Best New Music: Zinoleesky’s “Gone Far” is a well-earned victory lap

Best New Music: Zinoleesky’s “Gone Far” is a well-earned victory lap

A triumphant recount of his path from virality to substantial

Best New Music: Fave embraces romantic vulnerability on “Baby Riddim”

Best New Music: Fave embraces romantic vulnerability on “Baby Riddim”

a master of

Best New Music: Masego’s “Mystery Lady” gets the Scorpion Kings treatment

Best New Music: Masego’s “Mystery Lady” gets the Scorpion Kings treatment

a lush, spacey and virtuosic

Best New Music: Amaarae taps Kali Uchis for an update of “Sad Girlz Luv Money”

Best New Music: Amaarae taps Kali Uchis for an update of “Sad Girlz Luv Money”

a legendary

Best New Music: Turunesh’s “Rum & Butter” Captures The Dreaminess of New Romance

Best New Music: Turunesh’s “Rum & Butter” Captures The Dreaminess of New Romance

girls need sex

Best New Music: Dunnie, Gemini Major and Focalistic Are A Forceful Match on “Ewele”

Best New Music: Dunnie, Gemini Major and Focalistic Are A Forceful Match on “Ewele”

The trio reflect on tougher times

Best New Music: Tiwa Savage provides an inspirational nudge with “Work Fada”

Best New Music: Tiwa Savage provides an inspirational nudge with “Work Fada”

Off her excellent new EP, 'Water &

Best New Music: Blxckie’s “Tired” Is An Ode To Perseverance 

Best New Music: Blxckie’s “Tired” Is An Ode To Perseverance 

a relatable track about life's

Best New Music: Ria Sean’s “Money Bag” Is Full Of Bold Proclamations

Best New Music: Ria Sean’s “Money Bag” Is Full Of Bold Proclamations

A empowering new

Best New Music: Ona Dema evokes pain and disgust on break-up song, “Krazy”

Best New Music: Ona Dema evokes pain and disgust on break-up song, “Krazy”

An anti-love anthem

Best New Music Special: Sarz & Obongjayar bring Funk back on ‘Sweetnees’

Best New Music Special: Sarz & Obongjayar bring Funk back on ‘Sweetnees’

Is Funk-Disco

Best New Music: Lady Donli’s “Searching” Is A Yearning For Freedom

Best New Music: Lady Donli’s “Searching” Is A Yearning For Freedom

Lady Donli is back and

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