It’s yet another new music Friday and here’s what’s poppin off the streets as of today and packaged in Hot Off The Press. “HOTP” is available on Apple Music, Spotify and Audiomack here. Don’t miss out on the Hot Off The Press, the playlist show on 9Radio uk on Friday at 3pm – 5pm GMT hosted by Bridget and Saturday on Afrosurge Radio at 2pm – 3pm GMT hosted by Norma.
Our team is working day and night to keep you updated on new music from this week. Check back till Sunday as we’re working to keep you updated.
Br3nya – Homecoming
In honor of Ghana’s independence, Ghanaian-British singer Br3nya delivers a stylish freestyle on a George Woosh production. Fusing the beat and lyrics of Ofori Amponsah’s hit song “Otoolege”, Br3nya flexes her lyrical prowess and rap skills, proving to listeners the range of her versatility.
Agyakomah is out with a new song to remind people of who she is. Describing herself as a queen, strong, bold and powerful, she tells listeners what to expect from her and more about her in the song titled “Who is she”.
ABTXO wants nothing but respect, in her song titled “Talk to me nice”, she sings about giving someone their attention and expecting them to talk to her like a prize and treat her nice and right, and we couldn’t agree less. “Talk to me nice” is available on all streaming platforms via the link below.
Dede Speaks takes us through a journey of love, life, hope, uncertainty and identity in a 6-track EP titled “Tribal Marks”. She tells us a story in three different genres; rap, pop and Afrobeats. Stream Tribal Marks on all streaming platforms via the link below.
“I Know” is off Karun’s upcoming EP, Catch A Vibe, set to be released on the 21st of March. The love-themed song gives lovers assurance as Karun is seen singing about being available for her lover whenever he needs her.
Skillz8Figure’s “After Dark” EP fuses Afrobeat, Afropop and African sounds. The EP showcases the musical versatility of Skillz 8Figure, taking influences from his Ghanaian and Sierra Leonean roots and blending them with afrobeats and highlife creating a breezy genre he describes as “coastal music”. Featured artists on the EP are, PsychoYp, Twitch4EVA, Oxlade and Enam.
Kwaku BS and Hama flex their hip-hop/rap prowess on a drill production by Nxwrth, the song titled “Kazan” sounds like a war without weapons type of anthem. An energetic but feel good song that’s gonna have you bumping your head or stomping your feet or maybe both.
The kind of love that feels good to the soul, comes with no stress and the kind that has you sleeping on the phone, that’s the type of love Zenesoul yearns for. On her new song, “That Love”, Zenesoul sings about the type of love she wants; the best and nothing less.
O’Kenneth recruits frequent collaborator Reggie and City Boy on a new hip-hop/rap song titled “Agyeiwaa”. The song talks about a girl called Agyeiwaa; beautiful, down to earth, rich and simply low key. In 3 minutes 32 seconds, Kenneth, Reggie and City Boy take turns to describe Agyeiwaa and exactly what they like about her.
In Ghana ‘Banku’ is supposed to be traditional food but in the social media space it’s slang for things that are fake and not legit. Tafo Arabi and Yaa Pono talk about instances where people have been fake or displayed a fake lifestyle in a song titled “Fu Banku” produced by Moor Sound.
Whenever Bryan puts new music out, he’s either telling a story or continuing a story he left from his last release, that been said, his new song “Problem No Dey Finish” is song about what happens in real life. Everyone has problems, they keep coming but as much as you can hide from them, Bryan advises that you live within your means, stay low key and just enjoy your life; an advice we all need.
Ruger is certainly going to cause a pandemic with his new 5-track EP titled “Pandemic”. According to him, he wants the whole world to be on their feet as they listen to this project and it looks like the world will have to obey looking at the energy and vibes the project comes with.
Marv Otm & PsychoYp featuring Spacely – Holy Grail
Marv Otm & PsychoYp team up on a two-pack single, “Holy Grail”. The hip-hop/rap singles are simply a flex of musical prowess. “Rain Dance Chain Dance” features Marv Otm and PsychoYp and track 2 “Suit and Tie” features the two and Spacely.
Pappy Kojo has finally released his long awaited “Logos II” album. The 15-track album contains back to back good rap songs and feel good songs. With amazing features from Medikal, Kojo Cue, Lil Shaker, Manu Crooks, Sarkodie, Kiddblack, Busiswa, RJZ, Phyno, Hater, Pure Akan, Kofi Kinatta, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Joey B, Kwesi Arthur, Adina Thembi, Magnom and Kelvynboy, Pappy Kojo really set the bar a notch higher and we love to see it.
Essilfie describes how she’s feeling in her new song, “Lost”. She sings about being lost in love and enjoying that feeling. The R&B/Soul song features producer Fortune Dane who lays down a rap-like verse cementing the love effect of the song.
Ice Prince returns with a new song to start 2021, a banger titled “Kolo“. To deliver this song, he teamed up with Oxlade. The love-themed song sees the two artists profess their undying love for their said lovers. “Kolo” which translates to crazy/mad describes how madly in love both artists are with their girl.
Laycon is holding back his feelings as hard as he can, on one hand he seems to be falling in love but cautions people not to fall for him hence the title of the song, “Fall For Me”. The 3-minutes Afrobeats song features YKB.
If you loved the original version of Zlatan’s Lagos Anthem then sit tight as he recruits a whole army on the remix. The remix features Obez, Frescool, Oladips, Kabex and TROD. If you know little or nothing about Lagos, here’s a chance to know it all. Language might be a barrier but jamming to a good song knows no language, so enjoy.
Two Nigerian rap heavyweights team up on this new banger titled “Crown Of Clay”. A wise man once said “they act like two legends can’t co-exist”, it’s certainly possible for two greats to be on a song and that’s exactly what MI and Vector did on crown of clay.
Lyta ft Naira Marley, Zinoleesky, EMO Grae – Are You Sure
If you have ever had uncertainties or ever doubted someone’s love for you then you’re not alone, Lyta feels the same way. He features Naira Marley, Zinoleesky and Emo Grae on an Afrobeat song titled “Are You Sure”. All artists take turns to question if what their partners feel for them is real love or something else.
Last year, Idahams released his debut EP Man Of Fire, the most loved song on the project was “Man Of Fire”. Fast forward to this year, he has featured Falz on the remix of the hit song, a year after, we can promise you, you’ll even love it more. The remix serves as the lead song of the deluxe version of the MOP EP. The message in the song stays the same, drink water and mind your business.
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