Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba, also known as Koffi Olomide (August 13, 1956), is a DR Congolese soukous singer, dancer, producer, and composer.
Born in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo, to a DR Congolese mother and a West african father. Koffi grew up in the city of Kinshasa. He earned a scholarship and went to study in Bordeaux,France where he obtained a business degree. While in France, he began playing the guitar and writing songs for many famous congolese artists. Upon his return to Congo he was a member of Viva la Musica, Papa Wemba's band. Koffi popularized the slower style of soukous, which he dubbed Tcha Tcho. It gained popularity outside Congo. Koffi's music can be quite controversial, taking on current events and topics considered taboo in some conservative societies. He has also participated in the salsa music project Africando.
Koffi has won four Kora Awards in South Africa and an award as best artist of the decade. He is married and the father of seven children.
Olomide's album ''Haut de Gamme: Kowe´t, Rive Gauche'' is listed in 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
In December 2001 Olomide released "Effrakata", a double CD album featuring 16 tracks.
Label: Jimmy's Production | Released: 2015 | Length: 62'12"