Zlatan popularly known as the Zanku god on the streets, is no doubt one of the best new revelation artist in the Nigeria music industry. Dishing out hits upon hits.
Omoniyi Raphael popularly known by his stage name Zlatan Ibile is a prolific rapper, songwriter and dancer in the Nigerian music industry who is popularly known for the catchphrase, “Kapachumarumarichipaco”.
He started his journey into the industry in 2014 when he won the Airtel One Mic talent show held in Abeokuta. He later caught more of our attention when he released a single titled “Zanku” with a powerful dance routine with the same name. Zanku which also translates to “Zlatan abeg no kill us”.
Most of his songs went viral after videos of some major artistes in the Nigerian musical scene were seen dancing to the song on internet. The artiste has over time proven his worth with the release of hit songs, ambassadorial awards and musical awards. Here are the best songs by Zlatan Ibile.
1. KILLIN DEM
This song saw Zlatan feature the African giant, Nigerian afrobeats singer Burna Boy.This song is a single, which dropped late last year. This song produced by Kel P has received massive airplay on TV and radio stations in Nigeria. Also topping major musical charts in Nigeria.
The song was complemented with a visual which was directed by Prodigeezy, which matches all of the energy of the song. It features dancers serving moves across rooftops and, also, uses clips from what looks to be a Nollywood movie.
The song recently won best collaboration song at the recently held AFRIMA awards. We at Alltalkradio can’t get enough of the song. Lovely song here. Check it out.
2. THIS YEAR
This song is a prophetic song which he released at the beginning of the year. The song has received street acceptance over the course of its release with massive airplay on TV and Radio stations, also been featured on major charts in the Country.
The song is produced by Rexxie , also mixed and mastered by Spyritmyx. The visual to the song was shot and directed by Clarence Peters . Check it out.
3. YEYE BOYFRIEND
This song by Nigerian artist Zlatan is a track off his upcoming debut album Zanku. On This song the popular “Zanku (Leg Work)” singer lists reasons for breaking up with time-wasting boyfriends, Yeye is a humorous Yoruba term often used to describe someone as “useless”.
The song is a change of pace for the artist, as it features him singing lightheartedly as opposed to delivering the traditional rap sound he’s known for.
The comedic visual sees the artist playing the role of a therapist to several failing couples.The visual to the song was shot and directed by Visionary Pictures. Lovely song here. Check it out.
This is a dance-able tune to complement dance phrase Zanku (which translates to Zlatan abeg no kill us) which he adopted since his debut in the Nigerian Music scene.
This song is produced by Rexxie. The song has since its time of release received massive airplay on TV and radio stations and has been featured on major musical charts in Nigeria.
This song also made it to one of our picks at Alltalkradio. Nice tune here. Check it out.
This song saw Zlatan feature the YAGI boss, Lil Kesh This song has enjoyed a massive airplay on TV and Radio stations in Nigeria, also have featured on major musical charts in Nigeria .
It is a party jam and a club hit banger. This song had a collaborative production effort from Rexxie & M & M Spyritmyx. The music video which has over 1.3 million YouTube views was directed by Director K. Nice song here. Check it out.
This song by Zlatan serves as his second single for the year. The song which has become a major street banger featured Ex Mavin boss lady Tiwa Savage.
The song has received massive airplay on TV and Radio stations since the time of its release. With a lovely visual to back it up, this song is surely a hit song. Check it out.
This song saw Zlatan feature DMW Boss Davido. The song is produced by DMW’s in house producer, Fresh VDM. It has become a major street anthem and has received massive airplay on TV and Radio Station since its release, also getting major features on top charts in Nigeria.
The beautiful visual of the song also did justice to its lyrics. Check it out .
The song is a rap song that carries so much in-depth of the rapper’s experience. The song throws more light on the journey so far on the pain and struggle, both present and that of the past including talks about the future.
The song over its time of release received massive airplay on TV and Radio stations, also featuring on major charts in the Country .Lovely song here. Check it out .
This song saw the Zanku master, Zlatan Ibile team up with IVD to pepper the industry. This song was produced by Phantom. Even before the release of this song, this song received many buzz on social media with the lyrics to the song got everyone talking as it saw him say he is ready to collect anyone who bears Bolanle from her stingy boyfriend and spoil her with treats . This later saw Lots of girls slide into his DM but he finally chooses one he took out on a date. Lovely song here. Check it out.
10. ODUN YI
This song which is a prayerful song saw Zlatan feature Space boi. Odun yi which also translates to this year saw the duo make prophetic claims into the new year. The Song was produced by NAS Beat and mixed by Demmie Vee.
The song has received massive airplay on Radio and TV stations since the time of its release. The song is a major street anthem and also has beautiful visuals to accompany it. Check it out.
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