Highlife, kaiso, Afrobeat and more.
- Mande Music: Traditional and Modern Music of Maninka and Mandinka of Western Africa by Eric Charry, 2000.
- Mande Popular Music and Cultural Policies in West Africa: Griots and Government Policy Since Independence by Graeme Counsel, 2009.
- Fela: This Bitch of a Life - The Authorized Biography of Africa's Musical Genius by Carlos Moore, 2011.
- Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana by Steven Feeld, 2012.
- “Hawa Moore: Liberian Singer and Dancer” by The Philadelphia Folklore Project.
- “Gaha: A Dance of the Ewe Tribe in Ghana” by Steve Reich, Source Magazine, 1971.
- “The Significance of the Relationship between Afro-American Music and West African Music” by Olly Wilson, The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1974.
- “Melo-Rhythmic Essence and Hot Rhythm in Nigerian Folk Music” by Meki Nzewi, The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1974.
- “The Cultural Revolution, Artistic Creativity, and Freedom of Expression in Guinea” by Lansiné Kaba, Journal of Modern African Studies, 1976.
- “The Proud ‘African’” by A. Twumasi-Ankra Ofori and Ian Hall, The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1976.
- “An Igbo Second Burial” by Lorna McDaniel, The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1978.
- “Some Social Perspectives of Igbo Traditional Theatre" by Meki Nzewi, The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1978.
- “Some Structural Features of the Igbo Festival” by Meki Nzewi, The Black Perspectives in Music, Vol. 7, No. 2, Pg. 168–181, 1979.
- “Lack of Support Hinders the Growth of Liberian Artists” by Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh, The Perspective, August 2001.
- “Popular Music and Politics in Sékou Touré’s Guinea” by Graeme Counsel, Australasian Review of African Studies, Vol. 26, No.1, 2001.
- “Black Diasporic Encounters: A Study of the Music of Fela Sowande” by Bode Omojola, Black Music Research Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2007.
- “Hidden Rhythm: A Case For Clave As An Analytical Bridge Between West African Music and the West” by Orlando Fiol, 2007.
- “Une Nouvelle Revolution Permanente: The Making of African Modernity in Sekou Toure’s Guinea” by Nomi Dave, Forum for Modern Language Studies, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2009.
- "A Musical Instrument Travels Around the World: Jenbe Playing in Bamako, West Africa, and Beyond" by Rainer Polak, The World of Music, Vol. 52, No. 1/3, 2010.
- “Politics And Popular Culture: The Renaissance In Liberian Music, 1970-89” by T.D. Nevin, 2010.
- "Make It Funky: Fela Kuti, James Brown and the Invention of Afrobeat" by Alexander Stewart, American Studies, Vol. 52, No. 4, The Funk Issue, 2013.
- “The Politics of Silence: Music, Violence and Protest in Guinea” by Nomi Dave, Ethnomusicology, Vol. 58, No. 1, 2014.
- “Nigeria’s Women Bandleaders” by Ed Keazor and Uchenna Ikonne, Music in Africa, February 2015.
- “10 Ghanaian Afrobeats Artists You Need To Know” by Lakin Starling, The Fader, July 2015.
- “Between Here and There: Mr. Raoul K” by Florian Sievers, Red Bull Music Academy, November 2015.
- “Nigerian Music and the Black Diaspora: African Identity, Black Power, and the Free Jazz of the 1960s” by Martin A.M. Gansinger and Dr. Ayman Kole, 2016.
- “Sahel Sounds: Music From 21st-Century West Africa” by Jesse Jarnow, Pitchfork, February 2016.
- “Two Rungs Above Being A Pimp: The Rock and Soul of Post-War Nigeria” by Jon Pruett, Flood Magazine, June 2016.
- “Searching For Sugar Man: How Nigeria’s Joe King Kologbo Lived The Highlife” by Dean Van Nguyen, Bandcamp Daily, February 2017.
- “Playing the Backbeat in Conakry: Miriam Makeba and the Cultural Politics of Sékou Touré’s Guinea, 1968–1986” by Yair Haschachar, Social Dynamics: A Journal of African Studies, November 2017.
- “Guinea Unbound: Performing Pan-African Cultural Citizenship between Algiers 1969 and the Guinean National Festivals” by Yair Harshachar, International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, Vol. 20, Issue 7, 2018.
- “Finding the Original Sound of Burkina Faso” by Nick Thompson, The Vinyl Factory, April 2018.
- “The Balafon, An Ancient West African Music Instrument” by Chris Sylla, Gambia UK, October 2019.
- “The Ghanian Musician Who Helped Put West African Music on the World Map” by Ekow Barnes, CNN, December 2020.
- “Women in the Liberian Music Industry” by Robin Dopoe Jr., Music In Africa, March 2021.
- “Ayra Starr Is the Gen Z Voice Nigerian Pop Music Needs” by Hannah Ajala, Amaka, April 2021.
- “How Wizkid Became the King of Afropop” by Edwin “Stats” Houghton, GQ, September 2021.
- “When Music ‘Speaks’” by Amalyah Hart, Cosmos Magazine, July 2021.
- “Obongjayar and Sarz on the Eruption of West African Culture” by Wale Oloworekende, Dazed, August 2021.
- “Rokia Koné, From Mali, Sings for the World. Especially Women” by Jon Pareles, The New York Times, February 2022.
- “Kalangu, Gangan, Odondo: An Exploration of the Talking Drums of Africa” by Femi Agun, Spinditty, February 2022.
- “Getting To Know Adekunle Gold, Nigeria’s Afropop Treasure” by Jason Owusu-Frimpong, Complex UK, March 2022.
- “The Rise of Afrobeats: From West Africa to The Diaspora 1950-2010” by Christian Adofo, Billboard, March 2022.
- “From Nigeria to the World: Afrobeats Is Having A Global Moment” by Garhe Osiebe, Music In Africa, April 2022.
- “Guinea Music All-Stars: Bridging Generations” by Ron Deustch, Afropop Worldwide, July 2022.
- "Meet Moliy, Accra’s Wondergirl" by Korede Kaneto Akinsete, Amaka, September 2022.
- "This is Oroko Radio: Accra’s Radical Community Radio Station" by Blossom Maduafokwa, Amaka, November 2022.
- "10 Nigerian Women Making Moves Behind the Scenes in Music" by Toyin Zuleiha, Amaka, January 2023.
FILMS & SERIES
FILMS & SERIES
- Discovering the Music of Africa, 1967. 22m.
- Duro Ladipo, dir. Henry A. Doré, 1967. 30m.
- A Drum Is Made: A Study in Yoruba Drum Carving, 1978. 24m.
- African Music: Old and New, 1979. 20m.
- Djembefola dir. by Laurent Chevalier, Interama Video Classics, 1994.
- Time Bomb, 2017. 25m.
- Vieux de Niafunké, dir. by Ian Campbell, 2021. 63m.
PODCASTS & RADIO
PODCASTS & RADIO
- “Borderless Sounds: The New North Africa” by Afropop Worldwide, August 2020. 59m.
- “Nigeria’s Women Take Center Stage” by Afropop Worldwide, November 2017.
- “Lagos Roots: Fuji, Juju, and Apala” by Afropop Worldwide, May 2019. 58m.
- “Women of the West” by Afropop Worldwide, August 2019. 59m.
- “Afrobeats’ Global Takeover” by Pitchfork, November 2020. 47m.
- “Echoes of Yaa Amponsah” by Afropop Worldwide, November 2021. 59m.
- “Women and Music in Cross-cultural Perspective: Interview with Princess Hawa Daisy Moore” by Saywhar Gbaa, ECOWAS Radio, March 2022. 45m.