Here are some of the sounds that made it on the 50 tracks playlist with a short excerpts on why they did.
Davido – IF
Arguably the biggest song in africa this year , Davido’s unintentional voice breaks was very clear and sharp on landing to the soft piano , synth and percussion instrumentation curated from ghana. This sound is the sound of Africa .
Wizkid – Picture Perfect
After featuring on drakes multiplatinum selling track one dance, and sealing his place as the poster boy for Afropop popularly known as afrobeats. This track from wizkid new mixtape sound from the other side solidifies him as a melody beast with yet another laid back approach on the undulating beat by Spellz.
Maleek berry ft Geko – Eko Miami
Here is one head bumping sound from British born nigerian producer who recently transitioned into being a full artist who writes and vocalise on his on pop infused beats. This is from his last daze of summer EP .
Burna Boy – Rock Your Body
Lyrically infectious with his merge of patios , grime and yoruba influence. Rock your body is a female centred musical comunicado that grabs and retain your attention from the start to the end with pulsating beat and vocal interjections.