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The Most Influential Afrobeats Artists

The Most Influential Afrobeats Artists

How Afrobeats has become an unstoppable musical force

The Afrobeat is the musical genre which has captivated the world. To this day, the genre is recognized by its unique vibes, with a blend of jazz, funk, and soul that draws its roots from the Caribbean. The Afrobeats style is based on the music of both calypso and West African, which was influenced by traditional African music styles.

In the 21st century, the Afrobeats scene is one of the major musical genres in the world, with artists from different sub-cultures in the music making world contributing to its global success.

This is a collection of the most important musicians of the Afrobeats scene. These artists have influenced the industry and have become the pillars of Afrobeats.


Baron of Afrobeats, Baron of the Afrobeats’ (Ny-Os)’ was born in 1964. He was one of the first musicians to introduce Afrobeats into his stage routine, and to popularize the Afrobeats musical genre. Ny-Os has been playing music for more than 20 years, and has also recorded a number of albums and singles in his music catalogue. He has worked with many artists including: Wyclef Jean, Don Jazzy, Boney M and many others.

He is one of the major ambassadors of Afrobeats, and has played for many prestigious events including the Super Bowl, the European Fashion week, the Olympics, and the Miss Universe pageant.

Many people believe that he is the father of the Afrobeats sound, as his hit song “Kwame” was the first Afrobeats track to be recorded in the United States, and has not been widely recorded anywhere else.

Kwame Afrobeat

Kwame was born in the Bahamas and started to play popular music at the age of 11. He had his first performance at the age of 15, and was introduced to Afrobeats by Baron, who invited him to perform at a showcase at his hotel. In 1984, NWA’s album Teflon Don made Kwame popular in the world. Kwame is one of the most influential of modern Afrobeats. He was seen as a role model to many young Afrobeats musicians, and even had his own album in 1999.


In the late 80s, he met an

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