Today is the final Monday of June and to wrap up the month we put the freshest, hottest tracks of last week on a list for you to enjoy.
Survive- Jaido P ft Olamide
On this track, Olamide brings out the gentler side of his persona that he has been showing off recently. Together, Jaido P and Olamide sing a sad song about surviving hardship and heartbreak.
All- Rexxie ft Davido
A delightful love song in DMV fashion. This high spirited song has the amazing melding of talent and delivery with Rexxie and Davido and every listener will be excited to show off their best dance moves to this beat.
Omo x100- Reminisce ft Olamide
The kings of street music and indigenous rap come together on this exciting track. Reminisce raps about transitioning from a young club hopping rapper to being a dad and still killing it in rap and film. Olamide takes a more background role with his soft vocals singing the hook. Reminisce also goes on to point out how unsafe life is in the now and how no time is the right time. Listen to this track here.
Rise of the Underdogs 2- Show Dem Camp ft Tomi Thomas
Show Dem Camp shows yet another facet of rap talent with this reggaeton blend. They collaborated with Tomi Thomas to bring this afro-reggae hit to life. Every listener will be held in thrall by jam with his amazing vocals and heavy wind instrumentals.
DKM(Ma Pa Mi)- Loti ft Magna, PsychoYP and Eskay
The combination of Loti and PsychoYP is always a sonic delight but now with the addition of Magna and Eskay it becomes the perfect sound buffet. Listeners’ ears will be fed with the most hypnotic bouncing rhymes and rhythms. Each verse is a banger and with its catchy hook, it’s hard not to love it.
KAMBA- Terry Apala
Terry Apala continues to bring apala music to the modern age. This song has the traditional apala rhyme scheme and tonalities but with it Terry infuses full drums, exquisite guitar soundwork and delivers to the listener an unforgettable track.
Laba Laba- Pandamonae
Pandamonae sings over this dance inducing, jazz infused instrumental. Pandamonae clearly sounds like he’s having a lot of fun with the vocal delivery and lyrics of this song. His excitement is infectious and the listener will hop on his wave too.
Sacrifices- DAP The Contract ft Tim Lyre
This singing duo gets real on this track as they sing about coming up from scratch to realize their dreams. “Sacrifices” is all about paying homage to the midnight oil they had to burn to get to where they are.
Cheers 2 Life- T’Bellz
T’Bellz raises this song as a toast to life including all the good parts and the ugly bits. He sings that he hustles hard and so he celebrates regardless of the pain and also celebrates the money.
Touch it- KiDi
Kidi drops this island music infused track that is sure to have every listener bringing out their best moves on the dancefloor. KiDi urges the listener to let loose like he does because problems don’t finish.
Chaka- Thomas Mofolo
This is the final part of a trilogy of stories. It is a fantastic and fictional retelling of the story of the rise and fall of the Zulu emperor, King Shaka.
Anthills of The Savannah- Chinua Achebe
This book is an elegantly cracted fictional piece that follows the lives of a handful of characters navigating delicate landscape of a country newly in the grip of a military regime.