After its release, “Africa” received positive responses from music critics, in which they appreciated Toto’s lyrics, performances and performances as well as the production process. Sunflower live by the sun love by the moon shirt. The song also achieved outstanding commercial success, topping the charts in Canada and reaching the top 10 in most countries it appeared, including reaching the top 5 in many major markets like Australia. , Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. In the United States, “Africa” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a week, becoming the group’s first and only champion single here. In the late 2010s, the song witnessed the resurgence of popularity through social media, including Weezer’s 2018 remake requested by a fan. So far, “Africa” has sold more than 6 million copies globally, becoming one of the best-selling singles of all time.