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Afrobeat is a genre of music that originated in West Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. It is characterized by a fusion of traditional African rhythms and Western jazz and funk influences. The music typically features complex polyrhythms, brass instruments, and call-and-response vocals. Afrobeat was popularized by a number of influential musicians and bands, who incorporated social and political commentary into their lyrics. Today, the genre continues to inspire musicians around the world and remains an important part of African musical heritage.