10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week’ is a 10 track-listing playlist highlighting the best songs released over the past few days from Africa and the Caribbean (Jamaica).
Black Sherif – Kwaku The Traveller
Talented Ghanaian musician, Black Sherif carries on with his journey to greatness with a new single titled ‘Kwaku The Traveller‘.
Amidst the enormous backlash he’s received from music critics regarding his alleged breach of contract with his label, Black Sherif walks through all these challenges, very focused on the process to fulfilment.
‘Kwaku The Traveller‘ expounds on Black Sherif’s plan of action as he embarks on his musical odyssey. At the just-ended 3 Music Awards where he won four awards, he previewed this song with a one of a kind performance which portrayed a picture of a go-getter and person with initiative. This incited numerous conversations on social media characterizing his performance as the best stagecraft ever witnessed at a Ghanaian event.
This Hip-hop tune comes hard on the heels of his feature with Darkoo titled Always which currently making charts in the UK and Africa with the very recent being the Billboard U.S Afrobeats Chart.
Black Sherif calls on all his fans to join him on this journey to the pinnacle.
City Boy ft. Reggie, O’Kenneth & Kawabanga – Cash Out
Ghanaian rapper and stern member of the Asakaa fraternity, City Boy under the imprint of Life Living Records rolls out a new single.
The song ‘Cash Out‘ makes mention of surviving through fraud schemes which is easily seen amongst the youth nowadays as they are left with no other means of survival.
BNXN (BUJU) – For Days
Talented Nigerian singer-songwriter, BNXN (formerly Buju) has made a good name for himself in the Nigerian music industry and the Afrobeat eco-system in general. His distinct dulcet voice is currently Afrobeat’s most conspicuous voices thrusting the genre ahead.
Moreover, Buju significance is clearly evident in Pheelz’s buzzing record ‘Finesse’ which is presently making charts worldwide.
BNXN keeps up with the good work with a new solo effort he titles ‘For Days’ which is his first official rollout for the year.
Asake ft. Burna Boy – Sungba (Remix)
Asake, YBNL’s newest signee, has released the long-awaited remix of his popular single “Sungba,” which features Burna Boy, one of Africa’s biggest artists.
‘Sungba’ was originally released as part of his debut extended play, which he released after signing with YBNL Entertainment. ‘Sungba’ and ‘Omo Ope,’ both featuring Olamide, have already achieved commercial successes for the project.
With these tracks, Asake grabbed the No. 1 and No. 5 spots on Apple Music’s Nigerian top 100.
Magic Sticks produced the record ‘Sungba.’
Joeboy – Cubana
Joeboy’s new single “Cubana” arrives just as he prepares to embark on his first U.S. tour dates this spring. From April 27 (Miami Beach) to May 2 (Charlotte, NC), the singer will join Koffee on her The Gifted Tour, before heading out on his own for his headlining Young Legend Tour, which runs from May 4 (Philadelphia) through May 30. (Seattle).
“This is definitely the most lighthearted tune I’ve ever released,” Joeboy says of “Cubana,” which serves as an appetizer for fans ahead of his Spring tour dates.
“I was in the studio trying to create a ‘heartbreak song ‘with my producer TYPE A, and there was this particular progression that was really vibey and trippy, and I just started playing around with it,” Joeboy recalls.
Goya Menor – Bounce
Basking in the success of his Nektunez-assisted record ‘Ameno Amapiano Remix,’ Nigerian Afrobeat singer Goya Menor keep on with the good works and possibly cement his name as one of the heavyweights in the Afrobeat eco-system.
Goya Menor rolls out with his first official single of 2022 and it is entitled ‘Bounce’, an Amapiano-themed record.
DJ Justice GH ft. Offei – Burning Desire
DJ Justice recruits young vocal powerhouse, Offei on this dancehall-afrobeat fused anthem, to sing for the beautiful ladies.
KRYMI – Notty
Silky voice Ghanaian singer – Krymi unlocks his latest afro-fusion masterpiece titled ‘Notty’.
Zlatan ft. Davido – Money
Zlatan and Davido combine forces on this feel-good track ‘Money’, the eighth track on the project ‘Resan’. Production credits to Spellz.
Thywill ft. Kwaku DMC – On Tweaduampong
Living Life Records rapper – Thywill teams up with his label mate, Kwaku DMC on this brand-new song titled ‘On Tweaduapong’.
The Asakaa frontliners keep hold onto the drill genre with firm hands, releasing undisputable and enjoyable songs for music enthusiasts.
Thywill and Kwaku DMC entertain listeners with this record and it’s worth listening to.
There you have it, these are the 10 Best Songs You Need To Hear This Week.
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