Playlist : 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week (Week 128)
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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Worlasi – The.Rap.Y (ALBUM)
Contemporary Ghanaian artist, Worlasi, has returned with a bang after taking some time off the music scene. He has released a new extended play titled ‘The. Rap. Y’. The album is an ode to his rap roots, with a total of seven songs that showcase his versatility as a rapper and songwriter.
The album features a guest appearance by David Hammond, who adds his own unique style to the tracks. The beats on the project are a perfect mix of modern trap and classic hip-hop, which provides a perfect backdrop for Worlasi’s deep, introspective lyrics. The album is a breath of fresh air in the Ghanaian music industry, and it’s no surprise that fans and critics alike are excited about his return.
Amerado ft. Kwaku DMC – Fa Me Saa
Ghanaian rappers Amerado and Kwaku DMC have teamed up to release a new collaborative single titled ‘Fa Me Saa.’ The song is a masterpiece in Ghanaian hiplife and hip hop, with smooth rhymes and a catchy hook.
Produced by ItzJoe Beatz and mastered by Apya, ‘Fa Me Saa’ features an infectious beat and top-notch production that perfectly complements the lyrical talents of the two rappers. The track marks a new high point for both Amerado and Kwaku DMC, and is sure to cement their positions as two of Ghana’s most exciting and innovative rappers.
Johnny Drille – Believe Me
The latest to come out of the Mavin camp is a new song by talented Nigerian singer-songwriter and producer Johnny Drille. ‘Believe Me,’ produced by the boss himself Don Jazzy, is Johnny Drille’s first official song of the year. It is a follow-up to his earlier work, the ‘Home’ extended play, which featured Phyno, The Cavemen, and Adekunle Gold.
DJ Big N ft. Ayra Starr & Oxlade – How Many Times
DJ Big N, the renowned Nigerian DJ and member of Mavin Records, has kicked off the year with a brand new hit titled ‘How Many Times.’ The song features the soulful vocals of talented Nigerian singer Oxlade along with serial hitmaker Ayra Starr who is also signed to Mavin Records.
The song ‘How Many Times’ is an infectious track that combines elements of afrobeats and R&B, with a catchy chorus that will have fans singing along.
Eugy – Birkin Ama
Eugy, the British-Ghanaian Afrobeat sensation, has released a brand new track titled ‘Birkin Ama.’ The Afro-fusion song features an upbeat and catchy rhythm that Eugy is well-known for.
The lyrics are fun and playful, and the beat is guaranteed to make listeners move to the rhythm. Eugy’s unique sound and style are evident in this new release, and it’s sure to be a hit with the right push and promotion.
Korede Bello ft. Mr. Eazi – Jejely
Nigerian musician Korede Bello has released a brand new single titled “Jejely,” featuring the popular Afrobeat singer Mr. Eazi.
The song “Jejely” is a perfect blend of both artists’ styles, bolstered by a beautifully crafted beat that is sure to get listeners dancing. The song talks about a romantic relationship and the ups and downs that come with it.
“Jejely” has the potential to smash the charts thanks to its catchy chorus and lighthearted lyrics.
Mohbad – Ask About Me
Mohbad has released a new tune named ‘Ask About Me’ to launch his 2023 campaign. Mohbad’s first official single of the year, and a follow-up to his November 2022 release ‘Weekend,’ is the song.
‘Ask About Me,’ produced by Niphkeys and Nektunez, offers a catchy beat overlaid with addictive amapiano elements, then blessed with Mohbad’s viscous trademark voice.
Prettyboy D-O – Korokoro
Nigerian Alte singer Prettyboy D-O has released a new track titled “KoroKoro”, and fans of the artist are already excited about the new offering. Prettyboy D-O’s latest single is predicted to make ripples in the music business, as he is known for his distinct style and genre-defying sound.
Mista Silva ft. M.anifest – REAP
Mista Silva, a British-Ghanaian singer, has collaborated with award-winning Ghanaian rapper M.anifest on their latest single, “Reap.” The song is an Afro-bounce smash that seamlessly mixes the two performers’ distinct styles.
The track’s catchy beat and addictive chorus are sure to get listeners moving. The lively energy emanating from Mista Silva’s silky vocals and M.anifest’s humorous and thought-provoking lyrics is difficult to resist.
Mannywellz – Magic
Nigerian singer and songwriter Mannywellz has released a new track titled “Magic,” which he also produced himself. Magic” is a soulful track that features Mannywellz’s smooth vocals and heartfelt lyrics. The song is about the magic of falling in love and the feeling of being swept off your feet. The track’s mellow beat and understated instrumentation allow Mannywellz’s vocals to take center stage, creating an intimate and emotive listening experience. Mannywellz’s production on “Magic” is also worth noting, as the artist is known for his skills as a producer. The song’s production is understated but effective, with a minimalistic approach that complements the song’s intimate lyrics and themes.