This playlist was curated by AnR’s and music executives from 7 countries

Music is the passion which keeps giving. With so many platforms to listen on and literally travel the world sonically, we bring your way some of our favourite emerging talents from Africa and Europe. This list was curated by AnRs, music fans and tastemakers from all over the world.

(real name Teddy Maliza Jnr) is a Malawian singer, song-writer. Teddy started making music professionally in 2010 when he joined a gospel music group called BBM Clique. Teddy’s inspiration ranges from artists including Benjamin Dube, Marvin Sapp, Wizkid and he brings all his skills to bear on his last single “Happier” an amapiano sound sprinkled with RnB vibes about love and romance. Listen to this and follow Teddy on Instagram @seeteddy_

Romeo Tevie also known as Romeo Swag is a Ghanaian based musician, music writer, performer, video editor and a biochemist. He describes himself as a versatile artist with the skills to jump from genre to genre without any difficulty. AMENLE’, which is a Ghanaian local expression meaning ‘they don’t know’ is a hip-life drill that narrates the rapper’s daily struggles on his journey to become a top musician. Follow Romeo Swag on Instagram.

Country: South Africa

Song Title: Echoes

Lusanda is proudly Durban born and one of the hottest names coming out of Johannesburg. With a diverse range of talents, the 23 year old is a performer, songwriter, musician, dancer and choreographer. As the breakout star from Uncle Waffles hit record Echoes, Lusanda is set to take the world by storm and we are all here for it. Follow her on instagram here and be ready to listen anytime she releases.

Country: Tanzania

Song Title: Buruda

Hailing from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Jaivah stands out as a multifaceted artist boasting over 8 years of artistic experience. His mastery spans singing, songwriting, rapping, and producing, his music resonates with a diverse audience, bringing a fusion of East and South African vibes to the global stage. Released in 2023, Buruda is an Amapiano tune with Jaivah delivering bars over the beat. Add this tune to your playlist and follow Javiah on Instagram.

BermudaCal, the independent artist hailing from Bermuda, is captivating audiences with his latest release, “GOD,” a dynamic hip-hop track exploring doubt and introspection. The single is a compelling preview of his upcoming album, The Divinity of Doubt, merging jazz, hip-hop, trap, UK garage, and house influences. “GOD,” the lead single, showcases BermudaCal’s musical evolution, delving into existential questioning as he converses with God, Follow him on Instagram.

KOHDEE, born Ogechukwu Otu, has been making waves in the music industry since 2018. In 2020, he unveiled his debut seven-track EP, ‘The Link’, featuring collaborations with Artistes like 1da Banton. Earlier last year, he released his hit song ‘Mr Fantastic’, which marked a new era in his music career, along with accompanying visuals and a captivating dance video. ‘Go Well’ is KOHDEE’s second single this last year featuring Afrobeats legend and trailblazer Tekno. Follow Kohdee on instagram.

Country: Kenya

Song Title: I Do

Doreen Mumba, professionally known as TheMumbua is an exciting new talent making waves in the Kenya music scene. Born and raised in Kenya, TheMumbua showcases unique versatility in Afrobeats sound, the global sound coming out of Africa. “I do” released off her latest album titled “Love Try-Angle” delves into the pivotal moments after dating, where the next step often involves a decision between a breakup or taking the relationship to the next level. Listen to this song and follow TheMumbua on Instagram.

Country: Ghana

Song Title: Super Woman

Kweku Pee is definitely an Artist to look out for. The Ghanaian Afrobeat Artists blends authentic Ghanaian highlife music with Afrobeats melodies creating truly beautiful music we can’t stop loving. Super Woman is the lead single off his recently released “Love and Emotions” Ep. Be sure to give it a list and follow him on Instagram.

Country: Nigeria

Song Title: Abeg

SOLIS is an indie artist singer/songwriter whose airy and sweet-toned storytelling has taken over the landscape of Lagos, Nigeria. On Abeg, the soulful Artist is exploring matters of the heart in typical psychedelic sound. Check this tune out and remember to follow her on instagram

Country: Malawi

Song Title: Fixer

Mazani,is a singer/songwriter who describes his sound as Malawian Afrosoul – a unique blend of Malawian traditional sounds, soulful melodies & Afrobeats. Mazani looks to showcase the richness and diversity of African and Malawian music to the world. On Fixer, Mazani performs a beautiful love song to his love interest about how he wants to make her happy by being the Fixer in her life. Listen to this and deep dive the beautiful sound from Mazani and follow him on Instagram.

Don’t forget to follow all these wonderful Artists and check out the SparkTunes Playlist to listen to their music

This playlist was curated by:
  • Mercy Diniwa
  • Beth Achitsa
  • Oreoluwa Anibaba
  • Gracey Mae
  • Thabile Masuku
  • Nathan Miller
  • Nana Kojo Mula