Mp3bullet.ng presents Top 10 collaborations between Nigerian Male and Female artists that turned hit.
When certain Nigerian male and female artists come together for collaborations, there is a certain synergy that develops.
Over the past decades, there are hit collaborations that have been released thanks to the partnership of the two genders in the music industry.
Here are the biggest collaborations between Nigerian Male and Female artists that became hits.
- Waje ft Patoranking- Left for Good
- Simi ft Falz- Jamb Question remix
- Yemi Alade ft Falz- Single and Searching
- Seyi Shay ft Wizkid- Crazy
- Yemi Alade ft Selebobo- Tangerine
- Adekunle Gold ft Simi- No Forget
- DJ Cuppy ft Zlatan- Gelato
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Top 10 collaborations between Nigerian Male and Female artists that turned hit
Malo- Tiwa Savage ft Wizkid
When their friendship was still good and booming, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid served fans with friendship goals that had people questioning the true state of their relationship.
Tiwa Savage featured Wizkid on the hit song, “Malo” which topped charts and airwaves immediately after it was released. The sweet Afropop melody was produced by Spellz who also co-wrote the song. It currently sits at over 55 Million views on Youtube.
Wizkid ft Tems- Essence
This is probably the biggest and most fruitful collaboration on this list. Released in 2020 as part of Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos” album, the song became a major international summer jam in 2021.
Various International artists began to post videos of them listening to the song and eventually aided it in making history as the first Nigerian song to enter the Billboard Hot 100.
Thanks to the popularity of the song, Justin Bieber who came across it jumped on the remix which is also topping charts.
Falz X Simi- Soldier
Falz and Simi’s first hit collaboration was on the remix of Simi’s 2015 hit song, “Jamb Question” but earned themselves more fans with their hilarious sweet melody, “Soldier.”
The song was part of Falz’s sophomore album, “Stories that Touch.” The song also came with a short musical movie directed by Clarence Peters that sees Falz play a Soldier who recently returned home and Simi, his love interest who is reluctant in returning his advances.
M.I Abaga ft Waje- One Naira
There have been several love songs that have been released in the Nigerian Music Industry but only a few can drag the top spot with “One Naira”.
M.I Abaga and Waje give us chemistry that is hard to find in most love songs. M.I’s rapping and Waje’s smooth vocals compliment each other, creating magic as its final result.
Reekado Banks ft Tiwa Savage- Like
Reekado Banks and Tiwa Savage have collaborated on a lot of records but nothing their collaboration on “Like.”
The song, which was released on December 6th, 2017, in honour of his 24th birthday, is a perfected freestyle product in which Reekado mashed up his song ‘Jeje‘ with other hit songs from his contemporaries such as Davido, Wizkid, and Tiwa Savage to create a hook that would naturally find its way into the hearts of his listeners.
Tiwa Savage adds her soft sonic voice to the almost completed piece, while Fiokee demonstrates his instrumental genius on the guitar sound that is a standout feature of the Del’B produced record.
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Ladipoe ft Simi- Know You
While Ladipoe has been in the industry for a while and has had some songs which did fairly well on streaming platforms, his 2020 hit song, “Know You” was his major breakthrough to Mainstream success.
The selling part of this song is the chemistry that Ladipoe and Simi market through their harmonic lyrics and vocals. The smooth vibe of this song captures the core of a listener’s heart alongside the catchy hook that the two provide.
Tiwa Savage ft Duncan mighty- Lova Lova
After the popularity of the Wizkid-assisted “Fake Love” in 2018, Duncan Mighty saw his career get a second chance at popularity again and he became one of the most sought after artists to feature on a song.
Tiwa Savage joining the bandwagon enlisted Duncan for the mid-tempo delicacy, “Lova Lova.” On the long, the two sing passionately about their unending love for each other with Duncan Mighty giving us wordplay we expected to actually rhyme.
Patoranking ft Tiwa Savage- Girlie O remix
In 2014, Patoranking was the new deal of the Industry thanks to his dancehall tinged single, “Girlie O“. The song became bigger after he featured Tiwa Savage on it.
Tiwa Savage’s verse on this song is among her best verses as a featured artist. This remix became so popular that it ended up overshadowing the original version.
Flavour ft Tiwa Savage- Oyi remix
According to reports, when Flavour released the original version of “Oyi,” Tiwa Savage who fell in love with the song put out a freestyle which became to dominate and Flavour being the sensible person he is, decided to officially include her on the remix.
Flavour’s decision was a good idea as it ended becoming overshadowing the original.
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Chike ft Simi- Running to You
Chike won hearts in 2020 with his album, “Boo of the Booless” and in 2021 the ‘Voice’ alumni teamed up with Simi for the love-themed “Running to You“. In the second quarter of 2021, the song was declared the most-streamed song of the year on Youtube.
The song has earned millions of streams across streaming platforms.