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EXPLORE AFRICAN MUSIC

African music, which is nearly always coupled with some other art form, expresses the feeling of life of the entire community. The sound of feet pounding the ground becomes the rhythm of the music whose notes are in turn transformed into dance steps. — Francis Bebey, African musician and scholar

Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide is a radio program and online magazine dedicated to music from Africa and the African diaspora.

Hosted by one of Africa’s best-loved broadcast personalities, Georges Collinet, and produced by Sean Barlow, the radio show is currently distributed by PRI Public Radio International to more than 115 stations in the United States, as well as stations in Europe and Africa.

Radio Africa

Since 1999, Radio Africa has provided a comprehensive guide to West African music archives, videos, discographies and reviews.

Addis Live

This website provides music, news and video that focuses on entertainment and current events in Ethiopia. The news and videos are updated daily. Addis Live also has a non-stop music-TV service that plays contemporary, traditional and popular video music of Ethiopia. The audio-music playlist includes hundreds of oldies, modern and traditional music from the different cultures of Ethiopia.

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