Angelique Kidjo - Malaika (Africa Festival 2012)

Papa Wemba- 6 Millions

Interpretations of Classics "Malaika, " "Soul Makossa," "Adouma," and "Asimbonanga" 

Angelique Kidjo - Agolo

Salif Keita - Folon

Koffi Olomide - Etoile d'Etat 

Ismael Lo - Tajabone (Live in Paris)

Mory Kante- Yeke Yeke Live Al Teatro Giacosa di Aosta (2012)

Femi Kuti- Beng Beng Beng

Lucky Dube - The Way It Is

Youssou N'Dour and Neneh Cherry "7 Seconds" Live Performance (New York City)

Aicha Kone - Adouma (1988)

Manu Dibango - Soul Makossa (17: 21) Olympia Paris - Concert 

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - Many Things

Johnny Clegg and Savuka-Asimbonanga 

Top 20 Best African Composers, Musicians, and Vocalists  

Salif Keita and Cesaria Evora - Yamore

Abby Lakew - Yene Habesha 

Hugh Masekela - Estival Jazz (Lugano 2009)

Cheb Khaled - Aicha

Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata Dutch (TV-studios in Hilversum 1979)

Tshala Muana Concert- Tshibola (1992) 

Alpha Blondy- Jerusalem

Meiway - Miss Lolo

Possibly the most influential African musician of all time, Fela Kuti was a multi-instrumentalist and a versatile genius. Here are videos of the best African composers, musicians, and vocalists: Manu Dibango, Hugh Musekela , Salif Keita, Cesaria Evora, Miriam Makeba, Youssou N'Dour, Alpha Blondy, Papa Wemba....

"The curious beauty of African music is that it uplifts even as it tells a sad tale. You may be poor, you may have only a ramshackle house, you may have lost your job, but that song gives you hope."

​- Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela extract from the book Long Walk to Freedom

Juluka and Johnny Glegg - Scatterlings of Africa 

Manu Dibango and Le Soul Makossa Gang Live 

(Paris 2005)


Brenda Fassie- Vulindlela 

Sékouba Bambino - Sinontena