Oyi (song)

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"Oyi"
Official Cover for Flavour's Oyi Remix Single.jpg
Single by Flavour N'abania featuring Tiwa Savage
from the album Uplifted
Released February 18, 2012
Format Digital download
Genre R&B , Highlife
Length 3:20
Label 2nite Entertainment
Songwriter(s)
Flavour N'abania singles chronology
"Odiro Easy"
(2011)
"Oyi"
(2012)
"Kwarikwa (Remix)"
(2012)

"Odiro Easy"
(2011)
"Oyi Remix"
(2012)
"Kwarikwa (Remix)"
(2012)
Music video
"Oyi Remix" on YouTube

"Oyi" (Remix) is a song by Nigerian recording artist Flavour N'abania, taken from his second studio album Uplifted (2010). The original version of the song was released on June 22, 2011.[1] The remix, which features vocals from Tiwa Savage, was released in 2012. The music video for the song has eclipsed the 6 million views mark on YouTube.[2]

Background and release[edit]

"Oyi" (Remix) was written by Flavour N'abania and Tiwa Savage. Flavour promoted the single via his Twitter account prior to releasing the music video.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Oyi" (Remix) was shot at a studio in Nigeria. The original version was also shot at undisclosed locations in Nigeria.

Tiwa Savage remix[edit]

Tiwa recorded a version of the song prior to doing the official remix with Flavour.[4][5]

Accolades[edit]

"Oyi" (Remix) was nominated for Best R&B Single at The Headies 2011. The music video for "Oyi" (Remix) won the Best R&B Video award at the 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards.

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2011 The Headies Best R&B Single Nominated
2012 Channel O Music Video Awards Best R&B Video Won

Track listing[edit]

Digital single
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Oyi (Remix)"Flavour N'abania and Tiwa Savage3:20
2."Oyi (Remix) (Tiwa Savage remix)"Tiwa Savage [6]1:45

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flavour". GreatLakesMix. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
  2. ^ "VIDEO: Flavour ft Tiwa Savage – OYI (Remix)". Notjustok. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ MUOMAH, ONYINYE. "REVIEW OF FLAVOUR NABANIA UPLIFTED ALBUM". Nigeria Films. Archived from the original on 17 July 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Tiwa Savage – OYI (Tiwa Remix)". Notjustok. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Tiwa Savage – Oyi [Remix]". Tooxlcusive. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Get Familiar: Tiwa Savage – Oyi Remix [Female Version]". 360nobs. Retrieved 8 October 2013.