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The best amapiano of 2021
List / Guide
The best amapiano of 2021

2021 has been an incredible year for amapiano, as the world continues to take note of the genre’s power.

The best Nigerian songs of 2021
List / Guide
The best Nigerian songs of 2021

This year Nigerian music broke records, filled stadiums, and created household names around the world.

The best Kenyan rap of 2021
List / Guide
The best Kenyan rap of 2021

Throughout a year of hardship, the Kenyan rap scene prevailed, unveiling a fresh selection of talent from shrap and drill, to the old school flavours of boom-bap and gangster rap.

The best African rap of 2021
List / Guide
The best African rap of 2021

In 2021, African rap was marked mainly by the rise of drill, the sub-genre of hip-hop which had a huge impact on rap music all over the continent.

The 30 best electronic albums of 2021
Feature
The 30 best electronic albums of 2021

Listen to 2021’s best amapiano, batida, baile funk, techno, jungle, gqom, afro-futurist and more, making the clubs bounce all across the continent.

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The 50 best albums of 2021
List / Guide
The 50 best albums of 2021

Listen in on 2021 with our pan-African selection from Cairo to Pretoria, Lagos to Nairobi, featuring the likes of Ayra Starr, Mdou Moctar, Focalistic, Nahawa Doumbia, and Kasai Allstars.