Global New Music Chart: Ariana Grande, Wangechi, The Kansoul, ZAYN & Nicki Minaj

This week in music, Ariana Grande has risen back to the top with a new jamming track that sounds like a tribute and an emotional testimony, as Petra and Victoria Kimani team up on a funky 90s RnB track. The OYGK Global Chart looks at new music releases, sharing the best from the continent, and around the globe.

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. Oksyde – Bad Man Ting
A thumping new tune from Oksyde that’s taking airwaves by storm. Watch ‘Bad Man Ting’ here…

2. Willy Paul – Pilipili (feat Harmonize)
An unlikeliest of duos comes forth, as Willy Paul teams up with Tanzania’s Harmonize…

3. Wangechi – Used to It
Now don’t get me wrong that she hasn’t already, but Wangechi sounds so GROWN in this new track. It’s bold and its beautiful and we hope her star, voice and lyrics continue to shine bright…

4. Petra – I Got That (feat Victoria Kimani)
Petra and Victoria Kimani team up on this track that’s oozing 90s RnB. Enjoy…

5. The Kansoul – Jinyce (feat Supa Marcus)
You know what to expect with this braggadocios trio; another club banger with big humping tunes and a bit of naughtiness… okay a lot! Watch ‘Jinyce’ here…



6. Nicki Minaj – Chun-Li
Sassy and succinct in this comeback, Nicki Minaj drops an unexpected heavy hitter with this new pink track…

7. ZAYN – Let Me
Back from his banger with Sia, ZAYN reveals some mellow tunes with this beautiful new single ‘Let Me’. What happened to One Direction?

8. Jason Derulo – Colours
American star Jason Derulo has dropped the visuals to this year’s official Coca Cola FIFA World Cup anthem. It’s taking some time for me to warm up to it, but we’re certain to hear a lot more of it through 2018.

9. The Weeknd – Call Out My Name
I’m getting some more superhero vibes from this deep new track, as the Weeknd channels Batman. Don’t forget his last hit was ‘Pray for Me’ off the Black Panther official tracklist.

10. Ariana Grande – No Tears Left to Cry
Ariana Grande is finally back in the limelight, releasing a funky new jam that’s already no. 1 on iTunes in over 23 countries after a few hours of release.

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.

Global New Music Chart: Ariana Grande, Wangechi, The Kansoul, ZAYN & Nicki Minaj

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