14 African Artists You Need To See At SXSW

Here are the African artists you can't miss at SXSW 2016.


Davido. Image via the artist's Facebook.

Davido, one of the reigning kings of the Nigerian scene, is making back-to-back appearances at SXSW after performing at the Sounds From Africa showcase last year. Since 2011, the Lagos-based artist has racked-up massive singles like "Dami Duro," "Skelewu," "Aye," and "Gobe," to name a few. Earlier this year he announced his signing to Sony BMG ahead of the release of his long-awaited and highly-anticipated sophomore album The Baddest.

Shows: Palm Door on Sixth, Maggie Mae's Rooftop, FADER FORT. Details here.

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