Author: africori

Nigerian star rapper MI Abaga teams up with Dice Ailes in his latest single 'Your Father'. Produced by C Kay, the track is daring in it's lyrics and MI once again reiterates his place in the Nigerian hip-hop scene as the one to look up to and the one to be respected.
Probably not a good idea to send this to your father. But most certainly vibe to this with your gang!

Here's another one for the 'brown skinned' ladies. Jewels of East Africa Sauti Sol team up with award winning Nigerian dancehall & reggae act Patoranking in "Melanin". In no uncertain terms, the lyrics celebrate the ups and downs of love and the beautiful queens filled with all the melanin there is! Bringing the melodic blend of Patoranking's delivery with the unmatched vocals of the award winning East African band.

Diva, queen from East Africa; Vanessa Mdee turns the spotlight on two up coming acts in Kenya as she features Maua Sama and Tommy Flava in her latest single 'Bounce'. Produced by Breezy, the single is sizzling, catchy, energetic and perfect for the coming weekend vibes.

Off the just released chart topping movie 'Boo2', UK based Afrobeats act Silvastone shares 'Full Moon Tonight' alongside singer-songwriter, actress and author Kelli Wakili. Full Moon Tonight is the official soundtrack for the Halloween themed movie.

Cameroon's finest Stanley Enow, teams up with the 30 billion man Davido in a new single that adores, appreciates the brown skinned girl. Recorded between Douala - Washington DC and Atlanta, "Caramel" was produced by Soft Touch with additional guitars from Simplo and was studio directed by Cameroon's music diva Charlotte Dipanda. The release is accompanied by matching visuals; shot in Johannesburg by seasoned director Justin Campos, starring Lagos based Zimbabwean TV personality and actress; Vimbai with an appearance from designer 'David Tlale' who also styled the shoot with his just launched spring/summer collection.

African Rap Royalty, MI Abaga sends a message to all Nigerian Rappers in a brand new single. 'You Rappers Should Fix Up Your Lives' talks to the dwindling state of Nigerian rap industry which MI has long been credited for 'breathing life' to. Abaga who is the current CEO of chocolate City Music Label has time and time again been held 'responsible' for the state of Nigerian rap and in this record he talks of the responsibilities of those who have come after him and their shortcomings. The project plays with MI's lyrical genius skills and mental word play on a deep bass laced hip hop beat, influenced with what some might call alternative trap. 

Ever wished you had to patience to wait until all the stars align just right for your plans?Yung L aka Mr Marley did just that and the result is a 19 tracked body of work made up of creativity, passion, versatility and of course talent. Also appropriately titled 'BLTN' (Better Late Than Never). Featuring a sexy mellow dancehall tune 'Nina' ,a love song with a blend of afrobeats and dancehall and heavy use of live instruments 'Anya', latest single 'Gbewa', party jam'Cheers', and all around hit 'Pass The Aux', this project showcases a full musical journey of Yung L; his capability to travel through genres including some very traditional eastern Nigerian sounds while retaining his unique sound of afrodancehall through all 19 tracks. The album also features collaborations with some of Africa's finest from Ghana; R2Beesand Sarkodie. Looking to find something worth your while? click the link below and once you realise you love it. Share with everyone who will listen.

Multi Award winning African Group from Kenya; Sauti Sol team up with Project Fame West Africa (2010) winner Chidinma from Nigeria for a brand new feel-good track. From the studios of Coke Africa and produced by Masterkraft, this is called 'Gyration'.