If there’s one thing K.O knows his way around it’s a hit. The iconic artist is nearing an almost two-decade run of capturing the zeitgeist, if not outrightly shifting it, with his music. This year saw him extending this run by producing one of the biggest hits of his career and of this decade with the sumptuous Sete. K.O recruits Blxckie & Young Stunna for this extravagant Afrobeats banger that finds them fawning over their partners, assuring these ladies that they will be set with them. Continue reading Sete – K.O featuring Young Stunna & Blxckie [produced by Calliemajik Beats, K.O & Glody ‘GloBeatz’ Kasongo], Top 22 Songs of 2022
We’re back with another Hella Late To Heat Round-Up to recap on some of the music we’ve been jamming to whilst on break.
Artists include Blxckie, Xenia Manasseh, Kudz, Yolophonik, Thato Saul and more Continue reading Hella Late To Hate – featuring Yolophonik, Kudz, Xenia Manasseh, Blxckie and more
Kick It With You is a grand display of affection that finds Thato Saul trying to show how serious he is about a girl. It is finely-tuned hip-hop soul that doesn’t relent on Saul’s general optics in its pursuit of romance, and that’s really what makes this such a captivating listen for me. This isn’t just a love song, it’s a Thato Saul love song tightly fitted to his image. Continue reading Kick It With You – Thato Saul featuring Marcus Harvey [produced by MashBeatz], Top 22 Songs of 2022.
2022 saw the world start to properly re-open following multiple pandemic lockdowns and the musical floodgates came with it. If 2021 was breathless then 2022 was unrelenting in it’s release of music. From big mainstream acts to smaller and newer … Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Top 22 Songs of 2022.
Welcome to Part 3, the penultimate choices before we announce our Top 22 of 2022. If history is anything to go by the penultimate list is usually the most reflective of where our core musical tastes have been within the past year. These are often the songs that just hit the spot from first listen and the ones I ran to the most to vibe out to and get lost in. Continue reading Our Songs of 2022 – Part 3 of 4
From big mainstream acts to smaller and newer upstarts, the avalanche of music never stopped and we’re here to bring you some of our favourites in this 4 part series that will cover 100 songs released within the last year. Part 2 featuring artists like Imani Basquait, Ayra Starr, Maglera Doe Boy and more Continue reading Our Songs of 2022 – Part 2 of 4
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2020. Part 3 covers our top 21songs with picks from artists like The Scorpion Kings, Msaki, Tyson S.T, Blxckie and more. Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2021 – Top 21