Daby Balde,born in 1969 is an awarded Senegalese roots and traditional musician. Listen to his nice song “Boye“:
JOY is an indie rock group from Brussels, Belgium, formed in 2008. www.joymusic.be
Pablo Moses (born Pablo Henry, 1948, Manchester,Jamaica) is a roots reggae vocalist.
A year before the two german countries reunited , the band Herbst (autumn) asked on a gig for minute of silence for the victims of the massacre of Tiananmen Square in Beijing . After this gig they been banned for further live performances . With a trick , the band steals the tape with the soundtrack and smuggle it to West Berlin. The track “Backschischrepublik” becomes in 1990 a hit in west germany .(Tourists give a baksheesh (tip) in Islamic countries in general for services or favors.
Opira Morise Kato is a musician from Uganda singing “in Acholi-language and plays on a traditional Ugandan instrument called ‘Adungu’. He made this acoustic instrument into an electrical one.” (ugandanrecordings.com). Listen to his nice song “The Problem Won’t Allow Me To Sleep”:
Wes is a world music duo consisting of Michel Sanchez (ex member of Deep Forest) and Wes Madiko. Listen to their #1 “Alane” released in may 1997: