Re Up: The latest new releases you need to get into featuring [@Tyllaaaaaaa], [@Cristaleyy], [@bibsama], [@Odumodublvck_], [@chy_cartier], [@DetoBlack] & more

Re Up: The latest new releases you need to get into featuring [@Tyllaaaaaaa], [@Cristaleyy], [@bibsama], [@Odumodublvck_], [@chy_cartier], [@DetoBlack] & more

Start the last month of 2023 right with these new releases! Tap in!

Baloji – Omen (EP)

Congolese artist Baloji has released his latest project ‘Omen’. This 5-track EP features the likes of Bongeziwe Mabandla, Jamila Woods, Swazzi, Chystel and Mayra Andrade. 

Bel Cobain – Radical Forgiveness (EP)

Bel Cobain has released her debut project ‘Radical Forgiveness’. This 5-track EP is filled with thoughtful lyrics, unforgettable beats and Bel’s soothing vocal ability. 

bib sama. – H8 BOYS

Bib sama. has returned with his latest single ‘H8 BOYS’. This experimental track will definitely catch your attention from your first listen. 

Byron Messia ft. Suarez – La La 

Byron Messia has teamed up with Suarez on his latest track ‘La la’. This Tobago Molly-produced track is filled with Byron Messia’s signature flow and a hard-hitting beat. 

Chy Cartier – Bossed Up

19-year-old emerging artist Chy Cartier has released her latest single ‘Bossed Up’. This single shows Chy in her element- spitting lyrics with witty wordplay on a RJ and GW-produced beat. 

Cristale – Anitsocial

Talented rapper, poet and visual artist Christale has dropped her latest single ‘Antisocial’. This comes off the back of her Top Boy single ‘Roadents’, her Nike-sponsored Daily Duppy surrounding the Women’s World Cup and her most recent viral single ‘Sing Dat’. 

Crownz – Where Dem Dey

Emerging Cameroonian artist Crownz has released his latest Dancehall single ‘Where Dem Dey’. This track is a powerful anthem that speaks about the injustices and oppression that his community currently faces in his home country Cameroon. 

DC – Mains

South London-based rapper DC has returned to the scene with his latest offering ‘Mains’. This new drop is classic DC – blending timeless Gospel choral elements with keys and his trademark, effortless flow as he reflects on where he’s at in his life at the moment. 

Desiree – I’ll Take My Love Back 

Rising star Desiree has released her up-tempo track ‘I’ll Take My Love Back’. This Amapiano-inspired track is a powerful anthem of taking control of your life and owning your decisions. 


Deto Black has returned with her latest track ‘JUST LIKE DETO’. This Cadenza-produced track has such an infectious beat, catchy hook and fun lyrics. 

DumoniTheJig & Niniola – Maria

DumoniTheJig has made a name for himself since his debut in September with ‘Anticipating’. On his latest single ‘Maria’, DumoniTheJig has teamed up with the Nigerian Afrohouse Queen Niniola. This track is the perfect blend of Afrobeats and Amapiano rhythms. 

Erick the Architect ft. Joey Badass & FARR – Shook Up

Erick the Architect has teamed up with Joey Badass and duo FARR on his latest track ‘Shook Up’. This smooth track is taken off of Erick the Architect’s anticipated album debut album ‘I’ve Never Been Here Before’ coming February 2024.

FelixThe1st – For Now

FelixThe1st’s latest offering ‘For Now’ captures the feelings of romance, heartbreak and frustration all in one track. This Nu Gaze/Alt-Pop single translates the energy of his very own teenage angst. 

Hyzah – To The World (EP)

Rising Afrobeats artist Hyzah has released his highly anticipated EP ‘To The World’. ‘To The World’ is an ode to Hyzah’s Nigerian culture, allowing listeners to dive deep into his emotions with his distinct silky vocals and unique afro-infused melodies. This soulful-yet-African project takes you on a journey of self expression, love and the highest praise for African women at large. 

Josh Barry – Wounds 

MOBO Unsung 2023 artist Josh Barry is continuing to carve out his own unique lane whilst tapping into the 70s sound. His latest single ‘Wounds’ delivers intentional renowned vocals on a sleek, soundtrack layered with strings, electric riffs and catchy percussive elements.  

Kwn – Wn up

Kwn has released the ultra-smooth single ‘Wn up’. Kwn possesses a melodic freedom that feels unmatched and joyful. ‘Wn up’ sees Kwn sing directly to a flame’s ex partner and the confidence she feels knowing she’ll be the one chosen. This single is like a deep dive into Kwn’s cheeky personality.

Kid Apollo – These Things/Sylvie 

Brixton-based trio Kid Apollo have returned with two singles ‘These Things’ and ‘Sylvie’. These two singles round up a thrilling period of growth for the trio. ‘These Things’ merges elements of bedroom/guitar-pop with punchy Hip-Hop percussion while ‘Sylvie’ is more stripped back, filled with a captivating pitch-shifting vocal performance. 

Kohdee & Tekno – Go Well

Rising Afrobeeats star Kohdee has teamed up with global Nigerian artist Tekno on his latest single ‘Go Well’. This Amapiano-infused single is filled with an infectious melody and an irresistible flow. 

Kaytranada – Lover / Friend & Stuntin 

Montreal-raised producer Kaytranada has released 2 new singles ‘Lover/Friend’ and ‘Stuntin’. ‘Lover/Friend’ is an upbeat, experimental track featuring Rochelle Jordan while ‘Stuntin’ is filled with a hard-hitting baseline and features the talented Channel Tres. 

Lil Macks – Mob Ties

Rising Somali rapper Lil Macks has returned with his latest single ‘Mob Ties’. He delivers with blazing authenticity on this Demo Beatz-produced track, laced with emotive pianos and trap-heavy percussion. Lil Macks dissects the adversities of inner-city life and the consistent pressures faced on the roads. 


R&B/Neo-Soul artist Nia Chennai has finally released hr debut EP ‘Diary Is A Waste Of Paper’. After her impressive rise in just one year of releasing, Nia’s aim is to be at the forefront of driving the resurgence of UK R&B. The 8-track EP cativates listeners while diving deep into Nia’s personal life and career journey while inviting you into her world, one lyric at a time. 

Odumodublvck – Eziokwu Uncut (EP) 

After the release of his mixtape ‘Eziokwu’ in October, Odumodublvck has quickly returned with the deluxe offering of the original mixtape ‘Eziokwu Uncut’. With collaborations from Teni, Duncan Mighty, Nasty C, Mizzle and the Anti-World Gangsters, Odumodublvck takes the worlds of Afro-Grime and Drill to the next level. 

Reuben Aziz – Running 

Southampton-born, London-based singer/songwriter and producer Reuben Aziz has retuned with his self-produced ballad ‘Running’. This single highlights his dreamy vocals and richly emotional lyrics as he offers a transparent version of himself across a minimalistic guitar loop. 

Tyla – Truth Or Dare/Butterflies/On and On

After the success of her viral single ‘Water’, South-African star Tyla has returned with 3 new singles, ‘Truth Or Dare’, ‘Butterflies’ and ‘On and On’. These 3 beautifully-crafted singles are off of her highly anticipated debut album coming next year. 

Yetunde – Promise 

R&B/Pop British-Nigerian newcomer Yetunde has released her anticipated single ‘Promise’. ‘Promise’ is a cross-cultural love song that masterfully blends the energy of Afrobeats, R&B and Pop in a beautiful way. 

Youngs Teflon – Carlo Gambino

South-London rapper Youngs Teflon has returned with his latest single ‘Carlo Gambino’. This track is Youngs Teflon’s first release under Atlantic Records and serves as a re-introduction to the talented rapper. The track reinforces Youngs’ undeniable talent- no matter how unassuming he may appear to be, he’s invincible. 


YXNG BANE has returned with his latest project ‘COLOSSAL’. This mixtape is YXNG BANE’s first project in 3 years and reminds us why we all fell in love with his music in the first place. ‘COLOSSAL’ is only exclusively available on Youtube and Soundcloud.

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