30 March, 2017 – Herleo Muntu, proudly releases one of the trending Chanson Hommage “Tshesekedi Waya Bimpa” in an epic style. Herleo is an example of iconium music exploration, with so many musical works to his credit. “Tshisekedi Waya Bimpa” which was released on the 1st of March 2017 and also followed by the music video on the 9th of March 2017.
A tribute song dedicated to Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba who was born in Kananga (Belgian Congo) on 14th December 1932. Tshisekedi is a statesman of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), former Prime Minister of Zaire and president of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS).
He was supposed to lead a fragile political deal aimed at averting serious civil conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo which was jeopardized by his death in Brussels on the 1st of February 2017.
About Herleo Muntu
He was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), HERLÉO is a Franco-Ontarian artist at the crossroads who is resolutely taking his place in the music industry in Canada, where he grew up. This dual identity makes him what he is today: a folk artist / Afro-POP artist, he has four albums to his credit and several hundred shows in Canada and abroad. He was a finalist in 2009 at the Prix Trille, including: best album, best male artist, best songwriter and best video clip.
Also a recipient of the COCAN Awards for Best Album in 2011 and finalist in 2013 at the African Entertainment Awards in the Best Male Artist category in Toronto. In 2014 he won the Best Album Award of the African Diaspora of Ontario and in 2015, he also returned to the trille or awards in the category “Most Outstanding Artist”.
For more information, visit: www.herleo.net