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Best New Music: CKay turns up the romance on “Jeje de Whine”

Best New Music: CKay turns up the romance on “Jeje de Whine”

Speaking to romance's commercial viability during the season of...

Best New Music: Victony’s “More” embodies the dreaminess of new romance

Best New Music: Victony’s “More” embodies the dreaminess of new romance

A phenomenal glare the world-beating artist Victony is primed to become at the peak of his...

Best New Music Special: Bedroom pop is now ‘Ruled By Venus, Unfortunately’

Best New Music Special: Bedroom pop is now ‘Ruled By Venus, Unfortunately’

"This project is an introduction. It's hello, it's how are you? It's 'I love...

Best New Music: Rema solidifies his dominant run with new single “Woman”

Best New Music: Rema solidifies his dominant run with new single “Woman”

Yet another banger from...

Best New Music: Omah Lay’s “Damn” is a declaration of assuredness

Best New Music: Omah Lay’s “Damn” is a declaration of assuredness

A standout off his debut EP, 'Get...

Best New Music Special: WurlD makes a mark with his latest EP, ‘AFROSOUL’

Best New Music Special: WurlD makes a mark with his latest EP, ‘AFROSOUL’

Throughout the project, WurlD self-assuredly demands what he wants out of love and life...

Best New Music: Rema, 6LACK, Tion Wayne & Manny Norte’s “4 AM” sets the mood for this summer

Best New Music: Rema, 6LACK, Tion Wayne & Manny Norte’s “4 AM” sets the mood for this summer

Lagos, Atlanta, and London come together in Ghana for the brand new...

Best New Music: Darkoo’s “Juicy” makes lust sound profound and playful

Best New Music: Darkoo’s “Juicy” makes lust sound profound and playful

An early contender for 2020's song of the...

Best New Music: 2Baba waxes philosophical about the duplicity of fame on “Important”

Best New Music: 2Baba waxes philosophical about the duplicity of fame on “Important”

Look before you...

Best New Music:  Hear “SWEAT”, the steamiest and most definitive track off Sarz and WurlD’s ‘I Love Girls With Trobul’

Best New Music: Hear “SWEAT”, the steamiest and most definitive track off Sarz and WurlD’s ‘I Love Girls With Trobul’

A steamy potential sleeper...

Best New Music: “L’enu” seals Buju’s remarkable 2019 come-up

Best New Music: “L’enu” seals Buju’s remarkable 2019 come-up

His third smash single for the calendar...

Best New Music: Step into Amaarae’s erotic house of mystery and horror with “Like It”

Best New Music: Step into Amaarae’s erotic house of mystery and horror with “Like It”

of darkness, sex and loss of...

Best New Music: Rema finds new truths on “Rewind”, off his Bad Commando EP

Best New Music: Rema finds new truths on “Rewind”, off his Bad Commando EP

Afropop's wunderkind continues an indelible 2019...

Best New Music: Wizkid is a mystical Starboy for new banger, “Joro”

Best New Music: Wizkid is a mystical Starboy for new banger, “Joro”

Ojuelegba to the world...

Best New Music: ICTOOICY’s “Melancholy Baby”  is an unapologetic commentary on saviour syndrome in romance

Best New Music: ICTOOICY’s “Melancholy Baby” is an unapologetic commentary on saviour syndrome in romance

sad girls don't...

Best New Music: Accra City Vice comes to life in Tulenkey’s trap-house anthem “Yard”

Best New Music: Accra City Vice comes to life in Tulenkey’s trap-house anthem “Yard”

featuring Ara and Wes7ar...

Best New Music Special: “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyoncé + “Collateral Damage” By Burna Boy”

Best New Music Special: “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyoncé + “Collateral Damage” By Burna Boy”

A double special from the most talked about projects of the...

Best New Music: Buju’s “Energy” is Afro-fusion twist to conventional love songs

Best New Music: Buju’s “Energy” is Afro-fusion twist to conventional love songs

that will melt your...

Best New Music: Davido’s “Wonder Woman” is another typical OBO flex

Best New Music: Davido’s “Wonder Woman” is another typical OBO flex

another bar set by one of Africa's biggest music success...

Best New Music: Major Lazer and Burna Boy’s “All My Life” brings on a vibe for a lifetime

Best New Music: Major Lazer and Burna Boy’s “All My Life” brings on a vibe for a lifetime

"I hope you listening" - Burna Boy...

Best New Music: Darkovibes is living in the moment on “Stay Woke”

Best New Music: Darkovibes is living in the moment on “Stay Woke”

"...till the day that we fall...