The 12 Nigerian Songs You Need To Listen To This Weekend


Here’s our round-up of the best Nigerian songs and music videos of the week featuring Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Reminisce, and lots more.

A is for August and A is for amazing music. Yes! Our favorite Nigerian artistes have surely been serving us fire music back to back and we just can’t get enough.

Need to update your playlist? These 12 Nigerian songs should definitely be on your list.

1. Tiwa Savage – Koroba

As we anticipate the release of her third studio album, Celia, Tiwa Savage serves us the stunning visuals to her melodious single titled, Koroba. This one will surely have you bursting a few moves.

2. Burna Boy – Bank On It

Off his highly anticipated fifth studio album “Twice As Tall”  with a tracklist featuring Chris Martin, Stormzy, Youssou N’Dour, and Naughty by Nature, among others. Executive-produced by Diddy, Bosede Ogulu, and Burna Boy, the album includes the single “Bank On It” and 14 more tracks.

Bank On It has Burna revealing his imperfections “So forgive me if I fumble cuz I am only human” and some self hype in between “Dem Dey Call me Bankole Cuz I walk around with a bank on me”.

3. DJ Tunez – PAMI ft Wizkid, Adekunle Gold, & Omah Lay 

DJ Tunez comes through with a banger in the shape of “Pami” featuring the star power of Wizkid, Adekunle Gold, and Omah Lay. You’ll definitely have this one on repeat for a long while.

4. Cuppy – Karma Ft. Stonebwoy

DJ Cuppy is back with another single titled, “Karma” ahead of the release of her debut album “Original Copy”. She employs the vocals of Ghanaian dance hall and reggae singer, Stonebwoy pon dis one. The song’s upbeat reggae tune mixed with Cuppy’s catchy patois hook makes it for easy summer listening.

5. Rema – Woman

The highly-buzzing Rema continues to shine with his chart-topping banger, “Woman“. Weeks after it’s release the upbeat tempo song is still making waves the world over.

6. Fireboy – Tattoo

Fireboy DML shows us another side of him as he shares the visuals to his newest song “Tattoo”. This one is for hopeless romantics who need something to spice up their relationship life. The sensual video was directed by ace music video director, Clarence Peters.

7. Patoranking – Abule

Nigerian reggae singer and songwriter, Patoranking shares a new dance-hall inspired track “Abule,” ahead of the release of his forthcoming album Three. The song is “a celebration of his Lagos neighborhood, Ebute Metta. Patoranking also urges his fans to “Rep Their Abule”, by creating custom graphics of their own via a newly launched site.

8. Reminisce – Ogaranya

After a silence that has been too long for his fans, Reminisce resurfaces with a six-track EP titled ‘Insha Allah and Vibes”. Off the EP is the fun upbeat track, Ogaranya which features YBNL star, Fireboy.

10. Yemi Alade – True Love

In the mood for some happy music? Self-acclaimed Mama Africa, Yemi Alade shares a light-hearted afrobeat tune perfect for a weekend wind-down.

11. Adekunle Gold – AG Baby

In anticipation of his third studio, album, Afropop Vol 1, Adekunle Gold shares A futuristic music video for his newest single; “AG Baby”. The single features singer, Nailah Blackman on the hook accompanied by a pulsating, BOP-worthy beat.

12. Peruzzi – Lagbaja

After a brief hiatus, following his rape scandal, Peruzzi returns to the music scene with a big bang and he calls this one Lagbaja. The song an attempt to exonerate himself from allegations leveled against him s equally backed up with a 2-minute long music video.

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