In what is another success for the African music industry, Apple Music’s A-List: African Music playlist is featuring a one-hour special which highlights the continent’s hottest artists including Universal Music artistes Wurld, Nasty C and Sho Madjozi.
WurlD is a Nigerian-American Fuji-pop artiste whose sounds blend the best of traditional Yoruba Fuji sounds with alternative music. His recent songs include the immensely popular ‘Trobul’, ‘Show you off’ and ‘Contagious’. The artiste also recently released ‘Paranoid’, an up-tempo love song which features a mix of afrobeats and pop music.
The Apple Music’s African Music Playlist special showcases the sounds coming out of Africa, and also includes an interview with South African hip-hop artiste Nasty C, widely regarded as the best rap talent out of the continent, who discusses the shift in afrobeat culture. Sho Madjozi, who is signed to UMG Live, also reflects on her success and Africa’s influence on global pop music.