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The Best of the Very Best of New Music Friday

This new music Friday, hop on the hottest brand-new songs from some of the biggest, and fast-rising music stars out of Africa.

Sarz, LojayBillions

Sarz and Lojay are reunited on the riveting ‘Billions’. The single comes three years after the duo dominated the charts via their joint Extended Play ‘ LV N ATTN’, with the smash hit ‘Monalisa’ included.

Now the magic duo are again doing what they do best; creating timeless art. ‘Billions’ kicks off with a mellow vibe championed by Lojay’s soothing vocals, and soft piano chord progressions before transitioning into a groovy Afro tune.

Jinmi AbdulsArewo

Singer, songwriter, and music producer Jinmi Abduls is back from his hiatus. The star makes a resounding comeback, reminding his most devoted supporters that listening to his music is an acquired taste.

‘Arewo’ is a beautiful ballad reminiscent of Jinmi’s classic single ‘Iyawo Jinmi’. The singer delivers yet another tune for the ‘Conjugal bliss’ soirees.

Lifesize Teddy, Major Aj – Selina

‘Selina’ is Lifesize Teddy’s first single of the year. The fast-rising act unveiled as a Mavin record signee only last year has been at the top of her game.

She re-ignites this flame via her latest single which enlists a catchy hook from Chocolate City’s signee Major Aj. The single sees both acts deliver their best, rendering a sonic chemistry that makes the song one of the best new releases of the week.

Joshua Baraka, Nkosazana DaughterAlone (Deluxe)

Ugandan pop star Joshua Baraka explores new sonic thresholds in his latest Amapiano-tinged single ‘Alone’. Baraka enlists the vocal prowess of South African power vocalist Nkosazana Daughter. The single comes off Joshua Baraka’s ‘Growing Pain’ project (deluxe version). Both African stars are amazing as per usual.

Minz, Davido – WAP

Fast-rising star Minz goes big in new potential banger ‘WAP’ and It doesn’t get bigger than Davido. ‘WAP’ is a scintillating Afro-groove designed to give a feel-good experience. The perfect Au Revoir to a stressful week and a well-deserved Bienvenue to a fun-filled weekend.

Honorable Mentions:

Kel- P, Blaqbonez – Warning!

Tito M, Yuppe, Burna Boy, S.N.E – Tshwala Bam (Remix)

Dotti The Deity, ReminisceBig Shirt & Boxers

Johnny DrillePalava

The Cavemen What A Day That Was

Kojo BlakAbena

Karun, GR!, HookHow Far

Kaestyle, Omah LayMy Dealer

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