These are the top 10 African songs that became viral in Nigeria.
The Nigeria music industry is considered a graveyard of sorts for music popularity and basic exposure, and here are the top 10 African songs that blew in Nigeria
Any song that Nigerians accepted will definitely go down as one commercially viable song
Music streaming in Nigeria is a necessity for the growth of the entertainment and creative industries.
Artists can’t create what they can’t sell and if they can’t make money, they can’t continue to sustain a music career.
These are the top 10 African songs that blew in Nigeria
Awilo Logomba – Gate le coin
Congolese music veteran, Awilo Longomba blew away the crowd with his eclectic dancing and singing prowess, the pop star song titled Gate Le coin was a massive hit in Nigeria around 2000s.
The song captured Nigerian market and was the rave of the moment in the country.
VIP – Ahomka Womu
VIP’s Ahomka womu is among Ghanaian song that I know that blew up in Nigeria as earlier as any other ghanian hiphop in Nigeria.
VIP in 2004 became the first group from ghana to break the Nigerian music market, dominating every club and alaba markets.
Angelique Kidjo – Wombo Lombo
Thanks to Angelique Kidjo and Jean Hebrail for composing this song and thanks to Angelique Kidjo for her musical legacy.
The song is one of the oldest evergreen classic to hit nigeria airwaves around 1996 and till date still great and flashes memory and nolstagic.
King Monada – Malwedhe
South African House singer, King Monada splashes to the music scene with an impressive single titled “Malwedhe” which blew massively in Nigeria.
King Monada is warning his partner that she should not break up with him because he has a disease of collapsing. He is warning that if she doesn’t answer the phone he collapse too.
No words can explain the song, however, a few minutes of listening to Malwedhe will open your mind and take you to wonderland.
Cabo Snoop – Windeck
Windeck is a song by Angolan artist Cabo Snoop, the fifth track off his 2010 album, this song caused a lot of traffic in Nigeria.
Any party that it is not played doest exist around the time it raves in Nigeria music markets.
Mafikizolo Feat. Uhuru – Khona
“Khona” is a song by South African duo Mafikizolo it was released as the lead single from their eighth studio album, Reunited (2013).
The song features additional vocals from Uhuru and was released by Kalawa Jazmee Records.
It was very massive in Nigeria that got Nigerian artists seeking for intra collaboration from them.
Sarkodie – You go Kill me
It is certain however that ‘you go kill me’ blew up here and revealed azonto to the masses, it is a rap song that took over the street of Nigeria.
This song is one of the Ghanian song that blew massively close to VIP smash hit.
Fuse ODG – Azonto
“Azonto” is a single by British Ghanaian singer-rapper Fuse ODG, featuring vocals from Itz Tiffany.
The song was released in the United Kingdom as a digital download on 29 September 2013 and became very popular in Nigeria in 2014.
The song also peaked at number 30 on the UK Singles Chart.
Patapaa – One Corner
Justice Amoah prevalently known as Patapaa(Papizo) is a Ghanaian hiphop artist. He is best known for his 2017 presentation single “One Corner”
The song has a dancing step that contributed in making it popular across africa, it blew massively in Nigeria and was rave of the moment at a point.
BigTril – Parte after parte
gandan superstar, BigTril has released his well accepted single titled “Parte After Parte“, produced by himself.
One of those moments is the growing cross-over status of ‘Party After Party’ by Big Trill, it starts making wave when african artists and celebrity starts jumping and vibing to it.