Tag: Music

Ayomitide AdeyinkaApril 15, 2024

Incase You Missed It, Here’s A Recap Of All That Happened Over The Weekend | Davido, Tems, Wizkid, EFCC, Bobrisky

Tems delivers powerful performance at Coachella, calls upon Wizkid and Justin Bieber All hell broke loose last night at Coachella ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaApril 11, 2024

A Davido x Chris Brown Collab ‘Hmmm’ is Coming | The “11:11” Deluxe Album

American artist Christopher Maurice Brown (Chris Brown) and Nigerian singer David Adeleke (Davido) are two peas in a pod in ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaFebruary 29, 2024

Fireboy DML Announces New Music and Acting Debut on Billboard Interview

Nigerian singer-songwriter Adedamola Oyinlola Adefolahan, also known as Fireboy DML, sat for an interview with Billboard News, presented by Bose. ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaFebruary 19, 2024

Weekend Recap: Shallipopi, Mr Macaroni, Omah Lay, Timini Egbuson, Lizzy Anjorin

Shallipopi and Israel DMW were involved in a car accident Nigerian trending rapper and singer Crown Uzama (Shallipopi) and aide ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaFebruary 5, 2024

Weekend Recap | These Are The Stories You May Missed Over The Weekend

All Nigerian artists lose their Grammy nominations The 66th Grammys Award Show was held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaJanuary 25, 2024

Tems Set to Receive the Breakthrough Award at the 2024 Billboard Women in Music

Nigerian singer-songwriter Temilade Openiyi, also known as Tems, has been announced as the recipient of the Breakthrough Award at Billboard’s ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaJanuary 6, 2024

Rolling Stone Adds Burna Boy’s ‘African Giant’ to the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (Burna Boy) is one of Africa and Nigeria’s pride as the artist has been able to break ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaNovember 28, 2023

Burna Boy Left Speechless: Odumodu’s Verse in “Cast” Takes the Spotlight

A Viral Video Captures Burna Boy’s Unfiltered Reaction In a recent turn of events, Burna Boy, the Grammy-winning Nigerian artist, ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaNovember 16, 2023

Erigga Gives Insight Into This “Bad 5 Years” Music Deal

Nigerian music rapper Erhiga Agariubie (Erigga) revealed that he has not been in his best space for the past five ...

Abraham IsaacOctober 13, 2023

Weekend Playlist: Top Songs to Add to your Playlist this Weekend

As we approach the weekend looking to unwind and relax after the stressful week, music can be a form of ...

Abraham IsaacOctober 12, 2023

New Music: Mayorkun Makes a Comeback To the Music Scene With Upcoming Ep “Love…For Free”

After a very long self-appointed “sabbatical”, Mayorkun prepares to make an immense comeback with his upcoming EP, “Love…For Free”. The ...

Abraham IsaacOctober 9, 2023

“Music Was My Only Reason to Live”- Oxlade Shares in New Episode of “Tea with Tay” Podcast. 

Popular songwriter and artist Oxlade has recently shared in an interview with media personality Taymesan, that music was the only ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaOctober 6, 2023

Bella Shmurda Pays Tribute To Late Best Friend, Mohbad, in New Song ‘My Brother’

Nigerian singer Abiola Ahmed Akinbiyi, also known as Bella Shmurda, recently released a song to pay tribute to his late ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaSeptember 27, 2023

Media Blog: Here’s What Patoranking had to say About the Making of His Latest Album, “World Best”, and His Perspective on Afrobeats

Considered by many to be one of the forerunners of the contemporary African music scene, Patoranking leaves his imprint with ...

Ayomitide AdeyinkaSeptember 26, 2023

YNDiscovr | 5 Afrobeats Rising Artistes to Watch this Week

The Nigerian music industry has a very vibrant scene, with new and talented artists constantly emerging. On today’s YNDiscovr, we ...

YNaijaJuly 10, 2023

Taaooma is Venturing into Music: Should Creatives Stick to What They Know or Embrace New Artistic Horizons?

In the vibrant world of Nigerian entertainment, Taaooma, born Maryam Akpaogaki, has captured the hearts of many with her comedic ...

YNaijaMay 10, 2023

Nissi Ogulu speaks on her music and designing the 2022 Range Rover on #WithChude.

Nigerian Singer, Songwriter and Artist, Nissi Ogulu sits with Chude Jideonwo, host of #WithChude to discuss her relationship with her parents, her career as a designer and her music.   “I have lived in ...

YNaijaJanuary 19, 2023

Ask Nigerians for help, our music is a disgrace – Shatta Wale to Ghanaians

Shatta Wale, a Ghanaian musician, has once more criticized his country’s music business while pleading for Nigerian assistance. The controversial ...

YNaijaSeptember 6, 2022

Music and the Connection Point with Infinix Fans

Music has increasingly become a major point of connection between cultures and traditions all across the world. And, of course, ...

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 ...

Nelson C.JDecember 11, 2019

Asa’s ‘Murder In the USA’ might rely on tropes to pass its message, but it is no less powerful for it

Before the release of the video for “Murder in the USA” the song carried an entirely different context from its visual ...

EditorDecember 15, 2018

Best New Music: The Official Video for Chief Daddy’s theme song just dropped

With Chief Daddy now out in all cinemas, EbonyLife Films has revealed the music video to the ‘Famzy Anthem’, a ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 16, 2018

Here’s our pick of the best Naija songs of the 2000’s.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane, back to the golden age of Nigerian music, where more than two artists ...

YNaija NewsRoomJuly 9, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Music is always political and protest music especially so

Falz’s This Is Nigeria seems to have become the de-facto counterpoint to Childish Gambino’s genre-bending self-examination as a black musician ...

EditorJuly 5, 2018

How digital is helping the growth of Nigeria’s music industry

‘They wanted to laugh, they wanted to cry, they wanted to dance. I serviced them. I met the market’’ Irving ...

SponsorJune 5, 2018

Facebook announces new music features on ‘Live’

Facebook is sharing the first updates from its partnership deal with music companies around the world – an agreement aimed ...

Op-ed EditorApril 15, 2018

The Thread: “Wizkid is sabotaging his destiny” “He can’t be the face of Afrobeats” | Wizkid fails to show up at #Coachella and Twitter NG throws a fit

One of the biggest musical events in the world took place last night and Wizkid was billed to perform alongside ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 20, 2018

[The Film Blog] Kehinde Bankole, Bisola Aiyeola become frenemies in the trailer for Music, Friendship, Conflict (MFC)

Music, Friendship, Conflict is the upcoming musical drama from writer and prolific filmmaker Biodun Stephen, known for films like Picture ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJanuary 4, 2018

LONGREAD: Does globalisation strip Nigerian musicians of their identities?

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

SponsorDecember 21, 2017

MTN Foundation Muson Donor Concert: A night to remember for music lovers

It was a night of pleasure and top-notch classical music for guests at the MTN Foundation MUSON School of Music’s ...

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