Africa Now

Africa Now

This week, Africa Now celebrates Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May to commemorate the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union), established to empower nations and promote solidarity. Here, our editors have put together a tour through the vibrant sounds of the continent—including big hits from Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie, Kenyan Afropop star Bien, Nigerian Afropop star Shallipopi and Afrobeats singer-songwriter Ayra Starr, and South African amapiano star Tyla. Add Africa Now to your library to stay up on the biggest songs from the continent—from hip-hop, highlife, Afrobeats and alté to house, Afrobongo, kuduro and more.

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