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    5 Inspiring Songs By Nigerian Artists

    With a lot of shallow lyrics flying around these days, it’s pretty hard to get songs by Nigerian artists that are inspiring.

     

    But, we’ve shuffled through the numerous songs that are here today, gone tomorrow, to suggest some awesome Nigerian songs that are actually really inspiring.

    This list consists of songs from different genres in the Nigerian music industry, from different artists who are from different generations of the industry.

     

    5) Darey Art Alade – Pray for Me

    In 2016 Darey made a brief comeback into music with this song.

    Pray for Me is like a clarion call for lost souls. The soulful music had Darey reenacting the scene of people who lost their way, in a bid to find a better life.

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    He teamed with the Soweto Gospel Choir to release this song, which still has a resounding effect till now.

    This song is like a healing balm for people who are at frustrating crossroads in life. It basically holds their hands, inspiring them to go back from where they came, if need be, in order to find peace.

    4) Tiwa Savage – One

     

    Before she moved over to Universal Studios from Mavin Records, Tiwa celebrated being on top with this song.

    This is a song to listen to if you’re celebrating an achievement.

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    It is also a song that gives you something to aspire to, while listening to Tiwa sing about being one of the people that have made it in life.

    The lyrics might be repetitive, but who cares about that when one just wants to feel good about conquering a feat?

     

    3) Adekunle Gold – Ire

    Ever heard the adage, “‘If I had known’ is always the last words of Mr Foolish”?

    Well, in Ire, Adekunle Gold encourages people by telling them how to make their “grass greener on the other side.”

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    Ire is a song that will remain evergreen, an undisputable modern classic that will have you thinking deep.

    It motivates people to make use of what they have (close at hand), rather than looking for something that would end up being subpar.

    2) Lord of Ajasa ft 9ice – Le fenu So

     

    This is a “no nonsense” song. 9ice and Lord of Ajasa basically tell their fans to forget what people say about them.

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    According to the duo, who sang in Yoruba, their lyrics states: “Anybody can say what they feel like, but you shouldn’t care about what they say.”

    Le fenu So is another song that will remain evergreen. Despite being a song from the early days of 9ice, its lyrics remain relevant and continue to resonate.

    1) King Sunny Ade – Aiye Nreti Eleya Mi

     

    This song says it all! It is the mother of all inspirational songs by Nigerian artists.

    “They thought it was over, they thought it was finished but the path God created for me is full of mercy,” says Sunny Ade in Yoruba.

    KSA gives you a moment of reflection with this song. He inspires people to keep at it, subtly saying that it will end in praise, not shame.

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    It can be sang as a form of praise to God; it can be sang as a way to encourage yourself, ignoring your naysayers.

    Either way, this song is a classic that keeps on keeping on.

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