Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian music pop culture & trends

Starboy Entertainment artiste Terri since joining his record label has not had a moment he has single-handedly held the Nigerian music industry spellbound. He is yet to give his loyal fans some bragging rights. However, he still has ample chance to command our attention...
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On this day, a decade ago, the Nigerian music industry was thrown into mourning following the announcement of the death of one of the most promising rappers the industry had seen. Da Grin whose full name was Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun was born on October...
Before you sink your juicy teeth into the flesh of this article, you must know one irrefutable and indelible fact about me: I am the biggest MI fan you will ever meet and I make no apologies for that. To know me is to know this. With...
The hip hop chart-topper, hits maker and business mogul, Jay Z, in his track “Tom Ford” off the album Magna Carter (Holy Grail) raps: “International bring back the Concorde/ Numbers don’t lie, check the scoreboard.” In another song titled, “Reminder,” from the Blueprint III album, Jay Z...
It's 2020 and the music business in Nigeria is really profitable for all those involved. From the publicists, A&Rs, music producers, everyone in between down to the musicians, there is a lot of pie to go round.Out of the lots involved in...
Earlier today, I followed Burna Boy's Twitter session where followers, fans and music lovers alike asked questions, and he picked those he found worth his time to answer. I found it engaging, quite insightful, and I immediately knew that he would become a trending topic (for good...
The entire Nigerian music industry can be broadly categoried into two, one half is secular stream and the other is the gospel end of it. The secular stream in the past years seem to always overwhelm the gospel stream.However, in the...
Yesterday, the 23rd of March, I was busy thinking about how my life would be without going to the office during this quarantine period. While at it, I decided to check Twitter for trending topics, especially those around the COVID-19 pandemic. Behold, I stumbled upon Naira Marley's...
Manchester United Football Club has a large fan base in Nigeria totalling millions of children, youths and elderly persons. The Premier League giant has been able to pull so much fans and admiration for its exploits in the league. Right here in Nigeria, there...
What a good time to be alive to witness the advent of Afrobeats music on the global scale of things. 'Afrobeats to the world', a tagline which is at the brink of becoming cliche gives an overview of the direction this music of Nigerian origin is headed....
Chike-Ezekpeazu Osebuka, simply known by his stage name Chike is our Jaguda Artiste of the Month for February. The Computer Engineering graduate surprisingly stunned music lovers with his debut album 'Boo of the Booless'. For Chike, his first shot at stardom came on the heels of...
Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, widely known by her stage name Angélique Kidjo is our Jaguda Artiste of the Month for January. This week on January 26, the Beninese singer and actor picked up her fourth Grammy award at the 62nd Grammys 2020. 
On Sunday, January 26, 2020, legendary Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo won the Grammy Award in the ‘Best World Music Category’ for her 2019 album, ‘Celia’ ahead of Nigeria’s Burna Boy  and three other nominees, Altin Gün , Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley , and Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet . This...
The first month of the new year 2020 is almost finished and the music business is yet to get into full gear. While we await more music from our beloved artistes, there are some albums we're hoping to have this year. As it is,...
Since the dawn of the past decade, the Nigerian music industry has witnessed year after year rookie music stars blow up into established acts. The list of such acts is quite inexhaustible, however, some of the biggest breakthrough music stars have been, Wande Coal,...
A new decade begins and yet another opportunity for greatness and excellence in Afrobeats presents itself. 2020 is a pivotal year because it has the capacity to detect how the rest of the decade would look like for the Afrobeats movement.As the...

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