In today’s ever-changing music scene, one thing is for certain: There’s no escaping Afrobeats. Since last year, the explosive genre has been dominating and thriving in mainstream music as listeners and musicians alike have been going deeper into the influx of what it has to offer. However, it’s far from the first instance of Afrobeats crossing over globally.
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African artists are quickly taking over in the music industry and setting trends while doing so. For the first time in Billboard Magazine’s history, three Nigerian music artists grace the cover of the first issue ever devoted to the entire continent of Africa. "This isn't a fad": Three of Africa's biggest stars on making the industry come to them. Read the full cover story: https://t.co/cRopO2Jj0w pic.twitter.com/RGIXCYJukd — billboard (@billboard) May 21, 2020 Nigerian artists Davido, Tiwa Savage, and Mr Eazi are the subject of Billboard’s latest cover story, “Africa Now,” titled “This Isn’t a Fad: Three of Africa’s Biggest Stars on Making the Industry Come to Them,” that states “the next musical revolution is brewing in Africa.” According to Okay Africa , Gail Mitchell — writer of the story — included interviews from each artist, which were conducted on a video conference call. The featured story detailed topics tackled by each artist including life under quarantine — where Davido...
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