10 Fast-rising Nigerian artists with Motivational songs.
Nigerian Artists use music to convey various stories, sometimes as motivational songs for fans who are trying not to lose faith in life.
Songs can be used for more than just dancing and having a good time; they can also be used to motivate others.
These songs are intended to act as motivational music for people who are attempting to keep their faith in life. The songs serve as a reminder that we are all running in the same race.
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Here are Motivational Songs from Fast-rising artists to add to your playlist.
Bella Shmurda- Ginger Me
Bella Shmurda in his next life might want to consider being a motivational speaker as most of his songs usually contain one or two motivational quotes.
However, in ‘Ginger Me” he showcases his vulnerable side this time relying on people for words of encouragement.
“Somebody ginger me ooo,” Bella sings asking to be encouraged.
This song is a relatable story for people who have found themselves tired in the midst of hustling.
Seyi Vibez-God Sent
“Pikin wey no get helper suppose to get sense o…”
Seyi Vibez is another artist who is redefining the street sound with his songs. In 2020, he dropped “God Sent” an emotional mid-tempo song about having responsibilities and having to work harder than some to meet up with.
Seyi also sees himself as a kind of saviour who is been appointed as the vessel to change his family’s financial status.
Liya came to the limelight after Davido announced her signing with his label, DMW in 2020. Under the label, she dropped her debut EP titled Alari and off the project Mp3bullet.ng picked “Adua” for this list.
“Adua” has this spiritual vibe that soothes the soul and calms the mind. In the song, Liya sings how far she has come in her music career and states that her prayers are been answered.
Given how she came in contact with her boss, Davido, the song is a perfect representation of it takes a chance meeting or someone to change one’s life.
Bad Boy Timz ft Zlatan-Hustle
Before Bad Boy Timz had people dancing to his 2020 hit, “MJ,” he collaborated with Zlatan on “Hustle.” “Hustle for this money brother, no go sleep o brother”, Bad Boy Timz advises.
Bad Boy Timz drops pieces of advice, gingers one to stay guarded even while hustling.
Zamorra-Better De Come
“E Never happen, no means say its over…”
Zamorra released “Better De Come” in 2018 a year before he would release his street banger “Importanter” featuring Small Doctor.
“Better De Come” is a reminder that delay is not denial. The hustle might be hard, the result might be pouring in slowly and not at the pace you want it but all these doesn’t deter Zamorra who believes better things would come.
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Diamond Jimma ft Otega-Aje
Diamond Jimma released “Aje” in 2021 which has launched him into the limelight. Diamond sings with confidence about how he would fulfil his destiny or fate no matter the obstacle.
In the Chorus, he states that he would succeed despite the obstacles thrown by life at him. Otega who is featured in the song raps about his dreams and how they keep him up at night.
Areezy is another underground street artist on this list. One song you must have heard from him is his 2019 smash hit, “Ori” which was a popular street anthem.
In 2020, he dropped another inspirational hit titled ‘Believe.” On This mid-tempo tune, Areezy states he wants to be rich and famous, the top two goals of most humans.
This song reminds us that we aren’t alone in our struggles and desire for a better life.
Victor AD-Wetin We Gain
The song “Wetin We Gain,” which was one of the most popular songs of 2018, is about materialism and material accomplishment.
The song, which has been dubbed a “hustler’s anthem,” was a hit due to its relatable lyrics.
Victor AD flawlessly words the average Nigerian man’s prayers to God.
With lyrics like “If we no make money, Wetin we gain o?,” Victor discusses the issue that if one works hard in life but still is unable to live a comfortable life, what is the use of the hard work?
He also prays to God to show him the way because he is overburdened with tasks that demand money on a regular basis.
Hotkid is signed to Dr Dolor Entertainment and has been steadily finding fame in the music industry. In 2019 he released the inspirational “Ozana” with the song becoming more popular in 2020.
“Ozana” which is another slang for Hossana is more like a testimony song. Hotkid uses his past and growth as an upcoming artist to encourage others like him on the fact that never giving up definitely has its reward.
Apart from its beautiful beat and flow, the lyrics are inspirational especially for any upcoming artist who is still struggling with getting the right attention.
Otega is a fast-rising rapper who has found fame on the street even having his songs on most DJ’s playlists. While he has been underground for a while, his songs are not new for those who are more intuned with street anthems.
His 2019 “Facts” is more of a freestyle than an official track but this only showcases how talented he is. In “Facts,” Otega raps about what he wants to achieve before he dies.
Rapping that he rather dies hustling, Otega goes the same route like Drake did when he dropped the iconic lines “I’m here for a good time, not a long time” on Big Sean’s 2015 “Blessings”
The talented rapper also shares how difficult it has been to get recognition in the music industry but he also divulges how he can’t turn back as he has also given up on school and everything else for it.
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10 Fast-rising Nigerian artists with Motivational songs
- Bella Shmurda- Ginger Me
- Seyi Vibez-God Sent
- Bad Boy Timz-Hustle
- Zamorra-Better De Come
- Diamond Jimma ft Otega-Aje
- Victor AD-Wetin We Gain