Bella Shmurda


Bella Shmurda is a conscious Afrobeats singer and songwriter hailing from Lagos, Nigeria. As the ‘New Voice of the Street’ this independent artist is dedicated to speaking the truth against all odds.

Since kicking off his illustrious career in 2019, Bella Shmurda has accumulated a string of accolades. With over 1.5 billion lifetime streams and more than 13 million total followers, the Fuji-inspired singer is Audiomack’s highest streamed African artist (2020-2022), Boomplay’s Most Searched Artist of the Year (2021), Apple Music’s 10th Most Streamed Artist in Nigeria of all time (2021) and Shazam’s 10th Most Streamed Artist in Nigeria of all time (2021).

In addition to smashing records, the multi-award winner validates his position in Afrobeats by having mega collaborations with the genre’s royalty such as Davido, Olamide and Tiwa Savage. After co-writing ‘Anoti’ with Wizkid, the icon tweeted “One day. I’m gon sit y’all down and explain how important Bella Shmurda’s voice is in African music”. This is evident as the superstar continues to dominate charts; most recently peaking at #1 on Apple Music’s Top 25: Lagos charts with his brand new single, ‘Loner’ (2024). Having just completed a 9-city UK tour and 6-stop European tour in Spring 2024, this year is already looking bright for Bella Shmurda.

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