Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian music pop culture & trends

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...
One of the most important end-of-year lists would be the ranking of the hottest Nigerian artistes. These music acts are the ones who have had a dominant presence during the year. They have also been responsible for some of the biggest songs we enjoyed during the outgoing...
The 365 days in 2019 are about to clock out in a few hours, putting the year in perspective, Jaguda picks out some of the hottest songs that totally rocked. In fact, there were lots of fantastic songs out during the year 2019 but...
It was another good year of music and even better was the release of albums and EPs. Extended Plays became the go-to channel for artistes who were undecided about dropping full albums or a string of singles. Over 30 albums and EPs were...
The outgoing year 2019 has been filled with some moments we can't forget in a hurry. In this post, we hope to highlight some of the best highlights and moments from this year. Some of those moments would be Davido's viral freestyle, Naira Marley...
The year 2019 has been massive for Nigerian music, new doors were opened, new grounds were covered as the music from Nigeria continued its global dominance.  At the core of the music industry / business is music itself. As always, enormous amounts of it...
David Adedeji Adeleke also known as Davido (OBO) is our Jaguda Artiste of the Month. The Nigerian music export has been crown our featured artiste for the month of November. It has been a long time coming for Davido in the music business...
Local man was sitting idly fidgeting his phone at a lounge late in the evening awaiting a friend, when the speakers in play suddenly booms, "Marlians, Marlians, Marlians, Marlians, Marlians, Marlians, Marlians Gbese, gbese, gbese, gbese, gbese, gbese… ". A familiar smile played across...
Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael widely known by his stage name Zlatan Ibile is our Jaguda Artiste of the Month. The raving music star is adjudged worthy to be our featured artiste for the month of October.  Zlatan Ibile has always known that music was his...
Hip hop & rap music in Nigeria is gaining mainstream media attention in the past weeks. Suddenly everyone wants to rap or lay claim to the rap throne. Although the conversation gets stronger around hip hop and rap gets more people engaged, it...
Number 1 African bad gyal, Tiwa Savage is our Jaguda Artiste of the Month for September. It's been a long time coming for the Afropop diva who becomes the second lady to grace our monthly feature.  For the 39-year-old singer, being a musician feels...
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...
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...
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...

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