Afrobeats

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An insight into Afrobeats, from up and coming disk jockey DJ Miles
Afrobeats

Afrobeats


Afrobeat is a style of popular music incorporating elements of African music, jazz, soul and funk.
While afrobeats is more of an overarching term for contemporary West African pop music.
The Term was created to package these various sounds into a more easily accessible label which were unfamiliar to the UK (United Kingdom) Listeners where the term was first coined. This Term was first coined by the Nigerian Multi-Instrumentalist and band leader like Fela Anikulakpo Kuti in the early 1960s.


Electropop is a hybrid music genre combining elements of electronic and Pop Genres.
This Genre was developed in the year 1980s. Back then, it was known as Synth Pop.
The Sub-genre fuses synthesizer-fueled electronic music instrumentation with the Radio-Friendly sound and Hook-Heavy songwriting of Pop music.


Hip-hop Music Also Known as Rap Music is a genre of popular music developed in the United States by inner city like the African Americans and Caribbean Americans in the Bronx Borough of New York City in the 1970s.
It is often characterized by a strong, rhythmic, Beat and a Rapping Vocal Track.
Hip-hop Music Is Built on DJing, Rapping, Break Dancing and graffiti.


A Disk Jockey (DJ) is a person who plays recorded music for an audience.
The Ability to use the mixer effectively to transition seamlessly from one song to another while playing records at an event makes the event lively and interesting. Equipments Such as the Mixer Helps the DJ to play records, transition smoothly between sound recordings while using the headphones to preview the next music/song before playing it to the audience while creating beats, loops, scratching and introducing Sound Effects.


 


 


Written by DJ Leslie Njoku

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