Tag: afrobeat

YNaijaFebruary 20, 2023

Burna Boy, Tems, and Rema perform at 2023 NBA All-Star Game

At the 2023 NBA All-Star Game, incredible performances by Burna Boy, Rema, and Tems capped a night of celebration for ...

EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

If you ever in search of a single word to describe this personality, it will be ‘transcendent.’ Taking a cue ...

musicblogAugust 7, 2017

The Music Blog: Is anyone else curious about the ‘UK Afrobeat’ scene?

As African popular music continues to segue into radio playlists all over the world, much is heard but little is ...

musicblogApril 11, 2017

The Music Blog: The man from Shrine

It’s hard to miss the energetic atmosphere around The New Africa Shrine whenever heir to Afrobeat throne Femi Kuti is ...

ToluNovember 15, 2016

Afrobeat Legend, Femi Kuti to perform live in Abuja

Afrobeat legend, and four-time Grammy Award nominee, Femi Kuti brings the recently ended Felabration vibe to Abuja this November. The ...

Isime EseneNovember 29, 2014

Review: Fela lives forever in the documentary, Finding Fela

by Wilfred Okiche   Nigeria’s biggest music export, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti returns to vivid, dramatic life once again in this thoroughly ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

Femi Kuti signs management deal with Chocolate City

by Kolapo Olapoju Afrobeat icon, Femi Kuti has signed announced the signing of a management deal with record label, Chocolate ...

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2014

Aren’t they lovely? Afrobeat artiste, @RealSeunKuti shares adorable family photo (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti is posted a photo on Instagram taking a pose ...

writerJuly 28, 2014

“Loooooool” | Did Seun Kuti just ‘sub’ Flavour? (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti, apparently disagrees with MTV Base’s choice of Flavour as the best live act ...

writerJuly 21, 2014

Fela used to abort 6 pregnancies a day – Fela’s wife talks, and talks (and talks)

by Kolapo Olapoju Laide Anikulapo-Kuti, nee Babayale, one of the numerous wives of the late Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, says ...

May 4, 2014

Like a boss: 2face Idibia rocks the stage at London show (See Photos)

Nigerian music star, 2face Idibia headlined the “Forum” in Kentish town London over the weekend. The African queen singer brought ...

March 2, 2014

Afrobeat artiste, Seun Kuti drops Zombie video for IMF ft. M1 (WATCH)

  by Akan Ido In a rendition reminiscent of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s song International Thief Thief (ITT), Seun, ...

February 21, 2014

Demola Rewaju: 12 artistes that changed the face of music in Nigeria

by Demola Rewaju  Daddy Showkey – Hard to isolate him for this list but of all the ‘ghetto soldiers’, he ...

January 20, 2014

‘Fela’s name brought me more stress…’ – Seun Kuti opens up

by Tutu Akinlabi Children of stars who choose to follow in their parents’ footsteps usually have a tough task ahead ...

November 8, 2013

We can’t wait! This ‘leaked’ Wizkid song is why you should get his next album (LISTEN, WATCH)

by Isime Esene Just in-case you don’t know this – Satrboy hitmaker, Wizkid is hard at work in the studio ...

October 26, 2013

Is this cool or what? Wizkid drops video for smash hit, ‘Jaiye-Jaiye’ directed by Sesan (WATCH)

by Akan Ido In the aftermath of Davido’s controversial video, director Sesan has apparently done a good job on Wizkid’s ...

October 1, 2013

53 years is not beans! YNaija.com has a special message for you on Independence Day (LOOK)

by Isi Esene Today marks a new chapter in Nigeria’s chequered history and its often difficult battle against the challenges ...

August 13, 2013

The Afrobeat future is here: Femi Kuti performs on stage with sons (LOOK)

by Isi Esene Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti is getting ready for the future of his music genre giving opportunities to ...

August 10, 2013

Fresh out: Jesse Jagz features Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti on ‘3rd World War’ (WATCH)

by Chisom Ukaegbu JagzNation artiste/producer, Jesse Jagz drops video for his newest single ‘3rd World War‘ featuring Afrobeat music legend, ...

July 31, 2013

Rapper, SinzuSMG drops new music video, ‘Watcanfa’

by Chisom Ukaegbu Sinzu is back in the music scene after a short hiatus from ‘Carolina’ and ‘Loko’. The rapper ...

May 23, 2013

Osisiye Tafa: Maybe Afrobeat is dead (30 Days, 30 Voices)

  When in 2013, in the midst of similar or worst circumstances than existed in the time of Fela, the ...

April 24, 2013

Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti is back with new video, ‘The world is changing’ (WATCH)

by Isi Esene Femi Kuti, the Afrobeat king is back with a new track off his album, No place for ...

November 19, 2012

“I do not believe in God…” – Seun Kuti

by Isi Esene Seun, the last son of the Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has been known to say it ...

November 9, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Fela’s legacy finds another home… on Seun’s back (PHOTO)

by Akan Ido Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s memory lives in the hearts of many and his legacy was sealed with the ...

October 24, 2012

Femi Kuti Exclusive: “Why I agreed to judge on Nigerian Idol” (plus his favourite Nigerian artiste!)

by Chi Ibe Femi Kuti was on hand recently to speak with Y! on his life, reason for agreeing to ...

October 3, 2012

Opinion: Project Fame 5: The Biggest Ever!

by Chi Ibe In a season full of surprises, budding talent and several never-seen-before occurrences, it has been a roller ...

June 16, 2012

“My next album will be dynamite” – Femi Kuti speaks on fans, Funke and Fela as he turns 50 today

Born on June 16, 1962, Femi Kuti, son of late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and icon in his own right, turned 50 today, and - as usual - he held back no punches in this interview with Vanguard. His candour is always refreshing (and the last few answers are priceless).

OluwapelumiDecember 10, 2011

New Afrobeat mixtape from Choice FM’s goldenboy, DJ Abrantee

by ‘Ifreke Inyang   DJ Abrantee of Choice FM has released ‘The Afrobeats Mixtape Volume 1’. It features some of Africa’s biggest artistes, ...

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