Useful information

Find operators, connect and promote your work

The Music In Africa Directory allows anyone working or interested in the African music sector an opportunity to easily connect with the rest of the continent and to tap into a rapidly growing market. By creating a directory profile you ensure that your information is kept accurate and up-to-date, and that anyone interested in your music or service can contact you directly.

Creating a directory profile
Simply log in, go to your dashboard and add all the important information about your work, such as stage or business name, a recent biography, contact details, location, type of service or products, pictures, social media links and audio samples (if applicable).Create a directory profile here.

Claiming a directory profile
You may find your profile already listed in the Directory. Don’t be shocked – these listings are done collaboratively by contributors as a way of encouraging easy access to useful information. We list this information in the belief that as a contributor to the African music sector you would want the information to be included. If however, you object to the listing of your information without your consent, please advise us by sending an email to and we shall remove your information without delay. If however you are content with the listing, we would want you to claim and own it. To claim a listing, simply click on the “Claim it” button and follow a few easy steps.

Finding new associates
Once you have created your directory profile you are able to use the “Add to associates” feature to connect with other music professionals. You will also be notified if there are any users who would like to connect with you.

Improving existing content
All profiles are moderated and verified by our editors and contributors from across Africa. However, if you feel that any of the content needs to be updated, please click on the “Suggest changes” link provided on all in-house listings. Alternatively, if any of the content on the directory profile is offensive or incorrect, you can click on the “Report” button to notify the Music In Africa editorial team.

For more information about using the site, please visit the FAQ page.

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Being a member of the Music In Africa Foundation

This must not be confused with being a member of the website or registering on this website. This is organisational membership for individuals or business who want to have a say in the direction and governance of the Music In Africa Foundation. This membership is open to individuals, organisations (nonprofit and nongovernmental), private companies and businesses active in the field of African music, provided that they comply with the Foundation’s vision, objectives and principles as expressed in the Foundation’s Constitution.

The Music In Africa Foundation offers three categories of membership. For more information on this and the benefits of membership click here. If you are satisfied and want to be a member simply write a request to