This weekend, promises to be one of the longest, and a mini holiday for those that have since resumed work. The authorities have declared Monday and Tuesday as public holidays for Muslims all over the world who are marking the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Although this year’s Eid is expected to be held on a low key, as the world battles with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have compiled this Playlist for you to vibe and hum to, while still keeping safe.
Duduke By Simi
Nigerian artiste Simi’s first single of 2020 titled “Duduke” has been topping the charts for weeks. The accompanying video and challenge has also made the song one of Nigerians favourite songs out there.
“Duduke” is a classic mid-tempo Afrobeats number with just enough bounce to get you into the dance floor. Produced by the talented Oscar, the mellow track is essentially an onomatopoeic play on the sound the artiste’s heart makes when she thinks about her love interest. Both the stringed instrumentals and varied drums make for an undeniably infectious rhythm—a no-doubt signature Simi track.
Ife By DJ Big N FT Don Jazzy and Teni
DJ Big N’s newest single, “Ife”, features the one-take god, Teni and ace music producer, Don Jazzy. “Ife” is the ultimate love song that not only showcases love’s maturity, but also the definition of genuine love. A culmination of love adventures, Teni and Don Jazzy poured their hearts into this song and expressed how love makes them feel. On the melodious chorus, Teni goes on to express how genuine her love is while Don Jazzy preaches reassurance (“Assurance”) on his verse. This Don Jazzy- produced track is set to imprint itself in hearts of many. You should vibe to it this weekend.
Good Job By Alicia Keys
The war against coronavirus is still on. While lockdowns and social distancing measures are being eased gradually all over the world, there are still those on the frontline treating individuals with Covid19. Shout out to all the doctors, nurses and other health workers for their sacrifices and dedication to duty. Good job by Alicia Keys is a song dedicated to those on the frontline.
“Good Job” is a classic Keys ballad that puts her piano and voice front and center, with a few atmospheric touches for good measure. “You’re doing a good job,” Keys sings during the chorus, “Don’t get too down/The world needs you now/Know that you matter.”
Overload 2 By Sarkodie Feat Oxlade
Sarkodie teamed up with Oxlade who blessed his new song “Overload 2” with his Sultry voice.
“Overload 2” talks about loving, caring for and blessing your lover in excess. Oxlade brought live into this track with his sultry voice, vibe and catchy adlibs. Definitely something to listen to.
Ojoro By Star Boy Terri
This is the first single off the album; “Afroseries,”. “Ojoro” tells the story of an innocent and bashful Terri pleading with his lady not to be shady in professing her love for him. He tells her to stop the fronting and give him all the love he desires. This track has presented Terri as an artiste that one should definitely watch out for as he looks set to continue delivering hits that showcase his immense talent.
Rain on Me By Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande
3 years ago today, 22 lives were lost in a terrorist attack at Ariana Grande’s concert in the Manchester Arena. Today, the video for Lady Gaga’s new single featuring Ariana Grande would be released. The track itself is one of the biggest songs on the planet at the moment.
The pop powerhouses celebrates their truth on the dance-floor anthem off Gaga’s new album Chromatica. “Teardrops on my face / Let it wash away my sins,” sings Grande before Gaga responds, “It’s coming down on me.”
Call By Joe Boy
Call by Buzzing Nigerian artist Joeboy is the first single from the artist’s upcoming debut album. “Call” is a catchy love song, featuring production from Dera. “Call” introduces a darker, more urgent edge to Joeboy’s sound, and we love it! you will too if you jam to it this weekend.
1 Mili By Davido
1 Milli,” co-written by Adekunle Kosoko (the Afro Highlife star popularly known as Adekunle Gold) flaunted Davido’s knack for the outlandish. On the warm-sounding song, Davido asks on its refrain “tell your mummy I go pay, how much is one milli… one million dollars? Davido’s 1 Mill is a powerful and beautiful rendition aimed at inciting the flame of love in its listeners.
Ocean Eyes By Billy Ellish
Written and produced by her older brother featuring her vocals, the song was originally created for Billie’s dance teacher, who wanted to choreograph a routine to original music. Within hours, the tune garnered praise from various websites and she’s been on the upswing ever since.
Of Lagos By Mayorkun
This track is an Afro-pop/hip-pop/bop record that will make vibe non-stop. His label producer Fresh VDM produced this catchy song, the DMW’s hitmaker Mayorkun served “of Lagos” a bopping beat that comes with good instruments. Mayorkun DMW’s pop star was a vibe all THROUGH the song. This is an addictive song i must warn! it comes with an irresistible melody and catchy lyrics