The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far

We’ve reached the halfway point of 2021, and what a year it’s been for Ghanaian music so far featuring Yaw Tog, Okese1, Kwesi Arthur, Gyakie, KiDi, Wendy Shay, Kuami Eugene, Mr Drew, and more.

Our favorite Ghanaian artists, both rising and established, have released a continuous stream of pop singles, drill anthems, international remixes, and more in the first half of the year.



Want the rundown? We’ve brought you a list of the best songs of the year so far.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far

Check out the list below

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Okese1

Okese1 – Na Today

Rapper and “Yie Yie” hitmaker Okese1 came through at the very top of the year with something different from the usual drill banger.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Okese1

“Na Today” has since become one of the biggest dance tunes of the year, gracing events and dance floors all across the country.

Yaw Tog, Stormzy & Kwesi Arthur – Sore (Remix)

Earlier this year rapper Yaw Tog issued the remix of his smash hit single “Sore,: this time around joining forces with UK superstar Stormzy and Ground Up rapper Kwesi Arthur.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Yaw Tog & Stormzy

The original version of the heavy drill anthem has also earned the young rap star the award for “Hip-Hop Song of the Year” at the just held 2021 Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs).

Gyakie & Omah Lay – Forever (Remix)

Gyakie‘s 2020 hit single “Forever” began its uphill climb earlier this year when it debuted on Billboard’s Top Triller Global chart at number 4.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Gyakie

The song took off from there and became a viral hit, hitting charts in both Ghana and Nigeria and also leading to the young star landing a deal with Sony Music.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Gyakie

Another result of the song’s incredible run is its official remix, this time featuring Nigerian singer .

Wendy Shay – Nobody

Singer Wendy Shay recently dropped her second studio album Shayning Star.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Wendy Shay

This tune “Nobody,” the first single off the album, presented a new sound and musical style for the afrobeat and dancehall singer.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Wendy Shay

Here, Wendy issues candid commentary on life but the highlight of the song is the music itself, a smooth R&B style ballad executed perfectly by the Rufftown Records vocalist.

Mr Drew – Mood

Highly Spiritual’s rising star Mr dropped a fun afrobeat bop simply titled “Mood.”

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far

Catchy is an understatement here as Mr cooks up a tune that has been and will definitely still be the soundtrack to many a party to come.

Kuami Eugene – Dollar On You

Lynx Entertainment star Kuami Eugene continued his incredible run of hits with his latest single, “Dollar on You.”

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Kuami Eugene

The self-produced afrobeat tune presents a simple mantra, put your body on him and he’ll put his dollar on you.

King Promise – Slow Down

King Promise is back and getting for his album run, starting with this new single.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
King Promise

A co-production by Nigerian singer and producer Nonso Amadi and Ghanaian star producer Killbeatz, King Promise’s latest single “Slow Down” is the perfect afro-R&B fusion.



At a little over three minutes, “Slow Down” is an earworm you can’t listen to just once.

Kwesi Arthur – Winning feat. Vic Mensa

Rapper Kwesi Arthur dropped a new hip-hop anthem titled “Winning,” featuring Vic Mensa.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Kwesi Arthur

The Ghanaian-American rapper has been appearing on a string of features with several Ghanaian artists, but this one right here may just be the most lit!

Vic goes beast mode on his verse, complimenting the equally energetic performance by Kwesi perfectly.

KiDi – Touch It

Off his just-released second studio album The Golden BoyKiDi was on his dancehall steez with his second official single of the year.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
KiDi

An easygoing melodic bop, this one should definitely be added to your new music rotation.

Black Sherif – First Sermon

If you haven’t heard of Black Sherif by now, you need to get hip because he’s one young artist who is definitely next to blow.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2021 So Far
Black Sheriff

On this joint titled “First Sermon,” Sherif narrates his life and struggles on the song that earned the rising star a Sarkodie co-sign.

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