The internet and the world at large have been enjoying the music coming from Nigeria and there is a clamoring for more. Nigerian artists on their end are leaving it to chance to dish it hot for the international audience who have wholeheartedly accepted afro beat music. The music industry in Nigeria continues to bloom with the arrival of new artists to the game and an increase in quality and lyrical content.
It is no news that Nigerian artists have since been selling out world-class arenas and stadiums alike all over the world and even in non-English speaking nations as their music has gone international, thanks to social media platforms and several streaming services. As the 2022 first quarter ended last month, the top musicians in Nigeria have commenced extended tours in Europe and America in a movement that will make them rake in billions of dollars for their nation’s treasury.
Most collaborations have been made with foreign artists like Chris Brown and Davido; Wizkid and Drake without changing or reducing the quality of the afro beat music. This year as with every other year in the Nigerian music scene has also seen several breakout stars giving the audience a fresh view of the popular genre, afro beats. Artists like Asake, Victony, Jaywillz, Boy Spyce, and several others have been giving a new spin on the nation’s music industry and breaking barriers for up-and-coming artists.