Top 5 African songs of all time

Top 5 African songs of all time
Top 5 African songs of all time
Top 5 African songs of all time

The African continent is known for its vibrant music industry, rich cultural and musical heritage, and some of the best music genres known to the world. The African music industry is one of the fastest-growing music industries in the world. The revenue thus generated from the African music industries each year in multiple folds and it continues to bring wealth, prosperity, and recognition to Africa and its people in the music industry.
There are a few songs that stay with people always despite new trending songs coming and going. Some songs just stay for life. In this article, we have curated the list of top songs in Africa of all time. These songs have stayed with the people of Africa and continue to have a special place in their lives and are forever in their hearts.
So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the top African songs of all time:
1. African Queen by 2Face Idibia:
This song was released almost two decades ago in the year 2004 and it is still one of the most celebrated and loved songs. African Queen; a song by Nigerian singer 2Face Idibia is a tribute to the African women and their solid characters. The song talks about African women and their virtue. The song right from the lyrics, composition, and video is a full-pack piece that still finds its place in people’s playlists.
2. Ojuelegba by Wizkid:
Ojuelegba is another song in Africa that is well received and appreciated by people and is among the top 5 best songs in Africa of all time. This song was released in the year 2014 and has stayed with people ever since. The song highlights his journey to establish a music career, the struggles he faced, and his mother’s support throughout. The song is full of emotions and the heartfelt lyrics string a chord in the listener’s heart.
3. Nomakhanjani’ by Brenda Fassie
Nomankhanjani’ is one of the best songs composed by the South African artist Brenda Fassie who is also considered Africa’s first International star. The 1999 released song speaks about how Brenda fell for a man full of imperfections and despite knowing it all she couldn’t help but keep falling for him more.
4. Wombo Lombo by Angelique Kidjo
Angelique Kidjo’s Wombo Lombo was released in the year 1996, this African song is the closest song to authentic African music in all its essence. It gives reflection to the core African music and culture, the song itself was about the African spirit, its people, and the heart and soul of African people. This tribute to Africa and its people became to be one of the best releases known to people.
5. Malaika By Fadhili Williams (Kenya)
Angel is Swahii means Malaika. This is one of the greatest songs of all time recorded by a Kenyan. This is an ode to beauty. The song emphasizes how beauty must be celebrated in all forms and every day. The song keeps a woman’s beauty at the core and describes how the woman is beautiful in all ways which implies that we should celebrate beauty in all its form.


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