GuiltyBeatz is ringing in the summer! The Grammy-nominated Ghanaian producer and DJ is back with another dazzling solo effort – an Amapiano-infused dance anthem ‘Universe’ featuring Pop sensation, Mr Hudson and buzzing Ghanaian singer, Twitch 4EVA.
With ‘Universe’, GuiltyBeatz signals a solo project coming in 2022. “This is setting the tone for my next EP”, Guilty reveals. “There’s definitely going to be more of this, my version of dance music.”
Jakarta native Warren Hue releases his new single “HANDSOME” alongside the music video. “HANDSOME” serves as the third single from his forthcoming debut studio album BOY OF THE YEAR. “HANDSOME” is an experimental hip-hop track produced by longtime collaborator and South Korean producer, Chasu. The production features an addictive tempo that steadily ramps up as Warren delivers his rapid flow in between chorus breaks.
The enigmatic Blixie Perestroika shares two versions of their new single, “My North,” a pulsating gothic disco love tune that warps time. One version is in English, and the other is sung in French. With “My North,” Blixie Perestroika has created yet another multi-dimensional “pop song that you can dance to – albeit in a pretty weird club,” with themes of heartbreak, betrayal, and invocations of a long-lost love. “My North” is the second single from her highly anticipated debut album Ambition Is Low which will be released on September 9, 2022.
Elikplim shares new Kpese Boii-assisted banger ‘Give Me Dat’. ‘Give Me Dat’ comes as a surprise release from the thriving singer courtesy of his record label, Nexx Vibes Entertainment and continues to prove the Ho star was never meant to be a short-lived hitmaker. It’s already at #1 on Apple Music’s ”Afrobeats Workout” chart and has made it onto an exta two; ”Naija Hits” and ”Street Anthems”. Produced by Hairlergbe.
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Still enjoying much airplay off his newest song ‘Pressure’ – rapper, Kimilist is back in the headlines, this time boasting two nomination slots for the Ghana Music Awards UK 2022 show.
Released on Friday, July 1 by the show’s organizers, the lengthy nomination list saw Kimilist make it on the event’s ‘’HIPLIFE/HIP HOP SONG OF THE YEAR’’ and ‘’NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR’’ categories – the former shortlisting his 2021 hit song ‘Sika’ featuring Yaw Tog & Kwame Yesu. But that was not the last of his name, Kimilist again popped up in the aforementioned category under Kwame Yesu’s ‘Anadwo’ which featured him and fast-rising act, Black Sherif.
‘’It’s a really good feeling ‘cause now I know my work is being recognized – appreciated, not only in Ghana but outside too’’, the rapper shared with Elite PR. “Yeah, so this is a big step for me to move on to the next level… and I know I really deserve it looking at the work that I’ve put in to get this nomination. I know it’s the beginning of more amazing and greater things to happen and I’m happy”.
Signed to Mimlife Records, Kimilist has been out spitting hard since his debut making this news a sure boost to his career. He’d fight to stave off competition from the likes of Sarkodie, Black Sherif, Wendy Shay, Amerado, Kwame Yesu and more come Saturday, October 29 which is when the show is to go live.
On its 6th edition, the Ghana Music Awards UK is a people’s choice awards scheme that continues to develop the Ghanaian music industry beyond its domestic market to newer and international markets. It is fighting to create newer avenues for collaboration, cultural exchanges, music trends, marketing opportunities and above all more sales for the prized works of Ghana’s most talented artists. Each year, it moves a step closer to becoming one of the country’s biggest music festivals from its abode in the UK, giving every Ghanaian musician in the diaspora an equal opportunity to compete with their counterparts back home on one big stage.
Ghanaian duo ZeeTM drop a tuneful new single with “Special Feeling.” In the first few moments of the song, listeners are reminded of the beautiful inner workings of a love story coated in money-giving and sweet romantic gestures. Uptempo yet smooth sailing in form, the silky vocals atop the Zodivc-produced effort, invite listeners to vibe and escape to tropical whereabouts.
Rising Australian rapper Day1 releases the ignited new single “MBAPPE” featuring fellow AUS rapper Kahukx.
Boasting a swaggering beat and unrelenting energy, Day1 and Kahukx’s collab is tailor-made to be your soundtrack for summer. As the pair mix multi-lingual bars seamlessly, Day1’s signature accented sound uses his mixed Maori and Australian heritage as inspiration, blending contemporary hip-hop and melodic rap in a confident, sleek style.
This new collaboration with Ghost Killer Track featuring one of the hottest names in UK rap in French The Kid entitled “When I’m Gone.” UK favourite French The Kid effortlessly deliver his smooth lyricism on top of a smooth, melodic soundtrack showcasing an array of classy instrumentals and percussive elements.
Already garnering a huge amount of attention with his acclaimed smash hit “Tonight” featuring D-Block Europe and Oboy — amassing a cool 29M global streams since the release in 2021 – Ghost Killer Track continues to prove his undeniable hit-making skills, tapping some of the UK’s hottest talent whilst simultaneously bridging the gap between the rapid-growing UK and French rap scene.
Lily Jay makes her return following a five-year hiatus with “Turn Off The Lights.” The international sensation got back to her singing roots and belts out a sensual, catchy Pop jam with Hip-Hop/Rap flair.
Lily Jay really shows off her songwriting and producing skills, serving as a co-writer and co-producer of “Turn Off The Lights.” ANTROPOLAND had a hand in producing the tropical, spacey, and poppy beat. MAYAMIKO aided in the writing and also featured on the track providing high-energy rapping. Lily Jay is currently touring around America and recently did a promo commercial with the legendary Mike Tyson. Lily Jay is ready to dominate the industry; it’s lights-out for the competition.