Mopepe Mama is given bewitching strength by Mananga's soulful melisma. A seamless, uplifting work.” - Jane Cornwell


One of the best suprises to come along in quite some time. Musicianship is first class.” - Clive Davis

Sunday Times (UK)

The latest album by singer-songwriter Syssi Mananga is an absolute gem.” - Den Hukins

UK's African Music Guide

Mopepe Mama is a feat of international and virtual collaboration.” - Florence Villeminot

Encore! France 24

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30 September 2021

NALINGI YO premieres on youtube

After Mopepe, Nawe, MOKILI, and Ne Rentre Pas, Nalingi Yo is the fifth single from the album “Mopepe Mama” released this year.  Nalingi Yo means "I love you" in Lingala. Syssi composed this rumba-inspired ballad for her 10-year wedding anniversary and is a tribute to lovers everywhere.