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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

Wizkid And Future Drop “Everytime” For The Dance Floors

Future and Wizkid are from entirely different worlds, but when it comes to music, they move to the same beat. READ: WizKid Debuts ‘Sounds From The Other Side…

WizKid Debuts ‘Sounds From The Other Side’ Album

WizKid is already moving past his wildest dreams and aspirations. The singer’s habit-forming blend of aural energy and pure harmony make for a homegrown recipe of spicy o…

Views From The Studio: 7 Producers On The Global Spread Of Afrobeats & Dancehall

From West Africa to the West Indies, the sounds that preserve the history of these regions remain an undeniable influence in pop music. Whether it’s Ed Sheeran’s “Shape…

Wizkid And Chris Brown Are On The Hunt For An “African Bad Gyal”

Nigeria’s WizKid has carved out a great spot for himself on American radio and in clubs around the world. With his Drake-assisted “Come Closer” single still going…

Davido Picks Up Where He Left Off With “Gbagbe Oshi”

Afrobeats Nigerian artists like Davido are slowly but surely seeping their way into the U.S. music industry. Nearly 10 months after joining forces with RCA Records/Sony M…

NEXT: Meet Tiwa Savage, One Of Afrobeats’ Leading Ladies

It’s a Tuesday afternoon and there’s a golden hue shining over the Manhattan skyline. The 82-degree heat can be felt swarming through the busy streets of Manhattan’s…

One Africa Music Fest Brings The Ultimate Afrobeats Party To Brooklyn

The One Africa Music Fest was a night to remember for music lovers across the world. As the breezy humidity lurked in the New York City air Friday night (July 22)…