From new music releases to major announcements and more, Okayvibesmusic editors highlights the first week of February’s news buzz happening in Nigeria’s music industry.
Here’s what happened in the Nigerian music world this week.
1. Joeboy Album Released His New Album “Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic.”
The emPawa Africa Kid, Joeboy tops our list with the release of his long awaited Album titled “Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic”.
The 23 years old boy has gone from recording cover songs to becoming one of African music’s and sensational new star, topping streaming charts and touring the continent. With lyrics that capture the innocence of young love, Joeboy has carved his own lane within the Nigerian pop stars.
His latest album ”Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic” is currently No. 1 on Apple Music in Nigeria and Uganda with“Baby” and “Beginning” — his first two solo singles — as well as top 10 spots in Kenya, Ghana and Zimbabwe.
His swift ascent and hitmaking talent has taken him beyond the continent, landing him coverage and plaudits.
2. Korede Bello Thriiled us with A “REAL MAN” Single.
After Mi Casa Su, Korede Bello, the ladies man thrilled us with another smash tune titled “Real Man ” which is to set off the new year, after having a successful 2020 with hot tracks like Sun Momi, Mi Casa Su, Casa and his lead single; Morire and The Table For Two.
Nigerian pop star, Korede Bello is an award winning musician popularly known for dropping monster hits.
His new single; ‘ Real Man ’ which was produced by Ozedikus, teases the refreshing new side of Korede as he starts off by slowly serenading his woman with rich lyrics mixed with Slangs and fully blows to a steamy Afrobeat affair which is sure to have people slowly moving their body to the sound in a trance of beautiful lyrics and genre-bridging
3. Hakuna Matata Album By Dotman
While several of his single releases explored his origin story and the intersections of lack, abundance and celebration, on his debut album. Dotman expands his mastery of expressing big goals through street-friendly language with new textures, as he reflects on growing up, family (Mama), and living in the moment (Let It Go), while celebrating just how far he’s come (Blessed).
It’s the tale of a man who knows who he is, and as the storyline evolves, so does his sound, placing his unique voice at the centre of a backdrop that’s as emotional as it is anthemic (“Tonight”).
4. Flavour Released Omo Temi official Video.
The 2Nite Music Group presents the official music video to Flavour’s previous track record titled Omo Temi.
The song ‘Omo Temi’ was taken off from Flavour’s sophomore project tagged: Flavour of Africa album released a few weeks ago.
The song title which is Yoruba for My woman is featured on his seventh studio album which smashed hits records as it shot straight to Number 1 in 8 countries including Nigeria where it held the position for weeks.
On Omo Temi, Flavour appreciates the beauty of a woman as he describes the comfort she brings to him and the way she affects his world. The song is dedicated to every couple and true love situations all over the world.
Shot in Abuja, Nigeria and directed by Angry Bird.
5. Starboy Entertainment Artist, Terri Released Come Around New Single.
The Starboy Entertainment artist, Terri begins the year with his first brand new single of the year 2021, which he dubbed ‘Come Around’.
The new jam “ Come Around ” serves as his debut single this year and its made available for you on okayvibesmusic
6. Twist Berry Ft. Davido – The Code
Nigerian Afrobeats star and DMW Boss, Davido – teamed up with the Nigerian female singer, rapper and songwriter, Twist Berry to comes up with an amazing track single titled, “The Code”.
Finally, the song was produced by Fresh VDM.
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