Afropop to Amapiano: African Music Ignites

By Spotify

Africa is one of the fastest-growing music markets on the planet. It’s a hotbed of compelling crossovers with new genres constantly created by a talented generation of artists. In this episode, we’ll hear from Afropop superstars Burna Boy and Davido—both in demand for collaborations with U.S. and European artists. Also, Focalistic introduces us to the infectious sound of South African Amapiano; Kenyan phenomenon Blinky Bill is excited about the future of East African music; while singer-songwriter Tems is on the personal playlist of President Barack Obama. And Spotify’s Head of Music for Sub-Saharan Africa, Phiona Okumu, shares her insights as the platform expands across the continent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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