Given the vastness of the continent, the traditional music of Africa is historically ancient, rich, and diverse, with the different regions and nations of Africa having many distinct musical traditions.
Traditional music in most of the continent is passed down orally (or aurally) and is not written. In Sub-Saharan African music traditions, it also frequently relies heavily on percussion instruments of every variety, including xylophones, drums, and tone-producing instruments such as the mbira or "thumb piano."
His belief in the genre’s potential spurred these collaborations, opening doors for countless talented youth and connecting African music with global audiences ... The D’banj and Snoop Dogg song was such a huge success that the International music community could no longer ignore the wealth of talent we always knew existed in Africa.
Whether you’re a music enthusiast, a party lover, or a shopaholic, Hyderabad has something special in store for everyone to bid farewell to 2023 ... Known for his unparalleled talent, Black Coffee’s music is a captivating blend of African percussion and techno, creating an electrifying experience for music enthusiasts.
The 21-year-old then shared what she feels is different about SouthAfrican music and American music. “I feel like South African music is just different, it’s more spiritual, I feel ... “This a huge moment for this talented beautiful young Queen and South African music. Let's continue to support her and South African music in general.
This year’s show is poised to be an unforgettable evening, featuring top-tier talents in music and fashion ...Iconic musical performances by renowned African artists will mesmerise the audience, while talented designers inspired by Africa’s vibrant cultures and natural landscapes will take the runway by storm.
... Simply PianoMusical event at the weekend ... Besides the headliners, the event also boasts a stellar lineup, featuring a diverse array of local and SouthAfrican talents, all ready to contribute to making this musical extravaganza a showstopper on the city's cultural calendar.
When a cast of talented SouthAfrican performers got on stage with Dolly Parton in Nashville, USA, the petite country music legend exclaimed, “I’m dumbstruck over Drumstruck”, portraying the sentiments of thousands across the globe who have been captivated by this unique South African export.
In collaboration with Africa Fest, SAMA29, is gearing up to be an exhilarating showcase of talent, entertainment, fashion and bright lights as it promises an unforgettable celebration of African music and culture ... DJ Sabby “The Best Thing Ever” Mtshali is a luminary in African urban youth culture.
Their first-ever set of nominations highlights the significant strides Platoon has made in the Classical and African music space over the past several years, as well as wellness, pop, R&B, hip-hop, and children's genres ... Says Linda Ayoola, Head of Expansion and African Music.
Music, in all its forms, has the power to connect us, heal us, and inspire us ... Through this column, I’ve had the privilege of sharing the stories of remarkable African guitarists ... to amplify the voices of African guitarists and to continue pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in music.
Benin-born, Nigeria-based Ayra Starr epitomises a new era in African music, as women assert their presence in a once male-dominated talent pool and the continent’s pop has finally become globally dominant ... a Grammy nomination in the new best African music performance category.
After dedicating years of toil, the 19-year-old on the autism spectrum has exhibited an exceptional aptitude for music. Last year, Li graduated from the MusicSchoolAttached to Xinghai Conservatory of Music in Guangzhou... Li showed a great talent for music ... Music has unlocked Li’s potential.
... enabling a broader audience to connect with their preferred artists and music genres. ... “Mdundo’s dedication to fostering African musical talent is commendable, and we are excited to contribute to their efforts by leveraging our expertise in digital advertising.
Boyé is known for his dynamic African-infused music and covers that have garnered millions of views on YouTube. He competed on “America’s Got Talent” in 2015 and was named Rising Artist of the Year and grand prize winner in a music contest sponsored by Pepsi & Hard Rock Café in 2017.
... that encapsulates the essence of contemporary African music ... This diverse ensemble of talent not only reflects Medikal’s commitment to showcasing the rich tapestry of African music but also highlights his determination to foster unity and collaboration within the industry.