You know us here at TINAMAG.COM, we never joke with music, this time we thought we’d present you our list of the craziest and hottest Nigerian Beats of the last 10 years.
2009/2010 was a time a lot things changed in our industry so we picked some heavy and unique beats this industry have enjoyed these past years with their producers.
Thr ranking was made using the heavinees, the melody and instruments, sophistication of their arrangement, the influence they’ve had and how big the songs became.
15. Lynxxx: Fine Lady – Masterkraft
Of course this was going to make the list. Song released in 2012 Masterkraft has always been an heavy sound producer.. If you listen to this beat there’s no way you don’t go crazy.
14. Olamide: Goons Mi – Pheelz
We all can’t deny that Goons Mi beat is one of a kind, one of the most creative work in the Nigerian hip hop industry, maybe not too heavy but definitely different.
13. Reekado Banks: Oluwa Ni – Altims
Many of you may disagree with this but Oluwa Ni beat is definitely a unique one, released in 2016 and produced by Mavin’s Altims.
12. Sauce Kid ft. Davido – Carolina – Maleek Berry
Maleek Berry has been in the industry a while, song was released in 2011 it immediately became a favorite at every clubs across the country
11. AB Crazy: Rands And Nairas – Vybe Beatz
One of the hottest Nigerian hip hop tracks of all time.
This beat was not made by Nigerian Producer but a Nigerian rapper worked with producer to give us this sensational beat.
10. D prince: Give It To Me – Don Jazzy
Don Jazzy have always been a trend setter and changer, this beat was quite one of a kind and unexpected at the time of release in 2009. It is groovy spiritual.
9. Wizkid: Don’t Dull – Samklef
Samklef was the king of beats in Nigeria in Nigeria between 2010-2011. He created many hot beats and Don’t Beat can be said to be the best of them. Definitely unique and new school.
8. Olamide: Lagos Boys – Pheelz
Olamide has bounced on so many beats since his 2010 entry one of them is Pheelz’s beat Lagos Boys Beat.
With infusion of heavy drums and melodious rhythm pheelz made this one really unique.
7. Kiss Daniel: MAMA – Young John
An unexpected one from Kiss Daniel and Young John in 2016, the beat to this song was loved by many making the song the number one pop song of 2016. You would agree with this.
6. Tillaman: Koma Roll – Unknown Producer
Released in 2011, became a hit a year after, the song was quite the Anthem in the clubs between 2012-2013. Featuring Vector, song was produced by a producer we do not know but the beat definitely is one of heaviest beats we have had in the last 8 years.
5. Ice Prince: Oleku – Jesse Abaga
Once was the most remixed Nigerian song, Oleku was released in 2011, by rapper Ice Prince featuring Brymo.
The beat was said by many to be the selling point of the song.
4. Burna Boy: Like To Party – Leriq
One of the most unique Nigerian Beats of all time, Like to party launched Burna Boy and Leriq the producer into this music industry.
Like to party beat is one that would stand the test of time.
3. Dagrin: Pon Pon Pon – Sososick
Arguably the most brilliant Nigerian hip hop beat ever made. The song’s beat changed and revolutionized indegenious rap in Nigeria.
2. Dbanj: Oliver Twist – Don Jazzy
Don Jazzy changed a lot with the acceptance of Nigerian sounds in the western world with this beat. The term Afrobeats was coined after the song and beat gained so much traction in Europe.
1. Davido Dami Duro – Shizzi & Davido
The king of New school Davido came in with this sound and changed everything, song released in 2011, many have said this beat is a very spiritual one as it is still relevant till date.
This beat was ahead of its time. It’s arguably the most sophisticated, heavy, melodious and creative Nigerian beat ever made.
It was created by Shizzi and Davido himself.