Toppa Top 10: Ten Afrobeats Artists You Should Listen To Right Now If You Love Caribbean Music

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April 4, 2016

10. Yemi Alade

Nigeriaโ€™s afropop princess Yemi Alade first came to fame winning the Peak Talent Show (a forerunner to the current Nigeriaโ€™s Got Talent TV series) in 2009, and is best known for her entertaining video and single โ€œJohnny,โ€ which achieved chart success across West Africa as well as in South Africa, and in the UK. Crediting dancehall as a major influence in her musical style, she calls out โ€œMr. Lova Man, Shabbaโ€ on โ€œLooking at Me,โ€ a bonus track from her 2014 debut album, King of Queens.