In a major milestone for Afrobeats music, Nigerian singer Asake has become the first male artiste in the genre to be followed by Instagram.
The news made the headlines on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, with Instagram following Asake’s official account.
Asake’s rise to fame has been meteoric, with the singer releasing a string of hit singles over the past year, including “Sungba,” “Palazzo,” and “Peace Be Unto You.”
His music has been praised for its infectious melodies, catchy lyrics, and Asake’s unique vocal delivery.
Asake’s success is a testament to the growing popularity of Afrobeats music around the world.
The genre has been gaining traction in recent years, with artists like Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy achieving global success. Asake’s following by Instagram is further validation of the genre’s global appeal.