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18. June 2020 12:00 - 19. January 2020 10:14

Afro B (LIVE) ___________________________________________________________________ Was passiert, wenn man Hip-Hop mit Afrobeats und Dancehall mixt? Afro B macht es vor und trug seinen Teil zur Afrowave bei, wie er auch sein erstes Mixtape betitelte. Mit einer Hommage an den Fußballer sorgte er letztes Jahr mit seinem Track „Drogba“ für großes Aufsehen. Mit dem Song brachte Afro B frischen Wind in die Szene und Instagram-Kultur, wo sich die Menschen für die Drogba Challenge begeistern ließen. Afro B (Ross Bayeto), ​is a UK based ​Afrobeats​ independent recording artist from South London,Greenwich. ​Afro B​ has helped to push the African music culture forward with the popularity of his music which continues to surge in global dominance. Starting his musical journey in 2009 with a DJ residency at a Caribbean club called ​NW10​, the Londoner has since moved into producing hit music, highlighting his talents as one of the industry’s most exciting curators around. ​Afro B ​has enjoyed a meteoric rise, channeling UK, African, and French influences - on account of his Ivorian heritage. The South Londoner, who is also one of ​Capital Xtra’s​ presenters, spreading the sound of Africa on a weekly basis on his show​ Afrobeats with Afro B​ and is also heavily supported by the likes of ​Tim Westwood (Capital Xtra), Funkmaster Flex (Hot 97), DJ Target (BBCRadio 1/1Xtra), Ebro (Beats 1/Hot 97)​, ​DJ Norie (Power 105), DJ Whoo Kid (Shade 45/SiriuxFM/iHeartRadio), DJ Self (Power 105), DJ Camilo (Hot 97), Nessa (Hot 97) ​and ​Dahved Levy (WBLS)just to name a few helping him become one of the industry’s most respected and internationally known talents. In February 2018 ​Afro B ​set the internet on fire with his viral hit ​Drogba (Joanna)​ which has continued to spread from country to country and to date has now racked up over ​100 million streams/views​ across all platforms with help from his viral dance craze the ​#DrogbaChallenge​. ​Wizkid, Shaquille O’Neal, Wyclef Jean, Busta Rhymes, Ace Hood ​and ​Busy Signal ​have all released remixes to the track which have led to further mass appeal. Drogba reached ​#1​ as the most ​Shazamed​ song in New York and sat at#6​ on ​Billboard’s​ Next Big Sound Chart.​​