For your consideration, these are the best tunes you will hear this week out of all the tunes that are on airplay rotation and playlists locally and worldwide. Recently, there has been an introduction of genres that are rapidly entering the mainstream. Far from it, here are the songs you should listen to now:
Amayanabo – Idahams
On the fast instrumentals by Micon, Idahams owned the keys and comprehended the effort and sleekness of a danceable melody. Although, the verses are short but the hook is relatable and that is the beauty of the song.
Phone down – Stefflon Don featuring Lil Baby
Stefflon cross-laterals Pop and rap on the song which Lil Baby impresses on. ‘Phone down’ boasts of a midtempo and unique 80s that made her flow with ease on the verses.
Good thing – Asa
Asa has made soul her ground for years and she sang beautifully with majority of the instrumentals being strings. Asides that, the bass was the lowlight of the song. Asa’s forthcoming album seems promising.
Boda sodiq – Niniola
AfroHouse Queen Niniola is perfect on the quick and danceable beat. She sings in unplaced tones which made it suitable for an AfroHouse record.
I don’t care (refix) – Chronixx and Koffee
Reggae talents, Chronixx and Koffee, did justice to an original song by Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran. The two exchanged the calmest of verses and bridges on the Pop and dancehall melody.
Senorita – Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
The two sang effortlessly in their first ever collaboration. The Latina and Canadian formed a synergy that expedited maximum vibe on the record.
Supernova – Mr Eazi
Rhymes, fluidity and class are the characteristics of the Pop record, Mr Eazi sings in a classy manner while holding the torch of his song.
Laye – LK Kuddy
Laye boasts of a typical and indigenous and Afropop tune with catchy vibes on it.
Heat – Chris Brown featuring Gunna
Of his ‘INDIGO’ album, Chris Brown and Gunna vibe sonorously on the R’n’b inspired track. This is our stand-out track from that project.
2stoopid – Timaya
Timaya breaks down dancehall in its simplest bits and a potential hit is the result of bass, synths and 80s filled with his scattered vocals in all keys possible.
This article was written by Alex Ndace; he tweets via @AlexNdace