Nigeria’s D’Banj In UK Top 10 Chart
D’banj (Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo) made history recently by reaching the UK Top 10 Chart (debuted at no.9 on the Billboard UK Charts) with his 2012 summer single, Oliver Twist. Oliver Twist is an uptempo dance fusion of Afro-Beats, R&B and electronic dance music that topped the African charts 2011 and was a top 10 hit in the UK singles chart in 2012 reaching number 2 on the UK R&B chart.
D’banj, who recently signed for Kanye West’s GOOD MUSIC, was not the only African artist making waves around Europe in recent times. Popular Nigerian R&B singers, P-Square, were also listed for four weeks on France Singles Top 100, eventually reaching number 6 where their song, Positif, stayed for one week. Positif (E No Easy Remix) was released in collaboration with Matt Houston of R&B de Rue fame. You can watch both videos below.