began her international career as one of the singers of Zap Mama
a Belgium-based group of a-cappella singers, led by the Belgian-Congolese
. Zap Mama was extremely successful during the 1990s, and Sally was part of it from late 1992
till late 1996. But before that, Sally Nyolo was active as backing vocal and singer on many records and concerts of
, Princesse Erika
After she left Zap Mama, her musical talents, both as singer and as composer, developed further. This
enabled her to bring out several solo albums, largely drawing on the same musical sphere as Zap Mama, but
increasing the use of traditional rhythms and instruments from the forest region of central Cameroon.
Her vocal abilities are stunning, the musical pictures she is drawing are intriguing...
• Musicians on « Multiculti »:
(vocals, backing vocals, percussion)
(bass, guitar, balafon)
and many others.
1965, in Eyem-Meyong (near Monatélé)
African vocal, folk, bikutsi