Let's Settle This! Davido's "Fall", "Ye" by Burnaboy, Wizkid's "Ojuelegba" Which is The Biggest!
Feb. 13, 2020
A lot of controversies have been generated by Burnaboy's outburst on twitter that he is the best after Fela Kuti.
Fans of Davido and of course Wizkid came down heavy on him. Some stated that fall by Davido as well as Ojuelegba by Wizkid are straight jacket the biggest afrobeat songs after Fela.
Now let's find out which of the above can be identified as the undisputed afrobeat song of the decade!
" Fall " is a song by Nigerian singer Davido. It was produced by Ki ddominat and was released as the second single from his second studio album A Good Time (2019). According to Accordingly to Rolling Stones magazine, the song was one of the top-100-most-Shazam-searched singles in America in January 2019, and was a top-10 record on Shazam in New York. In February 2019, "Fall" became the longest charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history. It was ranked at number 163 on Pitchforks list of the 200 Best Songs of the 2010s.
YOUTUBE VIEWS: 157 million
"Ojuelegba" is a song by Nigerian recording artist Wizkid from his self-titled second studio album, Ayo (2014). It was written by Wizkid and produced by the record producing duo Legendury Beatz. The song shares its title with the metropolitan subsection of Lagos Mainland. It highlights Wizkid's struggles as an underground artist, who roamed the streets of Ojuelegba to support his recording interest. The song received numerous airplay on all major radio stations in Nigeria, and peaked at number 1 on Capital Xtra's Afrobeats Chart for February 2015. The official remix of "Ojuelegba" features vocals by Canadian rapper Drake and English grime artist Skepta. It made its premiere on OVO Sound Radio in July 2015. The song was ranked 12th on The Fader's list of the 107 Best Songs of 2015.
YOUTUBE VIEWS: 35 million
"Ye" is a song by Nigerian singer Burna Boy. It was released on August 6, 2018, as the sixth single from his third studio album Outside (2018). The song was produced by Nigerian record producer Phantom. It peaked at number 26 and 31 on Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop and R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay charts, respectively. "Ye" won Song of the Year and Listener's Choice at the 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival. It also won Song of the Year and was nominated for Best Pop Single and Best Recording of the Year at The Headies 2019.
In August 2019, Rolling Stone reported that "Ye" earned around 11 million streams over seven months across major U.S. streaming platforms.
YOUTUBE VIEWS: 63 Million
Please let's be sincere, which is The of the above is the biggest song of the decade?
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