Category: The Music Blog

Bernard DayoMarch 24, 2021

This is what the artwork of Rema’s ‘Bounce’ means, according to Rema

”This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman,” Rema told Pitchfork in a statement ...

Bernard DayoMarch 16, 2021

Why Burna Boy’s Grammy win is historic

It’s 2019 and Burna Boy is billed to perform at the Coachella music festival, but he isn’t happy with his ...

Bernard DayoMarch 11, 2021

Ice Prince taps Oxlade for lovestruck single ‘Kolo’

On Thursday, fast-rising singer Oxlade posted a tweet about miming Ice Prince‘s 2011 monster hit single Oleku back in secondary ...

Michael IsaacMarch 9, 2021

Teni explains cover art for her upcoming debut album ‘Wonderland’

Award-winning Nigerian singer and entertainer, Teniola Apata, popularly known as Teni the Entertainer has taken to social media to explain ...

Bernard DayoMarch 5, 2021

Adekunle Gold teams up with DJ El Mukuka again for dance track ‘Lost’

Adekunle Gold has been on a recent wave of features, from his collaboration with rapper Reminisce on Toxic released last ...

Bernard DayoMarch 4, 2021

Niniola details love and heartbreak in new visuals for RnB single ‘Promise’

Gearing towards the release of her strictly RnB EP titled 6th Heaven, Afrohouse star Niniola has released the video for ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 19, 2021

Johnny Drille’s new single ‘Bad Dancer’ is a declaration of love

Johnny Drille’s debut album, whose title we don’t know yet, is already picking up momentum with the release of yet ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2021

Niniola has released the tracklist for her upcoming RnB EP ‘6th Heaven’

RnB has always been Niniola’s first love, as far back as her stint with reality show Project Fame in 2013 ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 15, 2021

Afrobeats’ best Rema and Tiwa Savage tapped for Stefflon Don’s ‘Can’t Let You Go’ remix

Stefflon Don has enlisted Tiwa Savage and Rema, two of Afrobeats’ homegrown mascots, for the remix of her single Can’t ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 11, 2021

Blaqbonez recruits Tiwa Savage for the remix of sex-tinged single ‘BBC’

Blaqblonez has given new life to his salacious single BBC by teaming up with Tiwa Savage for the remix. Released ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 5, 2021

Teni, Niniola, Blaqbonez, Johnny Drille – these artistes are dropping albums in 2021

If 2020 taught us anything, it is that a pandemic can’t stop the release of albums. Everyone and their grandmother ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2021

Niniola makes observations about the church and faith in video for Innocent (Fagbo)

Off her sophomore album Colours and Sounds released last October, Niniola has just delivered the Adasa Cookey-directed visuals for Innocent ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 3, 2021

Tems goes to space in the video for ‘The Key’

Tems released her debut EP For Broken Ears last September, an impressive outing that cemented her nascent status as an ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 2, 2021

Joeboy has released the tracklist for debut album ‘Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic’

On February 4, Joeboy will release his much-anticipated debut album Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic, following the impressive outing of ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 20, 2021

Joeboy details longing and desire in new video for ‘Lonely’

Joeboy’s debut album Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic is gradually picking up momentum with the visuals of Lonely now out, ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 14, 2021

Watch the dazzling animated video of Sia’s ‘Hey Boy’ feat. Burna Boy

Announced on Tuesday that Burna Boy will feature on Sia’s Hey Boy remix, off her upcoming eight studio album Music ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 13, 2021

Joeboy’s debut album ‘Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic’ is on its way

Joeboy’s ascension in the music industry has been lovely to watch, breaking into a new stratosphere with 2019 pop hits ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2021

Wathoni and Brighto are lovebirds in the video of Reekado Banks’ ‘Speak to Me’ ft Tiwa Savage

Directed by Adasa Cookey, Reekado Banks has released the video of Speak To Me featuring Tiwa Savage, off his 2020 ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 14, 2020

Why Tems and Omah Lay should take responsibility as Nigerians push for their freedom in Uganda

After the news of the arrest of Tems and Omah Lay for having an unauthorised concert in Uganda broke on ...

Kola MuhammedDecember 7, 2020

Gender bias or queer issues? | Temmie Ovwasa’s experience at YBNL suggests the industry has a long way to go on inclusion

The recent boom in the number of female music stars seemed to have quelled some growing agitations on female marginalisation. ...

Kola MuhammedDecember 4, 2020

Flavour’s new album and all the new songs for your weekend playlist

The business end of the week is here and for many people, it’s a deserved break from work and similar ...

Kola MuhammedDecember 3, 2020

Why foreign media have a different perspective of Nigerian albums

In the space of one week, two albums of two separate Nigerian singers were adjudged by the foreign media to ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

Grammy: Burna gets #TwiceAsTall with 2021 nomination

It has been more than a long time coming for Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy who gets a ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

MOBO Awards return to shine light on a big year for Nigerian artistes

You would have to go as far back as 2017 for the last time popular music awards MOBO held. But ...

Bernard DayoNovember 24, 2020

Flavour’s new album ‘Flavour of Africa’ is out in December

Come December 4, another major album will be filling up our playlist. Flavour’s Flavour of Africa seems like the last ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

#AlbumReview: Qdot takes us to the culture years with ‘Alagbe’

Born Qudus Damilare Fakoya, Qdot right from when he announced his talent on the music scene, had impressed music fans ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

Davido is upset at those who sent birthday greetings to PSquare separately

Both half of the superstar music duo, Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye of PSquare have not been on speaking terms ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

Is Omah Lay giving the industry’s big boys a run for their money?

I once had a conversation with a a friend who brought up an interesting subject. He told me of how ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 18, 2020

#NumbersDontLie: How streaming is fast defining success in the music industry

It would probably be perplexing for an album to cross the one billion mark in streams yet such an album ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 16, 2020

#AlbumReview: How Afrobeats got ‘A Better Time’ on Davido’s latest album

Much fanfare had been generated because of Davido’s third studio album and on November 13th, the artiste, born David Adeleke, ...

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