Category: Next Rated

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 26, 2020

Review: Does ‘A Day In The Live: Wizkid’ bring the Starboy closer?

With the Coronavirus pandemic upending traditional music industry structures globally, artists, their management and record labels have had to figure ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 26, 2020

Watch Kizz Daniel in the cinematic visuals of ‘Boys Are Bad’

Off his third studio album King of Love released back in June, Kizz Daniel has given us the visuals of ...

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Nelson C.JNovember 25, 2020

The latest collaboration between Brandon Hamilton and Walter Kolade Spearheart is proof of Nigerian music’s expanding global front

For a while now, the world has not only been listening to what Nigerian music artists have to say, but ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 19, 2020

Yela is reintroducing himself with new album ‘Existence Resistance’

Yela isn’t trying to conquer the world, but tries to make sense of it with his music. His sophomore album ...

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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 ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 17, 2020

Here’s what we know about Yemi Alade’s new album ‘Empress’ out Friday

2020 isn’t ending without a new album from Yemi Alade. The 31-yr-old singer’s latest project titled Empress will be her ...

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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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Kola MuhammedNovember 13, 2020

#ABetterTime: Afrobeats battle for supremacy reaches new height

Perhaps for the first time ever, we have the big four of Davido, Wizkid, Olamide and Burna Boy dropping albums ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 13, 2020

Yela’s ‘Wonder Woman’ is a self-belief anthem for women

RnB fusion artiste Yela (born Afolabi Aiyela) has just released the single Wonder Woman, a glittery, disco-pop song ahead of ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 13, 2020

Davido’s ‘A Better Time’ album is here, featuring Nas, Nicki Minaj and more

Davido had this year assured fans of a third project, A Better Time, and while there were pockets of doubts, ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 12, 2020

The visuals of Rema’s ‘Woman’ is a love letter to all women

The just-released visuals for Rema’s Woman, out as a single back in July, feels like a rite of passage for ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 11, 2020

Should we still care about collaborations with foreign music artists?

Ahead of his third studio album A Better Time due Friday, Davido released new single So Crazy along with a ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 11, 2020

What to expect from 14th edition of The Headies Awards

It is that season of the year for pomp and circumstance of the music industry, and popular awards platform often ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 11, 2020

#EndSARS: Falz brings back memories of #LekkiShooting and why youth must continue the ‘fight’

When #EndSARS protests broke out, it was a huge sign that the youth have had their fill of perpetual oppression ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 9, 2020

Here’s how ‘Made in Lagos’ album has fared since its release

It is barely two weeks since Ayodeji Balogun, the famous Wizkid, dropped ‘Made in Lagos,’ his fourth studio album. To ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 9, 2020

Review: Brymo uses new EP to fight off ‘Libel’ and depression

The reputation of Brymo, born Olawale Ashimi, has never been in doubt when it comes to wit, depth of content ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 6, 2020

The long walk to freedom of Grammy-grovelling African music industry

When the Recording Academy announced the renaming of the Grammy  ‘Best World Music‘ album category to ‘Best Global Music‘ album, to avoid ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 4, 2020

Here’s why the Grammys has changed its ‘world music’ category to ‘best global music’

The Grammy Awards have changed the name of their best world music album category to the best global music album, ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 3, 2020

7 talking points from Tiwa Savage’s interview with Ebuka (part 1)

Widely dubbed the queen of Afrobeats, Tiwatope Savage, better known as Tiwa Savage, is no doubt a leading voice on ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

How Burna Boy is taking the fight against corruption global

Since the days of Fela Kuti, music has been a weapon to fight corruption, injustice and infrastructural decay. He was ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 31, 2020

EP review: ‘2000NProphecy’ is proof that hip hop isn’t dead

2000NProphecy is the new album by rapper and hypeman, Prophecy aka Rap Ojukwu. If you have never heard of him ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

Top albums to watch out for before the year runs out

The first disruption of activities witnessed this year came with the global outbreak of coronavirus as social and economic activities ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

Is it time we got a Davido-Wizkid collaboration?

The rivalry between Wizkid and Davido is perhaps the most pronounced in Nigeria’s entertainment space and one thing that has ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 30, 2020

#MadeInLagos or London? Wizkid’s new album speaks to a surprising audience

There was a slight feeling of deja vu 11:11 pm, October 29, when there was no development concerning the release ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 30, 2020

Wizkid breaks the internet, as his star power spotlights other artistes

It’s been a tough few weeks for young Nigerians all over the world, and with all the turmoil and heartbreaking ...

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