2020 in African Pop Music: 4 Must-listen Tracks

2020 in African Pop Music: 4 Must-listen Tracks

Sauti Sol  – ‘Suzanna’ 

“Suzanna”  which is the first track in their upcoming album dubbed ‘Midnight train’, tackles the controversial phenomenon of sponsors/blessers. Suzanna video was directed by Leke Alabi-Isama  was shot in Nigeria and is based in a 70s disco ball set up.

Mafikizolo’s – ‘Ngeke Balunge’

Theo Kgosinkwe and Nhlanhla Nciza duo, delivers a love story about African ‘Romeo and Juliet’.

The song has been written and produced by the talented Mondli Ngcobo. 

written and produced by the talented Mondli Ngcobo.

Angelique Kidjo and Yemi Alade – ‘Shekere’

A collaboration between the ‘Mama Africa’ and Grammy-winning legend, Angelique Kidjo and Nigeria’s Afropop singer and songwriter Yemi Alade celebrate Africa with its beauty and culture. 

“Shekere” is the sixth single off Yemi Alade’s fourth studio album “Woman of Steel“. 

The video has been directed by Ovie Etseyatse, sees the artistes highlighting various African cultures through dance and dress.

‘Nakulike’ by Kagwe Mungai ft. Naiboi

The two collabo to come out with a feel-good lovey-dovey song, ‘Nakulike’ features the equally high-flying and talented Naiboi. The singer-producer duo delivers their respective distinct sounds to make ‘Nakulike’ one of the best collabos of the year (thus far).