Perfection has been the key to many genius projects which has even infused the qualities of its victims in consistency.
The Afrobeat forum has in recent years registered outstanding maestros who have bossed their profession with enchanting talents.
Lyricists are also not left out in this forum. They have been one of the pinnacles of the success of the Afrobeat genre. Good music speaks volumes and transpires to reality. No one has made it possible except the vast number of incredible lyricists in the Nigerian music firm.
This has also lured us to explore their status which we will disclose and discuss below
Here Are The Current Afrobeat Lyricists In Nigeria 2022
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu who is identified popularly as Burna Boy is currently recognised as one of the top 5 best lyricists in the Nigerian music firm.
He has proven his worth to emerge as a standout Afrobeat giant that has been bossing his category since he struck the limelight with his debut single “Like To Party”
Burna Boy has grown vast in his lyrical qualities to an extent that he has attracted global recognition and passionate fans who stream his songs every single day on every streaming platform.
Most of his songs interpret the reality of life and the awful side of the Nigerian government. He often sings about his life and experiences, unlike other Nigerian music stars who embrace women in their songs.
Adedamola Adefolahan who is popularly known by his stage name, Fireboy DML is another special talent in the Nigerian music firm that has grown vast in his songwriting qualities.
He has registered a rigid fan base and has toured his musical qualities across the world and one of the pinnacles of this success is the beauty of his lyrics.
He sings about love, his life status and pride. This has exposed him to the world to the extent that he attracted the likes of Ed Sheeran.
Fireboy became the first Nigerian musical youngster to dominate the UK music chart after the “Peru” remix featuring Ed Sherran earned that Mark.
Innocent Ujah Idibia who is better known by his stage name, 2Baba also is recognised as one of the best Afrobeat Lyricists of the current century.
For the last two decades, 2Baba has been a key role in soaring the beauty of Afrobeat via how his well-composed lyrics have toured his songs across the world.
He rose to fame after releasing his hit debut album ‘Face to Face’ which contained an enormous number of thrilling songs.
To date, 2 Face still deploys outstanding songwriting qualities to his songs. He sings about love and the intrinsic phase of life.
Stanley Omah Didia who is popularly known as Omah Lay is another prominent Nigerian Afrobeat Maestro who is embossed with an outstanding songwriting ability.
His fame spanked rapid following how he structures his lyrics and rhythms with perfections.
Omah Lay has gone miles with his songwriting abilities and has proven that in most of his songs.
Most of his songs transpire about love, his life struggles and the reality of life.