Waka Far – The Lagos Soundtrack

By Emeka Ogboh

In a city of more than 20 million people, in a country with over 500 languages, music is the one universal understood by everyone. Lagos-, Berlin- and Paris-based sound and installation artist Emeka Ogboh made this playlist to transport you to the world’s fastest-growing city. This is the soundtrack to Lagos, the African megacity.

Skepta & WizKid – Energy
Burna Boy – Ye
Olamide – Motigbana
Duncan Mighty & WizKid feat. Mr Real – Fake Love
Phyno & Whale – N.W.A.
Victoria Kimani – Show
Yemi Alade – Johnny
DJ Spinall & Kiss Daniel – Baba
DaVido – If
Tiwa Savage & Duncan Mighty – Lova Lova
Timaya & Olamide – Bam Bam
Naira Marley & Olamide – Issa Goal
DJ Snake & Niniola – Maradona Riddim
DJ Xclusive & DUncan Mighty – Gimme Love
Tekno – Jogodo
L.A.X. – Panana
Runtown – Mad over You
Mayorkun – Bobo
Mut4y & WizKid – Manya
Mr Ewazi – Pour me water
Simi – Joromi
Flavour – Baby Na Yoka
Falz – Sweet Boy
D'banj – Emergency

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