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African Folk - Music held to be typical of a nation or
ethnic group, known to all segments of its society, and
preserved usually by oral tradition.
Afro jazz - Refers to jazz music which has been heavily
influenced by African music. The music took elements of
marabi, swing and American jazz and synthesized this
into a unique fusion. The first band to really achieve
this synthesis was the South African band Jazz Maniacs.
Afro-beat - Is a combination of Yoruba music, jazz,
Highlife, and funk rhythms, fused with African
percussion and vocal styles, popularized in Africa in
Afro-Pop - Afropop or Afro Pop is a term sometimes used
to refer to contemporary African pop music. The term
does not refer to a specific style or sound, but is
used as a general term to describe African popular
Apala - Originally derived from the Yoruba people of
Nigeria. It is a percussion-based style that developed
in the late 1930s, when it was used to wake worshippers
after fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Assiko - is a popular dance from the South of Cameroon.
The band is usually based on a singer accompanied with
a guitar, and a percussionnist playing the pulsating
rhythm of Assiko with metal knives and forks on an
Batuque - is a music and dance genre from Cape Verde.
Bend Skin - is a kind of urban Cameroonian popular
music. Kouchoum Mbada is the most well-known group
associated with the genre.
Benga - Is a musical genre of Kenyan popular music. It
evolved between the late 1940s and late 1960s, in
Kenya's capital city of Nairobi.
Biguine - is a style of music that originated in
Martinique in the 19th century. By combining the
traditional bele music with the polka, the black
musicians of Martinique created the biguine, which
comprises three distinct styles, the biguine de salon,
the biguine de bal and the biguines de rue.
Bikutsi - is a musical genre from Cameroon. It
developed from the traditional styles of the Beti, or
Ewondo, people, who live around the city of Yaounde.
Bongo Flava - it has a mix of rap, hip hop, and R&B for
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rap, hip hop and R&B Tanzanian style: a big melting pot
of tastes, history, culture and identity.
Cadence - is a particular series of intervals or chords
that ends a phrase, section, or piece of music.
Calypso - is a style of Afro-Caribbean music which
originated in Trinidad at about the start of the 20th
century. The roots of the genre lay in the arrival of
African slaves, who, not being allowed to speak with
each other, communicated through song.
Chaabi - is a popular music of Morocco, very similar to
the Algerian Rai.
Chimurenga - is a Zimbabwean popular music genre coined
by and popularised by Thomas Mapfumo. Chimurenga is a
Shona language word for struggle.
Chouval Bwa - features percussion, bamboo flute,
accordion, and wax-paper/comb-type kazoo. The music
originated among rural Martinicans.
Christian Rap - is a form of rap which uses Christian
themes to express the songwriter's faith.
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Published: 02/21/17 Updated: 02/21/17