Category: The Music Blog

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musicblogOctober 25, 2017

[The Music Blog]: Looks like we may be getting that Asa and Wizkid collaboration after all

Yo Asa has to be the only one I want to work with so bad! Love love her! — Wizkid ...

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musicblogOctober 25, 2017

[The Music Blog]: Still on Asa’s rare Interview with Funmi Iyanda and that bit about her virginity

Through the 25 minute runtime of the webclip, Asa and Funmi Iyanda talked about an array of topics. From Asa’s ...

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musicblogOctober 25, 2017

[The Music Blog] Buzz Review: Terry Apala taps a legend for his new track “Palongo”

“Style of music wey dem don abandon, I convert am to dollar” Terry Apala raps, stating a fact of how ...

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musicblogOctober 25, 2017

[The Music Blog] Victoria Kimani’s new video and the thing with low budget videos

Victoria is in China in her new video for “China Love” featuring American dancehall artist and half of duo, Rock ...

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musicblogOctober 23, 2017

[The Music Blog] Niniola set to release her debut project

Niniola’s first attempt at a music career came via Glo Naija sings, where she dropped out due to personal reasons, ...

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musicblogOctober 21, 2017

[The Music Blog]: M.I. needs to drop this cry baby act

The aftermath of M.I.’s guest appearance on #LooseTalkPodcast hosted by Pulse’s editor-in-chief Osagie Alonge may so far be the greatest ...

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musicblogOctober 20, 2017

[The Music Blog] Chocolate City suing Nas is proof of how much work goes into international cross-overs

The global takeover for African music has been documented in an almost sensationalist manner but a lot is not being ...

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musicblogOctober 20, 2017

[The Music Blog] Buzz Review: Set the mood for your weekend with Juls and Burna Boy on “Gwarn”

An impressive record originating from prior success Mr Eazi is all anyone needs to know about British born Ghanaian producer, ...

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musicblogOctober 17, 2017

[The Music Blog] What the negative media around Davido and his dead friends says about all of us

The headlines are almost becoming forgettable now, but the narrative created following the death of Davido’s associates Tagbo Umeike, DJ ...

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musicblogOctober 6, 2017

[The Music Blog] Stop! This is not another one of those Davido Vs Wizkid things

Later next month, one winner will be selected from a nominees list of Davido and Wizkid, Angola’s C4 Pedro, Kenya’s ...

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musicblogOctober 6, 2017

[The Music Blog] Tiwa Savage and Gender Politics: We need to stop expecting celebrities to know sh_t

Tiwa Savage’s 2-hour long tell-all interview with the journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba, following a series of emotional social media posts and ...

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musicblogOctober 1, 2017

[The Music Blog]:Get a first taste of pop Poe on “Are you down” featuring Tiwa Savage

Historically, there is a thing in music that has been associated with artists changing sound. That public glare at an ...

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musicblogOctober 1, 2017

[The Music Blog] Remembering King Sunny Ade’s call for unity, “Lift Nigeria”

It’s hard to tell the mindset of the average Nigerian on ‘Independence Day’ as Nigeria marks its 57th year as ...

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musicblogSeptember 27, 2017

[The Music Blog] Buzz Review: Omagz and Wavythecreator close summer playlists with “What You Like”

‘I think me and you can start a fire/ burn the city down with our desire’, Omagz sings as an ...

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musicblogSeptember 26, 2017

[The Music Blog] Nobody has an actual clue of what’s really going with the Psquare

The sense of deja vu that washed over fans in 2014 when Psquare first hinted the possibility they could be ...

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musicblogSeptember 25, 2017

[The Music Blog] If you ever wanted a Tiwa Savage project worth your time, here’s “Sugar Cane”

The low staying power for Tiwa Savage’s Once Upon A Time album required Mavin to follow-up the debut with R.E.D, a ...

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musicblogSeptember 25, 2017

[The Music Blog]: Hear former EME boys Shaydee and Wizkid on “Make Sense”

As the media circus around Wizkid’s explosive Twitter showdown nearly two years ago made rounds, I insistently thought of what ...

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musicblogSeptember 25, 2017

[The Music Blog] Safe to say, Mr Eazi is trolling us at this point

For what seems like the umpteenth time since he kicked off the year by claiming Ghanaian music has influenced mainstream ...

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musicblogSeptember 25, 2017

[The Music Blog] Here’s the winning strategy that got Yemi Alade a video game feature

Last week, video game company Ubisoft revealed some of the titles for tracks that would feature on the upcoming edition ...

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musicblogSeptember 24, 2017

[The Music Blog] Buzz Review: Sammiecolt’s “Ibadan” does just what it was intended for

There is no question that Lagos’ active music industry gives her an inherent chokehold on all things urban culture. The ...

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musicblogSeptember 22, 2017

[The Music Blog]: The death of Nigerian labels, dearth of hip-hop crews and Tinny Mafia

It’s the year 2017 and the foretold death of labels adjunct to the rise of streaming and self-publishing is finally ...

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musicblogSeptember 22, 2017

[The Music Blog]: Get a feel of Aylø’s finest album yet, ‘Insert Project Name’

It doesn’t take long to get into Aylø’s new mixtape, Insert Project Name. Taking in a full minute of nothing but the sombre ...

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musicblogSeptember 22, 2017

[The Music Blog] Buzz Review: Tipsy comes in a little too hard on “E Dakun”

“If I be boy, every girl go wan blow me”, Tipsy rumbles on “E Dakun”. Her presumption of what a ...

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musicblogSeptember 21, 2017

[The Music Blog] This Wizkid clickbait led me to mindblowing music

When Google programmers were working on the algorithm to line related videos on YouTube’s side-bar, they probably never imagined the ...

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musicblogSeptember 20, 2017

[The Music Blog] Davido and Orange Culture are crossing new landmarks with the Capsule Collection

It has long been the dream of music industry players to be beneficiaries of the wins of a functioning ecosystem ...

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musicblogSeptember 19, 2017

[The Music Blog] Buzz Review: There is a naughty secret on Niniola’s new single “Sicker”

Through sleeper hits and cheeky Afropop that wouldn’t be so distinct if it was any other singer, Niniola has leveled ...

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musicblogSeptember 17, 2017

[The Music Blog] For her birthday today, we’ve made a 14-track playlist of the best of Asa

To tell the story of Bukola “Asa” Elemide to one who hasn’t heard of her Herculean legend, would be to ...

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musicblogSeptember 17, 2017

[The Music Blog] Buzz Review: Major Lazer and Mr Eazi give “Leg Over”, a do-over

There were many signs that Major Lazer would eventually foray into the Nigerian soundscape since front man DipLo dropped by ...

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musicblogSeptember 14, 2017

[The Music Blog] The future of music storage and consumption comes to the now with Apple’s Watch Series 3

Over this past few years it has become customary for Apple’s 2-hour long keynote event to introduce a new expensive ...

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musicblogSeptember 13, 2017

[The Music Blog] What the return of Camp Mulla could possibly translate

https://twitter.com/CampMulla/status/906783380313919488 Nearly twelve years ago, the widespread popularity of terrestrial broadcasts like MTV started the Nigerian music renaissance that spread ...

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