Psst Cool Stuff: 7 African Songs To Listen to
Here’s a list of alternative and genre bending tracks from all across Africa to deepen your summer playlist.Read more: Psst Cool Stuff: 7 African Songs To Listen to
Odeal ft Brazy – Be Easy (NG)
Odeal ingeniously exploits the versatility of vocals in Be Easy with the captivating chant repeated through out the song layered over distinct African drums.
It’s giving whine your waist and boop your head!
SupersmashBroz ft Azanti – Seek & Find (NG)
Like 2Face and Fela on a track Seek & Find has the tempo of a fly guy walking into a party with a Colgate smile .
With hints of salsa & afrobeats SuperSmashBroz and Azanti create an intriguing and extremely enjoyable track.
Mysie – CTRL (UG)
The fusion of pop and house makes CTRL sound like the sound track from an analog game, fast enough to dance too, calm enough to enjoy and extremely fun.
Mysie’s vocals add a layer of smoothness that makes the music flow seamlessly through your ears down to your feet and make you move your waist line.
Nonso Amadi , BEAM – Kilimanjaro (NG)
Like a whiff of lavender, the drums in Kilimanjaro wake all your senses and make you want to move your body.
BEAM’s dancehall verse raises the excitement making it the perfect song for a pool party.
Herman Suede – Your love (GH)
Like a song from the old Adekunle Gold, Your Love starts on a high with chants, highlife undertone on afrobeats , the fusion is high energy and full of excitment.
Herman $eude spreads joy, excitement and happiness in his sultry delivery of the lyrics. Your Love sounds like a jolly highlife wedding song.
Select Play , Nasty C, Manana, Tellman – Better Than This (ZA)
The intro to Better than this is giving “lights, camera, action” followed by the powerful thud of electric drums and deep pads, its an explosive sensory experience from the jump. Sparse on lyrics this collaboration tells a captivating story of an experience where there ain’t no feeling Better Than This.
Select Play, Nasty C, Manana & Tellman have created the ultimate rave song in this track!
Masandi ft Mthandazo Gatya -Bekezela (SA)
Like call from the ancestors Bekezela is ethereal, heavy on Amapiano from the start, the fusion of soul creates an airy atmosphere drawing you into a sensational experience, amplified by the Choral ensemble.
The diversity of vocal dexterity intensifies the depth of the allure in the song making it a perfect wind down song.