Category: The Music Blog

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 10, 2018

Sound Sultan signs first management deal with Temple Management

Notable pan-African talent and event management agency, the Temple Management Company has signed-on one of the pacesetters of modern hip-hop ...

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Rachel OgbuJuly 6, 2018

Adekunle Gold is remaking afropop in his own image

Adekunle Gold speaks to us on the biggest headline show of his career, breaking down his new album and cutting ...

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EditorJuly 5, 2018

How digital is helping the growth of Nigeria’s music industry

‘They wanted to laugh, they wanted to cry, they wanted to dance. I serviced them. I met the market’’ Irving ...

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EditorJuly 1, 2018

Lady Donli does something truly genre-defying with ‘Games’

As a long term observer of the new wave of artists that have sprung up in the last five years, ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 16, 2018

Kah-Lo is redefining what it means to be a party girl in 2018

If you were hip to pop music in the early 2000’s then you know that that decade saw the rise ...

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EditorJune 1, 2018

Sosa Yande’s ‘Solitary’ finds a way to explore the dark without wallowing

A good torch song requires a fair bit of wallowing. a willingness to delve into the depths of the despair ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2018

Cobhams Asuquo releases new #DemocracyDay song featuring Sound Sultan and Bez (LISTEN)

Nigerian singer and producer, Cobhams Asuquo makes a social statement with his satirical new song entitled ‘Everyday’ featuring Sound Sultan ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 29, 2018

Wizkid might not play well with others, but he does bad all by himself

There’s been a long struggle for the title of the Nigerian music industry’s enfant terrible. It used to be an ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 28, 2018

Here’s what we think about Adekunle Gold’s #About30 album

Adekunle Gold’s second album is something that will last a lifetime – no argument.  The singer/songwriter, unarguably, is not the ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 26, 2018

Lagos meets Johannesburg in the unlikeliest of collaborations

There is no doubting that Lagos can inspire absolutely anyone. This is the reason why we have so many dreamers ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2018

AFRIMA 2018 calendar unveiled as Ghanaian President comes on board

The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) unveiled its calendar of events for the 5th edition in Ghana on Monday, May 21, 2018. ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 24, 2018

WavyTheCreator’s ambitious ‘Shaku Shaku’ is hamstrung by pandering to mainstream audiences

We’ve all lauded WavyTheCreator as the next big thing in Nigerian music, blazing her path through the industry and making ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2018

It’s finally here! Omawumi releases video to new song ‘Me Ke’ featuring Kizz Daniel 

After building up anticipation over the past couple of weeks, Omawumi comes out showing her fiery side in this music ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2018

Omawumi is set to release “Me Ke” video featuring Kiss Daniel (PHOTOS)

Nigerian singer, Omawumi teams up with Kiss Daniel for this new one titled, ‘Me Ke’ which promises to be a ...

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EditorMay 11, 2018

Maka is headlining her very own intimate show at 16/16 this month

Every Nigerian singer on the alternative scene, there comes a point in their careers where they gain momentum and the ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 9, 2018

Still looking for Cynthia Morgan? Here’s what she’s been up to

There’s been so much talk about Cynthia Morgan in the last month. After going underground regin early 2018, tweets started ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 9, 2018

How do you mix Nu-soul and Afro Pop, Deena Ade finds out on ‘Melo’

I’d forgive you if you’ve never heard of Deena Ade. The nu soul chanteuse has been pretty low key as ...

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Bernard DayoMay 6, 2018

At the 2018 Headies, Zule Zoo’s “Kerewa” became the rape song we never talked about

The much-awaited 2018 Headies has come and gone, the winners staring lovingly at their gold decapitated trophies and the losers ...

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EditorMay 3, 2018

ICYMI: Is Dr Sid finally making his music comeback, dreadlocks and all?

If you’ve been following Nigerian music over the last few years, then you have noticed the meteoric rise and the ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 2, 2018

J.Cole came to Nigeria and showed us all M.I was right all along

When rapper M.I Abaga released the first single off what was supposed to become his return project ‘You rappers should ...

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Bernard DayoApril 22, 2018

Niniola and Wizkid are repping Naija at the 2018 SAMAs for Best African Artiste Album

On Thursday night, at a glamorous event held at Birchwood Hotel, Cape Town, the nominees for the 2018 South African ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 19, 2018

Wizkid is running out of chances to redeem himself internationally

Wizkid, the golden boy of Nigerian music has proven quite the disappointment when it comes to getting his act together. ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 18, 2018

Preye Itams and Davina Oriakhi make a power duo on ‘Vanity’

What is better than one powerhouse vocalist with a conscious message? Two of them doing a duet. This is the ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 13, 2018

We are predicting every single win at the 2018 Headies

After a number of delays and missteps, we are finally in the last stretch before the 2018 Headies. The Headies ...

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EditorApril 13, 2018

ICYMI: These are your nominees for the 2018 Headies

After an unexpected postponement, it seems the 2018 Headies are back on the table. While the team behind the awards ...

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Bernard DayoApril 13, 2018

The video for Niniola’s “Magun” is here and it’s a joyfully dark ride

Magun, the eleventh song off Niniola’s long-awaited debut album This Is Me, is profoundly built for the current cultural times: ...

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EditorApril 10, 2018

As Ria Boss prepares for a new era of music, she’s withdrawing her catalogue

Ghanaian neo soul singer Ria Boss (also known as Maria Bossman Damiba) has spent the last two years digging into ...

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Wilfred OkicheApril 2, 2018

Brymo, Wizkid, Efya…The 10 best performances at Gidi Culture Fest 2018

The biggest news coming out of this year’s Gidi Culture Fest is sure to be the utter lack of time ...

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EditorMarch 30, 2018

Tiwa Savage featured on a song glorifying drugs, jeopardizing a great year

Tiwa Savage came out of the hatch swinging. She had that slew of fantastic singles pre-Mavin, then a slew of ...

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EditorMarch 30, 2018

Brymo wore a thong and threw your faves into a tizzy

There are many things you can say about singer Brymo, but one thing we can all agree on is that ...

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