6 original African songs that featured in popular Hollywood movies

July 16, 2019 at 06:00 pm | Entertainment

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

July 16, 2019 at 06:00 pm | Entertainment

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Africa is known to be unique in every sense of the word. From the varied languages, food types and clothing, the rich nature of African culture is undeniable.

On the other hand, African creativity knows no bounds, the continent continues to be pace-setters in some of the most unique forms of creativity – and music is no different.

The West, having identified the talent and skill of the African brain, always tap into the wisdom bank, a feature which started since the days of the pre-colonial era. African music has transcended the borders of the continent.

Over the past few years, these songs got worldwide acclaim and were even featured as soundtracks in the world’s largest and most commercial movie industry, Hollywood.

Let’s take a look at some African songs that have made it to Hollywood.

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