Top 10 African songs dominating the UK.
As Afrobeat continues to spread globally, Mp3bullet.ng compiles the list of 10 African songs that dominating the UK scene currently.
Artists like Burna Boy, Rema dominate the charts while Davido, Tems, Master KG, and the rest follow suit.
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Master KG ft Nomcebo Zikode- Jerusalema
Considered one of 2020’s hits songs of the year, Jerusalema is another beautiful masterpiece from rising South African Music Producer, Master KG who features soulful singer, Nomcebo Zikode.
With more than 100 Million views on youtube, the song has gone to become a favorite as its dance challenge became popular among Essential workers around the globe.
Burna Boy ft Stormzy – Real Life
In “Real Life”, Burna Boy takes us on a philosophical ride on life.
“Real Life,” which features South London rapper, Stormzy and sees the two harmonizing about personal struggles, survival, and needing support to progress and succeed over production from Telz and Mario Winans
Wizkid – No Stress
Wizkid gives fans a sneak peek into his forthcoming album, “Made in Lagos” by releasing its second single “No Stress”.
No Stress” features production from P2J. The single follows WizKid’s track “Smile,” featuring H.E.R.
Burna Boy – 23
Off his “Twice as Tall” album, Burna Boy refers to him as the ‘Micheal Jordan’ of the Nigerian Music Industry.
’23’ is the jersey number of Micheal Jordans who is a popular retired basketballer.
The song also talks about Hypocrisy, shares how he steadily fights his way to the top, and to Earn the Grammy Awards.
Davido – Fem
Ahead of his forthcoming album, “A Better Time”, Davido dropped “Fem” to announce his arrival to social media after a three-month hiatus.
The song which was produced by Napji did surprisingly well as it hit one million views in just 7 hours on Youtube.
The song title which is a slang for ‘shut up’ is applicable whenever a hater keeps talking down on you.
Rema – Woman
Rema doesn’t shy away from telling us how much he loves the opposite gender with the song, “Woman”. He brags about the many women in his life and their importance to him.
Consequently “Woman” had a unique production preference from two renowned hit-maker, Altims, and Ozedikus.
Olakira – In My Masarati
One of 2020’s hitmakers is Olakira who got people dancing to his hit song, “In My Masarati”.
The simple song is a vibe and gets one dancing. It’s not hard to see why people in the UK would like it. He recently got Davido on the remix.
Tems – Damages
Off her recent EP, “For Broken Ears”, “Damages” is the lead single which shows Tems at her best since “Try Me”.
The song tells the story of a woman who isn’t willing to deal with bullshits anymore from a man who claims he cares for her
Rema – Ginger Me
Rema in the first half of 2020 kept banger after banger of which Ginger Me is part. The Lovesong is an ode to Rema’s love interest who he says ‘gingers’ him.
The song is one of his best with production credits from Elements.