8. Tiwa Savage – All Over
Mavin Record Queen Tiwa started the year with the release of All Over which was produced by BabyFresh and was quickly followed up with a smashing hot video shot in Miami, Florida and directed by Patrick Elis.
We hope to hear more from Tiwa Savage and see more of the result of signing a management deal with Jay Z’s Roc nation in 2018
7. Runtown – For Life
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In 2016, Runtown was pretty much considered the most underrated artiste in Nigeria as most people would not pay attention to his sounds after Gallado ft Davido off the 2015 Ghetto University album. Towards the end of 2016 he dropped a monster hit song “Mad Over You” which went viral like a wildfire and saw Runtown gaining the much needed attention in the music industry and also gained him some outstanding collaborations, Pain killer by Sarkodie ft Runtown and DJ Xclusive – Sexy Girls ft Runtown.
Following the same trend Runtown drops yet another banging song – For Life. produced by Krizbeatz
6. Niniola – Maradona
Afro-House Queen Niniola started the year with this outstanding song, a song that has easily surpassed all her previous songs ?. Maradona was produced by Sarz and it’s currently still topping charts.
5. Wizkid ft Drake – Come Closer
Wizkid has given us numerous number of songs this year, from Daddy Yo, Sweet Love and African Bad Gyal feat. Chris Brown amongst other leaked songs online, but none stands as tall as Come Closer featuring American Rapper Drake. The visual oozes of the beauties in African, it’s so unfortunately that drizzy did not make it to the video to add more spice, but still, the visual is one of the best out there.