Opinion: Being Alternative; Being Relevant – The Case of Ric Hassani, Simi, Nonso Amadi, AG

I actually won’t be surprised if you are startled at the mention of Ric Hassani as a Nigerian music artiste. Okay, what about Johnny Drille, Nonso Bassey, Nonso Amadi, Asa, Darey Art Alade? Those ones are even still relative, right? Heard of Odunsi The Engine, Cill, Lady Donli, Bez? These are not upcoming artistes; they […]

Damn Delilah

Music Review: Damn Delilah Video – Harnessing the Elements of Art Music

Damn Delilah – In his book, ‘Music as an Art’, English Philosopher and Writer, Sir Roger Scruton discussed Art Music. He analysed that Art music is a classical, cultivated and canonic music. The type that involves advanced structural and theoretical considerations or follows a written musical tradition. It harnesses the power of storytelling and complements […]

Adekunle Gold, Tekno, Skales and the Search for the Industry Lover Boy

When Olamide sang ‘I’m sitting on the throne, mi o ba M.I du Chairman, I’m sitting on the throne, mi o ba Reminisce du Alaga’, in ‘Sitting on the Throne’ off his Baddest Guy Ever Liveth album, many said his ambitions as a rapper are not pushing him into conflicts with anyone, I say that […]

Simi and Adekunle Gold

Album Review: Adekunle Gold x Simi – Two Hearts, One Rhythm

Adekunle Gold’s ‘About 30’ album and Simi ‘Simisola’ album review Olayemi Azeez Busari The rumor has been flying around in Nigeria’s entertainment world that the two alternative singers are in a relationship. This is something both have however sternly denied. This review is all about the similarity between these two albums. As we all know […]

Adekunle Gold

Music Review: Fame – How Adekunle Gold Constantly Mirrors the Life of a Struggler

Thinking about Adekunle Gold Kosoko and his music sometimes send shivers down your spine. Asides being the typical lover boy churning out lovey dovey lyrics, he has successfully been able to create a music brand which this generation will always be fond of. In this time and age where every young person is on a […]