Popular Joeboy Songs that Grew Him to Prominence
In this post we would lay before you 5 trending songs from Joeboy that turned his career to a wild fire.
Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa-Donus, known professionally as Joeboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Mr. Eazi of record label “emPawa Africa” discovered him in 2017. His genre of music is that of Afro pop and R&B. He was born on 21 May 1997 in Lagos State, Nigeria.
How Did Joeboy Get Famous?
Joeboy first became popular after his cover of Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You got large listenership worldwide which brought him to the attention of Mr Eazi. He was the first artiste to receive sponsorship from Mr Eazi under the philanthropic initiative, emPawa Africa.
Trending Joeboy songs that got him to stardom
1. “Baby” (2019)
Joeboy who made his first major debut in the music industry through the Mr Eazi sponsored Empawa dropped the ‘Dera’ produced song ‘Baby’ and ever since then the song has been on everybody’s lips and shows no sign of stopping anytime soon, has it keeps getting new every time it is played and has climbed every major music chart in and around Nigeria.
The song which was released under the Mr. Eazi music imprint was released sometimes last year officially and became an anthem amongst Nigerian youths. Following the success of the song, Joeboy dropped a visualizer video to the song on YouTube and it currently has 9.2million views. He then followed up with an official video directed by prolific video director Justin Campos, it has also garnered about 11million views currently on the video-sharing platform.
The Banku Music signed act has shown to the world through this song that he is here to stay as his song ‘Baby’ has a good lyrics to it and also sounds like a masterpiece, different from the usual sound served by a lot of Nigerian music acts. The song has also been topping the songs of A-listers on music charts, contending rigorously with every other hit song for the number one spot on every music chart since its debut. The song stayed as Nigeria’s number one track for a long time as it took months for it to go down.
2. Beginning (2019)
Joeboy, the Nigerian talented singer behind viral smash “Baby,” returns with his new single “Beginning,” produced by Killertunes. Joeboy‘s “Beginning” captures that space between the friend zone and romance with its succinct refrain: “I’m beginning to begin to fall in love.” The song got millions of streams & views on YouTube & other digital stores.
3. “Don’t Call Me Back” ft. Mayorkun (2019)
“Don’t Call Me Back” sees Joeboy mining a real-life relationship gone sour while showcasing his knack for melodic, tuneful hooks alongside fellow Nigerian, Mayorkun. produced by Beatssbyko.
After chasing his crush from ‘Baby‘ to ‘Beginning‘ Joeboy finally gave up on the love chase as he tells her to stop playing with his feelings and affections. Since she is attracted to another man, he is leaving for another lady to show her love and warms her not to call him back cos he is tired of the games.
Which the artiste gives Writers: Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa-Donus, Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel & Kevin Chukwuneye Akpewe
4. All For You (2020)
After much effort putting out alot of smashing hit, “All For You” is not just among his best songs but also his first hit, it is a sensational song which is banging our speakers up till now. The song was produced by the heavyweight Nigerian record producer, Beatssbyko.
“All For You’ is a sound for all the beautiful ladies around the world, which his lady comes back to him to ask for his tender and true love. She is now ready to break up with her boyfriend and stay with J-boy alone. As mixed by Oxygen.
All For You Is lifed from his first body of work titled ‘Love & Light‘. The body of work is an EP (Extended Playlist) that consists of 5 lovely tracks with a story-line that leads from one to the other. Off the impressive body of work we presents the 4th track titled “All For You“ which was released ahead of his forthcoming studio album.
Which the artiste gives Song Credits: : Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa-Donus & Kevin Chukwuneye Akpewe
5. “Call” (2020)
There is more to Joeboy career as he unlocks this tune “Call” which was premiered during the Pandemic 2020.
Joeboy ” Call” Remains a smash hit as it has gone No. 1 on Apple Music in Nigeria and Uganda with “Baby” and “Beginning” — his first two solo singles — as well as top 10 spots in Kenya, Ghana and Zimbabwe. His swift ascent and hitmaking talent has taken him beyond the continent, landing him coverage and plaudits from Rolling Stone, CNN, Complex, Pitchfork and Billboard among others.