Nigerian 80s artist William Onyeabor.
The search for old or new African sounds is based around a nostalgia culture that is endemic to Anglo-American popular music.
The cover of Ray Lema’s album, ‘Nangadeef’.
The Congolese album ‘Nangadeef’ remains largely unexplored, despite its genius. As a rich repository of Afrofuturistic data, it deserves to be delved into by lovers of African art.
Papa Wemba’s coffin at a memorial in Kinshasa on May 3 2016.
Papa Wemba was one of the most active ambassadors of Congolese urban music on the global stage. He did this by fusing international musical styles with authentic Congolese grooves.
Ivorians attend a memorial service for the late Congolese singer Papa Wemba in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 27 April 2016.
Congolese singer Papa Wemba might have been one of Africa's best loved musicians - but his politics wasn't popular with all his compatriots.
Aline Frazao Angola at Sauti za Busara.
Non-commercial arts organisations face a funding dilemma. Confronted with limited local support, they are forced to rely on inconsistent international donors.