Francesco Nchikala is an artist musician, author-composer-performer born in Lubumbashi on June 23, 1983. After various international collaborations and committed to artists, he founded the non-profit organization MANUS. In 2013, he released his first album "Lettres Ouvertes". Since 2017, he is hired as artistic director by the complex "La Plage". He never stops performing and making his music travel beyond the borders of the African continent (Belgium, San Salvador, Spain, Italy, Sweden, etc.).