Most Valuable Hit Songs
Brymo is a Nigerian musician, songwriter, and author who goes by the name Ọlawale Ọlọfọrọ. He began making songs in 1999, while still in high school. In 2010, he secured a record deal with Chocolate City, but his contract was cancelled in 2013 when he was accused of breaking his deals. Tate Music Group USA has signed him to a worldwide distribution contract.
OBO Worldwide, When It Comes to Money, Fame, and Guts To Win The Game, Davido Is the Key. David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as “Davido,” is a Nigerian singer, record producer, and songwriter who was born in the United States. Before resigning to pursue a career in music, he studied business administration at Oakwood University in the United States.
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, better known by her stage name Cuppy, is a Nigerian DJ and producer. Femi Otedola, a Nigerian businessman and billionaire, is her father. She was born in Lagos and relocated to London when she was 13 years old. Cuppy was the house DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban in 2014. Cuppy was the owner of Red Velvet Music Group, a music management and content creation company situated in London. www.freshnewcut.com
Zlatan, whose real name is Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, is a Nigerian singer, composer, and dancer. He was the winner of the Airtel-sponsored One Mic talent event in Abeokuta, Ogun State, in 2014. He released his debut studio album Zanku, an abbreviation for Zlatan Abeg No Kill Us, on November 3, 2019. Since then, he has remained relevant, releasing countless melodious tunes one after the other. www.freshnewcut.com
Yemi Eberechi Alade, better known by her stage name Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who specializes in Afropop music. In 2009, she won the Peak Talent Show, and in 2014, her track “Johnny” became a smash hit. Her father was a Yoruba police commissioner, while her mother is of Igbo origin. She is most recognized for her releases of African chart-topping tunes.
9ice is a Nigerian Afro-Pop artist, songwriter, and performer who was born Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande. 9ice recorded his first demo, Risi de Alagbaja which went sour. In 1996, but his first official solo song, ‘Little Money,’ was not published until 2000. After releasing the hit track “Gongo Aso” in 2008, 9ice became popular, and the rest is history. www.freshnewcut.com
Innocent 2Baba Idibia is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, humanitarian, and activist who goes by the stage name Ujah Idibia. He went under the stage moniker “2face Idibia” until July 2014. 2Baba, the African Queen crooner, left his previous band “Plantashun Boiz” to pursue a solo career. He shot to fame after releasing his debut solo album, Face 2 Face, in 2004. www.freshnewcut.com
Mayorkun is the stage name of Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel, a Nigerian singer, composer, and pianist. Davido spotted him on Twitter when he uploaded a rendition of Davido’s “The Money” hit. Mayorkun was signed to Davido’s record company, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), in 2016, and released his smash debut single “Eleko”.
L.A.X is the stage name of Damilola Afolabi, a Nigerian recording artist. L.A.X began his career as a rapper while still in high school, when he was a member of the Flyboiz, a three-man group. L.A.X got a major-label deal with Starboy Entertainment on August 20, 2013, only days after releasing the highly praised song “Caro,” which earned him the “Diaspora Artiste of the Year” award at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. www.freshnewcut.com
Dr SID (Sidney Onoriode Esiri) is a Nigerian singer-songwriter. He was born and reared in Lagos, but is from Urhobo in Delta State. His late father, famed actor Justus Esiri, was a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) and best known for his role as the Village Headmaster in the Nigerian sitcom Village Headmaster, which was popular in the 1980s. His archive is full of party hits, try it. www.freshnewcut.com