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Genre
classic afrobeat
Parent Genre: World/Traditional

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List of classic afrobeat artists

Here is a list of classic afrobeat artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the classic afrobeat genre. You can find out what classic afrobeat genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

                                                                                                                                                                                               
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