The Best East African Songs Right Now
Featuring the latest music from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and much more.
As we embark on the second half of the year, we witness East African artists reaching unprecedented heights with their remarkable achievements. They have been captivating audiences worldwide with their chart-topping hits, forging international collaborations, and introducing innovative sounds through the emergence of talented newcomers. From Kenya to Tanzania to Uganda and beyond, here are some East African songs that we absolutely love at the moment.
Joshua Baraka "Nana Remix" ft. Joeboy, King Promise & Bien
Joshua Baraka, riding high on the success of his chart-topping single, has embarked on an exciting collaboration with a lineup of the music industry's most sought-after talents hailing from Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya. Together, they have crafted an electrifying all-star remix of "Nana." This remarkable rendition boasts extraordinary verses contributed by acclaimed artists such as Joeboy, King Promise, and Bien from Sauti Sol. The remix is poised to dominate the summer music scene, skillfully merging the vibrant musical landscapes of West and East Africa. In doing so, the track not only celebrates the unity of African music but also embraces its rich diversity.
Xenia Manasseh "Temporary Love"
Emerging Kenyan singer Xenia Manasseh has graced the music scene with her latest release, a captivating rhythm and blues track titled "Temporary Love." Produced by Atlanta-based music producer Mombru, the song showcases Xenia's exceptional vocal abilities and heartfelt lyrics. With its soulful melodies and emotive storytelling, "Temporary Love" is sure to resonate with listeners ahead of her upcoming album drop.
Bien x Dj Edu "Too Easy"
Kenyan pop star Bien and DJ Edu have teamed up for a fantastic collaboration called "Too Easy." Bien, known for his talent in Sauti Sol, brings his captivating vocals while DJ Edu brings the energy to the track. Their partnership is set to impress and make a mark in the music scene.
10kleeroy, YKB & Itaré "Anoti Remix"
19-year-old Tanzanian star 10kleeroy teamed up with Itare and Nigerian artist YKB for the remix of his song "Anoti." The track combines dancehall, trap, and Afrobeats, creating a refreshing summer vibe. In the remix, 10kleeroy expresses love and admiration for his partner, with YKB adding compliments that take the infectious song to the next level. It's the perfect anthem for the summer.
Hailing from the vibrant city of Dar Es Salaam, Marioo, the exceptional songwriter and performer, has once again proven his artistic prowess with the release of his latest musical gem, "Tomorrow." This bongo-piano track showcases Marioo's unmatched talent and further solidifies his position as one of Tanzania's most remarkable musicians.
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