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Top 10 best of 2Face Idibia songs

Top 10 best of 2Face Idibia songs

Innocent Ujah Idibia, a Nigerian vocalist, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, activist, and philanthropist better known by his stage name 2Baba, is regarded as one of Africa’s best musicians in 2021, notably for his vocal range, lyrical depth, and significance in the music industry.

In 2021 and 2022, his music has elevated him to the position of one of Nigeria’s wealthiest musicians.

2Baba, a veteran of the Nigerian music scene, released his debut solo album Face2Face, which included the smash song “African Queen.”

African Queen steered a pure surge of appreciation and awareness for Nigerian music among Africans on the continent and in the diaspora. Obviously, 2Face, the artist behind the famous song, has had a significant impact on the rise of Nigerian pop music in the 2000s.

Although he begun his career in 1994, 2face adopted his stage name (Tuface) in 1996. However, in 2016, he decided to abandon the name and officially changed it to 2Baba. He stated that he was separating his personal life from his career in the music industry.

Additionally, 2Baba is the first recipient of the 2005 MTV EMA for Best African Act.

From True love, Outside, Higher- spiritual healing, If love is a crime, Rainbow (remix), Right here, Only me, Ihe Neme, E be like say, and countless other successful songs, 2Baba has never failed to deliver classical and high-quality music sounds.

Many have described 2Baba as a music icon who has demonstrated consistency, a genuine passion for reinventing the wheel, and a strength of creativity that has come to define his genius; therefore, this article will compile the top ten best 2Face songs of 2022 and 2023.

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These songs were chosen based on their popularity, virality, and worldwide recognition.

1. African Queen- 2Face Idibia

“Just like the sun, light up the earth; you light up my life.”

The above lyrics are thought-provoking examples of 2Face’s finest work; African Queen was released in 2004 and continues to be a significant hit to this day. The song lauds the attractiveness of African women and functions as both a love song and a song of self-assurance.

If you are a devoted admirer of 2Baba, you should make this your favourite song.

“African Queen,” a timeless tune, was also featured on the soundtrack of the acclaimed US urban film Phat Girlz. According to reports, he was compensated N10 million for the song’s rights.

The tune featured video vixens Annie Macaulay and others. In 2012, 2Baba and Annie became a couple. Annie Idibia, who broke down in tears while recounting their marriage life and journey on a Netflix show earlier this year, explained that their love story was not flawless by referencing 2Baba’s baby mamas and children.

African Queen is the main single off of his debut album Face 2 Face, which was released on May 15, 2004.

2. Ole – 2Baba

‘Ole’ featuring Freestyle is a song from 2Baba’s 2004 album.

The album was produced by OJB Jezreel with a smooth delivery of emotion and sincerity. Without a doubt, 2Baba did an excellent job with this body of work.

At some point in the music video, you could see 2face crying while grasping his girlfriend’s dress; it is only right that you inform me of my position….

Freestyle does not kneel to receive attention. His rap verse is arguably the greatest Nigerian rap verse ever written.

3. Rain Drops – 2Baba

“Raindrops” is one of the best tracks of 2Face and is part of his third studio album in 2008.

In this best song of 2Face, he advises young men not to expend energy on women and sexual impulses. In the song, he narrated his ordeal and all the innumerable blessing in disguise that he received – his children.

It is unquestionably one of the best songs from 2face because here you could hear him open up about his life choices and the lessons he learnt.

4. True Love – 2Baba

True Love is an award-winning composition from 2Baba’s “Grass to Grace” album, which was released in 2006 and produced by Kenny’s Music.

The album was published for the first time on December 8, 2006. True Love is an emotionally charged tune about matters of the heart, accompanied by 2Baba’s distinctive vocals. If you are feeling sentimental, you should probably press the play button and observe the onset of serenity as you listen.

5. If love is a crime

“If love is a crime” is a beautiful rendition from the stables of 2Face, alias 2Baba. One of the best compositions of 2Baba, “If love is a crime”, is well-written and composed.

The melodic chorus, Every time dat I gaze into ur eyes I see fire in there (Fire)…tells the story of the complexities of love and how much the narrator appreciates his lover.

The masterwork rendition is the 10th track off 2Baba’s 13-track project, “Grass 2 Grace”.

6. E be like say – 2Baba

Unlike 2Baba’s other tracks, E be, like, say, captures the nature of the Nigerian political system and what the politicians do in a quest to gain votes. Here, 2face reiterates how politicians disregard the populace after receiving their ballots. From the lyrics, you could hear 2Baba imploring politicians E be like say, you wan to tell us another story again oo.

The song is satirical, highlighting the absurdity of political leaders and their never-ending promises to improve.

7. Be There – 2Baba

These are the lyrics to “Be there,” a 2010 single from 2Face alias 2Baba’s fourth studio album, Unstoppable (International Edition Album). The composition was distributed by Hypertek music.

Unstoppable signalled a turnaround in 2Baba’s career; the album was a commercial success and received accolades.

8. Implication – 2Baba

If you are searching for the best party-starting song by 2Face, also known as 2Baba, then “Implication” is it.

“Implication” is one of 2Baba’s greatest hits from the 2010 SMVA Award-winning international Edition of Unstoppable. This song has significant Lagos party vibes that will attract everyone with its rhythm. Implication is the seventh track on 2Baba’s album.

9. Amaka – 2Baba Ft. Peruzzi

Produced by Speroach Beatz, Amaka by 2Baba featuring Peruzzi is an instant success song that became viral online. The song Amaka is one of 2face best compositions and one of the 7th tracks of the album Warriors, released on February 2020.

“Amaka disappoint” became a trending slang in 2018 due to the character of 2Baba’s song. The whole country went into an uproar. Perhaps it was the relativity of the lyrics. Nevertheless, music reviewers and critics attributed its success to 2Baba’s signature for unleashing viral hit sounds.

10. For Instance – 2Baba

For Instance is one of 2Baba’s best tracks, released in 2006 from his “Grass 2 Grace” album. In 2007, he won the MOBO Award for the album, which sold over a million copies in its first week of release.

This hit song will take you down memory lane as you listen with your headphones inserted in.