African Music to the World   

No longer buried under the impossibly broad category of “world music,” African music has exploded into the mainstream with artists becoming superstars with global fan bases. While a number of factors have contributed to its success – newfound access via the Internet, collabs with Western artists, and increasing bonds between African and its diaspora – it is on a steady, upward trajectory. If you want to be current with the latest and hottest music from Africa, NYT has some great additions to your weekend playlist.


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Stay informed and ahead of the game with our curated collection of the top 10 stories from Africa each day, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. On Fridays, gear up for the business world as we bring you the 10 most relevant and game-changing business stories. And on Sundays, prepare to be whisked away on a delightful journey through Africa’s vibrant lifestyle and travel scenes.