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Papa's Got a Brand New Wardrobe: Papa Wemba

Len Brown, New Musical Express, 11 March 1989

Film-star, superhero, total poseur, Zairean PAPA WEMBA brings his brand of designer World Beat to town, with a swish of posh cloth and a creak of costly shoes. LEN BROWN doffs his dufflecoat-hood to the godson of soukous.

Total word count of piece: 960

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