Music from Poland – Warsaw Village Band

Warsaw Village Band (known in Poland under the name Kapela ze Wsi Warszawa ) founded in 1997, is a Polish folk group, which consists in changing formations til  today. The band which is singing in polish is expected to be one of the most successful ensembles in Eastern Europe outside the mainstream. Even they describe their music as “bio-tech” or “hardcore folk” because they combine traditional Polish folk with modern elements such as the avant-garde together.

Music from Nigeria – Ibiyemi Ajakaiye

Ibiyemi Ajakaiye is a hearty Soul singer and songwriter who hails from Umorkpa in Kogi state. She discovered her singing talent at a young age but was so shy she insisted on singing backstage in her early years. From joining the church choir and then a band, her confidence built.  Today, she’s a recording and performing Soul artiste. Here is the song “Don’t Leave Me”

Know more about her here