Music from Côte d’Ivoire – Dobet Gnahoré

Dobet Gnahoré, born in 1982, is a singer from Côte d’Ivoire. Since 1999, she’s living in Marseille, France due to civil wars in her homeland. Listen to her nice song “Abiani”:

Music from Algeria – Prince Negaafellaga

Prince Negaafellaga, a musician from Marseille France born in Algeria  . Here is his song ” Introduction ” a kind of “The End of the World soundtrack epos  ”

Edit:  a comment of user Tariq (thank you :-)  )

This is a mere remix of Lux Aeterna By Clint Mansell (Requiem for a dream). Not Algerian music at all….

Speaking of algerian music, here’s a song from the last album of Gnawa Diffusion (a famous and important band from Algeria).. it’s quite an event since they just reunited after a long break:

thank you Tariq for your comment, that helped a lot , Lux Aeterna has been used in the trailer of The Lords of the Rings , “the two towers ” , also used in the trailers of  Zathura – Ein Abenteuer im WeltraumThe Da Vinci Code – SakrilegBabylon A.D. und Sunshine. Prince Negaafellaga is a french rapper from Algeria. I belive he used it as an introduction to one of his album , but that´s not sure …………..excuse me ^^