“African Playground” is an exciting and informative musical journey to Africa for listeners of all ages!
From Putumayo's award-winning Playground series of world music CDs for children, this CD takes the listener to Africa, a continent full of energetic music and rich in culture. African Playground is filled with great songs by artists from several African countries, including a previously unreleased track by world music superstar Angelique Kidjo. The upbeat rhythms and appealing melodies on this musical tour will keep kids engaged, while educators will appreciate the cultural information and fun musical facts that are presented.
African Playground includes entertaining and informative multi-lingual liner notes, song lyrics, cultural information, a music glossary and colorful illustrations.
Angelique Kidjo - Battu (Benin)
Them Mushrooms - Jambo Bwana (Kenya)
The Mahotella Queens - Mbube (South Africa)
Mose Fan Fan - Hello Hello (Congo)
Vieux Diop - Sing Lo Lo (Senegal)
Dr. Victor - Kalimba (South Africa)
Tarika Sammy - Hendry (Madagascar)
Samite - Munomuno (Uganda)
Saleshe Damassae - Hoya Hoye (Ethiopia)
Bakithi Kumalo - Sangoma (South Africa)
Baba Ken Okulolo - Laba Laba (Nigeria)
Tete Alhinho - Barco Di Papel (Cape Verde)
Aura Msimang - Lango Mo (South Africa)