Afrobeats (not to be confused with Afrobeat or Afroswing[1]), or Afro-pop or Afro-fusion (or Afropop or Afrofusion), is an umbrella term to describe popular music from West Africa and the diaspora[2][3] that initially developed in NigeriaGhana, and the UK in the 2000s and 2010s. Afrobeats is less of a style per se, and more of a descriptor for the fusion of sounds flowing out of Ghana and Nigeria. Genres such as hiplifejùjú musichighlife and naija beats, among others, were amalgamated under the “Afrobeats”