Music has the power to bring cultures together, and the fusion of African and Latin music is a perfect example of this. With the influence of African rhythms, melodies, and sounds, Latin music has taken on a new and exciting form. This new genre of music has captivated music lovers from all over the world and has brought to life an exciting new sound. If you’re looking to explore this vibrant and eclectic mix, then listen to these nine African-Latin music collaborations.
From powerful reggaeton beats to soulful afrobeat, the result is a unique and powerful sound that will leave you wanting more. So if you’re ready to experience something new and exciting, let these nine Latin music with African influence collaborations take you on a journey.
9 African-Latin music collaborations
Charly Black, Daddy Yankee – Gyal You A Party Animal
“Gyal You a Party Animal” is one of the best dancehall singles, and it has done exceptionally well. The hit song was by Charly Black and Daddy Yankey and was released in 2016.
Charly Black became the first Jamaican artist to achieve platinum status after selling over 600,000 copies of Gyal You A Party Animal in Central America. The single was again certified gold for selling over 500,000 copies in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Following the success of the song, Charly Black earned a deal with Aftercluv, Universal Music’s Latin America dance music division.
Afro B x Ozuna – Drogba Joanna
“Drogba (Joanna)” is an amazing song by Afro B & Ozuna, which was released in February 2018. The single peaked at number 23 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart in the United States. After the song was well received by the fans, the British Phonographic Industry awarded it a gold certification. This led to the creation of the Drogba Challenge worldwide.
The viral song is about a gorgeous woman who was the centre of attraction. It was also a tribute to Didier Drogba, a retired professional footballer from the artist’s home country, Côte d’Ivoire.
Ric Hassani – Angel ft. Nicky Jam
“Angel” is one of the best songs on “The Prince I Became” album. Ric Hassani, a Nigerian music star, teamed up with Latin music star, Nicky Jam to give this beautiful song with deep lyrics to the fans.
It is especially dedicated to loved ones. It’s about how love could impact one’s life performance if they have one. It is available on Spotify, AudioTrack, and other major music platforms. Enjoy it while you dedicate it to that special person.
Maffio, Nicky Jam, Akon – Uchi Wala
Uchi Wala by the talented trio Maffio, Nicky Jam, and Akon is a song about striving for greatness. It basically urges the fans to not dwell on their problems but rather forget them for a while and embrace happiness.
It motivates them to believe that everything will be fine in the end. But for now, they should forget about all their problems and chill. In the music video, this is written on the shirts.
Within a few hours of its release on popular trending platforms like YouTube, the music video had over 70,000 views.
Mr Eazi – Lento (feat. J Balvin)
This viral track was released in 2020. Mr Eazi, a super talented and famous Nigerian musician, teamed with J Balvin, a popular Colombian artist, to deliver this incredible song to the fans. Killertunes was the producer of the hit song.
J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Mr Eazi – COMO UN BEBÉ ft. Mr Eazi
“COMO UN BEBE” literally means “Common Baby”.
J Balvin, a Colombian reggaeton musician and composer, collaborated with Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny on this hot song titled “Como UN Bebe.” The viral song features Nigerian music celebrity Mr Eazi.
The hit track was produced by Legendury Beatz.
Pitbull Ft Daddy Yankee & Natti Natasha – No Lo Trates
Pitbull, also known as Mr Worldwide, released this banger in collaboration with Daddy Yankee and Natti Natasha in April 2019. “No Lo Trates” means “Don’t Try It.”
The song is about two men trying to win a girl. And the girl makes it known to them that she is independent and knows her worth. Want to know the full story of the music video? Watch it and let us know what you think.
Maluma – Mama Tetema ft. Rayvanny
Maluma, a Colombian-born musician, released the official video for her hit song “Mama Tetema,” featuring Tanzanian performer Rayvanny. The music video has received numerous views and positive comments from fans across the globe. Maluma featured Rayvanny, the Bongo Flava hitmaker who helped make the track a success.
Akon – Te Quiero Amar ft. Pitbull
Te Quiero Amar is one of the songs on the El Negreeto TrackList, produced by Maffio. If you are a true fan of the American superstar, you will fall in love with this hit track. What makes this song unique from his other popular songs is it is in Spanish. Now you know. Go hear Akon sing in Spanish with his beautiful voice.
If you love African music and Latin rhythms, then you are going to love “Afro-Latin.” This is a fusion of African and Latin music that has reached new heights, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
With the influence of African rhythms, melodies, and sounds, Latin music has taken on a new and exciting form. This new genre of music has captivated music lovers from all over the world and has brought to life an exciting new sound. If you’re looking to explore this vibrant and eclectic mix, then listen to these nine African-Latin music collaborations.
Let us know what you make of each song in the comment section. Which one is your favourite?