Playlist : 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week (Week 132)

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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BNXN – Pray

Nigerian singer and songwriter BNXN makes a striking comeback with his latest release, a captivating Afro-fusion single titled ‘Pray.’ Following the success of his previous smash hit ‘GWAGWALADA,’ BNXN continues maintain his trajectory with yet another street anthem.

‘Pray’ delivers a seamless blend of Afrobeat rhythms and contemporary sounds, creating an infectious vibe. The song carries a powerful message of hope, resilience, and the importance of staying positive in the face of challenges. BNXN’s soulful vocals and charismatic delivery further enhance the track, captivating listeners from start to finish.

Produced by the talented hitmaker Magicsticx, ‘Pray’ boasts a rich and dynamic production, with a fusion of catchy melodies, rhythmic beats, and infectious hooks.

Tyla ft. Ayra Starr – Girl Next Door

South African singer Tyla and Ayra Starr from Nigeria have collaborated on a new song called “Girl Next Door.”

Tyla just wrapped up a tour with American singer and songwriter Chris Brown. When she posted a photo of herself and Ayra together, they appeared to be working together. Ayra Starr also went to a MetGala after party in New York, where she was photographed with famous people from over the world including Uncle Waffles.

The new single by Tyla and Ayra Starr is titled “Girl Next Door.” Popular Nigerian producer P.Priime is behind the song’s production. On the new song, they all performed a terrific job.

Strongman ft. Akwaboah – Odo Nkoaa

Ghanaian rapper Strongman has just released a new single, “Odo Nkoaa” featuring Akwaboah, under the production of Freddy Beatz and the mixing and mastering of Mix Master Garzy.

The song, which is translated to “Only Love” in English, is a must-listen for fans of African music, particularly those who love to hear rap verses mixed with smooth trap-Highlife.

With a solid beat that will have you nodding your head and tapping your feet, “Odo Nkoaa” is a song about the power of love. Strongman uses his lyricism to explore the different aspects of love, from the overwhelming feeling of falling in love to the pain of losing someone you care about.

Throughout the song, the rapper delivers his verses with precision and emotion, showing that he is one of the most talented rappers on the continent.

Produced by Freddy Beatz, the beat is catchy and upbeat, with a smooth melody and catchy hook delivered by Akwaboah that will stay in your head long after the song is over.

Meanwhile, the mixing and mastering of Mix Master Garzy give the song a polished finish that highlights the nuances of both the rap and the Afrobeats elements.

“Odo Nkoaa” is not just a song for Ghanaian audiences; it has the potential to resonate with listeners all over the world. Strongman’s lyrics about the power of love are universal, and the upbeat, catchy sound of the song is sure to appeal to a wide range of music lovers.

Moreover, the song is a testament to the incredible talent of Ghana’s music scene, particularly in the realm of rap and Afrobeats.

Teni – No Off Days

Teni has dropped her eagerly anticipated first song of the year, “No Days Off.” Teni’s distinctive fusion of Afrobeats, pop, and soulful melodies are incorporated on the song, which is also supported by her seductive voice. Genio’s production of the song, with its cheerful speed and contagious sound, meets fans’ expectations who had been waiting impatiently for its independent release. Following a social media flurry reflecting the anticipation for Teni’s most recent offering, “No Days Off” was finally released.

Following her previous release “Maitama (Going)” featuring Mayorkun, Costa Tich, and Ch’cco, this new song showcases the artist’s unwavering dedication to producing top-notch music.

Efya – Super Super

Ghanaian singer and songwriter Efya is back with a bang, following a break from the music scene. The multiple award-winning artist has returned with a new song titled “Super Super,” produced by the renowned MOG Beatz.  After a successful career spanning over a decade, Efya continues to prove why she is one of Ghana’s most beloved and talented artists. “Super Super” is the perfect comeback single, guaranteed to leave fans wanting more.

Bella Shmurda ft. Tiwa Savage – NSV

Nigerian singer Bella Shmurda collaborates with Tiwa Savage on his latest release titled “N.S.V.” The acronym stands for “Non Stop Vibes,” and the song delivers just that with its energetic and captivating beats.

Bella Shmurda has been consistently impressing listeners with his unique style of street-hop, and this collaboration with Tiwa Savage is no exception. The two artists’ voices complement each other well, resulting in a dynamic and engaging musical experience. “N.S.V.” is another hit for Bella Shmurda and also another incredible contribution by the African Badgirl Tiwa Savage this year.

Kizz Daniel – Shuperu

Nigerian serial hitmaker Kizz Daniel has definitely established himself as a maestro of hit-making. He continually creates compelling music that appeals to listeners in every age group with each new release. This assertion is further supported by his most recent single, “Shu-Peru,” which is evidence of his extraordinary talent and hit-making skills.

With the release of the popular song “RTID (Rich Till I Die),” which kicked off the year on a high note, Kizz Daniel once again proved his talent for creating contagious melodies and enduring hooks that linger with listeners long after the song has ended. He further demonstrated why he is one of Nigeria’s most promising talents with the track’s overwhelming love and support.

“Shu-Peru” is a gentle reminder of Kizz Daniel’s unquestionable talent and his commitment to continually producing songs as it makes its way onto fans’ playlists. Kizz Daniel has repeatedly shown that he has the secret to writing hit songs, whether it’s through his contagious rhythms, soul-stirring vocals, or ecstatic lyrics.

Mr Drew – Tomorrow

Ghanaian singer-songwriter Mr. Drew has made a comeback with a brand new single titled “Tomorrow.” The artist, known for his versatility and engaging performances, shares a personal story of life’s ups and downs in the motivational track.

With lyrics aimed to inspire listeners from all walks of life, Mr. Drew makes an incredible vocal delivery to the relatable topic. “Tomorrow” promises to be a hit among fans, showcasing Mr. Drew’s talent and passion for creating music that resonates with his audience.

Ruger – Jonzing Boy

Nigerian singer and Jonzing World poster boy Ruger, keeps making waves with his alluring tone and great talent. With the release of “Jonzing Boy” and “Bun Bun,” two new singles that highlight his undoubted variety and versatility, he has delighted his admirers.

The song “Jonzing Boy” is evidence of Ruger’s talent and his capacity to produce contagious tunes that capture your attention right away. The song mixes pleasant vocals, enticing hooks, and a lively tempo. As he relates his background and demonstrates his drive as a young champion, Ruger’s powerful delivery and assured demeanor stand out.

Blaqbonez ft. Ludacris – Cinderella Girl

The renowned rapper Ludacris and Nigerian rapper Blaqbonez have collaborated on a new song titled “Cinderella Girl”. Blaqbonez’s unique flair and lyrical skill are highlighted by the unexpected partnership, setting him up for smooth advancement. With catchy beats, creative wordplay, and engrossing storytelling, “Cinderella Girl” is the ideal fusion of Blaqbonez’s Nigerian influence and Ludacris’ distinctive style.

This song not only showcases Blaqbonez’s artistic development but also the influence of Nigerian music around the world and the rising stature of Nigerian musicians abroad.

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

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