Music from Barbados – Rihanna

Did you ever notice that the glamour-pop singer Rihanna is from Barbados? I didn’t so far! But she was born in Saint Michael on Barbados in 1988. Today, she’s best known for pop, R&B and even dancehall and hip-hop music and as an actress. Of course, her music reaches the charts regulary and won already many awards. Here’s a great remix(I prefer the remix instead the original) of her song “Umbrella”. Updated song for you!

Music from Taiwan – Jay Chou

Jay Chou, born in 1979, when Taiwan was chinese, is a taiwanese R&B and pop musician and actor. So far, he sold nearly 30 million albums worldwide. Listen to his great song “ting mama de hua”:

Music from the Nigeria/US – Iyeoka Okoawo

yeoka Okoawo is a Nigerian/American poet, recording artist, singer and activist. Her music includes elements from Soul, R&B, Rock, Hip-Hop and Jazz. Listen to her great song “Simply Falling”:

Music from the US – J-Boog

J-Boog, born in 1985, is an US-american R&B singer. We was born and raised up in Compton, California, and is rapping and singing since the age of eight. Listen to his great song “Let’s Do It Again”:

Music from the US – Frank Ocean

Read about his new album this morning in the newspaper, and listened to some of his songs, and I’m impressed! Franke Ocean, born in 1987, is an US-american pop and R&B musician who released his first studio album channel Orange Juli 10, 2012. Here’s his great song “Pink Matter” from one of the best pop and R&B albums in 2012:

 

Music from New Zealand – Pieter T

Pieter T, born in 1987, is a R&B singer and music producer from Hamilton. In 2009, he made his solo debut after some years in a boy band. Here’s “My Baby”:

Music from Ghana – Mimi Divalish

Mimi Divalish, Born as Wilhelmina Abiba Abu-Andani, Mimi who has now changed her name to “Habiba”  is a former Big Brother Africa housemate, a chemist, a fashion designer, songstress and a princess of the Andani Throne in Northern Ghana. She is signed to Movingui Records,managed by Paradise Entertainment and a realist who would speak her mind even if that would spark another controversy. Here´s her song “Leave Me Alon”

Find more about Mimi here

Music from DR Congo – Kaysha

Kaysha, born in Kinshasa 1974, is a pop, R&B and rap musician who immigrated to France. He already won some awards, e.g. the Kora Award for the best African artist in 2000. Here’s his song “Si tu veux de moi”:

Music from Zambia – Tino Farra

This beautiful girl with amazing voice is Tino Farra, a Zambian musician performing Afro-pop, Soul, R&B and traditional Zambian music. Here´s the song “Scarlet”