Music from Sierra Leone – SMAC

Sierra Leone complained for more than 50 days not a single case of Ebola. This are  great news and great News should be celebrated. In Western countries, one  would have a press notice released  and allow ministers to visit hospitals. But West Africa works differently: the  SMAC sends first a beautifully optimistic music video in the world. We twerk with them

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Music from South Africa – The Black Hotels

Formed in 2006, The Black Hotels from South Africa are an alternative rock group from Johannesburg. Listen to their nice song “I’m The Ghost”:

5 songs as a Madiba tribute

No words. Just tribute to one of the greatest personalities of the last century.

Simple Minds (Scotland) live in 1990 with their Tribute Nelson Mandela :

The Memeza African Choir (South Africa) featuring Marika Hattingh and a group of international musicians with “The Rainbow Song”:

Johnny Clegg (UK/South Africa) with his song “Asimbonanga”, live in 1999 together with Nelson Mandela:

Trenton and Free Radical (South Africa) with their song “Mr. Mandela”:

Ciza tha Journalist (South Africa) with his song “Lion of Africa”:

R.I.P Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (born July 18, 1918 in Mvezo, Transkei, South Africa, † December 5, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa) found last freedom today

Music from South Africa – Simon & the Bande À Part

Simon & the Bande À Part are a South African indie folk and rock trio from Cape Town. They consist of Simon on vocals and acoustic guitar, Eric Michot (aka Mr Kito) on bass and Ross Campbell (Urban Creep, Benguela, Fetish) on drums and released 4 albums so for. Listening to their song “Blinking and Breathing”, I was just so amazed! It’s even more than wonderful, wow man.

Music from South Africa – Trevor Johnes

Trevor Johnes, born in 1949, is a South African film score composer. Listen to his soundtrack of “The last of the Mohicans”: