CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – Hip-hop is truly influential, anywhere you go around the world and it is continuing to grow and evolve in different ways especially in South Africa.
For the past years, underground hip-hop continues to influence the young musicians in South Africa that further strengthened the genre’s grip that showcases the different side of the South African culture and the love of music.
Currently, South Africa has a flourishing music industry that mainly focuses on the hip-hop genre with new up and coming artists make their way to create a much more exciting music industry in the continent.
So do not sleep on them, because sooner or later, African hip-hop will make the entire world notice it.
For the past years, the South African hip-hop established itself and continues to grow in subcultures in countries like Nigeria, South Africa itself, Ghana, Tanzania, Congo, Uganda, and Rwanda because of the availability and accessibility of Western hip-hop which is also popularized by music artists of African-American descents.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS WHO INFLUENCED THE GROWTH
Hip-hop artists like Chance the Rapper, Travis Scott, 21 Savage, French Montana, Bryson Tiller, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Akon, and other music artists that promotes African culture that also influenced millions of Africans to embrace this genre of music, not just hip-hop but pop, jazz, R&B, and rock that renewed the self-belief of young Africans that spurred the tremendous growth of having their homegrown hip-hop and music that showcases African culture and their stories that the entire world should know.
Thanks to these African-American music artists, they were able to introduce African culture and African music that makes the entire world understand their roots. This movement also played a huge part in the influx of other international music artists to showcase their own culture
As the music industry in South Africa flourishes in the past few years, it also turned the continent into a new global domain and place for musicians who wish to discover new genres because of how African artists delivers new and fresh music that the world has not listened to especially in the pop and hip-hop genres.
CONSISTENT GROWTH OF AFRICAN MUSIC
According to some marketing specialists in the music industry, more and more people in South African countries listen to hip-hop and pop music because of the influence of African-American music artists that also paved way for aspiring African musicians to build a solid career that is now taking over the music industry in the continent, that is why it is safe to say that South Africa’s music industry is slowly building its success that cannot be overturned and sooner or later it will make a mark in the international music scene.
WEBSITE DEDICATED TO AFRICAN MUSIC
To further promote and showcase African music, Obakeband, a website dedicated to this goal offers the freshest and the best African music to the world. This platform is aiming to provide African music that is always available and ready to download to answer the demands of the growing market of African music.
This website promotes African music through free MP3 downloads that you can have both in your smartphone and computer. Get to listen to the latest singles and albums of African artists fresh from the studio. Listed below are some of the top artists in different African nations that you can freely download in Obakeband.
• Banky W
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• Those Days
• Chaka Baka
• Baraka The Prince
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• Nandy X Skales
• Fally Ipupa
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• Andidat Na Biso Mobuto
• Kimpa Kisangameni
• Spice Diana
• Chosen Becky
• A Pass
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