Dibango To BKS: The Passion Lives On

BKS grew up with sound around him, and witnessed his father export Cameroon music, making France, Europe and the globe dance.

Vocalist, James BKS is set to release the first part of his studio album, Wolves Of Africa on July 8th, 2022. The first many Cameroonians had of him first-hand was during the Africa Cup of Nations closing ceremony in February 2022.

BKS featured in the grandiose ceremony, sharing the stage with Stanley Enow, and Daphne.

While to many Cameroonians that was the first time witnessing BKS in a live performance, it was to the singer, just another step in the ladder to greatness, a path he is all too familiar with. He had been gracing stages in Europe and other parts of the globe.

BKS was born in Paris in 1982 to legendary Makossa artist, Manu Dibango. Much like his father, BKS grew with music and sound around him. He witnessed his father export Cameroon music, making France, Europe and the globe dance.

Manu (L), BKS (R)

Dibango was known for among others, passion for his art speaking less and doing more.

BKS appears to be no different:
“I reveal the cover to you with a lot of emotions. I put my passion and dreams into this project…” BKS said of his upcoming album.

The album announcement comes shortly after the release of BKS’ single, Pana Njia, featuring Gracy Hopkins.

BKS who too is a lyricist and composer has had the chance to work with famous names including Konvict Music, T-Pain, Ja Rule and the legendary Snoop Dogg. He is currently signed 7Wallace of Idres Elnba

Pre-save Wolves Of Africa here.

– Giyo Ndzi

One comment

  1. Was among the Cmrnians to have know BKS only during the AFCON period, I am already a fan and can’t wait wait for #WovesOfAfrica

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