Author: Bernard Dayo

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2020

The title of Odunsi the Engine’s next album is inspired by anime

After releasing the Everything You Heard Is True EP back in May, Odunsi the Engine has teased on Twitter the ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 16, 2020

The YNaija #RapeCulture Special Series: A glossary of terms

The words below are the most frequent when talking about the issue of rape. Rape is a sensitive subject and ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 11, 2020

Nollywood and a post-pandemic future

At the end of the Living in Bondage sequel premiere last year, the audience erupted in an applause in a ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 4, 2020

All the songs on Tiwa Savage’s ‘Celia,’ ranked

It’s a week since Tiwa Savage released her third studio album Celia, and the first project since her post-Marvin departure ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 3, 2020

A clip of Burna Boy and Wizkid in the studio can only mean one thing

Music fandom rivalry is so embedded into the internet that we literally can’t escape it. Wizkid and Burna Boy, by ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 1, 2020

Watch the stunning visuals of Yemi Alade’s ‘True Love’

Piggybacking off serving looks in the video for Don’t Jealous Me, a song in Beyonce’s Black Is King, Yemi Alade ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 1, 2020

Five reasons you should see ‘The Lost Okoroshi’ on Netflix this September

While we are still not sure when the coronavirus pandemic will be over, Nollywood has been protesting towards lifting the ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 31, 2020

Amaarae’s ‘Fancy’ is out September 10, off her upcoming EP ‘The Angel You Don’t Know’

Ghanaian-American altè-RnB songstress Amaarae is releasing her upcoming single Fancy via Platoon on September 10th. It’s the second offering from her highly anticipated EP The Angel ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2020

Review of Kwam 1’s ‘Fuji the Sound’, Interview with the Surreal 16 collective – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 29, 2020

Omoni Oboli, Kemi Adetiba and other Nollywood stars mourn ‘Black Panther’ actor Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, the actor famous for playing the titular hero in Marvel’s blockbuster film Black Panther, has died at the ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 28, 2020

Two years since the Andre Blaze Henshaw sexual assault allegation, what has been done?

The fifth season of Big Brother Naija has hurtled towards four eviction batches already, wildly becoming a pop cultural fixation, ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 25, 2020

Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ debuts at No. 54 on Billboard 200 chart

Barely two weeks after its release, Burna Boy’s much-buzzed-about fifth project Twice As Tall has debuted at number 54 on ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 24, 2020

Tiwa Savage’s ‘Temptation’ featuring Sam Smith is finally here

Off her upcoming, much-buzzed-about album Celia, Tiwa Savage has just released Temptation, featuring British pop star Sam Smith. Back then, ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 24, 2020

Patoranking has released the tracklist for third album ”Three”

Towards the end of August, Patoranking will be joining the slew of Nigerian artists with new album releases. Titled Three, ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 24, 2020

Can Praise and Kidd’s ”bromance” teach men about male platonic intimacy?

Like every other piece of popular entertainment in Nigeria, Big Brother Naija is designed for the heterosexual gaze. As such, ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 23, 2020

Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ review, 2Baba’s longevity: the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 21, 2020

Original Cuppy, Afro Pop Vol. 1, Roots, Apollo: the best album releases of the week

Despite a world fractured by coronavirus, the recent deluge of album releases from Nigerian artists is quite remarkable. From Burna ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 19, 2020

The Paystack controversy is a reminder that Nigeria needs to decriminalize sex work

Sex work in Nigeria is always a thorny issue to navigate, with collective morality making it nearly impossible to have ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 18, 2020

Investigative Journalist, Kiki Mordi bags Emmy nomination | The #YNaijaCover

Kiki Mordi’s BBC Africa Eye documentary Sex For Grades, released 2019, has just secured a 2020 International Emmys nominations in ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 18, 2020

Kiki Mordi becomes second Nigerian journalist to bag an Emmy nom for ‘Sex For Grades’

It’s been roughly a year since investigative journalist Kiki Mordi released Sex For Grades, an explosive BBC documentary on the ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 17, 2020

What does Diddy really want from Burna Boy?

”Beyoncé-endorsed Burna Boy make Afrobeat go international” declares a New York Post headline during the release fever of Burna Boy’s ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 11, 2020

Tonto Dikeh’s youth appointment bolsters her record on humanitarian service

By Uroupa Kiabuku    Nollywood actress Tonto Dike has been appointed as Director of Socials and Empowerment by the Committee ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 9, 2020

#YNaijaNextRated: Nova is making music at his own pace

Lust, the opening track of Nova’s third project S.T.A.Y (Still Think About You), spans less than two minutes and finds ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 8, 2020

Best Music: Tiwa Savage, K1 De Ultimate, Oxlade, Peruzzi and more

Every week at YNaija, we sift through the churn to curate the best new song releases. K1 De Ultimate has ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 1, 2020

#YNaijaNextRated: DJ VvadaA is a sonic alchemist, mixing her way to the perfect set

DJ VvadaA can’t remember when she wanted to be a disc jockey, but she recently recall looking through an old ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2020

Does Burna Boy’s collaboration with Sam Smith absolve him of homophobia?

As Afrobeats continues to trickle into mainstream international music markets and gain a foothold, it has allowed for new, hybrid ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 29, 2020

David Oyelowo’s directorial debut ‘The Water Man’ has a soundtrack from Ric Hassani

In a tweet posted today, singer Ric Hassani revealed that he made the music for David Oyelowo’s The Water Man, ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 27, 2020

New Music: Patoranking, PsychoYP, Reminisce and more

DJ Spinall ft Kranium  – Everytime  DJ Spinall teams up with Jamaican dancehall singer Kranium for Everytime, a palette cleanser ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 25, 2020

#YNaijaNextRated: Reespect is redefining what it means to be a rapper

”One man army, no assist,” 23-year-old Reespect raps on her spunky, swaggering song Bad, released two years ago. It’s a ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2020

New Music: Tiwa Savage, Fireboy DML, Kida Kudz and more

Tolani – Badman Most will remember Tolani with 2019’s Maybe Baby, a whispery R&B earworm that fashioned her as a ...

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