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 Boomplay, Audiomack , Spotify & Apple Music for weekly updates.
G-West – With You
Ghanaian Afrobeat prospect, G-West has given his fans and listeners over a million reasons to bet their bottom dollar on him to come through with a gem whenever he’s called upon.
As it maybe, the super-talented singer-songwriter is not at the summit of his musical journey yet but shows traits of one that is not far from there yet.
Coming hard on the heels of ‘Don’t Mind’ his previous single, G-West shares a new love ballad titled ‘With You’. Cloying words, enchanting melodies and an excellent storyline make up the beautifully carved record produced by the usual suspect, Apya.
Juls ft. King Promise, Darkovibes & Joey B – My Size
Adept British-Ghanaian music producer and DJ, Juls outdoors his highly anticipated body of work titled ‘Sounds Of My World featuring the likes of King Promise, Darkovibes, Wizkid, Sauti Sol and others.
Prior to the release of ‘Sounds Of My World’, Juls in a series of tweets mentioned this project as the best he’s ever worked on and we totally agree.
The star-studded album envelopes 15 sublime records produced by Juls himself. To give us a highly rated LP, he taps the sultry vocals of Wizkid, Sauti Sol, Fireboy DML, Oxlade, King Promise, Darkovibes, Tay Iwar, Projexx, Prettyboy D-O amongst others.
Below is the fifth track on the tape titled ‘My Size’ and it features Ghanaian buzzing acts; Joey B, King Promise and Darkovibes.
Skillz 8Figure ft. Kofi Mole – Wateva
Following two electrifying performances in Istanbul, Turkey with Nigerian stars, Oxlade and Kcee a few months ago, the ‘Kolo’ star, Skillz 8Figure is back in the studio for his latest single featuring Ghana’s very own, Kofi Mole.
Produced by CIQ, the new song presents the artist’s ’coastal music’ in its finest form. Noticeably Afrobeat, ‘Wateva’ embodies an air of relaxation, making it the perfect song to unwind to. Skillz 8Figure and Kofi Mole play on the song’s nonchalant theme, flawless in their delivery and content.
‘’Wateva is a feel-good song I want fans to bop to always. Kofi Mole felt like the right choice for the wave CIQ put me on and he didn’t disappoint. We really had a blast making this’’, Skillz 8Figure shared.
Skillz 8Figure is a Ghanaian-Sierra Leonean artist who’s music offers a definitive style relative to both countries. This unique sound, which he calls ‘coastal music’ has been pivotal in establishing his brand in the Afro-music industry and landing him the role of Trace Ghana’s ambassador.
Zlatan – Ale Yi
Zanku Records frontman and Nigerian street-pop artiste, Zlatan Ibile has announced he might be drawing the curtains to a close for this year with a long-length studio project.
Before that drops, Zlatan peaks the interest of listeners with a new single titled ‘Ale Yi’, an Afro-pop song produced by Niphkeyz.
‘Ale Yi’ is Zlatan’s official third serving for the year, a follow-up to his previous record ‘Alubarika’ which features raving act, Buju.
Veeiye ft. Ladipoe – Forbidden Fruit
Nigerian singer-songwriter, Veeiye of Big Brother Naija (Pepper Dem Edition) fame finally releases her eagerly awaited studio project dubbed ‘Young And Reckless).
Zinoleesky – Gone Far
Marlian Music poster boy, Zinolessky comes through with yet another Amapiano inspired record following the success of his previous record titled ‘Naira Marley’.
The talented singer sticks to the scheme of making songs his fans and listeners can relate to in new serving titled ‘Gone Far‘, produced by Timi Jay.
Kuami Eugene – Bunker
Ghanaian Afrobeat/Afropop singer-songwriter, Kuami Eugene made a dauntless statement some weeks ago on twitter with regards to how foreign songs have taken over the Ghanaian airwaves and party scenes.
In a reply to a fan who called on him (Kuami Eugene) to save the non-performing Ghanaian music industry, he said;
That’s the main reason why I’ve been quiet for some time now. Give me now till December. I will flood the system so bad, there will be no room for Foreign music. That’s if our very own people don’t fight it as Usual.
As a man of his words, he kept to it. Shortly after the tweet, Kuami Eugene shared the album cover of an extended play which he intends embarking on this mission with and it is entitled ‘Afro-Highlife’.
Before it’s official release, Rockstar as also called gives listeners a sneak peek of what to expect on the project with a song titled ‘Bunker‘.
This is Kuami Eugene’s second official single release so far this year, a follow up to his monster hit ‘Dollar On You’.
Mzvee ft. Tiwa Savage – Coming Home
Award-winning Ghanaian singer-songwriter, Mzvee keeps on with her upward trajectory with a beautiful new record. She teams up with the highly decorated Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage for her third output for the year titled ‘Coming Home’.
With a good track record of making hits with every Nigerian feature she’s been on, ‘Coming Home’ is certainly following suit.
Audiomarc ft. Nasty C & Blxckie – Why Me?
South-African New Skool Hip-Hop DJ and Official DJ for Nasty C, Audiomarc makes his debut for the year with a monster track titled ‘Why Me?’ featuring South African rapper, Nasty C and Blxckie.
It’s been over a year since Audiomarc released his last single titled Audio Czzle featuring his frequent collaborator Nasty C. He makes a return with ‘Why Me’, a flow that will have you rapping along.
Koffee – West Indies
Grammy award-winning dancehall diva, Koffee comes out of hibernation to serve us with this masterpiece tagged ‘West Indies’.
The 19-year-old musician thrills listeners with this ear pleasing dancehall record.
There you have it, these are the 10 Best Songs You Need To Hear This Week.
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