We all know what we went through in 2020/2021, the lockdown, the virus and these young Nigerian musical artistes did not stop producing and giving us good music. All thanks to them, the period of lockdown was fun. We could listen to their music every time.
Below is a list of young Nigerian artistes who have made impacts in 2021 and are not ready to stop.
Chike-Ezekpeazu Osebuka mostly known as Chike, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is known for taking the second place in the popular music competition “The Voice Nigeria” Season one in 2016. In his latest Album, ‘Running To You’ ft Simi got over 20m views on YouTube. Thanks to Chike, he is one of the young artistes in Nigeria that has impacted 2021 and he is making us proud.
Omah Lay whose full name is Stanley Omah Didia, is another Nigerian young musical artiste to watch. He has no plan on coming down. Omah Lay has impacted 2020 and 2021 so well with his melodious songs and voice. He recently released a single titled “Understand”. He has given us two albums since his arrival in the music field. Omah Lay’s impact in Nigeria and the Nigeria music industry is lot. We are thankful to Omah Lay. One of his songs “Godly” in his “What Have We Done” EP has surpassed over 38m views on YouTube.
Chukwuka Ekeani better known as Ckay is a Nigerian artiste and producer. He is another young Nigerian artiste who is currently making an impact in the music industry. Late last year, Ckay gave us an EP “Boyfriend” and “Felony” which are two of the tracks in the EP. He is one of Nigerians’ favorite songs even until now. Felony has surpassed almost 3m views on YouTube. Thanks to Ckay who is making our 2021 better.
Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed who is known professionally as Bella Shmurda is another artiste we should thank for impacting 2020/2021 and also making our lockdown beautiful. Bella Shmurda is a Nigeria singer and songwriter. Bella has really impacted Nigerians in 2021. He is so hot at the moment. From a featured artiste in one of Olamide’s Albums “Carpe Diem – Triumphant” to Davido’s Album “A Better Time – Fade”. Bella has given us a lot of songs from ‘High Tension’ to ‘Cash App’ to ‘Rush’ and a lots more. We should thank Bella for making our 2021 superb.
Rema whose name is Divine Ikubor is another young Nigerian artiste we should be grateful for. One thing about the music industry is seeing your people representing you outside, that is really sweet. Rema has given us a lot of songs since his breakout. From ‘Woman’ to ‘Dumebi’ to ‘Ginger Me’ to ‘Iron Man’, coming to 2021 to Soundgasm. We should be thankful to Rema too. He has really impacted 2021. Rema’s recent song “Soundgasm” which he gave us the visuals in June 2021 has gotten over 8n views on YouTube. Let us watch out for Rema, he does not seem to cool down anytime soon.
Oluwaseyi Olufemi Emmanuel
Oluwaseyi Olufemi who is also known as Some4real is another Nigerian young musical artiste who is impacting 2021. Oluwaseyi Olufemi Emmanuel is a Nigerian gospel singer and songwriter. He is known for his song “Dear God” which Nigerians cannot stop listening to. Oluwaseyi is currently making an impact in the Nigerian music industry. He too, does not seem to cool down anytime soon.
Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe who is professionally known as Ayra Starr is a Nigerian singer and also a songwriter. Ayra Starr is one of the artistes that have really impacted Nigerians and still impacting Nigerians in 2021. She is the new face of the Nigerian music. Nigerians are really grateful for Ayra Starr. listening to new songs from a new artiste like “Away” which was Ayra Starr’s first music really blew our minds off.
We should be grateful for these guys and they do not seem to stop impacting us with their music. Let us watch out for them in 2022.