Afrobeats’ global dominance has spawned a slew of spin-offs. Take, for example, alté, a Nigerian movement that appears to be an alternative to popular West African roots music and R&B fusions.
Despite features from some of Afrobeats’ biggest names, including Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, and Mr Eazi, the debut album by BoJ, a British Nigerian who has been dubbed a founder of the scene, does not feel as experimental as its predecessors, but it does feel less flashy and more mellow than its predecessors.
Wizkid, Fireboy DML, Shaybo, Buju, Fresh L, Darkovibes, Pretty Boy D-O, Kofi Jamar, Joey B, Moliy, Melissa, Teezee, Enny, Victony, Amaarae, Zamir, Davido, Mr Eazi, Obongjayar, and Tiwa Savage are among the artists included on BOJ’s highly anticipated album “Gbagada Express,” a 16
Listen to the songs below: