Afro-Pop

Josh Blakk

Josh Blakk, born in Accra, Ghana, has always defied limitations, with his upbringing profoundly shaping his creative journey. Raised in a Christian home, music served as his cornerstone. Starting piano lessons at the age of seven, he soon found himself leading music at church.

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Afro Beatz

Blaise Beatz

Blaise Beatz, also known as Marcel Akunwata, is a well-known Nigerian music producer and songwriter who has had a profound influence on the Afrobeats and Afropop genres. His music career started in 2006, and since then, he has progressed swiftly Read more…

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Afro Beatz

VASA

Ali Freedom, also recognized by his professional name VASA, was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and hails from Benue State. The cultural heritage that surrounded him during his formative years played a significant role in shaping the distinctive musical style he Read more…

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Afro Pop

MarvinKann

MarvinKann, born as Joseph V.M Kanneh, is a talented Canadian-based Liberian recording artist, renowned for his soul-stirring melodies and a unique blend of musical genres. His music can be best characterized as Afro-Pop, representing a captivating fusion of Pop, Afro-Soul, Read more…

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Artiste Uganda

Ecko Bazz

With his raw, gritty raps, Ugandan musician Ecko Bazz has challenged preconceptions of East Africa’s emerging rap industry. Since his EP Tuli Banyo was published by Hakuna Kulala in 2018, there has been no doubt about this Kampala-based rapper’s sense Read more…

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Artiste South Africa

Lwah Ndlunkulu

South African diva Lwandile Mtshali, professionally known as Lwah Ndlunkulu, is such a unique talent whose songs draw from her unique experiences coming through the northern Kwazulu-Natal region in Durban, giving Ndlunkulu’s music a distinct identity that has propelled her from regional Read more…

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Artiste Morocco

Nayra

With her unusual style, which blends traditional hip-hop elements with avant-garde sounds, Moroccan-French musician Nayra has established herself in the French music industry. Nayra invites us into the world of an artistic individual who never loses her way with her Read more…

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Artiste Kenya

Nu Fvnk

One of the driving forces behind the #nunairobi movement and a key contributor to Nairobi’s alternative music industry is the Kenyan producer and rapper Nu Fvnk, who is also one-fifth of the East African Wave DJ Producer collective. Free from Read more…

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Artiste Nigeria

Balloranking

Rising afropop sensation Balogun Olamilekan, better known as Balloranking, is one of the young artists leading the new wave of Nigerian afro-pop music. His distinctive fusion of genres and styles offers an innovative flair to the renowned Afrobeats sound that Read more…

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Artiste Tanzania

Fredrick Mulla

Tanzanian afro-musician Fredrick Mulla is one of East Africa’s most promising crossover acts on the rise. His most recent run of recordings has allowed him to demonstrate a wider musical spectrum after showcasing his lyrical prowess as a hip-hopper with Read more…

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Artiste Kenya

Coco Em

Coco Em is an enigmatic force of change in East Africa’s music industry. As a DJ, she has spun records at prestigious venues and festivals around Africa and Europe, putting on niche electronic sounds from across the region and continent. Read more…

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Artiste Kenya

mau from nowhere

Born in Nairobi and raised between Kenya, the UK, and the Netherlands, Kamau Wainaina a.k.a mau from nowhere, is a multidisciplinary artist and musician who translates honesty in sonics and subject matter, carving a sound from what may appear foreign Read more…

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Artiste Zimbabwe

Annatoria

Zimbabwe-UK Christian/Gospel Artist Blessing Annatoria Chitapa has swiftly established herself as one of the most promising voices in the UK music scene thanks to her mellow vocals and poignant lyrics. A winner of the ninth series of The Voice UK, Read more…

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Artiste Kenya

Zowie Kengocha

Rising Kenyan singer-songwriter Zowie Kengocha has been quietly developing a modern alternative style for East Africa that combines seductive R&B sounds with percussion from all around the continent. The songbird has produced beautiful works like “Red Flag” and “Space” while Read more…

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Artiste Nigeria

Laura Ehio

Nigerian, Irish-born artist Laura Ehio, is well-known for being a dynamic artist. Because of her soothing vocals and poignant lyrics, Ehio has quickly become one of the most promising new talents in the UK music scene. The London-based performer experienced Read more…

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Artiste Kenya

Femi One

Wanjiku Kimani, popularly known as Femi One, is one of the best musicians that the Kenyan music scene has to offer. Since she first began performing, Femi One has had a steadily growing music career. Her musical career has led Read more…

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Artiste Egypt

FL EX

Fast-rising rapper and singer FL EX (born Mohamed Ibrahim Hamed) is one of the talents driving Egyptian drill and North African hip-hop to new heights with his raspy yet raucous vocal skills and blunt demeanour. By mixing the bravado of Read more…

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Artiste Rwanda

Ish Kevin

Following the release of his EP Trappish II off his own label imprint, Trappish Music, Ish Kevin breaks down the distinctions in Kigali’s rap community, the mindset of Rwanda’s next generation, and the power of collaboration to bring Rwandan music to Read more…

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Artiste Morocco

Small X

Successful in creating good music with cutting-edge sounds that enthral the listener, Abdessamad Lamriq, nicknamed Small X, is a Moroccan-born rapper whose musical journey is intertwined with that of his previous prominent group, Shayfeen, causing significant waves for Moroccan rap all Read more…

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Artiste Nigeria

Fasina

Afrofusion act Fasina comes through the music space as a Nigerian artist who is helping bridge the gap between pop and Afro genres. The slick rhymer weaves stunning verses and harmonies to create songs that draw listeners from all walks Read more…

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Artiste South Africa

SCUMIE

SCUMIE, a budding rap queen, has been meticulously creating a reputation for herself in South Africa’s thriving hip-hop scene over the past few years. Following the 2021 release of her debut record 066 Vol. 2, SCUMIE rose swiftly through the Read more…

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