Teintée Africaine: Jecha

Teintée Africaine: Jecha

Back with another one! As expected, the big shots (artists representing Ghana, Kenya Nigeria, South Africa, and Tanzania) are here. The  dominant genres in African Pop (afrobeats, amapiano, bongo flava, coupé-décalé, gengetone, kompa, ndombolo, etc) can be found in whole, blended, or hybrid forms.

For us, we can only but be proud of the constant innovation, cross-country collaborations, boundary-pushing and redefining of afro-fusion/afropop that draws from a rich tapestry of genres and their offshoots. We’ve also made it a point to highlight music or movements from countries that usually don’t get much shine on the continental stage. Thusly, we made a concerted effort to have more representatives  of the lusophone countries throughout.

The Stats

  • Three playlists
  • 180 songs
  • more stats coming soon

The Playlists

Recommended Projects

We highly recommend these excellent opi from our artists. We enjoyed, we picked some favorites for the above playlists, and we believe you will enjoy them too. Over time, we’ll provide some opinions on each of them.

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I wrote as kid. (I'd die if you'd ever get your hands on those poems.) And I wrote as a teen. (We thought our raps would spearhead revolution.) I write these days to share my joys and perspectives. I am as subjective as they come. I found a bunch of blessed souls that are just as expressive. And Africa is all the better for it. (I think I never really changed.)
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