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Lusafrica
Label
France
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LABEL ARTISTS
 
Lura
Lura
Cape Verde
Genre: world, cabo verde, funana, african, west africa, afropop, lusafrica
Elida Almeida
Elida Almeida
Cape Verde
Genre: world, cabo verde, funana, african, folk, west africa, lusafrica
GNy
GNy
Guadeloupe (French)
Genre: zouk, r and b, electro
Zé Luis
Zé Luis
Cape Verde
Genre: morna, funana, coladeira, batuque, saudade
Cubanito
Cubanito
Cuba
Genre: reggaeton, cubaton, latina
Pierre Akendengue
Pierre Akendengue
Gabon
Genre: world, soul
ABOUT
LUSAFRICA was created in 1988. At first based on cape verdean music, the label meets its first success in 1991 with Cesaria Evora who becomes a major World Music icon on the planet. After her, a number of Cape verdean talents rise such as Lura, Teofilo Chantre, Tcheka, Mario Lucio, Bau... The company also enlarged its fields of action with other areas represented by artists like Bonga (Angola), Boubacar Traoré (Mali), Sia Tolno (Guinea), Mounira Mitchala (Chad), Pierre Akendengue (Gabon).Lusafrica was awarded # 1 independent World Music label for 2012, at the WOMEX Award Ceremony at WOMEX in Thessaloniki on Sunday, 21 October 20