Last week, I shared, via The Africa Music Law Podcast Show, the evolution of Nigeria’s music industry, from my personal and professional experience, leading to what I believe is the unstoppable rise of ‘Afrobeat’ music in America. This week, Don Jazzy, DJ Jimmy Jatt and Dr. Sid discuss the evolution of Nigeria’s music industry, from their personal experiences.
“The past few years has seen Nigerian music explode all over the world, from D’Banj scoring a number one in the UK with “Oliver Twist” to Wizkid’s collaborations with the likes of Drake, Skepta. and French Montana. While in Lagos we got three of the scene’s most influential pioneers, Don Jazzy, DJ Jimmy Jatt & Dr. Sid discuss the evolution of Nigerian music over the past two decades, the current musical climate in Nigeria, and how the term “Afrobeats” can be problematic.
This project is brought to you in collaboration with the British Council. Our shared vision for Gateways Nigeria is to build cultural connections and create links between British and Nigerian artists.”
Listen to AML’s discussion on ‘The Unstoppable Rise of Afrobeat Music in America.’
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