Afrobeat has been widely accepted across the world and these are the most featured male Nigerian artists in 2021 so far.
The Nigerian music industry is a ruthless jungle but with simple planning and focus, a talented artist can become a genuine star, so here is an analysis from Mp3bullet about the most featured male Nigerian artists in 2021 so far
As an artist, it is important to jump on as many songs as you can. Here’s why; every artist has a fan base that you can borrow from and working with them introduces your sound to a new set of people.
It also pushes your creativity and helps your development as an artist. Still, you have to be careful; some collaborations will do more harm than good and you must avoid them as much as possible.
The most featured male Nigerian artists in 2021 so far
Having been in the industry for ten years now, there are a number of popular songs that have been credited to Davido.
Aside from personal songs, his features are also a worthy listen, in fact featuring the DMW Boss on a song is a blessing in every sense.
Davido has become the first artist in Nigeria to have five songs go to No. 1 on Apple Music this year despite not having dropped a single this year.
“Ke Star” by Focalistic, “For You” by Teni, “Cho Cho” by Zlatan x Mayorkun, “Somebody Baby” by Peruzzi, and “High” by Adekunle Gold are the songs that have attained this achievement for Davido.
Daniel Benson better known as Buju or Bujutoyourears is a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, songwriter, and record producer.
He is known for featuring on fellow Nigerian artist Ladipoe’s single,’ Feeling.
Buju has been the rave of the moment in 2021 as he’s the most sought-after fast-rising artist.
Feeling with Ladipoe Bling with Blaqbonez, Alubarika with Zlatan, Confident with Savage, Mood with Wizkid.
Best known for handling the choruses with his sultry seductive voice, Oxlade has tapped his energy into some of the hit songs in 2021, and we list them below.
Shortly after getting the world’s attention with his smash single, “Away” he has been a major target from many top artists to have on as a feature.
Significantly afrobeat has begun to rival other sounds as Africa music is gradually becoming a big deal in all the crucial markets across the world.
There is always a point in an artiste career where the art or brand is in great demand, usually, because it is highly regarded or its rise in popularity is reflected.
Currently, Burna Boy’s is one of the most sought-after afrobeat artists right now.
Following the Olamide-assisted remix to his “Vision 2020” hit, Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed a.k.a Bella Shmurda got his big break, much like a prophetic singer.
Bella has gone from being just another Nigerian student musician to being the generation’s street-hop vocal voice.
Bella has been on several features this year so far.
Nigerian Singer, Omah Lay has been in the spotlight for less than two years but keeps making an impact in every song he is featured on.
Omah Lay came to prominence in 2020 with his “You’ single before releasing his EP, “Get Layd” which has amassed more than 100 Million streams from the melodious songs.
Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa-Donus, known professionally as Joeboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
Mr. Eazi of the record label “emPawa Africa” discovered him in 2017, his genre of music is that of Afro-pop and R&B.
Joeboy has been on features this year including Blaqbonez Fendi, Kwesi Arthur’s Baajo, and so on.
Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, is a rapper and singer, known for his witty Yoruba rap lyrics laced in the idiom of Lagos street life.
So far, Drug Test has been making waves online with over 3,000 streams on Youtube. While on Audiomack over 400,000 have streamed the single with 3,390 liking the song at press time.
However, Naira Marley never relents as he has been on several features, some are to help the growing talents from the street.
Divine Ikubor, known professionally as Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper.
He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist.
In 2019, he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records.
Rema has been hot on features this year both local and international features like Justine Skye, Jae 5, and Skepta with a couple of home features.