New Music Friday: Another Weekly Dose of New Music Friday

We live in a world dipped deep in so much uncertainty today, but one thing is for sure–– we are not running out of music, at least not any time soon. Fridays are usually our best days, after a long week of hassle we get to relax and unwind to new and amazing music from established and promising acts across the world. At Morebranches, our music editors and curators have taken out to time to surf the web all day in search of some of the best new sounds oozing out of West Africa. Make sure you share this post with your friends and loved ones.


Paybac Iboro did it for the culture again, this time with some the hottest names in Nigeria’s rap scene. effortlessly one of the best Nigerian hip-hop collaborations of the year.

Tekno –– Puttin

Afro-pop hitmaker and producer Tekno is back on the streets with a smashing record that wittily discusses sex with use of innuendos.

Shopé –– RIKIKI (EP)

Nigerian-Canadian artist Shopé locks it in this week with the debut of his 7-track EP, a project that essentially serves as a primer on afrofusion’s place in global scheme of things.

Toyin Ores’–– Anesthetic

Armed with a Empire Africa deal, Nigerian singer and new kid on the block Toyin Ores has let out his full length 12-track project ‘Anesthetics’ featuring a fresh crop of underground afrofusion artists including NU, Yoshii and other rappers he made music with from his days as a student in the states.

Niniola –– Colours and Sounds

The Queen herself and mother of afro-urban house music, Niniola has finally released her sophomore album featuring previous hit tracks Fantasy, Omo Rapala and even more.

Naira Marley –– Idi Oremi

Azanti & Psycho YP – Focused

16 year-old Azanti is the newest member of Abuja based collective, Apex Village which is also home to rappers PsychoYP, Zilla Oaks and more. Focused is the first single off his forthcoming project with YP scheduled for release before the end of the year.

Simi –– Relentless II

After taking a break from music to take care of baby business, one of Nigeria’s biggest stars returns to the scene with a remarkable piece of work deeply embedded in love and romance.

Billy2K –– Heir to the Rain Vol 1

On his first project, Nigerian rapper Billy2K embodies his blissful sound, balancing soulful implementation with ethereal production and lyrics. His constantly heightening energetic deliveries add so much vitality to on every track with clearly intricate cadences that never seem forced or broken up by any means. 

Eri Ife –– Naughty Girl

Following his last release, Esquire: the EP, the esquire wey dey run choir took a short break to focus on both his law career and background music work. He has, however, returned to show a part of him that fuses RnB and Dance-hall to produce the raciest Eri Ife that you have ever seen.

Olamide –– Green Light

If you have been watching slowly, then you are most likely aware that the king of the streets and renowned music executive is set for a new, highly-anticipated album. ‘Green light’ is a sneak peek into what Olamide is up to.

Hermez –– All The Time Feat. Mojo

This one is for the hopeless romantics and undercover hard guys, Hermez and Mojo did the damn thing!

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