Naija to the World: Applause As 2 Nigerian Songs Feature on FIFA 2023 Official Soundtrack Playlist

Naija to the World: Applause As 2 Nigerian Songs Feature on FIFA 2023 Official Soundtrack Playlist

  • Two Nigerian songs Skelele and Finesse, made it to the official soundtrack for the FIFA 2023 video game
  • Reacting to his song Skelele featuring Olamide making the list, Bad Boy Timz expressed his excitement, adding that he felt honoured
  • Pheelz, who sang Finesse featuring BNXN, shared some lovely pictures via his page as many congratulated him on his latest achievement

It is another big win for the Nigerian music industry as two songs from the country made it to the list of the official soundtrack for the FIFA 2023 video game by EA Sports.

The two songs are ‘Finesse,’ by popular producer Pheelz featuring Buju BNXN, and ‘Skelele,’ by Bad Boy Timz featuring Olamide.

FIFA 2023 Soundtracks, Olamide, Bad Boy Timz, Pheelz, Buju, Skelele, Finesse
Skelele and Finesse make it to FIFA 2023 soundtracks. Credit: @badboytimz @olamide @bujutye @pheelzmrproducer
Source: Instagram

According to the reports, the football simulation video game published by Electronic Arts, FIFA 23, will be out on September 30, 2022, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, Stadia, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Bad Boy Timz reacts as Skelele makes it to FIFA 2023 sound track

Reacting to his recent achievement, Bad Boy Timz took to his Twitter handle to share the good news with his fans as he wrote:

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“Highly honoured to have my track “SKELELE” ft. @Olamide featured on The World’s Game #FIFA23 huge win for me, my team, my shock absorbers and Afrobeats as a whole.”

See his tweet below:

See Pheelz post below:

Fans congratulate Pheelz and Bad Boy Timz captured some of the reactions, see them below:


"Congrats bro! But You go still collect sha normally."


"We definitely playing once we link uppp! Congratulations my bro ."


"Afrobeat is taking over the world, you can see top world artiste are absolutely vibing and collobrating with our song, big win to Africa, and Nigeria as a whole."

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Wizkid to host Apple Music Live in London

Nigerian music star Ayo Balogun better known as Wizkid put the country’s music industry on the international scene.

This comes as Wizkid becomes the first African artiste to host the Apple Music Live, which is scheduled to take place on September 27, 2022.

Announcing the good news to his fans, Wizkid revealed he would also be performing his much-anticipated album, More Love, Less Ego (MLLE), at the event.


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