1. AFROBEAT INSTRUMENTALS
Afrobeat instrumentals is the beats used in making afrobeat music
Afrobeat is a genre of music which originated from Africa in the early 60s and 70s and has since then spread to other parts of Africa and the rest of the world. It all started from a few African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Guinea, Mali just to mention a few. Afrobeat created a lot of afrobeat instrumentals of different forms due to its dynamic nature.
Afrobeat was made popular by some of the prominent music artists in
Africa at that time, the likes of the late Fela Kuti, Lijadu sisters, Femi Kuti, Tony Allen, King sunny ade, Sorry Bamba, Angelique Kidjo and the rest. Afrobeat is cultural and dynamic in nature and this has given rise to its evolution and popularity over of the years and more recently because of its popularity afrobeat has been included as an award category in the Grammys. This is an indication that afrobeat is now been accepted and widely celebrated in the western world too. In time past afrobeat music /afrobeat instrumentals was used as a medium to convey messages to the public and the government and it served the purpose.
These days a lot of foreign music have a lot of afrobeat elements infused in them. The evolution of afrobeat in Africa and the rest of the world has given birth to a rising population of music artists promoting the afrobeat culture, tradition and message with their unique sounds, artists like Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Sarkodie, 2face Idibia, Tiwa Savage, Timaya, Nasty c, Mafikizolo, Dj Marphorisa, Dj Jimmy Jatt, Dj Neptune, Dj Spinall, Platinum diamond, R2bees, Naira Marley, Zlatan Ibile, Reminisce, Falz, Mayorkun, Kizz Daniel, Peruzzi, Patoranking, Dbanj, Tekno, Olamide, Phyno, Flavor Nabania, Wande coal, Yemi Alade, Fireboy Dml, Joeboy, Reekado banks, Casper Nyovest, M.I, Vector, Simi, Adekunle Gold, Teni and a whole lot of others, upcoming and mainstream. This has led to so many collaborations on the international front with songs like Beyonce ft Wizkid – Brown skin girl, Davido ft Chris brown – Blow my mind,
Yemi alade ft Rick Ross – OMG(remix), Stormzy ft Edsheeran and Burna Boy – Own it,
Dave ft Burna Boy – Location, Jorja smith ft Burna Boy – Be honest, Ycee ft Ms Banks –
Bossing, Naira marley ft Ms Banks – Anywhere.This clearly shows alot of collaborations
between african artists and international artists in the United states and the UK.
Afrobeat is made from afrobeat instrumentals and this instrumentals consists of
mostly percussions, drums and drum rolls, refills and strong guitar and piano melodies.
Afrobeat instruments includes percussions like congas, bongos, shakers, hi hats, clavs,
woodsticks, cymbals, marimbas, african guitars, mandolins and bass guitars.Afrobeat
instrumentals is now well spread for a whole lot of upcoming, independent and unsigned
artists to download from search engines like Google, Youtube, Freeservhub and other
platforms alike.Recently afrobeat has been infused into other genres of music given birth
to hybrid genres and sub genres making the music evolve at a very fast pace.It has been
mixed with genres like hip hop, trap, soul, jazz, dancehall, pop, reggae, funk, R n B, Indie
rock to give birth afro hip hop, afrotrap, afropop, afro soul, afro jazz, afro dancehall, afro r n b.Alot of talented producers have spring up from Africa as a result of the popularity of afrobeat music nowadays and making high quality afrobeat instrumental beats to show
case africa’s unique sound to the rest of the world.
Freeservhub is one of the best music platforms in Africa where the upcoming,
unsigned and independent artists get high quality instrumentals including afrobeat, hip
hop, trap, dancehall, reggaeton beats and Nigerian beats to use for there music projects
for free with no fees, 100% royalty free beats and Freeservhub offers instrumentals from
some of Africa’s finest producers, the likes of Kingcoven Beats and the rest.
- Download free Afrobeat instrumentals