OYGK Global New Music Releases: Eddy Kenzo, Camila Cabello, DJ Khaled & Tarrus Riley

This week in music, Eddy Kenzo and Heavy K have dropped a hot new collaboration that fuses the sounds of East and South Africa into one awesome new dance single, as Diamond Platnumz teases another new single. The OYGK Global Chart looks at new music releases, sharing the best from the continent, and around the globe.

Earlier, Tarrus Riley and Konshens went all motivational with ‘Simple Blessings’ and I must say I’m loving the tune and the lyrics behind it. Jason Derulo has also revealed the song he’s been working on that will play across the globe for the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia later this year. 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. Eddy Kenzo – Yasolo (feat Heavy K)
It’s ndombolo ‘Yasolo’ in this new juxtaposed musical styled song that places South Africa and Uganda into one sphere of beautiful. Listen…

2. Matonya – Kiherehere
Matonya is back and he’s taking no prisoners. His new song ‘Kiherehere’ seeks to knock some sense into some people. What do you think?

3. King Kaka – Radhi (feat Barnaba Classic)
King Kaka and Barnaba Classic reveal a love song that professes ‘she’s my favourite mistake’…

4. Navio – Nielewe (feat Vanessa Mdee)
African RnB sounds so good with this collaboration between Navio and Vanessa Mdee…

5. Cassper Nyovest – Check On You (feat Davido)
Cassper Nyovest and Davido complement each other well in this brand new song that’s oozing finesse. Davido has crafted a vocal niche for himself that can only undeniably be him…

*Bonus* Diamond Platnumz – Ni Wewe (feat Mbosso) TEASER
A new DIamond Platnumz track has crept onto the interwebs. Here it is…



6. DJ Khaled – I Believe (feat Demi Lovato)
DJ Khaled employs the vocals of Demi Lovato in this Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ theme song that’s a motivational piece of artistry.

7. Camila Cabello – Never Be The Same
Finally full of the success that ‘Havana’ and ‘OMG’ have given her, Camila Cabello has resurfaced with this powerful ballad on the effects of intoxicating love…

8. Tarrus Riley – Simple Blessings (feat Konshens)
Tarrus finally released the visuals for this amazingly motivational and inspirational song, featuring the incomparable Konshens…

9. Jason Derulo – Colours
The official 2018 Coca Cola FIFA World Cup anthem has been released and I must say it sounds amazing. Jason adds his usual flare and flavour to what usually goes on to be a worldwide favourite for the next year or two. Listen…

10. Years and Years – Sanctify
‘Sanctify’ is set in a futuristic earth that sees the tables turned on humanity. Years & Years sound so good and the instrumental composition and sound are right up their unique catchy alley…

Bonus: DJ Khaled – Top Off TEASER (feat Jay Z, Future & Beyonce)
Khaled has also dropped a teaser to the phenomenal track ‘Top Off’ which features other heavyweight stars Beyonce, Jay Z and Future…

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: Eddy Kenzo, Camila Cabello, DJ Khaled & Tarrus Riley

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