Spotify Africa Heat celebrated the rebranding of its flagship African music playlist, which has been a platform for showcasing the continent’s hottest music since 2017. The #AfricanHeatParty, held on Saturday, May 20, in Lagos, Nigeria, attracted creators, influencers, media, and music enthusiasts who gathered to ignite the excitement.
The event took place at NextThought Production Studios, where guests exuded electric energy. Jess Jess Finesse kick-started the party with her exceptional hosting skills, followed by the dynamic duo, Wanni X Hanni, who kept the crowd dancing with their DJ set.
ODUMODUBLVCK, one of Nigeria’s buzzing artists, took the stage and unleashed an energetic performance, treating the audience to popular hits like “Picanto” and ‘Declan Rice.’ He even invited Smada to join him for their collaborative track, “PAPILO.”
The heat continued to rise as Teni, with her unique style, captivated the audience. She delivered an unforgettable performance, showcasing her chart-topping tracks, including “Power Rangers,” ‘Case,’ and her latest single, “No Days Off,” leaving fans thoroughly entertained.
Renowned producer and DJ Sarz added his distinct sounds and mixing style, further enhancing the party atmosphere. DJ TOHBAD, a standout in the industry, elevated the event with an outstanding set.
To conclude the night on a high note, Joeboy took the stage, captivating the crowd with his chart-topping hits like ‘Call,’ ‘Baby,’ and his latest release, ‘Duffle Bag.’
This event reinforced African Heat as the go-to destination for African music and culture while demonstrating Spotify’s commitment to promoting emerging African artists. The celebration showcased a vibrant and thriving music scene, solidifying Spotify’s role in supporting the next big music moments from the continent.