20 Rising Nigerian Artists With High Propensity Of Shining

October 5, 2020 0 Posted By TheCityCeleb

Not underplaying the fact that the recent pandemic has been a frenzy one which stalled a lot of activities with 90% fields affected globally which entertainment was and is still very much the affected area.

Nonetheless, Nigerian Music Industry experienced a little slow down in all parastatals and boom, there came the invasion of young stars with promising future to continue the legacy laid by the A-List artists.

This article list the Nigerian who have the high tendency of shinimg through this pandemic not in particular order.

Omah Lay

Omah Lay is a 23 years old Nigerian Afrobeat singer and songwriter. With his 5-track EP Get Layd garnering over 120 million streams, the KeyQaad front artist has proven that he’s qualified to be among the best rising star in the Nigerian Music Industry. Read More About Omah Lay

Candy Bleakz

Candy Bleakz, the self aclaimed Ladies Dragon is a 21 years old Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter signed under Chocolate City. The promising act has a single Kelegbe which is a street hop doing fine in the charts. Read More About Candy Bleakz

Kaptain Kush

Kaptain Kush is a fast rising Nigerian singer, songwriter and blogger. His recently dropped EP Love and Breakup (L.A.B) became immediate talk of top social networking platforms. The project also got top Nigerian National Newspapers commenting, one of the reasons his name is on this list. Read More About Kaptain Kush

Jaido P (Shopla)

Jaido P alias Shopla is another talented Nigerian rapper and songwriter to reckon with. His invasion came after being found around Davolee and the beef with Emini Kabex. Jaido P had a song with DJ Kaywise, MasterKraft and Davolee.

The joint that shot him to limelight is Tesinapot which Olamide fixed a verse on, a song which is topping charts and also gaining place in the MTVBase Top 10 Naija. Read More about Jaido P

Liya (Yes Liya)

Liya is a 21 years old fast rising Nigerian singer and songwriter who got signed to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW). With her recent single Be My Vibe already topping charts, and gaining ground couple with her deal with DMW, it verifies that she’s another name that won’t leave the lips of music lovers. Read More About Yes Liya


Laycon is a 26 years old Nigerian Reality TV Personality, rapper and songwriter. He gained recognition after becoming one of the favorites housemates in the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Season 5 Lockdown edition and also going ahead to emerge the winner of the prestigious TV Show.

He also has an EP Who’s Laycon? which is one of the most streamed in Nigeria. Read More About Laycon


Zinoleesky is a 25 years old Nigerian singer and songwriter signed to Marlian Music. He hit the limelight after releasing several freestyles using social media as the podium to reach out to his audience alongside Lil Frosh before being signed by Naira Marley. His single Mapariwo is a chart-topping song which had Mayorkun doing cover. Read More About Zinoleesky

C Blvck

C Blvck is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter coming straight out of Marlian Records. The talented artist already boost of two tracks Baby Kingsway featuring label boss Naira Marley and All The Best currently topping charts. Read More About C Blvck


Kokouda Chinedu Godwin professionally known as Gzone is a Nigerian (battle) rapper, songwriter and record producer. He has in so many event been counted among the best emcees out of African Battle Rap, he boost of several body of works such as A Rap For The Gods, Playing With Deep Facts (PDF) and others.

The Nigerian born Togolese talent is set to drop another project soon. Gzone has performed in several stages including the one that was hosted by Chocolate City. Read More About Gzone

Buju (BujuToYourEars)

Daniel Benson professionally known as Buju, also called Buju to your ears is a 22 years old Nigerian singer and songwriter from Akwa Ibom but lives in Lagos. He was recently signed by Burna Boy to Spaceship Records, with a remix to his song L’enu featuring Burna Boy being used to introduce him to the Entertainment Industry.

Since then, the talented act has been excelling in his field, he has an EP Buju to your Ears and has also worked with the likes of Zlatan Ibile and Ghost SDC. Read More About Buju

Alaye Proof

Alaye Proof is another talented Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter, he’s done pretty well in the mainstream couple with release of some body of works like the Ibile Factor, Pentecostal, Resurrection and others.

Alaye Proof is loved, he’s worked with the likes of Seriki, A-Q (Rapper) and others. He’s been classed as another revolutionary artist among his peeps. Read More About Alaye Proof


Mohbad is another talented and creative Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter who laces his lyrics mostly in Yoruba Lingual. The artist boost of songs like Koma Jensun featuring label boss Naira Marley and Overhype currently doing well in Nigerian charts. The Marlian Records act is another face in the Nigerian Music Industry that is expected to take it to another level. Read More About Mohbad

Lyrical Chef (L.C Gomba)

Lyrical Chef is a is a talented Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. A native of River State, the creative musician has worked himself into the map with amazing singles like Shakara and Ole. Read More About Lyrical Chef


Kabex is another talented Nigerian rapper and songwriter disturbing the Nigerian Music Industry socially. He has an EP project No Bad Rap (NBR) doing fine with the streams. His full invasion came after diss with Jaido P. Read More About Kabex

Ice Prince

Ice Prince at one point in time was one of Nigerian A-List rapper and songwriter after dropping songs like Oleku featuring Brymo, Superstar with others while he was still in Chocolate City, then he went off for a while and he had a little struggle at coming back that didn’t work out.

He left the label to start up his own label Super Cool Cats, with his recent release Make Up Your Mind featuring Tekno doing fine on Airplays, he deserves a place on this list. Read More About Ice Prince


Lyta is a 22 years old creative Nigerian singer and songwriter who was recently signed by Naira Marley to Marlian Records. The Kwara State indigene musician has dished out a track Hold Me Down which has garnered a whooping million views on YouTube. Read More About Lyta

Deinde (DMW)

Deinde is a 32 years old Nigerian singer and songwriter who just got signed by Davido to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW). From his past records such as MTN Project Fame and also being signed to DMW, Deinde is expected to make a difference in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry. Read More About Deinde


Superwozzy is a 22 years fast rising Nigerian rapper and songwriter born in Osun State, Nigeria. With his single Grateful featuring Barry Jhay already taking over the media spaces, it’s safe to give him a deserving entry on this list. Read More About Superwozzy

Jamo Pyper

Jamo Pyper is a 25 years old multi-talented Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter signed under Zanku Records by Zlatan Ibile. Aside his top notch releases, he’s also got a new trending street hop single If No Be You featuring Mayorkun which rocks space in the MTVBase Top 10 Naija Countdown. Read More About Jamo Pyper

Bella Shmurda

Bella Shmurda is a 23 years old Nigerian singer and songwriter signed by Oneword Global Records. The Oneword frontline act boost of a single already taking the air space Dangbana Orisa. Since his invasion with a single Vision 2020 which also had a remix with Olamide, the Nigerian talented singer has been seen not relenting. Read More About Bella Shmurda

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