These are curated top 10 Nigerian music producers in 2021
Music last year (2020) was non-stop, hit songs were popping left, right and center, and here are the top 10 Nigerian music producers in 2021.
However, the music industry enjoyed a boom of time and Nigerian artists and Music Producers deserve heavy praise.
Late year, we had the best of Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Adekunle Gold, Patoranking, and Fireboy to mention a few.
Top 10 Nigerian music producers in 2021
Osabuohien Osaretin, better known by his stage name Sarz, is a Nigerian record producer and musician.
Born in Benin City, Edo State, he is popularly known for the tag Sarz On The Beat/”Really”, at the beginning or end of all his music productions.
His first full credit production work was for Lord of Ajasa’s “See Drama” in 2007.
He has produced tracks for Wizkid, Naeto C, Banky W, Skales, Shank, Reminisce, Goldie Harvey, eLDee, Wande Coal, YQ, and Niniola.
Legendury Beatz is a Nigerian record producing and songwriting duo, composed of siblings Uzezi Oniko and Okiemute Oniko.
Their production style is deeply rooted in afrobeat as well as in several other genres, including hip hop, reggae fusion, moombahton, and electro house.
They have produced many global hits including Wizkid essence featuring Tems
Pro2Jay, also known as P2J, is a Nigerian, London-based producer who has been making afro-pop, afro-house, afro-rap, and afro-jazz since the beginning of his career.
After shooting his shot and traveling to the United States with his manager seven years ago, he experienced an influx of artists reaching out in attempts to collaborate.
He’s responsible for almost all the songs on Made In Lagos by Wizkid.
ThisIsLondon is also an in-house producer for Mavins Records. Popularly known with his producer tag “London!!!”, this British-Nigerian producer joined the music scene in 2019 and has been making waves by producing some of the biggest hits of all time.
He did an amazing work with Tiwa savage 2020 hit single “Koroba” which has been on everyone’s lips especially the ladies and also on Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos‘.
He also produced impressive Artiste singles like; Grayte for Wizkid, Temptation for Tiwa Savage featuring Sam Smith, Mystery Girl for Johnny Drille, Bloody Samaritan by Ayra Starr, and Do Me for Crayon.
You know it’s a smashing street Jam when the tag “Yo, Rexxie Pon this one (PonDits)” comes up at the intro of the song.
Ezeh Chisom professionally known as Rexxie is the originator of the addictive Zanku sound.
He is the one-number hit-making producer of the Marlian community and has worked with the likes of Naira Marley, Zlatan, Lyta, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, and Mohbad to name a few.
If you thought the songs he produced like Soapy, Tesumole, or Gbeku were going to be the Ultimate street tunes to make a wave in the music industry, then you’re wrong.
This multi-talented producer is the one responsible for one of the hottest and most addictive songs of 2020, “Ko por Ke (KPK)” by Himself and Mohbad.
Rexxie didn’t just produce a street song, he took sweet time in crafting out unforgettable beats for the song.
“Ko por Ke” is a song full of vibes and its beats will make a typical marlian bust some marlian dance moves.
Peace Emmanuel Oredope professionally known as P.Priime is one of Nigeria’s youngest producers.
He started producing songs at the young age of 15. From being a student at Sarz Academy to working with some of Nigeria’s best artists like Fireboy, Cuppy, Zlatan, Naira Marley, Olamide to create some of the best tunes in the music industry.
Known by his signature Tag “P-P-Priimeee, Giddem!!!”, P-prime has successfully created some of the dopest trending beats of 2020.
He produced Zlatan’s Shomo & Unripe Paw Paw featuring Jamopyer, Olamide’s Eru, Green Light Loading, Peruzzi’s Southy Love and many many more.
His ultimate production for 2020 is Infinity by Olamide featuring Omah Lay.
Phillip Kayode Moses popularly known as Pheelz or his producer tag “Rii! Riddimacoolayor!! Is a multi-talented and award-winning producer and songwriter.
He has been in the music scene since 2012 but was known as Pheelz Mr. Producer before he rebranded to Riddimacoolayor.
Over the years, Phleez has worked with some of Nigeria’s best artists to produce some of the hottest tunes in the country.
He Produced on Olamide’s Baddest Ever Album, Street, OT, 2kings, MI’s The Chairman Album, Ghetto University by Runtown, and the Hit songs like; ‘Billionaire‘ by Teni, ‘Scatter‘ for Fireboy, and ’49-99‘ for Tiwa Savage to mention a very few.
Pheelz majored on Fireboy’s Apollo Album in 2020, Some of his buzzing productions off the album include Fireboy’s Hottest hits “Champion”, ‘Remember Me’ and “Spell” which received rave reviews from fans.
And he also dropped a single titled ‘One Life’.
Born in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria, and grew up in Lagos., most producers prefer the spotlight, Spax is the opposite.
This talented producer has been in the music scene for a while now but he really began to get noticed by people when the Palmwine Music project by Show Dem Camp got released.
He produced most of the standout tracks on that tape including the hit song Popping Again which featured Boj and Odunsi.
This year, he alone produced Palmwine Music Vol. 2 in its entirety and the reception that that album has gotten has been mostly positive.
He also produced most of the hit tracks on Ajebutter22’s and Boj’s joint EP Make E No Cause Fight which included the hit song Yawa.
He also produced song on Poe’s debut album, if you really don’t know how good Spax is, listen to the Palmwine Music 2 album.
Alli Odunayo Better known as Telz is a Grammy-nominated producer. If you pay attention to the intro of some Nigerian songs, you must have heard the tag “Funkula”.
Many are guilty of referring to his producer’s tag as “Born Killer”, “Fun Killer” and “Porn Killer”. Telz started producing professionally in 2017.
He is responsible for the hottest tunes of 2020.
He Creatively came up with the beats for Patoranking’s Hit song “Abule”, “Do Me” and “Mon Bebe” Featuring Flavour.
On Burna Boy’s Twice as Tall album, he produced Wonderful, Onyeka, and Wetin Dey Sup.
First Off, he is an in-house producer for DMW records owned by Davido. It’s most likely that on some of Davido’s hit songs you must have heard the tag “Damn Fresh on the Beat or Fresh!!!!”.
Yes, those tunes were produced by Bello Emmanuel Adeshina professionally known as Fresh VDM (Very Disturbing Music). Do you know Fresh VDM is a Togolese-born Nigerian music producer who is fond of combining unusual sounds to come out with banging beats?
Aside from producing DMW records, he has worked with other artists like; Olamide, Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, Stefflon Don and YCee.
Some of his earlier productions Include “MIND by the DMW stars, DOE by Larry Gaaga, ‘Mata’ by peruzzi, ‘Aje’ by DMW ft Davido, Peruzzi, Yonda, and “Aza” by DMW stars x Duncan Mighty.
In 2020, Fresh VDM really did create fresh tunes, Magic, he did amazing with Davido’s hit song “ The Best” from the A Better Time album featuring Mayorkun, ‘Of Lagos’ & ‘Your Body’ by Mayorkun, ‘E Be Tinz’ and some trending songs of 2020.
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