Another week another roll out of new African songs to flex to throughout the weekend and the upcoming week. Just like the first half of 2020, the second half is seeing a steady roll out of amazing African songs by talented artists––emerging and A-list alike––across Africa.
This week, the internationally acclaimed queen of African pop, Tiwa Savage finally released her highly anticipated first single, Dangerous Love, off her upcoming album Celia. Ghanaian-British singer-songwriter, Amaarae also blessed us with a new vibe to add to our relaxation playlist.
We’ve made a compilation of five amazing new songs for you to vibe to as we continue to navigate the new normal, in anticipation of brighter days ahead.
Here are 5 of the hottest African songs released this week…
1. Tiwa Savage – Dangerous Love
Universal Music Group musical artist, Tiwa Savage has released her first official single in 2020.The mid-tempo song serves as the lead single of her soon to be released album titled Celia. The Universal Music Group signee has been working in the studio for months, setting up a Songwriting Camp in LA earlier this year, with a perfectly curated album roll-out halted the Coronavirus pandemic. As we enter into the 2nd half of 2020, it looks like Tiwa and her team have picked up right we’re they halted.
2. Amaarae – Leave me alone
Ghanaian-British singer, Amaarae has released her new single titled Leave me alone. Leave Me Alone‘s dancehall themed sound is pure West African vibes, packed with lush and overarching guitar licks that draw inspiration from the highlife and Afrobeat tradition. The song’s lyrics point to learning how to protect one’s peace irrespective of underlying circumstances.
3. Ladipoe and Teni – Lemme Know (Remix)
Mavin Records rapper, Ladipoe enlists the talent of Dr Dolor Entertainment super star singer, Teni on the remix of his record, Lemme Know. The Ozedikus produced remix, comes shortly after he dropped the official music video of his hit track, Know You which features Duduke crooner Simi.
4. Okyeame Kwame ft Naomi and Oko – Kpa
After a hiatus of about a year, veteran Ghanaian rapper, Okyeame Kwame, is out with the fourth single off the iconic Made in Ghana album which he titled it Kpa. Okyeame Kwame featured Naomi and Oko of the Wulomei Band.
5. Tellaman ft Alpha P – Cross my heart (remix)
South African singer, songwriter and record producer, Thelumusa Samuel Owen, better known by his stage name Tellaman just released the remix to his hit song, Cross My Heart and it features Nigerian Afro-Pop sensation Alpha P. The original version of Cross my heart comes off his God Decides album which he released in 2019.
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