AfricanMusiciansProfiles is a  web site based in Britain. Contact by email for any reason: [email protected]

CDs, books, magazines such as fRoots and The Beat, and videos are available from Stern's Records, 74/75 Warren Street, London W1P 5PA Tel. 020 7387 5550. Sterns is a shop with branches in London, New York and Sao Paolo and is also a record label. There is an on line service for purchases:
Listen live to African Beats with Uncle Sam every Saturday 10pm-midnight on London's Choice 107.1 FM NOW ON THE WEB!!! Check out Uncle Sam's web site that includes recent playlists and much more: Uncle Sam of Africa.
Triple Earth is a UK-based record label. Included in the catalogue are Aster Aweke and Mose Fan Fan. Address: P.O. Box 240, Wembley, HA0 4FX. email [email protected]
For more on African Music, including up-to-the-minute special features and photos on Congolese music by Martin Sinnock, visit the USA-based
If you are interested in a web site devoted to Papa Wemba and his bands: history, news, discography, and photos, go straight to
For full info on top Zambian artists and their music: Shatel, JK and many more check the Mondo Music web site.
NATARI is the place to go to efficiently buy African music over the internet in different formats: CD and vinyl too. There's a huge selection available, all arranged by country:
Have a look at a very informative web site devoted to classical music by Africans and people of African descent: African composers included in the site are Fela Sowande and Samuel Ekpe Akpabot of Nigeria, and Mzilikazi Khumalo and Michael Mosoeu Moerane of South Africa.
Visit to find out all about this exciting world music CD label.
African musicians featured include Oliver Mtukudzi and Habib Koite. On the site there is an on-line catalogue and much, much more!
The Africa Centre is a venue in London's Covent Garden with a variety of music and arts events. Info is on their web site
or Tel: 0207 836 1973
Visit Wrasse Records for their catalogue that includes CDs by Angelique Kidjo, Souad Massi, Femi Kuti, Ismael Lo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and more...
Mad Minute Music is an agency in France for booking, amongst others, Rokia Traore, Sally Nyolo, Ismael Lo, Cheikh Lo, Kékélé and Papa Wemba. Their web site has both English and French versions.
Antibalas are a top Afro-beat band based in New York and their web site is at
PHAT! is a top quarterly Music and Entertainment magazine based in Kenya but now available world-wide. Check their web site:
Grandmasters is a high quality, fast-moving and enterprising recording studio based in Arusha, Tanzania
For details about Nigerian Afro-beat saxophonist/vocalist Lagbaja, including his tour dates and discography, go to
Information about the spectacular Zimbabwean band Imbongi headed up by poet Albert Nyathi can be found at
Zimbabwean Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits feature on web sites whose addresses are and
Information about Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita and Jamoral is on their web site
Check out more details on Baaba Maal at
A site featuring African jazz artists like Claude Deppa,Pinise Saul and Lucky Ranku and groups The Master Drummers of Africa, the Kings of Lagos and The South African Gospel Singers can be found at jazzafrica
 The legendary kora player from Guinea, Mory Kante, has a web site with version in English, French and German at with lots of info, including discography.
For information about Gambian koraplayer Dembo Jobarteh and his Gambian Griot School of Music and Dance, visit www.gambiangriot
The web site for Afrique Horizon magazine includes a page featuring guitarist Santana Mongoley from Congo and an interview with South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim.

If you are planning an event or gig, and would like to have a live Congolese-rumba band you can enquire about bookings for Mose Fan Fan or Koko Kanyinda by emailing: [email protected]