Lately, we’ve realized most of us are all currently in a state of overload. Overload of ideas, overload of advice and information and also overload of new music.
That’s not the problem. The problem is in what ideas to act on, what information to read and what new music to listen to.
Introducing Tush Recommends, a list of the feel-good, best out of the overload of new music released within the week. Not too much, just seven tracks we found appealing, some you might have missed out on, but with this list, we hope to introduce you to crispy fresh sounds.
1. Killertunes — Light Up feat. Walshy Fire, Like Mike and Sha Sha
Killertunes recruits one part of Major Lazer, Walshy Fire; Belgian singer, Like Mike and Zimbabwean singer, Sha Sha for this joint.
They all deliver, all dwelling on the experiences of love and romance. The marching drums led beat from Killertunes is a reminder of his prowess at reworking Afrobeats-styled percussion to another dimension.
2. Nissi — Move x2
Spaceship First Lady, Nissi continues to reinvent. This time, her lyrics are submerged in Yoruba lingua as she strongly sings.
Her voice comes across as energetic over the elegant, dotting melodies as she urges us to move from the bad occurrences of life.
The last time he popped on our radar, it was with the liltingly sweet, “Inumidun”.
Kayefi continues that sound exploration he’s treading on. While it’s all dance vibes here, the way Skales weaves in and out of the melodious beat makes the whole song ear-wormy.
4. Ric Hassani – Everything
Off from the “The Prince I Became” album is this pleasant, appealing cut which is the opener “Everything”.
With his gentle voice, Ric Hassani is serenading our lover with sweet words, drawing them into a dreamscape where everything is perfect.
5. Falana – Joy
Falana has always come across as a true storyteller, sometimes going as far as sprinkling her own experiences into her songs.
On Joy, she sings with a defiant tone urging us to “keep it moving” despite the ugly experiences life presents to us. She’s like a cheerleader who keeps on cheering even when the team is down by five goals.
6. Mola Killz & MOJO – Oloun
This is some energetic vibes and both Mola Killz and Mojo bring in their unconcerned, confident selves onto this song.
The production is some 2010’s US hip hop style and they litter the song with some lambas and self help advice from the streets.
7. Jamopyper – Better Better
The Amapiano tunes won’t stop trooping in with us three months into the new year already.
Here, Jamopyper conceives a new style for it, thriving on its softness to detail his feelings for his lover.
This article was written by Olabode Otolorin; connect on Instagram with him here