Nwa Baby

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"Nwa Baby"
Single by Flavour N'abania
from the album Uplifted
Released2011
FormatDigital download
GenreHighlife
Length4:22
Label2nite Entertainment
Songwriter(s)Flavour N'abania
Flavour N'abania singles chronology
"Nwa Baby"
(2005)
"Nwa Baby"
(2011)
"Oyi (I Dey Catch Cold)"
(2011)
Music video
"Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)" on YouTube

"Nwa Baby" (Ashawo Remix) is a song by Nigerian singer Flavour N'abania. It was released as the lead single from his second studio album, Uplifted (2010). The song originally appeared on his debut studio album, N'abania (2005).[1] It 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. It is a remake of Cardinal Rex's 1960 hit "Sawale".[3]

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
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Nwa Baby"Flavour N'abania4:22

References[edit]

  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.
  3. ^ Eromo Egbejule (1 February 2015). "Nigeria: Rex Jim Lawson and This Highlife of a Thing". AllAfrica via This Day. Retrieved 14 March 2019.