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Asake Makes A Resounding Statement On ‘Work Of Art’ + More Trending New Afrobeats Songs

Asake Makes A Resounding Statement On ‘Work Of Art’ + More Trending New Afrobeats Songs


Afrobeat artistes have been taking us on an intriguing musical journey this year as they fearlessly explore diverse sub-genres and soundscapes, blending elements of Afrobeats, R&B, pop, and alternative genres. Due to their impressive talent and musical knowledge, they’ve taken listeners through distinctive sonic experiences. The releases this week are no different as on first listen, they transport you to a land of undeniable musical bliss. After a globally successful 2022, Asake is back to dominate again with his sophomore album titled Work of Art. The highly anticipated album houses tracks like Basquiat, Sunshine, Lonely At The Top, and more — all expertly crafted compositions that evoke a myriad of emotions and elicit a profound connection with his audience.

Nigerian pop sensation, Omah Lay also blessed fans with the deluxe version of his globally acclaimed album Boy Alone. The album receives a fresh boost, featuring an impressive addition of six new tracks that seamlessly integrate with the original masterpiece. As it’s our custom to curate a bop-worthy weekly list of the top five trending new Afrobeats songs for you to expand your playlist, here is our upbeat selection for this week.

Check out the top 5 trending new Afrobeats songs released this week…

#1. Asake – Basquiat

Nigerian music sensation Asake has made a resounding statement with the release of his highly anticipated sophomore album titled Work of Art. Building upon his remarkable success in 2022, Asake continues to ascend in both momentum and trajectory. Work of Art is a sprawling collection of auditory splendor, encompassing a total of fourteen tracks that exhibit the breadth and depth of Asake’s sonic ingenuity.

This sonic tapestry artfully interweaves previously released singles like Yoga, 2:30, and Amapiano, and new releases like Basquiat. Within this musical odyssey, Asake traverses the vast expanse of artistic expression, exhibiting his remarkable prowess as he shines predominantly in a solo capacity, with the exception of the esteemed presence of Olamide.

#2. Omah Lay – Reason

Nigerian music sensation, Omah Lay has just dropped the highly anticipated deluxe edition of his phenomenal debut album, Boy Alone. Originally hailed as the album of the year upon its release last year, the expanded version serves as an unequivocal testament to Omah Lay’s transcendent artistry, positioning him firmly amongst the pantheon of exceptionally gifted talents emanating from the African music scene.

From the soulful Reason to the irresistible Joanna and the electrifying Soso remix featuring Ozuna among others, Omah Lay not only reinforces his standing as a distinguished musical luminary but also solidifies his position as a preeminent creative force within the African music landscape.

#3. CKay ft. Joeboy – Capture My Soul

Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer, CKay has finally released the highly anticipated deluxe edition of his album, Sad Romance. Following the success of his chart-topping collaboration Hallelujah featuring Blaqbonez, CKay remains steadfastly motivated, fueling the flames of creative brilliance as he presents the expanded deluxe edition of Sad Romance.

Originally comprised of eleven enthralling tracks, this new iteration boasts an exciting extension with the inclusion of four captivating additions, including the Joeboy-featured Capture My Soul, the infectious Nneka featuring Tekno, and the alluring Nwayi, amplifying the allure of the album. The deluxe edition of Sad Romance sees CKay demonstrate his unwavering dedication to his craft and his commitment to continuously enchant listeners.

#4. Ladipoe ft. Bella Shmurda – Guy Man

Three-hundred-and-sixy-eight days after the release of the energetic track aptly titled Big Energy, Ladipoe has made a much-awaited comeback, treating his fans to a new musical offering. This time, he brings along the talented Bella Shmurda, enhancing the excitement surrounding his latest single, Guy Man. Serving as his first official release of 2023, Guy Man exhibits Ladipoe’s skills as both an artiste and producer, as he co-produces the song with Reward Beatz.

The collaboration between Ladipoe and Bella Shmurda brings together the best of both worlds, creating a seamless blend of their unique talents that captivates listeners. Ladipoe’s skillful delivery of his clever wordplay and thought-provoking lyrics pairs effortlessly with Bella Shmurda’s sizzling vocals, resulting in a compelling and dynamic musical experience.

#5. Libianca – Jah

Renowned Cameroonian-American singer-songwriter, Libianca has graced the music scene once again with a remarkable new offering, a bouncy new single titled, Jah. On the captivating track, Libianca gracefully navigates the complexities of human relationships, expressing her unwavering trust in God amidst a world that often disappoints. She candidly addresses the lack of reciprocation from a man she admires, declaring her firm reliance on the divine rather than placing her trust in men.

Libianca’s talent shines through Jah, captivating listeners with her melodious vocals, heartfelt lyricism, and infectious energy. By infusing her music with a profound sense of spirituality, she transcends conventional boundaries, creating an auditory experience that resonates deeply with listeners.

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