2018 was indeed a great year for lovers and supporters of good music in Nigeria as our artists fed us with so many good songs in the year 2018.
As we look forward to better songs this year, let us take some time to reflect on the top ten music collaboration in 2018. Collaboration is a vital activity for growth in music as this brings together two or more artists, sometimes from different genres and this can help in promoting the song and the singers across the fan base of the other artists involved in the song.
So here is Natirovibe list for the top ten music collaboration in Nigeria for 2018
(1) Soco – Starboy ft. Wizkid, Ceeza Milli, Terri, Spotless
Soco was that song that made everyone lose their home training on the dance-floor and the party haven’t started yet if the DJ has not played Soco. The single by the Starboy records was produced by Northboi and featured Wizkid, Ceeza Milli, Spotless and Terri who made his record label debut on the song.
In July last year, the song was listed among the most searched keywords on Google in Nigeria and the music video which was directed by Clarence Peters currently has about 35 million views on YouTube.
(2) One Ticket – Kizz Daniel & Davido
After exiting his first record label, G-Worldwide entertainment, Kizz Daniel was free to collaborate with other artists. The first artist he featured was Wizkid on his song “For You” but it wasn’t commercially successful as expected. While he was gearing up for the release of his sophomore album “No Bad Songz”, he released the song “One Ticket” featuring Davido off the album and the song was an instant hit.
The gold-digger-shunning single was produced by Major Bangz and the music video was directed by Ovie Etseyatse. Watch the music video Here!
(3) Fake Love – Starboy ft. Wizkid & Duncan Mighty
No doubt, this collaboration resuscitated Duncan Mighty’s career and he even admitted that in an interview with Net TV, Watch the full interview HERE!. After the collaboration, Duncan Mighty was on a roll and was the most sought-after artist as the collaboration request kept on pouring in.
The song was produced by Killertunes and the music video was directed by Clarence Peters.
(4) Able God – Chinko Ekun ft. Zlatan & Lil Kesh
After signing to YBNL Nation for 2 years, Chinko Ekun was unable to deliver a hit single even after his departure from YBNL and joining Dek-Niyor Entertainment he was still not able to deliver a proper hit song until he released “Able God” which featured Lil Kesh and Zlatan.
The prayerful song has become an anthem for hustlers in the country and it was produced by Rexxie, mixed and mastered by Spyritmyx while the music video was directed by WalinteenPro. Watch the music video Here!
(5) Amaka – 2Baba ft. Peruzzi
After about 24 years in the music industry with so many hit records to his name, 2Baba still proved to us that he is still capable and that he is far from done as he continues delivering more hit songs.
On the single “Amaka”, 2Baba teamed up with DMW’s singer and songwriter Peruzzi. On the Speroach produced song, the singers expressed their disappointment in the lady they were trying to woo. The song was produced by Speroach Beatz and the music video was directed by Unlimited L.A.
(6) Lova Lova – Tiwa Savage ft. Duncan Mighty
After the release of fake love by Starboy ft. Wizkid & Duncan Mighty, Duncan Mighty worked with many other artists but none of them was able to foster any hit record with the Port-Harcourt first son until Tiwa Savage came through.
The song by the Mavin records/323 Entertainment singer Tiwa Savage was produced by Spellz and the music video was directed by Clarence Peters. Watch the music video Here.
(7) Nowo – DJ Spinall ft. Wizkid
Wizkid was indeed the king of collaboration in 2018. The Starboy had only two singles (Fever and Master Groove) of his own in 2018 but he had a lot of hit singles as a result of collaborations and one of those hits include “Nowo” by DJ Spinall featuring Wizkid.
The song was produced by The CAP Music record producer – Killertunes and the official music video was directed by Director Q.
(8) Mind – DMW ft. Davido, Mayorkun, Dremo & Peruzzi
The DMW label went in hard on this one as the label enlisted all its act (excluding Yonda) on the song. The song featured Davido, Mayorkun, Dremo and Peruzzi and it was produced by the label’s in-house producer Fresh VDM, mixed and mastered by Tee-Y mix and the official music video was directed by Director Q.
(9) Kana – Olamide & Wizkid
The last time Olamide and Wizkid worked together on a song was in 2010 when Olamide featured Wizkid on “Omo To Shan” which was a hit record back in the day. Eight years later they teamed up again on “Kana” and once again they didn’t leave the fans disappointed. The song was produced by Mut4y and the music video was directed by Sesan.
(10) Sensima – Skiibii ft. Reekado Banks
These two always create magic whenever they link up. The last time they worked together was on “London” a song by Skiibii featuring Reekado Banks, a song which was a hit as at the time of its release and just as expected they also delivered on the single Sensima. The song was produced by Tuzi and the music video was directed by DK. Stream the official music video here!