SXSWfm® Spotlight: Afrobeats Artists Performing at SXSW 2019

King Kanja - Photo courtesy of the artist

Just last week, SXSW announced an additional 240+ Showcasing Artists for 2019, bringing the grand total of announced acts to just under 500. Weekly artist announcements are around the corner and will begin in the new year, but for now SXSWfm will continue to spotlight artists representing different genres, as well as different locations from around the world. This week’s spotlight show features music by Afrobeats artists Adekunle Gold (Nigeria), King Kanja (Kenya), E.L (Ghana), and more. Listen now!

SXSWfm 2019 Artist Spotlight: Afrobeats

While you’re over on our Mixcloud page, check out our round two 2019 Showcasing Artist announcement show featuring music from Trupa Trupa (Poland), Deerhunter (Atlanta), Grivo (Austin), The Lemons (Mongolia), and more.

Want to hear more from 2019 artists? Listen to SXSWfm online daily at 8am, 2pm, and 8pm. Starting in January, we’ll be highlighting some of our favorite 2019 Showcasing Artists on our weekly announcement show This Week @ SXSW as they’re added to the lineup.

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King Kanja - Photo courtesy of the artist

By Allison Johnson




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