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 Burna Boy, Rema, Kizz Daniel, Moelogo, Wande Coal, Timaya, Praiz and more.
Timaya – Born To Win
Veteran singer-songwriter Timaya builds up anticipation towards the release of his highly anticipated “Gratitude” album with euphonious afropop cut dubbed “Born To Win”. This new entry arrives after the success of his well-accepted record “Win“ featuring Falz. Produced by TBA, “Born To Win” is a reflective and inspiring afropop cut.
Burna Boy – Wonderful
Burna Boy looks to whip up anticipation towards his upcoming “Twice As Tall” album, with an all-new music video for album lead single “Wonderful”.
In a statement upon the release of “Wonderful” Burna Boy said: “This song is about the ‘wonders’ of seeing the impact of my music on people’s lives as they shared their joy, pain and pleasure with me while I toured the world.”
Kizz Daniel – Ada
“Ada” is taken off Kizz Daniel’s recently released “King of Love” album. The highlife song was produced by the powerhouse production duo of Coublon and Young John. “Ada” is a love-themed highlife jam that epitomizes African love and matrimony.
Moelogo – Koshi
Gifted British-Nigerian talented singer, Moelogo outdoors new single titled “Koshi” which is taken off his recently released “ME”. Produced by Priime Beats, the song harmoniously blends afrobeat, with the infectious strings and rythms of traditional palm wine music.
Rema – Alien
Mavins Records prodigy Rema makes it two songs in two weeks with newly released “Alien” which come hot on the heels of earlier released “Ginger Me”. On the Level produced “Alien,” Rema returns to his trap roots, putting the afrobeat genre on the back burner for a hot second.
Wande Coal – Naughty Girl
Veteran Nigerian afropop crooner, Wande Coal returns back with a new single titled “Naughty Girl“. The Pheelz-produced single “Naughty Girl“ serves as a follow-up to hit single “Again“, which was released back in February. 2020 has been good for Wande Coal.
Praiz – To The Moon
“To The Moon” is the lead single off Praiz’s forthcoming 6-track EP of the same title, scheduled for release on the 3rd of July.
The gifted singer and songwriter features talented rapper, Kingxn on the Marqai Mixx produced tune.
Boybreed and Minz – Julie
Since outdooring their debut tape “Made in the Tropics” late last year, sensational afro-pop twin duo Boybreed have proven prolific. They are out with another impressive single titled “Julie” which features “Minz”. On “Julie” the duo seamlessly blend their voices delivering pseudo-romantic musings over smooth guitar riffs, groovy percussions and pounding drums produced by TUC.
Larry Gaaga ft M.I and Efya – Hold On
Larry Gaaga recruits African rap phenom MI and Ghanaian vocal powerhouse Efya on new hope-inspiring piece aptly titled “Hold On”. This marks Larry Gaaga’s debut single under the Def Jam Africa imprint and quickly follows his most recent project, that is, the “Living In Bondage” movie soundtrack album.
Bizzonthetrack – Shoda
Young talented Nigerian singer, Bisi Kuti popularly known by his stage name, Bizzonthetrack outdoored titular project “Bisi Kuti” back in April. “Shoda” is his first single after the dropping the impressive EP – a song filled with tearful melody of a man heartbroken and sunken into a place of lost love.