Playlist : 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week (Week 34)
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.
Ali Baba ft Medikal – Benzo
Before the official release of this joint, Ali Baba posted reels of himself and Medikal in a studio working. That followed with an artwork announcing the release of the song he made with the award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Medikal which is entitled ‘Benzo’.
Ali Baba in ‘Benzo’ is trying to make a quick-buck as he passes the message in a rap-sung style. Medikal on the other side, supports his flawless verse with his usual signature word-play rap and MOG Beatz fronting the productions.
Peruzzi ft Davido – Somebody Baby
As we await the official release of his keenly awaited album dubbed ‘Rum & Boggie’, Peruzzi teams up with award-winning Nigerian singer and head of 30BG, Davido to whet our appetite with this Fresh VDM produced song titled ‘Somebody Baby’.
The accompanying video was shot and directed by Mr. Layiii.
Gallaxy ft Kelvynboy – Krokromi
Ghanaian Highlife and Afrobeats group, Gallaxy returns with “Krokromi” after taking the back bench for about three (3) years. The song produced by award-winning Ghanaian beat maker, MOGBeatz is an Afrobeats love song that is typical of the brand that has given Ghanaians great music since 2012.
Mantse A.Y – Highly Favoured
Promising Ghanaian act, Mantse AY on his new song titled ‘Highly Favoured’ unleashes his calm side as he calls on God asking for favor, while acknowledging that as you embark on your walk in life, the only constant in your life is God.
Although the Ga rap act is known for hardcore trap, he shows fans that he truly is a versatile act. Even as he delves into the reggae genre and takes listeners along with him on a climaxing musical ride, his rap roots are not neglected as he dishes a few rap lines, all giving praise to the most High. Production credits to Skillibeatz.
Sista Afia – Broken
Sista Afia is one of Ghana’s very talented singers and songwriters. The sultry looking vocal powerhouse in 2019 delivered an impressive hook on Sarkodie’s Broken Heart masterpiece which till date it’s being commended by music critics whenever her name or anything related to her brand pops up.
Following the release of her Kweku Flick assisted Hip-hop track ‘Sika‘, Sista Afia releases her first single of 2021 titled ‘Broken,’ an Afrobeat song produced by the talented beatmaker, Willisbeatz.
Papisnoop ft Bad Boy Timz & Jamopyper – Morire
Fast-rising Nigerian Afrobeat artist and Zanku Records signee, Papisnoop unlocks a new number titled “Morire” featuring Bad Boy Timz and label mate, Jamopyper.
“Morire” serves as Papi’s first official single for 2021, a follow up to his previous record, “Stop The Killings.”
Production credit goes to the gifted producer, Lahlah.
Crayon ft Rema – Too Correct
Nigerian Afrobeat prospect under the imprint of Blowtime Entertainment & Mavin Records act, Crayon outdoors his long-teased studio project, a laudable body of work titled ‘Twelve A.M.
The new extended play houses 4 solid masterpieces including the already ‘Jackpot’ and features label mate, Rema, raving act, Bella Shmurda and Acen.
“Twelve A.M” is Crayon’s second official extended play, a precursor to the critically acclaimed “Cray Cray” EP.
Listen to ‘Too Correct’ featuring Rema below.
Bella Shmurda – Peace & Chills (Freestyle) ft Efya, Darkovibes & Kelvynboy
Currently in Ghana, Nigerian street-hop artist, Bella Shmurda links up with multiple award-winning Ghanaian singer, Efya, Darkovibes and Kelvynboy, together merge voices on this MOG produced drill freestyle titled P’s and Chills.
Yaw TOG ft Sean Lifer – Mood
Ghanaian Rap prospect and a force behind the brewing Asakaa phenomenon, Yaw TOG releases his eagerly awaited debut studio project dubbed ‘Time EP’. This follows after his Stormzy and Kwesi Arthur assisted ‘Sore Remix’ attained an acclaimed stamp.
With a collective sense of solidarity, Yaw TOG and his fellow Asakaa mates have been able to add a fresh and exciting dimension to the rap game on the continent.
Forging ahead, Yaw TOG dishes out an impressive extended play which houses 7 tracks and features Sean Lifer , Kwesi Arthur and Stormzy.
Listen to ‘Mood’ featuring Sean Lifer below.
Stonebwoy – We Move (Freestyle)
Decorated Ghanaian Reggae/Dancehall artist, Stonebwoy has self-acknowledged time without number how protean he is with his musical intellect, churning out hits outside his core genre i.e ‘Reggae/Dancehall.’ Over the years, the Bhim Nation kingpin has proffered lots of songs which cuts across multiple genres to suit the taste buds of taste makers and music consumers.
Following the release of ‘Strength & Hope‘ which was outdoored few hours ago, Stonebwoy finally unlocks the full length version of his keenly awaited Drill inspired freestyle titled ‘We Move’. He teased this Nektunez produced record in a video posted on his Twitter and Instagram timelines and had people vibing to it already. Livingstone as also called, has achieved consecutive successions with his freestyle projects, with the recent one being the record breaking ‘Putuu‘.
Stonebwoy is hoping to achieve same feat with this beautifully crated masterpiece.
There you have it! 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week.
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