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). Follow and like our playlists on Audiomack , Spotify & Apple Music for weekly updates.
Shatta Wale feat Skillibeng – Blow Up
Ahead of his ‘Gift Of God’ album release, Ghanaian recording music artist and producer, Shatta Wale links up with East Syde Records dancehall artist , Skillibeng for this Gold Up production titled ‘Blow Up’.
This collaborative effort has been stamped as a ‘Historic Collaboration’ on account of how esteemed these acts are in their respective regions. Turning our attention to Skillibeng, he’s currently generating a big buzz in the Eastern end of Jamaica with his witty and unique delivery together with his new age flows.
Teni – Wonda Why
It’s been a long time coming for the new Teni album. Dr Dolor Entertainment songstress has finally dished out her highly anticipated debut long-length album entitled, “Wondaland.”
After releasing tracks like “Jo” and “For You” featuring Davido off the album, she makes available, the complete body of work.
Wondaland encompasses 17 classical pieces with a single guest slot that is, ‘For You’ featuring Davido.
Appreciate ‘Wonda Why’ off the album below.
Gyakie ft Omah Lay – Forever (Remix)
On the 8th of Februar 2021, Gyakie shared an artwork, announcing the remix of the ‘Forever.’ The featured act on the song was outlined in a silhouette sketch. In the caption , she asked her fans to guess who the featured act is. Majority of the answers we chanced on mentioned Omah Lay which is right.
The highly anticipated remix of ‘Forever’ is finally here. Gyakie and Omah Lay perform a lovely duet on the Kros produced record with an unflawed chemistry. The visual treatment to this song is said to be in the works and might be a Dammy Twitch production.
Gyakie is currently in Nigeria connecting with her fans out there and promoting her brand.
JAE5 ft Skepta & Rema – Dimension
Following his GRAMMYs success for his contribution on Burna Boy’s award-winning album ‘Twice as Tall’ album, record producer Jae5 has released the full-length version for his track “Dimension” alongside North London rapper Skepta and Nigerian experimental artist, Rema.
On ‘Dimension’ Jae5 provides his two featured artists with a breezy and mellow production which Rema glides over first with his light vocals, followed by thoughtful bars from Skepta. The Ebeneza Blanche-directed visuals are vibrant and are made up of a number of stylistic shots.
Medikal ft. Kuami Eugene – Oseiyie
Industrious Ghanaian rapper, Medikal releases his eagerly awaited extended play titled ‘Amazing Grace’. Dedicated to his daughter Island, the multi-genre body of work houses five songs with Shatta Wale and Kuami Eugene occupying the two guest slots.
The 5th track on ‘Amazing Grace’ is Oseiyie , jolly-filled song featuring talented Ghanaian singer and producer , Kuami Eugene. Production credits to Willisbeatz and Kuami Eugene.
M.anifest ft. Vic Mensa & Moliy – No Fear
It’s been three months into year and M.anifest hasn’t released any new project yet. His inactiveness was a worry to many especially his fans. Announcing his return to the music scene, the award-winning Ghanaian rapper dropped a snippet of his upcoming project titled ‘No Fear’.
The haunting short-length visual and colorfully illustrated cover art aided in building momentum to the official release of the song. A lot of positive feedbacks have been shared on these materials by music critics on social media and has everybody waiting eagerly for the song.
Today, he outdoors this full length version of the Hip-hop song featuring American rapper, Vic Mensa and singer Moliy who glides on the MikeMillzOnEm and Rvdical produced song with an impressive rap-sung chorus.
Small Doctor ft Davido – Mandeman (Remix)
Nigerian indigenous music act, Small Doctor teams up with Nigerian music star Davido on the remix of his Amapiano-inspired record ‘Mandeman’.
The keenly awaited song already caught the attention of music lovers since the studio snippet was first posted on social media with the caption “No be say dem no get money, but e no choke.”
The record was produced by Shocker and NapJi.
Idowest ft Patoranking – Shamaya
DMW’s street-hop artiste, Idowest has finally released his highly anticipated mixtape entitled, “Mafia Culture, Vol 2.”
Following the release of the vol. 1 back in 2019, Idowest steps up as he brings the new version, the star-studded “Mafia Culture Vol. 2.”
Production credit goes to these talented producers, Vstix, Smeezbeat, Hysaint, Horlagold and Jhuwiz.
Listen to ‘Shamaya’ featuring Patoranking below.
Crayon ft. Bella Shmurda – Jackpot
Nigerian Afrobeat act under the imprint of Mavin Records and Blowtime Entertainment, Crayon has released a brand new single titled, “Jackpot” featuring Bella Shmurda.
Crayon and Bella Shmurda merge their voices in this unique blend of variant Afrobeat sentiments in this Baby Fresh produced song.
Listen to ‘Jackpot’ below.
Naira Marley ft Busiswa – Coming
Marlian Music linchpin, Naira Marley links up with South-African singer Busiswa for his latest single ‘Coming’.
“Coming” is Naira Marley’s first official single for the year, it serves as a follow-up to his previous hit records “Koleyewon” and “Chi Chi.”
Production credit goes to the Rexxie.
There you have it! 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week.
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