Where MJ got "ma ma se, Ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa" from

"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" by Michael Jackson - as well as Rihanna's "Don't Stop the Music" and more - salute a song credited as a MAJOR influence on Disco (one of the first "Disco records", as a matter of fact) as well as Funk and R&B tunes during the 1970s and 80s. It's Manu Dibango's "Soul Makossa," released in 1972. Since I talked about it, here it is!

Eric Paulsen

Eric Paulsen

I wanted to be in radio since I was four - and four decades later I still haven't grown out of it... Read more


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