Category: The Music Blog

EditorMay 2, 2019

Tiwa Savage’s exit marks the end of the Original Super Mavin Dynasty

In May 2012 after a year of terrible feuding between Don Jazzy and D’Banj which led to the dissolution of ...

Edwin OkoloApril 15, 2019

Native Media is revisiting the origins of Nigerian popular music with ‘Roots’ their new exhibition

Native Media has been on the cutting edge of documenting contemporary Nigerian music and the culture that has grown around ...

Emmanuel OnwuchekwaFebruary 18, 2019

Has the new queen of rap been crowned?

The 61st Grammy awards came and went this past Sunday and with it, the usual excitement we’ve come to expect ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 11, 2019

Here is the full list of Grammy Awards 2019 winners

The 61st annual Grammy Awards held on Sunday night and despite the controversy that attempted to mire it, in the ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2019

Teni the Entertainer announces global 20-city tour with #TeniLive

After conquering the Nigerian music landscape with earworm singles like Fargin and Askamaya, impressively building her social media capital with ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 24, 2019

Ycee isn’t happy about the suicide jokes from fans after he tweeted pictures of himself standing on the roof of a building

On Wednesday morning, rapper Ycee simply tweeted his birthday: January 29, 2019. Could he be teasing a new album? Or ...

SponsorJanuary 17, 2019

Simi and Adekunle Gold’s ‘Promise’ will melt your heart

We may have missed the big event, but newlywed superstars Simi and Adekunle Gold are giving us a beautiful glimpse ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 15, 2019

Falz is allowed to hate transactional sex but it doesn’t change the fact that he is a misogynist

Falz’s new album Moral Instruction is out today, a mini-project distilled to address societal ills as purported on the album’s ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2019

Falz is still shaming sex workers in his new video for ‘Talk’ and we are tired

Barely two weeks into 2019 and Falz is already out with a new song and a video to boot. Titled ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 10, 2019

Opinion: Why Teni was better than Peruzzi in 2018

I am certainly not a fan of any music award shows out of Nigeria presently, as most of them have ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 6, 2019

Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Teni, others emerge winners at Soundcity MVP awards (Full list)

It was night of glitz and super performances, as the 3rd Edition of the Soundcity MVP Awards, one of the biggest awards ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 3, 2019

Sanwo-Olu’s name appearing on this year’s Coachella lineup poster is the first big internet joke of 2019

In Lagos, Sanwo-Olu’s face is everywhere and you can’t escape it. The APC politician who is looking to be the ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Burna Boy, Patoranking, Seyi Shay… Look who else made the 10 Best Videos of the Year

Visuals interpret a song, bringing it to life in ways that the audio experience alone cannot quite manage. We present ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Wetin We Gain, Uyo Meyo, Heaven’s Gate…See the 10 best songs of the year

Sifting through the loads and loads of music put out during the calendar year, we made use of parameters such ...

EditorDecember 15, 2018

Best New Music: The Official Video for Chief Daddy’s theme song just dropped

With Chief Daddy now out in all cinemas, EbonyLife Films has revealed the music video to the ‘Famzy Anthem’, a ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2018

Kodak Black might just be another victim in the ‘pressure to get views’ interview style

It seems of late that interviewers get a bit too carried away when conducting an interview with a famous person, ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2018

In case Drake doesn’t know, Kim Kardashian shouldn’t be messed with

Media personality and star of the hit show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and wife of rap artist Kanye West, ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 3, 2018

Jay-Z puts an end to rumours about his beef with Kanye west

Judging from a few career mishaps it has become apparent that entertainers keep away from political issues, as discussions and ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 29, 2018

R&B sweetheart, Celine Dion accused of doing the ‘devil’s work’

Canadian R&B singer and vocalist Celine Dion recently partnered with fashion designers Iris Adler and Tali Milchberg, co-founders of the global children’s fashion ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2018

Johnny Drille, DJ Cuppy, DJ Spinall, Killertunes win top awards at #TheBeatzAwards 2018 (PHOTOS)

Celebrating the people behind the scenes in any industry is paramount, as it motivates them to do more. And, THE BEATZ ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2018

Mayorkun’s debut album ‘Mayor of Lagos’ is finally here!

Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel known as Mayorkun, 25, has released his debut studio album, ”Mayor of Lagos” in the early hours of Friday, November ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 15, 2018

All is set for fourth edition of The Beatz Awards where music professionals will be celebrated

The diverse and unique award platform ‘THE BEATZ AWARDS’ returns for her 4th year tagged ‘THE QUADRANT’ and as with ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 12, 2018

Niniola’s Human Radio Concert is something you should not have missed (PHOTOS)

Niniola’s Human Radio Concert promised to be great — fans and music lovers got exactly that on November 9. The concert ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 8, 2018

After 2 years on ‘vacation’, The Weeknd promises an album

Do you like your jamz, slow and sexy? Then good news! RnB artist; Abel Makkonen Tesfaye known as The Weeknd, has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2018

Kwam 1, Onyeka Onwenu, Shina Peters, Salawa Abeni, Bright Chimezie, and Gloria Ibru headline ‘The Monarch Experience’

All those legends in one place? Some of Nigeria’s most celebrated music icons are about to set the stage on ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 25, 2018

Fever Stew: Didn’t Tiwa tell you that she is a Savage?

Okay at this point, I think we can all agree that Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Wizkid, is on a mission ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 18, 2018

Here are all the winners from the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

The 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards has ended! Comedian/actor DeRay Davis hosted Tuesday’s (Oct. 16) show and Cardi B ended ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 17, 2018

Don Jazzy, DJ Cuppy, Rudeboy, Frank Edwards, Toke Makinwa others nominated for The Beatz Awards 2018 | See full list

The Beatz Awards celebrating the core of music in Nigeria and recognizing the triumphs and successes of the creative minds ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 16, 2018

Here’s our pick of the best Naija songs of the 2000’s.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane, back to the golden age of Nigerian music, where more than two artists ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 15, 2018

We need more relationships like Drake has with LeBron James [WATCH]

It has been a pretty sweet year for rap artist Drake, as he enjoys massive success for his latest album ...

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