Top 10 IGEDE AGBA Songs ever Recorded
We are delighted in igedeonline.com to bring you top 10 songs about Igede Agba. First of all what is “Igede Agba”? Most of you (that are not Igede by tribe), must have come across the phrase “Igede Agba” or hear about it one way or another. But for those of you who haven’t really heard about it, or have heard it but don’t know what it is, let’s quickly use this medium to acquaint you with what Igede Agba entails.
Igede Agba was started in 1957 by great Igede elites, and it’s a day set aside to celebrate the Igede people of Benue State Nigeria. Igede is a name of the son of Agba and Agba is a son of Eran Ekpen from Ora kingdom in Edo State Nigeria. The tribe migrated from Ora kingdom to the present Igede land due to an unresolvable conflict that degenerated to war between them and the Ora people. After settling down, they set a day for remembering their freedom. So, if you say Igede Agba is like the October 1st Celebration in Nigeria, you are correct. Yam is Igede’s chief crop, it is therefore the food used to celebrate this festival. So, those who have misconception about what Igede Agba celebration is all about, can read this article; “How Igede Agba Celebration Started in 1957”. Igede Agba is a celebration of Igede’s freedom and it’s identity.
So, many entertainers from the tribe have sang different songs about the festival. The first one that was done, came from award winning Mr Yukay (formerly Befelow Uk). The talented Igede ambassador rose to limelight with his first single ever, released on 4th September, 2009 which was Igede Agba day and it is titled “Igede Agba” (Ego Ny’Igede). The audio CD was sold over 500,000 copies before the video was released in 2010. Since then, there have been several other songs on this topic. Now, let the count down begins! The spot each of the songs falls on is subject to the opinion of the management of igedeonline.com and views of Igede music fans across the globe.
10. IGEDE AGBA BY PASS DEVIL
Pass Devil a.k.a Passy Passy is an energetic performer and a great afropop singer. He’s a Southwest based artiste who hails from Okpokwu Ito, Obi local government area of Benue State. Here is his own version of Igede Agba and it comes on number 10.
9. IGEDE AGBA BY SUNNYGREAT
Sunnygreat is a talented gospel minister and a creative instrumentalist from Ogore Ito, Obi LGA. He rose to stardom when he was featured in his father’s Album “Ogbo Ny’Ohe in 2011 and he has since been active in the Igede music scene with two albums to his credit. He released his own version of Igede Agba on 18th August, 2021. He takes number 9 spot. 👇
8. IGEDE AGBA BY ERYCE DENNISON
Dennison is a gospel and inspirational singer from Oju Nmole, in Oju L.G.A. He is a producer and an instrumentalist with several hit songs. His version of Igede Agba comes at number 8.
7. IGEDE AGBA BY MANSHINE
Manshine Idikwu started his music career as a dancer. He was one of the dancers for Igede Agba Album by Befelow Uk and later developed his singing prowess. He has been called by God and he is now a minister of the Gospel. His gospel Album is cooking and shall drop soon. Nevertherless, he released his version of Igede Agba before he had the call and it is a nice song. It sits firmly on spot 7.
6. IGEDE AGBA BY MAXZY BX
Maxzy BX is a fast rising singer who came to limelight in 2020 with his first single; Igede Agba. The Lagos based Oju starboy has been doing very well for himself, even with the release of his latest Album on all digital platforms. He is on spot 6 with his version of Igede Agba.
5. IGEDE AGBA BY MAD-MONEY
Mad-Money formerly, MadMore Udama is a Europe based Igede singer from Adiko Ito. The ragga singer cum dancer released his first album in 2010 with it’s videos. He is currently in Europe doing great exploits. He featured M-Humble, Tu Cold, Mr Real, Prof Jay (now Zeek9ine) and Mr Yukay Befelow in his own version of Igede Agba. Cop it here at spot 5. 👇
4. IGEDE AGBA BY NATHAN ALA
Nathan from Ainu is a gospel music minister. He dropped his first album in 2019. The Album has a song titled Igede Agba, which features Igede music first son himself, Mr Yukay. The song comes in number 4 spot.
3. IGEDE AGBA KINGSLEY IJUO
This King is a real king when it comes to highlife music and performance. His energy on stage is second to none. Kingsley is from Anyode Ochimode and he’s based in Lagos, after years of music exploitation in Igede kingdom. His version of the song carries so much originality. Meet Kingsley Ijuo in spot 3 below.
2. IGEDE AGBA BY PO POPSY
Born Ogbu, Popzee formerly known as PO Popsy is a Lagos based Afropop super star. He started his music career in 2013 and owns an album in 2014. Popzee has done several other hit songs like Opesse, Igede Ihyoo amongst others. Here is his version of Igede Agba in spot 2.
1. IGEDE AGBA BY BEFELOW MRYUKAY
Here comes our number one spot, occupied by award winning singer, teacher, presenter etc. Mr Yukay was formerly known as Befelow Uk. He founded the style and was the first to sing about Igede Agba and the history of Igede, before all others follow. His hit song, which has been named the most played song in the history of Igede People, has been known as an evergreen Masterpiece which trends every year. People gives their testimony that they don’t get tire listening to the song as it is more spiritual. He added another version of the same song in another Album title “Legacy”. It’s called “Igede Agba Reloaded” Download both below.
IGEDE AGBA RELOADED
The above are the top 10 Igede Agba Songs ever Recorded. Now, let’s have your view at the comment section.