Artistes across the continent are constantly churning out new music.
This week, as per usual, there have been a couple of top releases that are now in heavy rotation on the airwaves.
Here’s a quick round up of the best tracks and music videos.
They are all available on YouTube and various streaming sites/apps.
Mdou Moctar ‘Afrique Victime’
Mdou Moctar returns with his latest single “Afrique Victime,” off his upcoming Matador Records album of the same name, due May 21. “The wind born in Tunisia spread all over Arabia / Africa is a victim of so many crimes / If we stay silent it will be the end of us / Why is this happening?” he sings on this captivating blend of psychedelic guitars and melodies. The video for the single was shot in Niger’s capital Niamey where the band got together for a set of impromptu performances.
South African rapper and producer Emtee has blessed our ears with the release of his fourth studio album titled LOGAN. The highly anticipated, 16-track, album comes hot off the heels of his recent singles “Laqasha” and “Waves”, which had fans demanding more. To spice up this stellar body of work, the trap trailblazer features the likes of Lolli Native, J Smash, Gwamba, Moozlie and Flash Ikumkani.
Mumbi Kasumba ‘She’
Zambian singer-songwriter Mumbi Kasumba shares her beautiful new single “She,” a celebration of “womanhood and the journey of returning home to oneself,” as the artist puts it. The track is built on simple-yet-effective production that features Mumbi’s soulful acoustic guitar picking and alluring vocals. Make sure you check out her previous single for more.
Mannywellz ft. Wale ‘A Million’
Mannywelzz connects with Wale once again for a banger in the shape of “A Million,” a head-nodder built on pianos and rhymes. If you recall, the Nigerian-born, Maryland-based rising artist who released the outstanding ‘Mirage’ EP last year. Get into the new single and video, directed by Malik Suleiman and Mannywellz, above.
DJ Zinhle ‘Indlovu’ ft. Loyiso
DJ Zinhle has officially dropped the much-awaited visuals for her latest single “Indlovu” featuring Loyiso. The music video comes after the ‘Indlovu’ single dropped in November last year. DJ Zinhle announced the release of the music video to her fans this Wednesday morning on Twitter and the video is already ranking up the views.
Dr Likee is a famous Ghanaian actor and comedian.
He is known for his Kumawood name, Ras Nene.
Dr Likee has carved a name for himself in the Kumawood Movie Industry, as an actor who possesses and exhibit a very boisterous character and plays roles such as armed robber, assassin, serial killer or bodyguard.
He became an actor through his friends Tutu and Daniel Adeyele.
Dr Likee was born Ebenezer Akwasi Antwi in Tafo a suburb of Kumasi in the Greater Ashanti Region. He grew up in Tafo where he had his basic education but could not continue. Dr Likee has disclosed he learnt all his vilest act in Tafo. He had dreadlocks to compliment his actions in movies and real-life story.
Nollywood actress and new mom Etinosa Idemudia has taken to social media to reveal the man behind her success.
In a post shared on her Instagram page, the actress said the only man allowed that he is behind her success is her father.
According to the actress, any other man who claims to be behind her success is just peddling lies.
Etinosa wrote: The only man that is allowed to beat his chest and say he is behind Etinosa's success is my Father. Any other man wey beat him chest na lies and chest pain go kill am o😂😋🥂
And that's on Mary had a little Jesus👼🏻
Iyabo Ojo and other Nollywood celebrities have reacted to Toyin Abraham's revelation about her marriage to Kola Ajeyemi.
According to Toyin in a recent post on Instagram, her husband is a good man and he is the reason behind all her wins.
In her words;
"Oko mi, olówó orí mi, @kolawoleajeyemi, omo won ni ògbómòshó Ajílété, omo soun gbé, omo èwù tó nse bóò le wò mí kóo mójú mi ròde, omo pèlé lolólá ńrìn, jéjé lolólá ńyan, wherever you lead I follow, nítorí oko lolórí aya. You have all these accolades tonight because of the love and precious gifts you have showered me. People say we should always speak up if we find ourselves in bad marriages, I believe this should be true for good marriages too...