2020 will go down in history as the year humanity was shut down completely in a way never before witnessed. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into uncertainty and continues to impact the economic, political and socio-cultural landscape.
Naija Afrobeats Top 20 are selected tracks by Bolaji Alonge, Eyes of a Lagos Boy, mixed by Deejay Bee Browne (brownehillradio.com) on Mixcloud for the delight of Afrobeats fans during this festive period and beyond.
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Music has filled the gap, keeping people entertained even in difficult times. Nigerian artists have shone through the darkness dropping some of their best hits ever. Observers and fans worldwide continue to witness the explosive growth of the Afrobeats musical genre, deeply rooted in Nigeria and taking the world by storm.
Burna Boy’s album Twice As Tall released last August has enjoyed global favorable reviews with a Grammy award nomination in the World Music Album category for the second year in a row. Niniola, owned the year in a big way, ‘Addicted’ is her signature soothing Afro-House style. Made In Lagos Album by Wizkid is raving hot and bursting international music charts, Davido’s creativity is in its own class, he showcased amazing collaborations – Ajebo Huslers ‘Barawo’, outstanding and became one of the protest songs during the #Endsars protests last October. Femi Kuti and son Made Kut dropping singles to their upcoming joint album, Legacy+, Olamide and his YBNL Nation are waxing strong. Tems and Omah Lay had it so glorious this year, they were arrested in Uganda for violating COVID-19 protocols during a show by the authoritie. Niniola, Cheque, Tiwa Savage, Adekunle Gold are all major stars of the Afrobeats galaxy.
Enjoy as you are dancing away 2020.
Olamide – Infinity ft Omah Lay
Cheque – Zoom
Fire Boy DML – Eli
Adekunle Gold, Nailah Blackman – AG Baby
Wizkid – Ginger Ft Burna Boy
Wizkid – No Stress
Patoranking – Abule
Omah Lay – Lo Lo
Tems – Damages
Olakira – Maserati ft Davido
Tiwa Savage – Koroba
Mayorkun – Betty Butter ft Davido
Ajebo Hustlers – Barawo
Niniola – Addicted
Tekno – Enjoy
Kizz Daniel – Ada
Burna Boy – Wonderful
Zlatan – Lagos Anthem
Olamide – Loading ft Bad Boy Tims
Femi Kuti – Pà Pá Pà