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Kizz Daniel comes through with brand new audio and visual “Flex”

Nigerian Afropop singer, Kizz Daniel returns with another hit single  “Flex” after dropping “Currently” featuring Olamide, Falz and LK Kuddy, produced by Masterkraft. The song is hinged on the party lifestyle. He declares that he just wants to flex and enjoy his life to the fullest;

I just won flex
Make nobody hala for my head
And if I push your button you go push my button, I go rock your body

See I just won flex
Make nobody hala for my head
And if I push your button you go push my button, I go rock your body


Ka ya fun won, shey ka ya fun won?
Ka ya fun won, shey ka ya fun won?
Ka ya fun won, shey ka ya fun won ah?
Owo mi wa loke! (Ah)

 

There is the employment of Solid Afrobeats and the Sax to create a wavy party tune. Produced by DJ Coublon.  To listen, click here.

The aesthetically pleasing black and white video is reminiscent of the American Jazz scene in the 80s. The Video was shot and directed by The Alien.

Skillz 8figure ft. Psycho YP – Like Dat

Fast rising Ghanian artiste, Skillz 8figure enlists Nigerian rapper, Psycho YP to release a catchy bop song titled “Like Dat”. The song is off his upcoming EP “After Dark” which is already available  for preorder, set to feature artists like Oxlade on it.

“Like Dat” is an afro fusion tune with clear guitar strings and loud drums. The amazing Synergy between the artists creates an undeniable uptown song. They talk about their “doings” on the song. The song was produced  by MikeMillzOnEm. To listen to this song, Click here

Rema drops new Song “Bounce”

Marvin Record’s young global star, Rema has dropped another banger which this time he titles “Bounce”. Produced by the legendary Don Jazzy, the fast paced beat make for a gripping, groovy song. The singer in this song records his transfixion with the booty bounce. He weighs it, accesses it and is ready to give his all to obtain it.

This is a follow up to his feature in ” One shirt ” with Ruger and D’Prince. He also recently featured in Stefflon Don’s “Can’t let you go” remix. He has announced an album release later this year.

Announcing the new song,  the artiste said;

“This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I’m really excited about this tune because it’s my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy.”

To listen to Bounce by Rema, Click here.

Joe EL Amadi x Davido x Zlatan – Epo

After a long hiatus, Joe EL Amadi, who lost his dad to the 2020 southern Kaduna crises returns to the music scene with a new joint “Epo” featuring Davido and Zlatan.

The Sokoto born singer popularly reffered to as the new Tuface got signed to Kennis Music after participating in the 2006 starquest music competition and Kennis Music Easter Fiesta. He has dropped hits like Happy, Bakololo, Do Good, Rawa(Dance), Hold On featuring Tuface which skyrocketed his career and many other songs.

This song was produced by Soshine. Davido and Zlatan bring their different vibes to the song making it a repeat listen. To listen, click here.

To watch the official video for this song, click here.

Falana shows us how to constantly choose “Joy” in her latest release

The Nigerian-Canadian singer and songwriter Falana has dropped a new release for the year which she titles “Joy”. Procuced by KingBNJMN, the song sets out to uplift and inspire gratitude in its listeners. This emerging alternative singer reveals that to be her secret to lasting Joy and peace. Her silky voice coupled with lush guitars and compelling strings bring the work to life. Inspiring lyrics do the heavy lifting as it sends the message straightaway to its listeners;

 

Stumble, get up, I keep it moving Trouble, won’t let up, I keep it moving Diamonds or pleasure, it’s joy that I’m choosing I keep it moving

Look up, look up, oh I count my blessings No stress, no stress, I got pure intentions Look up, look up, oh I count my blessings One day at a time, live my life, ye-ye-ye-ye Live my life, ye-ye-ye-ye Live my life

 

The visual for “Joy” shows Falana dancing in airy spaces in her signature puffy hair. The balloons given to a lover and smiles shown all through lends the song a serene and beautiful energy.  The video was directed by Mykal Cushnie. Click here to listen to “Joy” on various digital platforms.

Ric Hassani is unforgiving and wishes thunder on his ex in “Thunder fire you”

Ric Hassani who stole our hearts as the perfect gentleman isn’t very gentlemanly in his first single for the year ” Thunder fire you “. Fed up with the cheating, lies and gossip, he dissolves his relationship but not before wishing his ex and her friends electrocution by thunder. He is upset and bitter with his estranged ex who he considers unworthy of his love and refuses to take the higher road of love and light. Knowing dating in Nigeria, we perfectly understand and might have even at one point wished the same to our exes.  A painful relationship can turn the purest of souls cold. The first 100 “Thunder fire you” Merch has already been sold out.

“Thunder fire you” is the 5th track on his 17 track album ” The Prince I Became” to be released on Friday. “Thunder fire you” was produced by Tedy Keny, Deeyasso and Ric Hassani. Mixing and Mastering by DeeYasso.

To watch its official video, click here.

 

Focalist teams up with Davido for “Ke Star remix”

Lethabo sebetso popularly known as Focalistic dropped his song “Ke Star” featuring one of South Africa’s best Producers “Vigro Deep” which rapidly went on to become one of the biggest songs of 2020. The song was certified Gold in South Africa last year.

Pitoti Maradona as he is fondly called has now released a much anticipated remix with global star “Davido”. This fusion of Afropop and Amanpiano makes the song a favourite as it caters to most African audience. The “Ke Star” remix follows from Focalistic’s latest album Sghubu Ses Excellent which dropped in December last year.

Both stars had teased fans with a short clip ahead of the release. There has been lots of positive feedback from music fans on to the remix since it dropped. It has already reached No 2 on Nigeria Apple Music Top Songs charts. Davido brings the naija vibe to this already growing Amanpiano tune which continues to spread to other parts of Africa with his catchy lyrics;

“Ko wole, ye ko wole, Tule!
Tule jare, Tule joor

Nibo, Better rest, Better rest, Better rest,
You don try,  e no do Better rest,
You don try,  e no gree Better rest,

It goes down when my Gees Connect, No disconnect
I dey catch cruise forget, If you talk you collect “

To listen, click here.

Johnny Drille preaches a love eternal in “Bad Dancer”

Sweet kisses, feathery touches, wispy gowns and silky dresses that surrender to the caress of the wind.  Beautiful poetry, awkward steps and terrible waltz is the world Johnny Drille offers to us in his new track “Bad dancer”.

Johnny tells the story of a love so sweet, so gentle, it is transforming. He expresses with succinct details what he feels and desires to do to his lover as he falls deeply in love. Notwithstanding his inability to co-ordinate his body rhythmically to music, he desires to take his lover slow dancing. The lyrics are satisfyingly candid and for even the most pessimistic, we are almost made to believe in fairytale romance again.

“Bad dancer” is the first song from an upcoming album. Announcing the release of the new song, Johnny Drille said:

 “This one makes even me feel loved and I’m happy to share this piece of me with you.

“‘Bad Dancer’ is one of my most beautiful and emotional love songs, makes even I feel so loved and it is my hope that it makes you feel that way too.”

Its official video released a day ago shows Johnny with his trademark Guitar singing in a wet shirt with a  storm brewing in the background. It is simple yet powerful. Click here to Watch and Enjoy.

Ycee takes no breaks as he drops new single titled “Nu riddim”

ANBT Boss seems to have decided to take no rest this year as he opens the year with a fire jam titled “Nu Riddim”. This follows his previous  “Quarantunes EP” which consisted of; Money I dey find and Tell Nobody released during the 2020 pandemic. The singer, rapper and songwriter who has wowed us with smash projects like Ycee and Zaheer, Late night vibrations with Bella Alubo, First wave and a host of hit singles does not fall short with his new track.

The stellar production for “Nu Riddim” was done by Smyley. This Afro pop tune guaranteed to have you rocking on the dance floor is the first single off an upcoming project. To listen, click here.

 

 

 

I’m Glad You made It This Far EP by DAP The Contract out now

DAP The Contract has dropped his new EP titled “I’m Glad you Made It This Far” which is a follow up to his 2020 EP “Powers Vol.1”. On the EP are 4 tracks namely; Why would I lie, Tried Everything feat. Popsnotthefather, 45 ft. Joe Bruce and No Talking ft. Toneraps & Player Tu.

With this project, the versatile 23 year old artist who has a Classical music background, uses rap as his medium to convey the ferocity of his emotions. The title of the EP suggests being glad to have survived exhausting 2020. The songs talk about diverse personal issues from his immigrant status abroad to attending Law school.

His previous releases include his “Goodbye for now mixtape” , “Two roads EP”, Contract Thursdays (Pt. 1 and Pt. 2). He has released a collaborative EP entitled “Old New Clothes” with fellow collaborators Clyde Lawrence and Cody Fitzgerald under the moniker Hi-Lo Jack and many others.

The project is well curated and delves into the life of the rapper. His flow, lyricism and delivery is interesting to hear . Listen and Enjoy.

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