Emerging Street Acts Tipped For Breakthrough in the new decade, to take over from the Topshots.
In no particular order,
Oniyide Azeez popularly Known as “Zinoleesky “ is no doubt a talented fast rising musicianship came into limelight after releasing freestyles on Instagram with his friend Lil Frosh. His unique voice got the attraction of social media, and since then he is waxing stronger and he is one of the most featured street musician in 2019 which earned him a contract with Marlian Music owned by Music Sensation, Naira Marley.
He is a very talented and hardworking musician, we hope 2020 he fully takes charge and maximizes his potentials.
2. Lil Frosh
Lil Frosh is a Nigerian Rapper, songwriter, singer and Performing Artiste. He is mostly known to rap in his native tongue, Yoruba.The Rapper came into limelight after releasing several freestyles on Instagram which got shared on other platforms which got the attention of Empawa Africa founded by Mr Eaziand he got his first official single and video “Firi Yahoo” featuring Small Doctor. He is signed to Aloma Music Worldwide [AMW] and affiliate of Davido Music Worldwide [DMW] in 2019 and has since dropped a single 50 Fifty which is doing well on the streets and in the clubs.
Before joining AMW/DMW he is a force to reckon with in the street and one of the most featured rappers. With the help of the label and the exposure he is getting from it, we hope in 2020 he takes over.
3. Picazo Rhap
Omogbolahan Sodiq Ilabode popularly known as Picazzo is an emerging Rapper, Singer and Songwriter signed to Senior Boys Record after parting ways with YBNL. He came to limelight and caught the attention of YBNL head huncho OLAMIDE with his freestyle on YBNL protege Chinko Ekun’s “Able God” which he shared on social media in 2018. Picazo is energetic, talented and lyrically endowed with his unique style of music and amazing vocal ability.
He dropped his official single “Pray For Me” in 2019 after his YBNL exit and it was a hit on the streets, with the backup of his current record label and good management we hope Picazo finally breaks into the big scene in 2020.
Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba a.k.a Mohbad is a Rapper, singer and songwriter recently signed to Marlian Music owned by Naira Marley. He is one of the most consistent artistes out of the streets in 2019 with a lot of features and and trended for most part of the year. His freestyles, flows and lines are certainly a street anthem whenever he jumps into the studio. He carved a niche for himself as an independent artiste by always creating music from trending topics on social media.
He is loved and appreciated on the street and has a fanbase already “BadLovers” and he is seen as the future of indigenous street music and rap. With his new signing we hope 2020 he delivers and break out fully .
5. Bode Blaq
Ogungbemi Olabode Stephen a.k.a Bode Blaq popularly called Blaqa Blaqa Blaqa was an Afro pop act, but he definitely is emerging on the streets with his new cache of songs. He is one of the most consistent artistes in 2019 releasing 9 official singles and 6 musical videos. He had a busy year releasing music and videos back to back.
His latest song “ O! Rebezuka” featuring Idowest and Trod is a blast on the streets and “Owo Mi Da” with Qdot is still banging in the clubs and on the streets. He is currently working on his mixtape “Isokuso Vol 1”. He is also an artist and a Msc holder from the Lagos Business School