Olamide, Lady Donli, Omah Lay, Adekunle Gold, Falz, and more are featured in the 7 Best Nigerian Songs of the Month (July).
Here are the best and most notable Nigerian songs we’ve been listening to the month of July from Olamide, Lady Donli, Omah Lay, Adekunle Gold, Falz, and more.
Olamide – Julie
Olamide’s “Julie,” the latest single from his amazing new album UY Scuti, maintains his run.
Over a Caribbean-tinged groove, the Nigerian heavyweight expands and explores his flow in this love track.
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“This song is me telling my woman that I know I’m crazy and not 100% perfect, but the kind of love I get from her is so amazing I’m willing to surrender everything,” Olamide says.
Adekunle Gold – Sinner feat. Lucky Daye
Nigerian Afropop star Adekunle Gold comes through with his brand new single “Sinner,” the latest taste from his upcoming album due this fall.
In “Sinner,” Adekunle goes in over a historical story of love and lust.
“Weirdly, I was thinking about King David and Bathsheba’s sexcapade and thought it’d make a beautiful song,” he mentions The Marcel Akunwata-produced notably features Lucky Daye.
Omah Lay – Understand
Omah Lay, one of 2020’s breakout artists, comes through with his new single and music video for “Understand,” an ear and eye-grabbing affair produced by beatmaker Tempoe.
Fireboy DML – Peru
The buzzing Fireboy DML rolls through with the new single “Peru” which follows up his excellent album, Apollo.
The Shizzi-produced track, Fireboy’s first official single of the year, is yet another earworm from the constantly rising Nigerian artist. Get into it above.
Falz – Mercy
Here’s a new addictive tune from Falz, produced by Sess The Problem Kid. “Mercy” is some impressive stuff here as Falz goes in over a stuttering beat.
Ayo Jay – Paranoia
Ayo Jay, who you probably know from “Your Number,” drops another addictive jam in the shape of “Paranoia.”
He goes in over Caribbean-influenced beat in this highlight off his latest 5-song EP, Wonder Shall Never End.
Lady Donli – WILD
Lady Donli returns with the new 6-song EP, WILD. The collection of tunes features highlights like “Searching,” a smooth concoction produced by GMK.