The year is starting to pick up, as different artists begin to put out their first singles and projects of the year. In anything, the music from this weekend points at is that we are continuing the rollercoaster of new sounds, artists, and projects. With new music from Sir Bastien, Gbasky and Moelogo, Chase Music, Deadwvlf, Skills 8Figure, and more, here’s some of the best new music for this weekend.
Sir Bastien Feat. Naya Akanji – Girlfriend
Ibadan based alternative singer and producer, Sir Bastien drops his first single of the year Girlfriend an ode to Sir Bastien’s lover as he sings alongside Naya Akanji’s soulful vocals.
Gbasky Feat. Moelogo – Original remix
Starting the year with the remix to Original (a song of his sophomore EP which dropped last year) experimental singer Gbasky features Moelogo on a serenading remix. Over P.Prime produced acoustics and drums they both sing of not wanting to lose their lover.
Chase Music – The Chase
Chase Music, home to Jinmi Abduls and other acts, dropped their debut EP introducing F3line, Mohalizer and King Amo.
Opening with the sweetness of Jinmi Abduls and Mohalizer’s voice on Because of Love, The Chase EP takes us on a journey of love featuring their roster of artists. Relying on acoustic guitars and Jinmi Abduls production, you know a love song can’t go wrong. F3line’s breezy voice stands out on the captivating pop track Lemons, with delicate instrumentals that go absolutely well with her voice. King Amo’s mid tempo Pon My Mind is a danceable serenading bop.
Deadwvlf & Nathan Walid – Green and Blue
Nigerian EDM producer Deadwvlf teams up with Nathan Walid for the South African house bop, singing about nature and happiness over EDM beats and melodic drums.
Skillz 8Figure Feat. Twitch 4EVA – 4 Life
A feel-good Afro-pop single featuring fellow Ghanaian act Twitch 4EVA. Skillz softly sings on vulnerability that comes alive after dark and adoration for his girl over delicate harmonies compliment.
Gbayi – Indian Girl
Gbayi, a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and performer is pleased to announce the release of his melodically infectious single, ‘Indian Girl” this December.
“Indian Girl” is off Gbayi’s forthcoming highly anticipated EP, “LOST IN LUST,” and was inspired by an old melodious hook he had created a while back, playing with fun and dance-worthy vibes.
“After hearing the unique beat, I was able to come up with a romantic and fun rhythm for lovers to relate and vibe to. I knew it would be something we could have fun with, especially when listening to that one person who caught your attention on the dance floor. As a passionate Afrobeat artist, my goal is to use my sound as an outlet to help listeners escape any pain and adversity they might be facing…I want to inspire them to unlock new adventures and heal the world through my melodies, organic tunes, and stories.” – Gbayi