Rodriguez Vangama

Rodriguez Vangama is an artist musician, born in Kinshasa. As a brilliant guitar player, he is often solicited for his talents as a musician, arranger or producer by famous stars such as Papa Wemba, Werrason, Jean Goubald and Monik Tenday. He played with the jazz band J’Affroz and has worked with artists such as Pierre Vaiana and Baloji, more specifically for the recording of his album “Kinshasa Succursale”. Rodriguez has toured extensively in Africa and in Europe with Lexxus Legal. With his own band, “Les Salopards”, he infuses popular Congolese music with flavours of jazz and of rock. He founded le Guez Arena: a cultural centre in Kinshasa for educating and producing different artists under his label Arena Music.