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The music of Nigeria includes many kinds of folk and popular music, styles of folk music are related to the multitudes of ethnic groups in the country, each with their own techniques, instruments, and songs. Little is known about the country’s music history prior to European contact, although bronze carvings dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries have been found depicting musicians and their instruments. The country’s most internationally renowned genres are Indigenous, Apala, Ogene, Fuji, Jùjú, Afrobeat, Afrobeats, Igbo Highlife, Afro-juju, Waka, Igbo rap, Gospel, Yo-pop. Afrobeat has been Nigeria most popular music genre and has been making a massive wave globally and it’s possible with the likes of popular Nigerian musicians like Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Kizz Daniel, Joeboy, Fireboy, Rema, Tems etc.