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 Mayorkun, Rema, Naira Marley, DJ Tunez, Selebobo, Solidstar and more.
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Mayorkun – Betty Butter ft. Davido
DMW act Mayorkun reconnects with label boss Davido on newly released afropop jam titled “Betty Butter”. This follows the success of their earlier collaboration on the smash hit “Bobo”. Watch the bubbly music video which aptly complements the love-themed bop.
Rema – Woman
Teenage afrobeat enigma Rema delivers a third consecutive banger in a span of three weeks. Following his BET nomination, and an exquisite fan date that got social media buzzing! The release of “Woman” follows the success of earlier released “Ginger” and “Alien”. Produced by super producer duo of Ozedikus and BURSSBRAIN, Rema’s latest release is an infectious “woman” appreciation anthem.
Naira Marley – As E Dey Go
Afrobeats’ most notorious act Naira Marley returns with new upbeat jam titled “As E Dey Go”. The family-friendly party song was produced by Rexxie and addresses the serious topic of rape culture, clearly making a stance against the social canker.
Fiokee ft Simi & Oxlade – Koni Koni
Following the success of earlier released single “Osan” which featured Teni, super-talented afrobeat recording guitarist, Fiokee comes through yet again with another groovy tune titled “Koni Koni” this time around featuring Simi and Oxlade. “Koni Koni” like “Osan” was also produced by DJ Coublon.
Krizbeatz – African Time ft. Teni
As prolific producer and recording artist Krizbeatz gears up to release a new album. He tag teams Teni for the release of continental anthem tagged “African Time” which is simply an ode to the beautiful continent of Africa. The self produced tune happens to be the opening single off Krisbeatz’ impending album of the same title.
Dotman – Feelings
Having made his musical debut earlier this year with single “Enugbe” Labo Entertainment act Dotman is back with a new banger titled “Feelings” which his third single of the year. Produced by usual collaborator Meezy, “Feelings” is your typical “grass to grace” motivational cut.
Cheque – Loco
Penthauze surging act Superboy Cheque has released a 5 tracked stalwart solo E.P he titles “Razor”. “Loco” is a stand out song off the project. A mellow afro-pop vibe with finely-calibrated sound infusions. Cheque brews his trademark flow on the beat creating a nifty vibe.
DJ Tunez & D3an ft Onosz – Lullaby
Renowned disk jockey, DJ Tunez collaborates with D3an on a joint 5-track EP titled “Love Language: Vol 1”. The blissful project boasts of melodious vocalist features including Efya, Siki and Onosz. On “Lullaby”, featured act Onosz showers his silk vocals on the afro tune birthing a scintillating vibe.
DJ Jimmy Jatt – Say What ft CDQ
Veteran disc jockey, DJ Jimmy Jatt returns from hiatus to give us all-new single dubbed “Say What”. Jimmy Jatt collaborates with rapper CDQ on the Masterkraft produced record. “Say What” is yanked off DJ Jimmy Jatt’s forthcoming album.
Mojo – Chiwawa
Nigerian rapper aptly rides Ronehi’s mid-tempo production, matching the beat and spewing impeccable flows on his newly released “Chiwawa”. “Chiwawa” is a feel-good, laid back tune which sees Mojo raps about being mesmerized by the manoeuvres of a woman he fancies.
Koker – Bad
Talented Afropop recording artiste, Koker breaks the silence with a brand new effort titled “Bad”. The club banging tune talks about a girl with a slaying body that drives him wild. The new record is his debut single of the calendar year and comes after his previously released body of work titled “La Vida Koker” released late last year.
Lakizo ft Terri, Bella Shmurda, Ceeza Milli – Flex
From the stables of Lakizo Entertaiment comes a banging collaborative tune which features outstanding talented songwriters, Aristokrat’s Ceeza Milli, Starboy Terri and Bella Shmurda. “Flex” as the name implies is a braggadocio fuelled groove where the trio sing about living lavish. The song was produced by Wana SZN.
Solidstar – Calling
Solidstar, Shabba Entertainment CEO comes through with a fresh afrobeats tune titled “Calling”. The single comes off his soon to be released project, “My Turn” EP. “Calling” is a smooth afro vibe track laced with traditional instrumentation to create a deftly-produced groove.
Selebobo ft Tekno – Dai Dia
Taken off his “Bobo of Africa” EP, producer cum recording artiste Selebobo outdoors afrobeat jam titled “Dai Dia”. Released under the Vault Records imprint the song features Tekno with production credit going to Selebobo himself and Wisedon.