5 Nigerian Artists that disappeared after fame

#1. Cynthia Morgan

Where is Cynthia Morgan if I May ask? 

The Nigerian Reggae dance hall singer shot into limelight in 2013 following the release of her singles titled “Don’t Break My Heart” another  “Lead Me On”, which gained massive waves in the country. Thereafter, the singer went on to be nominated for “Best Reggae/Dancehall Single” at the 2014 Headies award.

it’s been a while the singer made a wave in the industry as she even deleted all her pictures on her verified Instagram handle only till recently when she declared a change of stage name to ‘Madrina’ using the new name @officialmadrina on her Instagram.

She now goes by the name Madrina and has released a single Billion Dollar Woman. She is currently signed to TCMC (The Cynthia Morgan Company).

#2. Kcee

Kcee pop into the limelight after the release of his singles Limpopo in 2013 which gained massive airplay in that year. he released his debut album “Take Over”. For many of the songs featured on this album, he collaborated with great Nigerian artistes, including Wizkid, Timaya, D’Banj, Phyno, Davido, Don Jazzy, Flavour N’abania, and the others.

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Some of his popular songs are Pullover, Ogaranya, Ogadinma, Amongst many others. His first full album gained him a lot of nominations for prestigious awards. Kcee ended up winning the Hip-Hop World Awards, KORA Awards, and Channel O Awards nominations.

It has actually been a while since we heard from the artist when it comes to making airwaves, except that we all know that he is brother to E-money and the two are busy chilling,  spending or cruising somewhere

#3. Dr sid

Dr Sid a former artist of the Marvin Record began his career in 2002 with Trybes Records after which he joined the now disbanded Mo’Hits Records. He released hits songs under the Marvin Record Surulere, Kabiyesi among others.

The singer had said that he had lost interest in music even though he plans to release a five-track EP in 2020, presently he ventures into the establishment of business, E-Sport, and Game, which he said will reduce his dependence on revenue from music and replace his fading interest in music.

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#4 Niyola

In 2012, Niyola signed a record deal with Banky W’s Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) 2013 where she released the single “Toh Bad” which became a hit single, that brought a change to her music career.

Niyola was among the hot female artists in the country. However, it is also true that she hasn’t had a hit song in a very long while and like other acts hasn’t been doing much in the music scene

#5 Iyanya

In 2008, Iyanya contested in the first edition of MTN’s singing competition “Project Fame”. Iyanya emerged as the inaugural winner of the competition and this marked the beginning of his musical career and his ride to success. His first break-out single “Kukure” which was inspired by the Etighi dance from his hometown Calabar, was released in 2011.

In 2012, his second single “Ur Waist” was released and created a sense of consistency in music for his rapidly growing fan base. He won several awards which include Best Pop Single at the Headies 2012, Artist of the Year at the Headies 2013 amongst many other song he sang. But in recent times, the singer has not given us hits.

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