Many years ago, Nigerian producers limited themselves to so many things including Genre, Location, Equipment, etc. But now apart from the big dogs in the industry, many of these young and upcoming guys have ears for music plus they are very versatile, and that’s what it takes to be a creative producer.
A music producer is not just a beat maker, but one who understands everything about music production. In the last one decade, Nigerian music has been steamrolling many broadcast channels and clubs in various cities on the continent. Like the big names, these guys also carries the Nigerian vibes, they’ve got something you’ve never heard, we’re talking about vibes full of energy with character that is fast becoming the new trend. And a new generation of talented music producers is also responsible for this revolution. In fact, they are the ones cooking beats that are fast changing the dance steps across Nigeria and beyond.
Some of them even put out free instrumentals out for Artistes, trust me these new guys are of a great importance to the Nigerian music industry and they also deserve to be paid attention to.
Below are list of the few Music Producers we want to bring to your notice;
Joshua Abba Jeremiah, (Born November 11) and better known by his stage name HitSound, is a Nigerian Record Producer, YouTuber & Music Entrepreneur. Raised in the northern part of Nigeria, Joshua began a solo music career while in secondary school with positive acclaims from his mixtapes and rap singles.
He is popularly known for making Online remakes to popular songs, Developing Drumpacks, Remixes and YouTube Tutorials. Starting a solo music career at a tender age, he diversifies between various genres of music including Afro beat, hip hop, trap, afro house and pop.
He started producing late 2010 in his Junior Secondary school days, with key lessons from his Friend King Backlash. They started off with a demo version of FLstudio 7.
Music has always be part of him while playing drums in Sunday school.
It’s been a rough road but he still believe and work towards getting a Grammy someday.
Follow him on all Platforms @hitsound_producer
Eazi Beatz is a Rap and Afrobeats Producer and Artist based in London, U.K.
Born in Nigeria, Eazi counts himself lucky to have had a father who loved music. His dad was always listening to music no matter where he was and he passed that passion on to Eazi: “Music is life; there’s no other way to explain it”.
Eazi started producing by in 2010, creating remakes of popular Hip Hop and Afrobeats songs on his YouTube channel.
In 2016, Eazi released his first album – a collaborative project entitled G.A.M.E. (Good African Music Everyday), which is a progressive infusion of the Afrobeats and Hip Hop genre.
He is currently working on his next (as yet untitled) solo album. One of Eazi’s biggest influence as a Producer is Kanye West; “I love the way he uses unconventional methods in shaping his music through sampling, and how he challenges the status quo every time he releases a project”.
Artist-wise, Eazi is inspired by The Notorious B.I.G. and Kendrick Lamar – their play on words and their disregard for the “standard” bar – rhyme formation is just amazing, listening to them is like a shot of adrenaline to the chest.
Eazi describes a feeling that he gets when he’s producing or recording on a track, where he literally “feels the vibes in my spine”. He’s working hard on his upcoming material so that his listeners get that same feeling – that “something amazing is happening”.
Connect with EaziBeatz below:
Insta – @EaziBeatz
Twitter – @EaziBeatz
Uzoigwe John Ndubuisi, more commonly known by his stage name Endeetone D Beatlord , is a Nigerian music producer and musician who was born in Abia State, Nigeria. He hails from the Eastern region of the country, more specifically, Ebonyi State. He is regarded as one of Nigeria’s finest and sought after music producers having worked with the likes of “AMG Medical” of Ghana, Zoro, Terry G, Bred, Mohbad, Destiny Boy and so many more. It is no doubt safe to say, Nigerian music producer, Endeetone D Beatlord, has ‘officially’ joined the league of Nigeria’s finest music producers. Incase you are curious on who Endeetone D Beatlord is and how he is one of the hottest producers in the country? I will tell you about him and how he climbed the ladder to become one of the most sought-after producers of 2019 and even till date.
The talented music maker had been around with quite a few recognitions from his Instrumental Remake and Freebeats until 2019 when he made a smash hit remake of Davido’s hit jam “Risky”, that earned him a space in the spotlight. Endeetone D Beatlord ‘ major breakthrough, however, came with the release of Singer by Elgo Veen featuring Bred, Ubo by School fees featuring Zoro, and so many more which were chart-topper. Since then, he keeps soaring like a bird. Endeetone D Beatlord has done so well for himself this year as he recently got the attention and endorsement from some of Nigeria’s greatest talents in the music industry, and he promises to serenade us with more massive tunes from time to time.
Though he isn’t known as much as the likes of Don Jazzy, Kiddominant, Young John, DJ Coublon, and others. Even though he has worked with several A-list artistes having mentioned a few, he poses to be the next big thing to hit the Nigeria Music Industry in a matter of time.
Hofishal Sounds’s strength is his versatility, He plays around almost all genre of music. From RnB, Highlife, Afrobeats, and even Party/Dance tracks.
Born and raised in West Africa Nigeria, Kingsley“ KashBeats” Izenwata migrated to New York City at the age of 10. With a deep passion for sonics, KashBeats used his old Windows 2000 desktop and Fruity Loops 3.0 software to teach himself to make beats, eventually advancing to be an expert in Pro Tools for recording and mixing not just songs, but also entire projects.
While working side by side Multi-Platinum and Grammy award winning producers and engineers, KashBeats developed into a sought out powerhouse producer encompassing the unique skill set of producing songs from inception to conception which includes: creating the beat,tracking vocals, mixing and arranging songs.
In 2018, he was noticed by Polo Grounds Music’s A&R, Bryant Jacques, for his role in producing are cord for A$AP Ferg, titled “Not The Boy”. KashBeats was blessed with an opportunity of a lifetime to become the official in-house engineer and studio manager for Polo Grounds Music and has since then worked with multi-platinum recording artists and talented emerging artists such as ASAP Ferg, CalBoy, Lil Baby, Asian Doll,G Herbo, Jay Gwuapo, Lil TJay and many more.
Connect with KashBeats below;
Elkanah Ezekiel (Born 18th August 2000), known professionally as Elkanah_willbeatyou or Simply the Youngest producer in the world, is a Nigerian Record Producer. Well known for his Beat series titled “Beat the Beat”.
Elkanah plays around with different genres of music including Afropop, Trap, Latin, Gospel, Blues. He has been active in the system since 2015 till date.
Contact Elkanah below!
XL BEATZ is another talented music producer to watch out for. With his free instrumentals being used by several artistes across the country, it shows he is accepted by the artistes
XL BEATZ hails from Lgos, according to him, he has produced lots of celebrities, local and global, like Eugy Official, Idowest, Lyta, Zinoleesky, Etc.
Connect with XL BEATZ below:
Ogheneovie Joshua Ojo (born December 17, 1996), better known by his stage name Oveebeatz TSM, is a
Nigerian record producer and entrepreneur. Born in Benin City, Edo State, but hails from Delta
State (Urhobo). He is popularly known for the tag Crack it, Oveebeatz/"You Know", at the beginning or
end of all his music productions.
Oveebeatz specializes in Afrobeats, Dancehall and trap. He describes his entry into the music scene as a
mistake; attributing his love for music and his ability to remember a beat in detail after hearing it piqued
his interest in music production.
Contact any of these guys for quality production any day, anytime
Now be sincere, which of these guys is your favorite music producer?