Nigerian songs and videos were released between February 15 and 21.
Rappers Olamide, Phyno, and Iceprince were among the major stars who released musical works this week.
Jambo – Ice prince
Chocolate City artiste, Ice Prince, dropped his music video for his song, Jambo; the first one in 2014 from his critically acclaimed sophomore album, Fire Of Zamani, released in 2013. Shot in South Africa and directed by Sesan, Jambo features celebrities such as label-mate Victoria Kimani, Chopstix (who also produced the song), Wizkid, Da L.E.S & Lola Rae.
‘Don’t Leave Me’ – Mr 2kay feat Xcellent, Doray
Grafton Records act, Mr. 2Kay, released the video for ‘Don’t Leave Me’ featuring Xcellente and Doray. The video which was directed by Adasa Cookey of Squareball Films features appearances by comedians, Seyi Law and Funny Bone, and also boasts of a good story line.
Parcel – Phyno
Pent Hauz front-man and Igbo-lingo rap champion, Phyno, returned with the video for Parcel (A Big Nwa), directed by usual suspect, Clarence Peters.
Don’t Break My Heart – Cynthia Morgan
Rapper, Cynthia Morgan, tells a beautiful romantic story in the Clarence Peters-directed video for her 2013 single ‘Don’t Break My Heart’.
Kilon Wa- Dr. Sid
Mavin Records’ afro-pop singer, Dr Sid, video for Kilon Wa off his latest album Siduction features cameos by stylists Jeku and Ifeanyi Nwune and a special guest appearance by Papi Jay (official drummer to multi-award winning group P-Square. Kilon Wa was directed by Daniel Ugo, who also directed Dr Sid’s Surulere.
Superhuman – M.I Feat HHP
In celebration and recognition of the African Heroes fallen and Black History Month, Chocolate City presented MI Abaga’s Superhuman feat. HHP, off the rapper’s Illegal Music 2 mixtape. The video recalls the timeless message of struggle for liberation and freedom.
MI Abaga has spent the last few months writing and producing music, and will be releasing his third studio album this year.
Show Me Yuh Rozay (remix) – Ketch up ft Olamide, Phyno.
Uptown Music Group and 606 presents the official remix of Show Me Yuh Rozay by Ketch up; featuring Olamide, Phyno, and producer, EmmyACE, on the hook.
Ise yen- Sarz ft Reminisce
Producer, Sarz, features close friend and tag team buddy, Reminisce, aka Alaga Ibile on Ise Yen (Work). The song is released under Sarz’s new label, Trailblazer Entertainment.
Boogie Down – Saeon Ft Wizkid
Saeon’s Boogie Down features Wizkid and is produced by Maleek Berry.