Ten Cameroonian artists to watch out for this year

The Cameroonian music industry is experiencing a revolution as upcoming artists showcase their immense talent and creativity. We have compiled a list of ten of the most promising artists who are set to take the industry by storm this year 2023, in no particular order:


After Libianca’s song “People” went viral on TikTok with over thousands covers, her career has been on a meteoric rise. The song has gainned attention from artists such as Chris Brown, Don Jazzy, and Tayc, leading to widespread recognition of her talent. She has since collaborated with Omah Lay and Ayra Starr on a remix of the hit song. Currently, Libianca is performing at shows with Davido, cementing her place as one of the most promising emerging artists in the music industry. Her future looks bright, and she is poised to become a household name in the coming years.

2. Loic Sumfor

Loic’s music has a way of growing on people naturally. The artist gained the spotlight after the release of his hit song “DejaVu,” featuring Pecutie. Since then, he has released several other amazing singles and an EP titled “District21.” Loic’s talent and hard work have earned him a loyal fanbase, and he is certainly one to watch in 2023. With his unique sound and style, Loic is set to significantly impact the music industry in the coming years, and his career is poised for even greater success.


Last year, Krys M had arguably the biggest hit in Cameroon with her song “Chacun sa chance.” Since then, she has continued to make waves in the industry, releasing a remix of the hit song featuring Daphne, Tenor, and Tzy Panchack. She has also released another hit song titled “Qui croira verra.” Krys M’s talent and hard work have earned her a loyal fanbase, and she is looking at even greater success in the coming years. She is definitely an artist to watch in the Cameroon music scene.

4. Hen’s

Hens’ music career started gaining recognition after his song “Etam” went viral both in Cameroon and abroad. The song was part of his EP titled “Henspiration” and since then, his fanbase has continued to grow, and he has become one of those artists to watch out for in the Cameroon music industry.

5. Phido

Phido gained a loyal fanbase after releasing “Takeover” featuring Awu. Since then, he has continued to release hit after hit, earning him critical acclaim in the Cameroon music industry. It is safe to say that whatever he touches becomes a hit. His career is still in its early stages, but his talent and hard work have earned him a promising future in the industry. Phido is certainly an artist to watch in the coming years.


Despite being in the music industry for a while, Lydol only recently emerged as a full-fledged artist. However, she has already proven herself to be a force to be reckoned with, exceeding all expectations. Her unique sound and style have captured the attention of many, and she has garnered a loyal following. Lydol is undoubtedly an artist to watch out for, and her future in the industry is promising.

7. Shanzy

Shanzy, a talented artist under Donray Nation, has a promising future ahead. With his ability to sing and rap, he has proven to be a versatile artist. He is also one of the most consistent upcoming artists, having already released an EP titled MyStoryMySong. Fans are excited to see what he has to offer this year.


Raizy gained fame on TikTok after his song “Braid” went viral. Since then, he has released an album and proved himself to be a talented artist. With his success, Raizy has a bright future ahead in the music industry.




Lill Humble is a Cameroonian artist who has taken the road less traveled in the music industry. Despite the challenges, he remains resilient and determined to succeed. His relentless push and positive attitude make him one of the artists to watch out for this year.


Ego and Prido are a dynamic duo in the Cameroonian music industry. They have already made several hits and are quickly becoming fan favorites. With their unique sound and style, they are definitely the most promising upcoming duo in the industry and have a bright future ahead.


Becky Shulika

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    April 15, 2023

    This is an excellent write-up. I live out of Cameroon and this has really helped me discover some talents in Cameroon. This helps us understand that there is more to ~Cameroon music than the ‘big names’

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    April 15, 2023

    So impressive keep up

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