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Queen Sàláwà Àbẹ̀ní - Wákà

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Subscribe to my Channel for music from all over the world at: http://www.youtube.com/user/eduardo31v 0:00:00 MIRIAM MAKEBA - Mbube 0:03:18 AMARYONI - Thembal...

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All My Nigerians: 7 People of Naija Descent That Surprised Me (At One Time or Another)

I still recall the first time I heard Sade's voice-- blew me away! I love her sultry voice and her overall style.

Learn a West African welcome song with “Fanga Alafia” which means “Welcome, peace, good will to you!” Also included in this lesson pak is a student article on Liberia, a recorded pronunciation guide for the Yoruba lyrics, and guided instructions on how to improvise a percussion accompaniment. Use this welcome song for the beginning of the school year, or to welcome guests to your classroom or school.

Africa | Gelede Masqueraders. Yoruba people, Nigeria. | © "The Dance, Art and Ritual of Africa". Michel Huet, Jean Laude, Jean-Louis Paudrat. Published in 1978, Pantheon Books

Keziah Jones by Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist. He describes his musical style as "Blufunk", which is a fusion between raw blues elements and hard, edgy funk rhythms. Also his Nigerian roots in Yoruba music and soul music can be considered a major influence on his sound.

Yemanja is an orisha, originally of the Yoruba religion, who has become prominent in many Afro-American religions.