26 Feb Salatiel, Rexxie, Abbah & more.
Featuring; Muneyi, Silvastone, Ntosh Gazi and more.
Prolific Tanzanian producer, Abbah, finally launches his album ‘The Evolution‘. This body of work consists of 16 star-studded tracks, including JUX, Marioo, Darassa, Harmonize and more.
Through this album, the beat-master displays his growth. The album’s release is accompanied by the lead single’s, ‘Blessing‘, official video.
Reigning Afropunk Battle of the Bands champ, Muneyi pens an ode to love and lost named ‘Ndo Mu Wana‘. The title translates from his native tongue Tshivenda to I found them. ‘Ndo Muwana‘ is a stark reminder of how abruptly life can change from one polar opposite to the next.
Salatiel – “Africa Represented”
For the past year or so, Salatiel has been finalising his debut album ‘Africa Represented‘. The Cameroonian star takes listeners on a 20-track expedition on which he is joined by various other artists from across the continent.
Afrikan Roots – “uYanginika” (ft. DJ Buckz)
Afro-house trio, Afrikan Roots, tell a cautionary tale about reciprocity. ‘uYanginika‘ features the group’s frequent collaborator, DJ Buckz.
Rexxie & Mohbad – “KPK (Ko Por Ke)”
In December 2020, Rexxie and Mohbad closed off the year with amapiano-influenced ‘KPK (Ko Por Ke)‘. Now the pair presents the official visuals in which they race through the streets of Lekki, Nigeria.
Dreylo – “RAPPERS” (ft. Dremo)
We always aim to provide something new for Afro Fresh Friday and Dreylo’s ‘Rappers’ fits the profile perfectly. On the drill-infused track, Dreylo enlists Dremo.
Weusi – “Panzi La Bando” (ft. Khadija Kopa)
Tanzanian hip hop supergroup, WEUSI, presents the official video for ‘Panzi La Bando’. The single is the first from their upcoming album, ‘Air Weusi’ which is slated for 12 March 2021.
Ntosh Gazi – “Abaphuze” (ft. Mapara A Jazz)
Ntosh Gazi joins forces with hitmakers, Mapara A Jazz to give fans ‘Abaphuze‘. The beat for this track was produced in the same studio session as ‘John Vuli Gate’. Working from the momentum gained from the viral hit, Mapara A Jazz proceeded to cook up this energetic tune.
Robin Thirdfloor is known for taking inspiration from the 90s kwaito sound. ‘Ndosi‘ brings this sonic aesthetic into contemporary times. Layered with a multitude of references, the single takes its title from the late-80s drama Ubambo Lwam’.
SILVASTONE & Masterstepz – “Feeling Your Melody (DJ Sticky UKG Remix)”
Silvastone has been enjoying major success with his latest single, ‘Feeling Your Melody‘ which is running high on radio rotation. Never to miss an opportune moment he serves up the video for the remix reworked by Sticky.
Southside Mohammed – “Nobody Really Safe”
Rapper, Southside Mohammed drops his first release in almost a year ‘Nobody Really Safe‘. The fresh banger features Reason.
In December, Jacky dropped the title song of her album ‘Don’t Let Go‘. Now Jacky provides the full ‘Don’t Let Go’ experience. The 14-track dance album explores love as a running throughline.
Various Artists – “Beats & Love Vol. 3 Compiled by Frank Apollo”
The Good Vibe Radio movement is in motion. Inspired by this podcast series, Frank Apollo puts together a compilation, ‘Beats & Love Vol. 3′, that spans across nine countries.
Various Artists – “Ogopa 1 – Kenyan Club Classics”
Legendary Kenyan label, Ogopa Deejays digs into its wealth of treasured hits to uncover ‘Ogopa 1 – Kenyan Club Classics‘.
Kid Fonque & Jonny Miller – “Connected”
Kid Fonque and Jonny Miller are all set for their highly anticipated collaborative album, ‘Connected‘. For the second offering, Fonque and Miller call on Sio to lend her poetic skills on ‘Hearbeat‘.
‘Connected’ is available for pre-order and lands on 5th March 2021.