Re Up: The hottest new releases that you need this weekend featuring [@IAmOdeal], [@BrazyyBih], [@EssosaJoy], [@Lifesize_Teddy], [@ZukoRosemeid] & more!

Re Up: The hottest new releases that you need this weekend featuring [@IAmOdeal], [@BrazyyBih], [@EssosaJoy], [@Lifesize_Teddy], [@ZukoRosemeid] & more!

Here are some of the hottest new releases that we’re feeling this week – tap in!

Aasher – Betray Me

North Carolina native Aasher has returned to the scene with his latest single ‘Betray Me’. The rapper, songwriter and producer’s new single was co-produced with Netherlands beatsmith Woodpecker. ‘Betray Me’ ushers in a new, exciting musical universe for Aasher as he begins to tease towards his highly anticipated sophomore project which is coming early 2024.  

Aaron Taylor – HAVE A NICE DAY! Deluxe (EP)

London-based Soul musician Aaron Taylor has released his deluxe EP ‘HAVE A NICE DAY!’. This deluxe EP expands on the first EP’s themes of slow-living, fatherhood and contentment, and serves as a nice reminder to enjoy the simple things life has to offer.

Brazy – Brazy Skank 

Genre-bending artist Brazy has returned with her latest single ‘Brazy Skank’. Her unique blend of witty lyricism with diverse, up-tempo beats has earned her a loyal fanbase and ‘Brazy Skank’ does not disappoint. This Mont Jake-produced track will keep you dancing all night long. 


BXKS has returned to the scene with her latest single ‘Back It Up’. This fun, up-tempo track is filled with witty lyrics, a catchy hook and an infectious melody. This Lamsi-produced track will keep you up on your feet all night long!


Alte artist Cruel Santino has returned with his new EP titled ‘CINCINNATI PUMPIN’. This 4-track EP features the likes of Len and Odunsi (The Engine).

Essosa – Tell Nobody

Following her viral hit ‘Waste My Time’, R&B singer/songwriter Essosa has released her latest single ‘Tell Nobody’. This up-tempo track takes inspiration from the sound of the 2000s with synths and Essosa’s distinct 2000s delivery. 

Frankie Jobling – Peace Of Mind

Newcastle-native Frankie Jobling has released her new single titled ‘Peace Of Mind’. This smooth track is filled with well-written lyrics along with a smooth beat. 

Flavour – Big Baller 

Nigerian Highlife singer/songwriter Flavour has returned with his latest single ‘Big Baller’. This upbeat track is the lead single off of his forthcoming album titled ‘African Royalty’ coming out on the 1st of December 2023. 

Kvngs – Hear Me Out (Freestyle)

Afro-wave artist Kvngs has returned with his latest single ‘Hear Me Out (Freestyle)’. This track comes off the back of ‘Side Eye’. ‘Hear Me Out’ shows Kvngs’ lyrical prowess and versatile style. 

J.R Cruise – Tha Hardway (Album)

Los Angeles-native J.R Cruise has returned with his latest album titled ‘Tha Hardway’. This 14-track project features the likes of Gogetta.KB, Huey Briss, PHABO and Jean Carter. 

Lifesize Teddy – POISN (EP) 

Rising star Lifesize Teddy has returned with her second EP titled ‘POISN’. With features from Magixx and Chocobantis, this project shows how Lifesize Teddy has grown artistically from her debut project. 


Rising R&B singer/songwriter LUCIIA has returned with her latest EP, ‘WITH II EYES’. This 7-track EP with hard-hitting R&B flows and thought-provoking lyrics. 

Lojay featuring Olamide – Arizona

Nigerian singer/songwriter Lojay has teamed up with fellow Nigerian heavyweight Olamide on this latest track ‘Arizona’. Lojay starts the song off strong with his memorable opening line and signature folw. Olamide does not disappoint with his short but hard-hitting verse.

Matthew Progress – God Made Dirt (Album) 

Alt-R&B/Soul artist Matthew Progress has returned with his latest album ‘God Made Dirt’. With features from Grey Rowan, Dan Only, Jahmal Padmore and Merna, this album shows off Matthew Progress’ lyrical and artistic prowess. 


Rising Rapper MEDUULLA has released her highly anticipated EP ‘OBLONGATA’. This 8-track EP features the likes of Lunar C and The Mouse Outfit. MEDUULLA showcases her lyrical skills along with her impeccable flow on all the tracks on ‘OBLONGATA’. 

Monjola – WOOWOO

Monjola has dropped his latest single titled ‘WOOWOO’. This genre-bending single has a catchy hook and an infectious flow. 

Midas The Jagaban – Midas Touch Vol.2: Return Of The Mask (EP)

After the release of her single ‘Louis Vitty’ featuring French singer/songwriter Tayc, Midas The Jagaban is back with her latest EP ‘Midas Touch Vol.2: Return Of The Mask’. This is a follow up from her 2020 EP ‘Midas Touch’ which includes the viral singles ‘Come We Bill Ehh’ and ‘Party With A Jagaban’. This EP picks up from where ‘Midas Touch’ left off- up-beat tracks, catchy hooks and the signature saxophone in the instrumental.

Odeal – Thoughts I Never Said (EP)

R&B/Alte artist Odeal has returned once again with his latest EP titled ‘Thoughts I Never Said’. This 9-track EP includes production from Edbl, Charlie Pitts, Kent, Fred Cox and Emil. ‘Thoughts I Never Said’ opens with ‘Landminds’, a track packed with strings and symphonies, as he expresses how his feelings for one person go unmatched. Closing the EP is ‘Gave You My All’, which takes a deep dive into the relationship as a whole and how it went from deep love to sour feelings of loss. 

Osquello – Did 2 Me / Marnin

Osquello has released his two-pack singles ‘Did 2 Me’ and ‘Marnin’. ‘Did 2 Me’ is an up-tempo, experimental track produced by the man himself. ‘Marnin’ has more of an Afro-infused feel to it, with an infectiously catchy hook. 

Ryder x Skepta – 48 Hours (EP) 

Rising star Ryder has teamed up with legendary Grime MC, rapper, producer and DJ Skepta on their collaborative EP ‘48 Hours’. This 5-track EP features Dre Six. Both Ryder and Skepta’s different styles blend very well across this EP. 

Rachel Chinouriri – The Hills (Acoustic)

Rachel Chinouriri’s latest single is the acoustic version of her track ‘The Hills’. Just like the original, this acoustic version is filled with her enchanting vocals. This version gives you a new appreciation for the original.

Skiifall – Left The Trenches

Skiifall’s latest single is a blend of hard-hitting lyrical prowess and a smooth jazz-infused instrumental. This Yamo//Sato-produced track is the perfect foundation for Skiifall’s effortless delivery. 

Teej & Whoislems – Drama

Artists Teej and Whoislems have teamed up on their latest single ‘Drama’. Whoislems has shown his versatility on this track through smooth melodies. Teej’s production is the perfect foundation for Whoislems’ lyrical ability to shine. 

The Shellers – Long Live The Shellers (EP)

Artistic duo The Shellers have released their latest EP ‘Long Live The Shellers’. This 6-track EP is a blend of different genres and moods that is unique to the pair. 

Victony with Crayon & Bella Shmurda – Ohema

Nigerian star Victony has released his newest single featuring fellow stars Crayon and Bella Shmurda titled ‘Ohema’. This track is unique as it also features contributions from the likes of Lojay, Ayra Starr, YKB, Oxlade, Qing Madi, Bloody Civilian, Blaq Bonez, Odumodublvck, Rema, AV and Magixx.

Zikai – Don’t Look At The Moon (Deluxe)

Zikai has returned with her latest EP ‘Don’t Look At The Moon (Deluxe)’. This deluxe edition of the EP features one extra track titled ‘Whatever You Say’. 

Zuko Rosemeid & Rome – Nevrr Built In A Day 

Zuko Rosemeid has teamed up with Rome on their latest single ‘Nevrr Built In A Day’. Both Zuko and Rome’s unique styles complement each other effortlessly. 

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