African Music playlist comes to life with a 1-hour special airing Wednesday 12th December at 20:00 CAT highlighting the continent’s hottest artists including South Africa’s Sho Madjozi, Nasty C, Darkie Fiction and Shane Eagle as well as other African artists Wurld, Petite Noir, Kwesi Arthur, Amaarae, and more.

The special showcases the sounds coming out of Africa, and includes interviews with artists like Nasty C, who discusses the shift in afrobeat culture. Plus,Darkie Fiction, Shane Eagle and Sho Madjozi, and more reflect on their successes and Africa’s influence on global pop music.

Listen live for free:

Music Highlights:
Runtown & Nasty C – “No Permission”
Nasty C – “Jungle”
Darkie Fiction – “Bhoza”
Shane Eagle – “Gustavo”  
Sho Madjozi – “Huku”
Petite Noir – “Beach”
Petite Noir – “Blame Fire”
Amaarae – “Fluid”
Kwesi Arthur – “Don’t Keep Me Waiting”
DARKOVIBES – “Stay Woke featuring Stonebwoy “
Ayo Jay – “Let Him Go ” 
Olamide – “Motigbana”
Niniola & DJ Snake – “Maradona Riddim”
Wurld – “Contagious”
Jovi – “Ndole”

Tune in to Beats 1 Radio on Apple Music on:
Wednesday 12 December at 20:00 CAT
Thursday 13 December at 04:00  CAT
Thursday 13 December at 11:00 CAT

Beats 1 is a nonstop livestream of music programming — broadcasting worldwide, 24/7, for free — available only on Apple Music. It is the first and only streaming servicecreating a live global listening experience from studios in three major cities, immersing listeners in their favourite artists’ worlds, in an instant. Since Apple Music’s 2015 launch, artists from across the globe have turned to Beats 1 as thefirst stop to release new music, deliver exclusive news, and speak directly to their fans, relaying the stories that have impacted their lives and sounds.