Bertrand Etukeni Agbaw-Ebai
The disappearance of the thrilling exceptional and talented iconic musical guru Bebe Manga of Manyu Division has created a huge vacuum concerning female artists from Manyu Division and the Cameroonian musical world. It did not take long after the entire nation mourn her disappearance when another female artist from Manyu is making headlines across the United states of America in the City of Houston. She is already heading to become a celebrity with her Afro-Beats. She has combined her musical albums with mix-pop music to give it a kind of uniqueness. In short she is multi-talented in the world of music and above all a musician of all seasons. Born as Alice Akotarh in the Littoral region famous for music, she is also a native from Manyu. She took Alice Austin as her show-biz name and developed the love for music in her primary and secondary school days in Mamfe before moving to live in Douala were she improved and developed her talents from individual personal efforts. The non availability of financial means and promoters to go further was the cross on her path as she recorded a series of setbacks. But with increasing determination, love and passion for music, Alice Austin was blessed as her revolution came when she traveled to the United States to pursue her dreams in the music world of which the US is popular. Alice Austin has been on several and life stage performance and play-backs across the states of America. Her growing musical popularity and striking beauty is attracting too much media and big musical promoter from Hollywood. Her first album titled Coming of Age is the latest on Youtube.com she has been invited for a European tour that will see the Manyu base United States artist to Macerata in Italy, Brussels in Belgium, Berlin-Germany, Paris-France ending up in Cameroon in the festive December period.