Top 10 Young Promising Nigerian Music Artist To Watch Out In 2020
The year 2019 has come and gone, It was a busy year in the Nigerian Music Industry as it ushered in young and vibrant music artists. I have compiled the following list of young artists to watch out in the year 2020 and who are ready to takeover from the old big wigs in the industry.
I know you will be curious to know why zeelot
made the list? Zeelot is a matured and classical music act whose unique style of music
paved way for him into the music industry. The “Chacha” crooner whose impulsive hit single is dedicated to all the ladies of stunning beauty
and qualities in appreciation of their worth. I bet you are really missing out if you haven’t listen to his melodious vocals which he promised to continue to dish out through out the year.
9. VICKY “D’’
By now Vicky D is already a household name.
Vicky D is One of Finetunz finest musical act.
The versatile musical act whose hit single ”
Aanu” is already enjoying massive air plays on
major platforms in Nigeria is a talent to watch out for. According to him the
incredible masterpiece of tune is just a tip of the iceberg as there will be more tunes from him for the rest of the year.
I am practically sure you will be amazed that
Mohbad made the list. Mohbad whose real is Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, is a young Nigerian music sensation who started his musical career
on instagram. The ‘’Balan Zia Gar’’ Crooner was recently signed into Malian Records, a record label owned by Nigeria most
controversial artist; Naira Marley which has been ascribed as a milestone in his musical career. Within his short break through into the
music industry, The Indigenous Yoruba rapper has enjoyed a lot of acceptance from music lovers which is due to his unique “Lambas”.
Mohbad is a promising artist to watch out for in 2020.
Here is another vibrant young artist who is currently in Aloma Music Worldwide record
label, a label owned by a personal assistance to One of the foremost Nigeria Music artist,
Davido. Lil Frosh who is mostly known for his hit single “FIRI-YAHOO’’, The mindblowing
lambas in the hit single earned him enough publicity and which is mainly the reason behind the general acceptance of the song. Lilfrosh just like his Agege born contemporaries is a young lad to watch out for apart from being signed to AMW but is wonderful musical talent
Olaonipekun Olatubosun (A.K.A TROD) is a younger brother to the late dagrin. The Missofunyin Entertainment front liner sounds so much like his late elder brother with the same energy that it is easier to conclude that there is a blood connection between them. The multi-talented young Yoruba rapper has given us a lot of fine tunes in which I am sure 2020
will be a year to look out for him.
After his controversial exit from YBNL late 2019 which gear up a lot of reactions from
music lovers, Lawal Raheem (A.K.A LYTA) has proven that he is a young big-wig to watch out for in 2020. The young lad who released
mindblowing singles “Monalisa” which is a collaboration work with DMW boss, Davido and “Worry” which he released late last year after his departure from YBNL. The two hit
singles by the Ajegunle born musician have continued to enjoy a lot of airplay this January which is practically due to the uniqueness in his style of music.
Anytime you hear “call me zinoleesky” you
should know you are in for a mindblowing tune. Oniyide Azeez (A.K.A Zinoleesky) is an
Agege bred Musician, he was recently signed into Malian Records, a record label owned by the controversial music act in 2019;
Naira Marley. According to a fan, who said zinoleesky’s signature to Malian Records is the
best for the Instagram sensational act coupled with his style of music. 2020 will be a bigger
year for the young chap.
Joseph Akinfenwa Donus (A.K.A Joeboy), Signed
to Banku Music, A record label owned by Mr
Eazi is a fast growing new artist in the Nigerian
music industry.The Rnb music act is a
graduate of University of Lagos (UNILAG),
where he bagged a degree in Human Resource. The young lad whose cover of Ed Sheeran
‘Shape of You’ propelled him to limelite. Followed by his 2019 hit single “Baby”, which
reached the top 10 on Apple Music’s charts in Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya.
Divine Ikubor (A.K.A Rema), is a Nigerian singer and rapper. The vibrant young artist singed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records. He enjoyed a mindblowing acceptance with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Former USA President, Barack Obama’s 2019
summer playlist. He won the Headies award next rated award ahead of industry rival Fireboy DML. His debut EP “Rema” was ranked number 1 on Apple Music Nigeria in 2019. Therefore I am pretty sure 2020 will be a bigger year.
1 FIREBOY DML
Adedamola Adefolahan (A.K.A FIREBOY DML) is really a hot fire at the moment following his
massive success in his recent album “Laughter, Tears and Goosebump’’ which has gained a lot
of air waves. The YBNL Act who had a successful 2019 following the release of his hit single “JEALOUS’’ which earned him a massive
publicity. His style of music and the way he plays around words while making it simple has earned him a lot of fan base ahead of his
contemporaries. We look forward to more projects from him in 2020.