Crank up your volume, put on your dancing shoes, and lift your 2021 mood away from the dullness of the ongoing pandemic woes. In the stillness of the previous year, behind the walls of solitude and lockdowns, musical creativity seems to have acquired a new lease of life. These are the top stars who will keep you entertained and utterly thrilled in the coming days of this year.
- Burna Boy
Fresh from winning the Grammy Award, Nigerian music mogul Burna Boy is burning down every milestone and racing to the top with unique hits. His best album, “Twice as Tall,” is aptly named and now places him up there with the industry giants. The blend of afrobeat, dancehall, and pop beats will blow your mind. Burna Boy music is simply irresistible.
- Buju Banton
When Buju Banton hits the studio and takes over the mic, you know without a doubt, “Big Tingz a gwaan” and 2021 is no different for the Jamaican reggae guru who recently featured in the FIFA 2021 game soundtrack. Buju’s reinvention power is steady, and his social consciousness is alive in his latest album, “Upside Down,” is the Jamaican dose your doctor prescribed for the year 2021.
- Jada Kingdom
Every strand of lyric that Jada Kingdom pelts out is a reaffirmation that this young princess has taken her throne in the entertainment industry. While the showbiz world was all mesmerized by her wits in the song ‘Banana,’ this Jamaican songstress goes ahead and shows us there’s more where that came from. Every track she releases has the top music raters hooked and audiences awestruck. It can only get better in 2021. And she is only 22! Can you imagine that.
When you need the best qualities of an actor, MC, songwriter, and grime artist in one person, then Kano is the chap. Kano touches the right notes and knows the appropriate cords to strike, the London way. Find out his finest collaborations with Craig David and see what East London’s superb boy has to offer this 2021.
Ghetts is another grime star to watch this 2021. His passionate flow and delivery is undeniably on a whole nother level. His latest album, “Conflict of Interest,” features brilliant talents with guest appearances from Pa Salieu, Ed Sheeran, Stormzy, Giggs, Dave, Skepta, Jaykae, Emeli Sandé, Wretch 32, and Moonchild Sanelly. Ghetts is definitely one of a kind and not to be overlooked. His Album is a must hear!!
This Caribbean songstress will awaken in you the magic of dancehall music in this dull season. Shenseea seems to have a goldmine of tracks, and she churns them out with incredible ease. Her uniquely sweet voice will leave you asking for more. If theres anything you can miss in 2021, don’t let it be Shenseea!
Spice has all it takes to continue dominating the dancehall skies with her energetic performances and sensual visuals. Her latest hot song and video are “watch my life,” which you can hold to spice your year.
These artists will keep you entertained throughout the summer and turn your playlist into your favorite companion.