Ghana is the home of Afrobeats – so, it’s no doubt hundreds of Afro-pop records were dropped this year.
Just like last year, Afropop hacked the airwaves, dominated local charts and continued to serve the global market.
From Shatta Wale’s infectious “Umbrella” that got the whole country crazy to Fancy Gadam’s “Total Cheats” that proved why great talents are buried in Northern Ghana, 2017 has been another successful year for Afrobeats performers.
Pulse Ghana’s entertainment editor, David Mawuli, has picked 10 of the best Afropop songs released this year.
READ MORE: 10 best Ghanaian music albums of 2017
Please note that the list is in no order.
1. “Abaa” by E.L
E.L - Abaa
2. “Pain Killer” by Sarkodie feat. Runtown
Sarkodie - Pain Killer feat. Runtown
3. “Tomorrow” by Dorkovibes
Darkovibes - Tomorrow
4. “Total Cheat” by Fancy Gadam feat. Sarkodie
Fancy Gadam - Total Cheat feat. Sarkodie
5. “Over” by R2Bees
R2Bees - Over
6. “Oh Yeah” by King Promise
King Promise - Oh Yeah
7. “Angela” by Kuami Eugene
Kuami Eugene - Angela
8. “Odo” by KiDi
KiDi - Odo
9. “Makoma” by Adina feat. Sarkodie
Adina - Makoma feat. Sarkodie
10. “Umbrella” by Shatta Wale
Shatta Wale - Umbrella