If you missed these Afro artists who made the year 2020 vibrate, discover them without further delay!
iDi, who is part of a new generation of Ghanaian artists, had a defining moment when his project “Sugar” won the Album of the Year Award at the Ghana Music Awards 2020. His ability to mix Afrobeats and Highlife makes his music accessible to audiences beyond Ghana’s borders. In 2020, KiDi’s song “Say Cheese” gained international fame after American singer Teddy Riley found it on the remix. The 27-year-old artist has also collaborated with other West African artists, including Davido and Mr. Eazi.
Omah Lay (Nigéria)
Omah Lay caught our attention following the release of her song “Bad Influence” unveiled this year. With her enchanting voice and well-defined sound on a combination of Afrobeats, Afrofusion and soul, the burgeoning artist has positioned herself as someone to watch closely. He is also the leader of the new school of artists in Nigeria. A few weeks ago, Omah Lay was detained in Uganda for allegedly violating coronavirus regulations. A huge social networking campaign for his release has testified to his growing popularity.
The world discovers Tems in 2019 with her song “Try Me”, but it is in 2020 that she really became big. Tems is a incredible Known for her powerful voice, her music is made of soul, hip-hop and R&B. Her lyrics are strong and appreciated for their depth. With the release of her EP “For Broken Ears”, Tems is building a fanbase that extends beyond Nigeria and the continent.