CRUZ9JA ENT., after massive research into the trends of the entertainment industry has brought forward a list of top 10 Middle Belts up & coming artistes to watch out for in the year 2019.
However, In previous years the Middle Belt has been known for having so many raw talents, but yet to be explored and who just get to be heard around their hood without making a remarkable appearance in the music scene. From 2018 you all will agree with us that the Middle Belt is gradually breaking bounds as artistes are showcasing their skills without fear of regional restriction.
Here CRUZ9JA has highlighted a few act to watch out for in 2019, although there might be others who are not on this list.
NB: Kindly note that this list of artistes is not in any particular order.
Ezeh Valentine, Popularly known as “V5ive”, has grown into a widely loved artiste with a fan base that is increasingly expanding with every release. The vocalist whose uniqueness remains unshaken has made a remarkable mark in the entertainment industry with his numerous hit singles. The Kogi based artiste who ended the year 2018 with a groovy track he titles “Abefe” which gained massive acceptance has long gone to work as he’s set to be the new blown act in the Nigerian Entertainment scene this year 2019.
RJ productions recent signee and frontliner Bitrus Mapida, well known as Lil Dozo, and now Dozo has been steady making a mark in the music industry in the Middle Belt and North-East consecutively. The Jos based MAUTECH graduate is sure going to have a promising year as he has started the year with a trending club banger “Only You” which features South Africa’s DJ Hakuna.
Joe Harisson, with stage name LY, the nasarawa based Artiste, Producer, Song writer and Blogger who has been steady delivering quality productions and music to his teeming fans with several award nominations and wins around the Middle Belt and Nigeria at large is set to take over the music scene this year 2019 as he starts up the year with a Cover of Teni’s song – Case getting his fans prepared for the massive break through.
TESSY OWY, a fast growing Benue born, Lagos-Abuja based female artiste has been in the music scene for 3years. She released her first single “Love U Taya” in 2017 to officially kick off her music career till date. She has released numerous hit singles which includes “Commando Level” and “AROMA”, a dope love tune which she was featured on by Star Show Records first born FORTUNE TUNEZ.
The 2018 winner of SPIT ON THE MIC Season1 brought to you by DJ Spicee has long stepped up her love game, and this time around starts up the year 2019 with a heart melting love song titled “PERFECT LOVE” featuring Pen.
Igbalumun Williams Usha who was known as Flowz, now Will Ems has been in the music industry steady making moves for a decade and delivering good music to his fans worldwide. The Benue born Abuja based singer is sure breaking through this year as his album launch in December last year has already got his songs all round radio stations in Abuja as his toping single “Sing For Me” visuals is soon to hit top TV stations in Nigeria.
Follow on instagram @Will_music
“Mak-Town’s finest rapper” and Y2K signed act Jato popularly known as JT Warrior has been steady making positive moves in the entertainment industry for a long time.
The Hip Hop star and one of Middle Belts most recognized blogger has released hits such as “Mind Your Own Business”, #MYOB, Smoke Room, and also features on CRUZ9JA’S Cypher “Take Over” in 2017.
The award winning star is set to steal the scene in 2019 as he has already released a now trending hardcore laced single “BlaQ Boy Dream” which was written by Benue Musical talent BOF.
Follow on instagram @jtwarriortheawesome
Budyum Sulim, popularly known as Budicious A-one, the A-one Brand boss has been in the game for long, making good music and shutting down gigs with the likes of ClassiQ and B.O.C with quality well tailored Hausa inspirational rap lines which his fans can’t resist but ask for more.
Follow on instagram @Budicious_aone
Litty Entertainment signed act Mawthie has made a remarkable appearance in the music industry in 2018 with numerous instagram short video covers to A-list artistes songs in the industry including; Burna Boy – On a Low, Teni – Case, 2face – Oyi, to mention but a few. The Yung6ix “Ina The Benz” competition first runner up is sure going to break bounds this year as the likes of Tunde Ednut, Yung6ix, 2face and a host of other celebrities have placed tabs on the young chap.
Follow on instagram @mawthie
Plateau State and Middle Belts rave of the moment Pomack Joel Dennis with stage name PROMPHIZY has made a remarkable mark in the Entertainment industry with hit singles like Emotions, Run Me Foreign and the most recent NWA BABY (Davido Cover) among others. The Unsigned act through his individual struggles and desire to serve good music to music lovers has comfortably secured a confident spot in the heart of his fans. 2019 sure looks good for the promising act as he begins the year with his just released trending single PHILO.
Follow on instagram @Promphizy
Entonu Gabriel popularly known as CrystalclearRapgod has been in the music industry delivering good rap lines to his fans. The Ajebo Hustlers boss and graphic designer has had numerous hit songs including Mr Swag,. The rap sensation started the year 2019 on a good note with a Cover to Falz trending single “Talk”, with a video to kick start the year of greatness.
If you know any promicing artistes that you believe will steal the music scene this year 2019, comment his/her name below;