10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week’ is a 10 track-listing playlist highlighting the best of songs released over the past few days from Africa and the Carribeans (Jamaica).
Olamide – Green Light
YNBL honcho, Olamide releases a brand new single dubbed, “Green Light” ahead of his soon to be released album, “Carpe Diem.” Green Light comes shortly after the release of his previous single, “Eru.”
Multiple award-winning Ghanaian producer and head of Legacy Life Entertainment – Killbeatz has finally released his long-awaited EP. Titled ‘Love And Happiness’ , the love themed studio project houses 4 songs and a collaborative effort between Killbeatz , Ofori Amponsah & King Promise. On the list of guest slots , we have Joey B , Darkovibes and Sarkodie featured on ‘No More’ and ‘Sweetie Jorley’.
Killbeatz is well known for producing classics and this new project is no different. ‘Love And Happiness’ is worth the hype and has replay value.
Listen to ‘No More’ below.
Larruso – Yaaro
Ghanaian Afro-Dancehall prodigy, Larruso sends off a subtle message to his doom-wishers on his new song titled “Yaaro”.
Larruso emerged as the most talked about artist in Ghana, his home country after dropping his debut hit single “Killy Killy” in 2019 which got him the needed attention which he later released the remix, which he featured Ghanaian Award Winning artists Stonebwoy and Kwesi Arthur.
Born and raised in Accra Newtown, Larruso records and perform the Caribbean influenced musical genre, Dancehall but with a fusion from indigenous sound and melody from Africa.
Kwaku BS – Designer
Ghanaian Rapper and songwriter KwakuBs drops his eagerly awaited new solo album ‘Live Free’ today featuring Hama, Joey B and VGMA award-winning artist Fameye.
Formally known as Michael Boateng, KwakuBs is an eclectic artist from Ghana who provides sounds ranging from afrobeats to trap and everything in between.
Former member of the collective La Même Gang, KwakuBs has collaborated with Kwesi Artuhur, Sarkodie and Medikal to name a few.
Following his departure from the group, KwakuBs shares his talent through his vibrant and upbeat new first solo album, displaying his eclectic style throughout the project.
Listen to ‘Designer’ off the laudable body of work.
Niniola ft. Busiswa – Oh Sharp
Nigerian Afrohouse singer and songwriter, Niniola releases new project “Colours and Sound” on the 2nd of October 2020.
The 15 tracklist album includes collaboration with U.S celebrity producer Timberland, Kenya’s Sauti Sol, South Africa’s Busiswa, U.K’s Afro B, Nigeria’s Nonso Amadi, Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti and Sarz.
Songs on the “Colours and Sound” album cut across different genres such as Afrohouse, Amapiano, and Rnb with a total runtime of 48 minutes.
‘Oh Sharp’ is an Amapiano song featuring South-African singer – Busiswa. Listen below.
Simi & Wurld – Triggered
The wait is over now as Nigerian singer and songwriter Simi, releases her highly anticipated EP entitled, “Restless II.” The new extended play houses 6 tracks, including the previously released “No Longer Beneficial. Adekunle Gold, WurlD and Ms Banks’ assisted with vocals and they appear on track 6, 4 and 2 respectively.
Listen to ‘Triggered’ featuring Wurld below.
Phronesis – Lele (Money)
Phronesis, a Ghanaian singer and an elite composer real named David Nana Amporful debuts his (EP) Extended play titled “evergreen” on the 30th of September. The seven-track EP which seeks to give hope, life and outlive his days will be released under his record label the Premier Space Entertainment.
The Evergreen EP which seeks to stamp his name unto the music scene and to officially pave way for his numerous good works is inspired by the singer’s experiences in life and also that of the people around him.
‘Lele (Money)’ off the EP is one of the highly potent songs likely to be a people’s favorite.
Naira Marley – Idi Oremi (Opotoyi, Pt. 2)
Marlian Music top dog, Naira Marley releases a new number entitled, “Odi Oremi” AKA “Opotoyi 2.” Produced by Rexxie, “Idi Oremi” serves as the lad’s 4th official single for the year, a continuation of the previously released “Opotoyi.”
PsychoYP & Azanti – Focused
Newly signed to the Apex Village music collective, Azanti teams up with Co-Founder – Psycho YP to release this collaborative effort titled ‘Focused’ , the lead single off their upcoming joint Ep – Psycho YP & Azanti Vol. 1.
Focused is an expression of a committed love through the dedication of the ultimate romantic. The track sees an impressive trap singing switch between newcomer Azanti and Psycho YP. Produced by Remy Baggins, Focused sets the tone the duo’s joint project.
P Montana ft. King Promise & Eugy – Gifty
Following of his first single of the year ‘Come My Way’ – P. Montana the leading figurehead of the UK Afrobeats scene returns with his new single ‘Gifty’featuring the Ghanaian heavyweights King Promise and Eugy.
Produced by MikesPro (well known for producing forthe likes of Abra Cadabra, Maleek Berry, Br3nyaplus more). ‘Gifty’ sees P. Montana return to his authentic vibrant Afro-infused sound – alongside the well-known King Promise (notable for his singles‘Commando’ and ‘Tokyo’ featuring WizKid) Eugy (known for the ‘Dance For Me’ collaboration with Mr.Eazi and ‘Tick Tock’ exceptionally blending well.
There you have it! 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week.