This week’s best releases come from Wizkid, whose last album, “Made In Lagos,” had the world dancing in 2020. Experimental singer Kelela also returns with a new single after a five-year hiatus. Don’t miss out on new music from Rochelle Jordan, EST Gee and more.
Wizkid – “Bad To Me”
Wizkid, one of the world’s biggest Afrobeats artists, returns with more music that’ll make you dance. “Bad To Me” is the first release of the year for Wizkid and he does not disappoint with his latest single. The song has a nice mix of keys, leads, and bass fx on top of classic Afrobeat drums. Wizkid drives the song with his versatile and confident vocals, so put this on repeat and vibe out.
Rochelle Jordan – “All Along” (KAYTRANADA Remix)
Rochelle Jordan returned today with a remix album. KAYTRANADA flips “All Along,” creating an energetic dance track over Jordan’s ethereal vocals. In the song, Jordan searches for love even though it’s been in front of her the whole time.
Nick Hakim – “Vertigo”
The song “Vertigo” is a sweet and somber indie track previewing Nick Hakim’s new album, “COMETA.” The song has a unique sound that teeters the line between sad and hopeful all at once. The slightly distorted acoustic guitar sets the tone for the song, and Hakim’s beautiful vocals cascade over the song like a mist, layering the track with depth.
Ice Spice – “Munch”
Ice Spice’s viral single takes on new life as the producer adds elements of old-school rap with a new-age twist. The undeniably smooth track comes with an acoustic piano and a nice bassline, pushing the song forward.
FishXGrits and Curren$y – “Jernt”
This new single by up-and-coming rapper FishXGrits features veteran Curren$y. FishXGrits and Curren$y play off each other well, with contrasting flows, but the beat is the real star of the song. The production features a gentle set of keys and synths, creating a beautifully jazzy and nostalgic foundation for the artists to rap over.
EST Gee and Future “Shoot It Myself”
This new banger by EST Gee and Future is sure to get you hyped up. EST Gee starts with heavy bars until Future comes in with a chorus and adds a verse. Both rappers sound great together, and this song is further proof.
Kelela – “Washed Away”
Kelela returns with “Washed Away,” her first release in over five years. The song acts as an extremely spacious and meditative interlude. Kelela’s celestial vocals wash over the whole song. The song is an exciting teaser for what’s to come from the underground singer.