Audiomack is home to an expansive Afrobeats category, ranging from award winning artists to independent artists on the verge of breaking. As a genre, Afrobeats fuses African rhythms, jazz, soul, and funk to create a potent and influential sound shaping everything from American hip-hop to the European club scene. With so much range and so many artists to choose from, Audiomack has put together a playlist of the best Afrobeats tracks of 2017 to help you get started with the genre.
The playlist features SHATTA WALE, a multi-award winning Ghanaian music producer, alongside Bisa Kdei, another award-winning Ghanaian producer. We also get a sampling of some of Wizkid’s best tracks of the year, along with breakout star J Hus’ “Did You See.” Clocking in at fifty-one songs, this playlist is the best way to get your foot in the door when it comes to exploring Afrobeats.