With their song “Do They Know It’s Christmas (2014)”, the project Band Aid 30 (formed the first time in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure for the fight against hunger in Ethiopia) started this proejct a fourth time for the fight against Ebola. The most popular musicians of Band Aid 30 are One Direction, Chris Martin (Coldplay), Sinéad O’Connor, Bono (U2), Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin), Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit, Emeli Sandé, Rita Ora and Bastille.
DJ and producer Johan Hugo and Esau Mwamwaya, a singer from Malawi are the collaboration The Very Best. Their music is really an awesome fusion mix of traditional african music, jazz, dance, pop and hip-hop. Listen to their great song “Hear Me”:
Found this on jayjaymgee’s blog
Lovemore “Majaivana” Tshuma is a Zimbabwean musician, arguably the most popular Nbebele singer. Majaivana means good dancer and he has been known for his dancing on stage. Listen to his nice song “Xolani”:
King James is a pop musician from Rwanda. Listen to his nice song “Ese warikiniraga”:
Saw this artist on the East African Lifestyle blog
Bil Aka Kora, born in 1971, is a Burkinabé djongo, pop and afropop musician. Have a listen to his absolutely amazing song “Dibayagui “:
Eddy Kenzo, born as Edrisa Musuuza in 1989 in Masaka, Uganda is a popular dancehall and afropop singer. He lost his mother when he was 5 years old and lived on the streets for 13 years. Listen to his greatest hit so far, called “Sitya Loss”:
Genre: World Music
The Ghanaian world musician Adjiri Odametey, born in 1963 in Accra and now living in Bavaria, released his fourth album called “Dzen” by africmelo records.
My first thoughts while I was listening to this amazing album: my soul travels far away.
The album “Dzen” demonstrates that the Ghanaian musician Adjiri Odametey has absulutely reached the top of African World Music. With his warm voice and heartful ryhthms he lets your soul travel through the different sounds of Ghana. Absolutely outstanding!