From azonto, to house, to afrobeats, there are still rising stars and music within the African continent and these are some new artistes you need to watch out for in 2020.
We are just 19 days into the new year and unrefined new artistes are making headway into the year, ready and optimistic to redefine music for the next decade.
As music becomes more diverse, these fresh young bloods prove to us that the future of African Music is shimmering. As Burna Boy, Sarkodie, Wizkid and the likes are making music to solidify the African Music grounds, young artistes like Joeboy, Fireboy DML and Tems are servicing us so much exciting melodies.
Looking at most of these artistes and good music popping up, we at Fused Africa have put together a 14 list of African musicians we should look forward to this year.
These Are 20 New African Artistes To Look Out For in 2020.
After his break through off the Empawa 100, Joeboy has proven to be worth Mr. Eazi’s time and support. “Baby” his first hit got a massive response and since then Joeboy hasn’t let his fans down.
From singing in churches and weddings in Ghana, Titi Owusu decided to take music to the next level. With her first single “Karma”, Titi Owusu is ready to show the world what she has got.
Tems is a Nigerian Singer and upcoming producer, single-handedly redefining the Nigerian music scene one musical note at a time. Tems brings an urban sound with a fusion of alternative RnB and Neo soul genres.
According to Herman, he picks inspiration from Drake, Maleek Berry, Sarkodie, Manifest, King Promise, Stonebwoy, Wizkid, Davido, Mr Eazi, Burna Boy and Joey Badass.
Fireboy DML released his first studio album “Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps” and it’s already topping the Fused Africa Music Charts with songs like Scatter, Like I Do and Vibration.
Her transition from dance to music has been phenomenal and this time she’s ready to take on the mantle to move to the top her music and empower women in music.
Somadina sings about her emotions after a troubled and toxic relationship. She also explains how her experience has helped her grow and show her vulnerability through her music.
On 19th October 2019, Rema won Next Rated and was nominated for Viewer’s Choice at the 13th edition of The Headies.On the 12th January 2020 he received the Soundcity MVP for best new artist.
Bosom P-Yung broke the internet with his hot new song “Attaa Adwoa“ and is already making air waves. He calls his style and genre of music, Traditional Trap Music.
She joined a choir, discovered that she could sing and began taking piano lessons for a while during her stay with her grandma. She now has one of the biggest songs titled “Tender Love”.
Young Ghanaian singer blew after his first major single “Dede” and now collaborating with big artistes like Sarkodie.
While growing up, Naira Marley wanted to be an MC and a voice over artist. “Soapy” earned him his first major award as a singer, winning “Viewers’ Choice” award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards.
His first hit single “Yedin” featured Sarkodie and since then, the young rapper has been dropping hits after hits.
Akan is a prolific Ghanaian musician whose music is dedicated to inspiring and educating listeners. After his first studio album “Onipa Akoma” Akan is ready to serve Africa and the world with some good music.