Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia by size, but it’s considered first when it comes to arts and culture. This music video playlist is a small slice of the diverse artistic expressions coming from some of Melbourne’s best African acts.
Hear a blend of traditional African instruments by the Melbourne African Traditional Ensemble (M.A.T.E); funky jazz fusion by Black Jesus Experience; South-Sudanese modern rock by Ajak Kwai; electro infused hip-hop from rising talent, IJALE; and multi-award winning queen of soulful bars: Sampa the Great.
Black Jesus Experience- "Ethiobop"
M.A.T.E PBS Studio 5 Live Performance
Dugong Jr featuring IJALE - "Ceramic"
Ajak Kwai - "Let Me Grow My Wings"
Sampa the Great - "OMG"
Sampa the Great - "ARIA" Live Performance