Hype culture is fast becoming a huge aspect of modern-day entertainment that is winning massive fans over, with hypemen churning out energetic performances and matching them with lovely vibes.
They are now the new life of the party with their popular hype lines and mesmerizing delivery of their hype lines.
Nigerian fun lovers have had their fair share of lovely viral hypemen slangs that have gone on to become normal street vibes.
In this article, Legit.ng takes a look at some of the top hypemen in the country and what makes them unique.
Popular on-air personality Do2dtun is one of the leading hypemen in the country. He is also the Energy Gad due to his energetic display on stage.
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Not many hypemen can match Do2dtun when it comes to energy while performing.
2. Special Spesh
Special Spesh has worked with virtually all the big music stars in Nigeria. His trademark jump with his big body type makes him fans’ favourite.
He has at a point rolled with Wizkid and Davido as their official hypeman.
Jimmie is another celebrity hypeman who has carved a niche for himself in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
Jimmy associates himself more with D’Banj and DJ Spinall.
4. Poko Lee
Poko Lee broke out as a dancer with Zanku records and has since become a vibe with his innovative dance moves, his ‘Comot body jorr’ has become a favourite slang among fans.
5. Toby Shang
Tobby Shang is one of the new generation hypemen with his signature tune, “You don’t know Toby Shank, who are you?”
6. Jerry Shaffer
Jerry Shaffer became an instant hit when he dropped the Shedi Balabala slang that went viral on social media.
Almost every Nigerian knows the lyrics of the hype.
7. Voltage of hype
Voltage was the crooner of ‘any man wey no get money na slay queen, Dorime no be for civil servant, who borrow money no dey come club.
His hype slang is also a viral sensation.
8. Emma Blaq
Emma Blaq is another hype sensation who started the ‘Wife material and full option slangs.
A lot of Nigerian celebrities have jumped on it.
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