15 Popular Nigerian Artistes That Can Play A Musical Instruments

Musical Instrument

Versatility is one key that helps to boost one’s career as an entertainer. That’s is why an influencer can also be an actor and at the same time a musician. It isn’t magic, some people are that good.
Most of popular nigerian artistes however, have one or two musical instruments they are good at playing.

Let’s check out a few of them.

1-4. The Kuti’s Family

All the Artistes from the Kuti family took after their dad, the legendary Fela Anikulapo-Kuti who plays musical instruments like the saxophone and piano excellently well. Femi Kuti plays the saxophone and piano, Seun Kuti plays the saxophone while Made Kuti plays the saxophone,piano and drums like a pro.

5. ASA

The evergreen musician, ASA is very skilled in playing the guitar,piano and french horn. She even has an album cover of her holding her guitar excitedly.

6. Davido

Multiple times, Davido has been seen playing the drums, both in videos,meme stickers and pictures. Might be for fun, but Davido is definitely good on the drums.

7. Flavor

Flavour Nabania is a singer and songwriter who plays multiple instruments but he’s mostly seen with the guitar and piano, especially the guitar. This can be seen in most of his music videos.

8. TuFace Idibia

The legendary singer, TuFace Idibia also known as 2Baba plays the piano. This can be seen from the African Queen Remix video where he was playing the piano passionately.

9. Psquare

Seen in couple of scenarios, the Psquare brothers are experts in playing the piano and the guitar.

10. Johnny Drille

Johnny Drille is a multi instrumentalist, he plays the keyboard and the guitar so well. After all, romantic songs are not complete without the melody from guitar effect.

11. Cavemen

The cavemen, a Nigerian Highlife Band that consists of Kingsley Okorie and Benjamin James are experts in the guitar and the drum set respectively. They’re more known as bassist and drummer before musicians.

12. Ckay

Ckay, the ‘Love Nwatiti’ crooner is very good with the guitar just like he sang with the guitar during his performance at the London O2 Arena Made In Lagos show.

13. Dbanj

Dbanj the “Koko master” who is a great entertainer also plays the Mouth Organ fantastically well which is very rare amongst Artistes globally.

14. Tems

Tems Baby , the Nigerian RnB and Neo Soul singer is good at playing both the keyboard and the guitar.

15. Mayorkun

Finally on this topic, Mayorkun popularly known as the Mayor Of Lagos plays the keyboard excitedly as he has been seen in videos on social media having fun freestyling while playing the keyboard.


Share your thoughts on other popular Nigerian artiste that are as well good with musical instruments.

Author: Ta'ziyya

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