NewMusicFriYAY! – L-Tido ft. AKA & Yanga, Tay Grin ft. Vanessa Mdee, Anto Neosoul and Abaki Simba


L-Tido ft. AKA & Yanga – “Thixo”
Produced by Gemini Major, Thixo by SA hip hop stars; L-Tido fearturing AKA and Yanga since it’s release at the beginning of the week shot up to no 1 on iTunes within a few hours of release and currently sits at no4 on the Mzansi Hits playlist on Apple Music.

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Cassper Nyovest breaking records with Tito Mboweni – the video

CEO of Family Tree Records, Hip Hop artist and all round dapper dude; Cassper Nyovest released the oohh so sleek visuals to his hit single ‘Tito Mboweni’. In less than 18 hours of release on Thursday 30th March , Tito Mboweni hit over 100 thousand views, trending on twitter with #TitoMboweniVideo and #TitoMboweni the entire day. The video already gained 230k views by 11 am the next morning, becoming the first SA video to hit 200k mark in just about 24hours.

And now? Tito Mboweni sits at just over half a million views within days of release.

Like Ifani, regardless of what you thought you knew earlier, this video is sure to ‘show the light’ (as in the money).

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NewMusicAfrica – Lloyd Cele, House Afrika, Tweezy, Lance Theron and Tshego

Tweezy – “Ambitions” ft Victoria Kimani, Ice Prince and Khuli Chana

South African producer and rapper; Tweezy, infamously known for his work on AKA’s hit singles; Run Jozi and All Eyes on Me has teamed up with Africa’s finest in Khuli Chana, Victoria Kimani (NG / KE) and Ice Prince (NG) to release the remix to ‘Ambitions’ following the release of the crisp visuals (watch here)
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Tshego – “Garden”

Family Tree record’s cool kid ; Tshego releases his first single in 2017 and he calls this; Garden.
‘Garden’ is loaded with ‘metaphors’; the lyrics of the track leaving to the listener to figure out what Tshego is doing or perhaps growing in his ‘beautiful’ garden.

Fans of SA Hip -Hop / Trap prepare to have this on repeat.

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Lloyd Cele – “Umgowani” ft Beyond Vocals

It’s been upwards and on-wards for runner up of the SAIdols season 6; Lloyd Cele, and he is beginning his musical 2017 by creating beautiful harmony with the dapper looking dudes from ‘Beyond Vocals‘ in his new single called ‘Ungowami’ meaning ‘You are mine’.
Delivering the feel good vocals we have come to expect from Lloyd with amazing back up and harmony from ‘Beyond Vocals’.

Available here

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House Afrika – “Mzansi House Vol. 5”

House Afrika has made a name for it’s self with the series of killer mixes and compilations released over the years. Mzansi House Vol.5 features 41 tracks from Dj Sonic, Stagz Jazz, Gaba Cannal and Beebar.

So to all the house music lovers, we invite you to enjoy the end of the month in style.

Available here

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Lance Theron- “Let’s Talk” ft G and T

The words ‘Let’s Talk’ could run chills down your spine depending on the circumstance.
Cape Town based Lance Theron under Stereotype records releases his first single of the year titled; ‘Let’s Talk’ featuring G and T.

The electronic dance track is a perfect pick for a feel good moment just before you go have ‘the talk’

Available here

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FriYay new tunes! 🔥 Trigmatic, Chad Saaiman & Apple Gule

Trigmatic – “Sane”

 

Sanity is overrated some might say. Ghana’s Afro-rap artist, Trigmatic famous for his fusion of traditional and urban sounds, releases ‘SANE’ the first single off his album ‘M.A.T.I.C’ and he features KrissyO on what fans have described as a well-rounded masterpiece.
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Chad Saaiman- “Belief”

Cape Town based singer/songwriter ‘Chad Saaiman’ shares his first single of 2017 ‘Belief’ and he’s asking everyone who pushes the play button to ‘believe’. Under Stereotype records, Chad has shared his talent with the world including London and Spain.

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Apple Gule – “Swazikid”

Swaziland born and Johannesburg based act, Apple Gule is getting ready to officially release his new album ‘Swazikid’. Apple’s sound is described as a fusion of R&B and Soulful Pop.

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David Omodunmiju- “One Man Journey”

Nigerian RnB artist; David Omodunmiju releases his debut album ‘ One Man Journey’ on Saturday the 18th of March. This is his first body work under ‘Honesty Music Entertainment’ after signing to the label straight off MTN Project Fame. The 10 tracked album carries what can be described as a fusion of soul and gospel to produce a ‘world music’ vibez.

Available here

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Cassper Nyovest, Silvastone, Kahn & Karen Zoid and Mz Yankey go LIVE

Mz Yankey – “Mz Yankey EP”

The self titled EP by Ghana’s fresh female act Mz Yankey, features  a few of Ghana’s finest acts in the form of Castro, Oborfor and Shattawale. The release of this 6 tracked EP is the official cross over act of Mz Yankey the dancer of 14 years to Mz Yankey the recording and performing artist.

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SILVASTONE – “LEVELS”

With anticipation built up over the past few weeks towards the second project of UK based African act; SILVASTONE, fans are thrilled that the full project will now be available on all digital platforms.

LEVELS has been on pre-order for two weeks with exclusive airplay of a few singles off the EP on The Beat103.6FM London, Capital Xtra (UK) and BBC 1Xtra.

Widely seen as an elite pioneer in the spread of Afrobeats and the mix of rich African vibes with UK street sounds and global tunes, SILVASTONE’s works are associated with DBanj, Yemi Alade, Fuse ODG, Davido, Rita Ora and quite a few more.

LEVELS, produced by SILVASTONE, is a 15 track ‘long-form’ project featuring Moelogo,Vicky Sola, Rory Sky, Frank T Blucas and Ike Chuks.

Available here

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Cassper Nyovest – “Tito Mboweni”

Finally! The hip-pop scene in S.A and across the rest of Africa can get their hands on the freshest joint from the no longer ‘chubby cheeked’ Mafikeng Star but now the filler of stadiums and concert venues; Cassper Nyovest.
The C.E.O of Family Tree Records, fans and the media alike have been building up to his first single of the year ‘Tito Mboweni’ off his up coming album ‘Thuto’.
Tito Mboweni, named after the 8th Governor of the South African Reserve bank and the first ever black man to hold that office – is now live and already has a dance for it.

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Tito Da.Fire- “Beauty From Africa”

 

Beauty for Africa, a moving dance song laced with catchy and endearing poetry is a new single from Nigerian Pop Act Tito Da Fire produced by AizBag.

It personifies major beauty landmarks across Africa to a lover’s delight. This is the continent’s Beauty theme song.

Available here

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Kahn & Karen Zoid – “We Could Be Divine”

This is a collaboration for the money! Kahn from South African rock bank ; The Parlotones teams up with Karen Zoid the chart topper.

Together they have created what will become in no time, a radio anthem for all of us who looove to sing along.

Available Here

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Silvastone, Shortstraw, Eazzy, Mz Yankey and Monique release fresh HITS

Silvatone – “Do My Ting”

Off his up coming EP, ‘LEVELS’, Uk Producer and Afrobeats artist Silvastone releases a new single called  ‘Do My Ting’.

‘Do My Ting’ has been described as Afro Trap vibey, energetic and perfect for dark rooms with colorful reflective lights and sweaty people.

With so much anticipation surrounding the yet to be released EP, this single serves as an ‘instant gratification’ for fans who get ‘LEVELS’ on Pre Order .

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Shortstraw – “If I’m The Tide”
As part of their Up Coming Album,’Those Meddling Kids’, Short Straw releases the 7th single called ‘If I’m the Tide’.
Shot in the form of a series of insta stories that gives a quirky, fun, and emotional feel, the single also comes off cheesy vibe in contrast to the weirder and unconventional cover art.

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Mz Yankey – “Mz Yankey EP”

Mz Yankey, fresh to the Ghanaian music scene is building up to her debut project with a hybrid of pop and dance music, band arrangements and her thought-provoking lyrics, Ghana is raising the roof for the emergence of this germ.
Mz Yankey has worked with Slim Busterr, Castro, Okyeame Kwame and a host of other top acts and now she releases Mz Yankey EP on Pre order.

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Eazzy- “One Tin”

Hiplife/Afrobeats act ‘Eazzy’ drops her first single for 2017 with a banger titled ‘One Tin’ produced by M.o.G beatz. If hits like kpakposhito and Forever are anything to by, One Tin is sure the raise the bar.

Fans can expect visuals to the track in the coming days.

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Monique ft Barakah- “Power Flow”

After hitting over a million views on YouTube, Spaghetti Records artiste, Monique has listened to the fans and is releasing a french version of the infamous tune ‘Power Flow’

Monique says; “Power Flow is designed for a time such as this. Our nation needs healing, our homes need the manifestation of the highest presence, Nigeria requires the mercies of the king of nations”

Monique has performed alongside top music super stars like Midnight Crew, Infinity, Mike Aremu, Kingsley Ike, Segun Obe, Kenny Saint Brown, Gbenga Owoeye-wise and many more.

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