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like franco and koffi olomide pride themselves in introducing new talent by having several singers on their payroll and pushing new talent to the fore front through their band (hence becoming a 'school' for the upcoming generations) many times their 'students' or 'singers' would have their own solo songs and chances to write new songs and try new things. the maestro would be credited for finding such great talent and the student would learn from the maestro and hope to gain recognition to further expand their careers.
here is ferre gola in the koffi olomide song 'insecticide'