If you’re a music enthusiast looking for some new and exciting Nigerian songs to add to your playlist, you’re in for a treat. Here, we have curated the top 10 Nigerian songs that will undoubtedly elevate your music experience. From established superstars to rising talents, this list covers a diverse range of musical styles and genres that will cater to every taste. So, let’s dive in and discover the latest and greatest in Nigerian music!
1. Burna Boy – Big 7
The Afrobeat sensation, Burna Boy, has done it again with his latest release, “Big 7”. This single came just before his seventh studio album, “I Told Them”, and it follows the success of his previous hit, “Sittin’ On Top Of The World,” featuring 21 Savage. In addition to “Big 7,” Burna Boy also collaborated with Saint Kitts-based musician Byron Messia on “Talibans II,” a fresh take on Messia’s breakthrough single.
The music video for “Big 7” was a true masterpiece, directed by Benny Boom and featuring cameos from RZA, Busta Rhymes, Junior Mafia, and actor Shameik Moore. With its captivating beats and powerful lyrics, “Big 7” is a must-add to your playlist.
2. Victony – My Darling
Victony, an exceptional musician and songwriter from Nigeria, has recently dropped the thrilling track “My Darling”. With stellar performances in this song, Victony showcases why he is regarded as one of the finest artists of the new generation.
The “My Darling” track is part of his recent two-track music compilation, “Angelus” and “My Darling,” both of which have been receiving widespread acclaim. This music will undoubtedly keep you grooving, and “My Darling” deserves a spot in your playlist this week.
3. Adekunle Gold – Ogaranya
Adekunle Gold, the Def Jam recording artist, gifts us with “Ogaranya,” another beautiful addition to his discography. Blaisebeatz produced this excellent Afrobeats track, which is also featured on Adekunle Gold’s latest album, “Tequila Ever After.”
In Igbo, “Ogaranya” refers to an extremely wealthy person who uses their resources to help others. Since his debut in 2016, Adekunle Gold has consistently impressed the world with his musical prowess, and “Ogaranya” is yet another testament to his talent.
4. Ruger – Kristy
The Nigerian Afro-fusion vocalist Ruger unleashes his artistry in the brand-new exciting song, “Kristy.” This talented artist has proven to be one of Nigeria’s most original and promising musicians, continuously producing popular songs throughout the year.
“Kristy” is an absolute smash hit with Nigerian fans, and Ruger’s versatility as an artist shines through this wonderful track. Don’t miss out on adding “Kristy” to your playlist—it’s a definite mood booster.
5. King Promise ft. Young Jonn – Terminator (Remix)
The popular Ghanaian Afro-fusion singer and performer, King Promise, has dropped the stunning remix of “Terminator.” This remix, featuring the award-winning Nigerian superstar Young Jonn, is set to serenade your mind and earphones, just like the original song.
With Young Jonn’s exquisite performance on this hit single, “Terminator (Remix)” promises an unforgettable musical experience. Don’t hesitate to add this elite remix to your playlist this week.
6. Spyro ft. Diamond Platnumz, Teni & Iyanya – For You
Spyro, the talented Nigerian Afro-pop musician, brings us the charming song, “For You.” This incredible musical creation features three superstars—Diamond Platnumz, Teni, and Iyanya—each leaving their unique touch and making it an extraordinary track.
“For You” showcases Spyro’s vocal power and composition talents, making it a must-have addition to your playlist. The collaboration of these talented artists elevates the song to a whole new level of brilliance.
7. Crayon ft. Ayra Starr – Ngozi
As the third song on the Trench to Triumph project, Crayon’s “Ngozi” has caught the attention of music fans everywhere. Teaming up with the talented Nigerian soprano, Ayra Starr, Crayon unlocks an intriguing duet that deserves a spot in your playlist.
“Ngozi” is a magnificently composed symphony that you will undoubtedly appreciate. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the synergy of Crayon and Ayra Starr’s incredible talents in this song.
8. Rema – Charm
“Charm” by Rema has been making waves on the music charts since its release a few months ago. The music video for this song reached the top spot in Nigeria’s TurnTable Top 100, a true testament to Rema’s creative agency and talent.
Rema’s confident aura shines through in “Charm,” and it’s a track that will charm its way into your heart. Add this beautiful and catchy song to your playlist without a second thought.
9. ODUMODUBLVCK ft. Fireboy – FIREGUN
The delightful song “Firegun” explores sensuous topics with aggressive language and features the talented artists ODUMODUBLVCK and Fireboy. Their synergy creates a seamless flow that beautifully supports Fireboy’s lovely chorus and Odumodublvck’s rap verses.
With Fireboy’s superstar scenes and OdumoduBlvck’s charge of Nigerian rap revival, “FIREGUN” is a track that will undoubtedly satisfy your musical cravings.
10. Babyboy AV – Quick Question
Nigerian singer Babyboy AV graces us with the brand-new masterpiece, “Quick Question.” Demonstrating remarkable vocal prowess and musical talents, Babyboy AV collaborates with the brilliant music producer, Black Culture, to create a catchy beat that perfectly complements his singing.
“Quick Question” is the perfect way for Babyboy AV to kick off his music calendar for 2023. Waste no time and add this amazing song to your playlist today!
With these 10 lit Nigerian songs in your playlist, your musical journey for the month of August is guaranteed to be extraordinary. From Afrobeat to Afro-fusion, each track brings its unique flair and captures the essence of Nigerian music. So, get ready to groove and enjoy the vibrant sounds of Nigeria’s music scene.