Your weekly dose of some of the best new tunes in Nigeria.
The PGM Club brings you the latest songs from the Nigerian music scenes from Afrobeats to Afropop to the newest artists on the block. This week we talk about the latest song releases from Teni, Lady Donli, Tim Lyre and many more.
With tonnes of music pouring out from different parts of the continent every week, the Nigerian music scene is also bubbling with new records making their way to different playlists and music charts. From Teni who joins forces with Mayorkun, Ch’cco and Costa Titch to deliver a new banger to Lady Donli who brings listeners closer to her sophomore album with “Hello Lady,” you already know that your ears are about to be blessed with amazing tunes. As usual, we at The PGM Club have brought you some new songs you should check out.
TENI, MAYORKUN, Ch’cco & COSTA TITCH – “MAITAMA (GOING)”
After giving a stunning performance on the Colors show, Nigerian artist, Teni The Entertainer is back with a new tune titled “Maitama.” On the new track, she teams up with Mayorkun and South African artists, Ch’cco and Costa Titch to deliver an Amapiano hit titled after one of the most expensive and exclusive places in Nigeria. On the Jaysynth-produced track, the artists talk about living the soft life and chilling in Maitama, “I’m going somewhere Whether nah Istanbul abi nah Cape Town small time I enter Maitama whether nah Atlanta to collect my papers small time I enter Maitama.”
LOJAY FT. DJ MAPHORISA & KABZA DE SMALL – “CANADA”
For his latest offering, Lojay collaborates with South African veteran artists, DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small to deliver an Amapiano-inspired single tagged “Canada.” On this track, Lojay sings about giving his love interest all the luxury she wants and taking her to Canada. Lojay sings, “If your idi de wobble wobble o, girl, I spray the money double-double o/she only need a visa to Canada, Canada nada.” “Canada” is an addictive number and its stellar production will inspire listeners to hop on the dance floor.
AJEBUTTER22 ft. AJEBO HUSTLERS – “ENJOYMENT”
When it comes to releasing songs about living the good life, Nigerian artist, Ajebutter22 reigns supreme and “Enjoyment” is another great example. On this track, Ajebutter22 features the talented Port-Harcourt duo, Ajebo Hustlers and together they make sweet promises to their lovers. With “Enjoyment,” Ajebutter22 addresses the “Japa” wave and tells his lover to cast all her cares upon him “All she wanna do is japa all because of sapa, get her visa and ghost/bad from pillar to post.” When Piego sings, “Let me to your life, use enjoyment blind your eyes use enjoyment kill you tonight,” he doesn’t just utter these words, he is intentional about giving his love interest the best life.
Ajebutter22 and Knowledge flaunt their wealth and serenade their lovers with their cliché promises. With references to Nollywood veterans like Richard Mofe-Damijo and Pete Edochie, “Enjoyment” is every girl’s fantasy and it surely deserves a spot on your playlist.
LADY DONLI – “HELLO LADY”
Nigerian singer-songwriter Zainab Elizabeth Donli, popularly known as Lady Donli, has been in the music scene since 2010 and ever since then, she has continued to stamp her presence in Nigeria’s Alte scene. In anticipation of her sophomore album, “Pan African Rockstar,” Lady Donli has released a new song titled “Hello Lady.” On the new track, Lady Donli blows her horns and displays her bubbly personality. She sings, “I know I’m up to something so excited, so excited. My head is moving right my body set my fire.” One thing that stands out on this record is the infectious chorus “I’m just a big, bad girl for the record make a nigga say he love me every second. I’ll make you say hello lady, hello lady.”
TIM LYRE – “CONFESS”
Earlier this year, Nigerian singer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, Tim Lyre released his sophomore album “Worry<“ and followed it up with the deluxe version. Now, Tim is back with a new song titled “Confess,” in anticipation of his forthcoming EP “Masta,” slated for release next year. On his latest song, Tim Lyre gives a heartfelt confession. He wears his feeling on his sleeves and tells his love interest to put him first. Tim sings, “Tell me are you really gonna put me first? Or will you come first even if na love wey I wanna confess I can feel a trouble inna me conscience tell me are you really gonna put me first?” Tim also talks about the backstabbing nature of humans “Me know say anything you do dem go talk and when they see you going up to the top many people get to praying on your downfall,” and advocates for honesty amongst humans.
BIGFOOTINYOURFACE ft. LEX ASH – “FOLLOW THROUGH”
For his latest production, Bigfootinyourface collaborates with Lex Ash and together they offer “Follow Through.” On “Follow Through,” Lex Ash tries to define his relationship with his love interest. Nowadays, most people get into situationships without defining their relationships from the start. Trying to get clarity or define your relationships is not old-fashioned and saves you from heartaches. Lex sings, “Having to wait for you, can you reassure me? So, should I follow through? Should I follow through?”