staff picks week 1

With so much good music steadily out this week, you might have easily missed out on some of the best. We’ve picked in no particular order some of our favorite tracks from the week.


M.I – “Phase II”

MI-Phase-II-Moti-Cakes1-600x330M.I surprised many fans when he announced the latest and final edition to the Illegal Music Series, “IM3: The Finale.  The second single, Phase II featuring Moti Cakes, sees M.I spitting aggressively, with swagger and subliminals flowing into the mic.


Lady Donli – “Selfish”


Lady Donli is something special and there’s something about her music that reaches out to your soul. Selfish is her first track of the year, and it is emotional narrative of not wanting to open up to another person has elements of Soul, jazz and R&B. Produced by Jay Ramsey.


D’Banj – “Emergency”

EmergencyD’Banj released Emergency earlier this year at the GLO CAF Awards and it was received favourably, gaining a lot of radio play. Emergency’s video was released with a retro concept and was directed by Unlimited L.A.


Banky W & Chidinma – All I Want Is You”

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Dropping on Valentine’s Day, Banky W & Chidinma’s collaboration on All I Want Is You, is a lover’s tale about love surviving despite the odds placed against it. Banky W & Chidinma complement each other vocally to create a really special song.


Benny Que – “With You”

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Benny Que featured Paula B and Isah on With You. With You is a smooth love track that is recorded over straightforward production with Paula B’s vocals on the hook standing out in particular. With You is produced by Benny Que.