Songs of the Week
Where Dem Dey – Laime ft ODUMODUBLVCK
Laime and Odumodublvck conveyed a vivid story about loyalty, indulgence, betrayal, and revenge, while maintaining the allure of relatability to anyone who comes from hardships and the streets of Nigeria with the use of certain nuances and phrases.
Omo Ologo EP – Zlatan Ibile
“Omo Ologo” includes a range of memorable tracks, beginning with the title track. The project also includes collaborations such as “Let There Be Light” featuring Seyi Vibez, “Astalavista” featuring Young Jonn, and “Oganigwe” featuring Odumodublvck and Jeriq. Zlatan performs lilting, mesmerising melodies and exciting, upbeat hits without missing a beat.
Line of Fire – BOJ ft Ayra Starr
Alte music pioneer BOJ returns with this soft and sweet music featuring Ayra Starr titled “Line of Fire“. This is a follow-up to his previous jam “2 Bad” released a while ago.
“Line of Fire” is a beautiful love song dedicated to all the genuine lovers out there. Ayra Starr has been killing her collaborations of late and this one was not exception.
Flatline – Kinfxlk ft Tomi Obanure & KVV
The latest drill anthem by Tomi Obanure and KVV, two of the most electrifying talents in the game, come together with their unstoppable collective Kinfxlk to deliver a track that’s pure fire. With hard-hitting beats and razor-sharp lyrics, “Flatline” is a gritty and unapologetic record. Tomi Obanure’s impeccable flow and KVV’s raw energy complement each other perfectly, creating a chemistry that’s impossible to ignore. The collective force of Kinfxlk takes this track to the next level, bringing their unique style and undeniable talent to the forefront. “Flatline” is the ultimate drill masterpiece.
Chances – JAY10!
JAY10! explores themes of grief and loneliness on his new single ‘Chances’. After losing two family members in 2022, Jay draws on inspiration from XXXTentacion and JuiceWrld on this anthem for the lost boys.
Realise/Liquor – Misterkay
Misterkay Has recently put out a dual pack single and “On the first track, ‘Realize’, listeners are almost immediately welcomed into a slow and groovy rendition of Afrobeats that screams ‘grown and sexy’. It’s almost easy to miss the lyrics with how alluring the instrumental and his vocals are. For 3 minutes, MisterKay rides the beat with ease, speaking on his truths; the daily grind, and keeping it 100 in his business, friendships, and relationships.
Aquafina – YoungJonn
YoungJonn, one of Africa’s top Afro-pop talents, has released a new tune titled “Aquafina“. This is a feel good song in which he fuses his inner Amapiano skill with sensuous lyrics about the desperate yearning love and attention in a one-sided relationship.
Rave and Roses Ultra
With the release of his debut Album, Rave and Roses in 2022, followed by a 14 cities sold out tour of the United States and a collaboration with Selena Gomez on his global hit, Calm Down, Rema’s music continues its stranglehold on streaming charts, and the singer’s push for global stardom is stronger than it’s ever been with Rave and Roses Ultra.
Pretty Inside – Jaywillz
The Nigerian Afro-fusion vocal singer, Jaywillz has unleashed his long-awaited studio extended playlist tagged, Pretty Inside. The project which he disclosed in the year 2023, spans six entrancing euphonies with no guest appearance, displaying his undeniable talent and impeccable songwriting to the general public.