Sub-Saharan Africa: Icons of Afropop
- Understand the connection between traditional and popular music styles in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on the Republic of South Africa and West African region.
- Recognize the major popular music styles of sub-Saharan Africa discussed, e.g., Highlife.
- Identify prominent artists associated with sub-Saharan African popular music, e.g., Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Flashcards of Glossary Terms
Listening Guide Audio
Additional Audio Examples and Links
Mbaqanga Drum Patterns
- African Drums: Ultimate Tribal Drums and African Rhythms from Sénégal, Ghana, Casamance, Burkina Faso, Guinee. West African Drum Music - African Drums Collective
- iTunes Essentials: Afrobeat
- M'Bemba - Salif Keita
- Pata Pata - Miriam Makeba
- Sangoma - Miriam Makeba
- Television - Baaba Maal
- Tsotsi (Music from and Inspired By the Motion Picture) - Various Artists
- Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony