Top 5 Young Afrobeat Stars 2023

Nigerian music firm has in several years proven its worth. This is thrust by the massive number of promising artists attached to its image.

Because of its effect, young stars also have been inspired which has unveiled an enormous number of young stars who are currently thriving the image of the firm.

They have provided optimism for the future of the Nigerian music firm following how their peaks have surpassed the peak of the Afrobeat Maestros.

In this article, we shall discuss these youngsters thriving in the image of the Nigerian music firm so far.


BNXN who is poorly known as Daniel Benson is in no doubt recognised as one of the top 5 Nigerian Afrobeat youngsters who is at his best peak currently.

The 24-year-old singer and songwriter rose to fame after deploying enough musical qualities on the song ‘Bling’ which featured the iconic young Nigerian rapper, Blaqbonez.

Nigerians loved his style and BNXN went on to dish another iconic song with Ladipoe titled ‘Feeling’. The beauty of the song gifted him instant fame that he maintained to date.

He has released multiple hit songs that have even infused his hierarchy in the Nigerian Music firm.

Note: He recently changed his stage name from Buju to BNXN which is pronounced as Benson.

Fireboy DML

The face of the YBNL remains the first Afrobeat youngster to feature in the world Billboard 100+ chart.

This has proven the beauty of his talent since he debuted in the Nigerian music firm. Fireboy DML was a local upcoming artist grinding in the street before the YBNL CEO, Olamide discovered him and offered him great deals that reshaped his career.

After dishing out great albums and hit songs, he went on and bagged 6 headies annual music awards in one night.

This helped infuse his status. To date, Fireboy has collaborated with big names like Ed Sheeran, 21 Savage, and many more.


Divine Ikubor who has bagged multiple music awards in two years difference is also not left out in the category of the top 5 Afrobeat youngsters.

He rose to fame after deploying a series of hit songs to the world shortly after Don Jazzy unveiled him as a Mavin Records signee.

His music passion earned him a massive fan base he has so far entitled as the Ravers.

Rema remains the face of the Mavin Record Label following how his effort has helped keep the record label ahead of the other top Record labels in Nigeria.

Arya Starr

From dropping two consecutive hits on Ep and albums to topping several music charts, Arya Star is at her best peak currently.

The Mavin Record Label’s youngest signee who is known poorly as Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe in no doubt has proven her worth and earned her place in the space of the top 5 Afrobeat youngsters in Nigeria.

She rose to fame, shortly after Don Jazzy unveiled him following the part her hit songs played in the Nigerian music charts. She dominated the charts and earned the passion of Nigerian music enthusiasts. They summited their statuses and became her die-hard fans.

She also has been nominated for the 2022 Headies annual music awards in the category of the next-rated artist.


The 25-year-old young Nigerian rapper and songwriter also is recognized as one of the best Nigerian Afrobeat youngsters.

He rose to fame after deploying enough hit songs to his image including the likes of ‘Sex Over Love’ ‘Bling’ and many other songs that best announce his peak.

He is currently the Nigerian youngest rapper and has been tagged the feature of the Afrobeat rap genre.

His taste in discussing Nigerian culture and his hate for love has best infused his status.


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