Despite the world’s current troubles in the form of a pandemic, the lockdown period has been an amazing time for the music industry. Nigerian musicians have filled the scenes with new albums that have kept fans’ ears busy with heavy music content.
Here are some of the best albums at the moment you should totally listen to;
A Better Time by Davido
This was one of the most anticipated albums of the year. It was released on the 13th of November, 2020. The 17-tracklist album by Davido has been making waves on many social media and doing numbers on music platforms after its release. It features acts like; Mayourkun, Nicki Minaj, Sauti Sol, Lil baby, Nas, Ties Savage, C kay, Chris Brown, Terri, and Young Thug… to name a few.
Made In Lagos by Wizkid
This was another highly anticipated album that got fans questioning if wizkid was going to postpone it’s release again after doing so severally in the past and recently in solidarity with the #EndSars protests. This project currently doing madness to the charts, is his fourth studio album and was released on October 30, 2020. It features guest appearances from Skepta, Ella Mai, H.E.R., Projexx, Damian Marley, Burna Boy, Tems, Tay Iwar and Terri.
Carpe Diem by Olamide
This 12-track project is an album we’re currently bumping to. It features top Nigerian acts like likes of Fireboy DML, Phyno, Omah Lay, Peruzzi, Bad Boy Timz and Bella Shmurda. It was released on October 8, 2020.
Twice as Tall by Burna Boy
The African Giant keeps on raising the bars with the release of his fifth studio album, that amplifies his amazing and rich tone with a host of big-name guests on the album such as Sam Smith and legendary producer, Diddy. This is some intense listening, in the best way.
Original Copy by Cuppy
Cuppy used this album to prove that she deserves as a seat at the table and she is not asking you for it, but taking it. With all songs on the album entering the top 100 songs in Nigeria on the day of its release, the album sees guest appearances such as Rema, Efya, Stonebwoy, Teni, Ycee and Fireboy.
Afro-Pop Vol 1 by Adekunle Gold
At a point where Afrobeats is slowly centring its place into the music mainstream, Adekunle Gold’s third studio project places itself in top global music conversations. The 10-track album features a host of top acts like Patoranking, Tekno, Nailah Blackman… Safe to say, AG baby may have finally become our baby.