Welcome to the first monday of July and that means it’s the first music round up of the month. This looks like collab week as almost all the hottest songs that dropped recently have a delightful feature or two. Nonetheless, here are the books and songs you should be enjoying this week.
Party Next Door- Dangbana Republik & Bella Shmurda
A regular awesome duo, Dangbana Republik and Bella Shmurda never go wrong on a track together. The artists sing about the euphoria of losing themselves in a party from dusk till dawn. The track, which is a delightful mix of an excellent afrobeat instrumental and Yoruba lyrics will set a fire to the feet of every listener.
Angelica- Mizzle ft Wande Coal
Mizzle teams up with industry fave, Wande Coal to create this love song. The track boasts beautiful smooth vocals, what else would we expect from Wande and Mizzle as they sing their love for Angelica?
LUV HURTS- Zamir ft Odunsi The Engine
When Alté music and drill influences cross, you get LUV HURTS. Zamir and Odunsi talk about the hard parts of loving people on this track. Their love interest wants to give her all of her love but they caution her that love hurts.
Birthday- Rexxie ft Buju & Moelogo
When this track starts listeners might get the impression that this is a track to be played at a wedding but this is not the case. Instead, Rexxie is telling his love interest he isn’t looking for anything serious or permanent, he just wants a good time where he spends money on her.
Show You A Good Time- Ayo Jay
The song title is precisely the energy Ayo Jay brings to this track with his excellent vocals. Listeners will definitely have a good time listening to this song where Ayo Jay sings about his desire to spoil his love interest with good times.
This song comes with a heavy dancehall beat perfect for a rave or a club. Listeners will be able to lose themselves in the sound of this energetic track by CDQ.
Shake Body- Masterkraft ft Sarkodie & Larry Gaaga
Fresh off his new body of work, Master Groove, Masterkraft is showing the industry that he’s not here to play games. A delightful fusion of amapiano and jazz undertones, Sarkodie, Larry Gaaga and Masterkraft combine to create a track that every listener is sure to love.
Someone Else- Olayinka Ehi ft Mannywellz
With her signature vocals, Olayinka Ehi belts out an emotional performance on this track. She sings about her love interest being interested in someone else; giving their time and love to another. Olayinka Ehi and Mannywellz harmonize beautifully on this track.
Listeners will love this latest track from Yhemhi. Bursting with sound and wonderful vocals, Yhemhi sings about being jealous of the love he has for his Amaka and he seeks to guard it for himself.
Waiting by Goretti Kyomuhendo
The 2007 novel is set in the time of the war to get rid of the dictator Idi Amin. The story follows the main character, the adolescent Alinda and her family as they flee both soldiers and supposed liberators. This riveting read condenses loss, death and the terrible nature of war times.
Hunger Eats a Man by Nkosinathi Sithole
This beautifully written novel examines in stark relief the reality of the lives of those who live in the poorest areas of South Africa.