Emile Biayenda, the founder of Les tambours de Brazza, one of Congo’s most creative percussion-led bands, talks to ...
Two traditional forms of music are gradually reemerging again in contemporary Kenya. Known as Omutibo and Omuchenje, these two are forms of processional music from western Kenya.
Guitarists Eric Bibb and Habib Koïté are each established musicians in their own fields. Blues for the African-American Bibb, the music of Mali for Koïté.
There are serious questions over the number of orphans in South Africa, as well as less serious questions over the most popular place in South Africa to cheat on one's spouse.
Antibalas are an eleven-piece Brooklyn-based Afrobeat band. They formed in 1998 just a year after the death of Fela Kuti.
Winner of this year’s RFI-France 24 Discoveries music award, Namibian singer-songwriter and guitarist Elemotho GR Mosimane joins the ranks of former laureates Tiken Jah Fakoly from Cote ...
Congolese band Staff Benda Bililli talks to RFI about going from the streets to Kinshasa to shaking up the world with their infectious brand of rumba.
François Marry's brand of ethereal Afrobeat-inspired pop has brought him as much success in Britain as in his native France.
Namibian singer-songwriter Elemotho took home this year's RFI-France 24 Discoveries award...
Singer and n’goni player Pedro Kouyaté is the only Malian to have cut his teeth playing in the Paris metro.