Rikki Ililonga is a Zambian psychedelic rock musician who gained prominence as a member of the influential Zamrock band Musi-O-Tunya in the 1970's. While touring with Musi-O-Tunya, Ililonga rose to fame within the boundaries of his homeland, and soon branched out as a solo artist.
With his unique blend of rock and traditional African music, Ililonga captivated audiences both locally and internationally. His mesmerizing guitar skills and soulful vocals set him apart from other artists of his time.
Ililonga's music has been compared to that of Ofege, The Psychedelic Aliens, Amanaz, Ngozi Family, and many others. He was at the forefront of the Zamrock movement, which fused Western rock influences with African rhythms to create a sound that was truly groundbreaking.