Afro R&B
Omah Lay

Afro R&B is a subgenre of African music that incorporates African rhythms and sounds with traditional R&B melodies and lyrics. It is related to Afrobeats in terms of sound and geography, with most popular artists coming from Nigeria and Ghana. Countries with large African diasporas, like the UK, also have popular Afro R&B artists.

Notable Afro R&B artists include Omah Lay, Tems, and Oxlade.

Discover the essential tracks in our Afro-R&B playlist below.

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