Happy October 1st Nigeria. In celebration of the Green-White-and-Green’s 59th birthday, We’ve gathered some proudly Nigerian songs to help you get into the patriot spirit. Hand picked by yours truly.
Check em out below.
I.g.h.o celebrates the ways and lifestyle of the average Nigerian hustler on the aptly titled 9ja Boyz. “You never sabi say na we dey run things”
Despite Nigeria’s sad state and lack of disdain from its leaders, korede Bello offers hope to millions of Nigerians because, there’s no place like home.
Nigeria is the best land. If you’re going to be hosting an independence day barbecue with friends and loved ones – “Gbao” by JJC and 419 Squad is the proudly Naija song you want blasting at astronomical levels. “We got 419 locked down.”
Sauce Kid’s “Omoge Wa Jo” is a quintessential Naija hip hop track that is sure to go well with hot Jollof Rice or Amala.
JJC have a few songs that proudly celebrates life in Nigeria. “Kilonshele,” which means whats happening? – is a must if you’re going to be throwing an independence day party or spending time on the beach.
Omo Naija is for the average Nigerian hip hop head that likes to walk around with a chip on their shoulder.
Igho is another Nigerian artist that unapologetically puts on for his home country. The south Africa based rapper brings along a few friends for his ode to Nigeria.
Eldee’s melodic and catchy hook makes Bigz’s “Omo Naija” a perfect outdoor bop for your October 1st festivities.
Listen to all our picks in the playlist below, and follow Creative Music on Audiomack.