From the edges of the Saharan desert, to the cliffs of The Cape, and from the Indian to the Atlantic Ocean, Africa has produced music for thousands of years, and has influenced popular music around the World, especially contemporary music from Cuban and Latin beats, to blues, soul, and rock.
Enjoying some songs from different countries of the Continent for this Sunday Selection.
Kadi Kadi by Ali Farka Toure (Mali)
Nzaji by Mario Rui Silva (Angola)
Dança Ma Mi Criola by Tito Paris (Cape Verde)
La Milonga de Ricardo en cha-cha-cha by Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca (Congo)
Lekela Muadi by Tshala Muana (Congo)
Abiani by Dobet Gnahore (Ivory Coast)
Kothbiro by Ayub Ogada (Kenya)
Avelo by Tarika (Madagascar)
Sawale by Kotoja (Nigeria)
Masakhane by Miriam Makeba (South Africa)
Mfan Omncane by Dorothy Masuka (Zimbabwe)
Wasuze Otya? by Samite (Uganda)
Wake Up by Oliver Mtukudzi (Seneg