Afro B, the Afrowave pioneer who shot to fame with the viral hit “Drogba (Joanna)” is back with a bang in his latest single, “Wo Wo Wo (Ebony)”. This release marks a thrilling cross-continental collaboration featuring US trap sensation Rich The Kid, and UK rap heavyweight Rimzee.
Afro B’s journey in the music industry began with “Drogba”, which ignited the global afrobeats movement. He then went on to release stand out solo singles alongside Wizkid, Slim Jxmmi(Rae Sremmurd), DJ Snake, Sukihana and more. Since then, he’s garnered support from Billboard, BET, BBC Radio 1, Capital, Hot 97, Power 105 and The Fader, Rolling Stone & NME ++. “Wo Wo Wo (Ebony)” picks up from where he left off, blending punchy rap lyrics, Afro B’s signature silky vocals, and a melodic instrumental by ATG (Burna Boy, Kelly Rowland, Darkoo). This is just a taste of what’s to come in 2024.
ABOUT AFRO B
Afro B, the Ivorian vocalist and DJ widely regarded as the pioneer of Afrowave and Afrobeats, fuses influences from the Caribbean and Latin America with traditional African elements, blending hip-hop and dancehall to craft a captivating and infectious sound. His 2018 breakout hit, “Drogba (Joanna)”, garnered over 350 million streams, propelling him to international stardom and enabling him to collaborate with renowned artists such as Chris Brown, French Montana, Gashi, DJ Snake, T-Pain, and Wiz Kid. Born Ross-Emmanuel Bayeto, Afro B, currently based in London, England, began his musical journey in childhood by learning to play the piano, eventually evolving into a DJ and music enthusiast, known for his parties and radio appearances, as he navigated the vibrant UK music scene.