12 Afrobeat Songs To Play Before a Job Interview

January 15, 2016
Ever heard music is everything? There are certain times you really need music especially Afrobeats to either get you hyped, confident, relaxed or less nervous. We made a list of Afrobeat songs you should listen to before a job interview. Come thank us when the interview goes well.

1. Wizkid – Ojuelegba

Considering you are coming from a rough past and you need something to relate to, to get you determined to get the job.

2. My Woman – Patoranking ft. Wande Coal

Are you in a relationship and trying to get a better paying job to cover expenses properly? This is the song to motivate you.

3. Adonai – Sarkodie ft. Castro

Quite the religious person? And you need something with a steady tempo to relax your mind and remind yourself “you know what time it is”. This is your song.

4. Owo Ni Koko – Davido

Is the money your motivation to succeed? You heard you will earn twice what you were earning previously? This is the pre-interview song for you.

5. Ashimapeyin – Wande Coal

Sometimes you may get ahead of yourself and skip the line, because you are too eager. Chill, calm down listen to this and relax.

6. Hol’ It – Shatta Wale

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMZBKA4amYw
This steady paced Afrobeat song will put you in the groove and ready for your interview. Going to have you ready to Hol’ it (the job)

7. Godwin – Korede Bello

This is probably the best Afrobeat song to listen to before an interview. Makes you confident you already landed the job.

8. Shoki – Lil Kesh

This is a motivational, hype, energizing song to put you in the mood! *Disclaimer: we said “listen to” before your interview, not dance to.

9. All Eyes On Me – AKA ft. Burna Boy, Da L.E.S., JR

Put yourself on the spot by listening to this. If you work better under pressure, this song will get your adrenaline levels up for action.

10. Dorrobucci – Mavins

The hit single from the Mavins has everything to do with getting you ready for a job interview.

11. Don Gorgon- Burna Boy

This song puts you in the “Don” mood. What else do you need to put your confidence level on a 100?

12. Soke – Burna Boy

This perfectly paced song will put you in a very relaxed mood, ready and calm enough to wow the interviewing panel. What are your own favorite afrobeat songs to listen to before a big event?

What are your own favorite afrobeat songs to listen to before a big event?

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