Music from South Africa – Freshlyground

This Afro-fusion band was formed in Cape Town in 2002. The band members variously hail from South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Freshlyground’s musical style blends elements of traditional South African music (such as kwela and African folk music), jazz and indie rock. Here’s their nice song “Chicken to Change”, full of humour :D

Music from Angola – Filipe Mukenga

Filipe Mukenga, is an Angolan musician and songwriter born in Luanda in 1949. Mukenga started sing in 1964 influenced by  Beatles. He collaborated with bands like Os Brucutus, Os Indómitos, The Five Kings, The Black Stars, os Rocks, os Electrónicos, os Jovens and Apollo XI.

Performing Semba, Afro-jazz, Kilapanga and afro-fusion, Mukenga make miracle with his music. I hope you enjoy this wonderful melody about peace, unity, fraternity and also against  anger and war: “Angola no Coração” (Angola on my heart).

Music from Kenya – Fadhili William

Fadhili William Mdawida (November 11, 1938 – February 11, 2001), was a Kenyan musician/composer who is most famous for his song “Malaika” which he recorded with his band ‘The Jambo Boys’ around 1963. Here is the original song “Malaika”

keep reading about Fadhili William Here

Music from Kenya – Neema

Neema Ntalel Kirisuah, was born in the Great Rift Valley, Kajiado, south of Nairobi. With her blend of neo-soul, afro-fusion and jazz music, her work has already earned her a number of useful nominations and awards. Here´s her song “Let’s Talk About Love”

find her Bio here