The year is moving at a pace that most musicians cannot keep up with. Some of them have dropped one or more bangers while others are still missing from our library of melodies. To keep you updated, here are the tunes you should be listen to this week:
I don’t care – Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran
Justin and Ed teamed on the cheeky, tepid dancehall inspired joint to exploit all the vocal myriads of a pop song. The duo sings about the fear of loneliness and they owned it to the last second of the melody.
Stay (Don’t go away) – David Guetta featuring Raye
A friendship started between neighbours in a hotel have turned out to be a potential radio smash. Hear Raye’s timid vocals burst through the kicks and percussions of David Guetta’s production now.
Causing trouble – DJ Tunez featuring Oxlade
Oxlade’s flawless performance on the DJ Tunez melody is worthy of a place on this playlist. The lively instrumentals combined all elements of Afropop and afro beats to create a masterpiece.
In a fix – Ice Prince featuring Mr Eazi
This mid-tempo approach of Ice Prince on this record is elaborative to suit Mr Eazi’s style of switching between keys on hooks, even on his songs. This is the tune you can relax with on a stressful day. What are you waiting for?
Ladies night – CDQ
CDQ is back to creating danceable records while rapping conveniently in Yoruba. This could be another street anthem in the process.
If I can’t have you – Shawn Mendes
The Toronto native’s love songs have placed on a paradigm shift with Justin Bieber. On this record, Shawn sings effortlessly on a double-note production that reflects his class.
Bullet from a gun – Skepta
Rhythm, delivery, class defined Skepta’s grime tune and the british-Nigerian Emcee was on his best as usual
Falling like the stars – James Arthur
Magnificent, heartfelt, enthralling are the words to qualify James new love ballad. Built on strings and light drums, this tune revolted against James past releases. This is revolutionary from him!
100 Bands – Mustard featuring Quavo and 21 Savage
Quavo was exceptional on the hook, 21 drops some OG bars. A relatable hook is the best about this infectious tune.
Crave – Madonna and Swae LeeSwae Lee pulled a ‘sunflower’ performance on the track with a legend. The bridge and instrumentals will make you ‘crave’ for more of Madonna.
This article was written by Alex Ndace; he tweets via @AlexNdace