Music of the Week

Music of the Week of: 9 July – 14 July

NEW MUSIC FOR THE WEEK

 

Enjoy new music this week; from videos, albums, EPs and singles from across the continent.

LE MAV || SUMMER VACATION FT PSYCHO P, GENIO BAMBINO

Having exceptionally laid down his quota to tons of songs swimming in the Nigerian alternative music scene, Le Mav enters 2018 Summer time ready to rule.
On his first single for the year, Summer Vacation, featuring Psycho P and Genio Bambino, Le Mav breaks down chill afroswing melodies over their brutally honest lyrics.
Summer Vacation the perfect theme song for Summer 2018.

JOEY B || Beautiful boy FT WANLOV, PONOBIOM

Joey B, Wanlov and Ponobiom preach black boy magic on a cocky, yet confident filled ‘Beautiful Boy’. If you stand in the mirror and play this song with the lights off, your confidence will automatically increase by 85%

NASTY C || Strings and blings

Nasty C finally released his third studio album and his first with Universal Music, and it’s everything you’ll ever dream off. Bars on bars, lyrics on lyrics and insane wordplay. Get into 52 minutes of fiery music here:

AFRO B || Joanna remix ft WIZKID

Wizkid and Afro B link up on the remix for Joanna! An enhancement we didn’t even know we needed!

Ice prince || c.o.l.D

Nigerian rapper Ice Prince embraces the new school with this new EP, C.O.L.D. Featuring favourites such as JethroFaded, Remy Baggings, Straffiti and many more, C.O.L.D is a genre bending EP that leaves something for everyone

Riton, kahlo || ginger

Our favourite duo is back with another banger! Grammy nominated Riton and Kah-Lo link up for a spicy tune, Ginger. Check out the colourful video below:

Asante || run you mad

Ghanaian born musician Asante goes afro with production from Sango for his first single off his up coming album. Influenced by his Ghanaian lineage and a trip to the motherland earlier this year, Asante shows out vocally and rhythmically on ‘Run you Mad’.

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Kayso || abena

Who knew Producer Kay-so could sing?! For his first single, Abena, the producer known for exquisite work done for Kwesi Arthur, Ayat Maq, Cina Soul and more, delivers an afrobeats love song featuring YouTuber Yasmine.

LA MEME GANG || Yaa baby

The Ghanaian collective delivers the second video off their premiere EP. Yaa Baby is a fun video showing African Market scene and the boys’ suave dance moves.

Kidakingin || ISSA VIBE REMIX FT. burnaboy Geko

Kida Kudz teams up with Geko & Burna Boy on a remix of  Issa Vibe. The trippy lyric video makes this song such a Vibe. Perfect song for cruising to the next event or a pre-game turn up.

Sutra ||  marrow

After three years we finally get a taste of Sutra‘s mellow vocals on another EP. Marrow comes complete with dreamy visuals and a book, engaging all senses. View here

SISTER DEBORAH || Pure water FT EFYA

Sister Deborah teams up with Efya to deliver a colourful video for the single Pure Water. Watch the Wanlov directed video below:

Falz || Next ft Maleek berry, Medikal

Falz, Maleek Berry and Medikal take over colonial Britain with trap sounds for Sounds. Created by Visionnaire Films

Una rams || wavy baby

22 year old South African producer, songwriter and musician Una Rams releases the much anticipated 6 track EP Wavy Baby. With a cover art reminiscent of Nirvana, Wavy Baby tells the story of the stages of a relationship. Which unofrtunately doesn’t have a happy ending.

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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