Saturday, February 9, 2013

Video: Black European music (women) - Black History Month special



Because it's Black History Month a special Black History compilation of chart-topping Afro-European (or Black European) female singers, who made their mark nationally and internationally. Next week the men. Best way to start is with a video of Sade - Nothing Can Come Between Us (UK) of 1988. The band's first hit single was "Your Love Is King" from the debut album, Diamond Life (1984).

Mica Paris - My One Temptation (UK) - 1988



Melis Sökmen - "Özlediğim" ("The one that I miss") (Turkey) - 1992



Native - Si la vie demande ça (France)- 1993



Zap Mama Adventures to Afropea I (Belgium) - 1993



Des'ree - You Gotta Be (UK)- 1994



Les Nubians - Makeda (France) - 1998



Awa Manneh - Shook Shook Shook (Sweden) - 2002



Buika - New Afro spanish generation (Spain) - 2005



Joy Denalane - Born & Raised (Germany) - 2005



Noah Sow & Das Heimlich Maneuver - Es brennt hier drin (Germany)- 2005



Tasha's world "glowing growing" (The Netherlands)- 2005



Sara Tavares - Balancê (Portugal)- 2006



Ayo - Down On My Knees (France) - 2006



Gaitana (Гайтана) - Shaleniy (Шаленій) - (Ukraine) - 2007



Estelle - American Boy [Feat. Kanye West] (UK) - 2008



6 comments:

  1. Some of favorite ladies! Sade, Zap Mamma, Buika, Des'ree...they are great. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. I would add Casandra Steen and Emile Sandé to this beautiful list. Love.

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    1. You are absolutely right, but Steen and Sandé are of a different generation.

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  3. Great list zap mama and Tasha's world are my favorite. Too bad I don't hear
    I need new music from them

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