There is no rest when it comes to the music industry in Nigeria. Every single day, new and veteran artists alike drop new releases to mesmerise our eardrums and honestly, we aren’t complaining. We just wish there were more hours in the day to be able to listen to all the goodness from the industry.
From Umu Obiligbo’s upbeat highlife tune featuring two of the east’s megastars Phyno and Flavour to Don Jazzy being featured by B-Red, we have compiled six of the hottest new Nigerian songs to fuel your week.
On a drive home? Doing chores? In the shower? These are the songs we’re going to be listening to all week and we know you’ll love them too.
Meanwhile just imagine this playing out…
SR: “Alexa, play Culture by Umu Obiligbo.”
Alexa: Umu what?
SR: Never mind Alexa, I’ll just play it myself!
Here are 5 hot new Nigerian songs you need to catch up on…
1. Umu Obiligbo ft. Phyno & Flavour – Culture
For the culture, South Eastern sensation and new school highlife duo Umu Obiligbo (Akunwafor Jnr and Okpuozor) waste no time in serving up the visuals to their latest audio titled ‘Culture.’ The track, produced by superstar producer Masterkraft, “guitared” by Fiokee, mixed and mastered by Mix Monster, would not have been complete without fellow South Eastern industry heavyweights Flavour and Phyno who did justice to the track.
2. Korede Bello Ft. Fresh Prince & Miya B – Joko
Finally, Mavin Records mega star, Korede Bello releases his long-awaited single titled ‘Joko’ after setting up a challenge for the best freestyle and dancer in the #JokoChallenge. Korede Bello serves us with the complete version of the song featuring Fresh Prince and Miya B.
3. Oritse Femi – Dey Your Own
MSN Gang in conjunction with Arogunmenite Sounds Record label presents another masterpiece song titled ‘Dey Your Own’ from it’s leading artist Oritse Femi. The track, produced by Vicebeatz, talks about being you and doing you.
4. Illbliss x Bigfootinyourface – Nkali
Nigerian veteran rapper IllBliss is set to drop a collaborative project later this year with his producer from way back, Bigfootonyourface. To that effect, the duo decided to serve up the first track off the upcoming EP, titled ‘Nkali.’ The song was produced by Bigfootonyourface and mixed and mastered by Tha Suspect.
5. B-Red ft. Don Jazzy – E Better
HKN Music act, B-Red releases his 2019 debut single tagged ‘E Better’ and who else to feature on this track than the Supreme Mavin Dynasty mastermind, Don Jazzy. The track was produced by fast-rising producer, Magic Boy.
6. Harmonize ft. Yemi Alade & Nyashinski – Show Me What You Got (Remix)
All the way from Tanzania, Harmonize, serves up an early remix of his trending single ‘Show Me What You Got’ and for this, he features with Nigeria’s Yemi Alade and Kenyan musician Nyashinski.