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.
Fameye – Praise
Ghanaian singer-songwriter, Fameye continues his hot streak of laudable music outputs with this motivational and soothing masterpiece titled ‘Praise’, produced by Liquidbeatz.
SperoachBeatz ft. Mayorkun & Peruzzi – Constantly
Speroach Beatz announced the new single via his Instagram page on Friday, the 4th of June 2021. He revealed that the song is his debut single and features fellow DMW Records artists. Mayorkun and Peruzzi. He wrote;
Speroach Beatz confirmed ‘Constantly as the first single off his forthcoming album. In the interim, kindly enjoy ‘Constantly’.
Tomi Thomas ft. Buju Banton – Hurricane
Singer Tomi Thomas is ushering in a new wave of mainstream Afrobeat music with his latest EP, Hopeless Romantic. The burgeoning artist is winning over audiences with his fresh perspective and absolute passion. The project boasts the influence of multiple genres from the get with sweet serenades to upbeat movers and shakers like “Gogo Dancer,” the Hopeless Romantic EP is a unique mix of modern sounds of the African music scene.
It showcases six tracks to include the single “Hopeless Romantic” plus the hit song “Again” and the debut of “Hurricane” featuring dancehall icon Buju Banton.
Mr. Eazi – Rotate
Nigerian singer-songwriter, Mr Eazi in a space of two weeks gives music lovers a double treat. Succeeding his previous release titled ‘Sekkle & Bop’ featuring American producer, Dre Dkull and Jamaican Reggae/Dancehall singer, Popcaan, Mr. Eazi love for dancehall is made known in this new freestyle titled ‘Rotate’, a dancehall masterpiece produced by Oteebeatz.
‘Rotate’ serves as Eazi’s fourth output of the year.
Larruso ft. Kojo Blak – Spiritual
Afro-Dancehall crooner, Larruso unleashes one hell of a party cracker and it’s a loud one. He features label mate/newest signee, KOJO BLAK, as they collectively make the most out of the melodic Afrobeat instrumentation.
‘SPIRITUAL’ is all about the nightlife and its associated frolics among young boys of today; splurging on liquor and the gyal dem, zone to zone, or as the new trendy term goes, ‘’parté after parté’’.
Larruso’s husky vocals gel effortlessly with the very wild Skito Beatz production, as he pops in some sensual lyrics and ad-libs which help give ‘SPIRITUALl’ its charm. KOJO BLAK doesn’t slow the pace either, swooping in for the kill with a groovy flow that is satisfyingly good. ‘SPIRITUAL’ has enough energy to be a guaranteed party booster and is sure to latch onto the airwaves by the weekend’s wake.
Sarkodie ft. Kwesi Arthur – Coachella
As we look forward to Sarkodie’s 7th studio album dubbed ‘No Pressure,’ he gives us a glimpse of what to expect on the highly praised body of work. With his distinguished status as the most awarded African rapper still in retention, Sarkodie continues to align himself accurately in the music space with expansive distinction and sublimity.
On Wednesday, Sarkodie took to twitter to announce the release of a new song before the album finally drops. He unveiled the cover art with an identical theme as that of the official album cover and his previous single ‘No Fugazy‘. Per usual, the title of the song which is ‘Coachella’ made the first position in the trends on twitter expeditiously orchestrated by his fan army ‘Sarknation’.
‘Coachella’ registers as the second single released off the album and it features award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Kwesi Arthur. The compatibility of this duo is impeccable and blossoms with every collaborative effort. Coachella opens with Sarkodie a sexually enticing verse which transits into an arresting hook by Kwesi Arthur which samples a popular song titled ‘Odo Color‘ by veteran Ghanaian highlife singer , George Darko.
Production credits to the usual suspect MOG Beatz.
Jhagaman – Waiting
Dansoman based Afrobeats singer Jhaga Man is out with a new song christened “Waiting”. This is a perfect dance anthem with a ‘moderato’ tempo marking of 120 beat per minute, it embodies a mix of old school Ghanaian hiplife music and other western sounds which together gives a perfect blend of a party starter Afrobeats hit. This song was produced by Yo Figg.
After going through his daily 9-5 duties as an Agricultural Officer at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Accra, Ghana, Jhaga Man normally ends up in the studio to cook up hit records. His independent progress got him to the Ghanaian local airwaves in 2019 when he released his debut single “Sokoo”. Jhaga Man is currently managed by HAP Music Group.
Lojay & Sarz ft. Wizkid – LV N ATTN
Fast-rising Nigerian Afro-fusion artist, Lojay and the prolific and internationally renowned, super-producer Sarz have teamed up to release their stellar, collaborative EP ‘LV N ATTN’.
Just in time for the upcoming sunny months and set to be the Afro-Fusion EP of the summer, the dynamic Lagos duo brings you a simmering 5-track EP which alongside ‘Tonongo’ also features the Grammy Award-winning superstar Wizkid on the hypnotic title track ‘LV N ATTN’.
M.I Abaga ft. Oxlade – All My Life
M.I Abaga and fast-rising Nigerian singer Oxlade team up for this passion-filled song titled ‘All My Life’.
The new single, All My Life, which was announced on social media last week, is M.I Abaga.’s second single of the year following March release, TBDK, and is accompanied by a colorful music video directed by Olu The Wave.
The song signifies a grand return for M.I, who is currently prepping the release of his 5th studio album and this week, teased a possible collaboration with singer, Buju – posting an image of the singer on social media. While the release date for the project is yet to be confirmed, fans can expect more music and activity from Mr. Incredible soon enough.
Production credits to Chopsticx.
Nasty C – Best I Ever Had
Nasty C returns to the music scene after a short breather with a new single. Titled ‘Best I Ever Had’, the song happens to be the first release since he dropped his third studio album, “Zulu Man With Some Power” back in August 2020.
On this new song, the rapper exploits his genre-bending capabilities, weaving verses through rattling 808s, heavy bass, and bass strings. He was also exploring this new persona/alter ego, named “Spank Daddy”.