Top 6 Anticipated Nigerian Albums In 2021

The Nigerian Music Industry keeps soaring in Africa and it’s the most successful currently. The industry also keeps ushering new talented musicians and this adds a taste of aroma to the Nigerian music.

It’s no news 2020 was an unfortunate year for most industries worldwide and the Nigerian Music Industry was no exception. However, some artistes also took advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic and kept making good music to the extent of releasing albums.

Artistes like Davido released his “A Better Time” album last year and Burna Boy also released his album “Twice As Tall” album in 2020.

Most of the Nigerian artistes also released good singles which became international hits. We can point Omah Lay’s “Godly” as one of these singles.

In as much as the artistes did entertain the masses with good music despite the restriction and Covi-19 lockdowns, some postponed their album projects to this year 2021.

So, we are here to throw light on the top 5 anticipated albums in 2021 and their correspondent artistes.

1 Laycon


Laycon became a household name and shot to international fame after winning Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2020.

Laycon is a Nigerian rapper who smartly took advantage of the TV Reality Show BBNaija after being an underground rapper for years.

After winning the BBNaija 2020, he has become a popular artist and released singles. Currently his musical career far better before BBNaija.

Laycon released his debut EP “Who is Laycon” under the imprint of Fierce Nation Entertainment in 2021.

Laycon is set to release his first studio album in 2021 and his fans cannot wait to enjoy the songs on the album.

2 Berla Shmurda

Berla Shmurda

Berla Shmurda has shoot to fame and his music career is soaring high. He became one of the hottest artistes in 2020 with his hit songs like “Cash Up”

Berla Shmurda also did features with top artistes like Olamide and their song “Triumphant”

He also featured on a song on Davido’s “A Better Time”.

Shmurda Bella Shmurda released an EP titled “High Tension” in 2020 to quench the thirst of his fans and has promised an album in 2021.

Now his fans are anticipating an album from the “Sho Mi CC” artist in 2021.

3. Joe Biz

Joseph C. Ihekoromadu,a talented Nigerian rapper/singer, professionally known as JoeBiz, has dropped a new hit EP Album titled ‘Nobody is Better Than Nobody’.

The rapper has also performed in many musical and entertainment shows in West Africa.

His ability as a Hip Hop artist is powerful. His inspiration as he rightly pointed out comes from ‘God Almighty’.

The EP Album which comprises of 5 hit tracks dropped late 2020 and since has been making waves on the internet space, and is readily available for download in all platforms once you click on the link below…

JoeBiz is busy in the kitchen cooking lots of delicious hits for our listening pleasure this 2021.

4. Oxlade


Oxlade is labelled as the next Wande Coal in the Nigerian Music Industry. Born Ikuforiji Abdulrahmann Olaitan, his enormous talent with his smooth vocal has seen his music career shoot to national fame.

He dropped his debut Ep “Oxygene” in 2020 and has hinted on an album to be released in 2021 as fans anticipate the same.

5 Rema


Rema is notable as one of the sensational vocalists in the Nigerian Music Industry. Becoming an international star in 2020 after he was discovered by Marvin Records by his social media freestyle in 2019.

He has since been releasing hit songs and EPs. Rema has 3 EPs so far in his career and a string of hit singles like Dumebi, Iron manLadyWomanCorny, among others.

Although Rema was not very active in 2020 as he was in 2019.

Beginning this year 2021, Rema assured his fans worldwide that he is going to release bangers and top it with a huge album.

6 Chike


Chike released his debut album “Boo of the booless” and he became ladies favourite with his soothing voice.

His album was released purposely to get attraction for reviews and rating in the Nigerian Media Space and the mission was accomplished.

Chike in interviews has disclosed that he has been working on his sophomore project when he was promoting his debut album “Boo Of The Booless”

He has promised that he is going to entertain his fans with “Sophomore” album in 2021.

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