Music from Jamaica – Akua Kamau

Akua Kamau is an indie, blues, pop, reggae, jazz, ethnic musician from Jamaica. Listen to his nice piece “Cries Of The Ancestors” as a tribute to the african ancestors.

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Music from Colombia – Totó la Momposina

Totó la Momposina is a colombian singer of Afro-Colombian and Indigenous descendet, born in 1940 as Sonia Bazanta Vides. Listen to her great song “El Pescador” in english ‘The Fisher’:

Music from Benin – Ifé

Ifé, a beninese singer has released a new  album full of world, afro pop and jazz music. Arranged by Lionel Loueke, who already worked with e.g. Angelique Kidjo. Listen to her first EP “Agbaleleman”:

Music from Peru – Perú Negro

Perú Negro, formed in 1969, is an Afro-Peruvian folk and world music ensemble, which was founded to celebrate Peru’s black culture. Listen to their nice song “ToroMata”:

Music from Ghana – Adjiri Odametey

Adjiri Odametey is a rising “star” of world music, born in Ghana. In his songs, he mixes afro-beats with folk, roots and world elements. Listen to his nice song “Etoo”:

Music from Belgium – Think Of One

Think Of One are a belgian funk, afro and jam band from Antwerp. Listen to “Um Paletó”:

Music from South Africa/UK – Trenton and Free Radical

Trenton and Free Radical, is a Cape Town based afro-beat/Reggae/hip-hop group. Here’s their song “Tomorrow’s Day”:

Listen to Barefoot Hope too