Centre Stage: The Producer’s song
In these times when songs are a blend of contributions from several producers, we are throwing the spotlight on producers who are sharing in the spotlight. Earning off only music production or beat making in Africa can be tough. However, a solution often comes in the form of being the master of your creation. Here are a few producer songs featuring artists you should check out.
Melvitto feat. Oxlade – Wait
Producer Melvitto released the video for his single, “Wait for you”. The tune is a single off his 2019 EP dubbed, “TheNightIsStillYoung”. The producer connected with Nigerian up and comer Oxlade for the project. Oxlade laid his vocals perfectly and is seen in the crisp visual expressing his feelings to his love interest.
Check out the video below:
Boye De Genius feat. Oladapo & Skillz8Figure – On Di Low
Ghanaian producer, Boye ‘The Genius’ dropped his latest single “On di low”. ‘The Genius’ worked with Nigerian singer, Oladapo and Skillz 8Figure, an associate of Ground Up. This impressive record has got us looking forward to “the Boye’s” future productions.
Stream the record here:
Moor Sound & Delis feat. Copta – Watch
Moor Sounds produces “Delis” a Nigerian rapper based in Ghana featured Copta. Copta’s released “Rosso Forever” earlier in 2020 which featured E.L., Kiddblack and $pacely. On the track, Copta and Delis display their unique talents and trading a few bars.
Play this song here:
E Kelly feat. Boy Breed -No Secrets
Producer Emmanuel Kelechi N. (Alias E Kelly) has debuted his EP which features a beautiful title track: “No Secrets”. E Kelly produced the song himself and recruited Boy breed who laid his sombre lyrics over the soothing instrumentals.
You can check out the song below:
Adey ft Wani – Fugazi
“Adey”, the Nigerian producer credited for producing YCee’s “Juice”, is back with a fresh tune tagged “Fugazi”. The single is off his just-released EP “Akiba”. On Fugazi, Adey delivered a solid production reminiscent of late 90s Timbaland. Rising Talent, Wani, cruised on the beat with a melodious chant which adds the confetti to make Fugazi truly magical.
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Higo & Harry – Company ft Wani and Buju
Record producers, Higo & HVRRY, from the 80 Sounds camp, recently put out a 2 track EP titled Company/Issues. The single “Company”, is a sure winner. The pair who have production credits to songs like Desire (Ft Funbi & Tay Iwar) and Odunsi’s “Divine” teamed up with Wani and Buju.
Listen to the tune here:
Le Mav ft Tay Iwar – Golden
Tay Iwar and producer Le Mav released their joint EP: “Gold”, late 2019, but its still timeless. With production credits on two songs on Iwar’s debut album “Gemini”, it’s no surprise the two merged for this project. “Golden” is the track on the EP you must listen to. Singer Iwar, who already crafts songs that blends r&b with Afrobeats displays his traits backed with Le Mav’s rhythmic bangs.
Check out the song