23 June 2023 /Opinion/ – As a black African Londoner, I am incredibly excited to see Afrobeats headlining Glastonbury this year. It is a genre that has its roots in my community, and it is amazing to see it reach such a mainstream audience.
Afrobeats is a genre of music that originated in Nigeria in the early 1990s. It is a fusion of West African sounds, such as highlife and fuji, with American genres, such as hip hop and R&B. Afrobeats has become increasingly popular in recent years, and it is now one of the most popular genres of music in Africa. Continue reading