A rundown of some of the best new music by Nigerian, Ghanaian and Béninoise acts including ‘Somebody Baby’ By Peruzzi featuring Davido

Best New Music is our weekly roundup of fresh and hot releases you ought to listen to. It’s time to update your playlist.

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

 

Peruzzi x Davido – Somebody Baby

DMW acts, Peruzzi and Davido link up to call out their baby who has been playing tricks on them, chopping their money and professing fake love. Peruzzi and Davido decide to openly call her out on “Somebody baby” off the latter’s forthcoming album, “Rum and Boogie.”


Enisa x Davido – Love Cycle Remix

American Singer, Enisa collaborates with Nigerian megastar, Davido on the remix of her hit single “Love Cycle”, and as usual Davido delivers on the Latino-like tune. The artistes  display an impressive chemistry on … Read the rest

 It is commonly believed that the Nigerian dream is to migrate out of the country to developed nations and benefit from the structured lifestyle they offer. But when choreographer and Afrofusion dancing sensation, Iziegbe ‘Izzy’ Odigie came back to school in Nigeria at the age of three, she had no idea that for her, it would put her on the path to her dream job as the aforementioned, a job where she would with her movement and art, be one of the key personalities helping to export Afrobeats to the diaspora. 

Iziegbe ‘Izzy’ odigie

It’s 6 years since Izzy set out on that path, and she’s fully in her element as the dancer she’d hoped to become after going back to the states and finding herself in the frenetic moves of Afrodance and the escapist music that feeds the culture. 

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Singer/Songwriter, Angeloh has released the third part of his EP series, “Love Child 3”

“A person who does not love does not know God, for God is Love.” 1 John 4:8.

Art work for “Love Child 3” EP

Love Child 3 is the third part of an EP series by Angeloh. In this instalment, the body of work draws from the love triangle of Angeloh’s relationship with himself; his relationship with his wife; and his relationship with his God.
It is the fruit of his journey towards healing and self discovery; a path that drove Angeloh deeper into
the secret place where the Father is.

According to Angeloh, “I can now truly love myself, my spouse, family, and neighbour because I am encountering God’s love: For a person who does not know God’s love cannot truly love.
My desire is that this project draws every listener into the secret place, Read the rest

Roadman

Known for his lush baritone, captivating rhapsodies and layered sounds fusing afrobeats, R&B, funk, jazz and hip-hop, New York based Afrofusion artist and producer ROADMAN – real name Toro Alaba – started 2021 with Afrochella and Audiomack ranking him among their Top 25 Rising Stars for the year, and he follows that up on March 4 with the release of his third studio EP titled GHETTO BOY FLY, which also comes with the alternative name of ‘Ologo’, meaning ‘glorious child’ in his native Yoruba language.

 

The EP opens with ‘Nobody Knows’, which was inspired by the unprecedented events of last year and sees Roadman reflecting on how there’s only so much we can do in life, and the fan-favourite jam ‘Gbewa’, before it reveals the archetypal Roadman sound on ‘OTR’ with its night-time groove and palmwine music vibe, enters the political … Read the rest

Nigeria’s popular reality TV show by MultiChoice, BBNaija is back in 2021 for its sixth season audition with a cash prize that’s got every one talking!

While the audition is open to the public, they have revealed that they are giving preferential treatment to some people if they qualify with their listed criteria below.

BBNaija Audition 2021 Criteria

1.  The first qualification is that you have to be a customer of their DSTV and Gotv platforms to get the chance to be among the fisrst set of prospective housemates to be auditioned for the sixth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show.

2. The second qualification, which is also very important is that you have to be 21 years and above to participate. So if you’re less…

3. In case you’re wondering, this is the best time to be proud of your Nigerian nationality as you have to be … Read the rest

Global Music Provider – ONErpm Announces Operations In Nigeria

Now celebrating its 11th year as one of the fastest-growing global independent music companies, ONErpm is proud to announce the opening of its operations in Lagos, Nigeria, that includes a premiere artist roster. The Lagos office joins existing offices in more than 20 territories globally (onerpm.com for all locations).

“We are pleased to introduce our current African roster—which includes Flavour, Timaya, Laycon, Ada Ehi, Bella Shmurda, Reminisce, YCee, Umu Obiligbo, Kcee to name a few—and will continue adding artists under the direction of country manager Osagie Osarenz,” says Martin Price, director of A&R, North America and Afro-Caribbean operations.

“These artists deserve to be heard,” Osarenz adds, enthusiastically. “The goal is to consistently and innovatively add value to the African music industry.”

As recently announced, ONErpm has unveiled a new, proprietary state-of-the-art platform boasting a streamlined user interface that combines daily performance … Read the rest

A rundown of some of the best new music by Nigerian and Ghanaian acts including ‘Blow Up’ by Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale

Best New Music is our weekly roundup of some of the hottest music releases. It’s time to update your playlist.

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

 

Shatta Wale x Skillibeng x Gold Up – Blow Up

Ghanaian dancehall star, Shatta Wale links up with Jamaican act, Skillibeng and Gold Up to deliver his 10th single of the year. The tune was produced by Gold Up and Eastsyde Records.


Naira Marley x Busiswa – Coming 

Have you ever wondered what a Nigerian and South African street-hop collab would sound like? Look no further, Naira Marley alongside Busiswa got the right answer for you. The South African renders her verse in her local dialect as she sprinkles that Amapiano dust on this sexual-themed bangingRead the rest

It is said that representation is important so people see themselves in others and understand that they can aspire to be more. It’s a leading argument among female empowerment circles but at 21 years of age, Praise Onyeagwalam or Director Pink as the watermark to visuals she creates bare, not only believes that but walks the talk. 

Moved by visionary eyes sharper than the world would expect on one so young, the final year student of Economics from Unilag has even while the pandemic rages, gone on to achieve for herself an A1 Certification as a music video director with an all-female run production for the visuals to the remix of Chike’s If You No Love featuring Mayorkun. She later scored a brace by being re-contracted by Chike’s manager to direct the video for the refix of Chike’s Running with Simi, a video that now has close to Read the rest

The human existence might be one of the most questioned things but one thing we wouldn’t cease to do is find a way to celebrate that very existence either by doing so for ourselves or activities we love. Like it or not, one of such activities celebrated is marriage proposals. Yes, that activity that has become a much-discussed and argued upon issue on social media is celebrated on a particular day. That day is the 20th of March of every year and in light of this, we’ve made you a list of Nigerian music videos with either marriage proposals in them, or wedding ceremonies to once again, be reminded of the beauty of love. 

Patoranking and Yemi Alade in Mon Bebe

Here are the Nigerian music videos with marriage proposals and marriages as well: 

1. Heaven (Susu’s Song) by Banky W: 

It is not uncommon knowledge that Banky W and Read the rest

Ghanaian new rave, Gyakie has just released a bubbly remix to her chart-topping single “Forever” in collaboration with Naija’s next rated superstar, Omah Lay.

  • Artiste Name: Gyakie
  • Song Title: Forever (Remix)
  • Featuring: Omah Lay
  • Producer: Kros
  • Country: Ghana, Nigeria
  • Year: 2021

Gyakie, Omah Lay – Forever (Remix)

Gyakie debuted on the music scene in 2019. Erstwhile, she had only been known as the daughter of Ghanaian high life music legend, Nana Acheampong who was one-half of the famous Lumba Brothers. Having borne witness to the building of a successful legacy during her formative years, she’s now put all that training into practice to become a certified superstar today.

In what might seem like a short while, Gyakie has released high-impact music including Love Is Pretty (2019), Never Like This (2019) and Sor Mi Wu feat. Bisa Kdei (2020) to mention a few, all of which embody … Read the rest