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2022 has been an interesting year for Afrobeats as a genre. It’s been a year brimming with peculiarities and transformational events that either redefined the genre or extended its frontiers. We witnessed several artistes pull their weight as the competition stiffened and the sophistication of listeners heightened, resulting in a handful of career-defining projects and moments. The spate of releases saw artistes straddle between genres or explore new sounds typically outside of their artistic predisposition, making for a sonically intriguing year for the genre both domestically and internationally. A fundamentally important event that contributed to the trajectory of Afrobeats in…