Best New Music: Davido has something to say about avoiding drama on new track, “FIA”

Best New Music: Davido has something to say about avoiding drama on new track, “FIA”

Retreating from toxic love

Best New Music: “Che Che” is a well-earned win for Mayorkun’s year long slow burn

Best New Music: “Che Che” is a well-earned win for Mayorkun’s year long slow burn

DMW starlet delivers stunning follow-up to

Best New Music: Niniola’s “Saro” is a sweet war cry sold as an energetic love song

Best New Music: Niniola’s “Saro” is a sweet war cry sold as an energetic love song

The best track off a best new album

Best New Music: Juls and Burna Boy are as cool as the arctic on “Gwarn”

Best New Music: Juls and Burna Boy are as cool as the arctic on “Gwarn”

Under covers Afro-fusion blues

Best New Music: Nasty C and Runtown make an unlikely crossover smash with “Said”

Best New Music: Nasty C and Runtown make an unlikely crossover smash with “Said”

Someone should have thought of this a long time

Best New Music: Kiss Daniel is still making brilliance of alt-Afropop on “Yeba”

Best New Music: Kiss Daniel is still making brilliance of alt-Afropop on “Yeba”

Another addition to a career-long smooth sail

Best New Music: Jeff Akoh’s “Shokolokobangoshe” satire and showmanship all wrapped in a neat package

Best New Music: Jeff Akoh’s “Shokolokobangoshe” satire and showmanship all wrapped in a neat package

Destined for the big

Best New Music: With Amaa Rae, AYLØ’s “Whoa” is a sweet sultry tribute to lost love

Best New Music: With Amaa Rae, AYLØ’s “Whoa” is a sweet sultry tribute to lost love

A feature that deserves its own

Best New Music Special: “Take Me Back” by Simi + “Dirty” by Jesse Jagz

Best New Music Special: “Take Me Back” by Simi + “Dirty” by Jesse Jagz

Two of the most compelling album outtakes from "Odysseus" and

Best New Music: DJ Consequence and Mayorkun’s “Blow The Whistle” is not what you think

Best New Music: DJ Consequence and Mayorkun’s “Blow The Whistle” is not what you think

It's a jam and half and probably more.

Best New Music: Yela’s “Fickle” is experimental pop at its finest

Best New Music: Yela’s “Fickle” is experimental pop at its finest

Yela isn't here to play with you hoes.

Best New Music: #StreetTakover2017 gets off to a late-start with Olamide’s “Wo”

Best New Music: #StreetTakover2017 gets off to a late-start with Olamide’s “Wo”

The voice of the streets is back on the

Best New Music: Kah-Lo is amping up the tempo with “Fasta”

Best New Music: Kah-Lo is amping up the tempo with “Fasta”

A repeat button

Best New Music: Burna Boy’s “Grind” re-up, “Chilling Chillin” is a masterclass in Afrofusion

Best New Music: Burna Boy’s “Grind” re-up, “Chilling Chillin” is a masterclass in Afrofusion

Burna Boy goes to

Best New Music: Dáramólá goes electro-goth on “Swim Float Drown”

Best New Music: Dáramólá goes electro-goth on “Swim Float Drown”

All the Kanye West truth

Best New Music: GMK brings chillwave to the block on “OTB”

Best New Music: GMK brings chillwave to the block on “OTB”

Chill-wave in flight.

Best New Music: Bucie and Wizkid are an SA House power duo on “All For Love”

Best New Music: Bucie and Wizkid are an SA House power duo on “All For Love”

An excellent duet, and Wizkid is more earnest than we've seen him in

Best New Music: BankyOnDBeatz and Dj Yin make a house bop for the ages with “Good loving”

Best New Music: BankyOnDBeatz and Dj Yin make a house bop for the ages with “Good loving”

Possible grammy contender.

Best New Music: Maleek Berry does what he knows best on new single, “Been Calling”

Best New Music: Maleek Berry does what he knows best on new single, “Been Calling”

Nobody makes heartbreak music like

Best New Music: Get on the “Ghana Bounce” with Ajebutter22

Best New Music: Get on the “Ghana Bounce” with Ajebutter22

Another unlikely hit from the king of one-liners and catchphrases