These are the top trending Nigerian artistes that blew before their 20’s or at a very tender age.
Over the past 10 years, music has been the latest trend in Nigeria, regardless of the genes, hip hop, rap, afrobeat, gospel, cultural and traditional music.
In no particular order, we have below, youngsters who made our list of top trending Nigerian artistes that blew before their 20’s
Top trending Nigerian artistes that blew before their 20’s
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as Wizkid, Wizzy, Big Wiz, Machala, or Starboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
he began recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. Wizkid signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.
Wizkid typically became a sensation at 19 years of age in the Nigerian music industry.
David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Davido rose to fame after releasing “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012).
In 2012, Davido won the Next Rated award at The Headies. Between 2013 and 2015, he also released a number of hit singles and in January 2016 he signed a record deal with Sony Music.
Davido dominated the spotlight at 18 years of age in the Nigerian music industry.
Divine Ikubor (born 1 May 2000), known professionally as Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper.
He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist.
In 2019, he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records
Rema typically blew at 19 years of age in the Nigerian music industry.
Adedamola Adefolahan (born 5 February 1996), known professionally as Fireboy DML, is a Nigerian singer.
He is signed to YBNL Nation, a record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide.
His debut studio album Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps was released in 2019.
He won Listener’s Choice and was nominated for Song of the Year for “Jealous” at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.
Kizz Daniel – Ogun State
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”, he went by the stage name Kiss Daniel prior to changing it in May 2018.
He founded the Fly Boy Inc record label in November 2017.
Oxlade – Lagos State
The artist’s real name is Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman, but he is best known in the music industry by his stage name Oxlade.
He was born on April 22nd, 1997, and was brought up by his grandmother after losing his mum at an early age.
Ruger whose real name is Michael Adebayo is a Nigerian singer, rapper, and songwriter. He is the latest signing to Jonzing World Record.
Sweet-voiced Nigerian Afro-dancehall singer Ruger emerged on 2021’s “One Shirt,” about making it in the Lagos underground scene without much of a wardrobe, and followed up with his timely Pandemic EP.
Ruger really became a sensation at 18 years of age in the Nigerian music industry.
Soulful singer Zinoleesky emerged as a new voice in Nigeria’s street music scene in 2019 and was signed to a label within a year.
Zinoleesky broke through in his native Nigeria with the 2019 single “Popo,” which addressed social inequity.
Released in 2020, the single “Caro” featured his mentor, Naira Marley, and the official video received more than three million views in its first year.
His 2020 “MaPariwo” single used Wale Thompson’s 2001 hit “Lalale Friday” as a musical backdrop.
Zinoleesky became a household name at 19 years of age in the Nigerian music industry.
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Korede Bello is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, he signed a record deal with Mavin Records in 2014.
Bello is best known for his hit single “Godwin”, a semi-gospel and pop song that became a national anthem and topped many music charts across Nigeria
Stanley Omah Didia (born 19 May 1998), better known as Omah Lay, is a Nigerian singer. He released his self-produced debut single “Do Not Disturb” in April 2019.
He won the Next Rated award at the 2020 Headies Awards.
After getting his start producing other artists, Nigerian rapper Omah Lay has become a solo star in the Afrobeat/Afro-fusion genre.
Born as Lawal Raheem, Lyta was born in Kwara State, the Northern part of Nigeria on the 4th of July, 1998.
Lyta came into existence after signing a record deal with YBNL leading to the remix of his hit single titled “TIME” with Olamide. Lyta also released his second single in YBNL titled “Self Made“.
After long anticipation and cravings for Lyta‘s song after his shocking YBNL exit, the melodious voiced singer came through with “Monalisa” featuring Davido.
Lyta typically became a sensation at 18 years of age in the Nigerian music industry.
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.
After covering several songs by popular artists on Instagram, she posted her first original song on her page in December 2019.