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BNXN, Pheelz, Davido, Olamide And Seun Kuti Featured In FIFA 23 Soundtrack

No doubt the Nigerian music industry has seen its artists break records and become globally accepted.

FIFA 23 which is an upcoming football simulation video game published by Electronic Arts has included a couple of Nigerian artist’s songs in the soundtrack of the FIFA 23 console game.

The FIFA 23 which will be the 30th and final installment in the FIFA series developed by 

EA Sports will be released worldwide on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, Stadia, PS4, and Xbox One on September 30th 2022.

The VOLTA soundtracks which were introduced from FIFA 20 has since been an interesting part of the video game, with songs on that mode that drives street action with the latest and greatest in grime, electronic, and hip-hop.

However the full FIFA 23 soundtrack has been officially confirmed by EA, with over five hours of music in the game in total across its different modes. The soundtrack which features a wide range of songs has Nigerian stars on the list, inclusive of;

Pheelz’s ft BNXN FKA Buju – ‘Finesse’

Bad Boy Timz ft Olamide – ‘Skelele’

Seun Kuti ft Black Thought – ‘Ku ku Kee Me’

And the 2022 Qatar Official world cup song, ‘Hayya Hayya (Better Together)’ by Davido ft. Trinidad Cardona, & Aisha.

The Afrobeats stars will join a long list of other artists spread across the world to make up the Soundtrack of one of the highest-selling video games. Fireboy DML’s ‘Scatter’ and Rema’s ‘Beamer had also been featured on EA Sports, Fifa 21 official soundtrack.


Here is the full list of confirmed songs in FIFA 23 below:

40-16 Building – Nas
Ahora y Siempre – Quevedo & Linton
All I Want – Lane 8 & Arctic Lake
All the Highs – San Holo
a-okay – blackwave. & Abhi The Nomad
Aquamarine – Danger Mouse & Black Thought ft. Michael Kiwanuka
Behind the Sun – Odesza
Better – Michael Calfan & Leo Stannard
Big Talk – SOFY
Breathe In – Nightmares On Wax & OSHUN
Bricks in the Wall – Hak Baker
Can’t Sleep – VENICE
Daydreaming – Harry Stone
DC Rot – yune pinku
Disco Closure – MILKBLOOD
Disturb Them – Gardna, MC Spyda & Selecta J-Man
Dog Food – IDK ft. Denzel Curry
Don’t Be Scared – Chase & Status ft. Takura
Dreamer – LODATO & Janice Robinson
Drive – moa moa
Falling Apart – Sea Girls
Feel It – Crooked Colours
Fils de joie – Stromae
Finesse – Pheelz & BNXN fka Buju
Firepit – Phantoms & Big Wild
First Flight to Mars – Ark Woods
FIX YOUR FACE – seeyousoon
Forbidden Feelingz – Nia Archives
forever&more – Role Model
Full Round Table – Chappaqua Wrestling
FUN – Biig Piig
Green Light – AC Slater, Bleu Clair & Moksi ft. Kate Wild
Hardware – Monty, Visages, PAV4N & Strategy
Hayya Hayya (Better Together) – Trinidad Cardona, Davido, & Aisha
Hello Alien – Nathan Day
Heritage – Regents, Cartridge & Strategy
High Level – James BKS & The Big Hash
Hurt Me – Cryalot
i’m not okay – Sadeyes, Lil Xtra & nothing,nowhere
Jagna – Alewya
Kise – Lous and The Yakuza
Ku ku Kee Me – Seun Kuti
Kuzola – Pongo
Let Me Be Great – Sampa the Great ft. Angelique Kidjo
Lift Off – Labrinth
Lifted – Joy Club & TIEKS
Look – Doss
Madan (King) – Bakermat
Made of Gold – Ibeyi & Pa Salieu
Mama Used to Say – Edd
Man Nennt Mich – Eunique
Maybe Not – Manga Saint Hilare & Jelani Blackman
Must Be Love – Tseba ft. Electric Fields
Nail Tech – Jack Harlow
Not Yours – Effy
Obsessed with You – Central Cee
Ojitos Lindos – Bad Bunny & Bomba Estereo
On Your Own – Hayden James & Cassian ft. Elderbrook
Otomo – Bonobo & O’Flynn
Ounana – Bianca Costa
papi bones – FKA twigs ft. Shygirl
Passed Tense – George FizGerald & Panda Bear
Payback – Kojey Radical ft. Knucks
Pedi – Baby Tate
People – Kungs & The Knocks
Playground – Bru-C
Pull Up – Koffee
Quiet On Set – Remi Wolf
READY4EM – Watch the Ride & Emz
Rollout – Young Franco ft. Jay Prince & Scrufizzer & Close Counters
Run em Down – Graham Lake & Avelino
Run Run – Shenseea
SAOKO – Rosalia
Season – Smoke DZA & Girl Talk
Sirens – Flume & Caroline Polachek
Skelele – Bad Boy Timz ft. Olamide
Smthng – Muddy Monk
So Sick Of Me – Haich Ber Na
Sorry I’m Not Sorry – P Money & Whiney
Spitting Off the Edge of the World – Yeah Yeah Yeahs & Perfume Genius
Stuck in the Middle – Greentea Peng
Sunshine – Wh0
T.Y.N – Moksi & Diede
Tenia Razon – Daniela Lalita
The Reapers – LYAM & Wiki
Tierra Zanta – Trueno & Victor Heredia
Times Change – Mall Grab, D Double E & Novelist
Tonight – Phoenix ft. Ezra Koenig
Voodoo – Badshah ft. J Balvin & Tainy
Walking On Water – The Knocks ft. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
Wanna Stay – Luude & Dear Sunday
Waterfall – Disclosure & RAYE
White City – Willow Kayne
You’ve Done Enough – Gorgon City & Drama
Zatoichi – Denzel Curry ft. slowthai

In a press release on Thursday, EA teased: “The carefully curated mixture of hip hop, alternative, electronic dance and pop music transports players directly into the game of street football.”


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