Music of the week of: July 16 – July 22
NEW MUSIC FOR YOUR PLAYLISTS THIS WEEK
KIDDBLACK || FLEXIN’
The 2017 single by Ghanaian rapper Kiddblack, Flexin’ gets its own video. The rap filled with “crazy flow” will make you understand why Kiddblack calls himslef rap god. The video comes with surprise freestyle at the end, produced by Frank Sowah Boye
COPTA FT ANSAH LIVE | ROLLING STONES
Ghanaian rapper Copta releases the video for Rolling Stones featuring Ansah Live off his EP The Finer Things. Enjoy
DARKIE FICTION | BHOZA
South African duo, Darkie Fiction, featured in Dix is Hot Volume 26 release the video for their highly motivational single Bhoza. Formed in Cape Town in 2017, the duo comprises rapper Katt Daddy and songstress Yoza Mnyanda. Their music draws influence from kwaito, afro-funk, neo-soul and hip hop.The feel good song features young people driving the creative scenes of South Africa. The video was directed by Chase Musslewhite
NOT3S | TAKE NOT3S II
UK based Nigerian rapper Not3s releases his second project Take Notes 2. The highly anticipated album delivers bars and rythmn drawing influence from UK’s grime scene, the newly emerging afro-swing sound and his native Nigeria.
KXNG JOEY & MOORSOUND | HIGH DEMAND
Ghanaian rapper Kxng Joey and Ghanaian producer Moorsound team up to deliver a bass heavy EP. High Demand is a 8 track EP perfect for the trap lover.
WANDE COAL | SO MI SO
When it comes to bangers, Wande Coal has delivered his fair share. The Nigerian musician paired with UK based Ghanaian producer Juls (who also co-directed this video) to create a soothing sound, evolved from traditional high life. Enjoy the melanin and black girl magic filled video here:
FALZ FT SIR DAUDA | BOOGIE
In an 80’s-90’s roll bounce inspired video, Nigerian musician Falz proves thereis no such thing as genre restrictive. This cool new bounce featuring Sir Dauda is an epitome of the new African sound – a blend of different influences and still genuinely African.
MX BLOUSE | IS’PHUKPHUKU
South African genre bending and ggender fluid rmusician MX Blouse, just popped onto our radar. His single Is’phukphuku is a reminder of the new sound, music and identities blossoming out of Africa. Like Mx Blouse says, and rightfully so, “This is the Revolution”.