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The New Champions of Afrobeats (1)

In this first of a two-part series on how Afrobeats is changing the global musical landscape, Yemi Babalola* looks at the movers and shakers of the new genre whose roots can be traced to the Nigerian Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. —- There is no way one to talk about Afrobeats as a music genre and not give credit to Afrobeat. …

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