If you are into African songs or are simply curious, we have compiled a playlist of the best African songs for you.

Top African songs to set the right mood for a chill party while playing in the background or just to enjoy great modern African music.

Our African Songs Playlist includes not just new songs from famous African music artists like Davido , Wizkid and Zlatan and Mr Eazi, but also fresh songs from super talented underground African singers such as Nana Fofie, and Nonso Amadi.

Also, we are happy to let you know that you can follow the African Songs Playlist on Spotify by clicking here to listen to at any time you want.

The Best African Songs

Assurance (Mashup)

Artist: Nana Fofie

Year: 2018

iv you are looking for African hit songs, Nana Fofie’s mashup version of Davido’s Assurance is a breath of fresh air! Smooth, sultry and at the perfect pace.

The Assurance cover is absolutely one of the best top African songs 2018 and is the perfect chill song with its suitable beat and vocals.

Never Again

Artist: KiDi

Year: 2015

Never Again by KiDi is a soulful African R&B song that was released in 2015 and sung in a combination of English and pidgin English.

Undoubtedly, the calming ‘E Be Like Say’ song is one of the best African songs of all time and can remain so. It is impossible not to want to replay the song.


Artist: WurlD, Sarz

Year: 2019

Ego is a new and commercially successful song by WurlD and Sarz that is already one of the top African songs of 2019.

The popular African song is also known as ‘Nobody Wins’ and has a smooth afro beat and captivating vocals. What is a chill party without playing Ego?

Miss You Bad

Artist: Mr Eazi, Burna Boy

Year: 2018

Regarding top African hit songs, Miss You Bad by Mr Eazi hits the spot, and in the song, he Burna Boy sing their apologies after experiencing loneliness.

The top African song ‘Miss you bad’ is from Mr Eazi’s album: Life is Eazi, Vol.2 – Lagos To London and it is one of the best African jams we have today.

Mad Over You (Mashup)

Artist: Nana Fofie

Year: 2017

Nana Fofie has taken Runtown’s Mad Over You and has mashed it up into one of the best African songs with her amazing talent.

The Mad Over You mashup has the perfect tempo and sound for any chill party and is one of the best African songs to listen to at any time.


Artist: Davido


This love song is written by Naija’s number one, David Adedeji Adeleke ‘Davido’, is one of the most popular African songs all over the world.

In ‘If‘, the Nigerian icon reaffirms the kind of love he has to offer and the fact that he is not ready for the stress of an unnecessary chase. The afrobeat, vocals and relaxed tempo of the song make it a great chill party song.


Artist: Krizeatz, Yemi Alade, Harmonize

Year: 2017

911 is an up-tempo modern African song by Krizeatz featuring the legendary Yemi Alade and Harmonize.

Enjoy and move your feet as Yemi Alade kills it with the vocals. 911 has definitely earned its spot on the list of the top African songs

Gimme Love

Artist: Seyi Shay, Runtown

Year: 2018

Gimme Love by Seyi Shay is a sultry and super catchy modern African song that will do good at a chill party.

Enjoy as the leggy African diva croons on as she features Runtown, who also adds a distinct flavour to the song.

Strong Ting

Artist: Banky W.

Year:  2009

It will be a massive shame if Banky W.’s 2009 song, ‘Strong Ting’, is excluded from this list. Banky W. can sing and it is surely one of the most popular African songs of all time!!!

Even until today, the song is still a great contender as one of the best African songs of all time, and it will be a great song to enjoy at a party or just to reminisce to the time when it was all over the airwaves.

Energy (Stay Far Away)

Artist: Skepta, WizKid

Year: 2018

Energy is another one of the popular African songs in the hip-hop/rap genre. The joint is by Joseph Adenuga and Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Skepta and WizKid, and it is easily one of the top African songs to listen to today.

Skepta raps to WizKid’s vocals to create a song that will make you bob your head and mesmerize you with the harmony of their diverse music styles.

No Crime

Artist: Nonso Amadi

Year: 2018

Now I am in love again
And it feels like novacane
All out of luck again
And you know we no dey talk again
Cos you want a tsunami
Is everything cool mami?

Suited (Remix)

Artist: Shekhinah, Synx, Mr Eazi

Year: 2018

Shekhinah teams up with Synx and Mr Eazi on the remix of Suited and the result of this collabo is an African hit song.

With perfect beats and a fantastic synchronization of different voices, what more can you ask for in a top African song? The Suited remix is one of the best African songs we have today.


Artist: Wurld

Year: 2019

Wurld’s Paranoid is a very cool song that hits you with a mix of jazz and afrobeat, and it rightly deserves a place on our best African songs’ playlist.

The American-Nigerian singer/ songwriter has earned his place within the African Electronic, soul and pop genre, and he has a voice to go with it.


Artist: Nonso Amadi

Year: 2017

23-year-old Nonso Amadi delivers significantly on Aika, an Afro-fusion R&B African song.

The perfect combination of vocals beats by the Canada- based African singer makes the song a must play if you are in the ‘chill’ mood


Artist: Nana Fofie

Year: 2019

By now, it is apparent that we are smitten by Nana Fofie and based on all the mashups of African songs she has sung, our love for her is understandable.

The 23-year-old Ghanaian singer/ songwriter is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands and has had a passion for music since she was 5 years old.

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