Khaid Becomes Latest Nigerian Artist to Feature on Apple Music’s Up Next Program

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Fast-rising talent Khaid was unveiled on Wednesday, June 22 as the latest Nigerian act to feature on Apple Music’s Up Next program. At just 17, Khaid has shown he can be more than a prodigy, releasing his debut EP ‘Diversity‘ earlier this year.

Reacting to the announcement, the Neville Records act shared his delight , “I am so grateful and amazed with how far I have come and I am very excited to be an Apple Music Up Next artist and to see that my sound is being accepted globally. This encourages me more to make music for everyone, everywhere around the globe. As I said, I am diverse and I still maintain my ground. Diversity is the vision.”

Khaid was a statement recruitment from internet comedian Sydney Talker when he launched his Neville Records outfit in 2021.


His ‘Diversity‘ EP was a 6-track project that showcased his versatility, spanning records in the genre of Afropop and trap. The lead single “With You” remains his most successful songs till date and welcomed him into mainstream music.

Khaid will be joining a growing list of Nigerian artists including Tems, Young Jonn, T.I Blaze, Jaido P, Browny Pondis, Ninety, Ajebo Hustlers, Wavy The Creator, and SGaWD to be featured on Apple Music’s Up Next program for fast rising talents.

Diversity‘ is streaming on Apple Music HERE.

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