The year just started and everything just feels lighter. Yes, we're all back to work and school again. But now that we've recuperated from 2016's beat-down, we have a little more time to just relax and enjoy the new music that's being released in a steady flow.

So, before the large albums and releases of the first quarter of 2017 swarm in and preoccupy your time, take a listen to some new finds that just might brighten your day. Spoiler alert: It's all fire.

King Solo - 'Oh Damn'

Cowode - 'Coffee And Orange Juice'

Khwezi - 'B O Y x G I R L'

Mẳdijuwon - 'Nowhere'