Musician/Beatmaker/Composer - Producer

Engone Endong

Last updated: May 24, 2024

Musician/Beatmaker/Composer - Producer, beat-maker, field recordist and Instrument of Ancestors, Engone Endong offers an alternative approach to music and gabonese tradition by cleverly mixing ancestral knowledge with contemporary electronic, hip-hop and experimental sounds. Collaborating internationally as a DJ/producer with such artists as Elom 20ce from Togo, Pamela Badjogo/Prix RFI Découverte finalist, and Société des Arts Technologiques, he also composed soundtracks for the movie “Les Etats-Unis d’Afrique: au-delà du hip-hop” by Yanick Létourneau (PERIPHERIA, Prix de la Critique RIDM 2011). He performed alongside the legendary American DJ Rich Medina and was the headline of the Piknic Electronik festival in 2013. His politically instrumental album #OKENG was critically acclaimed by OKAYAFRICA and AFROPUNK. Since 2017, he has collaborated with Rhodnie Désir on many works as Dusk Society (2017), BOW'T TRAIL Retrospek (2020), BOW’T-Tio’tia:ke (2021), Conversations (2021), MWON’D (2022) and he is currently working on her new piece Symphony of hearts (2024).


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