5 Nigerian artistes that have good chemistry
The top 5 musicians from Nigeria who are also best friends are listed below.
There is no denying that Nigeria as a nation has a wealth of brilliant artists, both up-and-coming and established superstars, with Nigerian songs becoming international blockbusters. Here are the top 5 Nigerian musicians who are best friends.
It’s fascinating to note that several of these musicians are best friends in addition to being musical collaborators.
Top 5 Nigerian musicians who are best friends
Olamide and Phyno
They are two men from different tribes but have managed to be very good pals. They even sometimes get the same endorsements and are known to be best friends in the industry.
Often in the history of Nigeria, we have had different artist features among musicians, some from different tribes, while others from the same tribe, but none have made an impact like the relationship and collaboration between Olamide and Phyno.
As a country passing through tribal issues and on the verge of division, anytime Olamide and Phyno releases a song together, it seems to make the people shouting Biafra and Oduduwa and the Niger delta forget about their differences.
Waje and Omawummi
These women have achieved a lot career-wise over the years, making them two of the biggest singers to come out of Nigeria.
Recently they co-produced their first movie together, ‘She Is‘, and also starred in it. We got to talk to them about their relationship as friends over the years and how they have been able to maintain that bond.
“We’ve been friends for like over a decade! Yes. Can you see how difficult it is…women being friends, can’t you see how difficult it is, I don lose weight based on how difficult…you are so difficult Waje. [General Laughter] In all seriousness it just boils down to taking away (Hisses) just understanding each other, I believe. The same emotions always come up, it is not like we are too special that we are devoid of it…there are sometimes she feels like slapping me, there are sometimes I feel like hitting her…but you go see say if Waje touches me I don lose weight drastically [General laughter again] Waje gets one born, if she blows you, you go just paralyze. It’s not always easy but we try to rise above it all the time and make the best of each other and we have a lot of things in common, you know…we pray a lot together, it helps,” Omawumi reveals in an interview.
Rudeboy and Timaya
Paul Okoye from the popular music duo” P square”. After the breaking up of the music duo, he changed his stage name to “Rudeboy” And his brother “Mr. P” now “Daddy P”.
Timaya and Rudeboy are cool best of friends, hang out most of the time, and also have good collaboration chemistry.
Rudeboy is a very talented musician with hits songs like: “Reason with me”, “Chizoba” and others, It would interest you to know that Rudeboy was awarded the milestone award from youtube with the music video having over 900 million views on youtube.
Inetimi Timaya odon popularly known as “Timaya” started out as a chorister in Bayelsa state, Nigeria..but later rose to fame with his hit song “True Story”.
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Simi and Falz
In the last two years, she has also built friendships with rapper/comedian Falz. Their chemistry was so intense that they ended up doing an EP together.
Of course, fans would assume it’s more than just ‘a a friendship’.
Simi has been asked who her true love is between Adekunle Gold and Falz a thousand and one times, and finally, she’s speaking about them; only just stopping short of naming who she’s dating.
2Baba and Late Sound Sultan
Their friendship also extends beyond music as they’re close family friends. When 2face got married in 2013, Sound Sultan featured predominantly as his best man.
And don’t forget that 2face tried his hands at Nollywood when he featured on the Sound Sultan-produced (and Baba Dee-directed) Head Gone.
There’s a saying that twenty kids cannot be friends for twenty years, Sound Sultan and 2Baba defy that.
In an industry where friendships are as fickle, theirs is beautiful to see and is inspiring, what they owe fans now is a long-expected collaborative album.
Their chemistry also affords them the opportunity to gel on all types of songs. For example, 2Face’s Enter The Place was a party song that celebrated “flexing”.