There are no definitive rankings for all the songs that got released in January yet but we have no doubt 2016 is already promising year for music.
In no particular order, here are some of the best songs from last month.
Oluwa Ni – Reakado Banks
Mavins Starlet, Reakado Banks talks about his rise to fame amongst other graces he has enjoyed from God and his label on this song.
Bounce (feat. Reminisce) – Ola Dips
Edge records recently signed rapper Ola Dips. The rapper makes this debut release under the label featuring Reminisce.
Good Time – Wizkid’s version
Kiss Daniel’s original Good Time version was released last year. Wizkid decided to give the song a spin and the result was nothing short of brilliance. Give it a listen.
Kanayo – Eva Alordiah
Eva debuts this heavy hip-hop number last month featuring Phyno and Reminisce. There is no confirmation if this will be on her highly anticipated 1960 album, but we can’t rule it out.
De Be Cypher (feat. AT, Ozone, Eva, YCEE, Tesh Carter, Poe) – Seaon
This song packs heavy talents spitting sexy rhymes all the way through.
Play na Play (feat. Angelique Kidjo)- Omawunmi
Coming off her upcoming album, Play Na Play is a live recording which features 2-time Grammy winner, Angelique Kidjo
Ibile – Lil Kesh
Coming off the heels of his Next Rated Headies loss, Lil Kesh shys away from his poppy party starters as he returns to hip hop basics.
Take Kiss – Di’ja
Di’Ja opens the year with this poppy teen anthem.
Coded Thinz (feat. Phyno) – 2baba
2face has rebranded to become 2baba. This afro-pop number featuring vocals from Phyno is his first release under his new pseudonym.
Festival – Kahli Abdu
Despite the promotional controversy that surrounded the release of this single, Kahli Abdu’s Festival, is a tune that should be on your playlist.
Osinachi (feat. Davido) – Humblesmith
This Humblesmith remix features a Davido with some interesting things to say.
I Love Lagos – Olamide
Coasting on the popularity of his infamous leave trash for LAWMA, Olamide made this politically infleunced song and video about everyone’s favourite city.
For my people (feat. Sneak Bo) – Maleek Berry
Producer Maleek Berry features UK based rapper, Sneak Bo on this afro-pop number.
Emergency – D’banj
D’banj set himself up for a good year with this smash hit. He strips the instrumental to basics and features his always reliable harmonica.
Ikwusigo – J. Martins
J.Martins returns with this high-life infused house music effort.