Trending Musical Genres

Music is the ginger of life!

“Music can be described as a combination of vocals and instrumentals to produce beauty of form, harmony and expression of emotions”. 

It is divided into different genres using a range of criteria. 

A music genre “is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions”.

Over the years, lovers of music have been following musical genres like Reggae, Jazz, Blues, Fuji, Juju, Gospel, Hip Hop amongst others. These variety of genres are enjoyed by so many people all over the world.

Other musical genres such as K-pop, Latin Rock, Trap and our own Afro Beats are not left out.  The K-pop music genre has global reach, as seen in the performance at the 2022 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony in Qatar.

Most recently, we have also seen several performing acts grace the musical stage with genres like Afro Pop & Amapiano specially to represent Africa on the global stage. 

African music now has numerous genres to present to the world and it is an exciting time to be a music lover.

Young Nigerian artistes have broken through on the global stage with the likes Kizz Daniel, Asake, Burna Boy, and WizKid being the rave of the moment! 

Music is indeed evolving!

With various streaming platforms to navigate the music world, you can open an account with FirstBank or get a Debit Card to make payment as you download or stream on these platforms.

You can kindly visit to find out more about our financial services and how we can serve you and your music needs. 

Just a “lirru” reminder that music is food for the soul and there is a sound for every mood, so “jam -up

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