They say, Money makes the world go round and this cannot be farther from the truth. Money is the most essential or one of the essential things in life and there’s no disputing its stronghold over humans.
The top themes that dominate Nigerian Songs include Women, Flashy Lifestyle, heartbreaks, drugs and most especially, Money.
Nigerian Artists always find a reason to brag about having millions in the account, their flashy lifestyle or begging to spoil a lady rotten on their songs.
This is due to the fact that Money is on everyone’s minds, even when they have it and when they don’t.
Inspired by the recent win by the Fintech sector in Nigeria, we decided to curate some Nigerian Songs about money to motivate you.
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Davido – “The Money” ft Olamide
“The Money” is one of the hit songs that Davido and Olamide have collaborated on.
The song sees them expressing the importance of money to them in the course of trying to live life and enjoy good things. The track is like a prayer for multiple blessings and of course, money.
9ice – “Living Things”
On ‘Living Things’, 9ice believes that only money can do it and as a living thing you need to earn money, secure the bag.
The “Gongo Aso” singer sings about waking up and earning the paper. Although he was met with heavy criticism for allegedly glorifying fraud, this song is truthful about one thing – get the money and doors will open.
Burna Boy – “Dangote”
Who hasn’t dreamt of being rich like Nigeria’s richest man? Off his critically acclaimed “African Giant” Burna Boy sings about how Aliko Dangote still hustles hard, wakes up daily to earn and achieve more money despite being financially made for life.
According to the Grammy-nominated singer, if Dangote can still be working hard for money, who is he not to hustle. This a wake up call for every hustler never to relent on the money.
Olamide – “Abule Sowo”
On “Abule Sowo” Olamide sings about making money from lands (i.e be it selling land properties, turning things from the earth into money or be a land commander).
He also brags about literally making money out of anything.
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Adekunle Gold – “Money”
‘Can Money grow on trees?’ Adekunle Gold thinks it’s possible. He sings about wanting all the money in this life, He beckons on God to plant money in his backyard.
Basically, the song is about the deepest of our desires as humans, everyone wants to own a good ride, build a house, and live a good life.
Victor AD – “Too Much Money”
After the success of “Wetin We Gain” Victor followed up with “Too Much Money” where the singer shares that excess money can do what ordinary money can’t do.
He uses DJ Cuppy & Davido as a case study, stating that their family money can make things work for them.
Soft – “Money” ft Wizkid
The original track was already a hit but when Wizkid jumped on it, it became a super hit.
“money wey we get oo, e no go finish” The message of the track is simple – the need to have more.
Wizkid and Soft sing about making money and the hope that the money does not run out and whatnot.
Phyno X Olamide – Onyema
“Onyeaoma“ which means “Good Person” is a well-written song by Phyno and features Olamide accompanied by a captivating gospel-like beat produced by Pheelz.
In the chorus, they sing to their helper to bless and spray them with money.“When you see me oh Onyeoma Spray me money oh, Onyeoma Onyeoma Onyeoma, Because when I hammer oh, I go show you love oh”
It’s a song that preaches love, unity, and togetherness. Its cover art also speaks volumes, the viral photo of some of the world’s richest men; Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates.
Patoranking ft Phyno – “Money”
Patoranking begins the track with his grace to story about how he was rejected because he was broke and later on he brags about being financially buoyant as money is always looking for him. “Money dey find me”
The song is an inspirational song for every hustler out there with the moral lesson that one day their hard work will speak for them.
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Chinko Ekun ft Zlatan, Lil Kesh- Able God
Able Bod is one of 2018 biggest song and the song that popularized the Shaku shaku/Zanku movement. The song sees the artists pray for God to come and ‘shower his blessings’ on them.
They also pray for ‘no more insufficient fund’ in their life. The song has been said to have inspired by Yahoo Yahoo boys in mind.