African influence in music is dominating the airwaves from every part of the globe. Even mainstream artists are cashing in on the momentum by either featuring an African musician on their track or sampling popular African sounds in their music.
Names such as Davido, Tiwa Savage, Kwesi Arthur, WizKid, Diamond Platnumz and Sauti Sol are synonymous with Afro-pop.
Nevertheless, there are new singers cropping up and attempting to make their mark on the musical world.
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