Every week, we highlight the very best of Nigerian music for your listening pleasure. Check out our selection of the best new Nigerian songs you need to hear featuring music from Wizkid, Adekunle Gold , Ycee, Terry G, Niniola, DJ Cuppy and more.
Wizkid ft H.E.R – Smile
As Nigerian Starboy, Wizkid celebrates his 30th birthday with fans worldwide, the superstar gifts us a spectacular new single that comes off his highly anticipated “Made In Lagos” album. Wizkid teams up with Grammy Award winning American singer H.E.R to deliver an enchanting reggae influenced jam that talks about loving your partner’s happiness. H.E.R brings forth her soul stirring vocals and welds it seeamlessly into Wizkid’s vibe and melody to produce a classic hit!
Adekunle Gold ft. Nailah Blackman – “AG BABY”
Chart-topping Nigerian singer Adekunle Gold returns with another infectious tune titled “AG Baby” to cement his new moniker AG Baby! The bopping afro-pop sound sprinkled with highlife and jazz influences features Trinidadian singer, Nailah Blackman who churns out an infectious hook on what is predestined to be a hit song!
Ycee – Tell Nobody
Multi-talented act Ycee returns from hiatus with a new EP dubbed: “Quarantunes E.P”, which houses 2 solid solo tracks. Yanked off the newly released EP, “Tell Nobody” is a mid paced song that has Ycee’s vocals hovering over a bouncy exotic pop instrumentation with as he sings about wanting an exclusive love.
DJ Cuppy ft Rema, Rayvanny – Jollof On The Jet
Nigerian Celebrity Disc Jockey cum recording artist DJ Cuppy finally releases her awfullly teased single “Jollof On The Jet”. The song serves as the lead single off her upcoming debut album “Original Copy” and features Mavin’s Rema and Tanzanian sensation Rayvanny. The Killertunes produced afro-pop sound is perfect for that feel-good vibe!
Niniola – Addicted
The Queen of Afro-house music, Niniola once again teams up with sensational hit-maker Sarz to deliver a fresh new summer jam titled “Addicted” which comes as the lead single off her upcoming sophomore album “Colours and Sounds”. Niniola sings about being addicted to her lover on this scintillating jam!
Krizbeatz ft Tekno and Diamond Platnumz – Proper
Talented record producer Krizbeatz finally outdoors his long awaited “African Time” album featuring music heavyweights across the continent to match the theme of the Pan-African theme of project. On this track, in Krizbeatz’s words, he brings “the King of the East, Diamond Platnumz and the King of the new wave, Tekno.” “Proper” is an afrobeat tune that will keep you grooving!
Blaqjerzee – Olo
Creative Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer Blaqjerzee releases a groovy afrobeat tune titled “Olo”. The self-produced mid-tempo track is laced with highlife elements. On “Olo” Blaqjerzee sings about his love for a lady.
Agho ft. Ayo Jay & DJ Tunez – Smooth MF
Vocalist Agho teams up with One Nation and RCA’s singer Ayo Jay and Starboy Worldwide disc jockey DJ Tunez to deliver a fresh afro-pop single titled “Smooth MF”. The song is a sublime tune which has both crooners seamlessly blend their euphonious vocals over the smooth afro-pop production, creating an alluring piece.
Terry G – Omo Dada
Terry G releases unconventional single titled “Omo Dada”. The single serves as his third release for the year after “Inspiration” and “Adura” featuring Prettyboy D.O and Skibii respectively. On a mission to revamp his sound, Terry G explores soft and deep afro R&B sounds on this new single as he sings about yearning for true love.
Faze – Enemy Best Friend
Veteran singer Faze returns to the music scene with a new single titled “Enemy Best Friend”. Faze is acclaimed for passing deep and soul stirring messages in his songs and this is no different as he sings about being wary of your “best friends”. The song is a mid-tempo afrobeat cut with live band arrangements.
Mo Eazy ft Mystro – Balance
Nigerian-born, South London afrobeat artist and producer Mo Eazy releases an all-new single titled “Balance” which features singer Mystro. The infectious afrobeat song was specifically calibrated for the dancefloor. “Balance” comes off Mo Eazy’s upcoming project that is set to be released later this year.