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.
Stonebwoy ft Vic Mensa – Blessings
As promised, award-winning Ghanaian Reggae/Dancehall artist, Stonebwoy drops the full length version of his keenly awaited new number titled ‘Blessings’.
Few days before the official release, Stonebwoy posted a snippet of what seems to be the visual accompaniment of the record which features American-born Ghanaian rapper – Vic Mensa on his respective social media timelines.
‘Blessings’ stamps as Stonebwoy’s second official release of year following his precursory output ‘We Move’.
Production credits to the Highly Spiritual Music top dog – Kaywa.
Korede Bello – Leg Work
Nigerian singer , Korede Bello under the imprint of Mavin Records releases his second single of the year titled ‘Leg Work’ , a follow-up to his Ozedikus produced song titled ‘Real Man‘
DJ P Montana ft Kofi Jamar & Suspect OTB – Money Calling
P.Montana is known as the forefather of the UK Afrobeats scene, as he is apart of The Official UK Afrobeats Chart Show with Eddie Kadi, Shopsy Doo and Danai Mavunga. Along with hosting the most popular Afrobeats music platform GHB2B – showcasing Afrobeats worldwide with an average weekly audience of over 3000 people on YouTube and MixCloud. This platform has featured the likes of Juls, DJ Neptizzle, Ramz, Afro B, DJ Tiiny (Stormzy’s Official DJ), YBE (J Hus’ Official DJ’s) Priscilla Anyabu (Love Island) plus more. His stellar music catalog can’t be overlooked. He’s worked with big names like NSG , Mista Silva , King Promise, Wande Coal, Eugy and others.
Keeping up with the momentum, DJ P Montana drops another song titled ‘Money Calling’. The Drill song features promising Ghanaian versatile music act , Kofi Jamar and U.K rapper , Suspect OTB. This Who Else produced song serves as P Montana’s second single off the year , a follow up to his Amapiano-inspired buzzing song ‘Fuego‘ which featured Twitch 4Eva and Camidoh.
Mr. Drew – Mood
Highly Spiritual’s award-winning songwriter and performer, Mr Drew clocks in the year with his first official single of 2021. Following his impeccable performance at the just ended 3 Music Awards, Mr. Drew delivers this impressive song titled ‘Mood’, produced by Beatz Vampire.
Apparently, ‘Mood’ is off Mr. Drew’s forthcoming debut album.
DopeNation – Today
African Award Winning Ghanaian Twin Music duo DopeNation is finally out with their major single which titles ‘Today’.
Well known best for their authentic rhythmic and Anthemic Afrobeat sounds, the twin duo as usual delivers a smooth and accurate song in an attempt to spread good energy and positive vibes still amidst current happenings in the world.
Today is a song on our heart and we wish this piece will cheer up our fans and all music listeners Worldwide – The Afrobeat Song of the Year winners at the VGMA stated
Produced and laced up the duo, DopeNation is also best known for their massive contribution to producing countless hit songs in Ghana.
Sefa ft Mr. Drew – E Choke
Tagged as one of Ghana’s talented composers, the singer adds to her impressive discography, this song titled ‘E Choke’, a term coined by Nigerian international music star, Davido.
Sefa performs a duet with the multifaceted Ghanaian music act of Highly Spiritual Music, Mr. Drew on this Afrobeat song infused the piano-based Amapiano tones.
The duo merge their voices in this beautifully crafted song with a high replay value.
G-West – Ride Or Die
Ghanaian Afrobeat singer and songwriter, G-West gives us a taste of versatility in his first official single of the year. Titled ‘Ride Or Die’, G-West awakens the inner love of listeners with this mid tempo love song produced by the usual suspect, Apya.
This record comes after the successful release of his debut studio project ‘Young Amakye Dede‘.
Tay Iwar & ASA – Yoga
Following his 2019 release GEMINI, Tay Iwar continues to lean further into his distinct blend of otherworldly melodies as he refreshes his intriguing blend of Afropop and R&B.
His sophomore solo project, Love & Isolation, is full of vulnerable moments. Over the course of five tracks, he releases a pantheon of loverboy anguish with help from Aṣa, Xenia Manasseh and more. Familiar emotions and situations are probed for their contradictions, flaws and tensions within the push and pull of living under quarantine.
From singing about a heart full of regret in “STONES” to pensive introspection in “THINKING” and deep yearning brought on by an inebriated late-night session in “PEAKING”, Tay Iwar tells poignant stories of love as one who has lived through it and walked away scathed by its intensity.
Listen To ‘YOGA’ below.
Rouge ft. Sarkodie & Youssoupha – W.A.G.
South African rapper, Deko Barbara-Jessica Wedi widely known as Rouge recruits Congolese rapper, Youssoupha and Africa’s most decorated rapper , Sarkodie for this Hip-hop joint titled W.A.G (Whats App Group).
Kofi Kinaata – Thy Grace
Multiple Award winning singer and songwriter – Kofi Kinaata drops his second single of the year titled ‘Thy Grace‘.
Kinaata releases ‘Thy Grace’ as a surprise present to his fans as he celebrates his birthday today, April 15. Kofi steps into his usual element to inspire and motivate listeners with this soothing high-life song produced by Two Bars.
‘Thy Grace’ also serves as a follow up to his ‘Chocolate‘ song.
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