13 Oct NewMusicAfrica – Yung L, Slimmz ft Jupitar, OBT, Gugu Zulu and Coke Studio Africa playlists
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.
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Growing Afrobeat act OBT takes his latest single to the streets! Killah is raw, clean, energetic, vibey and a beautiful showcase of urban street culture.
Shot by Aje films in Lagos, Nigeria, these visuals will have you becoming really good friends with the replay button.
For his debut single, Nigerian born afropop, reggae and dancehall act ‘Slimmz’ goes big! featuring top reggae act from Ghana; Jupitar for a catchy track titled ‘Rock My world’.
Produced by one of Ghana’s finest, C-Tea Beat, Rock My World is an upbeat fusion of reggae, dancehall and Afro Pop.
Slimmz also shares the cleaning shot visuals by renowned video director Sesan, for his grand introduction to the world.
For easy listening, we’ve put together a playlist of all the songs from Coke Studio Africa so far on YouTube.
It’s a good day to jive to new and great music from around the continent!
From the motion picture ‘She Is King‘, Gugu Zulu releases new single Higher and Higher, a very high energy, feel good mix of jazz, pop and a bit of soul.
The singer, and actress is also part of South African group ‘The Nameless Band’ and made it to the Idol SA top 16 finalist.
Watch the announcement of Cassper Nyovest‘s win at this year’s AFRIMMAawards held in Texas over the past weekend
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