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#TurnItUp: 7 New Songs You Need To Listen To This Week

#TurnItUp | Ladipoe, Big Sean and Oxlade

Brace up for this week’s edition of #TurnItUp as we bring you the hottest, volume-up deserving 7 newly released songs. This week’s playlist features songs from the plethora of new music released last week; one from Big Sean’s new album, another from Kwesi Arthur’s latest project, a late drive jam from Oxlade and even a featured verse from Wizkid.


“Yoruba Samurai” – Ladipoe ft. Joeboy
Mr “no punchlines, just lifelines” is ready to “go to war” and kill for his love interest on this song. A Yoruba Samurai is the antithesis of the much-maligned “Yoruba Demon”, Yoruba demon, slang for a young man, typically of Yoruba descent who has the uncanny gift to effortlessly make ladies fall for them very easily.

“DKT” – Oxlade
Highly recommended for your late-night drive playlist. DKT short for “Dis Kind Thing” is a slow jam that is perfect for a serenade.

“Still I Rise” – Big Sean ft. Dom Kennedy
On “Still I Rise”, Big Sean delivers life lessons over horn lines and heaven-like background voices. “Through the ups and downs, wins and losses, they all just chapters; Chapters in your life story and really; Some losses teach you how to win you know; Some losses teach you more than always winning ever could,” Big Sean raps. “Still I Rise” is a track on Sean’s newly released album, Detriot 2.

“Dangbana Orisa” – Bella Shmurda
The “Vision2020” singer is here with another hit for the streets. “Face my fears, me I never run” Bella Shmurda raps in a mixture of Yoruba and English with braggadocious claims about his prowess and street credibility.

“Consider” – Del B, Walshy Fire, Flavour, Wizkid And Kes
“Consider” is a cocktail of different sounds; highlife, Soca and Afropop. The star-studded song is accompanied by a visualizer that sees these stars from different genres and culture attempt to win the love of one woman.

“Live From 233” – Kwesi Arthur
Just in case you’re sleeping on the rap music from 233 (Ghana’s country code), Kwesi Arthur is here to inform you that “you ni**as playing with fire”. The rap song is fresh off his latest project, “This Is Not The Tape, Sorry 4 The Wait II”.

“Differently” – DJ Tunez ft. J. Anthoni
Following the success of “Pami”, Starboy official disc jockey, DJ Tunez is out a new tune featuring his latest artiste J. Anthoni.

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