Arguably, Nigerian Artiste produce the best music in Africa and are gaining more recognition internationally with hot collaborations with American A-List Artist!
Nigerian music has come of age, in the sense that Nigerian music is now listened to worldwide. Few days ago Wizkid ranked 11th in the world on list of music artist listened to worldwide. This shows that Nigerian music stars are really doing a great job by bringing good music to our hears. Many music critics have berated the quality of Nigerian music recently, example is Pulse Ng presenter Osagie Alonge with Instagram Handle @Osagz. He criticized HKN Label mates; Danagog, B-red and Sinaranbo’s music as been a crap and average crap. This caused a lot of social media outrage amongst the parties concerned.
Aside this recent development, Nigerian artist have proven that they can stand out internationally. This has been proven with top collaborations with well-known American Artist, the likes of Akon, Fetty Wap, Snoop Dog, Meek Mill, Drake, Rick Ross etc… have made some hits with Nigerian musicians.
Here are the 14 music Collaborations in the past few years;
#1. Cucumber. B-red Feat. Akon
HKN’s B-Red released a single “Cucumber” featuring multi-platinum award winning American singer and rapper Akon.
#2. Ojuelegba. Wizkid Feat. Drake and Skepta
I was screaming and shouting in pure bliss when I heard of this remix. I even liked it before listening to it; a fan said. Star Boy himself, featured Award winning rapper Drake and Skepta in this one.
#3. Feeling the Nigga. (Remix) D’banj Feat. Akon
D’banj’s marked his 10th year anniversary in the entertainment industry with this remix. He Released the Remix to the Hit single ‘Feeling the Nigga’ which featured Akon.
Via: Dbanj Records
#4. Beautiful Oyinye. Psquare Feat. Rick Ross
I love how Ricky killed the beat, especially this line ”we talking about money you talking about nonsense” The defunct duo featured American rapper Rick ross on this one.
#5. Nobody But You. Wizkid Feat. Wale
Another one from Nigerian’s hottest artiste Wizkid featuring Nigerian-born American rapper Wale.
Via: BmusicTV NGA
#6. Magician Re-Mix. Ice Prince Feat. Gyptian
Nigerian rapper Ice Prince featured Caribbean star Gyptian on this track. His lines are so dope; he was compared with American rapper Drake.
#7. Your Number (remix). Ayo Jay Feat. Fetty Wap
The original track ”Your number” was a hit when it was released. Though the track is a few years old, Ayo wanted to replicate the success of the original in the remix. He featured hot American rapper Fetty Wap on this one.
#8. Fans Mi. Davido Feat. Meek Mill
Fans Mi is a Davido Afrobeats-HipHop fusion single featuring U.S Rapper and Maybach Music Group artist Meek Mill. Fans Mi was produced by Shizzi.
#9. One dance. Drake Feat. Wizkid and Kyla
Though we could hardly hear Wizkid’s voice in this one, Star boy himself noted that he was featured on this track.
#10. Chop my Money. Psquare Feat. May D and Akon
P-Square’s “Chop My Money” featured special appearance from Akon of Konvict Music. The video of this hit track was directed by the duos brother Jude “Engees” Okoye and Ben Marc.
#11. Mr Endowed. D’Banj Feat. Snoop Dogg
Arguably not making hits like he use to, in 20011, D’banj released a monumental joint ”Mr Endowed”. Koko master featured American rapper Snoop Dogg on this hit.
Via: Dj Mesta
#12. Drop. Wizkid Feat. Wale
Yet Another collaboration between Wizkid and Wale. The two are top musicians repping Naija home and abroad. Wizkid featuring Wale on this single titled “Drop”
Via: Tobee Sounds
#13. Frosh. D’banj Feat. Akon
D’banj Recorded another song with Akon “Frosh” from the Visual EP : An Epic Journey
Via: Dbanj Records
#14. I Swear. Ice Prince Feat. French Montana
Nigerian hip-hop rapper Ice Prince made another hit “I Swear” featuring French Montana off his sophomore album, Fire of Zamani.
Via: Ice Prince Zamani
There you have it! Tell us your best Collaboration yet from the list above.