One of Africa’s biggest musical star, Davido, released his new album – “A Better Time” – last Thursday, November 12th. Prior to its release, he promised that it would be more diverse as it relates to both style and sound.
The Nigerian singer honored his word by delivering a record loaded with features by international performers such as Nas, Tiwa Savage, Hit Boy and a host of others. Click here to stream and download this project from your preferred music platform.
Over the summer Ontario based music label, Explorer Records, joined forces with Seychelles’ production company, Dareal Thing Rechordz, to release the Elektra Riddim.
The project, which sounds like modern dancehall mixed in with afrobeat, has six tracks done by artists based in Jamaica, Canada and Seychelles. It features new music from established Jamaican dancehall star Elephant Man, popular Canadian sing-jay Blessed, as well as some of Seychelles’ trending artists: Elijah, Jakim, Maria D and Mercenary.
One of the breakout songs from the Elektra Riddim is “Joahnah,” performed by Elijah and Jakim. An official video was done for this track and shared around the same time the full compilation was released.
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As the world celebrated Africa Day, one of the continent’s biggest music stars WANDE COAL shared visuals for his smash hit single, “Again.” The video was shot by Nigerian director Adasa Cookey in Lagos just days before Africa’s most populous city shut down for quarantine.
“Again” has been one of 2020’s most streamed afropop tracks, remaining inside the Top 10 of Apple Music’s Nigeria chart every day since February, when it had its world premiere with Ebro on Beats 1. The romantic and atmospheric tune, produced by Melvitto and Screwface, is the third single from Wande’s upcoming REALMS EP, following “Vex” and “Ode Lo Like.”
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Tekno, one of Africa’s biggest pop artist, has just shared his latest single called “Sudden.” On the record he brings to light some of the inconsistencies on display by world leaders in light of COVID-19.
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Ineffable and Duke Concept Entertainment will host Davido with Mick Jenkins at The Midway (900 Marin Street) in San Francisco, California on Thursday, March 5th. This is an 18 and older event that is set to start at 7:00 PM local time.
Nigerian hitmaker Wande Coal yesterday shares his latest single, “Again,” a heartfelt and indelibly catchy afropop ballad which premiered with Ebro Darden during the influential radio taste maker’s program on Beats1.
Also new this week is the video for Coal’s recent collaboration with afrowave kingpin Afro B and producers Team Salut, a remix of Afro B’s Afrowave 3 single “Amina,” shot on location in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Afropop recording artist Mr. Eazi has just shared his first single in 2020, “Kpalanga,” along with the official video, which is now on his YouTube channel.
“Kpalanga,” which translates to “go crazy,” finds Mr. Eazi capturing the ebbs and flows of a powerful but strained love affair over producer Killertunes’ multi-layered, afro-trap beat. The track, which is dedicated to servicemen and women around the world, was inspired by the real-life love between Eazi’s military father and civilian mother.
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