As it is said , ''music is life'' the world is dominated by diverse music styles from different and Million corners of all walks of life. Among them are Hiplife , Highlife, Reggae, Gosple , Hiphop among thousands of other types.
One of the popular among them is Afrobeat, which we will get into to loo
Afrobeat is a music genre which involves the combination of elements of West African musical styles such as fuji music and highlife with American jazz and later soul and funk influences, with a focus on chanted vocals, complex intersecting rhythms, and percussion. The term was coined in the 1960s by Nigerian multi-instrumentalist and bandleader Fela Kuti, who is responsible for pioneering and popularizing the style both within and outside Nigeria.
Distinct from Afrobeat is Afrobeats – a sound originating in West Africa in the 21st century, one which takes in diverse influences and is an eclectic combination of genres such as highlife, hip hop, house, jùjú, ndombolo, R&B and soca.The two genres, though often conflated, are not the same.
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