Scene from EDEM's 'Favour' featuring Efya & Sarkodie.

The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (February)

Featuring Stonebwoy, KiDi, Kuami Eugene, Sarkodie, Efya, Shatta Wale and more.

In the world of Ghanaian music things have kicked into full gear. This month we had a very dope selection of songs, and all our favorite artists made the cut. Singles on point, visuals on point, collabs on deck, so what else is there left to do? Enjoy the music! Here we bring you the best Ghanaian songs that dropped during the month. Check them out below.

Follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

Stonebwoy '1GAD'

This month Ghanaian singer Stonebwoy finally released his much-anticipated song, and first new single for the year, called "1GAD." On this one, the multiple award-winning dancehall heavyweight claims "GOAT"' status on the vibrant dancehall record produced by StreetBeatz.

EDEM 'Favour' feat. Efya & Sarkodie

VRMG head honcho Edem came back after a brief hiatus to serve us with this brand new afrobeats record titled "Favour." The award-winning artist sings about matters of the heart on a bouncy, Magnom produced beat. Sarkodie and Efya come through on this one as well, doing their parts justice as usual.

Fameye 'Self Help'

This month Ghanaian singer Fameye dropped this inspirational song, a brand new single titled "Self Help." Starting off the year 2021 with an uplifting tune, "Self Help" is the follow up to his previous single "Pay Me" featuring Lord Paper and his 2020 debut album Greater Than.

Pappy Kojo 'My Heart' feat. Kuami Eugene

Rapper Pappy Kojo's drops this tune titled "My Heart," featuring Lynx Entertainment star singer Kuami Eugene, off his upcoming album Logos II' dropping this month. Here Pappy Kojo and Kuami Eugene team up on a GuiltyBeatz production, and deliver an earnest bop.

Mike Akox ft. Stonebwoy 'Super Mario “Balotelli”'

Not long ago, Australia-based Ghanaian act Mike Akox dropped his latest EP, a 6-track offering simply titled Patience. He followed that up with the official video to the lead single off the EP, a heavy collabo between Mike and Ghana's top reggae and dancehall act Stonebwoy, titled "Super Mario." "Super Mario" is a hat tip to star footballer Mario Balotelli, in which he likens his style, swag, and cool to that of the high-flying athlete's.

Worlasi 'Fkn Guy'

Supertalented act Worlasi came out with a new single, simply titled "Fkn Guy." The single is rapidly gaining traction on social media, for Worlasi's honest admission of being a ''f****** guy," so to speak. Produced by Lisa the Composer and Qube, "Fkn Guy" is a representation of guys who like to do all the wrong things, in relationships, in friendships, and just about everywhere else.

Ebony 'John 8:7' ft. Wendy Shay

Earlier this month marked the birthday of the beloved late singer Ebony Reigns, so her record label Rufftown Records decided to release this inspirational song which walks us through the journey of the artiste while she was alive. The posthumous Ebony Reigns release is titled "John 8:7," and it features new label star and "Queen of Ghana music" Wendy Shay.

KiDi 'Spiritual' ft Kuami Eugene & Patoranking

Ghanaian singer KiDi joined forces with label mate Kuami Eugene and Nigerian dancehall star Patoranking on a new song titled "Spiritual." Here the Lynx Entertainment artist sings about the girl of his dreams, confessing that her love is "spiritual." Produced by KiDi himself and Richie Mensah, this one is another KiDi classic.

Shatta Wale 'Lift (VGMA Diss)'

This month Ghanaian dancehall heavyweight Shatta Wale dropped a diss track titled "Lift", where he descended heavily on the Ghana Music Awards (the VGMAs) and its organizers, Charter House. On the song, he lambasts the organizers of the award scheme following the announcement they made without his consent that his indefinite ban had been lifted.

E.L 'Baba Dey'

Rapper and singer E.L takes a shot at comeback with the uplifting "Baba Dey." Here, he issues a timely reminder that God still watches over us, even amidst the tragedies of a most peculiar year. This record is reminiscent of his past hit records like "Koko" which was immensely acclaimed by fans worldwide when it was released back in 2015. "Baba Dey" follows a similar inspirational theme—urging us to hold on to our beliefs and never stop hoping and praying, because baba dey for us.

Follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.


Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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