The Nigerian music scene is now filled with thousands of rappers- the blown, the upcoming and the unknown. Most of these rappers in general, stick to just rap which they are sure they can do. They are probably afraid to explore singing so they don’t spoil the works of their hands. That’s why you see them hire singers to help with the hook of their rap songs- to play safe. However, there are 5 trending Nigerian rappers who are so talented they sing beautifully well too and most times, they do their own hook on their rap songs and also do non-rap songs.
Check out these 5 trending Nigerian rappers below.
It is no longer news that indigenous rap heavyweight Phyno is a great singer. At a point in his career, the producer cum artist was doing singing so much and well an envious fellow in the Nigerian music industry dissed him he wasn’t a rapper. The talented musician’s sophomore album, The Playmaker houses so many melodious Highlife songs you would wonder if his colleague was right. Jokes apart, he is so good at singing but that doesn’t take away his super rap skills. About a couple of weeks ago, he finally came through with the Deal With It album which houses many dope Highlife tunes like Ke Ife O which says a lot about his ability to sing well.
You and I need no soothsayer to tell us rave of the moment Zlatan Ibile, is multi-talented. The Zanku inventor wowed us all few months ago with the release of This Year where he unveiled to us he cannot only rap but only sing well. The versatile artiste’s most recent song, Bolanle, is another proof of his other good side.
Phyno’s kinsman and colleague Zoro. He has displayed his ability to sing beautifully on many of his songs including Nwunyem and banging Zoro to Hero.
Do I need to discuss Nigerian rapper Olamide’s singing abilities here? It seems to be common knowledge he is versatile. Well, for those who do not know, Olamide surprised his fans about five years ago when he did a love song titled Melo Melo that topped music charts for months. Few years after, Love No Go Die came out and again, it turned out to be another hit.
Davido Music Worldwide’s Dremo makes the list of 5 trending Nigerian rappers who sing well too. The talented artist has proven this on some of DMW‘s and his hit songs.