Africa Net picks

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Afropop Worldwide
Features and tour information from artists from Africa and the African Diaspora, as well as non-commercial radio programming.

African Music Homepage
Focussing on specific artists, there are lots of links and contests.

Arae International
An introduction to modern African sounds, with reasonably-priced CDs and videos for sale.

Babatunde Olatunji
Audio, video, photos and information about this African percussionist.

Black Music Archives
Black music artists and styles from around the world.

Blondy, Alpha
An independent site for the reggae star from the Ivory Coast.

Brother Ayouba
Reggae artist from the Ivory Coast who sings, writes and performs.

Chata Addy
A musician from Ghana, West Africa, who is a performer and percussionist.

Chief Udoh Essiet
Performer from Nigeria who presents traditional West African High Life music.

Children of Uganda
Information about a CD recording and tour by a group of Ugandan children.

Cora Connection
A straight-forward site about the Manding music traditions of West Africa.

A performer who wants to bring attention to the Ewe (Ghanian/Togolese) style of drumming. Find out about his projects.

East African Music
The music of Eastern Africa.

Fela Kuti Lives On
A memorial page for Fela Kuti.

Highlife Time
Music reviews, audio files, Ghana music awards and musc more.

ILAM - International Library of African Music
List of publications and videos available to order, with features on specific aspects of African music, such as the Mbira.

Jerri Jheto
Nigerian-born Reggae artist who now lives in the States, and fuses his sound with jazz and pop.

Kidjo, Angélique
An entire Web site devoted to this Afrofunk diva.

Kombuis, Koos
An unoffical site in Afrikaans which appears to originate in South Africa.

Kuti, Fela
A site dedicated to the controversial late singer and activist.

Lems-Dworkin, Carol
Publisher and author of books about African performance and music.

Maal, Baaba
A traditional African male vocalist -- learn about his background and recordings.

Madagascar Music on CD
A comprehensive list of all known Madagascar music recordings on CD, compiled by Ian Anderson, of Folk Roots magazine.

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