Wizkid, Davido and Tiwa Savage have redefined Afro sound, says Playboycasted, a songwriter and composer, who added that he would like to collaborate with on a song. The Ebutte-Metta, Lagos-born, told journalists "I have worked with a number of artistes. Some of them include Junior Boy, Lyta, and many others. The "Top Boy" crooner went further to give details on why he looks forward to working with the artistes. His words: "They have created the standard with Afro sound. The essence of featuring certain stars is to get their fans to notice you. I really look forward to such projects. Been a music enthusiast, Playboycasted started music at a very young age, in His professional debut single, "Shemi", was a rap.
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Garhe Osiebe does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Afrobeat , a genre he pioneered, has transcended generations after him, existing in varying forms. Contemporary African pop stars are sampling his work in new records. But how do these musicians portray this legend in their work? At a listening party for the single , Savage explained that she chose to adopt some Afrobeat elements within the song, to draw attention to the continued plight of Africans suffering and smiling. Another singer, Niniola Apata , who is widely regarded as the Queen of Afro-house, went a different route. Savage, Niniola and Niyola all drew from Fela in enriching their music for audiences. This shows how female Afrobeats artistes—who we can refer to as the daughters of Fela—have kept Afrobeat alive.
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The singer, songwriter, philanthropist and fashion icon was crowned Best African Act by the MTV European Music Awards and made history as the first female to win the accolade. In her early days, like most families, she would attend church with her parents and soon developed a love for performing. I think all the other instruments had been picked and the trombone was all that was left. After years of practice, Tiwa grew bored of the trombone and asked her music teacher if she could move into singing. Her teacher initially had reservations and asked to hear a sample of her singing abilities. He told me that I had a natural gift and from there I started to enter talent shows and competitions. Johnson encouraged Tiwa to join the group at the age of 16 found herself singing backing vocals for George Michael. As a result of that session, Tiwa quickly found further work over the years with the likes of Mary J. Despite having already completed a degree in Business Administration at the University of Kent, Harris advised her to continue her studies at a specialist college. When I started to research more about it, I realized it was one of the best music schools in the world; how am I going to get into this school?