Here’s a list of top 10 Most talented Nigerian Songwriters via Afrokonnect,
Making music involves a lot of parties and sometimes all we know about making music rises and falls on the artiste who finally lays his/her vocals on a beat.
Unfortunately, the songwriter does not readily come to mind,
In fact he/she is the last entity you think of in the chain of making music.
One of the most underrated process of making a song, is the art of songwriting.
Songwriting is both a talent and an art form in itself.
An artiste might have an exceptional vocal and singing ability but overall sucks at writing their own songs.
Some of the best musicians out there did not write their best songs.
For some artistes, they are both blessed with graceful songwriting skills and good vocals to back it up.
In this post, we hope to give credit to some of the finest new school songwriters doing the most in the music industry.
Their discography stacks a string of songs where they showed exceptional songwriting skills.
Who is the Most talented Nigerian Songwriters in 2022 ?
1. Johnny Drille
The Mavin Records artiste is a multi-talented musician.
Johnny can sing, play instruments, produce music and at large a fantastic songwriter.
The folklore singer has a nice discography of songs that he put in the work in terms of songwriting.
Some of his finest works are ‘Romeo & Juliet‘, ‘Wait For Me‘, ‘Count On Me‘ to mention a few.
Actually Johnny Drille has no bad songs to his name.
2. Adekunle Gold
Adekunle Kosoko popularly known as Adekunle Gold came into prominence for his song ‘Sade‘, a hearty remix of One Direction’s ‘Story Of My Life‘.
He excited further with tunes like ‘Orente‘, ‘Pick Up‘ and two solid albums to his name. His music has been surreal and his songwriting is nearly flawless.
The Afro-Urban singer has written a lot of songs behind the scenes, however, Davido gave him credits for co-writing a song on his ‘A Good Time‘ album.
Sadiq Onifade better known as WurlD is an American-Nigerian singer and songwriter.
The artiste who is signed to Universal Music Group ranks high among the finest songwriters in Nigeria.
He has worked with top American singers and music producer.
In March 2019, WurlD dropped critically acclaimed debut album ‘Love Is Contagious’.
He is also credited for co-writing Davido’s ‘Blow My Mind‘ featuring Chris Brown.
Most talented Nigerian Songwriters in 2022