Philipo's 'Lagos' hit song turns blockbuster hours after release

Nigeria’s music sensation, Omhanyihe Philip Osas, popularly known as Philipo, on Friday, dropped a single titled “Lagos,” which topped many musical charts within hours of release.

For the Edo State-born singer, who made his release on the Prezia Entertainment label, it was a promise fulfilled, as he had a few days back, promised his fans and all music lovers he was coming out with a bang.

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“The song, ‘Lagos’ also made it to the iTunes Top 10, maintaining a steady lead on its playlists such as, ANMF; Naija Bangers; Afro Bangers; Afrobeats New Friday and A List Afrobeats.”

Philipo’s “Lagos,” which also formed the talking points on social platforms on Friday, is moving fast on the music channels like a wild fire – thus, from its day one, the hit song had become a blockbuster.

Earlier, Philipo, rolling out his plans for the year, had said he was coming to change the sound of music with his lyrics.

He had described his musical journey thus far as “smooth and promising,” saying he had been encouraged to push on by mentors likes African China, 2Face Idibia and Sir Victor Uwaifor.

This year 2021, Philipo had said he would be out with songs his fans and other admirers alike cum music lovers won’t be able to resist. “What I’m saying here is, Philipo is a musician to watch. It will be a year to hold the industry by storm,” he said.

“I’m grateful to God for the success of this project, while I thank my fans and music lovers generally for their patronage of ‘Lagos,'” Philipo said.

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