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Born Phillipe Ferreira in 1958 in Bangui the capital of Central Africa Republic, grew up in the Mbaiki surbubs of the city where he started schooling. He comes from a musical family, his big brother George Ferreira was one of the founding member of the great Makembe groupe. one of the most dominant musical groups in that country. His following the music path was obvious as nature! His music journey begun when he joined a group called L’ochestre Zakela 1970-71, before joining his big brother in Makembe…he composed his first song ‘Josee Pretee’ in 1974, this song was used and released by Soki Vangu with Bella Bella.1988.. Philippe with a new name Saladin left to study in Paris. beside studies he joined a group called Bizzgo Stars as their lead guitarists releasing one album. In the year 1992 he joined the star packed Soukous Stars..with two resident guitarists Dally and Nene who were overwhelmed by session work by other groups.. Saladin’s first role was the album MATII by Lokassa ya Mbongo in the epic track ‘Julie’. But his reputation was sealed in 1993 when he played the whole album SOUKOUS HOLLYWOOD( Morenita) an album thats sales rivaled their first album LAGOS/NAIROBI NIGHT 1989! ‘Aba Guimo’ was his sole composition on the album interprated by Yondo Sister. Saladin’s works can be found in many projects.to name a few.
-In Aurlus Mabele TOUR DE CONTROLE 1998
– In most of his wife’s Yondo Sisters solo albums post Soukous Stars..
– In Alain Kounkou’s album SUCCESS PLANETAIRE.
– In part of Koffi’s album ATTETANT 1999. (African Kings ft Passi)
– In Petit Pay’s projects.
– The group Bisso na Bisso albums RECINE 1999.
– Hipnoize album ELOMBE 2003.
Makembe – Famille Ti Zoug-Zing (1980)
Makembe – Samba Ti Mahorou (1987)
Makembe – Polo Kamba (1987)
Makembe – Koungba a Ounzi Na Gros (1987)
Dicky Roi & Bizzgo Stars – Francine (1988)
Lutchiana Mobulu – Mawe (1992)
Soukous Stars – Robin Pretty (1993)
Soukous Stars – Morenita (1993)
Soukous Stars – Rosy (1993)
Soukous Stars – Aba Guimo (1993)
Soukous Stars – Medley A (1994)
Soukous Stars – Medley B (1994)
Yondo Sister – Deviation (1993)
Lutchiana Mobulu: Passage (1994)
Pierre Belkos – Feu Vert (1994)
Pierre Belkos – Zemidjan Cotonou (1994)
Pierre Belkos – Fanta Malienne (1994)
Pierre Belkos – La Main Dans La Main (1994)
Yondo Sister – Madi (1995)
Yondo Sister – Derniere Minute (1995)
Jarrys Fimbo – Defi de Plus (1995)
Lutchiana Mobulu – Chiffre Unique (1995)
Alain Kounkou – On Dansier Comme Hier (1997)
Lokassa Ya M’Bongo & Soukous Stars: Julie (1994)
Yondo Sister – Bilanga (1997)
Yondo Sister – Ceci Cela (1997)
King Kester Emeneya – Moral Ya Mandela (1997)
Bisso Na Bisso – Bisso Fri (1999)
Aurlus Mabele – Le Crocodile (1998)
Aurlus Mabele: Tour de Controle (1998)
Lutchiana Mobulu & Zaiko Langa Langa: Velia (1999)
Bisso Na Bisso – Chaufe (1999)
Kanda Bongo Man – Sweet Ntumba (1999)
Miga Tape – Ambiance (1998)
BB Matou – Nakambo (2002)
BB Matou – Matou (2002)
BB Matou – Titilola (2002)
Jarry’s Fimbo – Ndongouna (1999)
Billy Dikossa’s – Christina (2000)
Yondo Sister – FBI (2000)
Yondo Sister – Sing (2000)
Canon Stars – 6eme (2002)
Yondo Sister – Mikili (2003)
Fally Ipupa et Mokobe – Malembe (2007)?
Petit Pays: Live Trianon (2016)
Jose Lema: Bampangi (2015)
Jose Lema: G Sebene (2015)
Alain Kounkou: Mana (1997)
Saladin lives and works in Paris as a producer and Music arranger. Enjoy!!!
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