How Asake developed a boundary-pushing sound that’s changing Afrobeats as we know it
Asake has developed a boundary-pushing sound that’s changing Afrobeats as we know it by combining elements of different styles, ranging from modern trap beats, to traditional Afrobeat rhythms and other African influences from various regions. He takes these influences and fuses them together to create a unique, melodic, and energetic sound. This sound has gained him a large worldwide audience, and he has drawn inspiration from the likes of Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Stonebwoy, Femi Kuti, and many more. His music is extremely infectious and has been featured in major publications such as The Fader, Complex, and OkayAfrica. Furthermore, Asake’s music has been showcased on major streaming platforms such as Apple Music, Spotify, and SoundCloud. Asake has solidified his place as one of the leading faces of the new generation of Afrobeats that is reshaping the music genre.