We are already in mid-year of 2020, the Coronavirus came and disrupted activities and the entertainment was also heavily affected. Nevertheless, the music industry has given us some great music to jam with, From “Zege Zege” By Mr. Leo and “Mon Pala Pala” by Ko-c are just a few of some of the hot releases this year.
We have gathered 35 best songs (Listed in No Particular Order) that we think may have been the hottest releases this year so far. Check it out below and please leave a comment.
(Note They Are grouped in No Particular Order)
1) Magasco Feat Mihney – Calypso :
Once again Magasco easily takes us to party with a smooth groovy Afro Dancehall – Calypso featuring the hot and sexy Mihney.
2) Salatiel – Ayagayo (Good Times) :
“Ayagayo”, derived from an onomatopoeia from a happy child, is a good vibe, sunshine-inspiring tune that speaks volumes about keeping things positive as Salatiel advises “…good times don’t come easy… but they do…eventually…”
3) Locko – Meme Meme Choses :
A piece of bonafide beautiful music to enjoy in the most powerful way
4) Ridimz – Intimacy :
One half of Ridimz – Phillbill beats surprisingly drop a solo effort – Intimacy. This is just a teaser from what ridimz may be made of. Phillbill’s exquisite vocals float over the breezy beat with a increasingly mature and more intriguing musical aesthetic. This is one of my favorites
5) Dj Arafat feat Tenor – Péter Les Plombs :
6) Vivid – C’est Pas Le Njangsang :
I’ll be honest, anytime I listen to Vivid I get immediately excited. This is a perfect Cameroon Afro jam with lush synth breakdowns to make your playlist.
7) Vernyuy Tina – Jéi :
One of the discoveries of the year 2019-2020, Vernyuy keeps her triumphant rise to the top with a south African inspired single – Jei. Enjoy
8) Blanche Bailly – Mes Respects :
It’s worth listening to – Mes Respects by Blanche Bailly. The “Bon Bon” Singer Mixes Rumba with her vocals to birth a beautiful piece of good music.
9) Ko-C – Mon Pala Pala :
10) Ewube – Laisse Moi T’aimer :
Ewube brought her usual sweet voice on this one. One of the favorites in her previously released EP.
11) Mr. Leo – Zege Zege :
In this song, Mr. Leo delivered some strong messages about slavery, drugs, colonization, war, etc.
12) Jovi – Mentality :
Incredible lyrics and production, Jovi’s “Mentality” boost him as one of the major rap influences in the Industry.
13) Mimie – J’avance :
Mimie’s – J’avance is as charming tales of struggling and moving forward with everyday life and its tussles. The vibe is good and the video is even better. Enjoy
14) Reniss – Commando :
Reniss has a special ability to diversify her music. Commando off her recently released album was produced by Jovi and its a hot number.
15) Rinyu – Chakara Love :
They call her “Cameroonian Simi” because of her dope vocals similar to Nigerian songstress Simi. Chakara Love is one of “a must-listen” in the industry. Enjoy
16) Blaise B – Mr. Romantic :
His vocal highness came into the year early with Mr. Romantic. Enjoy
17) Afrobit Feat =Magasco – Blow Ma Mind :
Media House Afrobit hires Magasco for – Blow Ma Mind and Its banging
18) Ridimz Feat Ko-C and Aveiro Djess – Mbenguiste :
This rightfully romanticized laid-back breeziness and timeless coolness. “Mbenguiste” is plush and smooth, Enjoy
19) Mr. leo X kameni X and Gomez – Lover :
20) Salatiel – Touche Pas (Anita 2) :
Continuation of Anita’s story, Salatiel, and Anita with visual realized by Dr. Nkeng Stephens. There’s a cathartic memoir of love in this one. The song has an easygoing addiction for fans of Salatiel.
21) Daphne Feat Koffi Olomide – You Got It (Coller Serre) :
Seems like Awu’s “Yayayo” paved way for More Afro Rumba, Daphne featured Congolese music icon Koffi in a romantic piece.
22) Tenor – Ils Ne Savent Pas :
The rapper has been struggling with getting back on top of his game. Ils Ne Savant Pas is worth listening to.
23) Tzy Panchak Feat Vernyuy Tina, Vivid and Cleo Grae – Who Be Actor :
This is a heartfelt message about the ongoing trials and tribulations plaguing the people of Cameroon (Anglophone Crises).
24) Boy Tag Feat Daphne – Faraway :
Boy Tag and Daphne link up again to bring the long-awaited video of their single “Far Away”.
25) Ful Feat Daphne – Revien Moi :
Simmering synth beat, Vocalist Ful features Daphne in – Reviens Moi and it is beautiful.
26) Chalotte Dipanda – Quand Tu N’es Pas La :
No one serves Cameroon acoustic music like Charlotte Dipanda. Enjoy Her New sound
27) Abz Feat Daphne – Ololiyo :
Abz and Daphne finally link up for “Ololiyo”.
28) Ishaku – Vuvuzela:
29) Fhish – Koro Koro :
Fhish is the prime example of the future of Cameroon Urban Music. Enjoy his 2020 release
30) Bowy Dezz – Twerk It :
Soon Bwoy Dezz’s growl is gonna be welcomed. Twerk it is explicit and will take you to the edge. Get a dose of pure Cameroon dancehall
31) Durand X Beatballer X Harris Sikah – Mini Mini :
32) Bwoy Dezz feat Dense Air – Alright :
One of my personal favorite of this year so far. Enjoy Alright by Bwoy Dezz Featuring Dense Air
33) Rich Khasino – Na Dem Dat :
Rich Khasino‘ Na Dem Dat is the pure opposite of quietude. ENjoy
34) Dense Air Feat Bowy Dezz – Down In Your Bed :
Dense Air features Bwoy Dezz in another smooth Afro tune that you may like to check it out.
35) King B – 1 Stone :
One of the best pure Rap Songs of this year in Cameroon. Though it’s a diss track aimed at Ghana’s Lyrical Joe, 1 Stone got everyone up from their seats. ENjoy