Trending Now: 13 of the best music videos released in February 2016


Omini Knowest – Waje

Omini knowest was released in 2014 as Waje’s response to critics constantly questioning her music style and career choices. Thanks to Clarence Peters, she has released a stunning accompanying video which we are already tipping for best music video of the year. Read our full review here.

Emergency – D’banj

D’banj made a major comeback attempt early this year with the world premiere of his new single Emergency on the stage of the Glo-CAF awards. To improve the aesthetic of the song, D’banj has released crisp adjoining visuals that has been gaining major buzz since it’s release. Read our full review here.

 Melanin Girls – Økuntakinte

Ghanian Afro-EDM singer Økuntakinte is the newest artiste on the train of new wave African musicians. Using lush neo-expressionist art colours and electronic sounds, Melanin Girls tells the story of a man heartbroken by a dark skinned girl.

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Mary  – Seyi Shay

Off her highly underrated debut album, Seyi or Shay, Shay’s newest visuals accompany Mary; a tongue-in-cheek quasi-gospel psychedelic trap hip-hop ode to marijuana, also often known as Mary Jane.

Shakara – Ruby Gyang

After spending so many years as a back-up singer behind the scenes for M.I’s Loopy Records family, We will finally be seeing more of Ruby Gyang thanks to Loopy’s merger with Chocolate City. Shakara features alt rapper Ajebutter.

Kolewerk – Koker

After Koker made his splashy debut on the label’s compilation album, with Do Something, he automatically became the most watched name amongst the likes of label mates Milli and Dice Ailes. Kolewerk is the third single the singer has released since joining Chocolate City.

Machinery – Dice Ailes

Dice Ailes is another promising talent off Chocolate City’s Phase II with all the quips and smoothness that ensures him a spot on the Nigerian music frontiers. This  Machinery video is a re-fix of a prior released version shot by Dice Ailes in Canada.

VIDEO: Banky W – Made For You

Made For You – Banky W

At this point in Banky W’s career, he is just showing off his cinematography skills and we’re loving it. Made for You was shot in New York, co-starring actress Adesua Etomi.

Phase II – M.I Abaga

Featuring Loopy Records rapper, Moti Cakes and a sample from the hit TV series Breaking Bad, M.I’s Phase II is the perfect prelude to his Illegal Music 3 mixtape. It also serves as the perfect rap commercial to announce all the projects the label has lined up for the year.

Mungo Park – Korede Bello

Mavin starlet Korede Bello is everyone’s favourite high school class clown on Mungo Park. A light humour number about looking beyond our boundaries.

Wishlist (feat. Wande Coal) – Leriq

We have to commend whoever did research good enough to bring up a fantasy castle erected in the 70s to our screens. It’s like a big slap on the faces of artistes who have extended their reach into their pockets just to make the United Kingdom or States their choice music video locations. Read our review here.

All I Want is You (feat. Chidinma) – Banky W

Banky W boldly tackles inter-tribal relationships in Nigeria with this duet with Chidinma. The video features cameos from iconic entertainers Zack Orji and Onyeka Onwenu.

For Example  (feat. Stonebwoy) – Yung6ix

It is destination Ghana for Yung6ix with For example, featuring Ghanian dancehall singer Stonebwoy. The video shines the most when it effectively uses bright flashy colours and preppy dance moves.


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