Presently, music producers in Nigeria have already made many artists very famous. Thus, Nigerian music has become an important part of the global entertainment scene. Soon, it may even become the largest on the planet. Today we give you five most famous producers in Nigeria.
These people are considered the best in their occupation. They are fully in control for nearly all the hits in Nigeria and beyond the country.
Sarz is a nickname of the prominent Nigerian producer Osabuohien Osaretin. He is commonly known for the “Sarz on the Beat” tag, which is put at the beginning of almost all his music productions. Sarz has already made plenty of real hits for such celebrities as Shank, Wizkid, Goldie, Reminisce, 2Face Idibia, Banky W, Eldee, and many other musicians. The producer keeps on staying relevant regardless of the invasion of new dope producers. In 2007, he started to cooperate with Lord of Ajasa for whom Sarz created “See Drama”. He had a fruitful collaboration with Trybe Records. In 2013, he left the company and started the solo career.
Masterkraft is another famous producer in Nigeria. His real name is Sunday Ginikachukwu Nweke. He started his music career at the age of eleven. Since that time, he has already collaborated with such prominent stars as Sound Sultan, Jaywon, Banky W, Stella Damascus, Sammie Okposo, Bracket, Capital F.E.M.I, J. Martins, and many other celebrities.
Masterkraft deals with various music genres including soul, jazz, R&B gospel, etc. As a professional pianist and music director, Masterkraft has been a chief contributing factor in live performances in Nigerian music industry.
Everyone knows Michael Collins Ajereh as Don Jazzy. It is one of the most influential persons in Nigerian music industry. He is a multi-award-winning songwriter, record producer, and musician. Now, Don Jazzy is the boss of Mavin Records. This prominent person already has more than hundred great hits. With such an amount of regalia, he is the most famous music producer in the country. Don Jazzy is also called the king of Nigerian music. He continues cooperating with Reekedo Bank, D’Prince, Tiwa Savage, Dija, Korede Bello, Dr Sid, and many other talented musicians.
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Leriq keeps on creating his great beats and perfect music. This Nigerian artist has already produced all singles for “L.I.F.E” LP by Burna Boys. He, therefore, made a unique niche for himself. After his fruitful teamwork with Wizkid on his first single, Leriq became an immensely popular recording artist. The producer keeps up working with Wande Coal, Burna Boy, Chidinma, 2Face Idibia, and other top Nigerian musicians.
In 2009, Benjamin Obaze or Spellz became very popular. At that time, he produced the enormously powerful hit titled “Champion” by General Phype. Everyone realized that it was just a beginning of a successful career. In 2011, Spellz started to collaborate with Chuddy K, 9ICE, Tuface, D’Prince, Wizkid, Dammy Krane, and Tiwa Savage. Such a great portfolio of the most talented Nigerian musicians has already allowed Spellz to pocket real money.