TOP 10 NEW NIGERIAN MUSIC FOR THE WEEK

May 02, 2021 | Oreoritse Tariemi

Looking to spice up your playlist with some new Nigerian music? Here are the top 10 new Nigerian music for the week: 

Top New Nigerian Music

  • Zlatan ft Mayorkun & Davido Cho Cho

Zanku boss Zlatan joins forces with DMW’s hottest Davido and Mayorkun to release a new street anthem and what might be the summer 2021 jam “Cho Cho.” 

The fast tempo Afrobeat/Pop song produced by hitmaker P.Prime, mixed and mastered by STG, also came with its dance steps, as is the Zlatan way of releasing new music.

Cho Cho features catchy lyrics and addictive dance vibes. It is one track you can’t ignore at first listen. 

Notable Lyrics 

Mo tin ChokiriChocho, ChokiriChokiriChocho

ChokiriChokiriChocho, ChoChoCho-ChokiriChocho

O biggie biggie, o heavy heavy

O biggie biggie, o heavy heavy / O por le’ti…

  • Ladipoe – Rap Messiah

Rapper and lyricist LadPoe joins the list of the top 10 new music of the week with a new single, “Rap Messiah.” 

The new single is his first official single intro into 2021 after recording hit songs “Lemme Know” and “Know You” in 2020. 

Rap Messiah, produced by The Docket, is a follow up to his track “Champagne Already”, featuring Terry Apala produced by Sess The Prblm Kid.

In Rap Messiah, Mavin Record signee LadiPoe reminds us once again why he remains one of the finest lyricists in Nigerian hip hop. 

  • Masterkraft ft Phyno – Egbon

Music producer Masterkraft features Igbo rapper Phyno on his brand new amapiano single “Egbon.”

Egbon is an Afroprop- Amapiano single that testifies to Phyno’s professionalism in killing whatever beat he jumps on. 

Egbon produced by Masterkraft is the producer’s second single of the year. He released “Hallelu,” another amapiano sound featuring Zlatan and Bella Shmurda earlier in the year. 

Notable Lyrics 

Haa Osim, Egbon

E ma na m bu senior man, Egbon 

Haa n ta gi fe, Egbon

Aburum a minute man, Egbon…

  • Asake – Don’t Hype Me

Mr Money crooner Asake has followed up his last remix with another single “Don’t hype me.”

The two minutes long song was produced by Ace music producer Magic Sticks and maintains the jovial beats Asake is fast becoming known for. 

This afrobeats/pop song may just become the next club banger. 

  • Omawumi – Bullshit 

Omawumi released her new single “Bullshit” only a few days after she turned 30. 

In this though provoking song, Omawumi sings on the uncomfortable truths faced by Nigerians after the troubles of 2020. Bullshit highlights the struggles and plights faced by everyone and this is one song meant for everyone.

Bullshit  is the first single off Omawumi’s fifth studio album to be released later this year. 

  • Harry Song – Piom Piom Piom 

Harrysong’s new single “Piom Piom Piom” was released days after the artiste got married. 

While pushing the single, he also announced his LP coming later in the year. 

“Piom Piom Piom”  released under Alter Plate is Harrysong’s first song after his EP “Right About Now” released in 2020. 

His new single produced by Philkeyz is a highlife tune that focuses on relevant happenings in the society. 

  • Korede Bello – Legwork

“Leg Work” by Korede Bello is another captivating sound produced by Semzi. 

Leg Work is a follow up to Korede Bello’s first single of 2021 “Real Man.” 

The song has an infectious sound bound to have listeners dancing once played. 

  • Zilla Oaks – Yuu

Zilla Oaks comes next on our top 10 new Nigerian music with his single “Yuu.” 

Yuu is an experimental hip-hop ballad song is an ode to heartbreak. 

“Yuu” was produced by SKTCH, if the official single off his upcoming project NO ZZZZ 2. NO ZZZZ 2 is a follow up to his 2018 mixtape NO ZZZZ.

  • Collision, Deena Ade & TiwaDara – Party Alone

In this four-part EP “Collision II” features Quiet Storm, R&B, PR&B and Afro-House. 

This EP creates a synergy between featured acts. 

Party Alone has a roughened delivery off this album. 

  • Sir Bastien – Mercedes Benz

Sir Bastien recently released his summer time  single “Mercedes Benz.” Sir Bastien features Zen on this alternative hip-hop deliverance sound that speaks a lot about having fun. 

Mercedes Benz  was produced, mixed and mastered by Sir Bastien featuring guitar loops and drums. 

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