Including Kojey Radical’s first single of the year, Darkie Fiction, Vybz Kartel and Teejay for a crazy dancehall, Joeboy music video directed by TG Omori and more in this week’s selection.
Kojey Radical – Proud of You
Kojey Radical shares today his first single of the year, “Proud Of You”. It follows 2019 Cashmere Tears album. “With all the chaos going on I felt like this song is a perfect way to help remind people to consider what makes you proud of you.” says the artist about the song
Robin Thirdfloor ft ASAP Shembe, Laliboi – Gibela remix
Durban rapper, Robin Thirdfloor is back with the remix for his 2019 single, “Gibela”. It features artists ASAP Shembe and Eastern Cape rapper Laliboi. Last year Laliboi released his debut album, Siyangaphi, a refreshingly honest, pure and earnest addition to the African storytelling tradition.
Joeboy – Call
The rising Nigerian artist Joeboy is back in force with brand new video, directed by TG Omori, who directed latest Burna Boy video for “Odogwu”.“Call,” produced by Dëra, introduces a darker, more urgent edge to Joeboy’s sound, while the TG Omori-directed video further positions Joeboy as a star to watch, as he shines in a dystopian, sci-fi love story set in an apocalyptic Lagos.
Uproot Andy Mpeach – Fuego de Colores
Mpeach aka Mariana Martin Capriles is an artist who immerses herself in urbano electronic pop that she calls Future Latin to create tracks that rhyme with the musical culture of her native Venezuela. In collaboration with Uproot Andy, she unveils “Fuego de Colores”, a danceable and energetic track.
Yxng Bane – Section
Yxng Bane shares “Section” a brand new track and it’s accompanied with a fresh set of visuals. The prolific british rapper highlights his success story with a great tune loaded with melodic flow infused of R&B, grime, drill and afrobeats.
Village of the Sun – TED
Village of the Sun is a collaboration between Binker Golding & Moses Boyd and Simon Radcliffe of Basement Jaxx. With its atmospheric vibes “TED” is a catchy, uplifting and feel-good track. An hybrid of electronic beats, heady jazz improvisation, and sheer, raw energy.
Darkie Fiction – Iz’thunzela
Darkie Fiction is a South African music duo formed in Cape Town in 2017. The duo was formed by rapper Katt Daddy and songstress Yoza Mnyanda. Their music draws influence from kwaito, afro-funk, neo-soul and hip hop. The duo aims to pay homage to authentic South African music back to kwaito and the bubblegum music of the 80s.
Vybz Kartel ft Teejay – Uptop Gaza
Vybz Kartel teams up with the talented Jamaican Teejay to give us another dancehall piece entitled “Uptop Gaza”. Produced by Shabdon Records, the title reflects the notoriety of the two artists.
Yc king ft M.Anifest – Immortal
YC King invites the Ghanaian rapper M.Anifest on a boiling rap. The latter, who won the award for Best rapper and hip-hop song of the year at the 2017 Ghana Music Awards and who was invited on Burna Boy’s recent album African Giant, comes back to this collaboration just a few weeks after his last EP, The Gamble.
Sneakbo ft Moelogo – Pree Mee
Few days before the release of the Sneakbo upcoming album 9Lines due out on April 24th, the South London rapper shares a 4-track EP featuring Stickz, Nigerian Act Kida Kudz, Dappy and the British-Nigerian Moelogo. In 2019 the Lagos born artist Moelofo shared his debut album, an eight-track project infuses elements of rnb and afrobeats.