Playlist : 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week (Week 138)

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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Shallipopi ft. Fireboy DML & Zlatan – Elon Musk (Remix)

Shallipopi surprises music fans with a stunning new remix of his smash single “Elon Musk,” starring Fireboy DML and Zlatan. This collaboration, produced by Spiritual Beats, adds depth and excitement to the already irresistible hit. Shallipopi’s status as a breakout artist is cemented with five releases this year. As he continues to make waves in the industry, fans are eagerly anticipating his next steps.

Production credit to Spiritual Beats.

M3dal – Jara

The Ghanaian rapper kicks 2023 off with a new single titled “Jarah” It’s his first release since his 2022 EP “Happily Ever After”. Produced by Boy, the song sees the rapper flex his singing and rapping skills on Afro productions, allowing him to make effective use of his jargon-filled lyrics on fingerpicked melodies that sums up a tune made specifically for a feel-good atmosphere.

M3dal is known for his guest appearance on Legendary Rapper E.L’s third instalment of his B.A.R. series, stealing the show on “superstar” with a memorable verse. Sarah marks his return as he seeks to release more records for the remaining of the year.

Dopenation – Check My Zingo

Ghanaian music duo DopeNation is back with a sensational new track that blends the infectious rhythms of Afrobeat and Highlife with the pulsating beats of Amapiano. Titled “Check My Zingo,” this latest release showcases the dynamic talent of the duo and their ability to create innovative sounds that resonate with audiences worldwide.

“Check My Zingo” is a captivating fusion of Afrobeat, Highlife and Amapiano, three genres that have been making waves across the African continent and beyond. DopeNation’s unique ability to blend these styles effortlessly is a testament to their versatility and creative prowess. The song immediately grabs the listener’s attention with its infectious melodies and energetic production, setting the tone for a musical journey that is both captivating and exhilarating.

The song’s production is top-notch, with a combination of groovy basslines, rhythmic percussion, and captivating synths that create an irresistible sonic landscape. The duo’s vocal delivery is flawless, effortlessly riding the waves of the beat and injecting their unique style into every verse and chorus.

With “Check My Zingo,” DopeNation once again proves their ability to push musical boundaries and deliver an extraordinary listening experience. The track is an embodiment of their artistic growth and evolution, showcasing their versatility as musicians and their commitment to crafting memorable songs. It is undoubtedly a testament to their undeniable talent and their contribution to the ever-evolving landscape of Afrobeat , Highlife and Amapiano music.

Nasty C – No More

South African Hip-hop artiste Nasty C kicks off the year with his latest single, “No More.” The powerful song demonstrates his progress as an artist and connects with people. Nasty C has established himself as a key figure in South African hip-hop with a succession of successful releases and collaborations.

“No More” is a must-add to your playlist and is available for streaming and download. Stay tuned for more amazing Nasty C music.

Crayon – Modupe

Nigerian singer-songwriter Crayon under the imprint of Mavin Records and Blowtime Entertainment excites fans with his latest release “Modupe.” This intriguing tune, which means “I give thanks” in Yoruba, embodies the YOLO attitude toward life. “Modupe,” produced by Andre Vibez, is Crayon’s second release of the year, following “The One (Chop Life).” Keep an eye out for more from this amazing artist.

Yemi Alade – Fake Friends

Nigerian singer-songwriter, Yemi Alade has released her latest ballad “Fake Friends,” which questions the concept of trust and commitment in intimate relationships. Alade’s powerful vocals convey a message of self-assurance and strength, encouraging listeners to rise above the influences of misleading alliances. The song, produced by Vtek, demonstrates Alade’s artistic growth through engaging beats and catchy melodies. She exposes betrayal and prioritizes personal well-being in her lyrics.

Poka Studios’ accompanying visualizer adds to the song’s uplifting theme. Alade continues to fascinate audiences with her unabashed attitude and accessible songs, which resonate with a wide range of fans around the world.

Tekno – Peace Of Mind

Nigerian music sensation Tekno makes a highly anticipated comeback from his hiatus with a fresh Afro-swing track titled ‘Peace Of Mind.‘ This release comes as a follow-up to his previous single ‘Freetown.’

Fans are overjoyed to have Tekno back on the scene, and ‘Peace Of Mind’ is sure to captivate listeners with its addictive beat and fascinating lyrics.

ODUMODUBLVCK ft. Fireboy DML – Firegun

Nigerian rapper and Native Records signee Odumodublvck continues to make waves in the music industry with his relentless talent and drive. Following the success of the critically acclaimed remix of his track “DOG EAT DOG,” he returns with a scorching new single titled “FIREGUN,” featuring Fireboy DML from the YBNL camp.

Produced by Trill Xoe, JohnWav, and Twitchpapiii, the track showcases Odumodublvck’s seamless artistry and ability to fuse different musical elements. Teaming up with Fireboy DML adds an extra layer of brilliance to the song.

Supa Gaeta – Don’t Leave Me Alone

Supa Gaeta, the talented and versatile Ghanaian-UK-based artist, is set to release his latest single, “Don’t Leave Me Alone,” an emotionally charged track that delves into the depths of unrequited love. This highly anticipated song is scheduled to drop on 30th June, and fans are eagerly anticipating its powerful message and captivating sound.

“Don’t Leave Me Alone,” tells a poignant story of unrequited love, exploring the pain, longing, and frustration that come with loving someone who doesn’t reciprocate those feelings. Supa Gaeta’s heartfelt lyrics, combined with his soulful vocal delivery, convey the raw emotions experienced in such a situation, creating an authentic and relatable musical experience.

Produced by Yung D3mz with co-production by David Acekeyz & Supa Gaeta himself, the song features a seamless fusion of R&B and Afrobeat elements, resulting in a captivating and melodic sound that beautifully accompanies Supa Gaeta’s powerful storytelling. The lush instrumentation, rhythmic grooves, and infectious hooks combine to create an immersive sonic experience that draws listeners into the narrative.

Mr. Drew ft. Sista Afia & Strongman – Case

Ghanaian singer and songwriter, Mr. Drew continues his musical adventure with the release of a new single titled “Case,” which follows the success of his previous track “Tomorrow.” He collaborates with talented musicians Sista Afia and Strongman this time, who give engaging verses to the song.

The song promises to attract listeners with its infectious melodies and intriguing lyrics, thanks to the addition of Sista Afia and Strongman. Mr Drew’s fans can expect another success as he continues to make his mark in the music space.

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

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