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These Nigerian Songs Broke YouTube and Google Records in 2018

Davido's "Fall" has set another YouTube record, while Wizkid's "Fever" was the most googled Nigerian song.

Nigerian music had a big year, and the numbers prove it.

After becoming the most watched Nigerian music video on YouTube earlier this month, the video for Davido's hit song "Fall" has set a new record, becoming the first Nigerian music video to reach 100 million views on YouTube.

The music video, which was uploaded in 2017, edged out Yemi Alade's memorable 2014 video for "Johnny," which currently sits at 98 million views to claim the title.

READ: Best Nigerian Songs of 2018

Last time we checked in, "Fall," directed by Daps, was sitting at just over 98 million views as well, which means it gained 2 million new views in just 2 weeks, as Konbini points out.

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Olamide Drops the Official Video for His Latest Single 'Poverty Die'

The artist commands poverty to die in the new music video for his prayerful single.

Olamide shares the official music video for his ultra-catchy prayer warrior single "Poverty Die."

After sharing an animated video upon the song's initial release, the Nigerian rapper and singer is back with a second black-and-white visual that sees him commanding poverty to die once again.

It opens with the artist draped in white, praying for poverty's downfall alongside Nigerian actress Eniola Badmus, comedian Woli Arole and others before he heads to a classroom of students dressed in all-black with skeleton ski-masks. The two shots make for a striking visual contrast, but it's clear that everyone is united by one single mission: to put an end to poverty.

They appear to have succeeded by the end of the video, as Olamide reemerges in color and is surrounded by heaps of cash.

Check out the Unlimited L.A-directed music video below.

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Watch the Animated Video For Olamide's New Single 'Poverty Die'

Olamide uses prayer to fight off extreme poverty on his latest tune.

Olamide tackles poverty in his own unique way in his new song and video "Poverty Die."

The Nigerian artist is in full "prayer warrior" mode on the catchy song as he sends holy fire to kill poverty and prays intensely for its demise. "Poverty na my ex oh," sings Olamide atop production reminiscent of typical Nigerian praise and worship songs.

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