Best new Afrobeat albums, songs & artists in 2016



In the 2000’s, Afrobeat had a small revival in the world of indie rock thanks to bands such as Vampire Weekend and Yeasayer. But what else has the genre to offer nowadays?
The Vore selects the top best Afrobeat albums of 2020. Who are the new Fela Kuti, D'Banj & Manu Dibango in the Afrobeat genre?
Afrobeat 2020
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Top 10 new Afrobeat albums out now in 2020

Recent Afrobeat albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. Jungle By Night - The Traveller (20-06-2016)
  2. Afrobeat artist Jungle By Night
    The Traveller - a 20-06-2016 album by Jungle By Night who also made The Hunt. Music fans who enjoyed Fela Kuti should check out The Traveller . It is Afrobeat with Jazz, World, and more influences. The best track on The Traveller is Infinite (soundcloud below).

    Keywords jazzy • funky •
    Country Netherlands •
    Length 41:24
    Coolest Videoclip Kingfisher
    Label V2
    Official website Jungle By Night
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  3. Melt Yourself Down - Last Evenings on Earth (29-04-2016)
  4. Afrobeat artist Melt Yourself Down
    Last Evenings on Earth - a 29-04-2016 album by Melt Yourself Down who also made Melt Yourself Down . Music fans who enjoyed Acoustic Ladyland should check out Last Evenings on Earth. It is Afrobeat with Jazz, World, and more influences. The best track on Last Evenings on Earth is Dot to Dot (soundcloud below).

    Keywords experimental • dynamic • danceable •
    Country United Kingdom •
    Length 36:20
    Coolest Videoclip The God of You
    Label The Leaf
    Official website Melt Yourself Down
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  5. Tony Allen - Film of Life (October 14, 2014)
  6. Afrobeat artist Tony Allen
    Film of Life - a October 14, 2014 album by Tony Allen who also made Lagos No Shaking. Music fans who enjoyed Segun Bucknor should check out Film of Life. It is Afrobeat with Afrobeat, Funk, Jazz, and more influences. The best track on Film of Life is (soundcloud below).
    Pitchfork Review 72%
    Allmusic Review 80%
    Keywords jazzy • funky •
    Country Nigeria •
    Length 54:05
    Coolest Videoclip Go Back
    Label Jazz Village
    Official website Tony Allen
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  7. Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics - Jaiyede Afro (September 9, 2014)
  8. Afrobeat artist Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics
    Jaiyede Afro - a September 9, 2014 album by Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics who also made Super Afro Soul. Music fans who enjoyed Bongos Ikwue should check out Jaiyede Afro . It is Afrobeat with Afrobeat, and more influences. The best track on Jaiyede Afro is (soundcloud below).
    Allmusic Review 70%
    Keywords groovy • dynamic • heartfelt •
    Country Nigeria • United Kingdom •
    Length 51:46
    Coolest Videoclip In The Middle
    Label Strut Records
    Official website Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  9. Fuse ODG - T.I.N.A. (October 31, 2014)
  10. Afrobeat artist Fuse ODG
    T.I.N.A. - a October 31, 2014 album by Fuse ODG who also made Antenna. Music fans who enjoyed K'NAAN should check out T.I.N.A.. It is Afrobeat with Hip Hop, and more influences. The best track on T.I.N.A. is Angel (soundcloud below).

    Keywords danceable • uplifting •
    Country United Kingdom •
    Length 01:00:03
    Coolest Videoclip Million Pound Girl (Badder Than Bad)
    Label 3 Beat
    Official website Fuse ODG
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



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