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List of Nigerian Musicians


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Here you can see the wonderful collection of Musicians in Nigeria and also see their biographies.

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2face Idibia (Innocent Ugah Idibia) 9ice (Abolore Adegbola Akande)
2Face Idibia was born Innocent Ugah Idibia in Jos, Nigeria He hails from the Idoma ethnic group in the southern part of Benue State. Read more...

9ice grew up in a polygamous home of 5 wives, he dropped out from his Law course at the Lagos State University to concentrate on music... Read more...

 

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Asa (Bukola Elemide)
Asa is a Nigerian – French singer-songwriter and recording artist. She was born Bukola Elemide in Paris, France to Nigerian parents. She was two years old when her family returned to live in Nigeria…Read more...

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Banky W (Olubankole Wellington)

Mr. Bankole Wellington was born in the United States of America to Nigerian parents. He ushered in a new generation of young and vibrant artists through his Empire Mates Record Label Read more...

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Chidinma (Chidinma-Miss Ekile) Chief Stephen Osita Osadabe
chidinma Ekile emerged as the winner of project fame in 2010. Poplarly known as Miss Kedike after her song "Kedike" Read More...

Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe was an Igbo Nigerian Highlife musician. His career spanned over 40 years, and he is one of the most well known Igbo highlife musicians. Read More..

 

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D'Banj (Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo) Davido (David Adedeji Adeleke)
Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo (popularly known as D'banj, born June 9, 1980), is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and harmonica player. He has won several music awards including the awards for.. Read More.. David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian American recording artist, performer, record producer and co-owner of HKN Music Label. He is from...Read More..
 

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Don Jazzy ( Micheal Collins Ajereh) Dr Alban
Michael Collins Ajereh was born in Umuahia in Abia state, his family moved to Ajegunle city in Lagos state where he was raised, and graduated fromFederal Government College Lagos. Read More..
Alban Uzoma Nwapa (born August 26, 1957), known by his stage name Dr. Alban, is a Nigerian, Sweden-based musician and producer with his own record label dr-records...Read More...

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Fela Anikulapo Kuti Frank Edwards (Ugochukwu)
Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria into a middle-class family.His mother, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was a feminist activist in the anti-colonial movement and his...Read More.. Frank Edwards was born  on the 22nd july 1990 in the south-eastern part of Nigeria precisely Enugu state into a family of seven. His birth name is Frank...Read More...

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Jidenna (Jidenna Theodore Mobisson)
A fashion icon Jidenna’s rise to the music scene presents a singer/rapper with backgrounds in Nigeria and the United States of America. He arrived on the music scene in..Read More...

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Lagbaja

Lagbaja (born Bisade Ologunde in Lagos) is a Nigerian Afrobeat musician. Lagbaja is a Yoruba word that means "nobody in particular". It depicts the anonymity of the so-called “common man”. Read More...

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M.I (Jude Abaga)
Jude Abaga was born in Jos, Plateau State on October 4th 1981 to Pastor Chris G. Abaga head pastor of Chris Abaga Ministries, his mother is Mrs Lydia Abaga..Read More...

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Naeto C Nneka (Singer)
Naetochukwu Chikwe aka Naeto C was born 17 December 1982. He is a Nigerian rapper, Afrobeat artist and record producer. He was born in the United States and..Read More...

Nneka Lucia Egbuna (born 24 December 1980) is a Nigerian-German hip hop/soul singer and songwriter. She sings in both English and Igbo. She is the daughter of an Igbo..Read More... 

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Omawumi (Omawumi Megbele) Oritse Femi (Oritse Majemite Ekele)
Omawumi was born on the 13th of April, 1982 in Delta State to Chief Dr. Frank and Mrs. Aya Megbele. She rose to stardom in 2007 after becoming a runner-up..Read More....

Oritsefemi Majemite Ekele is a Nigerian Afro Hipop singer also known as the Musical Taliban. He came to the limelight with the release of a remake of Fela Anikulapo kuti’s..Read More...

 

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P-Square  Patoranking (Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie)
P-Square are a Nigerian R&B duo composed of identical twin brothers Peter and Paul Okoye.Their story began in St. Murumba secondary school, a small Catholic school in Jos, Nigeria.Read More...

Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie  more popularly known as Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter. Born 27 May 1990, Patoranking is from Ebonyi State, South-Eastern Nigeria. He comes..Read More...

 

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Phyno (Chibuzor Azubuike)

Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike (Phyno aka “The Playmaker”) is a Nigerian producer, song writer and artist. And a member of Pent House Records; an independent label. Known as the...Read More...

 

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Seal (Musician) Sunday Adeniyi a.k.a King Sunny Ade
Seal was born Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel on 19 February 1963 in Kilburn in North London, England to a Nigerian mother Adebisi Samuel and Brazilian father Francis Samuel. Read More...

King Sunny Adé (Sunday Adeniyi, born September 22, 1946) is a popular performer of Yoruba Nigerian Jùjú music and a pioneer of modern world music. He has been...Read More..

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Tiwa Savage (Tiwatope Savage Balogun)
Tiwa Savage is regarded as a true Nigerian diva, she came to the spotlight in the Nigerian music industry when she released her debut single ‘Kele Kele Love’ which..Read More...

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Wale (Rapper) Wizkid (Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun)
Wale Victor Folarin (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale (pronounced /wah-lay/), is an American rapper from Washington DC. Wale was..Read More...

 Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun a.k.a Wizkid is a talented singer, songwriter and performer. He kicked off his singing career at the early age of 11 when he recorded his first..Read More...

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Yemi Alade (Yemi Eberechi Alade)
Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afro-Pop singer, known as the Yoruba-Igbo girl owing to her dual heritage to both the Yoruba and Igbo ethnic groups of Nigeria. She..Read More...

 

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