Best New Music: Omah Lay’s “Understand” is a lesson on unrequited love

Best New Music: Omah Lay’s “Understand” is a lesson on unrequited love

Another string in his...

Best New Music: MOONGA K.’s “black, free & beautiful” is radiant & resonant

Best New Music: MOONGA K.’s “black, free & beautiful” is radiant & resonant

A resolute, uplifting pro-Black...

Best New Music: Burna Boy breathes new life into DJ Tarico’s “Yaba Buluku Remix”

Best New Music: Burna Boy breathes new life into DJ Tarico’s “Yaba Buluku Remix”

Burna Boy is...

Best New Music: Olamide’s “Need For Speed” is an undeniable testament of growth

Best New Music: Olamide’s “Need For Speed” is an undeniable testament of growth

Another win for the veteran...

Best New Music: Kah-Lo’s “Commandments” is a self-affirming piece of Dance music

Best New Music: Kah-Lo’s “Commandments” is a self-affirming piece of Dance music

Off her new EP, 'The...

Best New Music: Tomi Thomas enlists Buju Banton for sultry new track “Hurricane”

Best New Music: Tomi Thomas enlists Buju Banton for sultry new track “Hurricane”

The hopeless romantic strikes...

Best new music: On “pressure”, Leehis Jr. merges introspection with immersive alt-rock

Best new music: On “pressure”, Leehis Jr. merges introspection with immersive alt-rock

Featuring xInsomniac & Wicked...

Best New Music: Smallgod unites Headie One, O’Kenneth, Kwaku DMC & LP2Loose for “Sinner”

Best New Music: Smallgod unites Headie One, O’Kenneth, Kwaku DMC & LP2Loose for “Sinner”

Kumerica meets UK...

Best New Music: Ladipoe lands another hit with “Feeling”

Best New Music: Ladipoe lands another hit with “Feeling”

The Leader of the Revival strikes...

Best new music: Sarz & Lojay fuse Afropop and R&B for deceptively addictive “Tonongo”

Best new music: Sarz & Lojay fuse Afropop and R&B for deceptively addictive “Tonongo”

A stunning teaser from the duo's upcoming collaborative...

Best New Music: Dee Koala taps Blxckie & K. Keed for assured Trap slapper, “Spazz”

Best New Music: Dee Koala taps Blxckie & K. Keed for assured Trap slapper, “Spazz”

One of the catchiest rap songs you'll hear this...

Best New Music: BOJ turns messy feelings into a catchy bop on “Emotions”

Best New Music: BOJ turns messy feelings into a catchy bop on “Emotions”

BOJ continues to show why he remains a true one-off in the Nigerian music...

Best New Music: Tay Iwar’s “Peaking” is a tale of romantic yearning

Best New Music: Tay Iwar’s “Peaking” is a tale of romantic yearning

'Love and Isolation' will be released on the...

Best New Music: Karun & Higo’s “Here With Me” is a glossy pop-soul exhibition

Best New Music: Karun & Higo’s “Here With Me” is a glossy pop-soul exhibition

Karun and Higo are a sonic pair made in...

Best New Music Special: Teni documents her unbending confidence on debut LP, ‘WONDALAND’

Best New Music Special: Teni documents her unbending confidence on debut LP, ‘WONDALAND’

"Welcome to my triple X...

Best New Music: Skillz 8Figure & Oxlade’s “Make Sense” captures the conventionality of lust

Best New Music: Skillz 8Figure & Oxlade’s “Make Sense” captures the conventionality of lust

The heart of the song is beautiful and endowed...

Best New Music: Alpha P’s “Jiggy Bop” is a banger

Best New Music: Alpha P’s “Jiggy Bop” is a banger

A sleek, Funk-indented cut off the Def Jam Africa-curated soundtrack for "Coming 2...

Best New Music: Darkoo puts her twist on romantic vulnerability with “Pick Up”

Best New Music: Darkoo puts her twist on romantic vulnerability with “Pick Up”

Representing both sides of the conversation in a disintegrating romantic...

Best new music: Yaw Tog is taking Asakaa to the world with “Sore (Remix)” featuring Kwesi Arthur and Stormzy

Best new music: Yaw Tog is taking Asakaa to the world with “Sore (Remix)” featuring Kwesi Arthur and Stormzy

A star-studded remix to confirm Yaw Tog's mainstream visibility and further his global...

Best New Music: Focalistic and Davido are deep in their bag on “Ke Star Remix”

Best New Music: Focalistic and Davido are deep in their bag on “Ke Star Remix”

From Pretoria to Lagos with...