What does Money mean to you? Some people would say money solves all problems. Some would say with money, they can acquire all things the lovely things they want in life. The Bible says Money answers all things and the love of money is the root to all evil.
We take you through our Top4 MONEY songs this week.
Bonus Track: Little Money (released in 2007) – 9ice
Bonus Track: Money – Adekunle Gold (Released in 2017)
Afro Urban Records act, Adekunle Kosoko, popularly known by his stage name Adekunle Gold came through with another hit for the end of the year and he titled it “Money”. This song is definitely not a song about how many bottles Adekunle pops in the club or how many cars he’s gotten since his rise to fame; it’s actually a thoughtful prayer for success. “Money” is the third single and video off Adekunle’s highly anticipated sophomore album, About 30.
- MI Abaga – Money (released in 2007) Off the album TALK ABOUT IT: Jude Abaga, known professionally as M.I or M.I Abaga, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist and record producer who rose to prominence in 2006 when his song “Crowd Mentality” became popular in his hometown of Jos. His critically acclaimed debut studio album, Talk About It, was released on 11 December 2008.
- Davido – The Money (released in 2015) featuring Olamide off his ‘Baddest’ album, November 7 2015 (No Nomination/Award) NON-SINGLE ALBUM. That moment two heavy weight chart toppers,two of Nigeria’s most celebrated artists came to create a hit titled ‘The Money.’ Davido (Baddest)and Olamide(Baddo), The Money, One of DMW Boss Davido 2015 hit track featuring the YBNL Boss Olamide. The song was premiered late 2015 and it was Davido’s major hit track through 2015.With his unreleased sophomore album – “BADDEST” gaining so much momentum as the most anticipated on the continent at the time. “The Money” is a groovy tune, highlighting on the ‘good life’ “The Money” is off the BADDEST album and already has classic visuals shot in London, Directed by Sesan Ogunro. Davido (Baddest)and Olamide(Baddo), in this song, combine their artistry composition depicting plans they have for their hard earned money. Of course, life is all about the money
- DJ Spinall – Money ft. 2face & Wande Coal, off Spinall’s debut album “My Story” (2016). Superstar DJ Spinall” comes with this dope tune titled “Money” featuring“2face Idibia & “Wande Coal”. DJ Spinall works with two of the best vocal acts in the game 2Baba and former Mo’hit star Wande Coal produced by E-Kelly
Bonus Track: If I Get Money E – Magnito
- Money is relevant – Yung6ix Feat. Phyno and Percy: Released late 2016, early 2017. It was produced by Disally and Ballertosh and also the live guitar was played by Sammy Guitar of Portharcourt. Yung6 released the song for free to show gratitude to his fans who supported him to this level.
Making Money in the Music Industry has become so flexible in my opinion considering how the growth of the industry in recent years. In the past, the formula for success for every band, even pedestrian ones, was pretty simple: release an album, play it on the radio over and over again, sell millions of copies and then stage a tour,
Now a lot has changed. Download services and online streaming sites allow people to listen to whatever song they want virtually whenever and wherever they want. Anyone with a smart phone has access to download free music sometimes
Some may say passion for music made them quit a previous career but I honestly feel the number one struggle of nearly everyone in the music industry is money. Guys, let’s appreciate the efforts of the artists. Show love and buy full albums online. Not from Alaba please.