Afrobeat Playlist: Songs of Thanksgiving
Yaaaaay!!!!!!! Its Thanksgiving
Its a Thanksgiving to God for preserving us till the end of
the year 2015.
That is the theme of our playlist of the week.
Last week, we featured World Peace Music, following the recent terrorist attacks around the World.
This Week, we present to you 5 throwback, afrobeat, songs of Thanksgiving and we wish you happy celebrations in advance.
Video of the Week – Halleluyah by Olu Maintain
Olu Maintain is an award winning singer and songwriter from the defunct Maintain music group. His personal music career after the breakup of Maintain group was shot to limelight with the heavy hit single titled “Yahooze”. Halleluyah is one of the hit songs from his second album. The video of the song was shot in white apparel. The song tells a story of his comeback into the music scene after the release of his massive Yahooze album. He acknowledges God for giving him a second chance
Playlist of the week
Thank You Lord by Tuface idibia
Tuface Idibia is an award winning artiste and a Nigerian music legend with a successful music career that spans over 10 years. Thank you Lord was one of the tracks on his debut album titled “face 2 face”. The song is a reminiscing song of gratitude to God for helping him overcome his past battles and keeping him alive.
Thank God by Dagrin Ft. Omawumi
The late Dagrin, popular referred to as Akogun was an award winning rapper and lyricist who delivered exceptional rhymes in Yoruba language. His debut and only album titled C.E.O was a classic hit and still remains relevant till date. Thank God was one of the power hits on the album and it features the power vocalist Omawumi. Dagrin told the story of how he suffered and hustled rigorously before his music career started paying off. He says he has only God to thank for it. The song brings an attitude of thanksgiving in every situation you go through.
Se Ope by Wande Coal
Wande Coal is a talented singer and songwriter with a special masculine skill to hit the high vocal chords. His sophomore album titled “Wanted” was released just last month – October 2015, and it has been gaining massive chart reviews. The album was able to quench the thirst of his teeming fans that has not heard from him in a long time. “Se Ope” meaning “give thanks” was one of the hits on his first album. The song encourages a heart of gratefulness. You have food and you can eat with your mouth, then you have to thank God.
Welu Welu by Sammy Okposo
Sammy Okposo is an award winning singer, songwriter and music producer with a melodious voice. In the year 2000, he took the African music scene to another level with the release of his debut album titled unconditional Love. “Welu Welu” meaning very well was the hit track of the album and it made the album gain a lot of local and international popularity. The song is an expression of thanksgiving to Jesus for all the great things he has done.
Oluwa Loni by Wizkid
Wizkid is an award winning singer and performer with a distinct and electrifying vocal power. He recently released his second studio album titled “Ayo (Joy)” featuring the internationally acclaimed hit “Ojuelegba”. “Oluwa Loni” meaning “God said it” is a song of thanksgiving to God for what he said he will do.
Thank God you made it to December 2015. Happy Yuletide Season. Enjoy!!!