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Meet Some Of The Youngest Nigerian Musicians

  You must have been dancing to their real songs ,seeing their real faces but I bet you do not know their real ages.

 Who are these young Nigerian music celebrities? We give you the list of the leading young Nigerian music artists, ranging from the youngest..

Ozzy Bosco

Ozzy Bosco opens the list of the youngest Nigerian musicians of all times. When he was just five years old, the boy released his primary single “Sweet Mama”. Ozzy was born on January 7, 2007.

At the age of 9 he sings, dances and composes all the time. The kid has already performed in many celebrity shows together with such adult stars as Ifeanyi Ubah and Sentor Ike Ekweremade.

Nigerian singer Ozzy Bosco

 

Davido – David Adeleke

David Adeleke was born on the 21th of November, 1992 in Atlanta, the USA. When he was young, his parents moved back to Lagos. Davido (the singer`s stage name) is a celebrated Nigerian performer, recording artist, and producer.

Davido - Nigerian singer

In 2012, his first album Omo Baba Olowo was finally released. Amongst Davido`s the most popular hits are “Dami Duro”, “Feel Alright”, “Back When”, “Overseas”, “All of You”, “Ekuro” and many others.

 

Wizkid – Ayodeji Balogun

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is another extremely talented young star in Nigerian music industry. He was born on 16th of July 1990. Now the guy is worldly known as Wizkid (the artist`s stage name). It is one of the most popular and talented songwriters, recording artists, and performers in Nigeria.

Famous singer Wizkid

At the age of ten his musical career started. At that time the boy released a joint album with Glorious Five under the name “Lil Prinz”. In 2009, Wizkid signed a record arrangement with Banky W.’s. Moreover, the young singer has cooperated with a number of famous artists. Therefore, he was featured on such hits as:

  • “Sexy Mama” – ft Iyanya;
  • “Girl” – ft Bracket;
  • “Bad Girl” – ft Jesse Jagz;
  • “Fine Lady” – ft Lynxxx;
  •  “Slow Down” – ft R2Bees;
  • “Pull Over” –ft KCee

Brymo – Olawale Ashimi

This well-known Nigerian songwriter was born on 9th of May, 1986.  His musical career started when he was a thirteen years old schoolboy. In 2010, he signed a record contract with Chocolate City.

In 2007, Brymo`s initial studio album was released under the name Brymstone. It took his devoted fans another five years to wait for the next album TheSonOfaKapenta that appeared in 2012.

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Famous singer Brymo

The third collection of his best songs was released in 2012. It is called Merchants, Dealers & Slaves. It was highly praised by both fans and the severest musical critics. On 9th of May 2016 Brymo released his 5th album – Klĭtôrĭs. It consists of eleven tracks.

D’banj – Oladapo Oyebanjo

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo was born on 9th of June, 1981. Everybody in Africa knows this marvelous singer as D’banj. He is one of the best Nigerian songwriters, singers, and entrepreneur. Oladapo also plays harmonica professionally.

D'banj a Nigerian singer

D’banj started to sing at the age of nine. At the moment the musician has already won more than a few music awards, counting such as:

  • 2007 – The Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music awards;
  • 2009 – Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa awards;
  • 2011 – The Best International Act awards;
  • 2014 – The Best-selling African Artist at World Music awards;
  • 2015 – Evolution award at MTV Africa awards.

D’banj is now recognized globally for his astonishing summer hit “Oliver Twist”. In 2011, this song actually was at the very top of all African charts. In 2012, Oladapo Oyebanjo reached #2 in top-10 hits of the United Kingdom R&B chart.

In spring 2016, T.I.N Magazine has placed D’banj on the first place among the richest Nigerian solo singers.

Waje – Aituaje Iruobe

Aituaje Iruobe was born on the first of September, 1980. In 2007 she started to sing. The girl chose the name Waje as her stage surname. She is the only young singer in Nigeria with vocal range covering three octaves. Waje took part in the remake of P-Square’s “Omoge Mi”. She also has mutual projects with M.I’s (One Naira”) and Banky W’s (“Thief My Kele”).

Famous singer Waje

Are there any other young Nigerian singers?

Of course, there are many of them. We just give you a short list of the most celebrated and successful ones. But Nigerian music industry is full of prominent young performers who are just starting their way to the Musical Olympus.

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