The year 2019 has been fantastic in the Ghanaian music industry with new upcoming artists. In this entertainment industry, we have so many established and upcoming promising artists that never disappoint. Also, in Ghana music 2019, we have experienced collaborations of Ghana and Nigeria.
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Ghanaian music is stepping up its game lately, and recognized across the world. Most of the Ghanaian artists are involved in the Afro hip hop and Afro-beats. These artists also release the song regularly. It brings competition in the industry and every artist is trying to deliver quality to get more fans. Below you find a compiled list of best songs 2019, including top trending songs in Ghana 2019.
1. Sarkodie Saara ft. Efya
Sarkodie featured the Ghanaian female vocalist Efya in this track, “Saara.” It was a love track from these beautiful Ghanaian artists, and it is all done in Twi. I guess you know what to expect when a rapper and a singer teams up, literally this a murder case. It was among the best Ghana songs in 2019.
2. Kofi Mole Don't be Late
Kofi mole is an award-winning Ghanaian musician. ‘Don’t be late’ is a hit song that is doing so well in the Ghanaian music scene. Kofi is singing about his girlfriend and how much he is missing her, telling her to hurry. You can also paint a picture of how much you love your partner by dedicating this track to them.
3. Sarkodie ft Mr Eazi Do You
‘Do you’ is a love song from the Ghanaian giants Sarkodie featuring Mr. Eazi. In this track, they were convincing their partners to love them, and they want to know if they do. The track is comparable to the popular Neyo song, Do You.
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4. Eazi, Kwesi Arthur and Guilty Beatz Pilolo
Award-winning Ghanaian DJ/Producer Guilty Beatz released his first single Pilolo featuring Mr. Eazi and Kwesi Arthur. This song is an Afropop that will make you nod your head from the baseline to the last beat. The track makes the young generation go crazy on the dance floor making all kinds of dance moves. It is a song to pin on your party playlist.
5. Kelvyn Boy Mea ft. Joey B
This track is a hiplife street banger from first rising afrobeat writer and singer Kelvyn Boy. He is back with this hit hip hop song Mea featuring Joey B. The track talks about the charming story of a guy who likes a special lady in his life. ‘Mea’ contains a flavored instrumental with afrobeat, and afro-dance elements. The video has a different scene that makes it interesting to watch.
6. Beyonce ft Shatta Wale Already
Ghanaian dancehall artiste Shatta Wale teamed up with Beyonce and Major Lazer and came up with “Already.” They use this song to open people's eyes to greatness. These artists assure people that they were born to shine, rule, and take charge to control everything. They also advise us not to listen to people who discourage us. The other message in this track is that we are the cure of every unpleasant situation around us. So, we should not allow things or people from outside to control our happiness.
7. Kofi Kinaata Things Fall Apart
The hiplife artiste Kofi Kinaata released ‘Things Fall Apart,’ and it instantly became a hit in October 2019. The song questions if people indeed are worshipping God as they state. This track not only made people think twice but they were excited.
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8. Kwesi Arthur Kill my Spirit
Fast-growing Ghanaian artist Kwesi Arthur released this single titled ‘Kill My Spirit,’ and he featured legendary Sarkodie and Santi. The track has no video yet but we are hoping for its release in 2020.
9. Kwesi Arthur African Girl ft Shatta Wale
This young rapper Kwesi Arthur features dancehall king Shatta Wale in this afrobeat pop ‘African Girl.’ When you listen to this track, you will get amused with the afro-swing beat, with a combined Twi and Pidgen rap. Published on 7th December 2018, it was a perfect end year closer banger.
10. Medikal Omo Ada ft. Shatta Wale and Fela
When Medikal song ‘Omo Ada’ was released, it managed to top on the charts for three weeks. It attracted Shatta Wale and Fela Makafui to collaborate with Medikal whereby, the grouped to do ‘Omo Ada’ remix. Still, the remix also did well and remain on top of the charts.
11. R2bees Yesterday
This song from Ghanaian hiplife duo R2bees is an afrobeat love song with fantastic chemistry between Mugeez and Paedae. ‘Yesterday’ definitely is a track to staple on your playlist and also dedicate to your partner to tell how much you care.
12. Kwesi Arthur see No Evil
Kwesi Arthur, in this song ‘See no Evil’ he talks about his success and dis to his haters. In this video Arthur is a hero in his hometown. While he is performing and pouring his punch lines, where locals are backing him up and dance behind him.
13. M.anifest - Big Mad ft. Simi
M.anifest teams up with the Nigerian female singer and songwriter, Simi. In this video, he tries to explain to his lover why she should give him a second chance. Despite of his shortcomings.
14. King Promise Commando
King Promise made a comeback to the Ghanaian music scene by publishing the song ‘commando.’ In this song, he states about his undying love for his love partner. The song was posted on 18 November 2019 and produced by Killbeatz.
15. Burna Boy Gum Body
Burna boy teamed up with Jorja Smith and published ‘Gum Body.’ the name gum body means to cling or be close to someone. In this song, Burna boy is so lonely because his girlfriend left him. Besides, he misses her and he desires to be with her.
16. Rema Dumebi
Rema is a young Nigerian afrobeat rapper who has impressed millions of people across Africa. Also, he has a large and active fan base in Ghana. Rema’s song, ‘Dumebi,’ has a strong impact, and it has more than 13 million youtube views. In this song, Rema wants to fall in love with a beautiful girl and he will be happy when she gets pregnant for him.
17. Tiwa Savage 49-99
Tiwa Savage dropped this single Afrobeat ’49-99’ on 30th August 2019. She explained that the song talks about the weak economy in Nigeria. Where the song title 49-99 means 49 sitting and 99 standing in the Nigerian transit buses. This song's message is all about suffering and smiling.
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18. Patapaa Skopatomana
Skopatomana went viral across Ghanaians social media. Invented by hip-life artiste Patapaa, which meant mind your meme. It originated from his single hit song ‘one corner’ featuring Ras Cann and Mr. Loyalty. The song created strong waves in the Ghanaian music scene.
19. Shatta Wale The Job
‘The job’ from Shatta movement music C.E.O Shatta Wale was a long waited jam by his fans. Published in June 2019, and produced by Kims Media House. As you know anything from Shatta is a banger and this was such a hit.
20. Shatta Wale Melissa
The Ghanaian dance-hall artist did it again in this single hit track ‘Melissa.’ This jam will get you dancing if not nodding your head from the baseline. In his lyrics, he talks about a girl who loves pizza. Her love carried him away and wants to marry her. It is a tune you don’t want to miss because it is so addictive such that you will sing along.
These are the best songs in 2019 from both new and established artists. These musicians are creating their mark with songs that entertain the nations through airwaves, functions and nightlife. Also, after a long day, these jams will help you refresh your mind and feel more relaxed. Staple them in your playlist to be entertained on any party occasion or even at home.
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