Reggae African Reggae Bands List

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List of African reggae bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as reggae solo artists from Africa are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great African music that you've never heard before. The reggae bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Africa. If you think the best African reggae band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

The list you're viewing has a variety of bands, like Akon and K'naan, in it.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular reggae bands from Africa?" and "Which reggae bands started in Africa?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Akon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list African Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Popular music, Pop music

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K'naan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list African Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Pop music, World music

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Nneka is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list African Reggae Bands List
Jangle pop, Hip hop music, Reggae

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2Face Idibia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list African Reggae Bands List
Hip hop music, Hip Hop, Reggae

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Rachid Taha is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list African Reggae Bands List
Rock music, Reggae, Dance music

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Lucky Dube is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list African Reggae Bands List
Reggae, Mbaqanga

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Faze is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list African Reggae Bands List
Pop music, Reggae, African hip hop

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Staff Benda Bilili is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list African Reggae Bands List
Staff Benda Bilili Rumba, Reggae, Rhythm and blues

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William Baldé is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list African Reggae Bands List
William Baldé Pop music, Reggae

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ZJ Chawa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list African Reggae Bands List
ZJ Chawa Hip hop music, Dancehall, Reggae