Believe us, we know 2016 has been very tough! From the economy that is dancing azonto to personal heartbreaks, we all need some form of inspiration before we finally get to sign out from 2016. These songs will do just that!

1. ‘Surulere’ -Dr Sid ft Donjazzy

Because there’s light at the end of 2016.

2. ‘Rise’ -Katy Perry

Don’t break! Victory is in your veins!

3. ‘Fight Song’ – Rachel Platten

For all of us who don’t plan on giving up. Ever!

4. ‘Bring It On’- PSquare

Hey 2016, is this all you’ve got?

5. ‘Alive’ – Sia

After everything, you are still alive. ALIVE!

6. ‘Great Nation’ – Timi Dakolo

Nigeria needs inspiration too abeg! She don suffer!

7. ‘Mercy’ – Banky W

Have mercy, Lord!

8. ‘The Sun Is Rising’ – Britt Nicole

You’re gonna make it! Just hold on!

9. ‘Bang My Head’ – David Guetta Ft Sia, Fetty Wap

You’ll rise above it all, we promise. Don’t actually bang your head against the wall, please and thank you!

10. ‘Life (Walaahi)’ – R2Bees

‘So keep doing whachu doing and don’t watch nobody!’


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