• Royalty free African music

    • Thoughtful Marimba by Yevhen Lokhmatov

      This thought-provoking and lofty instrumental piece will add an elegant touch to any media project or visual presentation. Features piano, glitch effects, and atmospheric marimba. Perfect for documentary projects, cinematic media, and technology innovation videos.

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      Happy Africa by Geoff Harvey

      Traditional instruments such as Marimba and mixed gender African vocals provide a happy, upbeat track designed to imply a sense of freedom and feel good atmosphere, which is very suitable for advertising purposes. The melody suggests a sense of well being and happiness, whilst creating a sense of freedom in a modern way. Also very useful for travel and documentary themes.

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      Africa Percussion by Yevhen Lokhmatov

      Native African percussion music track. Balafon, shakers, tambourine, calabash and more drums percussion in this item. Perfect suit for documentaries, TV shows, travel vlogs, podcasts and ads where needed native African feels.

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      African Aesthetics by Bernard Pintar

      Ethnic African music groove using traditional African instruments and vocals. In mix used forest reverb and for mastering modern technology.

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      Thinking About Nature by Yevhen Lokhmatov

      Like a rainbow after a storm, this soundtrack music showcases the beautiful and peaceful side of organic music. You can hear marimba, kalimba, piano, strings, and percussion. Ideal for fresh ideas, conceptual visuals, and advertising projects. Similar to Thomas Newman music.

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      African Adventure by Geoff Harvey

      A peaceful African style melody with a touch of ambiance, featuring a pleasant array of instruments such as Marimba, African drums and African flute. Calm spiritual music and bright with slight tropical elements making it useful for documentary, childrens or African travel tourism.

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      Jungle Crisis by FabianKreutzerSound

      A dramatic piece of orchestral music featuring ethnic instruments like bamboo flute and gong. Perfect soundtrack for movies, video games and any project dealing with war, African and Asian history.

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      African Epica by SnowMusicStudio

      African epic cinematic music with ethnic instruments, choir, brass, and strings. Perfect piece for your adventure films, games, exotic travels, or video about safari and nature.

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      African Trip by Yevhen Lokhmatov

      Light and cheerful musical composition in the African reggae style. You can hear many native African instruments such as ney flute, cora, ngoni, balafon, marimba, kadan, congas but also instruments usually used in reggae - electric guitar, electric organ and electric bass. The general mood is relaxed and festive. Perfect for travel vlogs, native cooking shows, exotic documentaries, kids games, etc.

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      Toast With Honey by Infraction

      "Toast With Honey" is a piece of music designed to create a cool atmosphere. This upbeat and melodic chillhop track uses electric piano, dope beats, and chill synths. Perfect choice for your openers, fashion, lifestyle, and beauty videos.

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      African Drums by Maxim Panchenko

      A track featuring tribal African rythm.

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      Wild And Free by Premium TraX

      Happy and energetic music featuring African drums and percussion, exciting rhythms, ukulele melodies and inspiring vocals. Perfect for films, documentaries, TV shows about Africa, football/soccer videos, commercials and more.

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      Light Tribal Dance by Geoff Harvey

      Traditional happy upbeat African track featuring an array of ethnic instruments including bongos, African ethnic guitar and hollowood percussion. A very useful background track with many joyful, upbeat elements making it useful for fun and games, animal themes or quirky scenes.

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      Spirit Of Africa by Geoff Harvey

      Happy and uplifting African theme featuring Marimba, Djembe and Tribal Percussion. Useful for creating a fun and exciting atmosphere.

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      African Celebration by Michael Adels

      African pop track with lots of original instruments. Full arrangement with tribal choir.

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      Run To The Goal by APmuse

      Dynamic and catchy percussion track with a strong kick, foot stomps, hand claps, finger snaps, and other percussion instruments. Great to use for fast video, tutorial video, vlog, film, sports, presentation, promotion video, promo, games, intro, logo, and many other projects.

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      Heart Of Africa by ColourTunes

      This music will take you on a journey through the heart of the African plains. A soothing, memorable cinematic melody with a touch of magic and mystery. With ethnic instruments like delicate kalimba and soft marimba blended with a full orchestra. This track evokes images of wild open vistas in the deep of Africa or maybe images of faraway secret places.

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      Gentle African Background by Geoff Harvey

      A modern African track featuring Marimba, bass guitar and acoustic elements. Very peaceful and uplifting with bright colourful inspiring elements. Useful background music for documentary or travel project to convey a sense of freedom or discovery.

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      Safari In Africa by ihsandincer

      Inspirational African music with orchestral strings, marimba, xylophone, hang drum, flute, percussion, djembe, and African vocals. Perfect choice for trailers, teasers, travel commercials, safari videos, projects related to Africa, advertisements, documentaries and more.

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      New Dawn In Africa by Andy Littlewood

      Uplifting African style Instrumental track with background choir, marimba, rhythmic percussion, and warm synth pads. Great for safari, adventure, African jungle scenes, travel channel, natural world documentaries. Resembling to "The Lion King" soundtrack.

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      Alone In The Jungle by Eitan Epstein Music

      This is African jungle music, full of ambient and atmosphere. Great for tribal and traditional culture background, adventure and mystery scenes, Asian and oriental projects. African drums and percussion music, new age and relax moods, safari and wildlife videos, suspense and tension thriller music, ethnic and world music. Also, for cannibals and Ancient Animals scenes, national geographic and discovery films, travel shows, African landscapes, Battle and War scenes, nature films, and much more.

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      Africana Meditation by Geoff Harvey

      Maracas and African wind instrumentation combine to create a peaceful flowing African melody full of atmospheric charm and vibrancy. Ideal background music for film, TV or advertising documentary.

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      The Safari by Infraction

      Beautiful piece of world music with an African flair. Composed of African instruments like the djembe, kalimba, shaker, and congas. Ideal for indie filmmakers, adventures in the style of Tarzan and Jane, motion designers, editors, travel vloggers and bloggers, and any project that needs an ethnic vibe.

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      Innovation Ideas by AG Music

      It's a very rhythmic track that includes marimba patterns with some groovy percussion elements. A slightly suspended atmosphere unleashes an idea of curiosity and concentration. Perfect for documentaries, especially related to science, medicine, and education.

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      African Beat by Michael Adels

      A kind of african tribal beat with improvisation elements.

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      Tribal Party by Emilio Merone

      Warm and feel-good, featuring flowing marimba, vibraphone, and African percussions creating a proud, ethnic mood. Ideal for wildlife programs and any visuals to do with Savanna animals, African safari, exotic travel adventure, and more.

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      African Safari by Geoff Harvey

      Ethnic female vocals and African drums provide a flowing melody resembling African Culture and wildlife. The track is fairly slow, but flows nicely, making it ideal for documentary or video background projects with a wildlife or tourist style theme.

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      A Sweet Sweet Bite by Emilio Merone

      Warm and feel-good track, featuring flowing marimba, kalimba, and African percussions creating a proud, comforting mood. Perfect for African theme park, kids DIY projects, toy embed, National Geographic style documentaries, Botswana Jungle, and more.

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      African Hip Hop by Soundroll

      Traditional African percussion and beat mixed with modern hip-hop featuring human chants, background vocals. Good for travel videos on Youtube, safari-themed projects, vlog, website, documentary films.

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      Dream In The Jungle by Emilio Merone

      Energetic track with running drums and african mixed electronic percussion loops. A mixture of ethnic mood and contemporary electronic sounds. Perfect for locations scenes of action in the jungle.

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      The Story Of Parrot And Zebra by Emilio Merone

      Bright and bouncy world music, with lively African elements featuring playful marimba, Kalimba, and percussions to create a happy and upbeat mood. Great kids video, toy embed, African theme park, Caribbean vacation, National Geographic doc films, etc.

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      A Sweet Bite by Emilio Merone

      Warm and feel-good world music, featuring flowing marimba, kalimba, and African percussions creating a proud, comforting mood. Fabulous backdrop audio for tourism, travel videos, Nation Geographic, Animal Planet score, relaxing journey, and more.

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      Ethnic Desert by Eitan Epstein Music

      This is an oriental middle eastern music full of peaceful mysterious atmosphere. Featuring Arabic percussion and oriental duduk. Great for Arabian ethnic moods, jungle background, tribal and African moods, desert scenes, mysterious moods, suspense and adventure. World music projects, travel journey shows and much more.

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      African Tribal Journey by Geoff Harvey

      A documentary style piece featuring a combination of traditional African instruments such as marimba, African Flute and Tribal drums. Added distant voice effects creates a soft, relaxing atmosphere with a sense of discovery and mystery.

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      Celebrate Africa by Geoff Harvey

      Cinematic motion picture themed track in the style of the "Blood Diamond" movie soundtrack. Featuring ethnic male vocal and percussive instruments representing inspirational African culture.

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      Tribal Jungles by Eitan Epstein Music

      Ethnic tribal music with a dark atmosphere and hypnotic rhythms. Great for African safari videos, wild jungles, hunting scenes, and more.Instruments: big drums, shakers, percussion, wooden flute, synth pads, bass.

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      Stomp To The Top by APmuse

      A Dynamic and energetic percussion track with a strong stomp, cinematic kicks, handclaps, finger snaps, and other percussion instruments. This track is great as a background for fast-paced video, tutorial video, vlog, sports, presentation, promo, games, intro, logo and other projects.

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      Safari Adventure by Geoff Harvey

      Happy and joyful African style melody featuring traditional instruments such as Timpani, Woodwinds and Trombones containing bouncy and positive East African style elements. The track is influenced by the traditional music of Kenya. Would work well in many scenes including safari adventure, travel videos, wild nature park, and adds uplifting energy to many other scenes. Would also work well for commercials, animal documentaries and kids games.

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      Brazilian Batucada by SoundWave

      A big percussion ensemble played with real Brazilian instruments, pandeiro, timbal, kick, snares, djembe, cowbell, re unique, cuica... Often played in the carnival but also it would work as background music for projects related to Brazilians soccer projects, sports, nature.

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      In The Jungle by Eitan Epstein Music

      Bouncy ethnic track filled with a haunting and mysterious atmosphere of Africa or Native America. This track is great for safari, adventures video games, traveling in the wild jungle, sacred shamanic rituals, primitive and traditional scenes, tribal soundscape and much more. Instruments: African drums, shakers, percussion, jungle flute, synth pads, bass, vocals

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      African Voices by Eitan Epstein Music

      This is an African world music. Great for travel and journey trailer, jungle and safari background, ethnic landscapes. Also perfect for tribal traditions scenes, wildlife and nature documentary films, intro music, "Lion King" like soundtrack, etc.

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      Tribal Adventures by Eitan Epstein Music

      This is a tribal percussion drums music. Great for jungle and safari background, Native American life and wild scenes, primitive and ancient videos, African nature movies and much more.

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      The Coconut by Infraction

      Energetic and powerful stomp percussion track with a the tension goes up. Works well for advertising, urban scenes, X-sports games, hardcore racing, fact action, chase scenes, underground club party etc.

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      African Dream by Geoff Harvey

      A joyful and happy melody featuring shakers, traditional African percussion, Kora, background vocals, marimba, kalimba and acoustic guitar. The track is ideal for creating a flowing, adventure style theme for a documentary, children's or Ethnic themed project. The characteristics for this melody are very inspiring, feel good and work well with animal themes.

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      Awakening In The Jungle by Yuri Rozenfeld

      Soft singing flute on the background of African balafon ,sending the listener into the African jungle.

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      African Expedition by Geoff Harvey

      Uplifting African instrumentation creates a carefree and inspiring ethnic melody useful for travel, documentary and world themed projects. The melody consists of happy, bright and fun elements, making it useful for animal or travel related themes.

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      Inspirational Africa by Geoff Harvey

      A comforting track with acoustic and bass guitars which create a sense of relaxation and luxury. Occasional bird like sound effects suggest wildlife surroundings hinting at discovery or paradise. Very useful track for short documentary scenes for nature, ethnic or African culture.

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      The Africa by SnowMusicStudio

      African background music with traditional african voices and ethnic instruments. Great for any projects relating to Africa film, game, travel, discovery, tv shows, nature, animals, or eastern cultures.

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      African Heart by Michael Adels

      African rhythms, chant, marimba theme and native voices. This song takes you straight into the heart of africa.

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      Forest Kalimba Dance by Emilio Merone

      Bright and warm, featuring light African percussion, kalimba and a bouncy groove that creates a happy and proud mood.

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      Children Game by Eitan Epstein Music

      This is a happy and sweet children track. Great for cartoons, mini-games, kids shows and films, and more. Instruments: tuba, pizzicato strings, African xylophone

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      The Punchy Elements by Infraction

      Crazy energetic royalty-free stomp track with intense drums sound. Perfect for hardcore racing, extreme footage, GoPro videos, TRX workout, hot promotions, adventure video games, wildlife experience, or new sports car advertisement. Enjoy!

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      A Night In Savannah by Emilio Merone

      A bright and rhythmic track, featuring ethnic percussion and African elements that create an inspiring mood.

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      Didgeridoo World Beat by ColourTunes

      This warm and atmospheric downtempo stock music track with ethnic elements (didgeridoo) makes angry hippos stand peacefully and watch as the crocodile is crossing the river. It is suitable for travel and nature videos, geographical and documentaries videos, TV programs, or any kind of video where you want a soft modern ethno lounge vibe. Thanks for listening and purchasing!

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      Travel To The New Lands by ihsandincer

      A track that will make you want to discover and travel the world. Perfect for travel videos, cartoon, games, and African romantic themes documentaries. In the style of "The Lion King" Disney cartoon animation.

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      Emotional Dream by AG Music

      'Emotional Dreams' is a peaceful,quiet & soft melody with a soft and warm pads and atmospheres and a cool marimba/soft african beat. Ideal for an atmospheric underscore, Documentary films ,nature ,animals,travel etc..

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      This Is Sparta by Diva Production Music

      Powerful and energetic stomp track, featuring orchestral drums and percussion. Epic and cinematic it will certainly work well with commercials, film projects, cinematic trailers, action videos, sports racing, presentations, promotions, cinematic chase scenes, suspense, and more.

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      Safari Party by Yoav Alyagon

      Jumpy, playful and happy track with a joyful and cheerful African/Hawaiian vibes. Great choice for kids animations and videos related to fun, vacations, tropical summer, and kids' adventures.

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      African Groove by Erick McNerney

      An eclectic, fusion piece featuring African percussion and a poppy Ukulele theme. Great for ethnic based visuals or applications, travelogues, safari shows or zoo expeditions, and more. You can use as playful cinematic transition. World fusion music.

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      Africa Safari Kids by ABCstudio

      Light, positive and happy track with a joyful and easy African feeling, featuring different percussions, and ukulele!

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    Music has been a very essential part of our lives since a long time. Origin of the music was from the ancient times, it just kept on transforming. The effect of music in our lives is remarkable. A wonderful music has the capability to change our mood. It may lead us to a sensational mood or to a comical one. Some may let you cry the other may make you laugh. Africa has always been a significant part in the globe. It is the second largest continent and the second most populated continent of the world.

    African continent has given a warm welcome to the music in its heart. The people of Africa are very cultural and enthusiastic about music. Western part of Africa is the most famous part for music. Some of the common music in the region is Samba, Jazz, blues, hip hop, reggae, and rock. Africa was greatly influenced during 1950 to 1970. This was a revolutionary period for the big continent. Music which emerged out as the most popular music was Afrobeat and Highlife.

    Modern period in Africa include multifaceted choral singings of Southern Africa along with the dance rhythm of soukous. African music loops is greatly subjugated by the music of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The music and dance traditions are different from one part to another in Africa. The music played in Northern Africa is different from that of Southern Africa. The influence of Arabian music is greatly observed in the Northern parts of Africa where as the Southern Africa is influenced by the western music. Music in Africa depends a lot on the region and the part you are into. It keeps on varying according to different locations and tribes. Some of the most common instruments used in African music are drums, woodwinds, bass, and guitar.

    The African music is full of cultural effects. A person who has interest in different cultures will surely like the African music. In some occasions such as rituals and ceremonies music plays a great role in Africa. People of Africa take it as a connecting link between the human beings and the super natural powers. Striking instruments are very common in African music. Use of stamping tubes, the mbira, and the xylophone is also seen in African music. Mbira is the most popular musical instrument in Africa. It produces a melodic sound which is very pleasurable to the ears.

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