Legendary African Singer Koffi Olomide To Retire From Music After Almost 40years.

Legendary African Singer Koffi Olomide To Retire From After Almost 40years.

Africa and Congolese music legend Koffi Olomide, has announce that he will be retiring after the release of his album The "13 Apostles".

The singer said in a recent interview that he will be retiring to start his own production company call "Koffi Central".

Koffi also revealed that his last Album " 13 Apostles," will feature 4 CDs and 4 DVDs... Something that has never be done before. He said he wants to leave fans with something they will remind him by his retirement.

Koffi started his music career in 1970s after he  joined Papa Wemba's band, Viva la Musica, at first as a composer and songwriter, and later as a vocalist and lead singer. In 1986, Koffi formed his band known as Quartier Latin, which celebrated its 20-year-anniversary in 2006. The man has an eye for scouting talents - considering the fact that he's the one that discover Fally Ipupa.

Koffi's Haut de Gamme: Koweït, Rive Gauche album is listed in 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. He was also awarded the "Best African Artist of The Decade" at the Kora.

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