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Gaining international recognition is one sure-fire way a Nigerian artiste gets a hard-on these days. The BET Hip Hop Awards recently added a new category 'Best International Flow' where it showcases countries like Nigeria, UK, France, South Africa, Ghana, and Canada.  Among those nominated...
Making music involves a lot of parties and sometimes all we know about making music rises and falls on the artiste who finally lays his/her vocals on a beat. Unfortunately, the songwriter does not readily come to mind, in fact he/she is the last entity you think...
Last week was quite a busy week for many Nigerian artistes. An album was released and loads of songs were also released.Two former members of Marvin Records Tiwa Savage and Reekado Banks released their new songs over the weekend after many months...
Afropop diva Yemi Alade is our JAGUDA ARTISTE OF THE MONTH for August. The Effyzzie Music / Rebel Movement artiste is the first female to be crowned our artiste of the month. Her sojourn into the music industry began when she won Peak Talent...
Nigerian rapper, A-Q granted an exclusive interview to Jaguda.com during his recent trip to Jos with Chocolate City’s rapper, Loose Kaynon. During the interview, A-Q briefly shared his background, and how he paved the way through insightful conversation that revealed his plans for the Nigerian hip...
There is a long line of persons involved before music gets to the final consumers. Some of those involved in the music making process would be the artiste, songwriter, music producer, sound engineer, A&R etc. At the pivot of the music making process are...
It's every up-and-coming artistes dream around this clime to get hinged to a record label but it's even sweeter when you have a Don Jazzy snap you up.Don Baba J is a veteran and a big player in the Nigerian music...
Afro-fusion singer Burna Boy is our JAGUDA ARTISTE OF THE MONTH for July. The Spaceship Entertainment artiste is the first artiste to win our feature back to back.The past 30 days have been incredible for Burna Boy as he hit new levels...
The past two weekends have been huge for Afrobeat(s) and music of African origin. The exposure of the indigenous Nigerian music genre Afrobeat(s) has been epic.For the record Nigerian artistes, music producers had the majority of features from Africa on 'The Lion...
The dream of every up-and-coming artiste is to seize being just a prospect to actually becoming a superstar in reality. The idea of blowing up has always been the grandest fantasy fueling the passion of these music prospects, but then the dream is always a long shot...
What do we understand by "Payola"? Payola is the practice of bribing someone {radio stations} in return for the unofficial promotion of a product in the media."If a record company spends enough money on payola, it can make any record...
Jaguda publishes a candid list of all the hottest Naija songs which have rocked the first half of 2019 so far.It's been a thrilling year for the Nigerian music industry in 2019, the year has witnessed break out stars like Rema, Fireboy DML,...
Port Harcourt born Nigerian music superstar Damini Ogulu popularly known by his stage name Burna Boy is our JAGUDA ARTISTE OF THE MONTH for the month of June.The Afro-fusion singer and songwriter came to the fore of the Nigerian music entertainment...
Wizkid in suit
Nigerian musicians are some of the richest musicians around the world. Some of them like Davido, Wizkid are known for buying some of their luxury items in cash whether in Naira, Dollar or Pounds.Besides the Music Industry in Nigeria is so lucrative...
Top Nigerian pop star Douglas Agu popularly widely known by his stage name Runtown is our JAGUDA ARTISTE OF THE MONTH for the month of May.The Soundgod Music boss has been active on the music scene for quite some time but he eventually...
Nigeria's music industry woke up to Naira Marley getting arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The singer had been endorsing cyber fraud also known as "Yahoo Yahoo".The commission also arrested fast-rising star Zlatan alongside some team members.While the anti-graft agency had...

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