Every artist knows that your debut song is like cooking food for your potential inlaws, it has to be on point which is why Mp3bullet.ng have put together the top 10 songs from Naija Artistes that made them famous.
A Debut song is a song that Officially introduces an artist to Music lovers. Though some Artistes may have been doing songs before joining a label, immediately they are signed to a label, their first song under the label may be considered a debut song.
For this list we would be picking top 10 debut songs from 2010 to date. In no particular order,
Rema released Dumebi in March 2019 after getting signed to Jonzing Record, a subsidiary of mavin records.
The song which caused fans of Wizkid to compare him with Rema due to them sounding alike was a success something Mavin Records didn’t even expect.
Rema later released a remix EP for the song which features Becky G, Major Lazer, Matoma, Jarreau Vandal, Jayceeoh, and Henry Fong.
Jealous was released at first as part of YBNL Nation’s collaborative album YBNL Mafia Family (2018), before being re-released on 25 March 2019.
Fireboy DML entrance into the YBNL family came after the departure of Adekunle Gold from the label and not only did he manage to fill in the void Adekunle left but also cement his stand in the label.
SADE- ADEKUNLE GOLD
“Sade” was a highlife cover of One Direction‘s “Story of my Life” that shot Adekunle Gold to fame and was able to get into YBNL. The song was released in 2014.
Mayorkun released his first single under the DMW label after signing into the label called “Eleko” in 2016. The video of the song gathered a million views in the first 10 days.
KELE KELE LOVE- TIWA SAVAGE
Tiwa savage released Kele Kele Love as the lead single from her debut album, “Once Upon a Time” in 2010. This song introduced the London returnee to the Nigerian Music scene.
LIKE TO PARTY- BURNA BOY
Like to party was Burna Boy‘s lead single from his debut album, “L.I.F.E” and was released in 2012.
WOJU- KIZZ DANIEL
When Kizz Daniel released “Woju” in 2014, he clinched a spot as Nigerian sweetheart with the heartwarming melody. He later released a remix that featured Tiwa Savage and Davido in 2015.
BACK WHEN- DAVIDO FT NAETO C
The Naeto C-assisted track “Back When” was released on May 7, 2011, as Davido’s debut album “Omo Baba Olowo” lead single. Davido produced the song himself.
HOLLA AT YOUR BOY- WIZKID
When “Holla At Your Boy” dropped, it took over the Music scene. The award-winning song was released in 2010, as the lead single from his debut studio album Superstar (2011). The song was produced by DJ Klem (Knighthouse) and Vebee.
ENI DURO- OLAMIDE
Olamide released “Eni Duro” in 2010 under ID Cabasa owned Coded Tunes Label. The song showed Olamide’s prowess as a rapper and he filled a void that the late Dagrin had left after his death.