Category: Next Rated

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Bernard DayoSeptember 3, 2020

A clip of Burna Boy and Wizkid in the studio can only mean one thing

Music fandom rivalry is so embedded into the internet that we literally can’t escape it. Wizkid and Burna Boy, by ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 1, 2020

Watch the stunning visuals of Yemi Alade’s ‘True Love’

Piggybacking off serving looks in the video for Don’t Jealous Me, a song in Beyonce’s Black Is King, Yemi Alade ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 31, 2020

Amaarae’s ‘Fancy’ is out September 10, off her upcoming EP ‘The Angel You Don’t Know’

Ghanaian-American altè-RnB songstress Amaarae is releasing her upcoming single Fancy via Platoon on September 10th. It’s the second offering from her highly anticipated EP The Angel ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2020

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Pheelz, Clarence Peters, Mama Burna…50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

Whatever appeals to you the most cannot do a better job than music does; arguably. ‘Food for the soul and ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 25, 2020

Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ debuts at No. 54 on Billboard 200 chart

Barely two weeks after its release, Burna Boy’s much-buzzed-about fifth project Twice As Tall has debuted at number 54 on ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 24, 2020

Tiwa Savage’s ‘Temptation’ featuring Sam Smith is finally here

Off her upcoming, much-buzzed-about album Celia, Tiwa Savage has just released Temptation, featuring British pop star Sam Smith. Back then, ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 24, 2020

Patoranking has released the tracklist for third album ”Three”

Towards the end of August, Patoranking will be joining the slew of Nigerian artists with new album releases. Titled Three, ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 21, 2020

Original Cuppy, Afro Pop Vol. 1, Roots, Apollo: the best album releases of the week

Despite a world fractured by coronavirus, the recent deluge of album releases from Nigerian artists is quite remarkable. From Burna ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 9, 2020

#YNaijaNextRated: Nova is making music at his own pace

Lust, the opening track of Nova’s third project S.T.A.Y (Still Think About You), spans less than two minutes and finds ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 8, 2020

Best Music: Tiwa Savage, K1 De Ultimate, Oxlade, Peruzzi and more

Every week at YNaija, we sift through the churn to curate the best new song releases. K1 De Ultimate has ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 1, 2020

#YNaijaNextRated: DJ VvadaA is a sonic alchemist, mixing her way to the perfect set

DJ VvadaA can’t remember when she wanted to be a disc jockey, but she recently recall looking through an old ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 31, 2020

EP Review: Omah Lay takes the Burna blueprint and elevates it with ‘Get Layd’

Contemporary Nigerian music witnessed a change of guard from one generation to the next the moment Wizkid’s Holla at your ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2020

Does Burna Boy’s collaboration with Sam Smith absolve him of homophobia?

As Afrobeats continues to trickle into mainstream international music markets and gain a foothold, it has allowed for new, hybrid ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 29, 2020

Music roundup: Fireboy’s ‘Eli’ video drops Friday, Reminisce releases EP ‘Vibes and Insha Allah’ 

Fireboy DML’s Eli video drops Friday Fireboy’s latest single Eli takes references from the Biblical Delilah, with lyrical dexterity that ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 28, 2020

New Music: Wizkid, Korede Bello, Ciza and more

Wizkid and DJ Tunez – Cool Me Down While we wait for Wizkid’s highly anticipated third studio album Made In ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 27, 2020

New Music: Patoranking, PsychoYP, Reminisce and more

DJ Spinall ft Kranium  – Everytime  DJ Spinall teams up with Jamaican dancehall singer Kranium for Everytime, a palette cleanser ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 25, 2020

#YNaijaNextRated: Reespect is redefining what it means to be a rapper

”One man army, no assist,” 23-year-old Reespect raps on her spunky, swaggering song Bad, released two years ago. It’s a ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2020

New Music: Tiwa Savage, Fireboy DML, Kida Kudz and more

Tolani – Badman Most will remember Tolani with 2019’s Maybe Baby, a whispery R&B earworm that fashioned her as a ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 23, 2020

New Music: 2Baba, B Red, King Ajaa and more

B-Red – Fall Again DMW artiste B-Red has released his first single of the year titled Fall Again, a mid-tempo, ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 21, 2020

New Music: Jidenna, Mike World, Koffee and more

Jidenna ft Bullish –  Black Magic Hour  Jidenna has had pockets of mainstream success straddling the American music market and ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 20, 2020

New Music: Pop Smoke featuring Davido and Burna Boy, Niniola’s ‘Addicted’ and more

Niniola – Addicted Signature heavy bass resurface in Niniola’s Addicted, released last Friday, and off her upcoming sophomore Colours and ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 17, 2020

New Music: Adekunle Gold teams up with Nailah Blackman for ‘AG Baby’ and more

Adekunle Gold’s Afro Pop, due out in August, is one of the most anticipated album of the year. Adekunle Gold ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 16, 2020

New Music: Wizkid recruits H.E.R on new single ‘Smile’ and more

As Wizkid’s Made In Lagos gains momentum towards it release day (whenever that is), he has dropped a single titled ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 15, 2020

New Music: Tiwa Savage releases visuals for ‘Dangerous Love,’ Reminisce announces new album and more

Zlatan has just released the visuals for The Matter featuring Papisnoop. Watch below: Here’s the video of Tiwa Savage’s ‘Dangerous ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 14, 2020

New Music: YCee releases’ Quarantunes’ EP, Rema on ‘Simple Things’ and more

YCee is out with a two-track EP called Quarantunes, a concluding footnote to 2019’s alter ego-inspired Ycee vs Zaheer. The ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 13, 2020

New Music: The Cavemen’s ‘Anita’ is highlife perfection, DJ Cuppy’s ‘Jollof on the Jet’ out Friday

Off their upcoming album Roots, biological brothers Benjamin and Kingsley Okorie, lead singers of highlife fusion band The Cavemen, are ...

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