Mp3bullet.ng presents New Artists signed to popular Nigerian record Labels in 2020.
Record Labels are a necessary evil in the Music Industry as they provide the proper structure needed for an artist to grow.
Every year, fresh talents are chosen by Record labels to join their ever-expanding list of stars.
In 2020, some popular Nigerian Record Labels signed a fresh batch of new talents introducing them to music lovers. We compiled a list of the top 5 that caught our attention with their unique talents.
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‘Dragon Lady’ as she is known by fans, Candy Bleakz is no newbie to the industry, she started as a frontman for the underground indigenous rap group, Street Billionaires until 2020 when she signed a record deal with Chocolate City.
She then released ‘Kelegbe’ which was produced by Masterkraft followed by “Won La” which is a proper street banger.
Candy raps in Yoruba with an infectious voice and has an uncanny knack for catchy one-liners. Someone would say she is the female version of Zlatan.
Jujuboy Star has been underground for a while, having released several songs to his name on streaming platforms. In 2020, Burna Boy‘s former label, Aristokrat Records signed him to the label.
He released “I dey There”, his first official single under the imprint. The song had amassed thousands of streams on Youtube. Jujuboy has a melodious voice that feels like a soothing balm on a body ache.
In October 2020, Davido dropped surprise news that he would be signing his first female artist to DMW and later revealed her to be Liya.
Liya has released some songs before her signing to DMW, after her signing, she released her first official song, “Melo” which was praised for its unique sound.
Liya is different from the rest artists in DMW as her mid-tempo voice is seductive and enchanting.
Opeyemi Michael Edebie popularly known as Emo Grae is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who was signed to Marlian Music in 2020.
Immediately after his signing, he released “0903” featuring Buju. Months later, he dropped “How Come” featuring fellow labelmate, Zinoleesky.
He has a unique style of music. His music genre is Afro-Pop infused with Alternative sound.
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Tori Keeche is a Nigerian fast-rising female singer and songwriter. She was unveiled as the First Lady of the Marlian Records by Naira Marley in 2020.
They collaborated on her first official song titled “Yoga”. Tori is an Afro-dancehall artist with very impressive vocals.
New Artists signed to Nigerian Record labels in 2020
- Candy Bleakz
- Jujuboy Star
- Emo Grae
- Tori Keeche