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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ejoya’s compilation album, Class of ’20 Vol. 1 is a stunning celebration of some of the most talented up-and-comers working today, with particularly great work from stars like Buju, D-Truce and Mojo. While pretty much every song on the project excels to some degree, the standout track has to be the devilishly sultry “Kryptonite”, helmed […]

BOJ — “Assignment” BOJ has a reputation for being one of the most impressive featured acts in the game, consistently stealing the show with his inimitable voice and impossible-to-forget hooks. That being said, he doesn’t get nearly enough credit for what he’s able to accomplish on a solo track. Thankfully, he’s here to remind us […]

DMW — “Mafa Mafa” ft. Davido, The Flowolf, Peruzzi & Dremo At least once a year, Davido’s star-making label, DMW assembles a bunch of its strongest players to deliver a definitive banger. For 2020, that track is the Nakademus-produced “Mafa Mafa”. On party-starter, which sounds like it could be a Naira Marley hit, everyone involved […]

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