Afrobeat/Afropop Thread

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by Chaplain Tappman, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. Chaplain Tappman

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    i have been getting more and more into these sounds, particularly as they have been increasingly lifted by US rappers

    some of my faves include:

    DaVido



    Wizkid (of drake "one dance" fame)



    Ayo Jay



    Kiss Daniel

     
  2. brandon_260

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    I've basically only heard all the crossover tracks with hip hop artists and a few big singles, but everything I've heard I really like.
     
  3. Chaplain Tappman

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    knew youd be the first one in here and the popcaan thread
     
  4. Chaplain Tappman

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    new wizkid track getting a push in the US is kind of a mistake. three singers? too diluted.
     
  5. cshadows2887

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    I'm still eternally an album guy, not a singles guy. Any staple records to educate myself?
     
  6. Chaplain Tappman

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  7. brandon_260

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    Idk if it belongs here bc it's more reggae/dancehall but this is a good find from The Fader 115 tracks of 2016
     
  8. unbornwhiskey

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    several great afropop records came out this year by kiss daniel, yemi alade, tiwa savage. still a singles genre tho
     
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  9. Chaplain Tappman

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    kiss daniel record is amazing s/o somanyshrimp
     
  10. brandon_260

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    Wizkid - Sounds From The Other Side album out today!!
     
  11. cherrywaves

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    What are your thoughts?
     
  12. brandon_260

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    It's alright but pretty same-y throughout. Best tracks are Come Closer and the two Ty Dolla Sign tracks and that's mostly because Wizkid has someone to bounce off.
     
  13. cherrywaves

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    That's kind of a bummer. I love "Come Closer" not thrilled about a Chris Brown collab though
     
  14. brandon_260

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    Davido x Young Thug x Rae Sremmurd - Pere. Prod. by Mustard. It's a jam.

     
  15. OotyPa

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    Interested in this genre. I know Jidenna dabbled a little with this sound on his record and I fuxx with it