Top 5 Nigerian actors who went into Music.
Some of our favorite Nigerian Actors have at one point tried their hand in Music, which is why we present 5 Nigerian actors that ventured into music.
In no particular order,
Genevieve Nnaji is an actor, Movie Producer, Director, and philanthropist who came into limelight with the film, “Ijele”. Genevieve released her debut album, “One Logologo Line” in 2004 and the album contained eight songs but the popular song from the album is “No more”, a song that talks about walking away from toxic relationships.
Jim Iyke is a Nigerian actor and singer who have acted in movies like “Last Flight to Abuja” and “Merry Men”. He launched his own record label, Untamed Records and produced a first album, titled “Who Am I?” featuring some of Nigeria’s top musicians such as TuFace Idibia, and Sound Sultan.
Enugu born veteran actor became popular after his role in the 2003 movie, “Osoufia in London”. His song, “I go chop your dollar” was what launched his music career, the song was also used as a soundtrack for the movie, “The Master”. The EFCC and NBC banned the song because the song talked about a man scheming on how to scam a foreigner.
PATIENCE OZOKWOR (MAMA G)
Patience Ozokwor also known as Mama G is a popular veteran actress who is well known for playing Wicked Mother or Mother-in-law roles. The actress in the early 2000’s released an album which was a hit as of that time with the most popular song being “National Moi-Moi”, where she spoke on people having a share in the National treasury.
Controversial actress, Tonto Dikeh had once acted as a video vixen in one Patience Ozokwor’s music video. She went to debut her own music by releasing tow single, “Hi” and “Itz Ova”. In 2014, she was signed to D’banj’s record label, DB Records but left in 2015.