Playlist : 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week (Week 125)

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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RJZ – License

Multi-talented Ghanaian music artiste RJZ has released a new song that is sure to capture the hearts of his fans. Titled “License‘,” the song is a smooth, soulful track that showcases RJZ’s unique blend of Afrobeats and R&B.

From the first note, “License” draws listeners in with its catchy melody and soothing vocals. RJZ’s song ‘License’ explores the freewill given to him by the woman he loves, who is completely smitten with him and has her sights set solely on him. His delivery is smooth and effortless, adding to the song’s overall sense of coolness and calm.

The production on “Lovin’” by PAQ is top-notch, with a rich blend of instrumentation and pop elements. The beat is infectious, making it impossible not to nod your head and tap your foot along with the rhythm. The song is expertly mixed and mastered by Samsney, ensuring that every element is clear and well-balanced.

‘License’ is a follow-up to RJZ’s previous release ‘Don’t Call Me’ and also his first single of 2023.

Victony ft. Don Toliver & Rema – Soweto (Remix)

A number of Soweto Remix snippets featuring singers like Omah Lay, CKay, Wizkid and Don Toliver have recently appeared online, leaving us in the dark as to who Victony will eventually remix the song with. Today, the multifaceted artist has released the official remix of the top charting song “Soweto,” which features American artist Don Toliver and the prince of Afrobeat music, Rema.

One of the most popular songs in Victony’s young discography to date is the Tempoe-produced joint. The original version appeared in the singer’s 2022 extended play, “Outlaw,” which many consider to be one of the year’s top Afrobeats projects.

Don Toliver and Rema gave the track’s “Soweto” remix the necessary seasoning. As one of the most talented beatmakers in the Nigerian music industry, Tempoe, provided the track’s mellifluous orchestration, they both smoothly delivered their A-Game.

Magixx – Colors

After this year’s hot releases from the fiery Mavin Records camp, including Crayon’s “The One (Chop Life)” with the Yaba Buluku Boyz, Magixx is the next in line to also maintain the momentum.

Magixx provides his listeners and fans with not just one but two brand-new singles. Both tracks, titled “Colors (My Baby)” and “Loyal,” were produced by multi-platinum-selling music producer Andre Vibez. As a follow-up to his critically praised 4-track extended play “ATOM,” Magixx’s new singles are his first release of the year.

Nonso Amadi ft. Zinoleesky – Lock Up

Nigerian-Canadian singer-songwriter Nonso Amadi previewed his much anticipated debut album by releasing a new song. The song, titled “Lock Up,” features Zinoleesky, a rising star in Marlian Msic.

Nonso Amadi plays the obstinate side character on “Lock Up” who refuses to give up on his love interest even though she already has a partner. With his seductive vocals, Zinoleesky supports the situation as he sings over the track’s melodic accompaniment.

Jay Bahd – Yaa Baby

Ghanaian Asakaa rapper Jay Bahd has started the year on a high note with his latest single ‘Yaa Baby.’ The track sees the rising star continue his impressive work rate, fusing the popular drill music sound with Afrobeat elements.

From the opening bars, ‘Yaa Baby’ showcases Jay Bahd’s signature style, with his gritty vocals and hard-hitting lyrics taking center stage. The beat is infectious, with a driving bassline and snappy drums providing the perfect backdrop for Jay Bahd’s flow.

The song’s fusion of drill and Afrobeat elements creates a unique sound that is both fresh and exciting. Jay Bahd’s versatility as an artist is on full display here, as he effortlessly blends these genres together to create something truly special.

‘Yaa Baby’ is a follow up to Jay Bahd’s previous hit single ‘Anadwo.’

Lil Kesh – Good Bad Boy

Nigerian Afrobeat sensation Lil Kesh has once again proven himself to be a formidable force in the music industry with his latest release “Good Bad Boy.” This track marks the artist’s first headline account for the year, and it’s already generating buzz among fans and critics alike.

As always, Lil Kesh’s impeccable delivery and lyrical prowess are on full display in “Good Bad Boy.” The song’s high-energy production and Lil Kesh’s undeniable charisma come together to create an irresistible track that’s sure to be a hit with fans both old and new.

Ajebo Hustlers – You Go Know

Nigerian music duo Ajebo Hustlers has been making waves in the music industry with their unique blend of Afrobeat, highlife, and hip-hop. Their latest release, “You Go Know,” is a testament to their talent and creativity as artists.

The song’s infectious beat and Ajebo Hustlers’ smooth vocals make it a standout track on their already impressive discography. With its catchy hook and relatable lyrics about perseverance in the face of adversity, “You Go Know” is a must-listen for fans of the Afrobeat genre.

Odumodoblvck – Declan Rice

The highly anticipated song “Declan Rice,” named after a well-known English footballer, has been made released by Nigerian rapper Odumodublvck via NATIVE Records. The rapper boasts brazenly on the new song, “Men just boku, e be like them be rice,” implying that many people had his support, hence the name “Declan Rice.”

Trill Xoe and JohnWav worked together to create the song.

Iyanya – Plans

Nigerian singer-songwriter Iyanya has once again delivered an impressive track with his latest release, “Plans.” The song’s infectious beat and Iyanya’s smooth vocals make it a standout addition to the artist’s already impressive discography.

The song “Plans” is a must-listen for fans of the Afrobeat and R&B genres. Iyanya’s impeccable delivery and heartfelt lyrics come together to create a powerful and emotional track that’s sure to resonate with listeners.

CDQ ft. D’Banj & Timaya – Ogbalade


Nigerian rapper CDQ has teamed up with two of Nigeria’s biggest music icons, D’Banj and Timaya, to deliver a high-energy banger with their latest release, “Igbalode.” The song’s infectious beat and catchy hook make it a standout addition to the trio’s impressive discographies.

With its upbeat production and powerful verses, “Igbalode” is a must-listen for fans of the Afrobeat and hip-hop genres. CDQ, D’Banj, and Timaya’s impeccable delivery and seamless collaboration come together to create a track that’s sure to get people moving on the dancefloor.

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

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