The New Cool Thing in The World of Afro Beats: “AFRO POP “
Written by DJ JUSTICE GH on November 10, 2017
Caught in a Afro Beats? Music that catches you and doesn’t let you go, that’s what I thought about trap music when I first heard about it. What a weird name though, you must be wondering what the hype behind trap music is? After all, it is quite similar to dubstep and we all know just how big an impact dubstep has made on the music industry.
Many artists are defining music as the new dubstep; it certainly has become the new craze in the industry. Although the history of the genre dates back to a decade ago, it has only recently started to gain recognition and hype.
Many people consider the fact that since trap’s crossover to Afro Beats it has started to grow in demand with sold out glow-sticked arenas due to Afro Beats Trap’s popularity. The major reason why this genre has been ambushed by the world is the transformation trap music has gone through, with not as much rapping and more feet moving beats involved in the songs.
To get a better understanding of music, it could be broken down and described as a combination of dubstep, hip hop, and dance music.
So basically what kind of music is Afro Beats music? Traditionally it’s a term generally used to describe high-life , hip hop, dance-hall music from the Africa regions . Music has pretty much become identifiable with high-life ,Hip-hop ,dance hall and takes influence from the rap sound in the South.
Numerous artists like STONEBWOY, DAVIDO, SHATTA WALE ,BURNA BOY , WIZKID , M.I , ICE PRINCE, OLAMIDE and SARKODIE, ETC have had astounding demand since implementing Afro Beats into their own music.
Afro Beats has become a raging craze with the masses of people at clubs, parties and underground gigs. It is no surprise that it is such a big hit with the people considering the music is so likeable and trap stylings can be injected into any form or style of music. No wonder it has caught everybody in its trap much faster than dubstep or electro and it’s fairly simple to see why.