What are the hottest new tracks on the African continent and around the globe? In this week’s edition of the OYGK Global Select, your weekly guide to new music that’s short-circuiting airwaves and screens, we look at amazing new work that’s worth watching…
1. Davido – If
It’s not too late for a love ballad, as Davido this week revealed a new single that’s a touch of sentiment and a touch of easy-going.
2. Yemi Alade – Get Through This
Arguably my favourite this week, this new track from Nigeria’s hottest sensation employs the danceable and mellow tunes that characterize Mi Casa.
3. Katy Perry – Chained to the Rhythm (feat Skip Marley)
Katy Perry is ‘Chained to the Rhythm’ in this dystopian wonderland that’s full of seemingly mindless but highly fashionable 20s generation society.
4. Jason Derulo – Swalla (feat Ty Dolla & Nicki Minaj)
The multi-talented RnB singer turned dance anthem artist Jason Derulo teams up with the star studded cast that is Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla to bring a thumping new beat…
5. Mary J Blige – U + Me
The queen of soul, Mary J Blige, is back with a ‘Love Lesson’ audio – a thumping tribute to the mellow era that made her as famous as she is today…