Music in Africa
By Jennifer Griffin
Thumb Piano (Kalimba)
The thumb piano is one of the popular music instruments in Africa. It is a type of Idiophone, which includes instruments that vibrate without the need of strings.
How Has African Music Contributed to American Music?
Americans have learned to use African instruments and have been using oral tradition to put motivating messages into songs
Shakira - Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Song)
This song was written by Shakira for the world cup In Africa, you can tell that she put African roots into her song.