• Digging for Gold: Nigerian Afrobeats

    25 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Digging for Gold is HYPEBEAST's monthly playlist series that highlights regions across the world and the genres that come out of them. By putting together a mix of essentials and hidden gems, we hope to add to how you discover music and to deliver the thrill of finding new tracks. As the summer rolls in, we're focusing on the soundtrack of the season with Nigerian Afrobeats. Not to be confused with the “Afrobeat” genre that was pioneered by the legend Fela Kuti in the 60s and 70s, this style of music embodies distinct sounds coming out of West Africa which typically span from dancehall, to...
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