Artist: Magic System
Magic System is a pop band from Yamoussoukro formed in 1996 who have helped the genre, Zouglou become popular. They are famous for their hit, Premier Gaou which has become a continental anthem.
They have also used their fame to advocate for peace and tolerance for refugees in Ivory Coast.
Magic System is a musical group from Abidjan in the Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), founded in 1996, featuring Salif "Asalfo" Traoré, Narcisse "Goude" Sadoua, Etienne "Tino" Boué Bi, and Adama "Manadja" Fanny.
Magic System's recordings, in the Zouglou dance style, have featured in the charts throughout Africa (selling over 1.5 million CDs), the West Indies and in France, where the band became one of the most popular modern African artists.
1997 Papitou including the hit single Momo
1999 Premier Gaou; a Bob Sinclair remix of the title track reached number 4 in the French charts in November 2002
2001 Poisson d'Avril, re-released as Un gaou à Paris in 2003
2005 Petit Pompier, featuring tracks with Alpha Blondy, Bionix on Ambiance à gogo and Kery James