MAMADOU DIABATÉ – Tunga (fvll albvm)

Mamadou Diabaté (born 1975) is a Malian musician known for his work with the kora. He began playing quite early in his life, became known as a musician in the area of Mali in which he lived, and has since moved to the United States, recording several albums. Tunga (Alula Records, 2000) 1 -… Continue lendo MAMADOU DIABATÉ – Tunga (fvll albvm)

THE KORA: 21 string Gambian traditional instrument

The Kora (Manding languages: ߞߐߙߊ köra) is a stringed instrument used extensively in West Africa. A Kora typically has 22 strings, which are played by plucking with the fingers. It combines features of the lute and harp. The Kora is built from a large calabash, cut in half and covered with cow skin to… Continue lendo THE KORA: 21 string Gambian traditional instrument

ORIN: Música para os Orixás (documentário)

Os cantos e ritmos de origem africana têm grande influencia na Música Popular Brasileira. 'Orin’ é o nome iorubá dado às cantigas do Candomblé, que fazem a comunicação entre o mundo material e espiritual. O documentário longa-metragem mostra a trajetória de Iuri Passos, professor de atabaque no terreiro do Gantois e primeiro alabê a conquistar… Continue lendo ORIN: Música para os Orixás (documentário)

FATOUMATA DIAWARA – Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Abby O'Neill | February 3, 2022 Fatoumata Diawara is a true multi-hyphenate – an esteemed Malian singer, songwriter and actress who left her home country at 19 to pursue her artistry in France. By way of Como, Italy, she delivers a riveting performance alongside her bandmates, many of whom have toured with her since 2018.… Continue lendo FATOUMATA DIAWARA – Tiny Desk (Home) Concert


Newen Afrobeat is an Afrobeat band that started in 2009 in Chile. Newen Afrobeat revisits Fela Kuti's musical heritage. The word Newén means 'strength' in the Mapuche language. Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti (born 11 January 1983), who is called by the name Seun Kuti, is a Nigerian musician, singer and the youngest son of the famous… Continue lendo NEWEN AFROBEAT & SEUN KUTI – Zombie (Fela Kuti)

NDLOVU YOUTH CHOIR – Live @ Africa Festival Würzburg (2019)

The incredible Ndlovu Youth Choir from South Africa live in concert at the 31st Africa Festival Würzburg in 2019. Please note that all rights are reserved. Any copy or download of the concert is strictly prohibited. The Africa Festival Würzburg has been established in 1989 and is the largest festival for African music and… Continue lendo NDLOVU YOUTH CHOIR – Live @ Africa Festival Würzburg (2019)

FATOUMATA DIAWARA In Concert – 30th Africa Festival Würzburg (2018)

Woman power from Mali - Fatoumata Diawara live in concert at the 30th Africa Festival Würzburg in 2018. Fatoumata Diawara (Bambara: ߝߊ߫ߕߎߡߕߊ ߖߊ߯ߥߙߊ߫, romanized: Fatumta Jawara, born 1982 in Ouragahio, Ivory Coast) is a Malian actress, singer-songwriter and guitarist currently living in France. She received two nominations at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards for Best… Continue lendo FATOUMATA DIAWARA In Concert – 30th Africa Festival Würzburg (2018)

IMARHAN – Achinkad

Imarhan is an Algerian Tuareg desert rock quintet formed in 2006, in Tamanrasset, Algeria. Their first two albums, Imarhan and Temet, were released on German record label City Slang. 'Achinkad' is from the new Imarhan album 'Aboogi', out January 28. Listen / Shop : Follow Imarhan on Facebook, Instagram and more Lyrics.… Continue lendo IMARHAN – Achinkad

DIE ANTWOORD – I Fink U Freeky (live @ Hurricane Festival 2015) Sexy boySexy boySexy boyPlayboyI fink u freeky and I like you a lotI fink u freeky and I like you a lotI fink u freeky and I like you a lotI fink u freeky and I like you a lotMotherfuckers get buzzed off the spice that I bringGuess who's got the party jumpin'?Glow in… Continue lendo DIE ANTWOORD – I Fink U Freeky (live @ Hurricane Festival 2015)

MDOU MOCTAR – Live at the Niger River

An intimate performance from Mdou Moctar filmed at dawn along the Niger River. Mdou Moctar's new album 'Afrique Victime' out now on Matador Records. Order and stream the album here: From Mikey Coltun: Before it was decided that it was too unsafe for us to travel together outside the Niger capital, Niamey, we… Continue lendo MDOU MOCTAR – Live at the Niger River