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Best New Music: Olamide - Joeboy - Phyno - Kuami Eugene - Bella Shmurda - Umu Obiligbo

Here's this week's roundup of best new songs released on the Afrobeats scene.

Follow NotJustOk’s specially curated playlist on Spotify - Afrobeats Hits.

Best New Music: Olamide - Joeboy - Kuami Eugene - Bella Shmurda - Darey

Best New Music: Olamide - Joeboy - Kuami Eugene - Bella Shmurda - Darey

Best New Music is our weekly roundup of songs to listen to. It's been a hectic past week in Nigeria, with the #EndSARS protests spreading across the country and in the diaspora. In the midst of the outcry, some excellent music was released. Check out our selection below.

 

Olamide ft. Omah Lay - Infinity

Olamide dropped his latest album - Carpe Diem - over the weekend, and instantly dominated all the streaming charts. At the time of posting this, the Omah Lay-assisted "Infinity" is the #1 record on Apple Music's Top 100 Nigeria.

 

 

Bella Shmurda ft. Zlatan - Cash App

The buzz surrounding this single was heavy, even before it dropped. Now that it's out, it's easy to see why. Though I suspect NBC and EFCC might have a thing or 2 to say in the coming months.

 

Chike ft. Mayorkun - If You No Love

Chike wowed everyone with his album - Boo of the Booless - at the start of the year. He aims to consolidate that with the release of one of the buzz singles off the project, "If You No Love" featuring Mayorkun.

Watch video here.

 

Joeboy - Lonely

Whenever you hear "Jo...Joeboy pon deck", you already know it's a bop!

Joeboy has carved a beautiful niche for himself as the loverboy of the industry. Listen to "Lonely" below.

 

DJ Jimmy Jatt - Worry Me ft. Buju, 2baba

It's a merger of generations as Uncle Jimmy features 2baba and Buju, one of the new-school prospects in the game. Gotta love the "Zaro Kome" sample, a 2000s hit by Adaz.

 

Umu Obiligbo x Victor AD - On God

Indigenous/Traditional Igbo singers, Umu Obiligbo team up with Victor AD for a very positive song tagged "On God."

Watch video here.

 

Darey - Show Me Love ft. Teni

Veteran R&B star, Darey just dropped a new EP titled "Way Home." One of the stand-out tracks has to be "Show Me Love" featuring Teni.

Be sure to listen to the whole EP.

 

Phyno - Never

With his protege, Cheque enjoy a breakthrough season with "Zoom", Penthauze boss dished out a brand new song tagged "Never".

Watch video here.

 

B Red - Kingdom Come ft. 2baba

DMW act, B Red finally released The Jordan Album over the weekend. One of the stand-out tracks is the 2baba feature titled "Kingdom Come." It's a pretty enjoyable project.

Have you seen Bimpe ft. Davido? Watch here.

 

Kuami Eugene - Show Body ft. Falz

Ghanaian Artist of the Year, Kuami Eugene just dropped his sophomore album - Son of Africa - over the weekend. The concurrently released single is "Show Body" featuring Falz.

Watch video here.

 

DolapoTheVibe - Tension ft. Barry Jhay

US-based Afrobeats act, DolapoTheVibe is one of my personal favorite new acts. Her talent is on full display in her latest EP - Unanticipated.

Listen to "Tension" featuring Barry Jhay.

 

Juls - Mmayewa ft. Twitch 4Eva, Quamina MP

Juls recruits two highly promising Ghanaian acts, Twitch 4Eva and Quamina MP on his latest record "Mmayewa."

 

Robin Joe - Fejiro

If you're a Johnny Drille fan, and you've been wondering if anybody else can make that sort of music in Nigeria, look no further. Robin Joe is that guy! Watch "Fejiro" below.

 

And there you have it for this week...

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