The head of YBNL is still using social media to share sneak peeks of unheard music.
Adedeji Olamide, better known by his stage name Olamide, is a hardcore rapper, singer, and songwriter from Nigeria. Sarz produced the song’s sample.
The YBNL frontline act and owner has teased the release of a number of unheard songs in 2022. This year, he has only released two singles, “Hate Me” (featuring Afrobeats ace singer-songwriter Wande Coal) and “We Outside.”
Early on September 28, 2022, Baddo posted a snippet of a hip-hop freestyle titled “5am Freestyle” on his twitter page. The freestyle was created by well-known beat maker Sarz. The heavyweight rapper delivered with ease, as was to be anticipated!
Ayra Starr releases yet another song just days after releasing the song that could become a blockbuster hit, “Rush.” This time, the talented singer works with Kelly Rowland, a seasoned American singer-songwriter.
Ayra Starr of Mavin Records remixes her top-charting song “Bloody Samaritan” with American singer Kelly Rowland. The song is once again produced by London, a hit-making beatmaker.
After Drake made an appearance in the song video, the fans had some things to say.
The fans are over the moon that Drake, a Canadian heavyweight singer and rapper, made a cameo appearance in Burna Boy’s most recent music video for “Its Plenty.”
On Tuesday, September 27, 2022, afrobeats icon Burna Boy released the official music video for the chart-topping song “It’s Plenty.” Drake made a surprise guest appearance on the song, which was first made available back in July as part of his sixth studio album, “Love, Damini.” Drake is a Grammy Award-winning superstar.
Because of its high caliber and, most significantly, the Drake factor, the video, which was created by British outstanding cinematographer Troy Roscoe, got a lot of attention from fans.
The Nigerian superstar debuted songs from his forthcoming album at a private listening in London.
Ayodeji Balogun, better known as Wizkid, is a top-tier singer, composer, and performer from Nigeria. A private listening session for his new album was held, and it was attended by a large number of celebrities.
The Afrobeats icon recently gave his London fans a preview of his upcoming fifth studio album, “More Love, Less Ego,” which is slated for release on October 29.
On Tuesday, September 27, 2022, the Grammy-nominated singer hosted a private listening event at London’s well-known Roundhouse theater in association with the world’s leading streaming service, Apple Music. Winnie Harlow, Daniel Kaluuya, NSG, Julz, Skepta, Naomi Campbell, Fireboy, Ayra Starr (who also performed), and a host of other celebrities attended.
The music of Nigeria is getting more intriguing every day. Hit songs from various record labels and independent artists, particularly those who are rapidly expanding.
But the music wouldn’t be complete without praising the songwriters, record producers, and sound engineers for their contributions.
I’ll list the Nigerian music producers who created the incredible songs we are now listening to with you guys in this article.
View the list below.
Peace Emmanuel Oredope One of the most sought-after music producers right now is Emmanuel Oredope, better known by his stage name P. Priime. Popular because of his moniker, “P!”
P. Priime has released many infectious songs over the previous few months, including: Fireboy DML and Asake’s “Bandana,” Victony’s “Apollo,” Omah Lay’s “Woman,” Reekado Banks’ “Ozumba Mbadiwe,” and a few tunes from Asa’s album “V,” to name a few.
Oluwasunkami Temitayo Kareem, often known as Magicsticks, is the composer of all the incredible songs by Asake, a rising star in the YBNL.
The youthful and gifted musician has maintained consistency ever since DJ Neptune, the owner of his first major produced song titled “Nobody,” which features Mr. Eazi and Joeboy, released it.
He is the author of practically all the catchy tunes we have been exposed to over the last four to five months of this year. “Tune into the king of sounds and blues” is the producer moniker that has made him famous.
All of the tracks on Asake’s debut album, “Mr Money with The Vibe,” were produced by Magicsticks.
Finally, he created the number-one single “Normally” by Young Jonn.
Reward is a young and gifted record producer from Nigeria. He plays the Amapiano drums while flexing with the pop sounds.
He is responsible for Kizz Daniel’s number-one single “Buga,” Magixx’s “Shaye” and “All Over,” and Iyanya’s “Like,” which features Davido and Kizz Daniel.
Producer Reward Beatz goes by the moniker Banga! (run nau!).
Telz, a Grammy-winning record producer, is one of Nigeria’s most sought-after musicians. Since the release of his chart-topping tracks on Burna Boy’s “Twice as Tall” album, Telz has maintained consistency.
He is currently responsible for the creation of a number of seductive songs that are currently topping the music charts, including “Ashawo” by Fireboy DML, “Common Person,” and “Cloak & Dagger” by Burna Boy, to name a few.
The person behind the producer moniker FUN KILLA is Telz.
One of the top music producers in Nigeria and all of Africa, producer extraordinaire and multi-award-winning record producer Rii is renowned for his stage name “Rii”. For a very long time, the country has been known for a ton of incredible tunes.
One of the most well-known music producers in the nation is Pheelz. worked with artists like as Teni, Adekunle Gold, Fireboy DML, Davido, and Olamide.
He recently made the transition to singing and has already achieved chart-topping success with the songs “Finesse” featuring BNXN and “Electricity” featuring Davido.
Recall that Pheelz’s #1 song, “Finesse” featuring BNXN, was included in Barrack Obama’s summer 2022 playlist.
More than 10 million people have watched the music video for his most recent hit, “Electricity,” which features Davido.
One of the men who has been reliable since last year is Tempoe. He produced a few good songs in 2021, including Joeboy’s “Alcohol” and other top successes.
To provide songs like “Soso,” “Bend You,” and “Understand,” he recently collaborated with Omah Lay. recognized by the producer moniker “MAD!”
Please take note that this is not a list of the top music producers, rather a list of those who are currently producing hit songs.
One of the folks who is huge on the Amapiano fusions is Niphkeys. The pop sounds and his powerful drum beats combine with the African shaker effects that have always worked for him. For Marlian Music performer Zinoleesky, Niphkeys had written and produced a few great tracks.
He co-produced “Dada Remix” by Young Jonn and “I’m a mess” by Omah Lay, to name a couple, more recently.
According to the Recording Academy, there are presently discussions about adding an Afrobeats category to the Grammys.
Harvey Manson Jr, the CEO of the Recording Academy, verified this to Ghanaian media.
In order for the academy to decide to create a category for Afrobeats, a proposal must be submitted. This is what is currently being worked on to ensure accurate representation of the various hues and styles the Afrobeats sound possesses. Harvey Manson confirmed that the recording academy had a listening session with major players in the Afrobeats scene.
The popular vocalist has a track record with the talented rapper and singer from Canada.
Sensational Drake, a Canadian music icon, has a single with Divine Ikubor, better known as Rema, a singer, songwriter, and performer from Nigeria.
The Mavin Records/Jonzing World signee has given his fans more to look forward to in terms of his activities in the global music scene. He recently discussed how he felt when American rapper Kendrick Lamar followed him on Instagram.
Rema, who has already collaborated on songs with international singers like 6lack, Chris Brown, and a host of others.
In a quick interview for her web series “Chicken Shop Date,” English journalist and YouTuber Amelia Dimoldenberg stated in passing that he had a song with Grammy-winning artist Drake called “Mention.”