Sarakasi Trust


Performing Arts Development Organization

“Sarakasi” is the Kiswahili word for Circus or Acrobatics. Sarakasi is a performing arts development organization that was established in

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Rocky Dawuni


Singer/Songwriter

Grammy nominated musician and activist, Rocky Dawuni, straddles the boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create his

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Octopizzo


Hip-hop Artist

We all know that humanity has no boundaries; that being born poor or becoming poor does not make one less human. Though man has drawn lines that

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Roland Tchakounte


Blues Singer

“I’ve always been affected by the downtrodden and the oppressed. This new recording is an open letter to them, a way of giving them the

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The Kaya Collective


Band

The Kaya Collective is an international group of Nairobi based musicians who play a fusion of afrofunk, soul, hip-hop, rock n roll and jazz. They

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Samuel Yirga


Ethiopian Jazz Pianist

Samuel Yirga is an Ethiopian musician and composer.He knew from a young age that he would like to become a musician. Despite a number of

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Sarabi


World Music Band

“Its a glimpse of hope, hope for you to continue the journey” --Sarabi member Sarabi’s music is the bold voice of Africa’s youth.

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Somi


Singer/Songwriter

Somi straddles the worlds of African jazz, soul, and pop with a voice that Vogue Magazine calls simply “Superb!”Born in Illinois to

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Gael Faye


Singer/ Songwriter

Gaël Faye is a hip hop singer-songwriter influenced by Creole literature as well as hip hop culture. He is 2010 album produced with his band

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Sinkane


Musician

Sudanese-born and Brooklyn-based musician Sinkane boasts a style as eclectic and nuanced as his own musical trajectory and upbringing.  Born

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The Nile Project


Pan-African Music Collective

For three years now, The Nile Project has been busy showing the world the unsung benefit of regional cooperation: great music. This sprawling

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Gregg Tendwa


DJ

Gregg Tendwa is a multimedia artist, freethinker, and afrofuturist questioning and establishing the future of African identity. He explores

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