Asem on ‘This Is Afrobeats’ compilation by DJ
THE RETURNof Ghanaian Hip-hop/Rap star, Asem onto active music scene is turning out to be stronger than was anticipated.
Asem has made it on the ‘This Is Afrobeats’ MUSIC Compilation which also features some of the biggest superstars on the scene such as 2face, P-square, Naeto C, 9ice and Victoria Kimani to mention a few.
The music compilation is made by a major pioneer of the new African music scene, BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Dj Edu.
From the streets of Lagos, Nairobi, Accra, the UK & North America comes the musical genre that is young vibrant and fresh called “Afrobeats”.
The name stems from “Afrobeat” a powerful, raw and organic form of African music made popular in the 70’s by Fela Kuti & Tony Allen.
‘Afrobeats’ can best be described as the sound of young Africa incorporating modern music & production techniques and fusing them with African sounds, melodies and rhythms. It is definitely here to stay, as a unique form of music full of colour, vibrance, independence with great dance moves to go with it and a whole continent behind it.
This is not a Revolution. This is a Hostile Takeover. Soon after the release of Asem’s second album ‘solid ground’ he has reached number one on various radio countdown shows with Bye Bye [feat. Kwabena Kwabena].
The compilation is available at http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/t.i.a-this-is-afrobeats/id527184758.