Abeti Masikini

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Abeti Masikini (9 November 1954, Stanleyville, Belgian Congo – 28 September 1994, Villejuif, France) was a singer from the Belgian Congo who was active in France from 1971 until her death in 1994 at the age of 39. Her music pulled from a variety of genres, including soukous, Congolese rumba, folk music, and the blues. She recorded 21 albums during her career for a variety of record labels including RCA Records and Polygram Records among others.


  • Berthrand Nguyen Matoko (1999). Abeti Masikini la voix d'or du Zaïre. L'Harmattan. ISBN 2-738-47823-9.