In this week’s New Music Africa, we are thrilled to present to you an exciting selection of the latest and best music releases from Africa.
Our carefully curated list showcases the rich and diverse musical talents of both established and emerging acts, who hail from various countries across the continent and beyond.
From the infectious beats of Afrobeats to the soulful melodies of Amapiano and the rhythmic grooves of Bongo Flava to the captivating sounds of Afro-pop, our new collection has something for everyone to enjoy.
Joeboy – Body & Soul ( Album)
Ace Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Joeboy comes through with a brand new album titled ‘Body & Soul’. The Fifteen track body of work is the singer’s sophomore project and it features an impressive line-up of guest acts, from Ludacris, Oxlade, Ckay, Bnxn, and many more.
Pabi Cooper & Yumbs – Dali Wam (Feat. Mawhoo, Nkosazana Daughter)
Popular South African dancer and socialite, Pabi Cooper recruits the help of Amapiano musicians, Yumbs, Mahwoo, and Nkosazana Daughter on her latest track, ‘Dali Wam’. The track is a soulful record.
Medikal – Ghetto Prayer
Ghanaian rapper and singer, Medikal makes an inciting addition to his year with a fresh Amapiano-themed record titled ‘Ghetto Prayer.’ It is an emotional song the singer wrote while in jail.
Xenia Manasseh – Temporary Love
Talented Kenyan singer, Xenia Manasseh releases a beautiful rhythm and blues track titled ‘Temporary Love’. The song was produced by Kenyan music producer, Mombru.
Wande Coal – Legend or No Legend (Album)
Iconic Nigerian singer and songwriter, Wande Coal released his much-anticipated album ‘Legend or No Legend’ earlier this week. The project has been making rounds since its inception and it features incredible music acts such as T.Pain, Fireboy DML, and Wizkid.
Moustafa Hagag – Bent El Nas
Popular Egyptian singer, Moustafa Hagag fuses electro-pop with arabesque music influences in his new single titled ‘Bent El Nas’. The fast-paced record is an enjoyable listen that celebrates transcontinental cultures.
Adina Thembi – Baby
Ghanaian singer and songwriter, Adina Thembi makes lush melodies on her recent single, ‘Baby’. The song was produced by the duo of 2 Kings and Richie Mensah.
Deborah Fraser – Jehovah Ngiyabonga (Feat. Big Zulu)
South African gospel singer, Deborah Fraser, inculcates celestial melodies in this fresh tune titled, ‘Jehovah Ngiyabonga.’ The gospel record features contemporary South African rapper, Big Zulu with music production credits going to Lazarus Nyashanu and Deborah Fraser herself.
Omah Lay, Ozuna – Soso (Remix)
Nigerian superstar, Omah Lay drops a fresh adaptation to his smash hit single ‘Soso’ off his much acclaimed long play project, ‘Boy Alone’. Omah Lay enlists the assistance of popular Puerto Rican singer, Ozuna. The remix version was produced by the trio of Yazid Rivera, Eduardo Alfonso Vargas, and Tempoe.
Ali Kiba – On Fire
Highly revered Bongo Flava singer and songwriter, Ali Kiba delights his eclectic fan base with his fresh musical piece titled, ‘On Fire’. The record is an upbeat love song.