Billboard is an American entertainment media brand most regarded for its music charts, including the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular singles and albums in different genres.
To round off the year, Billboard released a list of 10 hip-hop and r&b artists to watch in 2017, who, according to them, “are capable of blowing up in 2017” – and everyone’s favourite hit-maker, Tekno, made the cut.
While Tekno clearly resents being regarded as ‘up and coming’, as we saw with the whole Headies debacle, even he has to admit that this is an honour – and while we can all agree that Tekno’s unmistakable sound took over Nigeria in 2016, 2017 seems like the year he finally takes over the rest of the world.
While speaking about Tekno in the article, Billboard writer,
You can read the rest of the Billboard article to see which other artists made their list.