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As we usher in 2024, it’s not just a new year but also a milestone for some of Nigeria’s most iconic music tracks. A decade ago, in 2014, these songs burst onto the scene, leaving an indelible mark on the country’s music landscape.

Let’s take a nostalgic trip down memory lane as we celebrate the enduring impact of 10 timeless tracks that defined 2014.

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“Dorobucci” by The Mavins:

Kicking off the list is the infectious hit “Dorobucci” by The Mavins, a musical collective featuring Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, and more.

This anthem of success and affluence took the nation by storm, becoming an instant classic and solidifying The Mavins’ status as trailblazers in the industry.

“Aye” by Davido:

Davido’s “Aye” remains an evergreen love ballad that struck a chord with audiences across the continent. The captivating visuals, coupled with Davido’s soulful delivery, ensured that “Aye” transcended its time of release, maintaining its relevance even ten years later.

“Surulere” by Dr. Sid ft. Don Jazzy:

Dr. Sid and Don Jazzy teamed up to deliver the reflective and motivational “Surulere.” With its poignant lyrics and melodic beats, the song became an anthem for those striving for success against all odds, resonating with listeners on a personal level.

“Woju” by Kiss Daniel:

Kiss Daniel burst onto the scene with the infectious “Woju,” a track that showcased his distinct voice and knack for crafting catchy tunes. The song’s universal theme of love and romance made it a staple at parties and weddings, ensuring its enduring popularity.

“Ojuelegba” by Wizkid:

Wizkid’s “Ojuelegba” was a game-changer, demonstrating the artist’s evolution and ability to seamlessly fuse Afrobeat with contemporary sounds. This anthem of resilience and hometown pride not only captivated Nigerians but also garnered international acclaim, elevating Wizkid to global stardom.

“Shoki” by Lil Kesh:

Lil Kesh’s “Shoki” introduced a dance craze that swept across the nation. The song’s energetic beats and catchy lyrics made it a staple in clubs and street corners, solidifying Lil Kesh’s reputation as a trendsetter in the Nigerian music scene.

“Gallardo” by Runtown ft. Davido:

Runtown and Davido’s collaboration on “Gallardo” showcased the perfect synergy between two musical powerhouses. The track’s fusion of Afrobeat and dancehall elements contributed to its timeless appeal, making it a go-to track for music enthusiasts.

“Godwin” by Korede Bello:

Korede Bello’s “Godwin” was more than just a catchy tune; it was a cultural phenomenon. The song’s positive message and infectious melody resonated with audiences of all ages, earning it a permanent place in the hearts of music lovers.

“Orente” by Adekunle Gold:

Adekunle Gold’s “Orente” stood out with its soulful blend of highlife and contemporary sounds. The song’s poetic lyrics and Adekunle’s soul-stirring vocals cemented its status as a love anthem, creating a lasting impact on the Nigerian music scene.

“Reggae Blues” by Harrysong ft. Olamide, Kcee, Iyanya, Orezi:

Closing our musical journey is the collaborative masterpiece “Reggae Blues.” With an ensemble cast of talented artists, the song seamlessly blended reggae and Afrobeat influences, providing a perfect soundtrack for moments of celebration and joy.

As we celebrate the tenth anniversary of these remarkable Nigerian songs from 2014, it’s evident that their impact transcends time. These tracks not only defined an era but also laid the foundation for the diverse and globally acclaimed Nigerian music industry we know today

 

Somto is an Entertainment Reporter with a passion for uncovering the latest stories in the world of entertainment. As a dedicated journalist, Somto delivers in-depth reporting, exclusive interviews, and breaking news coverage.

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Somto is an Entertainment Reporter with a passion for uncovering the latest stories in the world of entertainment. As a dedicated journalist, Somto delivers in-depth reporting, exclusive interviews, and breaking news coverage.

She covers a wide range of topics, from celebrity interviews to industry trends and film reviews.

As an Entertainment Reporter for Prime Business Africa, She continues to provide comprehensive and insightful coverage of the entertainment industry, offering readers an insider's perspective on the latest developments and trends. She is a trusted source for breaking news, exclusive interviews, and thought-provoking analyses.

Somto is dedicated to providing valuable information and entertainment to her audience while upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

Follow Somto on social media:

LinkedIn: Somtochukwu Bisina

#EntertainmentReporter #MediaProfessional #Journalism


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