As Afrobeats continues its meteoric rise in global fame, a new generation of artists is leading the charge. Artists like Asake and Joeboy have become two of the biggest fan favourites in the genre, and their potential collaboration has had fans salivating for months.
The weekend of April 9, 2023 saw the two musicians partying together at a Lagos nightclub. This rare sighting of the usually reclusive Asake and Joeboy has set tongues wagging around their potential collaboration, and now fans are hoping that the duo will finally come together in the studio.
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Joeboy recently released a new single titled “Duffel Bag” while Asake shared his second single of 2023 in “2:30” pic.twitter.com/Cgb7YKAyIU
— TurnTable Charts (@TurntableCharts) April 10, 2023
2023 has been a big year so far for both Joeboy and Asake. Asake has released two singles, Yoga and 2:30 , with the former reaching No. 1 on the TurnTable Top 100. He also featured on Davido’s fourth album Timeless . Joeboy has also been busy, releasing two songs, Body & Soul and the BeatsbyTimmy produced Duffel Bag .
The sighting of Asake and Joeboy together has raised speculation that the two might collaborate on Joeboy’s upcoming sophomore album Body & Soul , which is set for release on May 19. A collaboration between two of Africa’s biggest stars, both of whom are at the top of their respective games, would be an exciting prospect and no doubt one of the biggest hits of the year.