Largely unfortunate events happened in 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic, the the alleged Lekki tollgate massacre, the banditry activities up North and many other ugly experiences, yet the Nigerian music industry blessed us with amazing music videos.
Through all the experience, there was music and videos, the latter particularly important as much of the world locked down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kemi Filani News brings to you 2020 Best Nigerian Music Videos;
Jowo by Davido
Davido featured seasoned Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo and BBNaija’s Nengi in the video. Watch below:
Tiwa Savage Dangerous Love:
Vibration by Fireboy
Rema x Rvssian – Beamer (Bad Boys)
Davido – 1 Milli
On the video for this song off Davido’s A Good Time, an outdoor wedding scene was evoked in beautiful colors and African-style designs. As it was in “Assurance,” Davido starred alongside fiancée Chioma Rowland, offering tender touches and warm gazes into each other’s eyes. It was directed by Priorgold Picture.
Burna Boy Odogwu
Adekunle Gold – Something Different
Adekunle Gold continued the run-up to his forthcoming project with “Something Different.” A glorious song of longing, the Moyo-directed video wears a similar hue and has been described as “simple yet bewitching with its use of complimentary colors and African garments.”
Yemi Alade – Shekere (feat. Angélique Kidjo)
The phenomenal Yemi Alade is one artist who dons her African identity like a badge of honor. On “Shekere” she features the legendary Beninese singer Angeliqué Kidjo –its vibrant video is directed by Ovie Etseyatse and casts Yemi Alade and Ms. Kidjo in extravagant looks. The dancers are not left out, fitted in colorful Ankaras and beads.
Tiwa Savage Koroba:
Naira Marley was born Azeez Fashola on May 9, 1994 in Agege, Lagos state.
He is a fast rising Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, street music sensation, stage performer and a recording artist.
Famously known as the president of his controversial fan base “Marlians”, he studied at Porlock Hall before attending Walworth School, where he obtained his General Certificate of Secondary Education.
Naira Marley later graduated with a distinction in business from Peckham Academy. He also studied business law at Crossways College now known as Christ the King Sixth Form College in London.
He is currently married to two women and has four children.
Naira Marley has released two albums so far....
A man Abdulkadir Segi,30 has reportedly been stabbed to death during a contention over the detonation of a banger around a mosque in Ilorin, Kwara State, while the Muslim congregational prayer was being observed on Christmas Eve.
According to reports, Abdulkadir was said to have been stabbed in the chest in the Ita-Nmo area of Ilorin by one Kehinde Oloka of Oke-Agodi area of the town.
The suspect who is presently on the run was repeatedly detonating bangers in front of the mosque to disturb Muslims worshipers, who were observing their Ishai evening prayer.
Abdulkadir, who was one of the worshippers in the mosque, was said to have come out to ask Oloka to move away from the place of worship and denote his bangers somewhere else.
Kehinde Oloka ran home, came back and attacked...
Dancing is a beautiful art that soothes the body and also serve as a form of exercise. Afro Beats dance is even more.
With the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic that caused uncertainty and understandably many are feeling worried about the current state of the world.
This has ushered into a rise in dance, as everyone is seeking fitness, stress relief, healing, and connection during moments like this. More than ever, we need to dance with the purpose to remind the world that tenderness still prevails.
West Africans have always had a culture of rhythms and moves, hence why the new breed of Afro-dancers on the ground in Ghana are burgeoning and blooming on the international scene with their dance moves through social media.