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The 8 Best East African Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Zuchu, Bien (of Sauti Sol), Harmonize x Spice, Julixn Drizzle, and more.

Here is our selection of the hottest projects that came out of East Africa in July.

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The Best East African Songs of 2022 So Far

From Kenyan drill to bongo flava and everything in between, here are the best East African songs of the year so far featuring Buruklyn Boyz, Zuchu, NJERI, Diamond Platnumz, Khaligraph Jones and more.

The first half of 2022 has seen many rising stars of the region cement their place in the charts with some exquisite bodies of art.

As the new generation of East African artists innovates their look and sound they’re gaining from the rest of the world every day. From the likes of Buruklyn Boyz, NJERI and Zuchu, we have seen some spectacular singles and projects so far this year. On the other hand, the heavyweights kept their fans happy with plausible releases that raised the bar for all artists from this side of the continent.

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

Featuring Njeri, Rayvanny, Zuchu, Buruklyn Boyz and more.

The 6 Best East African Songs of the Month (April)

Featuring Boutross, Parroty, Nadia Mukami, Marioo x Harmonize, Coco Em and more.

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

Featuring Diamond Platnumz, Khaligraph Jones, Bensoul, Nviiri The Storyteller, Arrow Bwoy and more.

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The 6 Best East African Songs of the Month (February)

Featuring Savara (of Sauti Sol), Diamond Platnumz, Marioo, Mbuzi Gang and more.