Indigenous Nigerian music

Indigenous Nigerian music is the music originating from the various indigenous tribes of Nigeria. It encompasses mainly traditional music styles, although some forms have absorbed partial influences from genres performed by immigrant and foreign musicians.[1]


Traditional formsEdit

Contemporary musicEdit

These genres have incorporated external musical influences:

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "'Nigerians Now Appreciate Indigenous Music'". Leadership. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2015.