Drawing inspiration from legends like Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Fela Kuti and Bob Marley, Drax Africa masterfully blends Pop, Afrobeats, and Reggae genres. Their melodious voices resonate with the spirit of the emerging Gen Z generation, while honoring timeless influences such as Zamrock and reggae music. In 2019, Drax Africa made a striking entry into the music scene with a double release featuring consecutive No. 1 hits, “Turn Around” and “Heart Of Mine.” These songs earned them recognition as Artist Republik’s Songs of the Summer in both 2019 and 2020.
Their momentum soared in 2021 when “Turn Around” received the prestigious title of Best Indie Track globally and in Africa at the Djooky Music Awards, an honor celebrated by industry Esteemed judges, including Grammy nominee Patrice Rushen, producer Sasha Skarbek (known for his work with James Blunt and Miley Cyrus), Justin Gray (collaborator with John Legend and Mariah Carey), and producer/ engineer Brian Malouf (with an illustrious roster including Michael Jackson, Madonna, Stevie Wonder and Queen).
Drax Africa’s artistic journey is marked by remarkable collaborations with fellow artists across the continent, including a notable partnership with Jamaican reggae luminary General Degree for their 2020 single, “Fine One.” As the sole independent duo in Zambia to claim the coveted Djooky Global Music Award, Drax Africa offers a fresh perspective and a resonant voice that transcends geographical boundaries, delivering a unique musical experience to the world.
Recently, Drax Africa achieved a significant milestone as their entire music catalog was featured on Spotify editorial playlists “Viral Hits” and “Hits Italiane” for one week, garnering overwhelming support from fans worldwide.
Their upcoming single, “ New Nyemu,”https://ffm.to/draxafrica-newnyemu set to release on December 1, 2023, serves as a prelude to their forthcoming EP, “Afro In Space” join them on this journey, one that promises to touch hearts
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