Tag: rap

Bernard DayoFebruary 13, 2021

Ictooicy is making cool, minimalist music. Enter her world

From the churning landscape of SoundCloud where music genres hardly stick to a definite shape emerges Ictooicy, the 19-year-old singer-rapper ...

Edwin OkoloMay 2, 2018

J.Cole came to Nigeria and showed us all M.I was right all along

When rapper M.I Abaga released the first single off what was supposed to become his return project ‘You rappers should ...

EzinneAugust 3, 2017

The Thread: This rapper has Americans reaching for their rosaries and holy water

Hi everyone. Introducing XXXTentacion, an America rapper whose lyrics had this duo gaping in shock. Watch: My stomach hurts from ...

EzinneJuly 1, 2017

The Thread: The major talking points of Jay Z’s album

We are yet to hear the last of Shawn Carter’s 13th album 4:44, as it is still trending on Twitter ...

EzinneJune 30, 2017

The Thread: “The sex addict” | Halle Berry’s ex Eric Benét claps back at Jay Z and Twitter rains hell

Jay Z’s 13th album 4:44 is the talk of Twitter today. Just like Lemonade, the album is raw and full ...

ToluJune 20, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Jay Z changes his name and announces new album, 4.44; Are you ready for Ndani TV’s new web series, Lagos Big Boy? | More stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on ...

Rachel OgbuJune 2, 2017

Ghanaian-British rapper, Stormzy is setting the UK on fire with his album

by Rachel Ogbu//Stormzy whose real name Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Stormzy whose real name Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo is the Ghanaian-British grime ...

AzeezApril 28, 2017

Efe releases ‘Based on Logistics’ 3 weeks after winning BBNaija (LISTEN)

Just 3 weeks after emerging winner of the Big Brother Naija show, Efe Ejeba has released a song titled his ...

ToluApril 8, 2017

#BBNaija: What will Marvis do next? Wait, how did she even get this far? | What the future holds for the top five finalists

by Tolu O. Honestly, we don’t know! Marvis Nkpornwi is the housemate that we can confidently say has lived in ...

ToluDecember 27, 2016

#OLIC3: Yes, Olamide is a local champion, but he is OUR local champion

by Tolu Omoyeni   Olamide is not winning internationally and we have made that clear; but at this point in ...

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 ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 26, 2016

Remember Lynxxx? He’s back and starting over… with God (READ)

Rapper, Lynxxx has been off the radar for the past couple of years – only being active on his Instagram ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 12, 2015

Lil Kesh says he isn’t doing music for you English speaking folks

Right from when Dagrin made indigenous music a successful genre, it became inevitable that (even after his death), many successors ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 17, 2015

‘A rapper is a rapper!’: Reminisce rages about being called ‘indigenous’

by Chinwe Okafor He raps in his local language but don’t dare to call him a local rapper. Reminisce came ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 27, 2014

I’m the first Nigerian artiste to make money from rapping

by Damilola Jagun Rapper, Ruggedman has emphatically declared himself to be the first Nigerian artiste to make financial returns from ...

Isime EseneNovember 17, 2014

Fresh out: Rapper, Naeto C features Boj & Ajebutter 22 in ‘What you want’ (WATCH)

by Akan Ido   Here’s the official video to rapper, Naeto C’s brand new joint titled ‘What you want’. The ...

Isime EseneNovember 17, 2014

Olamide is my son, I produced his first song – Lord of Ajasa

by Akan Ido Indigenous hip-hop act, Lord of Ajasa whose real name is Olusegun Osaniyi is back to the music ...

Isime EseneOctober 18, 2014

Before meets after: Here’s what rapper, Missy Elliot looks like now (PHOTO)

by Isi Esene Rapper, Missy Elliot has done a lot to transform herself from the overweight tracksuit wearing celebrity we ...

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2014

Fresh out: Rapper, Phyno drops video for track ‘Nme Nme’ (WATCH)

by Azubuike Azikiwe Man of the year, Phyno, releases the video to one of the tracks off his album, “No Guts ...

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2014

@MI_Abaga drops teaser for upcoming album (WATCH)

by Akan Ido After announcing that his album will be available at the end of October, M.I Abaga has continued ...

Isime EseneSeptember 6, 2014

Album review: On Royal Niger Company, Jesse Jagz is King. Long may he reign

by Wilfred Okiche Jesse Jagz is king. Who else comes close? M.I is currently in a creative limbo, preferring to ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

We never hespererit! Banky W has a rap song with Phyno and DJ Jimmy Jatt (LISTEN)

by Kolapo Olapoju He’s dabbled into rapping from time to time, but we never took him serious, until now. EME ...

June 13, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: #BringBackOurGirls- 60 days (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun Some of them have been raped.  If not all.  From uncircumcised demons.  Manhoods laden with infections   ...

May 26, 2014

Cooling off: This is what Wiz Khalifa’s jail selfie looks like (PHOTO)

by S’ola Filani On Sunday morning, Wiz Khalifa was arrested for possession of marijuana while attempting to fly from El ...

May 24, 2014

REVEALED: Rapper, Tupac Shakur’s final words before breathing his last (READ)

by Akan Ido A police officer at the scene of the drive by shooting of cntroversial rapper Tupac Shakur has ...

March 24, 2014

Opinion: What every Nigerian music artiste manager should know

by Agwu Obinna It’s the job of the manager to say, “hey, I fell in love with you because of ...

November 17, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “Brymo and Jesse Jagz’ll remain my family” – Rapper, Ice Prince opens up

by Wilfred Okiche Ice Prince Zamani is on a roll, has been for about two years now. After the success ...

November 7, 2013

Watch it, Wande! Here are Kel, Asa Asika & 5 other music separations that didn’t go so well

by Chi Ibe How is it that a man shines so bright one minute and the next he’s grey as ...

November 2, 2013

Why I don’t sleep with my female fans – Rapper, Olamide

by Akan Ido Artiste, Olamide Adedeji keeps pushing the boundaries in the Yoruba rap genre in the Nigerian music industry ...

September 21, 2013

Tosin Adeda: A word of advice for Nigerian rappers

by Tosin Adeda It’s not really reasonable to cage yourself and do rap for the minority, when really you can ...

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