This week’s selection of new Ghanaian Music covers a wide array of urban genres:
Shatta Wale & Sister Deborah deliver Afropop bangers, young kings J.Derobie & Larruso drop hardcore dancehall riddims; AMG Ahtitude recruits a star-studded cast of Medikal, Bosom P-Yung, Kofi Mole & Joey B for hip-hop anthem; whereas Mugeez, Gyakie, Strongman, Supa Gaeta & Kwesi Arthur serenade us with melodic love bops!
Sister Deborah ft Lapili & Kofi Mole – Kanzo
Off her recently released African Mermaid EP, “Kanzo” is a song that gives a comedic spin to the concept of inner beauty. Produced by 2AA, “Kanzo” is heavy on electro-pop influences, featuring Spanish singer Lapili and Ghanaian rapper Kofi Mole.
J Derobie – Back It
“Back It” is a hardcore dancehall joint that sees J.Derobie spew aggressive “ragga” flows over a thumping Uche B produced riddim, revealing a side of the Empawa artist we had never seen prior.
Strongman ft Kelvynboy- Pilolo
Strongman and Kelvyn boy seem to be forging a special musical synergy as this will be their second major collaboration in a span of a year. Similar to last year’s “Crazy For You”, “Pilolo” sees the talented acts combine seamlessly on yet another love-themed afrobeat banger!
Ahtitude ft Medikal, Bosom Pyung, Kofi Mole & Joey B – Yaazo
AMG Ahtitude recruits a star-studded cast on this hip-hop anthem. The tall list includes labelmate Medikal, Bosom Pyung, Kofi Mole and Joey B. With each rapper on his A-game, “Yaazo” is a rapfest!
Gyakie ft Bisa Kdei – Sor Mi Mu
Talented singer-songwriter, Gyakie features multi award-winning Ghanaian Highlife musician, Bisa Kdei on “Sor Mi Mu” which translates to “Hold Me”.
Produced by iPappi, the highlife bop expresses feelings of unselfish love.
Shatta Wale & The Militants – Chacha
Shatta Wale calls on the Militants composed of Addi Self, Captan, and Natty Lee on what is already sounding like yet another hit record! Directed by PKMI, the visuals were shot in the famous Nima vicinity, his home neighborhood.
Mugeez – Chihuahua
One-half of legendary Tema-based music powerhouse R2bees, Mugeez serves all-new single dubbed ‘Chihuahua’. Produced by Zodivc, ‘Chihuahua’ is a mid-tempo contemporary highlife jam, a give-away single intended to whet our appetites for an impending solo EP due for later this year.
Kwesi Arthur – Why
Kwesi Arthur is all in his feelings on new single “Why”, which sees him address recent controversies surrounding his love life.
Laying sweet melodies over a string-heavy Yung Demz production, “Why” is undoubtedly a must-listen!
Supa Gaeta – Never Again
Following his previous release, ‘Woa’ which features BBNZ artist Ko-Jo Cue, emerging talent Supa Gaeta returns with a new track dubbed: ‘Never Again’. Also produced by Yung Demz, the bop speaks on giving up on love.
Larusso – Gi Dem
Larruso releases new dancehall influenced afro-fusion single titled “Gi Dem”, a testament to the new young artist’s versatility. The 18-year-old is set to take his budding career up a notch with new single “Gi Dem” which has production credits going to ace Ghanaian Producer, Beatz Dakay.