Yemi Alade Issokay

Music Review: Issokay – Yemi Alade Lyrically Lagging Behind But Doesn’t Want You To

Yemi Alade has a blend of Igbo and Yoruba blood running in her. Plus she is one of the most widely travelled Nigerian singers. Perhaps that is why in part she was accepted when she adorned herself with the title – Mama Africa. However, asides touring the whole of Africa, there’s more the sultry singer […]

DJs DJ Jimmy Jatt and Music

Opinion: DJs and Evolving Beyond the Jimmy Jatt Formula in Music

We have so many DJs in Nigeria right now. They are breaking bounds and mounting higher status. However, it is noteworthy to say that Nigerian DJs are not doing enough to move the music culture. THIS IS WHERE DJ (s) ARE COMING FROM While we must take out time of course to give props to […]

Falz SBA

Opinion: Sweet Boys Association Launch – What Other Artistes Need to Learn from Falz

Folarin Falana, Falz the Bahd Guy is a wonderful rapper. Starting out a few years ago with his funny Yoruba accent, Falz was undoubtedly the hottest rapper in 2016. He understands the organic process to building an artiste. And he has stayed true to his vibe without minding the Nigerian industry market. He actually started […]

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 […]

Opinion: Afrobeats and the Reflections of the Nigerian state

Music is magic and Afrobeats as a genre of music exudes a lot of that magic. Ordinarily, music affects the human psyche. It can be used as an element of social restructuring and psyche reconfiguration. In some cultures, music is actually used to ease pain. Even scientific research has confirmed it that the human system […]

Text Pop: If Tyler Perry was to consider Nigerian Music as Soundtrack for Acrimony

  So let’s assume that Award winning Writer, Producer and Director of rave-making movie, Acrimony, Tyler Perry approaches you. He asks for your suggestions as he is considering Nigerian pop music as the soundtrack for the movie.   What Nigerian song(s) will you suggest considering the story-line of the music? Drop your comments below, let’s […]