Music from Jamaica – Toots & The Maytals

Toots & The Maytals are a jamaican reggae and ska music group, formed in 1963. Listen to their classic “Pressure Drop”, recorded in 1969, which was rated as No. 446 in the list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time by the Rolling Stone magazine:

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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.

Music from Puerto Rico – Tito El Bambino

Tito El Bambino is a well known reggaeton and latin-pop musician from Puerto Rico, born in 1981. From 1996 to 2004, he was active in the duo Héctor & Tito, where he became fame. In 2005 he started his solo career. Listen to his song “Dámelo”, from his brand new album Invicto:

Music from Commonwealth of Dominica – Nasio Fontaine

Nasio Fontaine is a reggae artist from the Commonwealth of Dominica. Listen to the great song “When”:

Music from the World – Jobarteh Kunda

Jobarteh Kunda is Munich-based international band with members from Africa, the Caribbean, the US, Italy and Germany. They formed in 1999 and are known for their world music. Here’s “Maimuna”:

Music from DR Congo – Rochereau

Tabu Ley Rochereau (born 1940) is a musician from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He is the leader of Orchestre Afrisa International and one of Africa’s most influential vocalists and prolific songwriters. Along with guitarist Dr Nico Kasanda, Tabu Ley pioneered soukous; he internationalised his music by fusing elements of Congolese folk music with Cuban, Caribbean, and Latin American rumba. Here is the song “Mokolo Nakokufa”