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Pierre Kwenders (CA/CD)
Wednesday August 22, 2018 - Société des Arts Technologiques (SAT)
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Who: Montréal-based Congolese-Canadian singer, rapper, songwriter and DJ Pierre Kwenders, also in duo ABAKOS with Ngabonziza Kiroko

Style: Pan-African pop eclecticism, electronically charged R&B, hip-hop, funk, jazz and indie-Afro rooted in Congolese rumba, high-spirited boldly stylish performances

Labels: Bonsound

Latest: MAKANDA: at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time (2017)

More: He's a co-founder of Moonshine (originally an after-hours party coinciding with the full moon), now an artist collective, label and event crew focused on increasing the diversity of Montréal's creative output

Pierre Kwenders fluidly dismantles boundaries of genre, country and culture in his inventive indie-Afro electro sound, merging Western and African styles into warm grooves punctuated by impassioned vocals.

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