Here we are again! We are here and will be leaving here so soon!
Am talking about 2019 which we all gonna wave a goodbye to in few moments. Music industry has been a very amazing experience for us this year, likewise 2018 and older years back.
Every year we welcome new styles, new genre, new fans, new artistes and new jams. Judging from the current atmosphere in Nigerian music industry, we always know what to be expected the following year.
Well, 2019 is already ending slowly without giving a notice. In a twinkle of an eye, we will find ourselves in 2020. Then the music industry will be worn with another garment.
There is a saying that: “The Present Will Decide The Future”. We’ve been sighting different new artistes joining the fame part of music industry this year with tremendous vibes showing us they are fully prepared to snatch the throne from the current music industry rulers.
MP3BOOST has finally come up with sure predictions of what 2020 is going to be like. In this article is the list of the eight newly-welcomed or upcoming artistes that will Take-Over the industry in 2020.
Top 8 Nigerian Upcoming Artistes To Watch In 2020
No doubt, Rema is one of the most cherished artistes in Nigeria currently. The young and a smart dude was able to earn a lot of attention in no time with a very different style that’s hasn’t been recognized in Nigeria before.
The harmonious vocalist successful earned massive love from crowd with some couple of tracks including free-styles which was later released as an album. His singles includes:
To everyone’s amusement, Rema who was just signed few months ago has broken records some top artistes hasn’t neared this year or before. On the 24th of June, he became the first Nigerian artiste to debut 5 TOP songs on Apple music, also sets record on TRAP charts.
On the 23rd of August, the former president of the United States Of America [USA], Barrack Obama shared online the 44 songs he and his wife, Michelle, were bopping to enjoy the summer and Rema‘s song, Iron Man was number 42.
On the All Africa Music Award [AFRIMA] 2019 Nominees List which was released recently, Rema was sighted on the category of African Best Newcomers.
2. FIREBOY DML
FIreboy whose real name is Adedamola Adefolahan is an Afro-pop singer currently signed to YBNL Record Label. He has a very charming and attractive voice.
He is currently one of Nigerian artistes whose song is mostly anticipated and streamed on music platforms. The fantastic singer has banged countless playlist with several jams namely: King, Jealous, I Will Be Fine, Star, Ajoke, What If I Say, Give Me Love, Don’t Say So, G-Strings.
On the All Africa Music Award [AFRIMA] 2019 Nominees List which was released recently, FIreboy DML was sighted on the category of African Best Newcomers.
FIreboy is really getting massive attentions from music lovers and artistes specially. There is no doubt that next year is going to be an exciting and reigning season for him.
Lawal Raheem preferably referred to as Lyta is another fast rising, young and talented singer currently receiving people’s smiling face of ‘welcome to Nigerian music industry’ . He gained his fame after being signed to YBNL record label in 2018 along with Limerick.
He is really talented in cooking fans favorite with a decent voice of his. He was able to gather massive amounts of fans and attention with just two tracks in 2018: Time and Self Made.
After a quite conflict Lyta faced in YBNL which revealed that he wasn’t given a contract by the label, he left and was picked-up by Doro Musix Record Label. Then he dropped another lovely single tagged “Monalisa“. Amusingly, the unexpected jam, “Monalisa” impressed the DMW boss, Davido that he requested Lyta for a remix and a video.
And here comes the most newly welcomed but rapidly growing singer in the music industry. If you are seldom active in music category on social media, it’s very obvious you will know this so-called Zinoleesky guy.
Zinoleesky whose real name is Oniyide Azeez is an independent Nigerian singer with impressive vibes. He has this unique power of making listeners fall for his records and him particularly in few seconds.
His fame increased after getting an Instagram repost of his cover to Fvck You by the song’s original singer Kizz Daniel who also promised him a remix.
Zinoleesky is obviously an hard-working artiste. Relentlessly, he kept dropping singles alongside different artistes in 2019. He has successfully convinced countless listeners to becoming a fan with impressive tracks like OLE, WHO KNOWS [ft. LIL FROSH], MONEY [ft. ZLATAN IBILE] and many more.
Being independent, he formed a group with his closest friend, Lil Frosh and others which is building their music career speedily.
5. LIL FROSH
Lil Frosh is a fast rising rapper who also built himself by focusing and teaming-up with his close friend Zinoleesky. He started his music career mission by uploading freestyle videos on Instagram then successfully earned a lot of attentions.
Lil Frosh is a fast yoruba Rapper with clear and smooth flows. He does nothing than coming up with well-cooked punchlines. His fame rose after he had a collaboration with Nigerian street sensation, Small Doctor on a track tagged “Firi Yahoo“. Presently, his latest song is “DAVIDO“.
Likewise his friend Zinoleesky, he depends on no record label or sponsor. Meanwhile, these duo [Zinoleesky & Lil Frosh] weren’t an independent artistes because no record label is ready to sign them but because they aren’t interested in signing a record deal. They revealed that record labels are giving them offers but they are turning them down in an interview they had on TheBeat99.9 FM [radio station].
6. PICAZO RHAP
Picazo Raph whose birth name is Omogbolahan Sodiq Ilabode is a young yoruba ingenious rapper with a unique style and vibes of cooking his rhymes. It’s very clear and obvious that this dude has the real gift of rapping. His lyrics is always spiced-up with hilarious and unexpected random rhymes.
Picazo started his musical journey by uploading different freestyle videos on Instagram then had many cherishers as a result. In 2018, he won an instagram rap contest hosted by Dek-Niyor records ceo, Chinko Ekun on his track titled “Waloda”.
Picazo fame commenced when YBNL Records, Olamide ceo signed him to the label in 2018. But currently, he doesn’t belong to the record label anymore. Shortly after by Lyta‘s exit from YBNL, he was also farewelled and signed immediately by SeniorBoiz records.
Picazo is no doubt one of the best and most talented upcoming rapper we have in Nigeria presently. Obviously, we can say if he maintains he current fire, he will surely obtain the stardom throne in music industry so soon.
T-Classic whose real name is Tolulope Ajayi is a unique singer and afro pop artiste with a unique voice. His voice was actually one of his qualities that helped him in getting many listeners’ attention. He sounds so much like the Flyboi Inc Boss, Kizz Daniel.
Apart from T-Classic‘s vocal, he is literally talented enough that he was able to build a strong fan base before getting signed to Mix Naija Entertainment record label.
T-Classic is mostly heard in singing about love and feelings. He enjoyed a pleasant atmosphere in 2018/19 music industry with jams like; Isabella, Fall In Love [ft. Mayorkun], Nobody Fine Pass You, The Source, I Want You, Logbayipe, Yes Or No and more.
Observing T-Classic ways of churning-out impressive vibes, we can say he is probably one of the Nigerian music industry future.
Olawale Ayodeji Martins preferably called Martinsfeelz is another Nigerian brilliant artiste who is steadily gaining massive fans in 2019. He is currently signed to SOP record label.
However, martinsfeelz is popularly recognized to be a singer, but he was a rapper initially. Meanwhile, a lot of people thought changing his genre would make him lost numerous attention. But to everyone’s astonishment, he was found to be a guru in singing category.
In fact, Martinsfeelz only had few followers and supporters until he became a singer. It’s a very obvious way to recognize a real talent after all.
Listening to martinsfeelz‘s tracks is enough to make your day. Most of his singles are structured with motivating and inspiring lyrics. Some of his regular hit-songs includes; JUICE, SHOW ME, NECESSARY, WHY, MO EAZY, SECURE THE BAG [ft. FALZ], JU DICE and many more.
We have been enjoying a good time in music industry this year. And i really hope next year will also born a flabbergasting atmosphere for each and every music lovers.
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