Female Fast Rising Artistes To Watch Out For In Nigeria. The Nigerian music industry is one of the biggest entertainment industry in Africa and the home of numerous talents striving to hit the limelight.
Nigeria’s fast growing entertainment platform, GbExtra decided to give an insight about the hardworking and talented female rising stars who are really doing well for themselves and brand.
The list is sorted base on their recognition, viral records, notable awards, versatility and massive acceptance among music lovers.
See the full list of Nigeria’s fast rising female artistes to watch out for in Nigeria:
13. Zara Queency:
Nigerian born-Italy based sensational singer, Zara Queency, is well known for her unique sound, melody and creativity.
The versatile singer, Zara pave way into the music scene few years back with her debut single titled “Money”. Doing it for the love of music and fun like she said, the talented singer shares another mind-blowing record “Move On” months ago which went viral and still receiving massive mainstream online.
“Move On” is a real life story that centers on fre-Enemies, Zara is one of Nigeria’s fast rising artiste that has been making waves in Italy and Nigeria with electrifying performances keeping her style of music known by many music lovers.
Notable Songs: Money, Move On etc.
12. Lil Cassie:
Fast rising singer, ‘Iheonunekwu Lilian’ better known as ‘Lil Cassie‘ is one sensational bold and beautiful rising star with an amazing swag and charisma to perform on any stage she finds herself.
The talented young songer who paved way into the music industry in 2014, with her debut single titled, ‘Iwotago.’ She later share an exceptional record “Nmanu” which went viral among music lovers and still trending massively.
Lil Cassie has been doing great underground by building her brand with good performances at shows, gaining massive recognition. She was born and raised in Abuja before relocating to Lagos to push her musical career, She hails from Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area in Imo State.
Notbale Songs: Number One, Nmanu, Money, Who’s Your Daddy etc.
Lagos-Born fast rising rapper, Oseni Bisola Victoria popularly known as “BRAYNEVIC” is one of Nigeria’s talented artist who has been keeping up with her pattern of music.
The Ekiti State University graduate, is known for her versatility and lyrical rap content her recently released “Mo ti lowo” which went viral among music lovers.
The creative rapper, BraynEvic has been consistent with her sound getting massive recognition in Lagos, her recent release single “Expression” has been receiving massive mainstream online.
Notable Songs: Mo Ti Lowo, Stay Your Zone, I Pay My Dues, Lately, Expression etc.
10. Elvis Snow:
Indigenous fast rising femcee, Elvisnow is one talented artist with so much creativity, the promising Make Up Artist, Model and influencer has over the years continued to impress music and entertainment lovers with outstanding performance.
The previously heard viral single “Chetem” got massive trends among music lovers after it released which earn her “Best Rap Single Female 2018” with amazing live performance which has enhance her brand.
The self-claimed “Ezege Big” has done wonderful for herself for both her music and modelling career, she won CCA Best Music Act 2017, She was among the top winners for Glo60Seconds online competition 2019, for her modeling career she won: Miss NASS 2018, Miss Fashion Anambra 2018 & Miss UNIZIK 2019.
Notable Songs: Money in the Bank, Follow Me Go, Chetem etc.
9. Jenizee Ujunwa:
Fast rising indigenous rapper, Okafor Ujunwa Jennifer also known as “Jenizee” has been proving her worth in the industry with numerous viral records.
2018 was indeed an amazing year for this versatile femcee as she bagged two nobable awards to crown her hardwork and effort, Jenizee won “Best Female Act of The Year” at NMCA & “Best Rapper of The Year” at Legend African Star Award.
Jenizee got massive acceptance after her previously released hit record “Ebenebe” featuring FunnyDawg went viral among music lovers and received positive feedback from fans. The Ebenebe Crooner Who Hails From Agba Village In Ekwulobia Town, Aguata Local Government Of Anambra State. Her upcoming project tagged “Jango” is anticipated to be a potential hit record.
Notable Songs: Love, Hapum, Ebelebe etc.
Her debut “Beast Mode” 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, Mujojo, Epistle, Small Girl Big God etc.
7. Jhina Wilson:
Jhina Wilson popularly known as Jhina is an indigenous fast rising female rapper, who started her musical journey in 2013,
A talented femcee who has done so much for herself, giving amazing performance at shows and live concerts, Jhina has worked with some big artists giving her brand a good recognition in the Southeast.
She left the music scene for two years due to some challenges, and bounce back in 2018 with (Persin Cover) which got her massive attention from music lovers after she got a repost from Ace Nigerian rapper, Erriga.
Her recent project is “Hustle up” has received positive reactions from fans and music lovers, backing it up with a colorful visual, The indigenous femcee is up and doing, according to her “She’s not in competition with anybody, She’s here to run her race as”, Many says she has a sparking resemblance with the indigenous female rapper Splash.
Notable Songs: Persin Cover, Hustle Up etc.
6. D’Girl Cypher:
Young and Talented femcee, D’Girl Cypher has proving to be one of Nigeria’s fast rising rapper who introduced herself into the music scene with her debut single “Based On Believe”.
“Based On Believe” gave her massive attention from music lovers the record also paved way for her to be featured in numerous songs and got the opportunity to be taught music production by renowned Nigeria music engineer DON DRAIN.
The Delta state-Born D’GIRL CYPHER is a brand ambassador for Delta Stae and Brain (AGBOR) A project organised by Nigeria’s veteran stand-up comedian, I Go Dye, also dished out a masterpiece trap record “UCHE FACE” which is still making waves.
Notable Songs: End Sarz, Akpor, Rebirth etc.
E’Town Records talented rapper, Okoye Onyinyechi Emmanuella popuily known as MECORN has been proving her worth in the industry ever since she paved way into the music scene.
Macorn is one of Nigeria’s talented fast rising artiste from the EAST who has dished out outstanding performance over the years her viral record “GUCCI” released 2019 received massive mainstream/airplays which also won “Most Played List Song Of The Year Award” at Legend Africa Star Awards (LASA).
The Indigenous femcee was among the four (4) rappers who won ZORO MBADA competition on IG, and got featured on the Remix alongside Paragon, Zez & Lio Steve.
Reacting to Why she join the “Mbada Competition” she said “Because I love everything about Zoro’s music, so I saw it as an opportunity for him to see my work”.
NOTABLE SONGS: Egwu Eji, I Want 2go Dea, Industry (Lil Wayne Mirror Cover), Hustlers Prayer, Gucci etc.
4. Candy Bleakz:
Rising Star Girl Akiode Blessing Mariam m better know as “Candy Bleakz” aka Ladies Dragon is a Nigeria Recording Artist, Songwriter and Performer.
The talented rapper started her Musical career 8years ago with her debut single titled “Blessing Sky” in 2013. But gained more acceptance after her viral record “Mafe” received massive mainstream. She’s signed Under the imprint of Street Billionaires alongside Nigeria’s fast rising rappers and street ambassadors, Mr Gbafun, Ijuwonlo, Lemon Adisa, Don.
Candy Bleakz got massive acceptance after her electrifying performance at Felabration in 2016 where She performed twice on the stage and eventually Won ‘Rap Battle’ tagged “Upcoming Artist of the Year” at the African Shrine. She also won “Lagos Got Talent” to prove her worth in the industry.
2019 is sure a successful year for this hardworking femcee as she stun music lovers with another mind-blowing tune titled “Owo Osu” featuring Nigeria’s rave of the moment, Zlatan and controversial rapper Naira Marley. “Owo Osu” which is still trending massively online has enhanced her brand as she back it up with a colorful visual. She recently pull out an outstanding performance at Naira Marley’s show in Ibadan.
Notable Songs: Mafe, Blessing Sky, Owo Osu etc.
Nigeria’s fast rising rapper, singer and lyricist, Obafemi Temitope Mercy well known as “Kidda” is one indigenous female rapper that has proven to be the one to reckon with when it comes to the rap business.
The Instagram sensational hardcore rapper introduced herself into the industry in 2013, but received massive acceptance after her freestyles on instagram went viral among music lovers in 2018.
Kidda is under the management of NEWEDGEMEDIA and has won “Best Entertainment Personality” at YABATECH People’s Choice Awards 2018 to crown her efforts, The Bold and beautiful, Kidda has two EP to her brand titled, ‘My Genesis’s & ‘The Next Big Thing’. Her recent single “Taaloje” featuring Aratiga has been receiving massive airplays on many renowned Radio Stations
Notable Songs: Iwo, Rock Eh, Bad, King Kong, Confession etc.
Talented fast rising indigenous rapper from the East, Okonkwo Patience Chikodili well known as “Paragon (aka Queen of the Mic Qtm)” is a performing artiste and songwriter who paved way into the music scene in 2014 and has been consistently doing good for her brand.
Paragon gain more musical attention after coming out 1st out of 4 talented indigenous rising rappers for Zoro’s Mbada Cover competition which was held on instagram and it’s judge base on the most likes which paragon got the highest instagram likes on the Music Cover.
2019 has been a wonderful year for this hardworking femcee, her recently heard record “Kpakpado” got massive acceptance followed by most recent single “Loving” which currently gaining massive mainstream.
Paragon won the “Fast Rising Female Artiste of The Year” at Nigerian Young Achievers Awards 2019, She won Glo60Seconds competition, She won “Best Female Rapper 2019” at 99.9 Family Love Fm and many more she has also shared the stage with Nigeria’s renowned Artists putting her an electrifying performance.
Notable songs: Loving, Kpakpando, Talk (Falz Cover) etc.
1. Lucy Q:
Nigerian fast rising star, Queenlucy Chidinma Eneh, professionally known as “Lucy Q” is a Singer, Rapper, Entertainer & Songwritter who has been in the industry for a while and has not stop giving music lovers the best of rap tunes.
Enugu State-Born talented rapper, Lucy Q is signed under the imprint of Small n Big Entertainment alongside: Stunna, Sugar Kay & Super K.O. The self acclaimed Queen of Igbo Rap paved into the music world after her cover to Young M.A’s “OOOUUU” received massive mainstream abd reactions from celebrities.
Lucy Q previously released project “Akwamozu” which is currently making waves, She got featured on Nigerian Ace Rapper, Illbliss (aka Oga Boss) “Chukwu Agozi” remix alongside with Terry Apala giving her a massive edge in the industry. She also give an amazing ground breaking performance at Star Trek held in Abuja.
She won SUG Entertainer of the year (2018), First Runner up Artiste (2016), Artiste of The Year In Her Department, Won the “Best Female Artiste/Entertainer On The International Women Award”, etc. She Has worked with the likes illBliss, Pepenazi, Terry Apala, Quincy, Kezyklef etc.
Notable Songs: Igbo, Bad Youth, Big Ballar, Pablo, Akwamozu etc.
Other Notable Fast Rising Female Artistes:
Mz Moren, Psy, Mo’Grace, Winnex, Nifer Peters, Debhie, Nez Castro, TenStar, Million Pillz, Sindysongs, Peak Henry, Presh Nayomi, Ruthy Jay, Ruby’D, Shadow, SandyBae, Queen Vivy, X-Splurge, Nikky Young, Vivick, BerryLyt, Blazy B, Lymo, Mhis Lyrisk, Mide Larry and many more.
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