The 9 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

The 9 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our best music of the week column.

Here’s our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here, Apple Music here and YouTube Music here

Check out all of OkayAfrica’s playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.


Olamide ‘Eru’

Nigerian heavyweight act Olamide returns with the new single “Eru,” which will feature on this upcoming new album. The energetic and addictive new track was made. by 18-year-old Nigerian producer P-Priime and comes paired with a new msuic video directed by Clarence Peters. “Eru is something priceless, that money can’t buy,”Olamide mentions of the song’s Yoruba title, “like a rare gem, or ajewel. If I call myself Omo Eru, that means no one can buy me—I am priceless.”

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Nasty C, Lil Gotit, Lil Keed ‘Bookoo Bucks’

The visuals for “Bookoo Bucks”, an ice-cold trap banger from Nasty C‘s new album Zulu Man With Some Power, are now widely available. As expected from a song called “Bookoo Bucks”, the visual shows performance scenes of Nasty with bookoo bucks and surrounded by scantily dressed women—the hip-hop music video stereotypes and the like. Nasty C’s squad—Tellaman, Eyes of Teddy, etc.—make cameos. Nasty C’s parts were filmed in South Africa, while Lil Keed and Lil Gotit‘s were shot in the US.

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