10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week’ is a 10 track-listing playlist highlighting the best of songs released over the past few days from Africa and the Carribeans (Jamaica).
DJ Lord – For D Pain ft Offei & Teflon Flexx
DJ Lord releases his first music project of the year, a song titled For ‘D’ Pain, for this yuletide. Similar to majority of songs which are released during the festive period, this is an afrobeat song set to make waves this season.
As suggested in the title, this song is one that triggers listeners to bump their heads. Though simple in words, For D Pain is a song that many can relate to. In as much as the story line suggests the stress of wooing a lady, one can equate it to this year.
The year has been a very interesting one, and despite the ups and downs negativity, it is a wonder many have endured and December is the time to have a period of reflection and enjoyment, for the pain.
He recruits Offei as well as Teflon Flexx for this Christmas banger, produced by Baba Wvd.
O’Cee ft Medikal – All Night Fuo (Remix)
Ghanaian rapper, singer and member of Crooked Boys, O’cee releases his debut studio project , an extended play dubbed ‘Highway’. After the successful of his buzzing street anthem titled ‘All Night Fuo‘ which features Kweku Smoke and Quabena Kali deemed it necessary to release a full length body of work to showcase his talent.
Highway EP encapsulates music genres like Hip-hop, Drill & Afro beats, with the blend of languages like Pidgin, English & Twi. The tape speaks more about the nights and the street life in Accra, the ups and downs, the win but not the loses and everything positive vibes.
On the guest slot of artists , Ocee taps multiple award-winning Ghanaian rapper – Medikal ,McRay (Rebo Tribe) & Aye Jones of Crooked Boys. Together with their dope energies and dope verses, Ocee creates a laudable debut compilation with HighWay. On the production fronts as well , we have ENDWD DJ, Atown TSB, Troublemakers & Imike.
Idowest – NGNP (No Girlfriend No Problem) ft Zlatan
DMW recording artiste, Idowest teams up with Zanku Records’ Zlatan in his new single captioned, “NGNP (No Girlfriend No Problem).”
“NGNP” is taken off Idowest’s upcoming project budded “Mafia Culture” Vol. 2, a follow-up to the previously released Vol. 1. Production credit goes to rising producer, Nakademus.
Sean Lifer – Ma Drip ft. O’Kenneth, Reggie, Jay Bahd, Kwaku DMC, Kawabanga & City Boy
Kofi Kinaata – Something Nice ft Patoranking
Ghanaian serial hitmaker – Kofi Kinaata unlocks a new number. He releases his highly anticipated new song titled ‘Something Nice’ , a feel good song featuring Nigeria’s Patoranking. Production credits to Willisbeatz.
Strongman – Nightmare
Ghanaian rapper – Strongman jumps on this drill beat programmed by TubhaniMuzik to unleashes this masterpiece titled ‘Nightmare’.
Strongman flows with ease and hard-hitting punchlines to further cement his space as the Best Rap Act in Ghana and beyond. Switching through different rhythms and styles, the Strong Empire CEO flaunts his bilingual prowess on ‘Nightmare’, throwing shades and warning other rappers to stay off his lane.
Kweku Smoke – Let It Go ft Emtee
Young Ghanaian rapper, Kweku smoke has unveiled his first Album dubbed “Snoop Forever”. The Album, Snoop forever is an all HIPHOP album. This project comes after releasing countless hit songs in Ghana such as ‘Yedin’ featuring Sarkodie, Apakye and Akata.
Kweku smoke commented:
The album title was inspired by my late brother Snoop, who had some issues with Alcoholism and addiction. To me, this album will not only be in remembrance of my late brother but also increase awareness on alcoholism and addiction.
SNOOP FOREVER as an album has great features from renowned Local and international artistes. The Album enlists BET Award winning SARKODIE International UK hip hop superstar suspect and South African rap superstar Emtee among many others for this project.
One of the songs off the album music consumers have been looking out for is his collaboration with South African rapper – Emtee. Few weeks ago , Kweku Smoke flew to South African with Ghanaian video director – Babs Direction to shoot visuals for this Hip-hop song. The behind the scenes of the visual treatment had private jet scenes and as well street scenes with Kweku Smoke riding Emtee in an open top Cadilac. The peaked the interest of his fans for the album as they couldn’t wait for it to finally drop.
D-Black & OT Genasis – Ajei ft. DopeNation
Ghanaian musician and entrepreneur – D-Black the Ghana Bwoy drops the first single off his upcoming ‘Loyalty’ EP titled ‘Ajei’. He gives us a huge banger and a timely unexpected collaboration with him and billboard chart topping rapper from Los Angles California , OT Genasis and DopeNation.
The ‘I’m in Love with the Coco’ hitmaker teamed up with the Ghana Bwoy out in Hollywood a couple months back whilst both of them signed to Sony ATV were both working on their respective albums.
Production credit to WillisBeatz
Ceeza Milli – Blessed To Have You
Nigerian singer and songwriter, Ceeza Milli wraps up the year on a good note as he drops a new single dubbed, “Blessed To Have You.” “Blessed To Have You” serves as a follow-up to his previous single, the Marvio-produced “Based on What.” ‘Blessed To Have You’ is a P.Prime production.
Kida Kudz – No I.D
U.K based Nigeria rapper, Kida Kudz has released a brand new project dubbed, “Jiggy Pack” Vol. 1. The new extended play consists of 3 masterpieces with no feature.