Congolese Funk artist Elvic Kongolo has had a traumatic rise towards becoming a full time musician. Now is based in Oslo, Norway his commitments to music has been tested rigorously since arriving in the country.
Initially Elvic was convinced by his family to study but decided he wanted to follow his dreams and pursue a career in music. After initial levels of success the move eventually ended up reduced Elvic to living on the streets.
Through the help of friends Elvic has since come through the hard times and now is fulfilling his burning desire to spread joy through his music; performing in front of large audiences thanks to his energetic stage show which has elements of the frenzied performances of James Brown, Fela Kuti and Little Richard.
Elvic Kongolo’s new single ‘Our Story’ is released February 12th.
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