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Spotify Now Has an 'Afro Hub' Playlist Section

The streaming giant has announced a new Afro Hub section that "celebrates and honors African culture and music."

We're all familiar with Spotify's African Heat playlist, the largest playlist for afrobeats on the global streaming service. If you remember, OkayAfrica took over African Heat earlier this year for our own curation.

Well, the streaming giant has now announced a new Afro Hub section that "celebrates and honors African culture and music," a statement announces.

The new Afro Hub follows Spotify's Global Cultures initiative which has already launched Latin and Desi hubs.

Some examples of the playlists within Spotify's Afro Hub are: African Heat (Top Hits); Peppeh (Early Bets); Gold Mine (Classics) and We Everywhere (X-Overs / Diaspora Hits). The hub also features regional playlists highlighting from West Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, and more.

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