Category: The Music Blog

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 5, 2018

Fans demand justice for XXXTentacion as police reveal details

Florida rapper Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, popularly known as XXXTentacion was gunned down in a motorcycle dealership on June 18, ...

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EditorOctober 1, 2018

On CTRL+M, Maka takes SZA’s signature sound and makes it her own

2017 was the year of SZA. The American singer had been bubbling under for nearly half a decade, and after ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 27, 2018

Wizkid has lessons for everyone, especially for the cast of the LooseTalk Podcast

“Terrible journalism.” Let’s talk about it na. Osagie, in a podcast on Monday, proved just how unprincipled and senseless one ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 20, 2018

Babymama saga: Wizkid didn’t only just fail at parenting, but he’s also a toxic father

For so long, Wizkid and his baby mamas have entrenched themselves into our news feeds that’s it’s almost impossible to ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 14, 2018

Davido, Olamide, Wizkid, others nominated for 2018 Nigerian Entertainment Awards

The Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA), is a prestigious award show that celebrates the diverse forms of art in the Nigeria ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 14, 2018

Is Eminem’s latest feud with MGK karma for his controversial past?

Someone get him some clippers, his f___ing beard is weird! OKAY! Maybe that’s not the most clever diss line ever, ...

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Edwin OkoloSeptember 10, 2018

Teebillz’s endless obsession with Tiwa Savage is peak male entitlement

For most of 2018, the rumour mill has spun non-stop around the relationship between singer Tiwa Savage and Wizkid. This ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 16, 2018

Omawumi drops official music video for ‘Malowa’

With the airwaves still in recovery mode following the release of her enthralling single titled, ‘Malowa’, Omawumi is set to ...

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Wilfred OkicheAugust 8, 2018

Profile: Is Falz the most woke performer since Fela, or is he just as problematic?

The year 2018 has been a difficult one for Nigeria and its citizens. For proof, look no further than the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 27, 2018

Omawumi shows us a different side of her with new single, ‘Malowa’

   ‘In the Music’ singer, Omawumi, is set to offer another enthralling single titled ‘Malowa.’   The new song ‘Malowa’ ...

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EditorJuly 22, 2018

Your playlist need an upgrade? We’ve got you covered with this list

If you’re anything like me, then you love to discover new music. Not that everyday afropop ‘tungba tungba’ pop singles ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 17, 2018

Concert Review: Becoming FalzTheBahdGuy was solid but Falz hasn’t quite arrived yet

On the creative level, Falz’s entire career so far has gone through the three major stages; the climb, the peak ...

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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

How Zule Zoo’s “Kerewa” became the rape song we never talked about

There was a blast from the past at the 2018 Headies, the nostalgic return of Zule Zoo and their pelvic-thrust ...

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