1da Banton, a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer, has reached a major milestone in his career as his hit single, “No Wahala,” crosses over 100 million streams on Spotify. The song, which was released in 2021 as one of the lead singles from his debut album “Original Vibe Machine,” has become one of Afrobeats’ biggest cross-over songs. With his impressive songwriting and production skills, 1da Banton has delivered several chart-topping singles, and “No Wahala” is no exception.
The song’s digital success has been remarkable, and it has now crossed over 100 million streams on Spotify, making it one of the most-streamed Nigerian songs on the platform. The song’s popularity has led to a remix in 2022, featuring Tiwa Savage and Kizz Daniel, which has now surpassed over 20 million streams on Spotify.
1da Banton’s international success with “No Wahala” has allowed him to build on his momentum, and he has started off 2023 strong with the release of “Call Jehova.” With this achievement, 1da Banton joins an exclusive class of hit songs, including “Love Nwantiti,” “Calm Down,” “Last Last,” “Essence,” “YE,” “On The Low,” “Emiliana,” and “Rush,” to have surpassed 100 million streams.
Apart from being a notable milestone in 1da Banton’s career, this accomplishment further reinforces the growing influence of Afrobeats music globally. The genre has continued to expand its reach, crossing over into mainstream music in various parts of the world. As more Afrobeats artists continue to break barriers, it is expected that the genre will keep growing in popularity, providing a platform for Nigerian music to shine.