Top 5 hottest artistes in 2017 so far


The competition in the music industry is very stiff and with new acts and new genre popping up its gets stiffer, we passed the 1st half of the year and some artiste have done amazingly well while some not so much

Davido – it’s been a prosperous year for C. Ronaldo’s friend it’s safe to say he has topped every chart with back to back hits, “IF” and “FALL ON YOU”, the former (IF) which has gotten over 24 million views on Youtube since its February 17, 2017 release, is currently the number 1 choice song on some South African radio stations, the latter has been one off the most played song on Nigerian radio but he didn’t stop at that he also dropped “Pere” (featuring Rae Sremmurd , Young Thug ). His 30billion world tour which will touch major cities in europe, America and Africa.

Wizkid – it’s been a blessing upon blessing for daddy yo since signing a record deal with sony wizzy has been unstoppable. He dropped his much awaited album “sound from the other side”, the album made its first appearance at the number 107 spot on the Billboard ‘s Hot 200 chart while also ranking the 58th spot on Canadian albums chart, and number 5 on the HeatSeekers albums chart.
SFTOS, which features international music acts such as Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Drake, Ty Dolla $ign as well as Major Lazer could yet become the best project from an African artiste. And let’s not forget he dropped medicine which was an instant hit.

Mr eazi – what’s more impressive about this Nigerian Ghanaian music genius is the fact that he is yet to drop an album although ithe dropped a mixtape this year which has received massive air play. The 26yrs old has been probably the most featured artist in Nigeria he has made waves both local and abroad, which has seen him become the first African artiste to be on Apple music up next series.

Ycee – regarded as one of the best trap rapper in Nigeria YCee has been amazing so far this year he dropped his “First Wave EP” mixtape which has been massively received, one stand out track was juice which had so much sauce. It was a club banger no doubt, little wonder it gave davido “IF” a run for his money.

LAX – One of the most underrated talent in the industry, since dropping CARO with wizkid few years ago he hasn’t looked back and this year has witness him grow in leaps and bound,he dropped” RUN AWAY “which was massively received, much like his OLE track
OTHER NOTABLE ABSENTEE- Dremo, Poe, Niniola, Small doctor, Maleek berry kiss Daniel, Mayorkun

Seyi Shakespear'

Seyi Shakespear'

Writer, poet and social critic
Seyi Shakespear'

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