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Netflix’s ‘Afrobeats: The Backstory’ Spotlights The African Genre’s Evolution

"From the 1990s to the millennium, afrobeats has gone through many transformations, many names, and much resistance."

Burna Boy Drops Video For New Single, “Questions”: Watch

The "African Giant" asks the hard questions while showcasing the beauty and vibrance of Lagos, Nigeria.

Meet Wande Coal: The Afrobeats Pioneer Who’s Ready To Reintroduce Himself To The World

Nigeria’s very own reflects on his impressive career as he drops his latest single, “Again.”

Meet Sarz and WurlD: The Nigerian Producer-Singer Powerhouse Showing Africa’s Sonic Range

With their smooth collaborative project and new music video, these Nigerian acts should be on your radar

20 Minutes With Davido: The Afrobeats Giant Talks Confidence, Timing And Strong Foundations

The artist talks his new album, making "world music" and the confidence that comes from having a solid fanbase in Nigeria.

Un-Classic Man: The Evolution of Jidenna

Jidenna is glowing. The edge of the summer sun creeping into VIBE‘s New York office highlights the 34-year-old’s purple hues and cantaloupe-colored prints that adorn…

With African Music On The Rise, Afro-Themed Dance Parties Get To Win, Too

Party series like Everyday Afrique, ElectrAfrique, and Afrocode are helping spread African music further around the globe.

Meet Afro B, The UK Artist Whose Hit Song “Joanna” Put Him Atop The Afrobeats Wave

Afro B is tired. Or at least, he’s got to be with the nearly gap-free schedule that’s been carved out for him this week. It’s a brisk Friday in February, and while he’s…

Universal Music Group Launches Nigeria Division

Universal Music Group is gearing up to extend its reach into Western Africa. The music label powerhouse is reportedly launching a new division in Nigeria, Billboard