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EDITORIAL: Osun State Fast Rising Artists To Watch Out For – Oyetunji Ridwan
April 12, 2019
Osun State Fast Rising Artists To Watch Out For, Osun is a state where raw talents are also found in the Entertainment world, the state has produced top entertainers who has proven their worth in the Industry the likes of DMW boss, Davido, Mayorkun, Fatai Rolling Dollar, W4, Dekunle Fuji (Mo Like Jesu Gan crooner), Orlando Owo, Ojo Ade, Babatunde Olusegun Adewale aka Modenine, etc.
Nigeria’s fast growing entertainment blog, Gbextra decide to compile a list of outstanding talents who have done great for themselves by paving ways into the heart of music lovers in and out of Osun state.
The list is carefully selected based on their talents, versatility, hit songs, recognitions and whole lot of research.
Rap Prince “Phenomenon” an extraordinary rapper/songwriter signed under the imprint of “Damex Records” is lyrically known for thrilling his fans and Hip Hop lovers with his creative style of rap pattern and unique freestyles.
His 2017 debut hit single “Juice (Cover)” paved the way for him in the industry. 2018 was indeed a great year for this talented rapper, Rap Prince (Phenomenon) after his record “O Palash” got massive trends, This rapper has been making his name known in the industry with amazing live performances with top notch artists; Zlatan, Danny S, Skiibii etc.
Notable Songs: Ese Baba, O Palash, Juice.
Mr Shawama is one of Osun raving singer, Olamilekan Agboola popularly known as “Olamilekan” has been consistent and known with numerous hit songs.
The street ambassador pave his way into the music industry after his single “Tana Wole” which features Osun Next Rated and Featured Artist Award Winner (2014), Mr. Carlos got massive airplays in 2015. “Tana Wole” became a street anthem as “Olamilekan” emerge Next Rated Award winner of Osun Music Award (O.M.A) 2015.
Ever since, raving street act, Olamilekan has been creating waves in the state by dishing out another street anthems “Meje Meje” featuring Small Doctor (Omo Iya Teacher himself) to spice up the vibe. Follow up with his recent hit single “Ijo Ope” still making massive trends.
Notable songs: Boomber, Telemi, Tana Wole, Ijo Ope, Meje Meje, Mama Mi.
Omotosho Lawrence Oluwasheun well known as “Lawrenzo” aka Kalakuta Boi is an outstanding artist/songwriter with his own style of music, sound and lyrics, this talented sensational singer is categorize as Osun finest singer who has vehemently striving towards greatness.
After the release of his 2018 debut single “Hustle” which was accepted by many, His hit single “Aminatu Papapa” made an amazing uplifting for his brand as the song was ranked top on charts in the state.
Notable Songs: Leg Work, Soshi (Freestyle), Hustle, Aminatu Papapa.
Jhay B aka Queen of The Mic (QTM) has always put her best when it comes to Music. Jhay B who broke into the industry with her debut song “Beat Mode” featuring Osun versatile rapper, Rap Prince “Phenomenon”.
Her debut got massive acceptance after released and also top charts for long, Her recent single “Epistle” is still trending massively as we’re anticipating the visuals soonest.
She emerge the winner as Osun State Next Rated Artistes 2018. Jhay B has shared same stage with top notch artists in the industry likes of DMW boss, Davido, Zlatan and others putting out an incredible performance that wowed music lovers, She didnt let her passion for music kept her way from education as she’s currently a student of Osun State University, Anatomy department.
Notable Songs: Beast Mode, Epistle, Small Girl Big God, Mujojo.
Marley Miles (Miles2DWorld) is one of osun fresh talent with so much versatility, an artist who’s very passionate about music and also knows how to deliver good vibes blending it with good rap flows. Marley Miles “Able God (Refix) was a hit in 2018, the record got massive downloads on blogs.
2018 was also a great year for Olagunju Yusuff Popularly called “Marley Miles” as the fast rising act banged an award as “Artist Of The Year in Kwara” where he’s schooling, Dishing out mind blowing songs and freestyles. Marley Miles “Pray for Grace” gave his brand two steps ahead as the single went viral, making it a street anthem for hustlers.
The Rapper/Singer have been constantly proving his talent by shoting down shows in the state and beyond, expect something unique from this act as he’s set to drop another banger titled “Window” featuring Oriyomi x Rapkido.
Notable Songs: Turn Up, Owo Yahoo, Able God, O.Y.O (Own Your Own), Pray For Grace, Ololufe, Nov. 20 (Freestyle).
FrankZeewy is another versatile artist who’s signed under the imprints of Sequel Records, the talented rapper is known for his creativity and consistency. His recent single “Case” has got so much acceptance in and beyond the state, Case which happens to be a cover originally owned by Nigeria’s star singer, Teni “Makanaki”.
FrankZeewy extraordinary live performance made former Five star music act and Sensema crooner, Skibii grant him a free collaboration. and winning the best rapper in a rap battle challenge also boost his credibility, he has shared same stage with top stars, Davido, Oladips, Chinko Ekun, Skibii etc.
Notable songs: Rise Above The Cancer, Fvck You Cover, Money, Case (Cover), Ja Joro, Gbefun.
Oriyomi Iscoming (Biggy Man) a creative rapper who’s known for making hit songs and creating a unique sound out of any genre, Yes, like other fast rising acts, Oriyomi got massive recognitions after his successful hit single “Iscoming” broke records with huge acceptance in 2018.
Oriyomi won Osun Best Rapper of The Year 2018, and has been the most consistent and featured artists ever since the award. His debut single “Biggy Man” also became a success in early 2018. His recent single “Need To Know” is still trending massively, Oriyomi creating a great platform for his brand as we hope to record a great success soon.
Notable Songs: Biggy Man, Mujojo, Gbe Lappy, Iscoming, Need To Know.
Real K is another Osun fresh talent who has been pushing his sound and brand beyond the state teaming up with Raving and profound acts in the industry.
The Omo-Oba Music Empire frontliner, Real K also pave his way after the released of his two tracks “Codeine Level” featuring the young energetic Artiste “Destiny boy” and “Loaded” featuring Ege (Dribble) crooner, Danny S” was widely accepted in the state and beyond.
His recent single “Owo” (Money) where he join forces with raving act, Yung Effizy, Real K has been proven his worth in the game with his amazing performances at shows.
Notable songs: Owo (Money), Loaded, Codeine Level, La Vida Loca.
Olakunle Omotosho is a Nigerian Music Star and the Founder of Bold Hitz Nation (B.H.N) well known as Holly G “Alaya” has always been on top of his game, creating a platform for young talents to benefit from his brand.
After winning the “Best Record Label Of The Year” From CityAward, Osun State Chapter, Bold Hitz Nation honcho, Holly G is Osun versatile street ambassador, He broke into the scene with his hit single “Pinging” back in 2014 getting more mainstream.
Holly G (Alaya) recent record “Ise Miami” was a huge success in 2018 after the successful release, the song got massive acceptance from music audience. Bold Hitz Nation has talented act, Flezy Dee and Miz Gaga signed under the imprint.
Notable Songs: Pinging, Bokoboko, Sabi Person, Ise Miami.
Oluwalonikontrol Ent talented artist, Papiwizzy is one of osun top artists who have been serving his fans numerous hit tunes ever since he broke into the music industry.
His recently released hit single “Sapon” which features Top Artists in the industry, the likes of Ace singer, Terry G, DMW’s act Yonda and Aquila Records rap star, Baseone.
PapiWizzy is a multi-talented performing artiste, instrumentalist and a producer. He was signed under Saljid Records, label owned by Dublin, Ireland Based Nigerian. Where he shares his single “Ponmo” at the middle 2018 which also went viral. He also won “Promising Alternative Artist Of The Year” at Fem Achievers Awards.
Notable songs: Ponmo, Sapon, Sapon (Remix), Leg Work, Bless Me, Kontrol Boyz, Hold Me Tight.
Other Notable Artists in Osun State: Rapkido, Akoredey Bam, 240, Fash Prince, Thobias, Kidroll, Psy, Pablo Billz, Flykid, Mr. Carlos, Opaino, Teelogen, PsalmKesh, Hizzy Ghizzle, Kiel Tee, Flezzy Dee, Miz Gaga, Rap Prince (D Boss), Dollypizle, Destiny Marley, Afrika, Ayobami, Still Money and many more.