In Nigeria, there are many young talents that you should know about. They are a rising star in the Nigerian music industry.
In the year 2019, Beyonce has hand-picked some of Africa’s rising stars to appear on her album which is Lion King inspired. Mr. Eazi and Burna Boy were also performing at the annual Coachella music festival in California.
Here we present you 4 youngest Nigerian music talents (Omah Lay, Rema, Fireboy, and Joeboy) that are making waves presently.
Let us check them out:
1. Omah Lay
The real name of this popular and young artist is Stanley Omah and more popularly known as Omah Lay. He has won many hearts of the Nigerian people.
He is well-known for his single albums like ‘Damn’, ‘Lolo’, ‘You’, ‘Bad Influence”, and many more. He is signed currently does the Dypiper Music record label. Most of his tracks are combined with Burna Boy’s and Wizkid’s songs.
In the current year 2020, he has released 5 tracks EP and received millions of streams on many streaming platforms.
One of his biggest hits is ‘Lo Lo’ which has earned 4 million views on YouTube.
This 20-year-old rapper and singer is more popular than Rema. He has signed to Jonzing World which is a subsidiary of Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records. This singer signed in the year 2019 and release his first-ever debut self0titles EP in the same year.
He has won Next Rated and also was nominated for Viewer’s Choice at The Headies’ 13th edition in 2019. He has more than 20 single albums and 4 Eps to his name from 2019 to 2020.
Although Rema is a talented act undeniably, his association with Mavins and Don Jazzy has been a great boost to his career. His most recent single track is ‘Woman” which is released this year in July and has received more than 3 million views.
3. Fireboy DML
Fireboy DML is a YBNL artist who is popular for his love songs and he already has millions of fans around the world. He is a master in songwriting. He is becoming fast a force to reckon with in the music world.
So far, he has released more than 10 hits and 1 single hot album. ‘Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps’ to his credit within 2 years of breaking out in the music scene.
Born on 21st May 1997 in Lagos State, Nigeria – His real name is Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa professionally popular as Joeboy. Mr. Eazi of the record label “Empawa Africa” has discovered him in the year 2017. His main genre music is Afro Pop and R&B. He is surely Nigeria’s next big thing.
Before entering the music industry, he was studying HR at Lagos university. Then he only used to sing for social media clips. His father used to play the keyboard at the church, his sister sang in the choir, and his brother used to play guitar.