The direction African popular music is taking right now is pretty impressive. We’ve addressed a lot of issues that were keeping us from realising our potential. I was thinking, how much did that Drake co-sign do for African music? One Dance was the biggest song in the world in 2016 and it featured Africa and Nigeria’s own Wizkid and co-produced by DJ Maphorisa from South Africa. Although we were already doing well, that opened up our music to the world’s ears. It could be put on the same platform as what Gangnam Style did for K-Pop and what Despacito did for Latin pop and Reggaeton.
This latest Moto Moto podcast episode is titled Awesomeness Nyana and features music from Namibia, Nigeria, Angola, Ghana, South Africa and more!
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