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Aux Africa is a melting pot for emerging rhythm and sound from Africa, a continent on the rise.

Our coverage of emerging artists let us serve as the springboard to launch the careers of the next generation of African artists. As an accelerator platform for music we have introduced musical gems like Tems, Oxlade and Fireboy DML and so on to the mainstream. Come with us on this journey.

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The idea that Kranium needing a platform for exposure will seem ridiculous to the Jamaican artist’s fans. They’ve heard his charismatic reggae-fueled songs everywhere since he...
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Zinoleesky first emerged in 2019 as one of the exciting new voices from Nigeria’s street music scene. One of his freestyle videos went viral on social...
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Barry Jhay’s breakout single, Aiye, portrayed him as some sort of spiritual leader. Between the wise gems he dropped, his angelic falsetto, and his Yoruba lyrics,...
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There is no shortage of dancefloor-fillers in Nigeria’s music scene, but we’re finally getting a new generation of artists who can explore more niche themes outside...
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Ebuka Alex Ojini-Ntamere AKA Alpha P discovered his passion for making music while growing up in church, where he was steeped (but not trapped) in gospel...
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Waye has the same sleek R&B melodies that make artists like Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shey regular features on Afropop DJs setlist. She released her first...
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Soulful Nigerian singer/songwriter, Ilaye makes melancholic songs filled with warmth, empathy and attention to vivid storytelling. She officially started her music career with the release of...
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Although Nigerians love hip-hop as much as the rest of the world, the groovy sound of Afropop is still the most dominant genre in the country...
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It’s true, we have a soft spot for African indie-pop artists. We have always gone out of our way to discover young rising musicians who deserve...
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Tems’ name is rarely far from Nigerian music talent chatter. The Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer creates emotive music with vivid and relatable lyrics that have...
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“They say I’m good, I got the talent/ But I’m not ready for the challenge”. Fireboy DML is a poet and a good one. His wordplay...
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Discovered through his breakout hit single, Baby, Joeboy was the first artiste to participate in Mr Eazi’s talent incubator and mentorship program, emPawa Africa. His tender...
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