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Fally Ipupa’s penchant for super cars

Congolese musician Faustin Ipupa N'simba a.k.a Fally Ipupa during the interview at the Sarova Stanley on July 28, 2016. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA
Congolese musician Faustin Ipupa N'simba a.k.a Fally Ipupa during the interview at the Sarova Stanley on July 28, 2016. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA  

Maybe it’s proper to address the man appropriately. You can call him Fally Ipupa, but you can also call him Dicap La Merveille, or El Pibe De Oro or El Maravilloso, of Hustler or El Rey Mago, or Champions Love. Your pick. What would life be without choices?

You might know of his numerous awards and that he sang under Koffi Olomide of the Quartier Latin International music band for eight years before breaking off to start his own label called F-Victeam.

We met at the Stanley Hotel’s poolside when he was in town for a Coke Studio engagement.
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First, let’s get this out of the way and say I’m a big fan! You are probably to me what Franco was to my father. As a toddler, I was raised on milk, porridge and Franco.