Fisherman J Hus
3 January 2014, 23:11
Listen to Abrantee's top 10 Afrobeats songs that you need to hear this month.
There's no stopping David O's 'Skelewu'. The now certified Afrobeats anthem gets people dancing on the rooftops of their cars in the accompanying music video - and has even won a fan in footballer Samuel Eto. Hit YouTube to watch a video of David teaching him the 'Skelewu' dance.
'Malo Nogede' first dropped early in 2013, but the momentum is really building behind Timaya's hook-up with Terry G, which has more than half a million views on YouTube.
Shata Wale dropped 'Everybody Likes My Thing' at the end of 2013 and it looks set to do big things this year.
Quite simply, 'Stupid Love' is doing it for me in a big way as we kick off 2014.
If you're planning to celebrate 2014 in style, you need this on your playlist!
As you might expect from a song featuring L.A.X and the hotly-tipped Wizkid, 'CARO' brings the Afrobeats vibe to the dancefloor in a big way.
Another hit from 2012 that's still going strong in October 2013, 'Bubugaga' is you call to hit the dancefloor - the ladies love this!
R2bees is kicking off 2014 with the high-flying track 'Love', which was produced by KillBeatz and features a video directed by Justin Campos.
'Jack Sparrow', as you might guess from the title, takes its inspiration - or artwork, at least - from the Johnny Depp character in Pirates Of The Caribbean. But there's nothing nautical about this - it's a straight up Afrobeats smash.
The infectious rhythms and vocals on 'Khona' come from the amazingly talented Uhuru. Watch out for the groove on this one!