To kick off the year, LootLove hosts the Africa Now Radio: Ones To Watch 2022special, showcasing Africa’s most exciting rising stars.
This week’s cover features South African Afropop singer-songwriter Nomfundo Moh; Kenyan Afropop singer-songwriter Chris Kaiga; Ghanaian rapper Black Sherif; and Nigerian singer-songwriter Fave.
Best New Artists
LootLove continues her cross-continental tour of artists to watch in 2022, featuring music from Victony; Dai Verse; and AV (West Africa); Maandy (East Africa); Money Badoo & Ricky Tyler; and Lloyiso (South Africa); and Ivorian-American singer, Chrystel (Francophone Africa).
Up and Up!
LootLove previews some fresh new album and EP releases to look out for in 2022 from CKay, Omah Lay, Basketmouth, Rema, and Kudz.
Each week, LootLove chooses her favourite track from one of Apple Music’s African playlists. For 2022, LootLove’s artist to watch is South African amapiano star Young Stunna, and this week’s show features his single, “Adiwele (feat. Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa),” from Apple Music’s Amapiano Lifestyle playlist. Listen HERE—and find a roundup of all LootLove’s selections on Apple Music’s LootLoves playlist,HERE.
Tune in and listen to the full episode this Sunday, January 9th at 2p London / 3p Lagos/Paris / 4p Johannesburg / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 atapple.co/_AfricaNow.