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Genre: World: Africa / African Music

Found 114 tracks

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. This composition is inspired by a street in Dar es Salaam called "Mtaa Kongo". A very busy street with a lot of people. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 166 BPM]

Melodic track featuring African choir voices, african chants and african percussion mixed with more contemporary pop/rock guitar, bass, and strings. African style vocal chorus. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Peace, love and unity with an upbeat, danceable rhythm perfect for documentaries, travel, psa's, movies, sports, dancing and celebrating. Mixes contemporary and traditional sounds featuring Kalimba, various percussion, guitar, synth and bass. [Tempo: Medium / 125 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. This track is inspired by "Kuchanganyuikiwa", which means Confusion. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 170 BPM]

An African inspired instrumental beat with a hip hop influence and vocal chanting. [Tempo: Slow / 78 BPM]

Relaxing, pulsing, mid-tempo track, with a remarkable flute melody and bouncing percussion, this is the perfect mix between excitement and relaxation. Suitable for presentations, commercials and other productions that require a soothing and uplifting soundscape. [Tempo: Medium / 104 BPM]

Joyful, upbeat African rhythms and infectious melodies guaranteed to make you feel good. Traditional percussion, guitar, saxophones and balafon perfect for documentaries, travel, kids tv and festive celebrations. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 110 BPM]

Africana pop. Bouncy African style with jangly guitars, percussion and horn stabs. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

This track features a traditional ethnic African ensemble. It has a trancelike tribal quality and is festive in nature. Great for documentaries, nature and cultural themes. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 158 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Bugobogobo fusion" is a dance for digging from the tribe called Sukuma. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. In the Makonde tribe, they have a small animal, about the size of a cat, which they "Bwea". This animal feels they are stronger than the other animals, even though it is small. This rhythm is inspired by them. [Tempo: Medium / 109 BPM]

Modern African track with a relaxed, funky and feel-good groove. Features percussion, sax, marimba, electric piano, drums and bass. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Catchy, upbeat, modern African track with saxophones, guitars, percussion and bass. Happy and positive vibe great for travel, commercials, family and children, celebrations, dancing or any project looking for a fun, african themed soundtrack. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 BPM]

Long (8:30) African soundtrack piece which goes through many different stages throughout it's duration - from the floating to the rhythmic, from light to dark, from sparse to dense, from the tribal to the ethereal, there are many different cues in this piece, all contributing to a highly useable African soundscape. Also, 8 different music loops are offered - these are useful if you want to keep a particular part playing for longer... just use the loop and loop it for as long as you need. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 109 BPM]

This track features traditional African instruments along with bass guitar. It has a positive and uplifting vibe and can work in both traditional African and modern African settings. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 110 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Lipango" is a hunting dance from the Pangwa tribe. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 161 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Tembea" means Walk, and this piece is inspired by the sound and feel of walking. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 175 BPM]

African drums, vast landscape. Eerie, mystical and lively. Also available in an ambient version, without the percussion. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Continuously forward driving track with minimal accompaniment. Ideal for uses in the background such as scenes of tasking. Positive and productive mood with middle energy level and mid-tempo. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Ikibwenga" means strong men. The tribes men have dance competitions, for example to get a wife, or as other competitions between men in that tribe. Inspired by the Nyakyusa tribe from Songea, in the Southern part of Tanzania. [Tempo: Medium / 103 BPM]

Gentle and uplifting traditional African music with a modern flavor. Features kalimbas, Kora and an African drum ensemble. Available in various mixes with/without different instruments in the mix. [Tempo: Medium / 136 BPM]

Upbeat and joyous African track with percussion, kalimba, marimba, flute, saxes, strings and bass. Great for travel, nature, wildlife, celebrations, inspiring stories, documentaries, sunshine, safari, children playing, commercials and corporate projects. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 127 BPM]

Almost entirely percussion driven track. Upbeat african rhythms with multiple drums. A subtle underlying bass line, influenced by trance music. Occasional African flutes. [Tempo: Medium / 105 BPM]

African jungle influence mixed with electronic and dance music, this is a pretty sparse production, suitable for use with jungle or rainforest footage, fun and games in the jungle, African safari etc. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

A talking drum provides nerve to this sparse and seductive journey to the deep forests. Occasional chants in background. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 70 BPM]

This track features a traditional ethnic African ensemble. It has a dancelike tribal quality and is festive in nature. Great for documentaries, nature and cultural themes. [Tempo: Medium / 107 BPM]

South Africa, instrumental Africana. Happy, positive, playful with electric guitars, fretless bass and african percussion. World pop. [Tempo: Very fast / 141 BPM]

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Rhythmic African underscore. Djembes and congas, shakers, subtle marimba and occasional African flutes and chants. Dark, pensive. Voodoo / Tribal. [Tempo: Medium / 115 BPM]

Up-tempo South African. Africa style electric guitar with marimbas and drums / percussion. Fun, friendly, and sunny. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. This piece is inspired by the Dance for the Zalamo tribe from coast area, what boys dance to after iniciations (a traditional tribal "coming of age" ritual). [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 174 BPM]

A track with all the flavor of Africa. Travel, culture, food and everything that represents this amazing continent and its people. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

Uplifting, hypnotic and very motivated african percussive track with kalimba, choir vocals and plenty of driving african rhythms. Very groovey and energised. [Tempo: Fast / 150 BPM]

Intense and uplifting tribal drum workout. African drum loops intertwine with vocals and kalimba. Energetic, driving and powerful. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Percussive, heartening, and with a touch of exoticism, this is a warm, mid-tempo jazzy track, with flutes, synths and organic percussion. Suitable for productions that require a heart-warming, yet somehow exciting backdrop. Great for commercials, features and shows with a touch of freshness and exhilaration. [Tempo: Medium / 112 BPM]

Happy song with lively african percussion beat and traditional ethno instruments like kalimbas, flutes, strings and African voices. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

African drums & singing. World acoustic, mystical, lively. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

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All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Bata" means duck, and this piece is inspired by ducks. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

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