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Music of the Week of: 3rd September – 10 September

NEW MONTH MEANS NEW MUSIC

 

  • TRINA MUNGAI FT KAGWE MUNGAI | TWENTY FOUR

When it comes to sexy, no one does it better thann Kenyan Trina Mungaia and Kagwe Mungai on Twenty Four. Lose yourself to sexy in the track below.

 

  • THE BLACK ESPER | RICE

Put it in rice got a whole new meaning. Nigerian musician The Black Esper, part of the collective We Talk Sound, released his debut EP Rice and it’s a great reminder of simpler times. The 6 track body of work features artists like Mansa and Bjive, and also producers like Emani, Yondo, Hiphop Instrumentals and Fravo.

  • JOEY B FT LA MEME GANG || STABLES

King of sticking to themes, Joey B returns with a trap tinted cowboy tune called Stables (told you he sticks to themes). Featuring the La Meme Gang, actual horses, motorbikes and cowboy hats, Stables blends mid west American themes with trap scenes in a very interesting way.

  • ALVINXX FT AXL | TUEUR$

Ivorian rapper Alvinxx teams up with AXL to deliver trap-heavy tune, Tueur$

  • KWAKU BS | SET IT

For his birthday, Kwaku BS joins DJ Big Stan on this dancehall song produced by Nxwrth, Set It. If your bumpa don’t whine to this, then there must be a problem.

Enjoy :

 

  • KIDI | THUNDER

Afropop new school king does another mad one on his new single Thunder. From his top charting singles Odo and adiepena, Ghanaian musician Kidi releases Thunder. Featuring an extra thick security gaurd and a frustrated store woner, watch the video below:

 

  • BASSTRVPZ FT OVMAR  |  HOLD ON

Production team Basstvpz makes making dope music look easy. The team creates a party bop with EDM vibes on this new single Hold On. With Ovmar’s vocals and and island sounds, Hold On makes for the perfect end of Summer jam. Enjoy the cool tunes below:

 

  • efe JAZZ FT ODUNSI THE ENGINE FT TAYO | CRAZE

On this Efe Jazz tune, Odunsi the Engine and Tayo croon for a cure for the insanity love has bestowed on them, as Efe strums his way into our hearts. This simple yet lovely single is a beautiful reintroduction for Efe Jazz. Listen below:

 

  • T$D | RUN IT

Need some hip hop in your life? Then let T$D serve it with some banging productions from Uche B.  Listen to Run it in the link below:

 

  • DEX KWASI | MORNING

On Morning, it sounds like the king of afrotrap, Dex Kwasi has fallen in love. Morning follows the story of the juice Lee, Dex Kwasi talking about intense love making and some serious show of affection for his lady, all on a bass heavy trap beat. Listen below:

  • ZAC LECTER | LOOP DREAM

Influenced by Tame Impala, Mac Miller and Flying Lotus, Zac Lester using his productions as an introspection, reflecting and professing a paradigm shift currently taking place in Lagos, Nigeria. Described as “surreal” and Inspired by the phenomenon of lucid dreams, Loop Dream is an escape for  fans of hip-hop captivated by instrumentals. Listen below:

 

  • david meli | 100 milla

A man’s money has over the years become a way to weigh his expression of love. This has been translated into many songs especially afrobeat jams including those by Davido, Wizkid and more. David Meli’s 100 Milla runs on the same theme, where he wishes he had enough money to splurge on his girl. The optimism of better days to come is strong in this song of love and money.

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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