The year 2021 has come with its own up and down with so many things happening in the entertainment sector, overall it has been a great year for the music industry with Nigerian Music artists dropping one hit jam after another.
This year 2021 has seen fast-rising new artists making waves in the highly competitive music industry. Music is the food for the soul and good music has the power to lift someone from depression to high ecstasy.
Below is the list of WISELOADED MEDIA‘s picks of the 15 best Nigerian Music so far in 2021.
1. Joeboy – Sip (Alcohol)
First on our list in no chronological order is drum rolls Sip (Alcohol) by Joeboy.
Joseph Akinfenwa Deonus who is known popularly as Joeboy is a multi talented empawa Nigerian music artist that came with this hit single Sip Alcohol. The song describes his success so far in the music industry. With lyrics like ‘we no go fall, we go win‘ talking about blessings falling in my yard and sipping alcohol to reason bad things no more and not going back to where he came from e.t.c.
Overall the song is a blast and it’s one of the best Nigerian music singles currently, who doesn’t love listening to sip alcohol? The music has gone further to inspire people in doing TikTok videos sipping alcohol.
2. Olamide – Rock
Second song on Wiseloaded Media’s list is “Rock” by Olamide.
Rock is a danceable track by a sensational singer Olamide aka Baddo, the song is from his Album “Uy Scuti“. It is a mid-tempo song and if you do enjoy good music then this should be added to your playlist.
The song talks about how he already loves his lady and she doesn’t need to do too much to impress him. Isn’t that just romantic?
3. Fireboy DML – Peru
Next on our list of Wiseloaded best Nigerian music of 2021 so far is “Peru” by Fireboy DML.
Another sensational singer that has got us jamming up to his track is Fireboy DML with Peru. This talented artist is from the YBNL label and this amazing song was dropped early this year. Indeed Fireboy is good and he doesn’t disappoint his fans, he has so come to change the game.
Peru is an Afrobeat with catchy wordings that won’t hesitate to make you sway to the music wherever you are. This song is in high demand and I tell you it is worth listening to. I bet you after listening to this song it will be on replay in your music list.
4. Tiwa Savage – Somebody’s Son ft. Brandy
I tell you this year is full of exciting Jamz, now from the table of our African Bad Girl, Tiwa Savage comes another delectable dish called Somebody’s Son. My own “Somebody’s Son” go find me someday.
Back to the gist at hand, this song is from her highly anticipated EP “Water & Garri“. We can’t help but to adore the atmosphere that this song brings us. This song just like others before it are a must-have in your music playlist.
5. Omah Lay – Understand
“Understand” is another heavy loaded Gbedu by Omah Lay, after a long silence he has come up with understand to break his silence in Nigerian music industry and oh what a silence breaker this hit song is.
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Understand is filled with positive vibes, a killer rhythm and a groovy record. E get as the song dey do me for body.
Understand is Omahlay’s first single of the year and indeed it is worth the wait.
6. Tems – Crazy Tings
Who no know go know, this artist just making me proud.
Tems, a Nigerian female singer and a record producer has served us another mind blowing music called “crazy tings“. This amazing song is from her recent released EP “If Orange Was A Place“.
If Crazy Tings could be this amazing, it makes us wonder what the next song would do.
The RnB singer became well recognized after her appearance and participation in Wizkid hit song “Essence“.
We are expecting more great features from Tems, do not forget to also add this Crazy Tings to your playlist, you won’t regret it.
7. Simi – Woman
From the talented and beautiful Nigerian music star, Simi comes this much anticipated song of the year off her fourth yet to be released studio Album. The song “woman” talks about the joys, sorrows, and hardships faced by women.
Before the release of the song, Simi throw an Instagram challenge that says #NobodyLikeWoman where we see the likes of Tiwa Savage and A list actresses sharing their experiences of being a Woman. Woman is one song you won’t want missing from your Playlist.
8. Lojay x Sarz – Monalisa
From the collaborative EP LV N ATTN Lojay and Sarz Team up to bring us this amazing song “Monalisa“. This song is released this year (2021) and it has gone ahead to become a household song within the country as it is trending as a first leading track in Nigeria and Way across the country.
9. Rema – Soundgasm
Jonzing World & Mavin Record Superstar, Rema off his upcoming Project has released a single titled “Soundgasm“. According to Rema, Soundgasm is a combination of two words, Sound and Orgasm.
With Rema always coming up with songs to make us feel excited, Soundgasm is a must in your playlist and has already got a cover from UK Superstar and Burna Boy’s girlfriend, Stefflon Don.
10. Flavour – Levels
“Levels” is a new hot banger from Nigerian Highlife singer, Flavour. After waiting a while for a song from flavour he didn’t disappoint as he came with this thrilling song levels. Flavour features some notable figures in the movie industry and some notable Igbo personality like Obi Cubana, Kanayo O Kanayo in the music video.
Levels is one song you will enjoy listening to.
11. Timaya – Cold Outside ft. Buju
“Cold Outside” is an amazing song From Timaya and Buju, the song is a mix of Afro Pop genres and Afro Dancehall. This song is one song you should not miss out on.
12. Kizz Daniel – Lie
‘Everybody know say omo me I no dey lie‘. Kizz Daniel is a highly talented Afrobeat Nigerian Singer, he has come again with another hit single “Lie“, this is after giving us wedding day another hit few weeks back.
Lie has a positive vibe and killer rhythm that you can’t help but fall in love with.
13. Ruger – Bounce
Jonzing world singer Ruger with his eye patch and blazing pink hair has served us another hot dish called “Bounce“. He is a multi talented Artist that never fails to let us feel his gbedu as the case may be. Get this in your playlist and enjoy this amazing song from Ruger.
14. Ayra Starr – Bloody Samaritan
Ayra Starr talks about feeling Vibes on Vibes, Ticking dynamite, ‘I will blow your candlelight, them no fit kill my vibes’. This is a song I assure you that you won’t want missing from your Playlist.
Ayra Starr is a fast-rising Nigerian female Musician and she is here to make her marks in the music industry and we can’t help but fall in love with her phenomenal songs.
Get this on your playlist and jam to “Bloody Samaritan“.
15. Chike & Simi – Running To You
Finally on Wiseloaded Media’s 15 best Nigerian music in 2021 so far is Chike and Simi on “Running To You“.
Running to you is Chike’s first single for the year 2021. This song is a massive success as you see it being played almost everywhere in the country. Get this also in your playlist.
Alright, folks there you have it, hope Wiseloaded Media made your day with all these amazing songs as best Nigerian Music of 2021 so far.
Here is the 15 list of best Nigerian Music of 2021 so far. Wiseloaded Media presents their 2021 best Nigerian songs for you, check it out to see if there’s omission or