Top 20 most underappreciated Nigerian artists right now

These are the top 20 most underappreciated Nigerian artists right now

These are artistes who put in a lot of work and get little credit, they have been around in the industry for a while but hardly get the kind of Plaudits they deserve and here are the top 20 most underappreciated Nigerian artists right now.

Back in the days when Burna Boy started, many failed to appreciate his sound, underrating and undervaluing his potential. Today many artistes face similar experiences. Here is a list of the top 10 underrated artists in Nigeria.

Top 20 most underappreciated Nigerian artists right now
Top 20 most underappreciated Nigerian artists right now

Top 20 most underappreciated Nigerian artists right now

Kizz Daniel

Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, better known by his stage name Kizz Daniel, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is best known for his singles “Woju” and “Yeba”.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Kizz Daniel

He went by the stage name Kiss Daniel prior to changing it in May 2018.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Kizz Daniel

He signed a record deal with G-Worldwide Entertainment in 2013,

Runtown

Douglas Jack Agu better known by his stage name Runtown, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Runtown

Zinoleesky

 In his words, he stated that his love for music became stronger after being followed by Kizz Daniel Net on Instagram.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Zinoleesky

This we’re a result of the rap video he dropped on Instagram. Zinoleesky turned down Davido’s offer to sign into Dmw.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Zinoleesky

Naira Marley later signed into Marlian music in December 2019.

Barry Jhay

Barry Jhay is a Professional Music Singer. He was also known for “Most Promising Act of the Year” He won many awards which all details given us below.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Barry Jhay

Barry Jhay won the Best New Act of the Year & “Rookie of The Year” at The Headies Award 2019.

Reekado Banks

yoleyi Hanniel Solomon better known by his stage name Reekado Banks, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

He signed with Mavin Records in 2014 and left the label in 2018.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Reekado Banks

He went by the stage name Spicy prior to his record deal with Mavin Records.

BlackMagic

Efemena Mukoro, professionally known as Blackmagic, is a Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Black Magic

L.A.X

L.A.X is almost phenomenal with everything he does.

The former Starboy Entertainment act who recently flagged his own label Rasaki Records has since his career launch been undervalued by fans of Nigerian music.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
L.A.X

Despite recording several collaborations and dropping a poorly received debut album, LA.X makes it into the list of the Top 10 underrated artistes in Nigeria 2019.

Terri

Starboy Entertainment’s signee Terri has failed to win the hearts of music fans across the continent.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Terri

With his epic performance on ” Soco” Starboy’s debut single, one expected Terri to be the youngster everyone will want to associate with.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Terri

He has dropped several singles and visuals and yet failed to capture the hearts of Nigerians as did his boss, Wizkid in the early days of his career.

is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter and businessman. He started writing songs in  2000 in Kaduna.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment

His well-known songs include “Shake Body”, “Mukulu”, “Keresimesi”, “Komole”, “My Baby”, “Take Care of Me” and “Denge Pose”.

He has recorded over 200 songs and collaborated with numerous artists, including eLDee, Jeremiah Gyang, Banky W. and Knighthouse.

Oxlade

Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman (born 22 April 1997), known professionally by his stage name Oxlade, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Oxlade

He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Away”, which appeared on Rolling Stone 50 best songs of 2020

Johnny Drill

Johnny is special, but why most people have failed to appreciate his sound is something mysterious.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Johnny Drille

Johnny Drille is one of the few artistes who has kept to their path despite signing for one of Africans most celebrated indigenous record labels Mavin Records.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Johnny Drille

The Country and Soul music act is like a rat in the midst of Goats. The Nigerian music scene has grown addicted to commercial afrobeat and dancehall to the extent they fail to value the rare talent Johnny Drills possesses.

He should be occupying the whole list as he’s probably the most underrated artiste in Nigeria 2019.

Praiz

Praise Ugbede Adejo better known by his stage name Praiz, is a Nigerian multi award-winning R&B singer, songwriter, and producer.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Praiz

Praiz’s music career hit the limelight after he finished second runner-up at the maiden season of Project Fame West Africa.

Dice Ailes

Shasha Damilola Alesh better known by his stage name Dice Ailes, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and rapper.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Dice Ailes

In July 2014, he signed a record deal with Chocolate City.

He was nominated for Rookie of the Year at The Headies 2016.

In 2016, TooXclusive ranked his breakthrough single “Miracle” third on its list of the “Top 10 Songs for the month of October

T Classic

Tolulope Ajayi (born 10 November 1997) better known by his stage name T-Classic, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and recording artiste.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Tclassic

In 2017, T-Classic signed to Mixnaija Entertainment released his lead single “I want you” produced by Killertunes

Dremo

Aboriomoh Femi Raymond, known by his stage name Dremo, is a Nigerian songwriter, singer, record producer, recording artist, and stage performer.

He is currently signed to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW)

Joeboy

Amidst the hype surrounding the successes of these two acts, Rema and Fireboy is Joeboy a talented youngster who has proven himself even with a not-too-famous record label.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Joeboy

Joeboy broke Rema Boy’s record of having two records in iTunes Top 10 songs Nigeria.

While Rema Boys “Dumebi” and “Iron Man” were all from his REMA EP, Joeboys “Beginning” and Baby Girl” are mere singles and they currently sit at numbers 3 and 4.

Skiibii

Born Abbey Elias, Skiibii Mayana is a Nigerian popular singer, he was signed to Five Start Music in 2014 where he released a number of hit songs like ‘Ah Skiibii’.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Skiibii

He left his former label last year to start More Grace Music, his own creative enterprise, MoreGrace Music World, where he is working on his debut album

“the money wey we get oh, e no dey finish, amen…”  , the money crooner even without a body of work, has been on and off the front row in artist ranking.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment

The Dagogo records singer who doubles as a dancer has been undervalued by many despite recording collaborations with Davido and Wizkid.

With “Money”, ” Imagine”, “Bently Benz & Gucci” and Tatoo”, with his immense talent and vibes haven’t lived up to his full potential as he is still underrated by several Nigerian music lovers.

Ric Hassani

Ikechukwu Eric Ahiauzu better known as Ric Hassani, in Port Harcourt is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and musician.

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment
Ric Hassani

Hassani released his debut album The African Gentleman in 2016. He is said to have a dress style that is influenced by his self-acclaimed stance as a gentleman

Top 20 most underrated Nigerian artistes at the moment

Charles Chibueze Chukwu who is professionally known as  is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was born on the 8th of July, 2000, and hails from Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

The top 20 most underappreciated Nigerian artists right now

Kizz Daniel

Runtown

Zinoleesky

Barry Jhay

Reekado Banks

BlackMagic

L.A.X

Terri

Oxlade

Johnny Drill

Praiz

Dice Ailes

TClassic

Dremo

Joe boy

Skiibii

Ric Hassani

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