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.
Kofi Kinaata – Wo Pre
Award-winning Ghanaian rapper and singer-songwriter, Kofi Kinaata makes his first attempt at Amapiano in his latest solo effort titled ‘Wo Pre’.
The song ‘Wo Pre’ is an exciting tune with an intriguing storyline to it. The song is themed around people who live under pretence or what is widely called ‘Fake Life’ on social media.
Furthermore, Kofi Kinaata shows how talented he is by re-introducing listeners to his rap prowess which is probably not known to many.
On the production front, Takoradi-based award-winning record producer Willisbeatz handled the sound engineering of the tune.
Stonebwoy ft. Joey B & Abra Cadabra – Nukedzor
As promised earlier, Stonebwoy releases a new number to wrap up the year with. The award-winning Reggae/Dancehall artist taps Afrobeat/Afropop artist Joey B alongside Abra Cadabra for the song titled ‘Nukedzor ‘, an Ewe word which translates ‘Whats Up’ in literal terms.
Stonebwoy teased this song earlier this week on his respective social media platforms with a video of himself singing along to it in a car. This garnered traction on social media, as a result catching the attention of many.
Joey B ft. Yaw Tog – Gorilla
Ghanaian Afrobeat/Afropop recording music artist, Joey B returns from hiatus with a new single titled ‘Gorilla’.
Production credits to DJ Krept.
Naira Marley – Kojosese
Marlian Music frontman, Naira Marley closes the year with a potential street anthem titled Kojosese.
As done annually every December, Naira Marley ends the year with a petty December anthem people can party with.
The record is housed under his impending album “This Is Africa” which will be out in the coming weeks.
Furthermore, Naira Marley never misses especially with this pattern of beats. Kojosese is set to be another smash tune, the dance steps will get definitely get you moving your body. It is just in time for the club nights and festivities this season.
Production credits to Leo Beatz.
Iyanya ft. Wande Coal – Change Am
Seasoned Nigerian singer-songwriter, Iyanya has decided to gift his fans and listeners with new music before the year ends.
He releases a new number titled ‘Change Am‘, a collaborative effort featuring talented Nigerian singer-songwriter Wande Coal.
Jay Bahd & Skyface SDW – Mood
Few hours after releasing the video for his buzzing tune titled ‘Stand Firm’, Asakaa poster boy Jay Bahd and label mate Skyface SDW team up for another collaboration effort titled ‘Mood’ , produced by Joey On Mars.
Portable ft. Olamide & Poco Lee Assist – Zazoo Zehh (Remix)
Fast-rising Nigerian street-hop artist, Portable comes through with a new number, the highly anticipated remix of the party banger ‘Zazoo Zehh’. The remix features by veteran rapper Olamide, and renowned dancer/hypeman, Poco Lee.
Olamide has been shinning light on upcoming singers/rappers for years and the latest artist to benefit from this gesture is Portable from Sango Otta. Hours after the viral video where Portable was seen thanking Olamide for giving him a verse surfaced online, the singer finally shares the end product, and it is the highly anticipated ‘Zazoo Zehh’ remix. Renowned dancer and hypeman, Poco Lee was part of the moment and he was featured alongside YBNL kingmaker, Olamide.
Portable who is known by his fans as Dr Zeh or the Zazu originator has enjoyed a growing reputation due to his latest viral hit titled Zazu. The song has proved to be quite a hit on the streets of Lagos and attracted the attention of Poco Lee who introduced the singer to Olamide.
At the just ended #TiwaLivespotXFestival, Portable shared the stage with Tiwa Savage and performed the just release Zazoo Zehh remix with her.
The record was produced by P. Prime.
Kweku Smoke – Stay Far
Ghanaian rapper, Kweku Smoke has finally released the audio version of ‘Stay Far’ after several requests from his fans and listeners to do so.
The song ‘Stay Far’ is a Hip-hop record initially premiered through Luuknow, a content production company that seeks to produce a series of original African entertainment content in an ever-demanding era of social media for a global audience.
Thomas The Great ft. Jay Bahd, Kwaku DMC, City Boy & Reggie – Link Up
Life Living Records recording music artist, Thomas The Great releases his last single for the year titled ‘Link Up’.
Production credits to Burke Woods.
DJ Akuaa – FIFA (Prod. by Senyo Cue)
Ghanaian disc jockey – DJ Akuaa ends the year on a high with this brand-new single titled ‘FIFA’.
Produced by Senyo Cue, ‘Fifa’ is rocked by a super bright Amapiano-styled beat that puts it in perfect tow with the festivities ahead.
DJ Akuaa’s attitude and lyrics don’t let the awesome production on offer down either, swiftly sweeping listeners into a mood of elation – her contribution to December’s busy dance floor.