The music industry is undoubtedly the largest niche when it comes to entertainment and in this content we are going to talk about six popular Nigerian music producers who have done so well as singers.
Music producers mainly arranges compositions, runs recording sessions, and suggests changes to instrumentation, effects, and lyrics.
They are always being in the background helping artistes to realize the vision for their records. Below are Nigerian music producers that double as singers and performers.
Pheelz whose real name is Phillip Kayode Moses is a Nigerian record producer, singer and songwriter.
28-year-old Pheelz who hails from Lagos State, Nigeria has produced songs for several artistes that include, Olamide, Davido, Tiwa Savage, BNXN (Buju), Tiwa Savage, among others.
However, Pheelz over the past few years has shown that apart from being a producer, he is also a good singer. He has hit songs that include, Finesse featuring, BNXN, Electricity featuring Davido among others.
Young John born, John Saviours Udomboso is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, currently signed to Chocolate City Music.
Young John who is 27-year-old hails from Akwa-Ibom State but was born in Ibadan, Oyo-State. He has worked with several artistes that include, Davido, Olamide, Lil Kesh, Phyno, Wizkid among others.
Young John however has over the past few years has transitioned into a singer as he has managed to bless singers with hit songs that include, Normally, Dada remix featuring Davido, Xtra Cool, Astalavista with Zlatan Ibile among others.
Don Jazzy born, Michael Collins Ajereh is a household and highly marketable name in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
The 40-year-old Don Jazzy hails from Abia State Nigeria is a music producer and Talent manager. The co-founder of the defunct Mo’Hits Records has worked with uncountable number of singers that include, D’banj, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Davido, Burnaboy, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Olamide, Burnaboy, Rema, Iyanya among others.
As at the moment of filling this report, Don Jazzy, the CEO of Mavin Records worth $25 million (N11.5billion).
Some of the Don Jazzy songs with his signees include, Dorobucci, Overloading, Jantamata, Won Da Mo, Adaobi, Looku Looku among others.
Maleek Berry whose real name is Maleek Shoyebi, is a British-Nigerian record producer and recording artist.
The 35-year-old who is born in South-London, United Kingdom has worked with so many artistes both home and abroad that include, Davido, Wizkid, Wale, Runtown, Iyanya, Fusw ODG among others.
Maleek Berry who is now the CEO Berry’s room worth $3M has several hit songs to his name that include, Eko Miami, Kontrol, Bend it, Pon my mind, The matter, Love you, Sisi Maria, and so on.
Tekno who real name is Augustine Miles Kelechi Okechukwu is a Nigerian record producer, singer and song writer.
30-year-old Tekno who hails from Bauchi State, Nigeria has produced several songs with top Nigerian artistes that include, Davido, Ice Prince, Iyanya, Phyno, Flavour, Kizz Daniel, DJ Cuppy and others.
Some of Tekno hit songs include, Pana, Duro, Yawa, Mufasa, Jogodo, PuTTin, Suru, Woman, among others.
He is a Nigerian musician, producer, and songwriter. In 2005, Asuquo was signed on with Sony ATV London as a songwriter.
The 42-year-old Cobhams Asuquo who hails from Jos, Plateau State is visually impaired. He has worked with numerous musicians both local (Nigeria) and International. He was responsible for Aşa’s highly acclaimed international album ASA.
His stable of artistes include, Asa, Banky W, Omawumi, Eldee, Sasha, Dare Art-Alade, Waje, Timi Dakolo, Djinne, Faze, Seyi Shay, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage, Ego, Yemi Alade, Bez, Omolara, Chidinma Ekile, Shola Allyson, Lara George, Ego, Silver Saddih, Flavour, Mo’Chedda, Praiz, Simi, Rooftop MC’s and so many others. Cobhams became an MTN Nigeria ambassador for its corporate elite customers in 2015.
Some of his songs include, Jah Eli Jah, One Hit, Unstoppable, Empty, We Plenti among others.
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