Tag Archives: Afrobeats

VIDEO ALERT: Popcaan and Davido – My Story

Jamaican Dancehall hot boy Popcaan recently teamed up with his Nigerian Afrobeats counterpart Davido to release a single entitled “My Story”. The intro to the song definitely has Davido’s signature Afrobeats sound. However, we are not sure we really feel the way the crooner entered the track. The content of the lyrical body of the […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Davido Ft. Young Thug and Rae Sremmurd – Pere

Davido is definitely going hard with his international collaborations. After working with international powerhouses such as Wale, R. Kelly, Popcaan and Tinashe, the Nigerian star has now decided to add controversial rapper Young Thug and pop superstar duo Rae Sremmurd to that list. If you love the new wave of re-fixed old school R’n’B tunes, […]

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VIDEO ALERT: French Montana Ft. Swae Lee – Unforgettable

Video was recorded in the streets of Kampala, Uganda and features Triplets Ghetto Kids. The video for the song ‘Unforgatable’ by French Montana featuring Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd does probably live up to the name of the song based simply on the fact that they took it to Africa in style. Moroccan-American French Montana […]

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Fuse ODG Laughing to the Bank As Song Features in Summer Top Sellers List

“It’s Fuseee!!!”, is the word the bank teller will be hearing soon, and probably a request cash a cheque by Ghanaian-British artist Fuse ODG. The singer’s smash hit “Dangerous Love” featuring Jamaican Reggae-Dancehall artist Sean Paul has been listed on the Official UK chart at number 17, beating the likes of Pharrell Williams’s “Happy” at […]

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VIDEO: Dex Kwasi – A$S Drop|@Dexkwasi

East Legon, Ghana MC Dex Kwasi is not one who has no limits when it comes to his message and sound. Without necessarily encrypting his lyrics with his slow tone and husky voice, he talks openly seeing something drop in the song “A$S Drop”. The message in his song is consistent with fresh Afrobeats and […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Mr Silva ft. Syron – Green Light (TeamSalut Afrobeat Remix )|@MistaF2DSilva

We have heard a number of Afrobeats-EDM fueled tunes so far. UK-Based artist Mr Silva released his own such track entitled “Green Light”. It is quite a powerful one and has done so well. With a video that has achieved 6 figure views online, the artist decided to release an Afrobeats remix for the song, […]

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Fuse ODG’s Million Pound Girl Reaches Silver Status

The British Phonographic Industry body recently announced that Fuse ODG’s “Million Pound Girl” song has officially reached silver status (sold over 200000 copies in UK standards). The Ghanaian-British artist announced this on his facebook page Friday. He wrote AY!!!! Silver! 200,000 copies sold and counting. Thank you all for purchasing #MillionPoundGirl. I truly appreciate the […]

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African Beats are Back, Under New Management

A new sound is bringing sunny positivity to the charts thanks to the input of African and African-heritage artists. Pop-dance hits with links to Nigeria and Ghana have been enjoying both high placings and longevity – a sign that something significant is taking place. This phenomenon has acquired a name – Afrobeats – to differentiate […]

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How Nigeria’s Afrobeats are Redefining the Sound of Africa

From Tiwa Savage to WizKid, Afritorial pick the brightest stars emerging from Nigeria’s afrobeat scene, known locally as Naija beats The first things that hit you when you touch down in Lagos are the humidity, the heat and the sound of Nigerian music bumping in the cars and shops. While you’re in long traffic queues, […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Atumpan ft. Samini – Regina (Dance Video)|@AtumpanGH ft @samini_dagaati

It has become sense that for a song to blow up nowadays without an explicit image or video behind it, it needs to be either extremely good or get a push on the streets with some unique promotional dance videos. This is the case for the song “Regina” (wittingly or coincidentally pronounce reh-gy-na) by polished […]

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Africa, On the Rise (Analysis) – Billboard

If you were to take the latest global recorded music data from the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI), published last week, you could be forgiven for thinking that there isn’t a whole lot going on with digital music in Africa. It’s understandable why the highly regarded report is still conservative towards the continent; the data […]

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BEAT ALERT:Eminik – Bizzare|Banging Beat By Producer of Life @EminikOfficial

There aren’t a lot of producers out there who are delighted to share their passion for music with artists and fans the way Eminik does. Being one of UK’s fast-rising heavyweight producers, he kicks off the year with his highly anticipated beat “Bizarre” which he promised to bring into the spotlight. He is renowned as […]

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