New: African Classics Radio. The vintage sound of Africa, playing nothing but the best from the past! Tune in via web or mobile phone and listen to 24/7 hits and rare grooves from the African 1960s, seventies, eighties and nineties.
African Classics Radio takes you back to a time before auto tune, when singers recorded with a full live band. The era of Tabu Ley Rochereau, Fela Kuti, Pepe Kalle, Brenda Fassie, King Sunny Ade, Omar Pene and Salif Keita – the list is endless. Whether you grew up on these tunes or you want to discover the music that preceded the modern African sounds, African Classics Radio has got them all.
Musical styles like highlife, rumba, afrobeat, mbalax, bubblegum, ziglibithy, benga, chimurenga, fuji, makossa and zouk all have a permanent home in the non-stop stream, from the biggest hits to recently discovered obscurities. The playlist is constantly updated with new songs and styles.