Songs Of The Day: New Music From Karun, Mizzle, Ric Hassani & More

New year, new music

As the year kicks off, new music never stops in rotation. Every week, many songs from African artists make their way to digital streaming platforms, and wading through them can be intense. That’s where The NATIVE’s Songs of the Day column comes in to help. We go through as many new releases as possible, spotlighting them here, two to three times every week. Today, enjoy new releases from Mizzle, Karun, Bey T, Ric Hassani and more. Dig In!

Mizzle – “Marry Her”

Fresh meat alum Mizzle kicks off the year with the Amapiano infused track titled “Marry Her.” On the record, he shows off his playboy side as he advises his love interest to stay clear of him as he’s bound to break a few hearts. Over delectable production helmed by the artist himself, he chants “She say make another nigga no bother that na me go marry her, marry her.” 

Ric Hassani – “My Only Baby”

After ending the year in grand style with romantic singles “Angel” and “Connection,” Ric Hassani has kicked off the new year with his latest record, “My Only Baby.” Produced by DeeYasso, the mid-tempo number sees the artist singing romantic lyrics to his muse as he makes his intentions completely clear to her. With his charming and captivating voice, he sings “anything you want I’ll do, I’ll be your lover and your fool/because I want to marry you.”

Bey T – “Personal” ft. Karun

For the new record “Personal,” Bey T taps her fellow Kenya based singer and songwriter Karun. The uptempo record finds both women bring their best foot forward as they sing about focusing on focusing on their mental and emotional advancement and putting themselves first. On the pre-hook, the duo sing relatable lyrics such as “I had what you need, you had me and told me I should wait.” 

Antoneosoul – “Switch It Up” ft. Kemboi

Kenyan OAP, songwriter and singer Antoneosoul is back with the deluxe version of his debut album ‘Welcome To My Soul.’ On the record “Switch It Up” with Kemboi, he delivers a slow paced soul number that finds the artist flexing their vocals over the melodious production of the track. 

Lyta – Stronger

Marlian signee Lyta is focused on being the best version of himself this year. On new single “Stronger,” he speaks about his musical journey so far, getting better as an artist as well as his predictions for the new year, over the melodious production of the Niphkeys produced track.

Anonymous Music & Mohbad – “Feel Better” 

After rounding up the year with the feel-good record “Weekend,” street pop singer and songwriter Mohbad teams up with Anonymous music for a catchy new track. On the new Amapiano-infused number, Mohbad speaks about being in a better place and focusing on the positive things of life following the hardship of the past year.

Hook – “A Little Thing Called Love” ft. Xenia Manasseh

For the new electronic single, Kenyan singers Hook and Xenia Manasseh join forces for the new record “A Little Thing Called Love.” The track finds both artists at their most expressive as they break down their understanding of love and romance, which takes on a different definition for each person.

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