Lapiro de Mbanga

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Lambo Sandjo Pierre Roger (7 April 1957 – 16 March 2014), better known as Lapiro de Mbanga, was a Cameroonian singer. He is best known for his 1985 recording of “Pas argent no love” and for being imprisoned in 2008 after criticizing Cameroon president Paul Biya in the song “Constitution constipée” (“Constipated Constitution”). He was born in Mbanga, Southwest Region.

Mbanga died from cancer on 16 March 2014 in Buffalo, New York in the United States. He was 56 years old.[1]

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  1. "Lapiro de Mbanga: Cameroon protest singer dies". BBC. 17 March 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014.