Nwa Baby

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"Nwa Baby"
Single by Flavour N'abania
from the album Uplifted
Released 2011
Format Digital download
Genre Highlife
Length 4:22
Label 2nite Entertainment
Songwriter(s) Flavour N'abania
Flavour N'abania singles chronology
"Nwa Baby"
"Nwa Baby"
"Oyi (I Dey Catch Cold)"

"Nwa Baby"
"Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)"
"Oyi (I Dey Catch Cold)"
Music video
"Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)" on YouTube

"Nwa Baby" (Ashawo Remix) is a song by Nigerian recording artist Flavour N'abania, taken from his second studio album Uplifted. The song originally appeared on Flavour's debut studio album N'abania.[1] The song describes girls who transform themselves from being reserved to being outgoing. On May 18, 2013, Flavour performed "Nwa Baby" (Ashawo Remix) in front of a large crowd at People's Park in Durban, South Africa alongside D'banj, 2Face Idibia, Fally Ipupa, and Snoop Dogg.[2]

Background and release[edit]

"Nwa Baby" (Ashawo Remix) was written by Flavour N'abania and released on June 22, 2011. The single made waves in Nigeria prior to its video release. The song and lyrics was originally written and performed by "Cardinal" Rex Lawson back in the 1960s. Then the song was entitled "Sawale".

Music video and accolades[edit]

The music video for "Nwa Baby" (Ashawo Remix) was shot in South Africa by Godfather Production. It was nominated for Most Gifted Afro-Pop Video and Most Gifted African West Video at the 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards. It was also nominated for Best High Life Video at the 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Year Awards ceremony Award description Results
2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best High Life Video Nominated
Channel O Music Video Awards Most Gifted Afro-Pop Video Nominated
Most Gifted African West Video Nominated

Track listing[edit]

Digital single
1."Nwa Baby"Flavour N'abania4:22

Video info[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Nigeria June 22, 2011 Digital download 2Nite Entertainment


  1. ^ "Flavour - N'abania - Audio CD". MyAfricanBargains. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  2. ^ Salami, Dapo. "Video: MTV Africa All Stars With Snoop Lion, 2Face, D'banj, Flavour & Others". 360nobs. Retrieved 29 June 2013.