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Manu DiBango brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. DiBango began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Countdown at Kusini" (1976), "Black Joy" (1978) and the historical feature "Ceddo" (1978) with Tabara Ndiaye. His music also appeared in the crime flick "Anna Makossa" (1979) with Alphonse Beni and the comedy "Les Keufs" (1987) with Josiane Balasko. An actor as well as a musician, DiBango played a part in "Salsa" (1975) with Ray Barretto. In the eighties and the nineties, DiBango's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the drama "Less Than Zero" (1987) with Andrew McCarthy, "Colors" (1988) with Sean Penn and the Isaach DeBankolé comedy "How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired" (1990). His work was also in the Patrick Poivey thrilling adaptation "Black Light" (1994) and the Alfre Woodard dramatic comedy "Crooklyn" (1994). DiBango's music was also featured in "Black Dju" (1996) with Philippe Leotard, the dramatic adaptation "Forty Deuce" (1996) with Orson Bean and "Kounandi" (2004). His music was also featured in the Kassim Ouma documentary "Kassim the Dream" ...

Manu DiBango brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. DiBango began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Countdown at Kusini" (1976), "Black Joy" (1978) and the historical feature "Ceddo" (1978) with Tabara Ndiaye. His music also appeared in the crime flick "Anna Makossa" (1979) with Alphonse Beni and the comedy "Les Keufs" (1987) with Josiane Balasko. An actor as well as a musician, DiBango played a part in "Salsa" (1975) with Ray Barretto. In the eighties and the nineties, DiBango's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the drama "Less Than Zero" (1987) with Andrew McCarthy, "Colors" (1988) with Sean Penn and the Isaach DeBankolé comedy "How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired" (1990). His work was also in the Patrick Poivey thrilling adaptation "Black Light" (1994) and the Alfre Woodard dramatic comedy "Crooklyn" (1994). DiBango's music was also featured in "Black Dju" (1996) with Philippe Leotard, the dramatic adaptation "Forty Deuce" (1996) with Orson Bean and "Kounandi" (2004). His music was also featured in the Kassim Ouma documentary "Kassim the Dream" (2009) and the dramatic adaptation "Battle of the Year 3D" (2013) with Josh Holloway. DiBango's music was most recently featured in the Ice Cube hit comedy adventure "Ride Along" (2014). In addition to his music, DiBango also appeared on-screen in "Soul Power" (2009) with Muhammad Ali.

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 Soul Power (2008)
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 Salsa (1975)
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