5 Nigerian Artistes With Their Songs Who Were Once Popular And Why They Left

June 27, 2019
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5 Nigerian Artistes With Their Songs Who Were Once Popular And Why They Left

Gistvic brings to the table 5 Nigerian Artistes who were once popular, their songs and why they left with their hit songs still on the lips of fans. Gistvic Reports.


Some Nigerian artiste had shaked the music industry over the years with their banging tune but suddenly leaves the whole music environment based on family, funds and resources or individual personal reasons.

Gistvic has been able bring into look 5 of this artiste who once passed through the Nigeria entertainment industry.



1. WEIRD MC

5 Nigerian Artistes With Their Songs Who Were Once Popular And Why They Left

Weird MC also known as Shola Idowu and The Rappatainer is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter, and producer known for her English/Yoruba lyrics and one of Africa’s most popular female rappers. Gistvic Reports.


Weird MC “Ijoya” which was produced by two veterans -Don Jazzy and JJC  and was popular in 2006 as it took over everywhere in Nigeria and earned Weird MC an AMEN award for Most Pop Song, and a Channel O Music Video Award for Best Special Effect.


The last news heard from Weird MC was how she was open to love, the love of God and plans on having kids.



Watch Video Of Ijoya:

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2. AY.Com

5 Nigerian Artistes With Their Songs Who Were Once Popular And Why They Left

Years back, singer, AY.com, used to be one of the raves in the industry. However, after his hit song, “Pass me your Love” he was nowhere to be found. Gistvic Reports.


During an interview on how he would handle the competition in the industry, he said:

“I don’t have to try to meet up with Wizkid and Davido. On the other hand, they are the ones that should keep up with me.I don’t do music for competition; it is a form of expression for me.

It was gathered by Gistvic Team that he left based on finance and keeping up with the music trend.

Watch Video Below:

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3. LACE

5 Nigerian Artistes With Their Songs Who Were Once Popular And Why They Left

Taiwo Agbohunsa known as Lace with his trado-contemporary music was a perfect blend of urban R & B and Hip-Hop. Gistvic Reports.


Lace was popular for his hit song “Sebiwo” as it stormed the music industry in 2011.



We could recall in an interview Lace said Olamide and Wizkid are no threats to him as he looked up to Akon, Tuface and Wande coal. 



Lace wasnt able to keep up the music trend.



He said:

“Olamide, Wizkid and other established artistes are not threats. We are not in competition, we are colleagues but at the same time we task each other to become better.”



Watch Video Below:

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4.  Olu Maintain

5 Nigerian Artistes With Their Songs Who Were Once Popular And Why They Left

Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer, Olumide Edwards Adegbulu was popularly known by his stage name “Olu Maintain” and sometimes called Mr. Yahooze. Gistvic Reports.

Olu Maintain was known for his “Yahooze” song which stormed the music industry in 2012 and its “flinging” of hand dance moves. 


Olu Maintain left music based on funds and keeping up with the music trends.


Watch Video Below:

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5. Artquake

5 Nigerian Artistes With Their Songs Who Were Once Popular And Why They Left

Artquake, the singing duo, Adex and Ice K sang the hit song, ‘Alanta’ that rocked the airwaves in 2009. Gistvic Reports.


‘Alanta’ was also popular with the opening hands and gently carrying of each leg dance moves.

In an interview, they said they slowed down because of marriage.

They said:

“We slowed down because of marriage but that is natural. We also thought of diversifying and see what we could do apart from music to make money.

Watch Video Below:

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If your feel some of your favourite “back in the days” artiste are not listed here, you can contact us at gistvic@gmail.com to include them in our next throwback post.


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