New music from Fiokee, SevenKizs, Victor AD and more
Music lovers across Africa and beyond this week, beginning from January 10 -12, promises a diverse wave of fresh Afrobeat sounds guaranteed to keep speakers bumping and hearts happy.
Leading the charge is Fiokee, the Nigerian guitar maestro known for his mesmerising skills. Taking a step out of the instrumental shadows, Fiokee steps into the spotlight with his debut single, “If You Don’t Mind.” Expect smooth vocals, infectious melodies, and Fiokee’s signature touch, weaving soulful guitar licks into the Afropop tapestry.
From Nigeria to Ghana, the party continues with “Picture Remix” by SevenKizs. This dancefloor-ready anthem, already a viral sensation, gets a fresh spin with the official remix. Fans of Kuami Eugene will instantly recognise the catchy hook and vibrant energy, but this version promises even more heat and irresistible rhythm.
Back in Nigeria, Victor AD turns to a higher power with “Holy Water.” This heartfelt track finds the rising star seeking divine guidance and strength as he navigates the challenges of providing for his loved ones. Expect emotive vocals, a touch of gospel influence, and a message of hope that resonates deeply.
FirstKlaZ blasts onto the scene with “Gen-Z Fuji,” a genre-bending banger that blends salsa drums, mellow vibes and the legendary vocals of Ayinde Barrister. This electrifying mix is a testament to the genre’s adaptability and FirstKlaZ’s bold vision for its future.
Meanwhile, hip-hop heavyweights Vector and Bella Shmurda join forces for “If They Are Real.” This powerful collaboration tackles the ever-present struggles with deception, offering thanks for protection and finding solace in the healing power of music. Expect sharp verses, insightful rhymes and a potent message that will resonate with everyone who’s ever faced betrayal.
And for those who can’t resist a sweet love song, Tanzanian star Bruce Africa delivers “Never.” This smooth, feel-good track gets the year off to a romantic start with its infectious afropop groove and heartfelt lyrics. Get ready to fall in love (or relive some cherished memories) as Bruce pours his heart out in this infectious tune.
So, whether you crave soulful vocals, pulsating beats, or genre-bending innovation, this week’s Afrobeat releases have something for everyone. Get ready to dance, sing, and let the music wash over you as the hottest new tunes from across Africa fill your ears and lift your spirits.