Mp3bullet.ng presents Top 10 Nigerian Artists with dancefloor songs that are evergreen.
To celebrate the greatness of the Nigerian Music Industry, Mp3bullet.ng put together a list of Top 10 Nigerian Artists with dancefloor songs that are evergreen
Disclaimer, this list doesn’t contain all the evergreen songs in the industry but it’s a compilation of the editors’ pick, the songs we could get our hands on.
This list contains songs that even when they come out on speakers now, would still have the power to send a crowd into a frenzy.
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Here are the Top 10 Nigerian Artists with dancefloor songs that are evergreen’
There are few songs that have the tendency to outlive even their creator and “Gongo Aso” is one of them. The song which was the lead single from 9ice’s sophomore album of the same name was released in the 2000s to critical reception.
The song solidified 9ice’s status in the industry and is not just an evergreen anthem but a showcase of what 9ice can do is capable of.
Lori Le- X-Project ft Konga
Lori Le, a song that was popular a decade ago, is also deserving of inclusion on this list. The music, which was released in 2007 by X project, has the power to scatter the ground floor even in the current day.
While X Project didn’t have any other ance anthem like “Lori Le“, they would be remembered for the magic they made on this song.
Close To You- Mo’Hits All-Stars(D’banj, Wande Coal, Dr Sid)
The defunct Mo’hits crew gave us good music back in the mid-2000s. The crew led by Don Jazzy and D’banj dropped an album, “Curriculum Vitae” in 2007.
From the album, is this classic number “Close To You“. It features Wande Coal’s stellar vocals, D’Banj’s kokolet crooning frenzy, D’Prince and Dr Sid’s impressive rap cuts and of course, beats savvy Don Jazzy.
Pass My Your Love- Ay.Com ft Terry G
When AY.Com and Terry G released this smash hit single in 2009, it swept the music industry by storm.
The creativity behind this music is an awesome one. There aren’t many songs from that year that still sound like hits today.
The song dropped at the time Terry G was a rave act already disturbing the air with “Free Madness”.
In 2021, AY.Com made a comeback into the Industry with a remix of the song featuring Peruzzi.
Free Madness- Terry G
There used to be a time when Terry G was the main deal of the street. The singer’s eccentric style of music which was a fusion of fast-paced beat and heavy Lamba had the streets in a chokehold with his music.
The singer has a lot of evergreen songs but the biggest of them is his 2008 “Free Madness.” The song which sounds like a freestyle was a turning point for the singer.
Over the Moon- Dr Sid ft Kayswitch
Dr SID released his debut album, “Turning Point” in 2010. Prior to that, he had featured on Mo’hits compilation album, “Curriculum Vitae” where he had appeared on 7 tracks out of ts 15 songs.
Dr SID who was predominately a rap artist was revamped by Don Jazzy into a singer and dropped “Turning Point” in 2010.
The album had a lot of hits like ‘Pop Something“, “Something About You“, “Winchi Winchi” but one of its biggest was the Kayswitch-assisted “Over The Moon”
From the intro of the song, you already know it’s about to become a euphoric ride.
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Do Me- P-square
P-square is one of the foremost Nigerian music groups that entertained the African and international music scene with their songs for years until their separation in 2017.
The music duo had hits that one can’t forget and it was shard picking a song. For this list, Mp3bullet.ng decided to go with “Do Me“.
“Do Me” contains the stunning vocals of Afrocentric music singer Waje and her mezzo-soprano.
In a completely separate context, the video depicts the twin brothers in their early game-changing styletitude, which they’ve always had a talent for reflecting hip culture.
The song is one of the smashing hit songs off their third studio album, “Game Over“.
Wizkid might be the present day Afrobeat King but his journey started in 2010 with his debut album, “Superstar”
“Superstar” was a versatile album with diverse songs but one in particular, “Pakurumo” was showcased a different dimension to Wizkid.
While Wizkid had a lot of pop and R’n’B songs on the album, “Pakurumo” caught people because of the fuji infused sound.
The music video had a cameo of celebrities like Funke Akindele, Banky W, Ice Prince, Alibaba among others.
Dem Mama- Timaya
Timaya has been in the industry since 2005 and over the years propel pop and dancehall sound in the Nigerian Music Industry.
His first song, “Dem Mama” launched his career as part of his debut album, ‘True Story”.
The socio-political song is an ode to the tragic massacre that happened in Odi, Bayelsa in 1999 by the Nigerian military.
Timaya made a song that was both danceable and impactful.
You Bad- Wande coal ft D’banj
In 2009, Wande Coal dropped one of Nigeria’s best albums of the decade, ‘Mushin to Mohits.” While the album had a lot of hits to take from, Mp3bullet.ng picked “You Bad”
Featuring former labelmate, D’banj, “You Bad” from the intro spellbound listeners that gets them dancing.
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