Music

4 Artists You Should Know From Nigeria's Growing Electronic Scene

Get to know the likes of Sigag Lauren, Sensei Lo, CALIX, and Maze x Mxtreme

Over the years, Nigerian music has made a global statement. At the heels of the development of Afropop are other sub-genres emerging from the West African country.

Though largely unsung, Nigerian Afro-electronic music — characterized by a blend of local elements like percussion with Western electronic influences — is thriving amongst a growing and diverse audience. The past years have seen steady recognition of Nigeria's electronic scene, championed by a niche community of artists, producers and DJs.

Owing to the occurring expansion of the Nigerian music industry, we spoke to four Afro-electronic players who are holding on to its potential while bridging cultural gaps through their mixes and sonic innovation.

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