Tag: Album review

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, ...

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 ...

musicblogNovember 20, 2017

[The Music Blog] First Listen review Olamide’s latest album “Lagos Nawa”

Like clockwork, Olamide has put out a new project in anticipation of his annual concert. Lagos Nawa recently went up on digital ...

EditorSeptember 12, 2017

Album review: Simisola could start a fresh Nigerian sound

After Simi’s Ara Ile was released circa 2008, comparisons with then up and comer Rihanna unfolded almost immediately. Not because ...

RoqeebahApril 2, 2017

Album Review: Vector’s Lafiaji is overwhelming, and not always in a good way

by Wilfred Okichie For his third studio album and first since splitting with his former label, Young Shall Grow (YSG), ...

RoqeebahMarch 12, 2017

Album Review: Shaydee’s Rhythm and Life makes for pleasantly safe listening

by Will Fred Rhythm and Life, the debut album by Shaydee, perhaps the most underrated artiste of his generation arrived ...

RoqeebahFebruary 19, 2017

Album Review: Olamide has never been better than he is on The Glory

by Will Fred Another year, another Olamide album. And how we’ve come to love them. It is a testament to ...

RoqeebahFebruary 12, 2017

Album Review: Duncan Mighty participates actively on The Certificate

Duncan Mighty has earned the right to be called Port Harcourt’s first son. Indeed no other citizen- government official or ...

RoqeebahFebruary 5, 2017

Album Review: With Id Cabasa, 9ice fights back for creative relevancy

by Will Fred 9ice and Id Cabasa made sweet music in the past. Their union produced 9ice’s magnum opus, Gongo ...

Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

Album review: Oritsefemi’s Corporate Miscreant is uninspiring

by Wilfred Okiche Oritsefemi has been working quite hard to retain relevance since enjoying a mid-career resurgence in 2013, thanks ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Album Review: Jos to the World- Ice Prince

by Wilfred Okiche Jos to the World (J2TW) is the first studio album by rapper Ice Prince Zamani on his ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Who made the most disappointing album of 2016? See our list here

by Wilfred Okiche Spotlight- Reekado Banks It is no surprise that Spotlight isn’t quite the sum of its parts. Aside from Tiwa ...

Isime EseneNovember 19, 2016

Album review: Phyno’s The Playmaker is big, sprawling and messy

by Okon Ekpo In the years since he first dropped Ghost Mode and tasted mainstream success, Phyno has ridden the crests ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 25, 2015

Album review: Flavour’s fans won’t be Thankful for this record

by Wilfred Okichie There was a time Flavour was slumming it in the underground scene in Enugu state and environs, ...

Isime EseneFebruary 1, 2015

Album review: Olamide’s ‘Street OT’ is grossly undisciplined, should have been a mixtape

by Wilfred Okiche Huge industry problem. How do you control a star who in the space of 3 albums in ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

Album Review: ‘The Chairman’ by MI Abaga – Perfect moniker or a misnomer?

by Henry Igwe  The Chairman Project is fast becoming that staple album as we speak and it’s obvious how much Jude ...

June 29, 2014

Album review: Could Ajebutter 22’s ‘Anytime soon’ be the sound of the future?

by Wilfred Okiche The sound of the local urban music landscape has been pretty much defined these past few years. ...

June 15, 2014

Album review: On ‘The Journey’, Sean Tizzle enjoys beginners luck, proves he’s no singles artiste

by Wilfred Okiche   Sean Tizzle was the surprise runaway success of 2013. After being groomed by Sound Sultan’s Naija ...

May 18, 2014

Album review: On ‘Merchants, Dealers and Slaves’, Brymo is in a class of his own

by Wilfred Okiche   Currently embroiled in a legal battle with his former label, Chocolate City that got very dirty, ...

May 3, 2014

Album review: Phyno’s ‘No guts, no glory’ is the feel good album of the year

by Wilfred Okiche Phyno, indigenous rapper, man of the year and self-titled beast from the East goes in hard. We ...

April 6, 2014

Album review: Dr. Sid’s ‘Siduction’ fails to seduce

by Wilfred Okiche 3 years after debuting on the Mo’ Hits label with his solo record ‘Turning Point’, the dentist ...

February 16, 2014

Album review: Baddest guy ever liveth? Not quite

by Wilfred Okiche Olamide Adedeji, heir to the throne of indigenous rap and most visible act to fulfill the aborted ...

January 19, 2014

Album review: Kcee is not quite ready to ‘Take Over’

by Wilfred Okiche Forget the title of this review, if there is one artiste who ‘took over’ the past year ...

December 8, 2013

Album review: No higher aspirations for Solid Star’s ‘Grace and glory’

by Wilfred Okiche There is one fleeting moment in ‘Grace and glory’, Solid Star’s unnecessarily long second album which a ...

September 15, 2013

Album review: On ‘Jagz nation volume 1: Thy nation come’, Jesse Jagz contemplates a revolution

by Wilfred Okiche There are two distinct but inter related personas at the core of Jesse Jagz’s belated sophomore disc, ...

June 10, 2013

Album Review: For Waje’s debut, words aren’t just enough; but we’ll try anyway

by Wilfred Okiche Since her sizzling albeit uncredited turn in the P-Square monster hit, ‘Do me’ back in 2005 and ...

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