You love Afro vibes? Then you should love this one! It’s an African celebration with Mama Africa, our 100% African music playlist! While Black is the new Black is giving you la crème de la crème when it comes to afrobeats and modern African vibe, Mama Africa explores a more traditional sound from the whole continent. Iconic artists and the future of the African music scene are gathered on this African music playlist. Bongeziwe Mabandla, Oumou Sangaré, Thabang Tabane, Fatoumata Diawara and more are featured on this playlist. Discover now our love letter to our Mama Africa.


1. The Calling   Muzi

2. Téoun Téoun – Benin International Musical

3.  Avion – Afel Bocoum

4. Account BalanceFokn Bois⁠

5. Dobagna Moh! Kouyaté⁠

6. Hey Jude Assagai⁠

7. Cinéma  Trio Madjesi & Orchestre Soliso

8. Black Woman – Gyedu-Blay Ambolley⁠

9. Nga ba compensadora – Pedro Lima⁠

10. Ritmongoma – Bonga


Traditional or contemporary African music, get the best of the continent on Spotify or Apple Music.


You might also like our other love letters to the continent with Mama Africa – Rumba Fever and L’Afrique, c’est chic or may want to try something different with our playlist Pardon My French.

Let us know what you think of this playlist on our Instagram or Facebook page. We’d love to know! Any suggestion for our next selection ? Write us on dapina.kola[at]