Tag: Nigerian Music

YNaijaDecember 26, 2023

Why Rema is The Culture Icon for 2023

by Chude Jideonwo It is impossible not to be inspired by Nigeria’s Afrobeats generation.  To be sure, they have risen ...

YNaijaJanuary 23, 2023

Artistes to watch out for in 2023

–Oyekunle Tamilore 2022 was a great year in the Nigerian music industry, full of surprises, streaming, publicity, chart toppings, and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 28, 2022

This is what marketers need to know about Nigeria’s major music moments

Nigerian music has become a major product in Africa and is the country’s most prominent creative export. The pandemic made ...

Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 28, 2021

10 from 20: The breakout stars of 2020! (2)

Welcome back to the 10 from 20 list! Again, our list celebrates the breakout stars of 2020. Young, relatively new artists who rose from obscurity (at least, some of them) to ubiquity within the 12 horrid months 2020 threw at us. 9 of them are below 25. Most of them released their debut projects this year.

Ado AminuDecember 18, 2020

Tems and Omah Lay post-release statement says nothing about learning to do better

Nigeria’s fast-rising music acts, Tems and Omah Lay, are back home. The duo, who were arrested and detained in Uganda ...

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 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2018

Omawumi is set to release “Me Ke” video featuring Kiss Daniel (PHOTOS)

Nigerian singer, Omawumi teams up with Kiss Daniel for this new one titled, ‘Me Ke’ which promises to be a ...

EzinneDecember 12, 2017

The Thread: Small Doctor’s “Penalty” shames the poor

Nigerians generally bemoan the lack of good content in today’s music. Popular music lyrics flow along the lines of “30 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2017

Bisola sings about her life struggles in new song, “Luchia”

Big Brother Nigeria’s first runner-up, Bisola Aiyeola takes her fans down memory lane on her new single capturing her struggles ...

musicblogNovember 12, 2017

[The Music Blog] This line on Davido’s new single makes a curious case for the ’30 Billion in the Akant’

The most popular refrains from every Afropop song almost leaps out at you on first listen, the rest of the ...

EzinneSeptember 30, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Joachim MacEbong, Isima Odeh, Osi Suave and others [The Wizkid-Fela debate edition]

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2017

Opinion: Goodbye, Psquare

by Michael Ace   No doubt about it- secession is the order of the day. I just don’t seem to ...

EzinneSeptember 30, 2017

The Thread: “A night I’ll never forget” “He is officially an African LEGEND” | Twitter goes crazy over Wizkid’s London concert

There’s no other way to say it, Starboy shut down London last night. What’s the definition of shut down? Being ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2017

An open letter to Psquare: Remember the promise you made to your late mother

by Stephen Ofishea You have no idea how bad this makes me feel, seeing Africa’s most talented duo getting into ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2017

Opinion: What has happened to Ice Prince?

by Otolorin Olabode Gideon   There was a time precisely in the year 2014 when we were all tired of ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2017

The Thread: 3 hilarious reasons why TwitterNG would rather Psquare split

It’s been drama galore on Twitter’s streets with the dirty breakup of the musical group, PSquare. Paul and Peter Okoye ...

EzinneSeptember 25, 2017

“I don’t care if blood can’t be thicker than water” | Frosty reactions trail Psquare’s split

The music group, PSquare have called it quits a second time to extremely bland reactions. Where last time, fans were ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 13, 2017

I got a $6,000 job, sold phones in Computer Village – Mr Eazi

Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade known as Mr Eazi, in a chat on Beat FM’s Morning Rush show spoke about some of ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2017

Opinion: Simi’s ‘Simisola’ is originality at its peak

by Michael Ace   How else do I start, except to give the work the credit it deserves. This is ...

EzinneSeptember 6, 2017

“Is MI asking a journalist to only report the positives?” | TwitterNG marks MI wrong

Twitter’s been abuzz about this sit-down with MI and the guys at Pulse. It all began with an open letter ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

Skales speaks on his relationship with Nicki Minaj

Nigerian singer, Raoul John Njeng-Njeng known as Skales had featured American rapper, Diplo on a music video, and got the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

Dbanj paved the way for my music career – Davido

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke aka Davido has, in reaction to Dbanj’s interview with Spindle Magazine, admitted that he got a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

“We gave Davido a Rolex watch as a signing-on fee in 2014” – Dbanj (WATCH)

Nigerian singer, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo known as Dbanj has in a recent interview with Spindle Magazine disclosed that he signed ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 30, 2017

The music finally does some talking for the man: A review of D’Banj’s ‘King Don Come’ album

by Umar Hassan Of all major Nigerian artistes, D’banj has thrived more out of the viability he has engrained into ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

“I don’t think winning an award makes you a good artiste” – Brianjo

An afro pop, R&B, dance hall cum high life singer, Jonathan Chukwudebe known as Brianjo, formerly known as Black Jay who has ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 13, 2017

Music Review: Olamide gets everything right with Wo!

by Umar Hassan Olamide’s Glory album was a compilation of good songs that lacked anything close to a vicious cutting ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 11, 2017

Music Review: “Wo!” is Olamide’s welcome back to the streets anthem

by Micheal Ace What do you think needs to be done to a prodigal son if he refuses to repent? ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 9, 2017

Opinion: One big mistake that may deter Lil Kesh’s greatness in the Nigerian music industry

Just like tossing a coin and getting neither head nor tail. It lands wheeling on its side. Strange? It is. ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

“I heard a voice from heaven” | A review of Waje’s ‘Mountain’

by Micheal Ace When the speaker blares and you find yourself beating the force of gravity, walking the path of ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 18, 2017

Opinion: How Fuji musician Muri Thunder’s career withered

by Olawoyin Oladeinde   Few things amuse me like the paradox that is Fuji act MURI ALABI THUNDER’s somewhat withered ...

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