Dix is Hot

Dix Is Hot Volume 37

Volume 37 of Dix is Hot playlist is 10 tracks of good African vibes

Volume 37 of Harmattan Rain’s Dix is Hot playlist series is what sunshine, good vibes and thrill sound like – complete with 10 tracks featuring artists from South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria and other parts of Africa you should get to know. 

Discover more about our featured artists below:

  • ZICK – MAGIC FT LOTI

Nigerian musician, Zick fuses Afrobeat percussions into this R&B tune featuring Loti.

If the Blackstreet interpolation doesn’t win you over, then Zick’s smooth and sensual vocals will.

‘Magic’ is a perfect example of sexytime music.

  • FARKY FARKUNLE – STANDARD LADY FT LAIME

Farky Farkunle’s Standard Lady is the afrobeat groove everyone needs in their playlist.

On the Telz produced song, his melodies and lyrics coupled with the drums and zylophone make ‘Standard Lady’ a huge hit! 

Laime’s bass tone is is the perfect accompaniment to make this single 100%.

  • OKESSE1 – YIE YIE

 Ghana’s hip hop scene has adopted drill music recently, and rappers like Okesse1 are leading the movement.

On ‘Yie Yie’ the rapper brags and flexes the money he has and makes it into a string of brilliant lyrics.

The catchy chant-like chorus makes this single a banger! 

  • BENNY CHILL – YEBO

Off the South African rapper’s project, Rising Son EP, Yebo is a high energy song that will inspire you to pursue greatness. 

Described by Sportscene SA as new wave generation’s minister of energy, Benny Chill bounces between rhyme and rhythm on Yebo. 

Benny Chill definitely made a statement with this song and EP. We are glad to have caught the ministry.

  • Chemutai Sage – Oceans

Kenyan singer-songwriter Chemutai Sage brings the smooth and soft to our playlist with the single “Oceans” off her long-awaited project Jungle Trap. 

Taking three years to create, Jungle Trap charts a journey to self love, with Oceans being a declaration of love-worthiness. 

  • Jess eta – resistance ft sgawd

The Jess ETA – SGaWD combination is so far unmatched. After their very sexy feature on Like Me, the two connect again for another R&B number. 

Resistance, off Jess ETA’s Balance EP, is a perfect story on falling love and letting it all go. 

Jess ETA not only sings, but busts a mini rap verse on the bridge of this song. Combined with SGaWD singing in her native Efik, there’s no point trying to resist this 5-star track. 

  • VICTONY – MARIA FT FALZ

Nigerian rapper turned singer Victony proves versatility is his forte. Off his debut Saturn EP, Maria is a smooth afropop tune featuring African popstar Falz. 

With catchy melodies and an easy sing-along chorus, Maria establishes Victony as one of the new artists to watch out for in Nigeria. 

He was also named Apple Music’s artist of the month for August 2020 and we definitely agree. 

  • ALPHA OJINI – CHORISTER FT MOELOGO

Lagos-based Nigerian rapper, producer and audio engineer Alpha Ojini gets into his afropop bag on Chorister. 

Featuring musician Moelogo, Chorister has a light summer-y tempo fit for an African love song. 

Moelogo’s soft vocals are the icing on this sonic cake. 

  • Ginius – UCHEMA

British-Ghanaian musician and producer Ginius leaves a lasting impression with her self produced three-track EP “Happy to be Outside”. Uchema, is a happy high spirited Amapiano track that is sure to get you off your feet. 

The recent Leeds University graduate is also the first ever Black woman to complete the Chemical and Nuclear engineering program at the university. 

We love girls that can accomplish anything!

  • SUPERJAZZCLUB- CELLULAR

Off the groups upcoming album, Cellular is a slow tempo reggae track fit for head bops. 

The Ghana-based group SuperJazzClub is known for their distinct alternate music and pop infusions. 

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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