Afrobeats Gets Its Own Official Chart In the UK

MUSIC NEWS J Hus sits at the top of the new music chart, which is meant to celebrate the rise of Afrobeats in the UK and acknowledge its global influence. A new top 20 chart, dedicated to Afrobeats music has…

The Rise of Stan Culture In Afrobeats

ADEDOYIN ADENIJI From Marlians to Wizkid FC, afrobeats fandoms are contributing to the globalization of the sound—even if some might consider them overly obsessive. Last month, over half a million people, from 99 countries tuned into No Signal’s livestream to join the…

How Afrobeats Helped Pave The Diaspora’s Road Back Home

INEYE KOMONIBO The words “Black History Month” often evoke stories of luminaries like Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While their legacies will always be crucial to the culture, this year, we’re going beyond. Roots, is R29Unbothered’s Black History Month series…