Afro B (Ross Bayeto), ​is a UK based ​Afrobeats​ independent recording artist from South London, Greenwich. ​Afro B​ has helped to push the African music culture forward with the popularity of his music which continues to surge in global dominance. 

Starting his musical journey in 2009 with a DJ residency at a Caribbean club called ​NW10​, the Londoner has since moved into producing hit music, highlighting his talents as one of the industry’s most exciting curators around. ​Afro B ​has enjoyed a meteoric rise, channeling UK, African, and French influences – on account of his Ivorian heritage. The South Londoner, who is also one of ​Capital Xtra’s​ presenters, spreading the sound of Africa on a weekly basis on his show​ Afrobeats with Afro B​ and is also heavily supported by the likes of ​Tim Westwood (Capital Xtra), Funkmaster Flex (Hot 97), DJ Target (BBC Radio 1/1Xtra), Ebro (Beats 1/Hot 97)​, ​DJ Norie (Power 105), DJ Whoo Kid (Shade 45/Siriux FM/iHeartRadio), DJ Self (Power 105), DJ Camilo (Hot 97), Nessa (Hot 97) ​and ​Dahved Levy (WBLS) just to name a few helping him become one of the industry’s most respected and internationally known talents.  

In February 2018 ​Afro B ​set the internet on fire with his viral hit ​Drogba (Joanna)​ which has continued to spread from country to country and to date has now racked up over ​100 million streams/views​ across all platforms with help from his viral dance craze the ​#DrogbaChallenge​. ​Wizkid, Shaquille O’Neal, Wyclef Jean, Busta Rhymes, Ace Hood ​and ​Busy Signal ​have all released remixes to the track which have led to further mass appeal. Drogba reached ​#1​ as the most ​Shazamed​ song in New York and sat at #6​ on ​Billboard’s​ Next Big Sound Chart.​ ​Celebrities including; ​Diddy, Akon, Trey Songz, DJ Snake, Winnie Harlow, Eniko Hart, Ashanti, Hennessey Carolina, MHD and Didier Drogba himself​ have all recently made viral Instagram videos promoting the hit song plus many other public figures and dancers.  

Drogba (Joanna) ​isn’t the only song killing the airwaves, as his other projects currently in rotation gaining international attention include: ​Shaku Shaku, Melanin feat. Yemi Alade, ​and ​Shape Nice with Vybz Kartel & Dre Skull.  

His mainstream Afrobeats takeover which he has pioneered as the ​“AfroWave” ​movement has garnered this new artist favorable media attention which includes press features and placements in: ​The Source Magazine, Vibe Magazine, BET, NBC News, Hot 97, Siriux FM, Power 105, 1Xtra, Okay Africa, The National, Noisey, TIDAL, Billboard, The Fader ​and​ Rolling Stone.   

Afro B​ has performed his hit records at some of the world’s biggest festivals and concerts in ​The Middle East, The Caribbean, USA, Canada, Europe​ and most recently in ​London​ where he was a surprise performer brought out at ​Drake’s ​concert​ ​inside​ ​the ​O2​ ​Arena ​in front of 20,000 fans during the Assassination Vacation UK/EU Tour.  

It’s safe to say that​ Afro B ​is one of the most exciting new talents to emerge over the past decade and has a lot more to offer in the near future! 

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