2023 gave rise to bespoke talents across Africa. The year witnessed the emergence of artists that will forever change the African music space – Tyla, Shallipopi, Libianca to mention a few. Not to leave out Nigeria’s Bloody Civilian who popular music discovery app Shazam has ranked amongst the 50 emerging artists to have a breakthrough in 2024.
2023 was definitely Bloody Civillian’s year. From releasing her debut EP ‘Anger Management’ to becoming the first female Grammy-nominated producer from Nigeria. Her career bloomed in the past year following major releases from her EP, How To Kill A Man, I Don’t Like You and Mad Apology featuring ODUMODUBLVCK.
Due to its technology infrastructures, Shazam’s predictions are often measured with a high level of precision as its analysis are drawn from data across several channels of music consumption- which makes it a powerful tool for predicting future heavy hitters.