Nigerian singer IYO and Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz join forces for their new collaboration, “Loving You.”
The Masterkraft-produced single is a burst of energy propelled by dance floor beats, over which both artists showcase their tendency for writing some solid pop hooks.
Watch the music video for “Loving You” below:
Tanzania went in this week. Vanessa Mdee comes through with her latest music video for “Cash Madame,” a track produced by Nigeria’s EKelly.
“This anthem is a declaration of Independence for all the hard working, forward thinking, thought provoking fly girls of the world and the men who are NOT afraid of a strong girl,” the single’s description reads.
The song’s video, which was shot by Justin Campos, features all the flyings bills, acrobatic dances and robbery scenes that you can expect from a track called “Cash Madame.”
Dear Denizen is a collaborative project led by Congolese-Canadian singer-songwriter Ngabonziza Kiroko. The band’s sound is an exploration in genre-mixing that has produced an intriguing result in the form of their latest EP, Now Here.
The cross-genre EP sees the musicians interlocking warm folk rhythms with hints of post-punk and electro-rock production to form a rich, experimental base for Kiroko’s accented vocals to build upon.
Each track on Now Here offers something new to savor. On the lead single “Wanderlust,” it’s Kiroko’s retrospective lyrics and reverberating harmonies. On others, it’s brisk strings and dramatic chords.
“This collection of songs is a thrilling study of contrasts,” the band mentions. “Now Here ignites something in the soul like a rising fever of which you are unsure you want to be cured.”
Take a listen to Dear Denizen’s music below:
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