Africa Online: East Africa
Here you'll find the sounds of Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zanzibar. This easy-to-navigate site, broken down into regions then countries, provides maps, brief histories of the countries, local instruments, music trends, and musicians, plus a "listening booth" where you can download music samplers of major artists.
Kenya: Trends in Popular Music
Douglas Paterson, Ph.D., describes the popular music of Kenya, which he calls one of Africa's best-kept secrets. This site also includes titles and publishers of some of the more popular CDs.