Dancing requires high energy, and that is what the afrobeat releases this week brought to the table. Take Kizz Daniel’s new song, Cough (Odo) for example. On first listen, it definitely has the potential to have listeners up on their feet practising their leg work skills. Can this replicate the success of Buga? We shall see.
Another groovy song released this week is See Me, which serves as the return of Small Doctor to the music industry. The song, which features Mr. Eazi, definitely has banger potential and is just in time for when festive party playlists will be curated. Consequently, we’ve compiled the top five trending new hits released this week to kick-start your weekend groove.
Check out the top 5 trending new Afrobeat songs released this week…
#1. Kizz Daniel – Cough (Odo)
Serial hitmaker, Kizz Daniel, is out with a new song titled Cough (Odo). This new release is a high-energy groovy song that is irresistible like previous songs by the crooner. With the release of Buga, which features Tekno, Kizz Daniel has been working hard to maintain the high caliber of his music after pioneering new territory with his Barnabas EP. With Cough, he continues his streak of no-bad songs.
#2. Johnny Drille – How Are You (My Friend)
Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer Johnny Drille delivers this moving song titled How Are You (My Friend). This is his first official single for the year 2022, which comes with beautiful lyrics, carefully written and recorded to strike emotions in listeners. Produced by Don Jazzy, How Are You (My Friend) is a song of hope and assurance released to encourage and motivate that unmotivated, sad, and depressed friend.
#3. Camidoh ft. Magixx – Slow
Fast-rising Ghanaian artist, Camidoh, has teamed up with rising Nigerian artist and Mavin Records signee, Magixx, to give us a banging tune titled Slow. The mid-tempo Nektunez-produced song sees both talented singers lay romantic verses over drums and keyboard sounds. This song is definitely bound to have you dancing on the first listen.
#4. Small Doctor ft. Mr. Eazi – See Me
Small Doctor is back after a short break away from music with a new song titled See Me. On this banging street-hop song, he enlists the help of EmPawa music boss, Mr. Eazi whose verse on the song shocked listeners as he delivered in street lingo and Yoruba. On the Krizbeats-produced song, both artists hail themselves as they sing about how they’re untouchable.
#5. Spinall ft. Reekado Banks, Phyno and Ntosh Gazi – Top Mama
DJ Spinall is back with another song titled Top Mama. This astounding single features heavyweight Nigerian singer-songwriter, Reekado Banks, Phyno, a talented indigenous rapper and Penthauze Music CEO; and Ntosh Gazi, a South African music artist. This song is a perfect example of what a cohesive collaboration should sound like as all the artists showcased their vocal abilities, allowing each other to flow well without anyone overpowering the other.
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