On Tuesday (Dec. 24), Apple Music announced the official launch of its new Africa Now playlist featuring music from the continent’s hottest contemporary artists. The inaugural playlist features cover star Burna Boy’s new single “Money Play” in the No. 1 spot. Listen to it here.
“Apple Music is a huge support system for ensuring African music reaches as many ears as possible all over the globe!” said Burna Boy in a statement. “As a 2019 Apple Music Up Next artist the impact of that honour is still bring felt today! So more grease to them! They’re family now, always love.”
The playlist will be updated every week and feature the latest in African hip-hop, Gqom, Afrobeats, amapiano, Afro-bongo, Alte, Kuduro and more.