Afrobeats and Beyond

You can keep your sonic barriers. We’re going beyond the confines of genre, geographies, and familiar sounds.

From traditional sounds to global culture

Afrobeats is African music. The all-encompassing term combining Highlife, R&B, hip-hop, Juju, Fuji, Apala, to name a few — has crossed over into the US and other major cities across the globe. Create with the sounds of Mystro Sugar, LeriQ, Dunnie and more as we dive into Afrobeats and beyond. 

We asked top talent to curate their favorite sounds of afrobeats and beyond.


Boomplay is the largest and fastest-growing music streaming and download platform in Africa with 69 million monthly active users. Boomplay provides an expansive catalog of over 72 million tracks through partnering with 4000+ labels/distributors both internationally and locally. They are building the most reliable and transparent music ecosystem in Africa and empowering the African music ecosystem to unlock its full potential. 

We asked top talent, curated by Boomplay, to pull together some of their favorite sounds in the official Splice x Boomplay Collection. Stay tuned for our Beat Battle dropping. 

From West Africa to the world

Straight from the source - hear the history and sounds of Afrobeats from our Beyond: Afrobeats roster.

Mystro, LeriQ, and Dunnie dive into the movement

Explore the origins of Afrobeats, where the genre is at today, and where it’s headed next.

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