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Spice Diana x Fik Fameica in "Ready"

The 5 Best East African Songs of the Month (February)

Featuring Rayvanny, Siverstone Barz x Victoria Kimani, Spice Diana x Fik Fameica, and more.

The month of love featured an array of incredible releases from East Africa's pop royalty as well as promising newcomers.

Follow our East African Grooves playlist on Spotify and Apple Music.


Silverstone Barz x Victoria Kimani 'Africana'

23-year-old fast-rising Kenyan rapper/singer SilversTone Barz partnered with Victoria Kimani,to make one of the catchiest tracks released this month. Silverstone's hard-hitting bars coupled with Victoria's vocals on the hook make for an Afropop anthem for the girls.

Rayvanny 'Sound from Africa'

After several hit songs and amazing consistency over the years, Tanzanian bongo flava star Rayvanny finally dropped his highly anticipated debut album Sound From Africa this month. This new body of work has features from some of Africa's finest artists including Diamond Platnumz, GIMS, Innoss B,Zlatan Ibile, Kizz Daniel, Joeboy, Nasty C and more.

Arrow Bwoy 'Fashionsta'

Kenyan artist Arrow Bwoy released a new single this month titled "Fashionista," off his upcoming album. He celebrates the beauty of African women on this upbeat sizzler that's blended with lovely guitar melodies.

Spice Diana X Fik Fameica 'Ready'

Ugandan pop sensation Spice Diana continues her solid run with a new single "Ready" featuring popular rapper Fik Fameica. This collaboration is long overdue for the two peers who are steadily taking over in Ugandan music.

Nandy feat. Koffi Olomide 'Leo Leo'

Tanzanian bongo princess Nandy enlists Congolese legend Koffi Olomide on her latest track "Leo Leo." The two superstars blend Bongo Flava and Lingala this track which talks about trying to maintain a long lasting relationship between lovers.

Follow our East African Grooves playlist on Spotify and Apple Music.


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Falz’s ‘Squander’ Remix Will Get You Dancing In No Time

The single features Niniola and South African amapiano acts Kamo Mphela, Mpura and SayFar.

Nigerian award-winning rapper, songwriter, and actor Falz makes his debut into the South African music scene with a remix of his hit single "Squander" featuring South Africa's Kamo Mphela, Mpura, and SayFar alongside the Nigerian Afro-House queen Niniola, who was on the original.

Produced by Young Willis and SayFar, the single has an infectious energy that will get you dancing in no time. We didn't expect anything less from breakout vocalist Mpura whose single "Umsebenzi Wethu" is currently topping multiple streaming charts. Amapiano singer and choreographer Kamo Mphela, known for her striking dance moves and collaborations with prominent artists like Busiswa & DJ Maphorisa, also continues to solidify her name in the industry with this feature.

Falz's ability to create music that reflects on the realities of many Nigerians has made him one of Nigeria's boldest voices. This is, however, one of the first times we see him pique interest in collaborating with South African artists. "I love South Africa, I love the culture and the food. I am really excited about this remix with Kamo Mphela, Mpura & SayFar because it's a great blend of South African & Nigerian music."

While he is not in the studio producing hits, Falz is a judge in the third season of The Voice Nigeria. The other judges include Nigerian singer and vocalist Waje, Afropop singer Yemi Alade, and the creative director of Livesport360, Dare Art Alade.

"Squander" remix is now available on all streaming platforms.

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