Naija Songs: 10 Must-Listen Timeless Romantic Songs
3 February 2021
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By Khisa CJ
February is usually referred to as the month of love – basically because of the Valentine’s Day which is marked on February 14th .
If you are looking for the best romantic/love songs to share your with loved one this month, look no further than these Naija songs, released a few years back, but are still worth vibing to today, and many more years to come.
Beautiful Onyinye – P-Square ft Rick Ross
‘Beautiful Onyinye’ is a song that the once popular music duo P-Square released in 2012 but listening to it today, you won’t feel it as that old.
In the song, P-Square that has since been disbanded teamed up with U.S rapper Rick Ross to deliver this masterpiece whose video – filmed in Miami and South Africa got two nominations at the 2012 Nigeria Music Video Awards: Best Afro Pop song and Best Video.
‘Beautiful Onyinye’ is a song that talks about finding love and finally being happy after getting that someone you have been searching for to love.
Do Like Dat – Korede Bello
Released in 2016, ‘Do Like Dat’ is a dance song in which Korede Bello – signed to Marvin records – opens up his heart to a beautiful woman, whom he expresses his strong attraction to.
The song has a good blend of drums and trap, alongside witty, but catchy lyrics that will definitely get your attention.
Aye – Davido
The American-born Nigerian singer released this song in February 2014, just days before Valentine’s Day. It later became an international – ending up winning two major awards: Song of the Year at the 2014 Headies awards and Hottest Single of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
‘Aye’ is a song in which Davido sings about a story of love between a poor farmer and a woman from a wealthy family.
Eminado – Tiwa Savage ft Don Jazzy
I would be surprised if you told me you have never heard this song. ‘Eminado’ is a name that translates to ‘Good luck charm’ in English.
Listening to it today, you would hardly notice that it is a song released in 2013, save for the video.
‘Eminado’ is a dance song off Tiwa Savage’s ‘Once Upon A Time’ album. It’s captivating dance beats and sweet lyrics will surely make it remain among favorite romantic hit songs for years to come.
Pana – Tenko
This was a breakthrough song for Tekno, which enabled him win the ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ award for 2016 at the MTV Africa Music Awards.
‘Pana’ has a great beat and melody in which Tekno tries to woo a woman he is attracted to, but she keeps playing ‘hard-to-get’ with his love proposal. Tekno does not give up as that makes him woo her even more.
African Queen - 2face
Style Plus - Olufunmi
Lagbaja - Never Far Away
Beautiful Onyinye - P-square
Yes/No - Banky W