They might have not been in the industry for long but have they have warmed their way into the hearts of fans with their ability to sell a song with a catchy hook, these are the best new Hook artists in the music industry currently.
While the Nigerian Music Industry has a lot of Talented artists and Rappers, there are a select few who consistently churn out great choruses and Hooks.
The hook of a song is more important than ever, it helps sell the song to listeners. For most people like this writer, it one of the first parts one remembers from a song.
We put together a list of the Newest kings of hooks that have gotten fans spellbound with their voice. Before we go further, we must specify this list is about right now, not all time as we would only be covering Gen-Z artists.
- RELATED: Top 5 new school artists currently dominating the Music Industry.
- RELATED: Why Rema is the next big thing in the Nigerian music industry
Here are the Best New Hook Artists in the Nigerian Music Industry;
Notable Hooks; The Best, E be Tins, What Kind of Dance, Kole Re Body, Verified
When it comes to hooks, Mayorkun is the go-to artist for an amazing delivery. Since his entrance into the music scene, Mayorkun is one of the top choices when it comes to collaborations, as a matter of speaking, he was featured on most hit songs of 2020.
This is as a result of the sexy way he uses a combination of Yoruba and English to dish out amazing wordplays in his lyrics. Mayorkun is like a skilful midfielder on the field. In the remix of Zinolessky’s “Kilofeshe“, he describes himself as a Charger to the music industry.
Notable Hooks; Do Me Nice, Feelings,
Buju is one artist people are beginning to warm up to. Compared to his colleagues like Fireboy DML, Rema, Joeboy, Buju has been an underdog who has been putting out beautiful music but not enough publicity.
2021 is looking to be his year after he collaborated with Ladipoe on “Feelings“. The amazing way he handled the chorus had people checking his past work.
Notable Hooks; Mamiwota, Peppersoup, Kolo, All My Way, Causing Trouble
Oxlade big break in the music industry came after his feature on Blaqbonez’s “Mamiwota“. The song got people asking questions about his beautiful voice and shot him to the limelight.
The singer’s sensual voice has earned him a place as one of the new kings of hooks and he seems to shine well when paired with Rappers as evident by his best collaborations.
Notable Hooks; Southy Love, History, Love Like This
Fireboy DML is one of the few new school artists that have been able to breakthrough with the aid of anybody. His lyrical compositions and angelic voice have earned him fans over time. Although he only recently started featuring on other artists’ songs, he has been able to establish himself as another go-to artist for collaborations.
Notable Hooks; Too Correct, Dimension, Lavida
Just Like Fireboy DML, Rema hasn’t been featured on a lot of songs, his popularity is mostly from his solo songs but whenever he is featured, he doesn’t disappoint.
His collaboration on Jae5‘s “Dimension” was the driving force behind the song. His delivery of the chorus was beyond amazing.
- RELATED: Top 10 Best Live Performers In Nigerian Music Industry
- RELATED: Top 10 Best Nigerian Artists of 2021 so far
Notable Hooks; Infinity, Pronto
Omah Lay broke through into the industry in 2020 and in less than a year has established himself as one of the hottest artists in the Nigerian Music scene. One interesting part of his songs is usually the hooks, a feature he has embraced in his collaborations. As we await more collaboration from him, we hope to see him enthral more listeners.