These are the top 10 Nigerian new generation musicians that are great songwriters
Songwriting skill is being measured by the number of quality lyrics penned down in a song that is either deep or inspiring to the listener, here are the top 10 Nigerian new generation musicians that are great songwriters
New generation Nigerian artists we look at the top ten Nigerian artists that were born between 1995 and 2009.
Note that this list does not consider their overall popularity but the quality of their work.
Top 10 Nigerian new generation musicians that are great songwriters
1. Fireboy DML
Adedamola Adefolahan is a 24-year-old Nigerian singer and songwriter who uses the stage name Fireboy DML. And, true to his moniker, he has really brought the fire with him since he entered the misc making grand stage.
Fireboy DML has a song with Ed Sheeran, Madonna, etc
Temilade Openiyi is a Nigerian Alternative R&B and Afro beats singer born in 1995 and she closes off the list of top ten Genz Nigerian artists in the tenth position.
The talented songwriter and record producer uses the stage name Tems and one of her early singles, “Try Me”
She has a song with Drake, Future, Justin Bieber
Chidozie “Fave” God’sfavour (born 11 June 2000) popularly known as Fave is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter and performing artist.
She is known for her hit single Baby Riddim, the song received mostly positive reviews from music critics.
5. Ayra Starr
Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe (born 14 June 2002), known professionally as Ayra Starr, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and model.
Born in Cotonou, Ayra Starr began a fashion career at the age of 16 with Quove Model Management before deciding to pursue music.
6. Omah Lay
Nigerian singer Omah was born Stanley Omah Didia on 19 May 1997 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
He entered the Nigerian scene with the earworm “Bad Influence” and has since acquired his own cultlike following with only a nametag missing for now.
Omah Lay has a song with Justin Bieber.
Divine Ikubor, known by his stage name Rema, is another artist that became popular as a teenager. He is even yet to turn 20, as he was born on 1 May 2000, but he has become one of Nigeria’s biggest stars.
The mixed Afrobeats superstar has 2 million followers each on Instagram and Twitter but his high rating here is not just because of social media fans.
Vict0ny first came unto the scene when he traded rap verses with Ladipoe on his revival Sunday series.
He made his debut with a mixtape on SoundCloud titled “The Outlaw King”, the reason he is still known as ‘The Outlaw King
The professional Nigerian singer and songwriter born Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman, popularly called Oxlade, was born on 22 April 1997.
He comes ninth on this competitive list, Oxlade has a total following of 1.3 million across Twitter and Instagram.