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Afro B
Birth name Ross-Emmanuel Bayeto
Born 25 February 1993 (1993-02-25) (age 28)
Greenwich, London, England
Genres Afrobeats
  • DJ
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • Piano
  • vocals
Years active 2013–present
  • Marathon Artists
  • Warner Chappell Music
  • Empire Distribution

Ross-Emmanuel Bayeto (born 25 February 1993) better known as Afro B, is a British DJ, singer and songwriter known for his hit song "Drogba (Joanna)", which peaked at number 23 on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart and led to the creation of the "Drogba Challenge". He also coined the term "Afrowave", a "fusion of hip-hop, dancehall and Afrobeat melodies".

Early life

Bayeto was born in south London to Ivorian parents, on 25 February 1993. In secondary school, St Paul's Academy, he learned how to play piano He was part of a group named the All Star Skankers and he later worked as a DJ in a London club named NW10.


  • Afrowave (2017)
  • Afrowave 2 (2018)
  • Afrowave 3 (2019)
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