Playlist : 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week (Week 123)

10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week’ is a 10-track-listing playlist highlighting the best songs released over the past few days from Africa and the Caribbean (Jamaica).

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Camidoh – Beautiful

After the success of his debut EP ‘A Lifetime Is Not Enough,’ multi-talented Ghanaian singer-songwriter Camidoh has returned with a new hit single titled ‘Beautiful.’ The artist, who has captured the hearts of many music enthusiasts with his studio project, continues to shine with his latest offering.

‘Beautiful’ is a sublime tune with a captivating hook and syrupy lyrics that are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on listeners. Camidoh’s soulful vocals meld perfectly with the song’s hypnotic beat, creating a seamless blend that showcases the artist’s exceptional talent.

With ‘Beautiful,’ Camidoh has once again proven why he’s one of Ghana’s most exciting musical talents, and the track is sure to be a hit among fans of Afrobeat and contemporary African music.

Lojay – Gangster Romantic

Gangster Romantic is an introduction to the turbulent world of Lojay, marked by passionate affairs, in-depth reflection, acute fears, and romanticism. Lojay redefines himself on the 7– track follow-up to the well-received joint EP “LV N ATTN” with renowned producer Sarz.

The artist known for slick, emotive vocals and sharp lyricism dives deeper into his craft, mining the edges of his darker emotions and expressing personal vulnerability in several melodic confessions. The creative result is a moodier world, brimming with bouncy direction and effortless energy as he bares himself, leaving nothing behind.

Libianca ft. Ayra Starr & Omah Lay – People (Remix)

Cameroonian songstress Libianca has returned with a powerful new track that is sure to make waves across the African music scene. Having previously captivated audiences with her viral hit “People,” Libianca has raised the stakes with her latest release, enlisting the talents of Nigerian superstars Omah Lay and Ayra Starr for a scintillating remix.

This cross-border collaboration is a shrewd move by Libianca, whose bold vision has led her to enlist two of the continent’s biggest names in music to help elevate her sound to new heights. With their distinct styles and magnetic stage presence, Omah Lay and Ayra Starr bring a dynamic energy to “People” that is impossible to ignore.

Featuring soaring vocals, hypnotic rhythms, and an irresistible hook, “People” is a must-listen for fans of African music everywhere. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of Omah Lay and Ayra Starr or just discovering Libianca’s unique sound for the first time, this remix is a testament to the power of collaboration and the boundless potential of African music.

Major Lazer & Major League DJz – Designer ft. Joeboy

Multi-talented DJ groups Major Lazer and Major League Djs have teamed up once again to bring fans another potential chart-topping hit. This time, they’ve enlisted the help of Nigerian singer-songwriter Joeboy for their latest single, “Designer”.

The song is a perfect blend of the DJ’s signature sound and Joeboy’s smooth vocals, making for a catchy and upbeat track that’s sure to get fans dancing. With a pulsating beat and infectious melody, “Designer” is poised to be a hit on the airwaves and in the clubs.

Spyro ft. Tiwa Savage – Who Is Your Guy (Remix)

Nigerian music sensation Spyro has returned with a new banger that is set to take the music world by storm. Last year, Spyro set social media alight with his hit single ‘Who Is Your Guy’, and now he’s back with a hot remix featuring award-winning singer, songwriter and performer Tiwa Savage.

Tiwa Savage proves once again why she’s known as the African Bad Girl, delivering mesmerizing melodies that take the song to another level.

With the combination of Spyro’s signature sound and Tiwa Savage’s vocal prowess, this remix is guaranteed to be a chart-topping hit. Get ready to groove to the infectious beats of Spyro and Tiwa Savage’s collaboration.

Kwesi Arthur – Pain Interlude

Singer, rapper and songwriter Kwesi Arthur draws deep from his past and present to share his emotional stress with the world in a new single ‘Pain Interlude’.

The song which comes after a few weeks of a collaboration with label mate, Kofi Mole, is more introspective. The self-examining nature of the lyrics is not surprising as it is a characteristic of songs written by Kwesi Arthur.

The pain of betrayal, of lost friendship, of disbelieve by those who were supposed to see his dream and to help him achieve it, is channeled into this artful song. And in a time when loyalty is scares, Kwesi shares his hurt about a confidants who switched up on him.

Kwesi is open, blunt, honest and transparent about his internal battles with his relationships; relationships he thinks will never be the “same”.

But he chooses not to allow these experiences to wear him down. He pushes through the pain. And set aside the regrets as he sings:

I play with fire wey I get burned 

Sadly, it’s the only way I fi learn 

Still money man a fi earn

Kwesi pulls off one of his trademarks in ‘Pain Interlude.’ That is his effortless ability to motivate through his songs.  Underneath this smooth but earnest tune is the motivation to live without letting the past and other hurtful experiences bog us down. Such positive vibes come in handy in these tough times.

‘Pain Interlude,’ a hip hop track, was produced by A SWXG.

The song, like the authenticity of undiluted love, grows on you with every listen.

Guchi – Relate

Nigerian rising star Guchi has opened up about her personal struggles in her latest single “Relate.” The emotional track delves into some of the dark moments that the talented singer has experienced and how she was able to overcome them.

In “Relate,” Guchi pours out her heart as she sings about the pain of feeling alone and disconnected from the people around her. She shares her experiences with depression and how she found a way to cope through her music and the support of her loved ones. The song is a powerful testament to the healing power of music and the importance of opening up and sharing our struggles with others.

Guchi’s soulful voice shines through on “Relate,” with her powerful vocals conveying the depth of emotion and vulnerability in the lyrics. The track’s smooth and melodic production provides the perfect backdrop for Guchi’s heartfelt performance, creating a beautiful and moving musical experience.

With “Relate,” Guchi has once again demonstrated her talent as a singer and songwriter, and her willingness to share her personal experiences with her fans. The song is a reminder that we are not alone in our struggles and that there is always hope for a brighter tomorrow.

Larruso – Fall

Young Ghanaian afro-pop and dancehall star, Larruso has released his second single of the year titled “Fall”; produced by Gigz Beatz.

On a Caribbean influenced afrobeats instrumentation, Larruso details his awful past experiences with relationships and love on “Fall”; despite these experiences, the young artist still believes in love and has confirmed and expressed his love for a new love interest his heart yearns for.

Larruso gears up with this second single after the success of “Midnight” off his sophomore EP, “Sounds from the Slums”; a project that seeks to project Larruso at his crude state. “Sounds from the Slums” has garnered over 10 million streams across all platforms and keeps racking in good streaming numbers.

The dancehall crooner emerged as one of the most talked about artist in Ghana in 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. Larruso records and perform the Caribbean influenced musical genre, Dancehall but with a fusion from indigenous sound and melody from Africa.

Rexxie & Ajebo Hustlers – Call My Phone

Rising to the top of the music scene with their distinct sound, Ajebo Hustlers are at it again with a banging new track. This time, they team up with talented Nigerian producer Rexxie for the infectious hit ‘Call My Phone.’

Following Rexxie’s successful collaboration with Wizkid on ‘Abracadabra Remix,’ ‘Call My Phone’ is set to make waves in the industry and cement Ajebo Hustlers’ position as one of the most exciting acts to watch out for.

Darkovibes ft. 2wobunnies – Happy Day (Amapiano Remix)

Ghanaian Afro-pop star Darkovibes has teamed up with South African DJ duo 2woBunnies for an exciting new project. The collaboration sees the two artists put their own unique spin on Darkovibes’ hit song “Happy Day,” infusing it with the infectious beats and rhythms of Amapiano music.

Released in 2022, the Amapiano version of “Happy Day” takes the original song to a whole new level. Darkovibes’ smooth vocals glide effortlessly over the pulsating beat, creating an irresistible dance-floor anthem. 2woBunnies’ expert production skills have given the song a fresh and modern feel, while still staying true to the original’s uplifting message and catchy melody.

With this latest project, Darkovibes has once again shown why he is one of the most exciting and innovative artists in Ghanaian music today. The Amapiano version of “Happy Day” is sure to get people dancing and singing along, and is a testament to the power of collaboration and creativity in music.

There you have it, these are the 10 Best Songs You Need To Hear This Week.

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