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 […]

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 […]

Davido x Duncan Mighty Aza

Music Review: The Visual Misfit of Davido, Peruzzi Duncan Mighty’s Aza

Duncan Mighty came hitting the waves again, all thanks to Wizkid’s collaborative influence with him. After the release of Fake Love, the Port Harcourt first son has become the magical voice which all artistes wants to have sing a hook or take the next verse of their song. While so many people argue that it […]

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 […]

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 […]

olamide-kana video

Music Review: Kana Video – Olamide’s Lyrically Disjointed and Visually Misinterpreted Song (2)

Music video grew to play a paramount role in music marketing and artiste image making. This has been since the launch of U.S Video Channel MTV in 1981. The outlet for video material began the era of 24-hour-a-day music on television. And with that comes the increasing demand to produce professional music videos. Of course […]

Kana

Music Review: Kana – Olamide’s Lyrically Disjointed and Visually Interpreted Song (1)

When Olamide posted a picture of Wizkid earlier in the year on his Instagram page with the caption, ‘Starboy came around to bless some beats for me’, many pre-empted that 2018 will be a year of collaborative hits from the super star duo. Kana is the first of such hits in 2018. It is the […]