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Afrobeats: Wizkid Songs You should Listen To

by John Anusie
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Wizkid is another fine voice in Nigeria’s afrobeat universe and one that resonates globally. Described as the hottest pop star in Africa by Vogue Magazine in 2018, the songster hasn’t given anyone reasons to doubt the verdict.

So far this year, he has quietly “sidelined” himself, not having released anything. He has songs in the works which should be out soon, though. How soon no one can say right now.

However, he already has a splendid body of work. Below we bring you some of his songs you should listen to. In no particular order, these songs include:

Ojuelegba

Ojuelegba” is one of the tracks off Wizkid‘s sophomore album and one that has been described as an evergreen.

Produced by Legendury BeatzOjuelegba” tells the Wizkid story – that of a poor kid who discovered music at a young age, set up a band, called the Glorious Five, with his siblings and leaped rapidly to the top in Nigeria’s music industry.

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Ojuelegba” topped the charts on release. A remix of the song was released later, featuring Drake and Skepta.

Source: Wizkid/ Instagram

Azonto

Released 2013, “Azonto” is one of the finest club charmers from Wizkid yet. The song introduces you to ambitious dance moves that you should relish for a long time.

Don’t Dull

Don’t Dull” was a 2010 banger from Wizkid and done of his vital numbers, especially for those looking for liberating lyrics and a good time. There’s no dulling with this one, and you’re going to relish ever moment with it.

Final (Baba Nla)

Produced by Legendury Beatz and released in 2015, Final (Baba Nla)” is one song you just cannot get enough of. The beat is infectious.

Jaiye Jaiye

Jaiye Jaiye” is a collaborative single with Femi Kuti, son of the afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuto. Jaiye Jaiye” is an explosive number that brings together two of afrobeat’s major names. The song is one to be listened to over and over.

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And the list goes on and on, checkout the full list below:

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