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Budding Ghanian Altè Rapper, Skillz8figure links up with Blaqbonez, Drizilik and Enam to deliver a remix to his “Self Love” single

Budding Ghanian Altè rapper, Skillz8figure links up with Blaqbonez, Drizilik and Enam to deliver a remix to his “Self Love” single.

“Self Love” comes from Skillz 8figure’s 2021 debut album” After Dark”, which houses 8 tracks, featuring talented music artists like Oxlade, Twitch 4EVA, Mellissa, and many others.

While Skillz8figure, Blaqbonez and Sierra Leone artist, Drizilik rap on this song, Budding Ghanian singer, Enam thrills with her voice all preaching the song’s theme of self love.

Production credits to VT. Stream/Download “Self Love” remix here .

Fast rising Nigerian singer, Kamal releases debut EP, Unapologetic

Fast rising Nigerian singer, Kamal releases debut EP “Unapologetic”. The GreyOwl Africa Artist fuses Afrobeats with Jazz, Calypso, R&B and several other genres in this project. The EP consists of five songs; Blockbuster, All love (Good vibes), No money no love, Ikeja and With you.

Upon releasing the EP, he says,

Unapologetic is my current state of mind and my best work yet. It is a state of mind I’ve attained by finding harmony in the good and the bad events of my life that has shaped and still shaping me into who I am and will be.

“It is a submission to the fact that I’m just a propeller in the course of the universe actualizing its goals through me. It’s a courageous acceptance of myself, of change, and consequences of my actions, and a push towards being better over being sorry for myself.

With this fire EP, we won’t be forgetting Kamal in a hurry. Click here to stream “Unapologetic” by Kamal.

King Perryy’s debut Afro-fusion album “Citizen of The World” is a banger!

King Perryy’s debut Afro-fusion album, Citizen of The World, is out and it is a banger. King Perryy, real name Anthony Offiah, is an Afro-fusion singer and songwriter with his music leaning more towards Dancehall and Bashment.

In 2018, he got signed to Timaya’s Dem Mama Records after which he released smash singles over the years such as ‘Man on Duty’ which has over 3million views on Youtube, ‘Murder’ ft Teni, ‘Work n Grind’, ‘Eastern Baby’ etc. winning the hearts of fans worldwide with his self-proclaimed “Continental Sound”. He draws his influence from Bob Marley, Westlife, Sean Paul and many others.

His latest album “Citizen of the World” consists of 17 tracks with various Nigerian artists featuring; Intro, African Boy, Citizen of the World, Yawa, The Furnicator, My Darlina, Waist ft. Kiss Daniel, Work N Grind, Get the Money ft. Timaya, You Know The Fucking Vibes (YKTFV) ft. PsychoYP, Beep Beep, Let Me Love You ft. Oxlade, Big Man Cruise ft. Mayorkun, Crème de la Crème, Jati Jati, Paulina ft. Phyno and Prayer.

Speaking on the album, the artists stated;

The Continental Sound is a fusion of different genres, lifestyles and cultures. I’m not just of one place, or Nigeria. I’m of the world. Whichever part of this earth I lay my eyes on, becomes my neighborhood. This whole world is my home and every inch of it is under my protection. Citizen of the World is an identity, a mind-state. It’s not just an album. I found the title the moment I found myself.”

Click here to listen to Citizen of The World.

 

Fast rising Nigerian singer, Major Heyjay delivers his first single of the year “Salo”

Fast rising Nigerian singer, Major Heyjay delivers his first single of the year “Salo”. Salo is a follow up to his previous single “Original Love”. He has also released tracks like Terminator and many others. Major Heyjay definitely seems like one to watch out for.

“Salo was produced by Steph, and mixed & mastered by Timijay. Click here to listen to Salo.

BBNaija Lockdown Edition winner, Laycon drops highly anticipated debut album “Shall We Begin”

BBNaija lockdown edition winner, Laycon drops highly anticipated debut album “Shall We Begin“. The album, “Shall We Begin” is a 12 tracks project which features Mayorkun, Joeboy, Terri, Teni and YKB. The songs contained in the album are; And so she spoke, God Body, Verified, All Over Me, Wagwan, Kele, Jeje, Bam Bam, Want you back, Fall for me, My Lane, And so they spoke.

Speaking on the album a few hours earlier, Laycon says;

Today marks the beginning of a new journey. My album! This is totally yours… made by me & a few of my friends just for your listening pleasure. I had so much fun creating it, and I pray listening to it gives you as much joy and satisfaction as I experienced when making it. So thank you for your patience, for trusting the process, for sticking with me and for holding my hands through this journey…

 

Production credits for the album, ‘Shall We Begin‘ goes to DJ klem, Dwillsharmony, Quebeats, Finito, Telz, Tytanium, Terri, Jaysyntsbeatz, Semzibeatz & Major bangz. Stream/Download “Shall We Beginhere .

Deena Ade and TiwaDara drop collaborative EP titled Collision II

Deena Ade and TiwaDara drop collaborative EP titled Collision II. Collision II is a refined merge of eccentricities. A perfect hybrid of sounds compiled beautifully in one project. TiwaDara and Deena Ade sing about the love experience as they meddle Soul with RnB and Pop. The songs contained in the EP are For you, Light Up, party Alone ft. Mo’Believe and Energy ft. Waye. Collision II is a sequel to Collision I released in 2018.

Deena Ade has previously released; Side Chic EP, Cries of My Subconscious, May Love Find You, Collision. Her unique style has earned her a large following in Japan with Deena Ade’s top followers being in Japan followed by the U.S.

TiwaDara’s projects include; Renegade, Jigsaw, Soul & Groove, Collision I and Collision II. He has collaborated with the likes of Dunnie, GoodGirl LA e.t.c.

Production credits to Temi Dara. Mixing and Mastering by Temi Dara. Click here to stream Collision II.

Jiggy boy, Kida Kudz drops new fire anthem “Animalistic”

Jiggy boy, Kida Kudz drops new fire anthem “Animalistic”. The UK based Rapper and Songwriter, Olukayode Odesanya professionally known as Kida Kudz drops “Animalistic” as  his first tune for 2021. This is a follow up to his debut 3 tracked EP “Jiggy pack vol.1 ” released in 2020. He presents this tune from the platform of Jiggy Boyz Entertainment.

With his unique and vibrant sound, he serves up edgy lyrics on bouncy beats. He has a distinct style that sets him apart from the crowd.

Jiggy Jiggy Boyz
Spiritualism
Rhymes and rhythm
Animalistic, I’m a beast from within
Where you come from
Whats your origin?
Got a dream but you’re not committing
Bad fruits, better start vomiting
Might forget but I’m not forgiving
Hardest out, ain’t no comparison
Jombo when I blow my medicine
Loc my hair like a rasta

 

Production credits to UK based DJ and Singer, Studio Magic. Click here to listen to Animalistic

22 year old Nigerian Drill Artist, Psiv delves into the harsh realities of Nigeria in his debut EP “Welcome to the 234”

22 year old Nigerian Drill Artist,Psiv delves into the harsh realities of his country Nigeria in his debut EP, Welcome to the 234. The 5 tracks in this EP are hard hitting tracks filled with angst and energy. The kind of energy that hopefully ignites a fire in people’s hearts to effect change in their lives. Welcome to the 234 captures the raw, undigestable bits of this country. This EP is a follow up to his first single Gangland which is track number 3 in his EP. The five tracks are Welcome, Gangland ft. Espiquet, Story, Mbappe ft. Chuckgidi and Spin it.

Psiv represents a growing set of pioneers transporting the African experience through music to bounds yet imagined through diverse sounds and genre exploration. Taking much inspiration from the world around him, PSIV carefully curates sounds that expose the different layers that exist within him. He’s all about putting clear messages out there and sees himself and his art as a vehicle for expression of his inner reality; both through the music and his wider brand as a whole. PSIV envisions a world where people are allowed to be who they are unapologetically, without holding back, and so his authenticity is not only evident but remains at the very core of his music. It is predicted that PSIV will become an undeniable force to be reckoned with in the industry as he remains committed to making music that grips the mind and translates the body.

To listen to Welcome to the 234, click here.

Rising singer, Crayon releases new Extended Play, 12 AM

Rising singer, Crayon signed to Mavin Records releases new Extended Play, Twelve A.M. His last EP was his debut EP in 2019, Cray Cray.

Twelve A.M is an Afrobeat EP with features from Mavin’s Rema, U.K songwriter and singer One Acen and the Naija boy living in a rush, Bella Shmurda. The four tracks on the EP are In sync produced by London, Too correct with the upbeat party tempo, Man Dem and Jackpot the street anthem , which he earlier released and has already received massive streaming.

“This project represents a new dawn for me as an artist and the journey of discovery that I have been so far…” The rising singer said about his new project “This is for my family, and the fans that have patiently stuck with me from day one”.

Production credits to Ozedikus and Baby Fresh. Click here to listen.

Boydrms releases debut single Abena

Boydrms releases Abena to be his debut single under the Boydrms brand in which he voiced his admiration for a certain beautiful black girl. He expressed this with lovely vocals laid smoothly on a groovy dancehall instrumental.

Obinna Ezechukwu, also known as Boydrms is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, recording and performing artiste.

He hails from Anambra state and was born and raised in Onitsha. First of four children, Boydrms grew up with so much passion for music, it became his balance between having to help in raising his siblings and life itself, he’d always be caught listening to records aired on the radio in the 90’s.

He started off as a dancer of a breakdance duo group in his secondary school and through higher institution became a member of the then famously known X Flyers dance group as a B-boy. He was popularly known as Alfabest at the time. In 2013, Boydrms made his first ever record titled ‘This Year‘ with a colleague, and over the years, he has worked on some other songs like ‘Mua ga ebu fa uzo‘ which landed him a performance on the big stage of Star music trek hosted by Gbenga Adeyinka in 2014.

In 2017, he made a decision to move to Lagos to seek greener pastures in his music career and stayed far from his parents who didn’t welcome his music dream.

With influences in the likes of Burna boy, J Hus etc, and cutting across genres not limited to Afrobeat, Afro fusion and Dancehall, Boydrms promises loads of Projects including an IllBliss featured track. He is definitely one to watch out for.

He goes by the handle @boydrms07 on all social media platforms where he showcases freestyles and connect with his fans more.

Click here to listen to Abena.

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