Happy New Month! It’s February 2022 and we’re glad to here! Trust you’re well. The first month of the year kicked off the tone of the year and it wasn’t different this year.
A number of songs dropped in January and this year promises to be one with hits! In case you missed out, here are our picks for the top songs released in January 2022.
In no particular order:
The cut titled “Nwoke Oma”, is a high-life-pop number that inspires yet talks about the joys and new friends attracted by success, as Chike sings on the chorus of the lush emotive DeeYasso production, “When you dey hustle, you go dey all alone, When you succeed, they go call you their own, Na because you don dey for the throne, They dey call you Nwoke Oma”.
“Nwoke Oma” – meaning “Good Man”, or in this case “Good Person” – is a word of encouragement to all hustlers out there, striving to create a better living for their families so they can be called a “good man” or “good woman”. The singer acknowledges the struggle to be recognized without the societally-approved norms of success.
WurlD takes a break from his hiatus and has resurfaced with a brand new track titled “Let You Down.”
The new single serves as a build-up to his highly anticipated project. “Let You Down” was jointly produced by P.Priime and WurlD
Skales – Nobody to Somebody
With this famous track he names “N2S (Nobody to Somebody),” the CEO of OHK Entertainment, Skales, responds to the criticism.
“N2S (Nobody to Somebody)” is also a song from his forthcoming album “Sweet Distractions,” which will be released in May.
Bella Shmurda kick starts 2022 with the release of this new song “My Friend“, which comes with powerful lyrics, and is produced by Niphkeys.
Buzzing street-hop singer Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, has released a new single dubbed “Neighbour” with the self-acclaimed street ambassador, Small Doctor. The record was produced by hit-making beatsmith, Shocker.
Reminisce has returned with a new record titled “Alaye Toh Se Gogo.” On this new Rap record, produced by Que, Alaga samples 2baba’s voice on Tony Tetuila’s ‘Omo Meta Sere’, subbed Oladips as he reminisces on some of his past events.
The track is the introductory track to his highly anticipated album.
“Alaye Toh Se Gogo” was produced by BeatsbyQue.
After kicking off the year with “Ogo Forever,” the Zazoo Zehh himself Portable wastes no time to dish out a follow-up single. The new record is titled “All Eyes on Me” and it features sensational singer, Barry Jhay.
Veteran Nigerian singer, Innocent Idibia, professionally known as 2Baba released a new love single titled “Smile.” The track which is dedicated to his wife was produced by Sheika and has her making a star appearance.
“Smile” comes after a series of controversies that clouded the celebrity couple last year.
2Baba reaffirmed his wife of his unwavering love for her on this single.
Superstar Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold kicked off this year with his highly anticipated single titled “Mercy.” The song is off his forthcoming album ‘Catch Me if You Can’ which is due for release on February 4th.
Original Stereoman ft Masterkraft – Ekwe Amapiano Remix
Nigerian ace record producer Masterkraft recreated an original song by artist Original Stereoman titled “Ekwe,” which was released in 2005. The Masterkraft Version is an Amapiano infused smash hit, which is now titled “Ekwe (Amapiano Remix).
Powerhouse record label Effyzzie Music enlists resident diva Yemi Alade and Mozambican trio Yaba Buluku Boyz for a thumping African celebratory number christened “Tell Somebody”.
Produced by the sought-after Vtek, the anthem features razor-sharp vocals, aggressive chants and is an overall musical spectacle.
Nigerian singer, Skiibii opens his account for the year with the remix for his track titled “Baddest Boy” featuring DMW boss Davido.
The track was produced by Runcheck.
That’s all folks! Who did we miss out on? Tell us in the comments below!