Throughout the early 2000’s, Nigerian music has only put the spotlight on male musicians. The only way women would be recognized in the industry was through song features or writing songs, but now that has changed. Artists like Tiwa Savage and Asa have paved the way for talented female musicians to be more involved and respected. Check out the popular, multifaceted female musicians that are most talked about today,

Di’Ja (Mavin Records)


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Nigeria’s very own songstress Di’Ja has sold us on her soothing voice and jazzy melody. Di’Ja has experienced quite a music career thus far. Not only has she been nominated for both “Most promising act to watch” at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards and “Best Urban/ R&B single at the Canadian Radio Music Awards but she has also won “Best New Artist” at the Beat Music Awards. Di’Ja has been quietly climbing up the male dominated Mavin Records ladder with her known single “Dorobucci.” This year is the year you might want to watch out for her.

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