Kizz Daniel stands as an indispensable figure in the vibrant world of Afrobeats, and has solidified his status as one of Nigeria’s greatest gifts to the music scene. His unwavering commitment to delivering musical excellence has not only earned him his spot but has also established the mantra of ‘No Bad Songs’ as synonymous with his artistic identity.
Kizz Daniel is marked by consistency and innovation, and has been able to craft a niche for himself, setting the bar high with a catalogue devoid of any subpar tracks. His plethora of viral songs include, Woju, Buga, Lie, Jaho, Sofa, My G, Cough, Nessesari, RTID, Madu,Yeba, Mama and a host of others.
While predominantly recognized as a solo artist, Kizz Daniel’s collaborative ventures have been nothing short of groundbreaking. His prowess extends beyond the confines of his solo work, as he seamlessly integrates into collaborative efforts, resulting in some of the most memorable and influential partnerships in the history of Nigerian music.
Whether taking the lead or assuming the role of a featured artist, Kizz Daniel’s contributions elevate the collaborative tracks to a level of excellence that is unparalleled. Some of his best collaborations are,
One notable collaboration that resonated with listeners involved the Afro-fusion maestro, Bnxn (formerly Buju), Kizz Daniel and Seyi Vibez for the sensational track, ‘Gwagwalada’. Of course, Kizz Daniel did justice with this song, from his sultry intro at the onset of the song, to the infectious hook kept the jam going, and with each note, the three created a melodious masterpiece, and you’ll find yourself hitting the repeat button without a second thought. This is definitely one of the best collaborations of 2023!
Another time the musical landscape witnessed seismic waves, was when Kizz Daniel partnered with the prodigious Mayorkun for the 2019 chart-topper, ‘True.’ Discovered by the iconic Davido, Mayorkun’s ascent in the industry was already formidable. However, the fusion of Mayorkun’s steady hits with Kizz Daniel’s magical touch elevated ‘True’ to another level. Their harmonic alliance concludes the transformative power of collaboration.
The year 2021 was an amazing year for 1da Banton with his popular release ‘No Wahala’ but soon the rave of the smashing hit began to go down till 2022. Teaming up with Kizz Daniel and the sensational Tiwa Savage for ‘No Wahala,’ remix, the song not only revived the hype but skyrocketed to the top of the charts. This collaboration injected new life into 1da Banton’s musical journey, turning a hit into a sensation that resonated with everyone yelling, ‘Problem e no dey finish, make you try dey enjoy.’
Having showcased one of the most seamless transitions for any music artist in Nigeria, Adekunle Gold also known as ‘AG Baby’ rose to prominence with the soulful track ‘Sade’ and was well on his way to take music to a whole new level and has been able to defy all odds and stay relevant till date.
In his transformative year of 2020, he released the electrifying track ‘Jore,’ a collaborative masterpiece with Kizz Daniel, became an instant classic. The song resonated for days, captivating listeners with its harmonious blend of strings, kicks, and the enchanting vocals of both Kizz Daniel and Adekunle Gold. So seamless was their collaboration that, if you weren’t paying close attention, distinguishing between their voices became a delightful challenge. ‘Jore‘ unquestionably etched its place in the musical archives.
Certainly, one of the towering figures in the Nigerian and global music scenes, Davido is not just celebrated for his musical genius; his benevolent spirit and eagerness to collaborate and uplift others are equally well-known. The grand collaboration with Kizz Daniel in 2018 resulted in the emotionally charged ‘One Ticket,’ an anthem that struck a chord with Nigerians.Beyond being an instant hit, the song possessed a raw emotional authenticity,resonating particularly with those navigating the turbulent waters of toxic relationships. This artist’s impact extends far beyond the beats and melodies, reaching the hearts of those who find solace and connection in his profound musical expressions.
As Kizz Daniel continues to evolve and push the boundaries of Afrobeats, his legacy is securely cemented as an artist who not only meets but exceeds expectations. With a discography that boasts an impressive array of hits and collaborations, Kizz Daniel remains a pivotal force in shaping the trajectory of Nigerian music.
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