Simi is no doubt one of the Best Alternative Female Musicians in Nigeria. Simisola Ogunleye popularly known by the stage name “Simi” is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who started her career as a gospel singer, releasing her debut studio album in 2008, titled Ogaju.
She gained prominence in 2014 after releasing “Tiff”, a song that was nominated for Best Alternative Song at The Headies 20 15. Simi signed to X3M Music in 2014, but left the label in May 2019 following the expiration of her contract.She recently launched her record label named “Studio Brat” in 2019.
With Studio Albums like Ogaju (2008),Restless (2014),Simisola (2017) Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1 (2019) Simi has surely made a name for herself in the Nigerian Music Industry. Shifting our focus on her, here are the best songs by Simi.
This song by Nigerian Singer, Songwriter, producer – Simi, interprets “the Green-light”. The lady with the Golden Voice as she is popularly called had Oscar on the production for this one.“Joromi” is a track off her Simisola album and the song sound’s heavy as expected.
Simi declares love for her new found lover, which she signals all her Green-Light for. The song was later enhanced with a beautiful visual which saw Simi trying to get her love interest with all the lady gimmicks she knows. Lovely song here and we are loving it. Check it out.
This song by Multiple award-winning singer, Simi was released off her 13-tracks body of work “Omo Charlie Champagne Vol. 1” which featured Nigerian Reggae artiste Patoranking. Simi served us one groovy record with powerful reggae groove.
The song which talked about Love saw Simi talk about following her love interest anywhere in the world without caring how far it may be. The visual of the song portrayed a colorful dancing arena which saw Simi all dolled up as she gave her lines with Patoranking also doing his thing.This is sure one hit song.Check it out.
This song by Nigerian Singer Simi talked about a popular matter in Nigeria known as “Owanbe” which simply translates to party. This is a song off her sophomore album SIMISOLA. It’s a song depicting the typical Naija party scene.
The visuals of the song directed by Ani James of AJE Filmworks featured a party scene which had cameo appearances from leading actors in Nollywood Movie Industry such as Odunlade Adekola, Prince Jide Kosoko and Lola OJ who played Sussie”. This is sure one hit song. Check it out.
This song by Nigerian Female Musician Simi talks about unlimited happiness .The mid tempo jam was released off her Omo Charlie Champagne album in 2019. “Ayo” which translates to “joy” was produced by Legendury Beatz. Simi in the song talked about Joy finding people.
In a form of prayer filled song she talked about attaining success. The visuals of the song which featured various scene from Market women, apprentice and dance steps from Simi did absolute justice to the lyrics of the song. This is one sure hit. Check it out.
5. LOVE DON’T CARE
This song off her “Simisola” album in 2017 is a love ballad, which talks about unconditional love. She dedicated the song to lovers and urged them to follow through with their love interest no matter what differences they may have between them.
In the visuals of Love don’t care Simi showed us a deeper meaning of the word love and how it cares for the next person irrespective of status, religion or ethnicity. The song was produced by Oscar with additional production (guitar) by Fiokee, mixed and mastered by Simi herself. Check it out.
This song by Nigerian Musician Simi talks about patience and the worries people put themselves through because of not knowing what the future holds for them.
This is a song off her Simisola Album where she sampled lyrics from the Legendary Nigerian Musician Ebenezer Obey’s song. The visual of the song was shot by Aje Film Works and it featured special appearance by the Music Legend Ebenezer Obey himself. This is one lovely song. Check it out.
7. SMILE FOR ME
This song by Simi talked about the happiness one feels in love and ability to be someone’s reason to smile. The song is a track off her 2017 album and has gotten a lot of airplay, also featuring on Major music Charts in Nigeria.
In Smile for Me, the singer is asking her partner to take a chance on her as regards their love voyage because he’s the one her heart belongs to. The song was produced by super producer Oscar Heman-Ackah. With a beautiful visual to complement it. This is sure one hit song. Check it out.
8. BY YOU
This song by Simi features Nigerian Singer Adekunle Gold whom she got married to earlier this year. This song is a single off her 2019 Omo Charlie Champange vol 1 album.
In the song the couple once again delivered loving lyrics and sweet melodies while professing their love to each other and promised to stand by each other till the end of time.
The song was complemented with a beautiful visual which showed personal footage from their vacation, centering around their adventure across Los Angeles, playfully driving around and even making a stop at the LA staple, Randy’s Donuts. Lovely song. Check it out.
9. COMPLETE ME
This is a song by Simi which talked about Love. The song saw Simi talk about her love interest which completes her. The song is Produced by Oscar who worked on almost all the songs on the “Simisola” album 2017 (which the song is from).
Complete Me is a really strong love song, as Simi sings about how meeting the love of your life can ultimately complete you. She continues to prove she is one the most gifted lyricists we have walking today.
The visuals to the song which was directed by Aje Filmworks, shows what being in love should feel like. It follows Simi and her love interest as they flirt in the kitchen, run across fields and make googly eyes at each other. Check it out.
Lovin is a love jam mixed with pop sound ( Tekno’s pop vibe). This song proved Simi is one good lyricist all over again.The song talked about love with the visuals showing Simi and her love interest in a lovebird atmosphere. This sure is a hit. Check it out.
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