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BBC Minute: On Afrobeats - the inspiration

In our series on Afrobeats, we hear where popular African popular artists of today like Adekunle Gold get their musical inspiration from.

Adekunle rose to Instagram fame by sharing his unique clothing style and love for traditional Nigerian music. He tells us about his idol, how he reflects his culture in his music, and why he barely sings any of his songs in English.

(Photo: Adekunle Gold performing at the Afrika Shrina in Lagos. Credit: Emmanuel Arewa/AFP/Getty Images)

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