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May 29, 2020

Yemi Alade — “Boyz” Last year, Yemi Alade dropped the cohesive and far-reaching Woman of Steel — easily her strongest body of work to date. Now, she’s back with her first single of the year, “Boyz”. On the deliriously catchy track, Yemi Alade gleefully sings about the kind of men she likes. This is the […]

May 27, 2020

DJ Spinall — “Pressure” ft. Dice Ailes Many Nigerian DJs try, but few are able to orchestrate a banger quite like DJ Spinall. For his latest effort, the Dice Ailes-assisted “Pressure”, he proves that he still remains undefeated. That being said, “Pressure” is Dice Ailes’ show through and through. The criminally underrated star shines on […]

May 21, 2020

Mr Eazi — “Bedroom Bully” In 2018, Mr Eazi dropped Lagos To London, a stellar body of work that solidified his place as one of Nigeria’s most gifted stars. Two years later and that mixtape is still the gift that keeps on giving. On the project’s Broda Shaggi-assisted skit, “In Molue To London”, there was […]

May 19, 2020

Tems — “These Days” 2019 blessed us with many impressive breakout stars, and thanks to her anthemic hit, “Try Me”, Tems stood out as one of the more exciting and unique discoveries. Now, following a few standout international and local features, Tems is finally here with her first single of 2020, “These Days”, which she […]

May 18, 2020

Lady Donli — “Wonda Wonda” ft. DarkoVibes Last year, Lady Donli dropped Enjoy Your Life — one of the most accomplished Nigerian debuts of the past decade — and now she’s back with her first single of 2020, “Wonda Wonda”. On the impressive track, Lady Donli’s hypnotic voice glides effortlessly over Kuvie’s exceptional production work. […]

May 12, 2020

E Kelly — “Oreke” ft. Joeboy After many years of solid work, E Kelly, the gifted producer who’s collaborated with the likes of Wizkid, Major Lazer and Mr Eazi, has finally dropped his debut project, No Secrets. The 5-track EP includes strong assists from performers like Mr Eazi, Minz and King Perryy, but it’s the […]

May 11, 2020

Tomi Agape — “London” Tomi Agape is a frustratingly underrated star and every new release proves just how gifted she is. Now, after opening the year with the stunning “This Way”, she’s back with the even better “London”. Exceptionally produced by Juls — the British-Nigerian beatsmith who’s worked with the likes of Mr Eazi and […]

May 8, 2020

WurlD — “Wayo (Kpe Le Wu)” WurlD has been keeping fans fed this year with back-to-back gems. Barely a week after dropping the haunting “Ghost Town”, the exceptional singer is already back with a new single, “Wayo (Kpe Le Wu)” Stunningly produced by Kel P — the genius behind most of Burna Boy’s Grammy-nominated African […]

May 7, 2020

Joey B — “Over You” ft. Odunsi & Santi Ghanaian rapper, Joey B is already a towering star, and with his latest project, Lava Feels — he says it’s not an EP nor an album, but a “collection of songs” — he manages to add new layers to his artistry. The project features memorable assists […]

April 23, 2020

Khalid — “Know Your Worth (Remix)” ft. Davido & Tems A few months ago, Khalid teamed up with Disclosure for “Know Your Worth” — their second collaboration following their Grammy-nominated hit, “Talk”. Now, they’ve enlisted Davido and Tems for an unexpected remix. On the electro-r&b original, Khalid sings about a woman stuck in a shitty […]

April 20, 2020

Sarkodie — “Overload 2” ft. Oxlade Even if he wasn’t one of the most talented artists out of Africa, Sarkodie would still have a special place in the hearts of Nigerians, thanks to just how frequently he collaborates with our biggest and best stars. For his latest in a long line of memorable team-ups, the […]

April 17, 2020

Dremo — “Mabel” ft. Davido Dremo, DMW’s most underrated star, just came through with his second project under the label, Codename, Vol. 2, and it’s a great reminder of just how talented and versatile he really is. There are a bunch of impressive tracks on the project, all showing off his skills as a rapper […]

April 16, 2020

Buju — “L’enu (Remix)” ft. Burna Boy Thanks to the power of social media, Buju was able to get Zlatan to hop on his fantastic single, “Spiritual”, turning it into one of the very best songs of 2019. Now, he’s pulled it off again on an even grander scale. Towards the end of last year, […]

April 15, 2020

Teni & DJ Neptune — “Isolate” Last week, Teni teamed up with DJ Neptune to deliver a solid 4-track project, The Quarantine Playlist. While every song is impressive in its own right, the clear standout is the immensely sexy “Isolate”. Previously teased on social media, the studio version is even more infectious than we could […]

April 9, 2020

GoodGirl LA — “Jeje” With her impressive debut EP, LA Confidential, GoodGirl LA announced herself as a rising star to watch. Now, she’s back with another unsurprisingly solid release, “Jeje”. On the solidly produced single, GoodGirl LA sings about fighting for what she wants in her career and love life, regardless of the people that […]

April 8, 2020

Peruzzi — “Reason” ft. Not3s Two months after dropping “Gunshot”, one of the most infectious afropop songs of 2020 so far, DMW star, Peruzzi is already back with even more music: He just released a 3-track EP, 3. All three songs on the project are catchy and expectedly well-written, but the strongest track has to […]

April 7, 2020

GuiltyBeatz — “Uthando” ft. Nonso Amadi GuiltyBeatz, the acclaimed Ghanaian producer who’s worked with Beyoncé, Mr Eazi and more, just dropped his debut project, Different — an expectedly impressive 6-track EP. The project, which features solid appearances from Joeboy, Falz and Mr Eazi, is engrossing at every turn, but the track that stands out the […]

April 6, 2020

Tekno — “Kata” Last year, after a few forgettable tracks, Tekno finally landed his first truly great banger in a while, “Skeletun”. Well, the afropop star seems to have done it again with his first single of 2020, “Kata”. Brilliantly produced by Phantom — the same beatsmith behind “Skeletun” — “Kata” is an infectious track […]

April 3, 2020

Odunsi — “Decided” ft. Tems Every song Odunsi (The Engine) has released since his career-defining debut, rare. has been undeniably solid. His latest effort, the Tems-assisted “Decided” is no different. On the honest and deeply moving track, Odunsi sings about his non-existent relationship with his father and how that affected him in ways he never […]

April 2, 2020

For years, the talented producer, BankyOnDBeatz has been bringing out the absolute best in all the stars he’s worked with — an impressive list that includes Niniola, Lady Donli, Tomi Thomas and more. Now, he’s teamed up with frequent collaborator, Muyiwa for a brand new project, Hard Guy — a 6-track EP that thoughtfully documents […]

April 1, 2020

Brymo — “Strippers + White Lines” Brymo, one of Nigeria’s most acclaimed singer-songwriters, just released his seventh studio album, Yellow, and “Strippers + White Lines” is its astounding lead single. On the Mikkyme Joses-produced track, Brymo sings about his struggles with depression, his unhealthy coping mechanisms and fighting to find the light amidst all the […]

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