Burna Boy is back with a straight-from-the-heart record which he titles 20:10:20. The song is dedicated to the lives lost on the night of October 20, 2020, a tragic event dubbed the Lekki Massacre. Burna Boy 201010.
Elsewhere, Francophone singer Dadju from Ivory Coast surprised fans with his lengthiest album yet. Poison au Antidote is a 41-track album that features artistes from all over Africa. Wizkid and other top artistes across the continent also surprised fans with new projects.
We’ve curated the trendiest songs of the week into the perfect playlist for you to jive to all weekend long and beyond.
Here are 5 of the top trending songs RN…
1. Burna Boy – 20:10:20
Barely one month after the release of his critically acclaimed Real Life video featuring Stormzy, international multiple award-winning superstar and Afro-fusion pioneer, Burna Boy, releases a new song born from a place of profound devastation, 20:10:20. Profound and deeply moving, this song is in a stand-alone category as Burna Boy talks about corruption, godfatherism, and youth unemployment. 20:10:20 is given life in the outro with harrowing audio recorded live from the scene of the attacks. 201010.
2. Wizkid ft Skepta – Longtime
Multiple award-winning Nigerian singer, Wizkid has finally released his much-awaited 14-track album; Made In Lagos. Off this album, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun comes through with yet another Skepta assisted song titled Longtime. After their last collaboration Bad Energy topped charts and stayed on the lips of people for a long time, fans wanted more and the duo delivered. Burna Boy 201020.
3. Dadju ft Tiakola – Dieu merci
Ivorian singer Dadju has teamed up with fellow Ivorian Tiakola to give fans a francophone song titled Dieu merci. Dieu merci is the second single off of Dadju’s recently released 41-track album titled Poison au Antidote which has features from artists like Fally Ipupa, Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy and more.
4. Kida Kudz – In my country
Kida Kudz has lent his voice and talent to the ongoing battle against police brutality in Nigeria. On the new song, In My Country, Kida Kudz shares his bitter experience with Police Brutality in Nigeria and the need for a total reformation. He dedicates this song to all the ones we lost during the protest.
5. R2bees ft Sarkodie – Yawa
Multiple award-winning Ghanaian music group, R2bees (made up of Omar Sterling and Mugeez) return from hiatus with a brand new song titled Yawa. The duo hadn’t dropped music in a while but decided to close 2020 with a banger. They team up with Ghana’s most decorated rapper – Sarkodie on this Kizzi and Afrolectra produced song.
Photo credit: Instagram | Wizkid longtime Skepta New Music 2020. Burna Boy 201020
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