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Music producers and Nigerian artistes go hand in hand, one could say they are like 5&6. Hence the need to reveal some Nigerian musicians who made better music with their former producers.

Some musicians have gotten away with leaving producers who brought them to limelight. They made magic with new producers.Some examples are, Davido and Shizzi, Wizkid and Samklef, Olamide and Pheelz. These artistes have created bigger hits with new producers. Worthy of note is that, they never fell out with their first producers, the only exception being Wizkid and Samklef.

Don’t get me wrong, they still produce great music, even internationally acclaimed (Burna Boy, Timaya, Wande Coal), but there is something missing.That magic touch only a producer who knows them can give.

Here is a list of 5 top Nigerian musicians who made better music with their first known producers:-

1. Iyanya and D’Tunes

Iyanya redefined the tempo of Nigerian music with the fast paced smash hit, ‘Kukere’. However, behind the scene was a little known producer at the time, D’Tunes.Who can forget the phrase ”It’s D Tunes Again o” in almost all Iyanya’s tracks from the Desire Album. With success came, issues came along then Iyanya and D’Tunes parted ways.

2. Burna Boy and Leriq

If Iyanya increased the tempo of Nigerian music, Burna Boy slowed things down. This ‘bad boy’ proved we could still party to slow music. His vibe was a breathe of fresh air.His style is unique, his songs made you want to just breeze through life. Captivating our hearts with smash hit like: “Like To Party”, we also fell in love with Leriq, the producer responsible for this new wave.

He has gone on to release banging hits like the critically acclaimed ‘Ye’,and recently dropped the ‘Fela like’ kinda song, ‘Gbona’, however, we miss that chill, cool vibe Leriq brings.

3. Donjazzy and Dbanj

Dbanj is probably still the biggest entertainer in Nigeria. He owns the stage when it comes to music. However, Donjazzy was the major force behind this. Donjazzy understood Dbanj’s sound.So, its high time, they got back to the studio. We yearn to hear the words ”It’s Don Jazzy Again!

4. 9ice and ID Cabasa

‘I go win Grammy‘..Who can forget that pledge by 9ice? 9ice was a strong contender to possibly bring Nigeria’s first Grammy home. But, since he fell out with ID Cabasa, 9ice’s musical career went downhill. And despite having access to other amazing producers, he has not replicated the magic ID Cabasa created with him.

5. Timaya and K-Solo

Timaya burst into the scene with ”Dem mama” and took the Nigerian music scene by surprise. He was even surprised by the success of his first album with K Solo as the producer. Ever since there separation Timaya's songs hasn't had that spice. It is time for these two to bury the hatchet and get back in the studio.

Do You Miss Any Of These Producers Collaborating With Their Artistes.


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