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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo sprung to global fame after collaborating with Paul Simon on his multi award-winning album, "Graceland." The South African choral group have since ... Full story

Salif Keita

Another popular Malian export, Salif Keita is credited with being one of the founders of the Afro pop genre. He was also the first African ... Full story

Cesaria Evora

Grammy award-winning singer, Cesaria Evora, is the most famous musical export from the Cape Verde Islands. She has sold millions of records worldwide and is ... Full story

Youssou N'Dour

Senegal's Youssou N'Dour (right) has been one of Africa's leading and most recognizable musicians for more than two decades. Here he performs alongside rock legends ... Full story

Amadou et Mariam

Amadou et Mariam have come a long way since meeting at Mali's Institute for the Young Blind in the 1970s. The musical duo have received ... Full story

Rocky Dawuni

Dubbed "Ghana's Bob Marley," Rocky Dawuni has performed to audiences across the world as well as working with musical legend, Stevie Wonder. ... Full story

2Face Idibia

Another of Nigeria's most popular contemporary musicians. 2Face Idibia found global fame with his hit single, African Queen, in 2006. He has since been recognized ... Full story

Nneka

Nigerian singer songwriter, Nneka, says she only started singing in 2005. She has since made up for lost time; winning a MOBO award in 2009 ... Full story

K'naan

Somalia born rapper K'naan received international acclaim for his 2006 album, The "Dusty Foot Philosopher." He has since toured with Lenny Kravitz and collaborated with ... Full story

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