Playlist : 10 Songs You Need To Hear This Week (Week 135)

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).

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‘L.I.T.A’ (Love Is The Answer), the debut album by Ghanaian musician Camidoh, has finally arrived. The album’s 15 songs highlight the musical variety and inventiveness of Camidoh. Previously released singles including “Dance With You,” “Kaba,” and “Sugarcane,” as well as remixes of other well-known tracks, are all included.

Stonebwoy, Amaarae, Kwesi ArthurMayorkunKing Promise, Darkoo, Eugy, M.anifest and Magixx are among the other artists featured on the album.

‘L.I.T.A.’ describes Camidoh’s dedication and enthusiasm for his work. It is a compilation of songs that will definitely resonate with listeners, making a lasting impression and establishing him as a musical force to be reckoned with.

Coming hard on the reels of their recent release ‘Amapiano,’ YBNL top dog Olamide and Asake, his signee reunite for the monster track “New Religion.” The song, produced by Bbanks and Magicsticks, exemplifies the YBNL musicians’ seamless collaboration.

It serves as a preview of Olamide’s highly anticipated 10th studio album, cementing YBNL’s industry domination. Jyde Ajala’s accompanying music video conveys the aura of grandeur and luxury in a visually beautiful display. “New Religion” is Olamide’s second single of 2023, showcasing his versatility and increasing excitement for his impending album.

Highly revered  Nigerian singer and songwriter Burna Boy continues his reign as a music powerhouse with the release of his latest single, “SITTIN’ ON TOP OF THE WORLD.”

Fresh off the success of his Love Damini stadium tour, where he made history by selling out the massive La Defense arena in Paris, Burna Boy proves his unrivaled status in the industry.

Following the critically acclaimed album “Love, Damini,” the track further solidifies his position as the African Giant. Burna Boy’s engaging songs and thrilling shows continue to fascinate audiences across the world, and he will soon perform at the London Stadium.

Production credit to Skread.

Ghanaian Afrofusion Artiste, Darkua has released her new single ECHO which marks her debut
single for 2023. The new single is produced by the talented Ghanaian producer Viqtorioz who
also produced Darkua’s debut single “Amalelor”.

Darkua takes listeners on a voyage of sexual self-discovery while enticing them to take control
with her sultry voice. With the seamless fusion of Afrobeats and R&B, Darkua solidifies her
identity as a musician who transcends genres.

Being a Ghanaian/Nigerian-born musician, the blend of these two cultures has given her the
opportunity to be influenced by A.B Crenstil, E.T Mensah, Lagbaja, K.K Fosu, and Weird MC.

Renowned British-Ghanaian music producer, Jae5, collaborates with Nigerian vocalist Lojay and Cameroonian emerging talent Libianca on the track ‘I Wish.’ Jae5, who is known for bringing together extraordinary talents, presents a lively and fascinating tune.

The flawless combination of Lojay and Libianca’s voices in ‘I Wish’ creates a captivating musical experience. The single exemplifies Jae5’s ability to curate one-of-a-kind collaborations that create an indelible impression on listeners.

Nigerian artist Seyi Vibez delights his fans with the release of two captivating singles, “Hat-Trick” and “Amdallah,” following the announcement of his first headline show at the O2 Academy in Brixton. Seyi Vibez has been making waves in the Nigerian music scene with his highly acclaimed album “Billion Dollar Baby 2.0” and EP “Memory Card,” along with his contribution to BNXN’s hit single “Gwagwalada.”

Seyi Vibez continues to exhibit his artistic prowess and unique flair with “Hat-Trick,” which is backed by a visually gorgeous music video directed by TG Omori, establishing his status as a rising star in the business. These new singles are the much-awaited sequel to his smash “Memory Card” EP.

Ghanaian music entity Boomski Radio has launched a new song sure to please music fans. DarkovibesShatta Wale, and Efya are among the artists on the single. The song, produced by the amazing Beatz Vampire, has a feel-good feeling that will elevate listeners.

The single promises to be a remarkable collaboration thanks to the abilities of Darkovibes, Shatta Wale, and Efya. Boomski Radio’s commitment to presenting quality music and bringing together top-tier musicians for an entertaining musical experience is unwavering.

Breakout Nigerian singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Pheelz returns with the soaring floor-filler “YOLO.”

An infectious Afrobeats anthem with a powerful message, the global hitmaker’s latest is emblematic of why his music is so captivating: good vibes. “YOLO” comes on the heels of Pheelz‘s acclaimed 2023 EP, Pheelz Good, and is accompanied by a suitably upbeat video.

“I’m chillin’ with the vibe, let me go go go,” the 28-year-old croons over a sea of percussion and choral backup. That leads up to the uplifting chorus: “We only got one life, I believe in YOLO.”  Pheelz’s silky smooth vocals effortlessly rides the hip-swinging rhythms, resulting in yet another banger with universal appeal. The song’s feel-good quality is reflected in the video, which finds Pheelz enjoying the simple pleasures of life — bus rides, blowup pools, and nighttime drives — with his friends.

Pheelz Good has already amassed more than 100 million combined streams. The 8-song set boasts features from Davido (“Electricity“) and BNXN (“Finesse“) and deftly blends Afrobeats bangers with songs rooted in melodic R&B — all of which showcase the rising star’s dazzling versatility and blinding future.

Pheelz was recently named “Artist To Watch” in 2023 by Pandora and Amazon music. After “Finesse” established Pheelz as an international star on the rise in 2022, he built on the momentum with a dazzling set at Essence Fest’s Afrobeats After Dark party in New Orleans and made his US television debut with a performance on NBC’s Late Show with Seth Meyers. Watch it HEREPheelz was also the first Afrobeats Artist to Perform at the BET Awards Pre-Show, where he earned a 2022 nomination for Best New International Act.

Genna, an electrifying force in the world of music, is capturing the attention of fans and industry insiders alike with his remarkable talent and unique dancehall style. The rising star has released the highly anticipated single, titled “Adomaa,” a captivating romantic anthem that promises to leave listeners spellbound.

Genna’s infectious beats and soulful lyrics have already created ripples in the music industry. With “Adomaa,” they continue to push boundaries, combining elements of dancehall, reggae, and afrobeats to create a sound that is both refreshing and irresistible. The track showcases Genna’s versatility as an artist, highlighting his ability to craft catchy melodies and heartfelt storytelling.

Listeners can expect “Adomaa” to be a testament to Genna’s artistic growth and dedication to their craft. The single delves into the depths of love.

Nigerian artist CKay releases “Nwayi,” a soulful single celebrating feminine beauty. Co-produced by BMH and CKay, the track showcases his heartfelt lyrics and velvety vocals, leaving a lasting impression. As CKay’s second single of the year, “Nwayi” builds anticipation for his forthcoming project, highlighting his artistry.

There you have it, these are the 10 Best Songs You Need To Hear This Week.

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