A great way to start off any week is always with good music. There are tons of new releases every week and it can be difficult to keep up. With these weekly articles, we will be sharing our top picks of the best new releases from the week.
Afrobeats the Genre, a branch of the Amplify Africa family, compiles a list of our favorite new releases every week and keeps a regularly updated playlist across different platforms. You can access the playlist here.
Here are our favorite new releases from over the last week.
Jaido P ft Olamide – Survive
Upcoming artist Jaido P gifts us his second collaboration with Olamide following their first drop, ‘Tesinapot’, last year. ‘Survive’ is the first release from Jaido P’s upcoming EP ‘Shopla’, which is expected to drop later this year.
Reminisce ft Olamide – Omo x100
When two of the biggest rappers in Nigeria over the last few years get on a track you know it’s going to be something special. Reminisce and Olamide together on a track is something we don’t hear too often but whenever we do, it’s a banger!
DJ Tarico & Burna Boy – Yaba Buluku remix
After weeks of teasing and hype, Mozambique’s Yaba Buluku boys team up with Nigerian Grammy winner, Burna Boy. This song is one for the charts.
ShowDemCamp ft Tomi Thomas – Rise of the Underdogs 2
ShowDemCamp have been doing a lot of work for the culture. Throughout their careers, they have dropped projects that have quietly shaped the underground or, as some may call it, the ‘Alté’ scene in Nigeria. Rise of the Underdogs 2 is the first release from ShowDemCamp’s forthcoming project, ‘the Algorhythm Tape’.
Rexxie ft Davido – All
Grammy award-winning producer, Rexxie, has been teasing new music all year. He’s been working on his debut album for a while and we finally get a first off his new project. A banger with one of the biggest Nigerian artists of our time, Davido.
R2Bees ft King Promise & JoeBoy – Fine Whine
Legendary Ghanian duo, R2Bees are back with their first release of 2021! They tap up Ghanian hotboy King Promise and Upcoming Nigerian artist Joeboy. Whenever Ghanaians and Nigerians work together, we often get hits.
YKB – Oshofree
Upcoming artist, YKB, voices the concerns of many other artists in the industry. He wants to be compensated with money and not exposure. He has a special way with words and he got help from his friend and fellow artist s3nami, who hopped on the song with dreamy vocals.
Lil Kesh ft Naira Marley – Korope
Lil Kesh is back with a jam for the streets. We haven’t heard much from Lil Kesh recently but this collaboration with Naira Marley will be his first release of 2021, and his first release since his 2020 EP, Ectasy.
Kidi – Golden Boy
Upcoming Ghanian artist, Kidi, is on a path to stardom. His debut project made waves all around Ghana, and with his latest release ‘Golden Boy’ he aims to cement himself in the Ghanian music Industry. He delivers a blend of R&B, reggae, and afrobeats in this 14-track project that just gives you that good vibes feeling.
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