Gordon Masiala 

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Biography

A singer and songwriter from DR Congo based in London with a flexible sixteen piece band playing upbeat and high tempo Soukous, Rumba, Salsa and Afro-Cuban music.

Gordon Masiala the peroxide haired band leader and lead vocalist has been in music for over 20 years and performing worldwide with his band NKA Musica for over ten years since they got together in 1998.
This band is recognized as the best African band and the best dressed as they like to impress with their fashion clothes as well as their music.

Gordon Masiala has performed in most if not all the major events and festivals in the UK and Europe and has never failed to impress his audience with his upbeat and high tempo Rumba and Soukous. Gordon Masiala made countless successful and smashing performances at the big venues and festivals such as Stratford Rex, The Royal Regency, Double club, Africa Oye Festival Liverpool, World Music Festival, Africa Centre …

Gordon Masiala’s vibrancy and experience on stage didn’t come easy at all, although he makes it seem so. He is indeed part of the famous fourth generation of Congolese pop musicians in Diaspora. Born in DR Congo. Gordon Masiala grew up listening to Congolese legends such as Le Grand Kalle, Franco Luambo, Vicky Longomba, Dr. Nico, Tabu Ley, Zaiko Langa Langa, Papa Wemba, Pepe Kale, Kanda Bongo Man and a synthesis of traditional melodies and several other Afro-rhythms, which without a doubt developed into a distinctive Gordon Masiala’s sound.