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.
Feli Nuna ft. Henry X & Heavy K – Wanted
Ghanaian singer and songwriter – Feli Nuna returns with this new song titled ‘Wanted’ featuring Henry X and Heavy K.
The is Feli Nuna’s first single after signing onto Fuse ODG’s Off Da Ground music label. Feli Nuna after a long break from the music scene serves us this infectious afro-beat song for our desired playlist.
She showcases her vocal prowess on this thrilling body of work.
Camidoh ft. Kwesi Arthur – Dance With You
Ghanaian singer-songwriter and producer, Camidoh adds to his impressive streak of wins this year with another mega-collaboration.
Having made crucial contributions to some current popular songs, Camidoh is poised to keep it going with this new record titled ‘Dance With You’. The easy-going Camidoh produced song breathes a rap-sung verse from award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Kwesi Arthur.
Preceding the release of ‘Dance With You’, Camidoh made his headline account for the year with a Eugy assisted remix for ‘Available‘.
Camidoh is currently working on his second studio project which is slated for release later this year. For the nonce, get into this beautifully crafted masterpiece below.
Mohbad – Feel Good
Nigerian Afrobeat artist, Mohbad delivers his first official single for the year after the success of his acclaimed extended play ‘Light’. The Marlian Music act pursues his new found love for Amapiano in his latest output titled ‘Feel Good’, produced by Niphkeyz.
Mr. Drew – Pains
No off days for Ghanaian recording music artist and dancer, Mr. Drew in his endeavour to maintain a sustainable upward trajectory in this onerous music industry.
Following his feat at the just ended 21st edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards where he picked up the award for the Best New Artist Of Year, Mr. Drew continues his journey to the major leagues with another impressive record titled ‘Pains’.
Registering as his second single of the year after the success of ‘Mood,’ Mr. Drew recruits the services of talented record producer Beatz Vampire once more who brings to life, this drill record which was initially performed by Drew in a freestyle video he posted on his social media timelines.
Lady Donli – Searching
Nigerian singer-songwriter, Lady Donli returns from a brief hiatus with a new solo effort titled ‘Searching’.
Lady Donli announces her come-back with a rich textured Afropop tune titled ‘Searching’ , produced by Nigerian record producer, ThatBoyGMK.
She announced the release of this single on her social media via her Instagram page, apprising her followers, the need for the break she took. She wrote;
Like so many people, last year I was badly searching for answers.. I made this song from a place of pain but I’m happy knowing it’s brought me peace and light and will do the same and so much more for other people. “Searching” my first single of the year, produced by @thatboygmk out NOW !
$pacely ft. Kawabanga & Kwaku DMC – Ofr3
Ghanaian recording music artist, $pacely makes his headline account for the year with this drill inspired song titled ‘Ofr3’ featuring Asakaa linchpins, Kwaku DMC and Kawabanga.
Apparently, ‘Ofr3’ is off $pacely’s impending extended play dubbed ‘Keanu’.
Production credits to Moorsound.
Black Sherif – Second Sermon
On ‘Second Sermon‘, the Konongo-based rapper and singer describes the struggles and hustle the majority of Ghanaian youths face before they make ends meet.
“I am just trying to describing the day-to-day lifestyle of my boys on the streets. It took me so much courage to voice this out, but this is our truth. I don’t speak for only myself, I pray God bless every young person on the street trying hard to make ends meet.”
On another verse of the song, Black Sherif pays tribute to his angel. Blacko said, “This is me sending a message to my people at home (Konongo). I also dedicated this one to my Angel, Sister Mariama (RIP).”
Second Sermon is a fusion of trap and highlife, produced by Stallion.
Moelogo ft. Reekado Banks – One Time
Nigerian born South-London based singer and songwriter, Moelogo adds to his plethora of sublime records, this Afropop song titled ‘One Time’.
Featuring Nigerian Afrobeat singer, Reekado Banks, the duo lay cloying verses, one that is possible to catch any listener’s attention.
‘One Time’ is off Moelogo’s impending project ‘ItheEP’, scheduled to drop on the 30th of July 2021. The project, the final part of the trilogy project he decided to work on, having earlier dropped two parts- ‘Me-EP’ & ‘Myself-EP’ last year, will also feature other acts like Adekunle Gold, LAX, The Cavemen, Alpha Ojini, QDOT, Bella Shmurda, Ria Sean, Krishane, & Laycon.
Production credits to Foots, BayozMuzik, and Piano P.
Darkoo ft. Tion Wayne – Slow Down
London-based Nigerian singer, Darkoo has a released new single titled ‘Slow Down’ featuring British rapper, Tion Wayne. Accompanied by Teeeezy C directed visual, Darkoo and Tion Wayne deliver a sublime record for the summer season.
Previously, Darkoo and Tion Wayne have together on the remixes of Russ’ viral Body Remix and Darkoo’s Gangsta Remix. Their clear-cut chemistry is noticeable in this easy-to-vibe-to tune.
‘Slow Down’ is housed under Darkoo’s debut EP dubbed ‘2 in 1’ which was released on the 16th Of July 2021.
Buju – Testimony
Every so often, the vibrant Nigerian music scene outdoors new crops of artists who keep to the standard set by the veterans. Amongst this new set of rising Nigerian singers and songwriters is Daniel Benson, popularly known as Buju.
Buju’s current limelight recognition was inevitable taking into consideration his adept cutting edge songwriting skills and vocal delivery prowess.
Having experienced a good streak of successes so far this year with his contributions on Blaqbonez’s Bling and Ladipoe’s Feeling, Buju keeps his hot form with a new solo effort titled ‘Testimony’.
Testimony is a mid-tempo Afropop song which sees Buju induce a lady with honeyed words with the aim of not losing her.
‘Testimony’ succeeds his previous single ‘Outside’ , his first single of 2021 and released in the month of May. Testimony is sure to gain grounds as Outside did.