music videos from West Africa
December 31, 2007 4:28 PM   Subscribe

#1 African Music Website. Africa Hit offers an extensive and varied selection of great music videos from West Africa.

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Happy New Year!
posted by nickyskye (11 comments total) 30 users marked this as a favorite
Thankee, nickyskye!
posted by flapjax at midnite at 4:32 PM on December 31, 2007

Happy New Year dear flapjax! Pleased you're pleased. I find this music really joyous. Will watch the ball drop in Times Square from the roof at midnight. Wishing you a great year.
posted by nickyskye at 4:36 PM on December 31, 2007

Let me recommend Africa: Biography of a Continent while we're on the subject.
posted by Pants! at 5:14 PM on December 31, 2007

Check this one: some fine makossa from a very unlikely looking singer.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 8:55 PM on December 31, 2007

Very nice nickyskye. I've really enjoyed West African music for years, and see Youssou N'dour whenever I can.
posted by Eekacat at 9:43 PM on December 31, 2007

Thanks nickyskye! Now I will sleep with crazy awesome rhythms in my head.
posted by not_on_display at 12:01 AM on January 1, 2008

I have some great African pop and hip hop songs I've collected over the years. I'm especially fond of Zambian pop and hip hop. There was a great Zambian mp3 blog that's now gone that I'll forever regret not making a MeFi post of. Hopefully, one day in the future, I'll find myself in Zambia, searching for records by K'milian, Ozzy the General and other Zed music stalwarts. Zambia, unfortunately, very much not in West Africa.

That said, fine post. I just wanted to talk about Zambia.
posted by Kattullus at 2:48 AM on January 1, 2008

Oh God, not more of this west coast, east coast rivalry! :p
posted by Abiezer at 3:19 AM on January 1, 2008 [1 favorite]

West Coast is too cool, east Coast too intellectual.

See, it really is all about the US!

Thanks, nice post.
posted by Wolof at 3:35 AM on January 1, 2008

Great way to start the year—thanks, nickyskye!

/listening to Youssou N'dour as we speak
posted by languagehat at 5:46 AM on January 1, 2008

This is fun, lots of great sounds. I just finished watching Waiting for Happiness (a great film by the way, especially the cinemaphotography), and this site just keeps the music flowing. Thanks.
posted by caddis at 8:40 PM on January 1, 2008

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