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Kel-P Releases New Single ‘What Have You Done’

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Kel-P Releases New Single 'What Have You Done'

Kel-P —the GRAMMY award-winning super-producer who’s behind Afrobeats’ biggest hits— releases his new single and video, “What Have You Done?,” today via Island Records UK / Virgin Records France / Jones Worldwide. He debuted his first EP as a vocalist, Bully Season Vol.1, in February, full of tropical odes to women, meant to get them on the dancefloor.

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On “What Have You Done?” Kel-P wants everyone to keep on dancing. “‘What Have You Done?’ is a special track for me,” Kel-P shared. “I was in Los Angeles with The Elements (shout out to them!) and I asked them if they had an uptempo production, because everyone knows that what I love most is to make people dance. They were halfway done with this production, so we sat down and finished it together. At that point, the most important thing for me was to put as much of my influence and culture as possible, ‘to bring my people home.’ But it was the beat, the essence of the song, that inspired the whole artistic direction of this single.”

To capture the magnetic synchronization of place to bodies in motion and dance, the video was shot in the heat of an underground party in Lisbon, a city close to Kel-P’s heart. Also in Lisbon, Kel-P recently made a remarkable appearance at his friend Richie Campbell’s concert at the Altice Arena, playing for the first time live, in front of 17,000 people, the tracks of his first EP accompanied by a band of 8 musicians. Other recent highlights include Kel-P’s appearance on the blockbuster Creed III soundtrack, executive produced by J. Cole’s Dreamville, as both an artist and a producer. He’s also set to be on the next albums of Davido, Adekunle Gold and Wande Coal and is preparing for his second EP, Bully Season Vol. 2. Stream “What Have You Done?” here and watch the video here.

Kel-P is a GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum producer and songwriter who has played a vital role in shaping the current sound of Afrobeats after producing many of the genre’s biggest hits, including “Gbona” and “Sere.” Along the way, the 27-year-old has earned 4 GRAMMY nominations, generated billions of streams, and achieved multi-platinum success worldwide. His instantly recognizable tag, “It’s Kel-P vibes” has become synonymous with transcendent hits and for the first time he’s amplifying another aspect of his artistry with his songwriting and vocals. “It was time to put a face to the name Kel-P” he affirms. “I knew this was the next level. I could feel it. While I was producing for all of these other artists, I was learning. I’ve always wanted to drop my own project, but I was working on myself throughout the whole time. Now, I’m heading into this new artist journey, and I have a lot to show the world.” Born a twin in the city of Calabar, Kel-P lost his mom at two-years-old. He and his brother moved to Lagos where they lived with relatives. At a very young age, Kel-P met his first musical mentor, Sarz, who encouraged him to compose his own instrumentals. He quickly developed his signature style, a colorful and dynamic sonic vision. He notched his first marquee production with Solidstar’s “Eleganza” in 2018. Building a sterling reputation, he linked up with Burna Boy and produced ten tracks from the superstar’s 2019 blockbuster album African Giant, including “On The Low,” “Gbona,” “Killin Dem,” and “Pull Up.” His catalog continued to expand, highlighted by Wizkid’s smash hit “Ginger” feat. Burna Boy, “Donne-moi l’accord” for Dadju and Burna Boy, “Diamond Platinum” for Jeje. Branching out, he produced “Faith” from Skip Marley’s Higher Place, scoring a GRAMMY Award nomination for “Best Reggae Album.”

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2022 saw Kel-P receive a GRAMMY in the category of “Best Global Music Album” for Angélique Kidjo’s Mother Nature and a Grammy nomination for Made in Lagos: Deluxe Edition by Wizkid. Earning widespread acclaim, Okayplayer predicted, “For beatmaker Kel-P, the road to royalty seems inevitable,” and GRAMMY.com christened him “one of the hottest beatmakers and producers in the Afrobeats global movement.” Last February, Kel-P made his artist debut with his first body of work, Bully Season Vol. 1. The lead single, “One More Night,” was named by Rolling Stone as “a song you need to know” and has accumulated 3M streams. It stands out for flipping Nelly and Kelly Rowland’s iconic R&B hit “Dilemma,” and brilliantly introducing Kel-P as a seasoned hitmaker with star power. Kel-P is currently working on the second volume of his Bully Season series. “As a human, I feel I always had to bring out the Bully in me to shake the table and get what I want from life” Kel-P said. “This inspired the name as it’s the journey of my work ethic, my wins, my losses, my relationships, my life leading to this moment.

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Benjies charts his course to stardom with introspective debut EP “TRI”

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With the finesse of a poet, Benjies explores the multifaceted nature of identity in 10 minutes of pure lyrical bliss on his debut EP, “TRI.” His 3-track spectacle is available to stream in music stores worldwide. Listen to it here: https://bfan.link/tri-2

Money, love and mental health are some of the relevant issues of our day and to Benjies, these are cardinal to his self-expression, hence “TRI.” This thematic representation of himself (as reflected on the EP’s cover) sees the rapper break into the Ghanaian Hip-Hop scene at lightspeed with silky flows and a melodic rap style that renders a catchy narrative. Bundle this talent with the groovy touches of PsykoWorldWide, Elormbeatz, Swit and Benjies is invincible on his first EP.


“TRI” opens up with the hard-hitting ‘Scheming.’ Benjies acknowledges the power of money and rhymes about his determination to secure the bag by any means necessary. He uses the Akan proverb “sika yɛ mogya” as a substrate for his intriguing rhymes to atomize, dropping nuggets of wisdom along the way.

Benjes shifts the scope to mental health in the second track, ‘Pain Killer’ featuring Nemisis Loso. Here, the rapper artistically contemplates turning to alcohol and other vices as a quick fix to his problems. He is, however, quick to highlight the negative impact of such choices on his psyche, relying on a clever Fante flow to keep his call for staying sober fresh and exciting.


Things slow down for the EP’s closer, ‘Ride or Die.’ Benjies takes his time on this one, putting his better half on a pedestal over a soothing Hiplife production that feels classic. In an intimate show of affection, the rapper appreciates this significant figure for sticking it out with him through thick and thin. The rapper’s lyrics echo a sense of gratitude, steadily manifesting his final identity: love.

After drawing inspiration from his extensive time studying in China, Benjies is ready to disrupt the Ghanaian Hip-Hop scene through his tasteful blend of Hip-Hop, Hiplife, Afrobeats and Jazz with the funky rhythms of Alternative music. Last year, the burgeoning Fante rapper, who is equally fluent in Cantonese, dropped two tracks (’On the Go’ and ‘Third Person’) to test the waters and showcase his talent. Since then, he has been eager to establish himself as a prominent player in the industry, making his latest EP a must-listen.

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Gibrilville and Kwaw Kese Join Forces for Exciting Remix of “Gorilla”

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Dynamic duo Gibrilville and Kwaw Kese have teamed up for an electrifying remix of their hit single “Gorilla.” The collaboration brings together two powerhouse artists in the Ghana music industry to create a fresh and innovative sound that is sure to captivate listeners around the world.

Originally released as a standalone track, “Gorilla” quickly gained momentum and garnered widespread acclaim for its infectious beat and catchy lyrics. Now, with the addition of Kwaw Kese’s unique style and flair, the remix takes the song to new heights, offering fans a fresh take on an already beloved track produced by klenam Lednum “Klxnam” from the Uk.

Gibrilville and Kwaw Kese are no strangers to success in the music industry, with both artists boasting an impressive catalogue of hits and a dedicated fan base. By joining forces on the remix of “Gorilla,” they have created a collaboration that is sure to resonate with fans of both artists and introduce their music to new audiences.

The remix of “Gorilla” is now available on all major streaming platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube. Fans can expect an exciting blend of Gibrilville and Kwaw Kese’s signature sounds, as well as a few surprises along the way.

Don’t miss out on this exciting collaboration between two of the most talented artists in the industry. Stream the remix of “Gorilla” today and experience the magic for yourself.

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For more information, please visit Gibrilville and Kwaw Kese’s official websites and social media pages.

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Zyon Ovkin drops hot new single, ‘Vibrate’

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Frank Kweku Cole a.k.a “Manzo” but mostly known as Zyon Ovkin has dropped his latest single, ‘Vibrate’. Listen here

Born and raisd in the Eastern Region of Ghana, Zyon Ovkin completed Good News Baptize JHS in Sunyani and later move to Accra to continue his education at College High Senior High School.  He calls himself ” The Composer” due to his versatility and ability to quickly blend and adapt with any kind of music style. “I have experiment with different sounds and genres including Afropop,Rap,Highlife, Afrobeats Contemporary and conscious music. My immediate surrounding and upbringing has a major influence on my composition and thought process,” he comments.

Zyon Ovkin is spiritually conscious. He  taps a lot of energy from Daddy Lumba, Kwadwo Antwi and Amakye Dede as their messages resonate well with him. “I’m also influenced by the late Fela Kuti and Bob Marley. As a tenager, the loss of my Dad and my brother left me with a huge gap and trauma and the only way escaping the pain is through Music,” he adds.

He is currently signed to Solid Brand Management.

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LEONARDODDJ X IYKE PARKER CALLS ON 99PHACES FOR SUMMER ANTHEM “PAIN AND PLEASURE”

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“Life of the party and I give it my all” is one of the lines that is bound to catch your attention as you listen to Iyke Parker and Leonardoddj’s latest single.

Audio: https://easternchild.fanlink.tv/PainNPleasure

Teaming up with Ghanaian collective 99phaces, the duo releases their second single as they build up the release of their joint project later this year. 

With verses from Anabel Rose and Freddie Gambini, the house themed song is laced with an infectious chorus and catchy bridge which embodies the groovy feel that comes with the summer. The song encourages listeners to let loose and destress after experiencing the gruesome and tiresome couple of months. 

Produced by Iyke Parker, Pain and Pleasure has been dubbed a summer anthem. You can stream the single on all DSPs. 

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‘Borkor Borkor’: new single from rising rapper, Crytical emphasizes on success through perseverance

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Crytical, the talented artist from Tema, Ghana, is set to captivate audiences once again with the release of his latest track, ‘Bokor Bokor,’ produced by the esteemed SwatyBeats. Listen to ‘Borkor Borkor’ here: https://onerpm.link/bokorbokor

‘Bokor Bokor’ epitomizes a fusion of contemporary Hip-Hop and Rap with intricate guitar riffs and licks interwoven throughout, providing a melodic backdrop. The rhythmic drum patterns and instrumentation draw inspiration from cultural dance folk tunes, lending the composition a rich tapestry of sound. These elements converge to deliver a fresh perspective on rap music, filtered through the lens of a Gen-Z artist.

At the heart of the track lies a dynamic interplay between the buoyant beats and Crytical’s evocative lyrics, which explore the existential struggles faced by individuals navigating the complexities of life. Amidst the vibrant rhythms, Crytical adeptly articulates the internal turmoil experienced by “hustlers,” deftly weaving themes of perseverance and resilience.

A noteworthy aspect of ‘Bokor Bokor’ is Crytical’s incorporation of the popular Asante Twi phrase, further enriching the cultural tapestry of the composition. This inclusion, particularly evident in the chorus, reflects Crytical’s personal journey and underscores an enduring theme of patience amidst adversity.

With ‘Bokor Bokor,’ Crytical invites listeners on a sonic journey that transcends conventional boundaries, offering a poignant commentary on the human experience. As the track reverberates with infectious energy and introspective lyricism, it serves as a testament to Crytical’s artistry and unwavering commitment to pushing artistic boundaries.

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Kakra Jay is lovestruck in amusing visuals for new song ‘Crush on You’

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Kakra Jay makes a catchy entrance into the year with the inviting visuals of his latest love song, ‘Crush on You.’ Directed by DushieFrames, this exciting release stars Asantewaa and Cassious in an amusing narrative that will keep viewers glued to their screens.

The experience of having a crush is universal, and if you have ever bumped into yours, Kakra Jay’s new video is for you. Its engaging premise offers a wishful insight into the singer’s admiration for his social media crush (played by Asantewaa) on the job as a receptionist with his colleague (played by Sani Enchill) at the Rose Tree International Hotel. 

Through the ensuing vibrant scenes, Kakra Jay daydreams about being noticed by his crush despite the rude presence of her boyfriend (played by Cassious). He sings about his feelings throughout the song, seemingly connecting with her in his dream world. Despite a few awkward moments—which are whimsical, he perseveres before ultimately catching up to the reality of the situation. 

Aside from the entertainment on-screen, ‘Crush on You’ is your typical Kakra Jay tune. It is lively and has a mesmerizing quality to it. The Drumsticks-produced song reminds us that, despite his prolonged absence from music, the ‘Sexual Healing’ star is still with us. Listen here: https://open.spotify.com/track/1vfyj3NV146GAmACyx5H44

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INSTAGRAM: kakra_jay
TWITTER: @kakrajaysongs
FACEBOOK: Kakra Jaysongs

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