Check Out the Best Afrobeats of 2017 on Audiomack

By Donna-Claire Chesman on January 5, 2018

Audiomack has put together a playlist of the best Afrobeats tracks of 2017.

Audiomack is home to an expansive Afrobeats category, ranging from award winning artists to independent artists on the verge of breaking. As a genre, Afrobeats fuses African rhythms, jazz, soul, and funk to create a potent and influential sound shaping everything from American hip-hop to the European club scene. With so much range and so many artists to choose from, Audiomack has put together a playlist of the best Afrobeats tracks of 2017 to help you get started with the genre.

The playlist features SHATTA WALE, a multi-award winning Ghanaian music producer, alongside Bisa Kdei, another award-winning Ghanaian producer. We also get a sampling of some of Wizkid’s best tracks of the year, along with breakout star J Hus’ “Did You See.” Clocking in at fifty-one songs, this playlist is the best way to get your foot in the door when it comes to exploring Afrobeats.

If you like what you hear, make sure to check out the Summer 17 Afropop & Reggae Hits playlist on Audiomack.