Below is the Top 7 list of the most Popular, Young and Upcoming Nigerian music Artists.
Divine Ikubor (born in 2000), known professionally as Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper. In 2019, he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records. He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist.
Rema released his first EP titled “REMA” , which features four smash hit singles “Dumebi, Iron man, Why and Corny”
Within a space of one month, Rema also released his second EP titled “FREESTYLE” , The Freestyle EP comprises of just four hit tracks.
2. FIREBOY DML
Adedamola Adefolahan known on stage as Fireboy DML is an Afro-pop Nigerian artiste. He hails from Abeokuta, Ogun.
He speaks Yoruba and English language fluently.
Fireboy Dml taste of music is simply Afro with a blend of country sound. Deep in, some genres sounds like blues and it’s unique.
The YBNL frontier, came into fame after the Successful release of three mad jams “Jealous, What if I Say and King“.
Yawhizzy – Fine Girls Bad
JoeBoy whose real name is Joseph Akinfenwa Donus is a fast rising Nigerian Singer born on May 21, 1997.
Joeboy is easily one of our favourite newcomers working today. He first captured our hearts with his undeniable breakout hit, “Baby“, which he has somehow managed to follow-up with another banger, the Killertunes-produced “Beginning“.
Born as Lawal Raheem, Lyta was born in Kwara State, the Northern part of Nigeria on the 4th of July, 1998.
Lyta came into existence after signing a record deal with YBNL leading to the remix of his hit single titled “TIME” with Olamide. Lyta also released his second single in YBNL titled “Self Made“.
After long anticipation and cravings for Lyta‘s song after his shocking YBNL exit, the melodious voiced singer came through with “Monalisa” featuring Davido.
Emeka Akumefule, also known as Blaqbonez is a Nigerian rapper, signed to 100 Crowns, a hip hop label imprint of Warner Music Group African partner, Chocolate City (record label).
In 2019, he was profiled by the The New York Times alongside Teni (singer), Odunsi (The Engine), and 3 others as the new guards of Nigerian music. He is widely recently known for his controversial self acclaimed status as the ‘Best Rapper in Africa’, which became the most talked about topic in the Nigerian hip hop space, between July and September same year.
In an interview with Punch, he stated the ‘Best Rapper in Africa’ was a response to a diss, and in his response, felt he needed to wake up all other rappers in Nigeria, and meant no disrespect to MI and Vector.
Adding to his achievements, Blaqbonez has three good and popular Albums [ “Bad Boy Blaq”, “Last Time Under” and “Bad Boy Blaq Re-Up” ]
Wigmer – Oyimohmoh
Crayon is currently signed to an imprint of Mavin Records; Blowtime Entertainment, owned by producer, Baby Fresh.
He made his first appearance in Mavin’s All in order, featuring Don Jazzy, Korede Bello, DNA, and Rema.
Word on the street has it that Crayon’s music is a blend of pop, afrobeats, latin and Caribbean rhythms.
Crayon the new kid shares a colourful slice of Afropop on this EP titled “Cray Cray“. This project serves as his debut release under Mavin, smashing set of solo single well package with different infused vibe.
The EP contains six great songs [ Bamiloke, So fine, Unusual, Gock am, Confidence and Aye O ]
7. T Classic
T Classic whose genuine name is Tolulope Ajayi, is a fast rising Nigerian artist and musician conceived in Ekiti state.
T Classic is Signed to MixNaija Entertainment record mark who started having interest in music at an in all respects early age, has continued to awe with each new discharges.
T Classic became popular after featuring Mayorkun as they produce a hit song titled “Fall in Love”. T Classic also released his second famous single “Nobody Fine Pass You”.
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