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Disc Jockeying is a male dominated craft, nonetheless, a lot of top female DJ's are out there holding their own and one of such is Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, widely known as DJ Cuppy.The daughter of Nigerian business Femi Otedola has been active from 2014 as a disc jockey. She...
Afrobeat (a style of popular music incorporating elements of African music and jazz, soul, and funk) as a genre started in the late 60s and early 70s with Fela Anikulapo Kuti as its progenitor.Since then, Afrobeat has continuously waxed stronger and evolved in this contemporary times. Somehow, the westerners...
In the past four to five years Nigerian pop superstars Wizkid and Davido have been the biggest music stars in Nigeria and by a large extension Africa. The music industry seems to be a duopoly between this two music stars, and within these years Wizkid or Davido can be...
It's not about roughly one year since continental hit makers and music duo Psquare went separate ways as solo artistes. Peter Okoye goes by the name Mr P while his brother prefers to be called Rudeboy. About this time, last year September 2017, due to irreconcilable internal crisis within the...
Before now it was ‘Pon Pon’ sound then things got a little boring and a new wave came along ‘shaku shaku’. Unlike the former, ‘shaku shaku’ came with it's own set of dance steps to make things a lot more fun. Moving your legs rhythmically making an incomplete  leg...
A lot has been said about the Nigerian music Industry being male-dominated which is rightly so. Again, some top female acts like Tiwa Savage have mentioned that they're not on exactly on the same pedestal with the male colleagues in a lot of ways, especially talking about the paychecks....
Pictured above is an alternative world map that perfectly illustrates what King Perryy means every time you hear him say Continental Boy on a record.Africa is projected in dominance through her rich fabric, Asia is in the cut via oil paper umbrellas and Perryy’s pants, European/American ideals can be perceived from...
Afrobeat and the entire African sound is at a point where the rest of the world have started tuning in and want to be more associated with the sound, rhythm and vibe. The Afrobeat sound is slowly spreading into Europe and America, international music companies are signing up more...
Congratulations are in order for Fargin singer, Teniola Apata, aka Teni Entertainer, who just graduated from the University of Georgia.She however delivered an outstanding thanksgiving song which happens to be a traditional Ondo song.https://www.instagram.com/p/Blvj3uCDTbX/Teni, and afro-pop singer happens to be one of Nigeria’s fastest rising musicians breaking new grounds in the music industry.She...
So far, tunes like ‘Soco’, ‘Assurance’, ‘Issa Goal’, ‘Legbegbe’ etc have been banging in the first half of the year. Good thing is that there is more music to come in the remaining half of 2018.With this in mind we list out 6 albums you should clear your playlist...
It is true that these days, anyone can score a hit in music with as much as a ¼ talent. There is a big difference about how music was made in the yesteryears and now. The advent of sleek PR machinery, social media and the Internet at large makes...
When you're as big and celebrated as Wizkid, it's 'always impossible' to be on the wrong side of anything. In fact, everyone believes your are right about whatever move or decision you take. This is the story of Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun whom we have come to collectively admire as...
Starboy - Soco Ft. Terri X Spotless X Ceeza Milli X Wizkid
Jaguda presents a solid list of all the hottest Naija songs which have rocked the first half of 2018 so far.It's been quite a year so far in Nigeria as regards music and entertainment. Big shout out to Wizkid, Davido, Adekunle Gold, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade etc., for bringing...
More often than not Wizkid and Davido have been pit against each other unconsciously or otherwise, that is true because they are the biggest music stars out of Nigeria and out of Africa without mincing words! The rivalry between the two lives on, even though both artists buried whatever...
Keshinro Ololade who is better known as Lil Kesh used to be one of the brightest kid on the block if you rewind to 2014/15. He was one of the new kids with the most musical influence and traction at the time. He had about the biggest song that...
D'banj
If the contemporary Nigerian music industry was subjected to a candid review at some point the name D’banj will come up and so many things would be said about the entertainer. The Harmonica wielding musician, helped in so many ways raise the bar for the current crop of artists...

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