The 15 Best Nigerian-South African Collaborations

The long history of musical collaborations between Nigeria and South Africa has brought a rich harvest that exemplifies a strong symbiosis between indigenous musical heritage (highlife, house, etc.) and that which we have inherited from African-Americans (hip-hop and R&B;).

Our list showcases the best of many such collaborations with notable omissions which include “Juice Back” by Nasty C, Davido and Cassper Nyovest; but also wished-for inclusions like “How Long” by Davido and Tinashe, who is from next door Zimbabwe and so hindered by a minor geographical hiccup. Read on for our list of the best Nigerian and South African collaborations.

“Tchelete” – Davido & Mafikizolo (2014)

Said to have come about at an MTN networking session, “Tchelete” is positively organic in the seamless way all three…

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