Oxlade Shares New Track ‘DKT’

Following his feature on Skip Marley’s single, ‘Slow Down’, alongside Davido and H.E.R, rising Afropop star OXLADE slams down his brand new summer ready joint, ‘DKT (Dis Kind Thing)’. Intricately layered with Afrobeats and soulful R&B, the Spax-produced track is topped off by Nigerian-born Oxlade’s distinctively soulful vocals.

‘DKT’ follows his critically acclaimed EP ‘Oxygene’ which generated over 25 million streams across all platforms since its release back in March of this year.

Check out ‘DKT’ below…

Song of the Day: 21 – Banggz

Nigerian-born/Canada-based rapper and producer  BANGGZ‘s latest single ‘21’ symbolises his new age and the opportunity to reflect and strike up a conversation about his fears and insecurities, over a carefully crafted instrumental with jazz & hip hop influences.

Have a listen to the track below…

Oxlade Releases New Single ‘Away’ Ahead of EP ‘Oxygene’

Set to cause serious waves across not only the Nigerian and African music scenes but the international music industry at large, with his infectious, signature Afro-fusion sound, Nigerian-born OXLADE has released his new single ‘Away’, taken from his forthcoming debut EP ‘Oxygene’ out this Friday (27th March).

The melodic, Spax-produced track ‘Away’ sees Oxlade building on the major buzz he has been causing since the release of his first single ‘Shugar’ in 2018 – and a slew of top notch solo tracks and collaborations – and gives fans a taster of the upcoming project which will offer a formal introduction to the talents of the exciting Lagos-based musician. With a mix of Afrobeat, Hip-Hop, R&B and Country influences, Oxlade’s distinctive, soulful vocals and mesmerising songwriting and storytelling, is backed-up with production from some of Nigeria’s top class producers, ‘Oxygene’ is set to be a must-listen EP.

Speaking on the forthcoming ‘Oxygene’ EP, Oxlade said: “Music is the air that I breathe, which is why I’ve named the EP ‘Oxygene’. With the play on words with Oxy’ being my nickname and the biological ‘gene’, I’m letting out a part of myself to the world which contains love, consciousness and pain.”

Check out Oxlade’s ‘Away’ below…

EP Review: Naija-Ghana Tape Vol. 1 – DJ Boat x Kobi Jonz

‘Naija-Ghana Tape Vol.1’ is the birth of the burgeoning relationship between two forerunners of African Music – Ghanaian native DJ BOAT and Nigeria-born singer KOBI JONZ.

Starting out his career in New York, Houston-based DJ Boat – who has clocked up over 20 million streams through his mixtapes – has previously collaborated with Kobi Jonz for his breakthrough single ‘Conscious’, which received heavy support from the likes of MTV Base, Spotify and Dezzer.

Now these hot properties are making new waves, coming in the form of four tracks which roars with such vibrancy and carries flawless fusions of both worlds – Ghana and Nigeria.

‘Naija-Ghana Tape Vol.1’ will undoubtedly keep up the vibes in the cold months, right through to those blazing hot days…check it out below…

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Song of the Day: Hey Hey Hey – Tamaraebi

Nigerian-born singer-songwriter TAMARAEBI is slowly shaping up to be tomorrow’s torchbearer within the realm of Soul and RnB music, elevating the genres with his own inimitable iterations. Having recently signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV after being scouted and approached by Tinie Tempah on Instagram. One to never stop, TAMARAEBI is back with single ‘Hey Hey Hey’.

With a strong promise of longevity, TAMARAEBI is an alluring and enigmatic master of his craft, what sets him apart from his contemporary counterparts is an instantly identifiable sonic distinctiveness.

Being exposed to a plethora of diverse countries, cultures, and people at such a young age was an experience that transformed TAMARAEBI into a self-proclaimed social chameleon, which equipped him with the ability to easily adjust to different environments.

The skilled wordsmith and storyteller states it’s the melody that is always at the heart of each of his songs, very much involved in the production process, he is skilled at the piano and guitar. Produced by Greatness Jones, his latest single ‘Hey Hey Hey’ has  rich sultry tones complimenting the dulcet, jazzy production, likened to that of The Weeknd, TAMARAEBI gives off a no holds barred account of showing no love. The one-to-watch is on the run up to releasing his debut EP ‘Heavens Gate’ featuring ‘Innocence’ and recently released ‘Heavens Gate’ singles.

Check out ‘Hey Hey Hey’ below…