It’s always a joy to remember and appreciate the great efforts from the past and the present Nigerian music artists who had soured the industry to a top hierarchy, reminding the whole world of the great talents and qualities left in Nigeria and even unrecognized artists striving so hard for the top. The activities of these great stars namely, upcoming and professionals has brought about the success of the Nigerian music hierarchy presently.
The whole world enjoys the rhythms from these great stars which had brought bond among Europe and Africans professing the need for unity and love. Nigerian songs had been a satisfying rhythm having improved to a great quality presently. All this buoyancy was sourced by our music living legends who had been working so hard so to make sure that the image of this great Nigerian music will not fade rather sour.
Below are Nigerian music Top artists who boost the air with their songs.
Early children of the past two years and the rest of the citizens of Nigeria will always remember and enjoy a great satisfying rhythm from the giant of Africa who had been boosting the industry with his songs, still up to date. A legendary Afro hip hop king whose songs nod the heads of the listeners not only in Nigeria but from different parts of the world. He had been a king since past years
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy was born on 2 July 1991 (age 28) to a family in Port Harcourt Nigeria where he grew and achieved his secondary education qualification. He is a genuine Nigerian songwriter and singer who began his music journey in Nigeria.
The Great giant of Africa rose to fame when he released his debut hit ‘Like To Party’ from his debut album titled ‘L.I.F.E‘ (an acronym for Leaving an Impact for Eternity) in 2013. Citizens thrilled about the song even abroad and danced even from other songs from his album, this earned him a great name as he achieved managers recognitions and had many offers.
There were a lot of career deals from managers but he made his choice and signed his first record deal to Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United State and Warner music group internationally where he released his first-ever legit major-label album titled ‘Outside‘ in 2018, songs from his album like ‘Ye’, ‘Heaven’s Gate’, and ‘Rock Your Body’ thrilled millions of fans that lead him to won the Best International Act at the 2019 bet awards and was further announced as Apple Music up next artist.
There is always a stable and infusion of energy if one’s buoyancy reads a dynamism, that’s exactly what happened to Burna boy as he created and released a long-awaited fourth studio album, ‘African Giant‘ where he professed his rank in Africa as the king. Songs from the same album like ‘Omo’, ‘Dangote’ Killin Dem, Anybody, and ‘Wetin Man Go Do’ pleased many people around the whole globe and he won Album of the year for all African music awards. There was a great shock to Nigerians when he nearly won the second Grammy for Nigerians as the best world Album but it was unfortunate he lost to his nominee.
This is to show how great quality runs in his veins, he currently released songs topping charts already like ‘Odogwu‘, ‘Money Play’ and ‘My Money, My Baby’ to his name, he will always remain a pride for Nigerians.
He will always remain an inspiration for hustlers who are thinking to sour to aristocracy from a poor root is impossible, he proved such a belief wrong and became a billionaire with his music career. He is one of the top Nigerian artists with over 5 million fanbases, this had been a pride to Nigerians as he had been dashing out great hits from the start.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known by his stage name Wizkid was born on 16 July 1990 in Surulere Lagos state (age 29). He had his education qualification in the same city. He was special and muse aristocracy from his tender age as he started singing at the age of 11. His first recording was with a group he formed with his friends named the glorious five. that was when the journey started as he kept striving.
He signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009 where he released his first album named superstar which it first single Holla at your boy boosted his fame in 2011. He became known to Nigerians as they all thrilled to his other hits including ‘Tease me’, ‘Don’t Dull’, ‘Love My Baby, ‘Pakuruma’, and ‘Oluwa lo ni’.
He became the first-ever Nigerian artist to hit 1 million followers on tweeter. There was a lot of energy as he further released his second album titled by his name Ayo which earned him many minor awards, these great sounds from his second album resulted in great passion over him from his fan base. Songs from his album like ‘Jaiye Jaiye’, ‘On Top Your Matter’, ‘One question’, ‘Joy’, ‘Bombay’, and ‘Show You The Money’ attracted more tremendous fans to his name for the rhythms was thrilling.
The whole world recognized him after his hit with the famous world rapper Drake titled one dance which toped 1st in 15 countries. This later earned him a great result, he was named the first-ever Afro-beats artist to appear in the 2018 Guinness World Records.
There was a lot of buoyancy and achievement when he left E.M.E and created his record label named legendary Record label where he released few songs and signed a huge deal with RCA Records in March 2017 where he released his third album titled sounds from the other side on 14 July the same year. It earned him great recognitions after a huge influence on daddy yo, sweet love, come closer, African bad girl, and naughty ride. This had been a pride to stand firm with after his great impact on Beyonce’s album the lion king, which he featured in brown skin Girl.
Despite the wealth of his multi-billionaire father, he was born a hustler, striving hard every year contributing to the souring of the Nigerian Music industry. He is one of the pride of the Nigerian music industry has released top songs.
David Adeji Adeleke better known as Davido was born in Atlanta, US, and raised in Lagos. Due to the passion his father has for his future, he sponsored his education to the highest level. Davido studied business administration at Oakwood University for years but his music passion never allowed him to finish up when he dropped out and focused on his music career.
He went on and released his debut album titled ‘Omo Baba Olowo‘ in 2012 which gave him fame with his single hit ‘Dami Duro’ still from his album. Other songs from his debut album like back when,’ Ekuro’, ‘Overseas’, ‘All Of You’, ‘Gbon Gbon’, and feel alright attracted many fans to his name and he won next rated artist award at The Headies. Having earned this he went on and released the hit singles ‘Gobe’, ‘One Of A Kind’, ‘Skelewu’, ‘Aye’, ‘Tchelete’, ‘Owo Ni Ko Ko’, the money and the sound. Fans were still thrilled, this earned him a great record studio of his own which he named DMW and signed many other artists like Maryorkun, Peruzzi, and Yonda.
He further released other songs like ‘If’ and ‘Fall’ which topped Billboard chart in 2017. He is always the pride of Nigeria for his great songs. His current album, ‘A Good Time’ is also a pleasure to listen to. Songs from the album like ‘1 Milli’, ‘Risky’, and ‘Sweet in the Middle’ are his trending songs presently.