Here Are 5 Nigeria Classic and EverGreen Songs
This article highlights five classic and evergreen Nigerian songs that have stood the test of time and continue to resonate with audiences across generations.
5 Nigeria Classic and EverGreen Songs
Onyeka Onwenu – One Love
Onyeka Onwenu, a legendary Nigerian singer, released the timeless song “One Love” in 1986.
This track promotes unity and love among Nigerians, emphasizing the importance of togetherness despite diversity. Onwenu’s soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics create a powerful anthem that remains relevant to this day.
Majek Fashek – So Long
Majek Fashek, a reggae icon, captivated audiences with his iconic hit “So Long.” Released in 1988, the song carries a message of hope and resilience, encouraging listeners to persevere through life’s challenges.
Fashek’s distinctive voice and powerful delivery make “So Long” an evergreen masterpiece.
2Baba (previously Tuface) – African Queen
Released in 2004, “African Queen” by 2Baba (formerly known as Tuface) became an instant sensation both within Nigeria and globally. This romantic ballad celebrates the beauty and essence of African women.
With its melodic tune and heartfelt lyrics, “African Queen” continues to be a beloved anthem for love and appreciation.
Olu Maintain – Yahooze
In 2007, Olu Maintain introduced the infectious track “Yahooze,” which swiftly became a nationwide hit. With its catchy rhythm and playful lyrics, the song quickly became a club favorite.
Although it courted controversy due to its association with online fraud, “Yahooze” undeniably left an indelible mark on the Nigerian music scene.
D’banj – Fall in Love
D’banj, a Nigerian music icon, released “Fall in Love” in 2008, showcasing his unique blend of Afrobeat and contemporary sounds.
This infectious track, with its catchy chorus and danceable rhythm, became an instant hit across Africa. “Fall in Love” remains a testament to D’banj’s ability to create timeless music.