Usher Releases Afrobeats & Amapiano-Inspired Single “Ruin”

Usher Releases Afrobeats & Amapiano-Inspired Single “Ruin”

Multi-Platinum GRAMMY Award-winning artist Usher has dropped his latest single, “Ruin,” infusing Afrobeats and Amapiano into R&B, produced by and featuring Pheelz. The track is a precursor to Usher’s ninth studio album, COMING HOME, set to release on Feb. 9. Visit for more information Following the success of “Good Good” with 21 Savage and […]

Fat Joe Says Tems’ ‘Free Mind’ is His Song of The Year

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Fat Joe was extremely adamant about his musical taste on his recent Instagram post. As Joe prepared to go Live on IG, he played Tems’ 2020 song “Free Mind” in the background. Visit for more information “I played this because to me, this is the song of the year,” said Fat Joe. ““Song of […]

Beats By Dre Partners With Black Creators To Make Afrofuturism Content

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The Beats by Dre‘s Beats by Black Creators program challenged HBCU students to create a film and soundtrack based on the Afrofuturism concept. Visit for more information With that being said, Maze is a coming-of-age psychological thriller directed by Spellman student Miya Scaggs! In fact, the thrilling new project came about as a collaborative […]

Akon’s Konvict Kulture Signee and “Afro-Switch” Pioneer TeeManay Shares ‘Wine Am’


TeeManay, the “King of Vibez”, releases his infectious new record “Wine Am” about being in deep love, celebrating feminine beauty, and more on Akon’s Konvict Kulture label. Visit for more information “Wine Am” follows the release of TeeManay’s debut EP called ‘Timeless’, and his single ‘Kill Dem’ which has earned over two million streams […]

Jordan Brand Set to Release “AfroBeats” Retro 7

Jordan Brand Set to Release "AfroBeats" Retro 7

This year, Jordan Brand will let off a run of Air Jordan 7’s to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the retro model. One of which will be a new colorway that is dubbed “Afrobeats.” Visit for more information The new sneaker salutes the Afrobeats music genre that emerged from West Africa. According to HypeBeast, […]

Afrobeats Star Davido Donates $600K to Orphanages in Nigeria


On Nov. 20, Afrobeats superstar Davido made a $600,000 donation to orphanages across Nigeria. Along with an Instagram video, Davido released a statement: I wish to express my sincere gratitude to my friends, colleagues, fans, and the public for the generous expressions of love in recent days. In my usual playful manner, I requested a […]

Rising Afropop Star Joeboy Closes Out 2020 With New Single “Celebration”

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Music is reaching ears and hearts everywhere around the globe, and this year it seems that fans have been more able than ever to find ways to tap into different musical cultures worldwide. With this in mind, the highly talented Joeboy ends 2020 in style with his new single “Celebration”. Visit for more information […]

Nigeria’s Tekno Issues Long-Awaited ‘Old Romance’ Debut


As musical borders find themselves fading more and more each day, African artists find themselves leading the charge in international recognition primed for crossover success. Among those talents quietly awaiting the transition is Tekno. Hailed as one of Nigeria’s more prolific artists both at center stage and behind the scenes, the “Enjoy” creator has finally […]

WizKid Takes Us On A Journey With ‘Sounds From The Other Side’


Nigerian artist WizKid was brought to the global spotlight after being featured on Drake’s hit “One Dance.” Since then, he was travelled the world and captivated audiences with his blend of UK Afrobeats and Hip-Hop. Today, WizKid dropped off his third studio album Sounds From The Other Side. Visit for more information The name says it all, […]