Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian music pop culture & trends

You probably have noticed something different about Saeon these days, and you won’t be the only one. Without necessarily going through a big “rebranding” moment, Saeon has switched up her style both musically and physically.Back in 2014, Saeon scored, what many will call, a big hit by any standards...
darey pray for me
Has anyone else noticed the upturn in the quality of Nigerian videos? That's a discussion for another post coming soon. Today we're here for Darey's latest video, Pray For Me, and it is one of the more special videos of 2016 so far. The song is featured on his...
wizkid one dance
Whew! We finally figured out what WizKid was saying in his part of the smash single, One Dance which features him and Kyla. It's one of the biggest, the biggest song in the world US right now according to Billboard, so we have to know the lyrics. Especially our...
We've been consumed by all the Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz drama over the last couple of weeks, understandably so. Tiwa Savage is one of the hottest pop/RnB singers to come out of Nigeria in a very long time. So today, instead of focusing on the drama and all...
The world is currently mourning the death of star musician, actor, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Prince Rogers Nelson aka Prince.  The prolific pop star endeared himself to many through not just his music, but also through the way he conducted himself in the entertainment industry.  Below are some lessons to...
Not many people know of my connect with the beautiful soul called Prince. My first encounter with this special spirit was in 1982, in a city called Providence in Rhode Island all the way in the USA. We were at one of his concerts, I still remember it like it happened yesterday....
I know some of you are probably thinking, "what can I possibly learn from that wack guy, Vic O?" Well there's quite a bit you can learn. Aside all the killing of beats and giving it to fans to eat, Vic O found a way to stay pretty popular...
We at Jaguda try to be positive most times. We hear and see a lot of crap music and videos, and just keep unlooking. You know... let it not be like we are trouble makers, but every so often we're inspired beyond the regular unlooking mode by some straight...
First there was Dorobucci, then came Oga Titus, followed by Jantamanta and most recently, Mungo Park. What do all these songs have in common apart from the fact that they were all released by Mavin records artistes? You could call them ‘corny’ and you won’t be wrong.Don Jazzy is...
top nigerian songs 2016
Dozens of Nigerian songs are released everyday, and we know it can be crazy trying to decipher what songs to listen to, and which ones to trash. Data and space are not cheap jare so no need to being overly generous with it. In 2016 alone we estimate over...
Where do you place your favourite rapper; is he or she rapping or yapping? We are not going to delve into origins or who owns what and what type of rap(s) there is, but we will first agree that rap means rhythmically applied poetry (RAP). With that out the...
kpangolo music
You can call it kpangolo music, jollof music, disposable, microwave, or timkpa music. We all know what you're referring to. The type of songs that are released, promoted, and killed in about 6 months. If there's a really good one the lifespan might get to 9 months, but that's...
who you epp
Ever since Olamide dropped his track Who You Epp, and announced his freestyle contest, the hip-hop world in Nigeria has been buzzing seriously. It almost seems like everyone is dropping a verse or two on the sick beat produced by Shizzi. From those trying to win the contest, to the...
In the past few years the term crossover has been used repeatedly by Nigerian artists on interviews and on their social media space. This crossover is used to describe the transition of a Nigerian musician to become an International/American artiste. In crossing over the Nigerian music will not only...
When Folarin Falana aka Falz named his album Stories That Touch, many didn’t see the pulse behind it, but with the recent release of Soldier video, he is once again whipping up sentiments from even the stone-hearted. It is one of the most democratic videos ever to be shot...
For every big artist in Nigeria there are possibly a million other unknown aspiring Nigerian musicians. From the thousands of students in different universities both in Nigeria and abroad trying to either be like Kiss Daniel or Davido to the upcoming guys in different ghettos trying also to break...

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