In the past years, the African pop music scene was garnished so well with both male and female musicians touching our hearts with records that have gone on to grab major recognitions outside the continent and within. But, the strength and growth was seen vividly when the female counterpart took the game on and proved their might just as vast as our African male artists.

The likes of Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Yemi Alade (Nigeria), Victoria Kimani (Kenya), Mzvee (Ghana), Busiswa (South Africa), to name but a few, have made the contemporary pop music scene a delight for many music enthusiasts around the world. Zealous fans of the genre are often left yearning for more authentic works from African female artists each year and these queens have never failed them.

Hence, on our GA Playlist for today, we have curated a handful of singles from above-mentioned queens for your listening pleasure.

Tiwa Savage – One

When she jumps on a song, it’s a guaranteed hit on the continent. This solo effort titled ‘One’ gave us life.


Victoria Kimani – China Love

Victoria Kimani placed Kenya on the contemporary and modern-day hip-pop map worldwide starting with Africa and ‘China Love’ is a reminder to all of us that she is the queen, period.


Yemi Alade – Oga

No one does trending and viral music than Nigeria’s Yemi Alade. She has come out with names to songs that have been stuck on the lips of music fans for ages. ‘Oga’ is a testament to that.


Mzvee featuring Patoranking – Sing My Name

Mzvee came unto the Ghanaian music scene at a time when the males were totally dominating, gradually as a snail she paved the way for a new crop of female musicians to make an impact. Sing My Name is a strong statement but she had help from Nigeria’s Patoranking.


Busiswa featuring DJ Maphorisa – Bazoyenza

Love electric dance music then Busiswa and DJ Maphorisa got you covered with ‘Bazoyenza’.

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