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Davido's Nigerian playlist – Wizkid, Fela Kuti, D'Banj and more
In the latest part of our series Gateways featuring Tony Allen and in collaboration with Boiler Room, Afrobeats star Davido picks his favourite records from his homeland, Nigeria

Interview by Michael Cragg

09, Aug, 2016 @2:00 PM

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Gateways – Tony Allen and Nigeria: From Afrobeat to Afrobeats
After Afrobeat faded and the major labels left Nigeria, a new wave of artists influenced by hip-hop revitalised the country’s music scene

Ian McQuaid

08, Aug, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Love a duck? Promiscuous birds make genetic mistakes | Amy Coats
Amy Coats: Promiscuity could put bird species in danger of potentially damaging genetic changes, according to new research from UCL

Amy Coats

27, Mar, 2015 @12:51 PM

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How Nigeria's Afrobeats are redefining the sound of Africa
From Tiwa Savage to WizKid, Afritorial pick the brightest stars emerging from Nigeria's afrobeat scene, known locally as Naija beats

DJ Edu for Afritorial, part of the Guardian Africa Network

24, Apr, 2014 @11:11 AM

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Media Talk podcast: Dave Gorman

The comedian and writer talks to John Plunkett about his approach to making comedy for television – and how to keep creative control of your projects

presented by John Plunkett and produced by Matt Hill

13, Sep, 2013 @6:00 AM

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Our 2012 music features: Five of the best

If you need some musical reading material, here are five articles to stimulate the mind and prick up your ears

Guardian music

27, Dec, 2012 @9:00 AM

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D'Banj – review

Keeping the carnival spirit going, D'Banj rivals his own dancers in snake-hipped, low-grinding ability at his first UK headline show, writes Alex Macpherson

Alex Macpherson

29, Aug, 2012 @9:05 AM

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I'm with D'Banj

The biggest star in Afrobeats has entered the UK top 10 with his hit Oliver Twist. Caspar Llewellyn Smith talks to him about Kanye West, takes a tour of the nightlife scene in Lagos with his peers, and asks – are we ready for Africa's first musical superstar?

Caspar Llewellyn Smith

23, Jun, 2012 @10:30 PM

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Eight Afrobeats artists to listen to

Christian Adofo: If you're at all familar with D'Banj and want to listen to more new acts from Nigeria and Ghana, here are some jumping off points

Christian Adofo

23, Jun, 2012 @10:00 PM

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