“Traditional African music is symbolic, an expression and validation of psychic energy.” W. Komla Amoakua In traditional Africa, music is an integral part of life and is linked with the worldview of the society in which it is produced. It has social, ritual, and ceremonial functions as well as some purely recreational purposes. Traditional art forms, including music, are rooted in mythology, legends, and folklore, and are associated with gods, ancestors and heroes. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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Carpenter Theatre at Richmond…
Richmond, United States
37.541518 -77.437345
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Ferguson Center for the Arts
Newport News, Virginia Beach VA, United States
37.061368 -76.493628
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Friday 30 January 2015
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Lisner Auditorium
Washington DC, United States
38.898934 -77.046682
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Saturday 31 January 2015
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Wilkins Theatre
Union, NJ, New York, United States
40.763864 -73.983188
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Tuesday 3 February 2015
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Eisenhower Auditorium
University Park, United States
40.801466 -77.862124
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Wednesday 4 February 2015
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Byham Theater
Pittsburgh, United States
40.443779 -80.002463

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  • Cymandey

    I did a mix with stuff from Congo, benin, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and some other places. Feel free to check that one out:

    December 2014
  • Augustinsalumu

    J'amie l afrique c7 ma contina rdcongo mon pays kinshasa c7 mament terre .ferre gola l artiste que j amie beaucoup

    August 2014
  • joni_zougcasto

    Kompil No1 ZOUGCASTO 19 hits sold out will be soon released ! I love you all !

    March 2013
  • mafundi

    African music is so true and real and alive. Wonderful!

    September 2012
  • RedAcid

    Dear friends, we are happy to invite you at PLAI FESTIVAL in Timisoara, Romania at the Banat Village Museum, 14-16 of September 2012: 3 days of concerts + cultural activities --- PATRICE & The Supowers, FATOUMATA Diawara, AZIZA Mustafa Zadeh, OQUESTRADA, BLUE NIPPLE BOY, The GANGA JAZZ ENSEMBLE and SUBCARPATI. --- 40 cultural partners (NGOs, cultural institutes, embassies) will offer free workshops, theater performances, movie screenings etc… Try every workshop, relax in the OPEN AIR at the ChillOut with SILENT DISCO, enjoy some SUSHI and find out what WORLD MUSIC is all about directly from this year's artists. Please feel free to send this invitation to all of your friends who might be interested in this event. We thank you and we will welcome you at PLAI! &

    September 2012
  • veganboy-

    Some stuff from the south African Underground

    February 2012
  • kevwelity

    shout out to all the old players in the nigeria music industry and to the whole of Africa. i love you

    December 2011

    Shout out to 1LOVE Africa. Respect BABA FELA!

    December 2011
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