Ndedi Eyango, known for his stage name Prince Eyango, is a musician from Cameroon.
In the 80's and early 90's he was based in Cameroon but recorded his first five albums in France. Eyango sings both in French and in English. His biggest hit, "You Must Calculate", was released in 1987. The same year he was awarded "best artist of the year" by Minister of Culture of Cameroon 1.
Eyango, founder and leader of his band "Les Montagnards", revolutionized makossa music by transforming it into a much more danceable form. Eyango moved to United States in 1993, where he has been based since. He is also a producer and owns a company, Preya Music which has produced Longue longue,Jacky Kingue,Tanus Foe,papa zoe,Marole Tchamba,Junior eyango,Rosy buch,Marcel Bwanga,Ndema System, and many more. Eyango toured in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America 2. In 2000, he was nominated for World music category at the LA Weekly Music Awards 3. He continues to fuse world beat and African rhythms with a vibrant display of intricate choreography, never failing to bring audiences to their feet. He has continued to expand his repertoire to incorporate a wider range of musical genres, thus bringing with it a more global scope. In 2007 he recorded an album called "on tourne la page" and won the best Artist "come-back" award.
In 2009,Prince Eyango returned to Cameroon with one goal--to bring his U.S. music knowledge to expand his career as a musician and producer, and to promote the vibrant culture and musical talent in his country of birth. His latest 2012 album "Apelle Moi" brought him a nominated for best male artist of the year; this nomination came to fruition on the Cameroon's Music Award night when Cameroon's Minister of culture announced the 2013 winner: Prince Ndedi Eyango.
With this latest honor, musical historians are certain to note Prince Eyango for his lifelong achievements.
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