At the top of the list this week is “Eziokwu” by Lynxxx – the first time the rapper has reached the coveted top spot on MTV Base’s authoritative music chart. Flanking Lynxxx at number two is “Askio” by Darey Ft Ice Prince & Jozi, while former number one Banky W continues to make a strong showing at number three.
This week’s show sees a lot of movement on the chart, as Kcee’s “Limpopo” makes its mark at number seven, and “Sexy Mama” by Iyanya feat. Wizkid makes it to number eight. It’s the second entry on the chart for Wizkid, who is also firmly entrenched at number six with “Azonto”. Finally, former number one 2Face makes a swift return to the charts with “Dance Floor” at number 10.
Cool FM OAP DJ Xclusive joins Ehis (@SpecialSlim) in the studio for this week’s Official Naija Top 10, to discuss the hottest music videos and songs making a strong impact on the Nigerian music scene.
The twelfth episode of the Official Naija Top 10 premiered on the MTV Base block on NTA on Friday 24 May, and can be seen on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) on Tuesday 28 May @22.00 WAT, on AIT on Tuesday 28 May @ 21.30 WAT, and on STV on Thursday 30 May @ 18.00 WAT. Next week’s chart will be released on Friday 31 May on NTA @ 23.30 WAT.
Here’s this week’s Official Naija Top 10 (24 May – 31 May 2013) countdown:
- Lynxxx Feat. IllBliss & Phyno – Eziokwu
- Darey Feat. Ice Prince & Jozi – Asiko
- Banky W – Yes/No
- Davido – Gobe
- Tiwa Savage Feat. Don Jazzy – Without My Heart
- Wizkid – Azonto
- K-Cee – Limpopo
- Iyanya Feat. Wizkid – Sexy Mama
- Ice Prince – More
- 2Face Idibia – Dance Floor
The Official Naija Chart is decided by an elite judging panel of Nigerian broadcasters, music specialists and taste makers put together by MTV Base including DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Xclusive (Cool FM), DJ Humility (Cool FM), Big Time (Rhythm FM), DJ Caise (The Beat FM), Toolz (The Beat FM), Bella Naija entertainment editor Onos O, and Osagie Alonge (Nigerian Entertainment Today).
The show will air on the following platforms and times:
Premier on NTA – Fridays at 11:30pm |
1st Repeat on AIT -Tuesdays at 9:30pm
2nd repeat on MTV Base – Tuesdays at 10pm
3rd Repeat on STV – Thursdays at 6:00pm.
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