Since the dawn of the past decade, the Nigerian music industry has witnessed year after year rookie music stars blow up into established acts.
The list of such acts is quite inexhaustible, however, some of the biggest breakthrough music stars have been, Wande Coal, Wizkid, Davido, Kizz Daniel, … Rema etc. While some of these music stars gain entrance without warning some have been predicted to takeover by industry gatekeepers.
Yet again, Jaguda outlines some music rookies that are set to takeover in 2020 with the right song, right move and a good team. Some of the names are quite familiar but it is predicted they will blow up into bigger music stars this year.
Here is our list:
The discovery of Lil Frosh can be traced to the use of social media, the indigenous Yoruba rapper became a viral sensation after he made a freestyle with his buddy ZinoLeesky and others. Since then things have actually been on a progressive trend for Lil Frosh. Noticeably in 2019, the rapper made a song titled ‘Davido‘ which instantly caught the attention of the Nigerian pop superstar. A couple of months down the line, he was signed to AMW an affiliate of Davido’s DMW. Under the new music imprint, he dropped another song ’50’ to end the year 2019. Now that getting a record label has been sorted out for the rapper the year 2020 is open for the taking. Lil Frosh got the talent, has worked with a few industry colleagues and much more is expected from him this year. We definitely tip the young rapper as one of those artistes to blow up in 2020 under the right conditions.