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?

Join The Conversation

Bring a friend.

You'll like this

Watch

Now on Zikoko

June 27, 2022

Salary week is upon us and you’re probably checking your phone every minute, waiting for the credit alert to drop. But the most heartbreaking thing is when your employer serves you breakfast by not paying on the due date. If you’ve been there before, you can probably relate to these feelings. You think it’s just […]

Recommended Quizzes

April 1, 2020

Everyone has a Nigerian bank that matches their personality. You could either be as likeable as GTB, as efficient as Access or as mature as First Bank. Either way, all you have to do is take this quiz and we’ll let you know with almost 100% certainty. So, go ahead:

November 27, 2019

Do you have a face that could make angels jealous, or should you really be walking around with a nylon bag over your head so you don’t scare children? Well, this quiz is here to answer that by telling you exactly how good-looking you are. Take and find out: 11 Quizzes For People Who Aren’t […]

April 14, 2020

Every friend group consists of very different and specific characters — from the parent to the fun one — and it can be a little tough figuring out where you fall. So, we’ve created a quiz that lets you know exactly what kind of friend you are. Take to find out:

September 1, 2021

August is over, and here are some of our best quizzes from August. Enjoy: 1. QUIZ: Only Ajebutters Can Get 10/21 On This Quiz Some people like to form ajepako when they’re really ajebutter. Are you one of them? Let’s find out. 2. QUIZ: Sorry, If You’re Under 25 There’s No Way You Can Pass […]

November 28, 2019

There are so many talented and stunning Nollywood actors that make it hard not to fall in love with them. So, while we all know the likelihood of us ending up with any of them is super low, it’s still fun to imagine a world where we actually stood a chance, and that’s why this […]

More from Oldies

May 27, 2021

Children’s day, a day set apart for kids. Like they don’t win at life already? You’re not paying bills or rent and you have a day to celebrate yourself? Get me their manager, please. On days like this, we can’t help but remember how good we used to have it so we wrote this article […]

Watch

Trending Videos

Zikoko Originals

December 14, 2020
What happens when a group of chatty young Nigerians talk about things they're passionate about? You get Nigerians talk. A show that discusses very familiar struggles for the average Nigerian. From relationship deal breakers to sex education with Nigerian parents to leaving Nigeria, be prepared for a ride.
November 2, 2020
'The Couch' is a Zikoko series featuring real life stories from anonymous people.
October 26, 2020
A collection of videos documenting some of the events of the EndSARS protests.
June 22, 2020
'The Couch' is a Zikoko series featuring real life stories from anonymous people.
June 22, 2020
Hacked is an interesting new series by Zikoko made up of fictional but hilarious chat conversations.
June 4, 2020
What happens when a group of chatty young Nigerians talk about things they're passionate about? You get Nigerians talk. A show that discusses very familiar struggles for the average Nigerian. From relationship deal breakers to sex education with Nigerian parents to leaving Nigeria, be prepared for a ride.
June 2, 2020
Quickie is a video series where everyone featured gets only one minute to rant, review or do absolutely anything.
May 14, 2020
Isolation Diary is a Zikoko series that showcases what isolation is like for one young Nigerian working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
March 12, 2020
Life is already hard. Deciding where to eat and get the best lifestyle experiences, isn't something you should stress about. Let VRSUS do that for you.

Z! Stacks

Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in:

Zikoko amplifies African youth culture by curating and creating smart and joyful content for young Africans and the world.
X