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).
King Promise ft. Omah Lay – 10 Toes
Two Afrobeats heavyweights from Nigeria and Ghana collaborated to create the melodic song 10 Toes. This amazing song has an accompanying video that has also been released.
Gyakie ft. Davido – Flames
Talented Ghanaian singer-songwriter Gyakie connects with highly revered Nigerian Afrobeat artiste Davido for ‘Flames,’ the fourth track housed under her sophomore studio project ‘My Diary’
Her second EP, MY DIARY, which comes after her maiden EP, 2020’s Seed, shows more facets of her personality. I’m talking about experiences I’ve had, things I might not have said out, she claims. “I discuss a variety of topics, including my journey and current circumstances. It’s like a peek inside my life, and my fans get to join me there.
Kwesi Arthur ft. Kofi Mole – Nirvana
After the successful release of his debut album “Son Of Jacob,” award-winning Ghanaian rapper and vocalist Emmanuel Danso Arthur, also known as Kwesi Arthur, has made a comeback.
Since its release, the album has done well across streaming services and has given rise to two further Kwesi Arthur hit singles, “Drama” and “Animal,” in addition to the well-known “Celebrate” and “Baajo.”
Kwesi Arthur has released an unexpected rap song titled “Nirvana” that features his longtime partner Kofi Mole in order to re-establish himself in the music scene.
One of Kwesi’s regular collaborators Juicxx gives “Nirvana” a top-notch production touch.
DJ Tunez ft. A.V – F.D.P (Fire Di Party)
Nigerian disc jockey DJ Tunez, who lives in the United States, is well known for helping new musicians in his home country.
Through the utilization of his highly regarded brand, he has been able to throw a spotlight on talents that needed bigger platforms to showcase their potential.
Tunez collaborates with talented Nigerian singer AV, who is known for the songs Big Thug Boys and Confession, on his most recent single, “Fire Di Party.”
P-Square – Jaiye (Ihe Geme)
Mr. P and Rudeboy, members of the seasoned pair P-Square, have reunited to record music after five years apart. They initially got back together in November of last year, went on tour, but didn’t put out any music.
The release of P-Square’s debut release in five years has everyone on the edge of their seats. Even better, it arrived in a double pack with two brand-new singles, “Jaiye” and “Find Somebody.” The duo themselves wrote and produced both songs, and “Jaiye” has a suitable music video to complement it.
BNXN (Buju) ft. Wande Coal – Kenkele
We are back with more good news and good music, this time from the musical sensation BNXN formerly known as BUJU and this time, he collaborates with the iconic music veteran in Wande Coal.
This special song called ‘Kenkele’ has a solemn vibe that saw both geniuses deliver rhymes on this track which is taken off his forthcoming album “Bad Since 97” set to be released this August.
Kenkele enjoys a top-notch production touch from the skilled producer known as Sakpase.
Eugy – Enough For Me
Eugy, an Afrobeat singer who is British and Ghanaian, adds another song to his successful year. Even though the year is only halfway through, Eugy has already provided us with more masterpieces than we anticipated.
The gifted musician follows up his most recent single, “Sweetie Pie,” with a brand-new Afro-fusion ballad, “Enough For Me.”
In ‘Enough For Me,’ Eugy skillfully combines syrupy lyrics with an Afrobeat drumming palette.
Skillz 8Figure ft. Kelvyn Boy – Delilah
Skillz8Figure, a budding Afrobeat/Afropop artist, has been quite consistent with his releases this year. He has released seven excellent songs so far, and his current streaming stats across all platforms are remarkable.
Skillz continues on his current path with releasing the bouncy Afropop song “Delilah.” With the “Down Flat” hitmaker Kelvyn Boy, Skillz 8Figure trades finely textured lyrics drenched in delicate harmonies on Delilah.
Cheque – Holy Gee
Cheque’s first release of the year, “Holy Gee,” is a follow-up to his 13-track debut album, “Bravo.” Ozedikus, a prolific hitmaker, produced the song.
O’Kenneth & Reggie – Bebe
On the sequel to 2020’s Straight Outta Kumerica, Asakaa frontmen Reggie and O’Kenneth give a new interpretation to Ghanaian chill as they rap faux-softly about life’s little pleasures in Twi, English, pidgin and Hausa.
They also cover the complex story of their background growing up in Kumasi, Ghana’s second-biggest city and the spiritual home of Asakaa drill music. A slew of collaborators also join in on the party, including CHICOGOD, Kwaku DMC and New York duo G4 Boyz.
There you have it, these are the 10 Best Songs You Need To Hear This Week.