THE FACE cover star just topped the US Billboard Chart via her feature on Future's Wait For U. Does Tems' fast rise reflect a wider change for female African artists?
Best new African music
With a Grammy victory and a Coachella appearance under his belt, Black Coffee’s enjoying a victory lap that coincides with a wider buzz around dance music from South Africa.
The 21-year-old is a torchbearer of Nigerian music. On Rave & Roses, he doesn’t disappoint.
The 19-year-old musician has scored two massive hits, but industry rumours suggest he’s hit a bump on the road to success.
Fireboy is fighting to be the first Nigerian artist to top the UK Singles Chart. THE FACE’s columnist Wale Oloworkende considers the track's impact and rounds up the best new African music releases.