OYGK Global New Music Releases: Cuppy, Rita Ora, Korede Bello & Charlie Puth

The OYGK Global Chart looks at new music releases this week, sharing the best from the continent, and around the globe. This week, there’s an unexpected tag team by Harmonize and Korede Bello, together with Yemi Alade and Zimbabwean star Jah Prayzah.

Also, Charlie Puth has a new single out, with Maroon 5 collaborating with A$AP Rocky on a song that’s been labelled with alcohol. Enjoy this week’s new music and share some of your other favourites which aren’t included, in the comments section or with the tag #OYGKGlobalChart…



1. Cuppy – Green Light (feat Tekno)
There’s a great new track called ‘Green Light’, out of West Arica, featuring a relative gorgeous newcomer Cuppy and employing the juggernaut Tekno…

2. Harmonize – Shulala (feat Korede Bello)
The unlikeliest of pairs join forces on this new track. Despite the heavy autotune, fans have propelled this single to one of the biggest new releases in Tanzania…

3. Maleek Berry – Let Me Know
With heavy instrumental influence and his gifted vocals, Maleek Berry’s new single feels like ‘a day in the life of’. Watch it below…

4. B2C – Kapande (feat Eddy Kenzo)
Ugandan music always seems to get you in that feel good mood, and ‘Kapande’ is no different. Watch the new big tune below…

5. Jah Prayzah – Nziyo Yerudo (feat Yemi Alade)
Zimbabwe’s Jah Prayzah has a new album out, one which a local politician allegedly pledged to buy a copy for a staggering $12,000, and this new collaboration with Nigerian bombshell Yemi Alade is a great track…



6. Maroon 5 – Whiskey (feat A$AP Rocky)
Maroon 5 have taken down the tempo a bit with a new release, featuring A$AP Rocky. It basically takes us on a journey of reminiscence, comparing sensations to a sip of Whiskey…

7. Charlie Puth – How Long
The vocally talented Charlie Puth gets funky with this new music video. It feels and sounds like a revved up version of ‘Attention’, though all we see is ‘him’. Check it out…

8. Taylor Swift – Gorgeous
As she continues to drop such gorgeous teasers from her upcoming studio album, Taylor Swift’s new single is another feel good song of love and empowerment, the Taylor Swift way. Here’s the lyric video..

9. Kalash – Mwaka Moon (feat Damso)
French artists Kalash and Damso are riding high with their new single ‘Mwaka Moon’ which has taken the country by storm, with barely two weeks from debut.

10. Rita Ora – Anywhere
I’ve always said she’s one of the most talented and under appreciated stars there is, and she keeps proving herself. Listen to Rita Ora’s new music…

Kevin Oyugi
He's a writer based in Nairobi and ardent about Architecture, Urban Lifestyle, Cuisine, Luxury, Travel, History, Film, Music and the Future. Interact with him by sharing your views and sentiments on Twitter and by Email.

OYGK Global New Music Releases: Cuppy, Rita Ora, Korede Bello & Charlie Puth

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