When the unmistakable rhythm of House in the night clubs met with the organic sonority of groovy african percussions, a new sensation was born. It didn’t take long for Afro House to skyrocket from South Africa and take over the dance floors all around the world. Therefore, it’s worth remembering the agents who made it all happen. From legendary names like De Capo and Louie Vega to the new kid on the block, the Brazilian Maz, we selected a 5 artists that should be on your radar for 2023.
It’s impossible to talk about Afro House without mentioning Black Coffee. This revolutionary DJ was greatly responsible for the popularization of the genre in South Africa and its spread around the world. Through it, he influenced masses of up-and-coming DJs and has broken barriers of electronic music, working with R&B celebrities Drake, John Legend, and Usher.
Although embarking on his debut international tour, the new kid on the block Maz is already a household name within the Brazilian Afro House scene, a hotspot of electronic music. He’s shown that he can deliver instant hits, such as his remix of “Todo Homem” and “Banho de Folhas”, which has taken the European summer by storm.
His success got him his…