In French. Listen to audio samples, learn about music from different genres and countries. Created with support from the Agence Intergouvernementale de la Francophonie, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication.
Everything about African hip hop. Formerly Rumba-Kali. Covers hip hop groups from Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zaire, Zimbabwe, etc. Articles from the late 1990s to date. Listen to the Rumba-Kali radio (African hip hop around the clock; you'll need a sound card, speakers, and Real Player).
"preserves historical recordings going back to 1929, all of Hugh Tracey's recordings and many from other researchers,..." Search its database for music to purchase. Offers MP3 music for purchase. Has lists by language and country of its Sound of Africa recordings. Their Music of Africa series is for those with a general interest in African music. Has the table of contents of its journal, African Music.
"...a non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate the public regarding traditional Shona music of Zimbabwe, including mbira music, and to develop a library of recordings to preserve that music." Information on Mbira performers.
All women's a cappella and percussion ensemble. Director and founder is Nana Akosua Baakan Agyiriwah. "Songs from Nigeria, Ghana, Cuba, Brazil and the Americas along with Gospel and Children's Songs are performed" accompanied by traditional West African Percussion instruments. Offers workshops. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.