Crispy Fresh! Brand New Music From The 254

Crispy Fresh Friday fam! July is already done and dusted and despite it being one of the 254’s coldest months, the 254 music kitchen has been working overtime to churn hot bangers. From conscious music, to love songs to Gengetone hits, to soulful Afrobeat, our chart caters to everyone’s tastes. Below are this week’s crispy fresh tunes:

In My Head – Sauti Sol Ft Khaligraph Jones

Sauti sol and Khaligraph team up yet again for another hit. In my head is about the sad state of politics in Kenya. Its release is very timely as Kenyans prepare to vote in the upcoming general elections. The thought-provoking lyrics and well-thought arrangement are not only entertaining but get the message home.

Nomadic Soul Therapy – DJ Xpect

New York-based Kenyan artist DJ Xpect’s Nomadic Soul Therapy lives up to its hype because it is very soothing.  Off his debut house music EP, this masterpiece is part of his curated sound called AfroElectronica. Its instrumental is very rich, captivating, and refreshing.

Naskia Wah – Boondocks Gang & Ethic Entertainment

What is a week without a Gengetone crispy fresh hit? Boondocks Gang and Ethic Entertainment prove that the Gengetone fire is still burning hot in their new track. Naskia Wah is about feeling good and its visuals, instrumental and catchy chorus live up to the message of the song.

Buda – Trio Mio ft Scar Mkadinali

It’s been a while since we had a Drill banger on Crispy Fresh. Scar and Trio Mio’s collaboration is long overdue considering their individual lyrical abilities. However, despite the long wait, this jam is certified. The Drill beat and bars on bars slap hard! Certified Crispy fresh banger!

Because Of You – King Kanja

US-based Kenyan superstar King Kanja’s new track Because of You is what happens when Soul meets Afrobeat. This smash is the ultimate fusion as it is pure vibes and easy to jam to. Coupled with the colorful and playful visuals,it is definitely a great addition to your next road trip, house party, or chill playlist.

Last Name – Nikita Kering’

Nobody does RnB like AFRIMA Award winner Nikita Kering. Last Name is yet another showcase of her unique vocal and songwriting capabilities. The smooth instrumental provides the perfect base for Nikita’s message to her crush. This track is quite the love song.

Zamali – Mbogi Genje

Wrapping it up is another Gengetone song. Mbogi Genje’s new hit Zamali is that turn-up tune that you need in your life. It definitely passes the vibe check if its beat and visuals are anything to by. We might need more translation to understand the song’s message, but who cares? Music is a universal language!

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