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Black is Black - Afropop Takeover

Black is Black - Afropop Takeover

Playing tracks by

Ebo Taylor & The Pelikans, The Lijadu Sisters, William Onyeabor, Brenda & The Big Dudes, TKZee and more.

Chart positions

This show was 2nd in the global hip-hop/rap chart and 8th in the global pop chart.

Known for its driving beats and upbeat melodies, Afrobeats blends Western genres like hip-hop and dancehall with sounds from the African diaspora. Coming out of West Africa and primarily produced in Nigeria, Ghana and the UK, Afrobeats has changed the sound of music internationally. This month, DJ Lindsey delves into the beyond-popular genre, playing a mix of new classics, as well as giving historical context by nodding to the innovators and icons that helped inspire the rise of Afropop.

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