Category Archives: Africa

Royal Messenjah – Gambia


The time has come to present Royal Messenjah from Gambia. He comes from a musical family with ancient music traditions. His parants are griot (for those who don’t know, the griots of West Africa were the ones that held history … Continue reading

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Majek Fashek / Victor Essiet and the Mandators – Nigeria


These two artists was a reggae suggestion from Tammy Nance on July 26: “I am a great reggae fan and as I look through your blog you have so many great things but you don’t have any Nigerian artists such … Continue reading

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Hassan Salis Link Man / Ghana


This new reggae artist was an inside tip from my brethren Humble Lion about one of his musicians in Ghana. Hassan Salis Linkman can be found on facebook (just click on his name). He is a multilingual roots reggae artist with a new … Continue reading

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Jhikoman / Tanzania


Here is a reggae artist with his own unique sound. Jhikoman (MySpace click his name) is the best known Tanzanian reggae artist. His lyrics in English and Kiswahili and unique singing style have been touching people since 1994. For Jhiko music presents … Continue reading

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Youss & DDR band / Algeria


This French Algerian artist/band was a reggae suggestion from Bastien who wrote: I wanted to introduce you a reggae artist from Algeria called Youss (myspace). Previously performing with a well known Hip-Hop-Reggae band “Intik”, Youss has turned himself to reggae … Continue reading

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Lucky Dube – Different colors/One people


This is the song we all should be singing. Lets take this seed planted in South Africa and spread it all over the world Your music lives on, Bless

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Fyah Quesi / Netherlands – Ghana


It is time for a reggae suggestion. Thanx Aquasi for bringing the light on Fyah Quesi(MySpace). Not much I can find out about this artist exept that he is most likely located in the Netherlands/Holland and judging from the flags … Continue reading

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Rigo Masiala / D.R. Congo


Here are some of his tunes and a link to Rigo Masiala’s youtube channel Found this tune Africaines through World Music blog reggae suggestion

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Teddy Dan / Ethiopia (Jamaica/England)


“With the recent release of Teddy Dan’s latest album Outta Shasamane, we have a great third addition, completing the Teddy Dan Trilogy. Teddy Dan (MySpace) remains for me the Rasta Emissary, carrying the same message of African unity that we heard on his previous … Continue reading

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Ras Naya & Free Island / Kenya – France


RAS NAYA originates from the kenyan ethnic group Mau Mau (pronounced mao mao). Author, composer and performer, artist and also an activist for the human rights. He is deeply commited to the street children in Africa and fight for their … Continue reading

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