In this week’s episode, DJ Cuppy, Cheque, Adekunle Gold, Davido, Jamopyper, Patoranking, Olamide, Ice Prince, Omah Lay, DJ Tunez, Tiwa Savage, Fireboy… made the list. On this episode of Naija songs you should listen to for the week, we’ve got tracks from the newbies shaking the music scene and some of the OGs. Here’s our round-up of the best tracks that came across our desks.
Patoranking – “Abule”
To prepare fans for his third studio album “THREE,” Patoranking released “Abule” which documents his experiences and stories in the hood. The award-winning afro-dancehall artiste’s track is a simple celebration of his neighbourhood in, Ebute Metta, Lagos, The Niger Delta, and of hood worldwide.
Premiered via Beats 1 Radio with Ebro, the track’s top-notch production and catchy hook make it easy for summer listening and partying. The dancehall-inspired track also comes with an Afrobeats vibe, which has become the singer’s signature sound. Listen and Enjoy!!
Cheque – “Zoom”
Released off his debut EP, “Razor,” Phyno’s protege “Zoom” is one of the top tracks in the country at the moment. On the track, Cheque impresses with his lyrical and vocal delivery. He talks about his journey as an artist and always wanting to zoom off when bad energy sets in. “Bad energy I zoom, zoom, zoom, I’ll be on my way like I’ll be coming soon“
Adekunle Gold – “Pretty Girl” ft Patoranking
Released off his buzzing “Afro Pop Vol. 1” album ‘Pretty Girl’ is an exceptional track, Adekunle Gold teamed up with sensational Reggae/Dancehall act Patoranking for this bopping tune dedicated all the Pretty girls in the world. “Eh eh, Pretty girl, You wanna break your back on a dance?song, Eh?eh, Pretty girl, Shey your?mama know say you don spoil, Eh?eh, Pretty girl”
Adekunle Gold – “Sabina”
Released off his “Afro Pop Vol One” album, the track sees Gold pining for a second chance from “Sabina“. Adekunle begs her to take him back and give him one more chance because he just realized that he played himself like a Nintendo game. Even if this track cries around the topic of unrequited love, its still a jamming bop. “Sabina, Sabina, Sabina, Let me fight for you, Sabina, Sabina, Sabina, Don’t give up on me now, Sabina, Sabina, Sabina, I want to fight for you, Sabina, Sabina, Sabina” Listen and enjoy!
Jamopyper – “If No Be You” ft Mayorkun
No 5 On Naija Songs This Week, after making his debut on Zlatan’s hit song “Unripe Pawpaw“, he proved his talent and vibe on another street hit song ‘Of Lala‘ released for Rahman Jago alongside Zlatan. He also captured the attention of fans with his contribution to the buzzing Zlatan joint ‘Shomo‘. Jamopyper continues to impress as he released a smash hit which features industry heavyweight, Mayorkun. This track was released based on high demand from fans. Listen and Enjoy!
Tiwa Savage – “Koroba”
Tiwa Savage surprised her fans again with another single after the release of “Dangerous Love,” an addictive Afrobeat tune that talks about how love is a risky adventure, a blend of excitement and yet uncertainty and fear. However, Tiwa Savage takes things to another level with Koroba as she throws heavy shade to Nigerian politicians and also to her naysayers. It’s got a groovy feel and catchy lyrics.
DJ Tunez – “Pami” ft Wizkid, Adekunle Gold & Omah Lay”
Wizkid, Adekunle Gold, and Omah Lay need to be protected at all costs because they could be arrested for murdering this song. This was the collaboration we never knew we needed because its a huge hit. The track produced by Blaise Beatz is a perfect blend of Afrobeat and the raving Bop sound.
‘You & Bad Influence‘ crooner Omah Lay starts the record with his cool hypnotizing vibe as Wizzy baby took over to show he is still the Daddy Yo that makes ladies Manya. AG Baby on his own part brought the Chemistry between him and Blaise Beatz on his hit song ‘Something Different’ (which we all loved) into play to spice up the new record and turn it into a Bop jam. Stream this song for clear skin!
Omah Lay – “Bad Influence”
With just one EP, Omah Lay has continued to capture the hearts of millions of music lovers. “Bad Influence“ is still receiving massive streams on all streaming platforms even after 4 months. It’s about a love story that ended in tears. Omah curses his lover for being a bad influence on him and also for leaving him lonely and bitter. This is one experience most people can relate to which makes it more exciting to listen to.
Olamide – “Eru”
Taking a break off the music scene after the release of the album “999,” YBNL Boss, Olamide returned with an impressive tune titled “Eru“. This tune is an Afro-Rap-Pop record with quality production from P.Prime. Baddo Sneh came through to prove he still has the bangers in him as this song will make you Manya, lose some control. Listen & Enjoy!!
Davido – “FEM”
No 10 on Naija Songs This Week, Davido returned to the music scene after a three-month social media hiatus and as expected, he broke the internet. The singer made a huge comeback with the release of “FEM,” a track that he had been teasing fans with for months. According to OBO this is a track To the people talking about you because they don’t understand your shine, they don’t understand your grace, they don’t understand why they can never be what you are or have what you have… we say #FEM!… You can use this song to shut your heaters up. Dedicate it to those who don’t want your shine.
Patoranking – “Mon Bébé” ft. Flavour
Patoranking teamed up with Flavour of Africa (Ijele) to deliver this wonderful love song titled “Mon Bébé“. This track produced by Telz (aka FunKula) is the first track on Pato’s newly released album- “THREE” which is his third studio album. It’s a love song dedicated to a woman who happens to be his Mon Bebe which is the French word for “My Baby“
Released off his sophomore album “Apollo” after the success of “Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps,” the YBNL act recruited American Rapper, D Smoke to take his place as the best artsite that his generation has ever produced. He reminds everyone including his haters that he’s a King, a champion, and a legend in the making in the chorus. it’s a motivational track to remind us that everyone is a king in their own right.
Ice Prince – “Make Up Your Mind” ft Tekno
Ice Prince and Tekno blessed the ears of fans with the hit “Boss” back in 2015 and now, they’re back and better with “Make Up Your Mind“. “Make Up Your Mind” is a dope jam with an addictive melody and banging beat which has good content/story-line. Zamani who likes to tell stories with his rapping skills shares drops gems as usual and Tekno switched up the track with his captivating vocals.
DJ Cuppy – “Feel Good” ft Fireboy
No 14 Naija Songs This Week, Multi-talented disc jockey and recording artiste, Cuppy teamed up with YBNL’s raving golden boy, Fireboy DML for “Feel Good”. The track released off her buzzing debut album “Original Copy” which has 13 guest artistes from all over the world. The track as the title implies intends to make you feel good upon listening. Its got catchy lyrics to put you in a dancing mood. “Baby baby ma fe mi pa o, Je’n de be, ka sere,Oh gbege oo, o gbege Je’n de be, ma sere (oshey), Baby baby ma fe mi pa o, Je’n de be, ka sere, Oh gbege oo, o gbege, Je’n de be, ma sere“
Above are the 14 Nigerian Songs of The Week that are trending and need your listening…