Music transcends all boundaries. It fuels creativity and communicates messages that are given different interpretations by the listener. Some songs can make you fall in love, make you sad while others make you come alive. This is the magic embedded in music!
Interestingly, in Nigeria, many of her artists are churning out songs on a daily basis. This music enjoys massive airplay on radio and television and this is actually a plus for the Nigerian entertainment industry.
For visitors who are planning their itinerary for a trip to Nigeria or who are already in the country witnessing the beauty of the Olumirin waterfall, appreciating the breath-taking view of the Olumo rock and sleeping in a hotel booked on Jovago.com, there is an array of Nigerian songs they can listen to. However, if they want to fall in with Nigeria, these selected songs by Africa’s No 1 hotel booking portal will make that possible. Note, the aforementioned destinations can only do as much to encourage visitors to come back.
“The Land is Green” by T.Y. Bello
Toyin Sokefun Bello, better known as T.Y. Bello is a multi-talented gospel singer, photographer and philanthropist. She was a former member of the now-defunct gospel band ‘Kush. In 2008, she released The Land is green which is a single that preached the message of love and hope for Nigeria. The Land is green indeed!
“The Nigerians” by Ebisan
Bukola Damola popularly called ‘Ebisan’ is a British Nigerian songstress who started singing at the age of 8. “The Nigerians” was a tribute to her diversified roots which can be traced to Yoruba and Itsekiri. The song encourages Nigerians to be proud of their country and heritage. This patriotism-invoking-song surreptitiously serves as a public relations tool for Nigeria due to her questionable international reputation.
‘Great Nation’ by Timi Dakolo
Timi Dakolo is one of the few Nigerian artists that can hold their own during a live performance. The Nigerian singer born in Ghana came limelight after winning the debut season of Idols West Africa. The lyrics of the song tell listeners how they can contribute to the development of the country through peace, unity and Justice so that Nigeria can become a “Great Nation.” The depth of the lyrics and the soulful vocals will make visitors love the song and love Nigeria.