There are several mainstream artists who have turned their faith, past experiences, and love for God into great pop songs.
These Nigerian Songs About Prayer For Wealth & Prosperity you might not realize had a theological theme because they are from artists you wouldn’t expect. This is because there is the notion that pop songs with religious themes don’t fit well with the public so they don’t get much attention. Well, that’s because The devil, as they say, has all the best tunes. In this article, we would be listing out songs that are about prayer and the love of God.
Olamide – “Eleda Mi”
Off his third studio album “Baddest Guy Ever Liveth,” Olamide who has many prayerful tunes in his catalog of hits, sings to his maker (his eleda) to ‘turn up’ and not sleep. Olamide sings about how he came out victorious over his naysayers, enemies, and evil supernatural beings. A tune that encourages the listener to sit and pray for more blessings.
Wouldn’t it be great if baba God could actually pick up calls whenever we reach out to him? Produced by Pheelz and released off his critically acclaimed project “Gold,” ‘dekunle came through with an intense lyrical message based on a personal life context that entreats one’s self to God on bigger, brighter aspirations. It’s basically a tune that makes one reach out to God for more blessings.
9ice – “Mercy”
Even those that have been blessed abundantly seek for more blessings and such is the same for mercy. 9ice on this tune prays to God for more mercy, he asks for when he would be blessed again because he has been ridiculed enough. The singer had gotten criticized for getting married for the third time on the internet and also for failing to fulfill his promise – bringing home a Grammy award. So he calls on God for Mercy
Terry G – “Adura” Ft Skiibii
Known for his eccentric dress-sense, controversial lyrics, and aggressive singing, Terry G is the last person you’ll ever imagine to sing a song full of praises to God. Prior to the track’s release, he stated that those making secular music would never have peace of mind or make heaven, the singer stayed true to his words and made a massive comeback by releasing this inspirational track.
The singer teamed up with Skiibii for “Adura”, produced by Young John. Terry goes highly spiritual in his usual passion but on this track, he does it with more soul than usual. He calls on God with his whole heart to answer his prayers while Skibii comes with a thankful heart before requesting for more blessings.
“Adura” is simply a true reflection of what prayers and faith can do for the true believers of His words. No matter what the present seems like, it doesn’t determine the future. Prayer Is The Master Key! Enjoy!
Olamide – “Poverty Die”
Who prays to have a good relationship with poverty? absolutely no one. Released towards the end of 2018, Olamide came through with a track filled with prayers only talked about the negative effect of poverty. It became a prayer for many as the lyrics were more like asking for spiritual assistance in converting poverty. Due to the content of its message, the song became a lover of fans as its a song to help raise optimism for a better financial life.
Simi – “Ayo”
At the time this track was released, Simi was newly wedded to the love of her life, Adekunle Gold, so it must have felt like a song that highlights her search for happiness before getting married. Looking deeply at the lyrics, you would discover that “Ayo” which means Joy is actually a song about prayer for happiness, joy, and the finest things in life. Listen!
Darey – “Pray For Me” ft. Soweto Gospel Choir
On this mid-tempo Afro-soul groove, “Pray for Me,” Darey featured the five-time Grammy award-nominated group, two-time Grammy award-winning and one Emmy award-winning, Soweto Gospel Choir. The singer channelled the spirit of his forefathers, playing the role of a traditional folk storyteller as he relays a positive, relevant, and inspirational message.“Pray For Me” is a story of triumph, even against the greatest odds.
Sean Tizzle – “Loke Loke” ft 9ice
This track immediately takes you into prayer mode. Released off his critically acclaimed sophomore album, “The Journey,” Sean Tizzle sings about going higher and higher no matter how his enemies try to bring him down and about how God has got his back. “Baba lon sho mi, Shebi iwo lon bo mi, Loke loke , loke loke la ma ma lo “
Areezy – “Ori”
Prod by Swagschord, “Ori” is an inspirational and prayerful song that sees the singer ask for blessings from God. From having a big bank account to numerous cars and mansions, this track sung beautifully in the Yoruba language, is another wake-up call for everyone to establish a strong connection with God.
Patoranking – “Alubarika”
Released in September 2013, Patoranking wormed his way into the hearts of millions with “Alubarika” which literally translates to God’s Blessings”. The song features Nigerian music heavyweight, Timaya, and talks about the testimony about the singer’s life, the way things evolved, and revolved around him, his transition from the ghetto to hero and grass to grace. Patoranking’s story is quite relatable and anyone listening to this track would be compelled to ask God’s blessings.
Davolee – “Way“
“Way” is a song that would make you pray for God’s blessings. As produced by Aibird, Davolee prays for money to come his Way because he doesn’t want to Beg. He also wants for wealth attached with peace and prosperity… Listen below
Victor AD – “Prayer Request” ft Patoranking
As the title suggests, this track is a prayer request to God. According to Victor, the song was created to offer hope and strength to people who are going through financial and emotional difficulties. It is filled with powerful and inspiring lyrics. “I pray to God make he secure the connect, Make problem no pass me wallet, My heart desire I for like to Hammer, So when dem bring the Bill i no go hide, Cos i go get back to you na Wash”
Dammy Krane – “Amin”
Produced by Spellz, this is probably Dammy Krane’s most emotional song ever. The song is a prayerful tune for God’s blessings, from building houses, bearing children, to buying a Bugatti, the song sang beautifully in Yoruba and English advises that prayer is Key in everything we do. “A ma kole mole, Amin,A ma bimo l’emo, Amin, Asiri wa o ni tu, Amin,, Help me say Amin O, Amin,, A ma ri ba tise,
Amin, Gbo gbo nawo nawo,, Amin,, We go buy Bugatti, Amin,, Help me say Amin O. “
Olaosebikan Olabimpe is a News Writer and Content Creator at Tooxclusive.
Her idea of a great day is to be indoors snuggled up with a book and good music.
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