Some of January’s best African music releases came with some of the month’s best visuals. From traditional ballads to Amapiano, this is the roundup of the best Afrobeats and Afropop music videos from across the continent. African musicians of all origins explore the feeling of music through different lenses, concerns, themes and languages, flavours of our cultures told with imaginations, humors, and skills.
We’ve selected the top 10 music videos from throughout January, just in case you missed them. The best music videos of January 2022 including Burna Boy‘s homage to Ballon d’Or, Harmonize’s trip to the village, Ayra Starr’s revengeful teachings, and more.
Best African & Nigerian Music Videos | January
Our picks for the best 10 African music videos for January 2022 are listed in no particular order and include several tracks that also appear in our New Afrobeats Music playlist.
Mayorkun & Victony – Holy Father (Nigeria)
The Ben ft. Diamond Platnumz – WHY (Rwanda)
Burna Boy ft. Wizkid – B. D’OR (Nigeria)
Harmonize – Mwaka wangu (Tanzania)
Skiibii ft. Davido – Baddest Boy (Nigeria)
Sarkodie ft. Oxlade – Non Living Thing (Ghana)
Ayra Starr ft. CKay – Beggie Beggie (Nigeria)
Otile Brown & Harmonize – Woman (Kenya)
Ice Prince & CKay – Shakara (Nigeria)
Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa – Hello (South Africa)
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