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Music of the Week of: 25th June – 1st July

TRAVEL NEW AFRICA WITH TOP SELECTS FROM HARMATTAN RAIN

 

  • TENI || ASKAMAYA

The Nigerian vocalist, Teni brings out a banger with Askamaya. Polish up your shaku shaku with this banger.

 

 

  • ALEX WONDERGEM | IT’S LIKE A VIDEO GAME

In Ghanaian rapper Alex Wondergem‘s new video for It’s like a Video Game, he takes an outward look at our world. Focusing on Accra, his life and his family. The drone shot driven video directed by Will Niava, shows Accra and its neigghbourhoods from above.While Alex Wondergem drones on bars about optimisim, dreams and life, highlighting his own percepectives on life. Enjoy the video below:

 

  • EDEM FT DARK SUBURB, JOJO ABBOT, TEEPHLOW || HURRICANE

What do you know about Ewe Rock?! Jojo Abbot, Edem rock easily over this Dark Suburb drums and riffs with Teephlow doing a madness in Twi lyrics. The risky video directed by Pascal Aka, gives a whole new approach to visuals especially to what is popular in Ghana, accompanying the different style in music. Watch below:

 

  • MALEEK BERRY || GIMME LIFE

With summer coming up, of course the summer take over king had to come out of hiding. Check out Maleek Berry’s new tune, “Gimme Life”

  • KOJO CUE FT WORLASI, KWESI ARTHUR, SHAKER, KAY-ARA, TEMPLE, C-REAL || WOLE 

The remix you didnt even realise you needed! Kojo Cue brings back the street anthem with some friends blasting sick lyrics all over it. We can’t even tell which one is the hottest, they all fire!

 

  • HAMZAA || STRANDED LOVE

Looking for Vocals that take you into seventh heaven, then Hamzaa’s Stranded Love is the perfect new addition for your playlists.

 

  • MIDDLE || 7

Over hard trap beat and experimenta lhiphop, Ivorian Middle does magic on 7. If you’re into new trap sounds like Lil Pump, Famous Dex and Trippie Redd you’ll love this project. Listen below:

  • SARZ & WURLD || TROBUL

A cute introduction to a series of jams to come, producer Sarz and WurlD introduce us into their world with Trobul. This slow wind jam is a taste of things to come.

  • SMXF || TIME DON’T WAIT

Rap lovers are gonna have a ball with this single by Smxf (pronounced Smiff). A 3 verse rap song about giving up dreams for a  9-5, is very usual. A deeply resonating song for many African creatives. Listen below:

 

  • SKEPTA FT WIZKID || ENERGY

Big Chief Skepta releases Energy with Dolce and Gabanna runway model Wizkid just in tm for summer. This single is a dope reminder to soak up good vibes and believe in your swag. Listen below:

Benewaah is the lead curator and editor at Harmattan Rain. Her love for music is closely rivaled by her love for plantain.

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