Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian music pop culture & trends

So the other day a picture of 3 men accused of being gay, stripped naked and bound with ropes hit twitter. Apparently the picture was taken somewhere in Imo State and the men were supposedly "caught in the act" of being gay. They were beaten, and paraded around naked.A...
2013 is in full swing, and now that we've had a moment to settle down from the celebrations and new year resolutions and what not, it is time to get to work. With 2012 setting a new standard for Nigerian music, we can only expect that 2013 will bring...
The tussle between celebrities and information mediums (Newspapers & Magazines, Television and the Internet), for observers and fans is an interesting and never ending one.Unfounded or frequently true stories, “inappropriate” or scandalous pictures and videos seemingly appear from nowhere and go viral, especially on the internet (due to its...
Let me start by saying I'm not a music professional or music Guru who has been part of the music industry for umpteen years and knows the A-Z of what goes on in the Nigerian music industry or "Music scene" as some call it. I'm just a "drunk 65%...
 2012; which had her fair share of surprises and break-out stars has come to an untimely end. As we enter into another fresh music calendar, top bloggers Ogaga Sakapide and Ayomide Tayo have compiled a list of 13 fast rising artistes music followers and the general public...
Just Like in 2011, where a number of bloggers came together to put out 49 Original songs and 1 freestyle worth keeping in your music library, it's another Volume of The Bloggers Choice.2012 had a number of new acts springing up, veterans keeping it real and a huge number...
Backtrack to this time in 2008, 9ice had released his album “Gongo Aso” earlier in the year to much acclaim. The album had been promoted by just one single, the title track of the album but fans were treated to an array of much more beautiful tunes off his...
2012 in Nigeria didn't start a good note. You can even argue that it was probably the worst way to start the year with Boko Harma issues and fuel subsidy protests introducing us into a 2012 that is filled with so many low points,  it was hard to scratch...
It’s been a hard year. 2011 was interesting but 2012 just took the cake. We came up with 10 reasons we’re so damn glad this year is coming to an end. It seemed like one tragedy followed the other with barely room for us as a nation to breathe...
I just got back from Sound Sultans birthday and I'm still awed by how relevant this genius has managed to keep himself over these years in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry which is such that almost everything works on the reverse.I got to the party rather late given that many...
NOTHING, I repeat, NOTHING boosts a song’s popularity and assures its lasting fame even after its time has passed, such as the fortunate and very lucky incident of that song introducing or at least popularizing a unique style of dancing.Awilo Logomba’s fame all across Africa was (and is) not...
Some of the heavy hits on the Nigerian radio airwaves right now have Chopstix tied to them. Ice Prince's Aboki & More, Endia's 48, Dash Me Da Ting by Dee Money, Endia & J-Milla, Red Rose by Yung El, and many more. Chopstix has been hitting on all cylinders...
Artiste/ Management relationship is like a marital one. I have seen music managers get seriously heartbroken after a severed business relationship with their artiste while some artistes are left feeling used and almost without anything. This is usually the case when there is no proper legal agreement or when...
On the December 2012 issue of Zen Magazine, the cover star is DJ Xclusive, one of the hottest DJs in the game.This last issue of the year also has lovely fashion pieces and round-ups for 2012Editor's Note: December is the 12th and last month of the year and to put the icing...
Written By Onyeka Nwelue On the 5th of October, 2012, four young men were beaten up, disgraced, shamed, kicked, machete, wall-eyed, abused, spat at, cursed, tyres sneaked around them and finally burnt in a certain place called Aluu in Rivers State.They watched themselves die and people also watched them...
Have you ever realized that Nigerians generally have no real grasp of how much money our “leaders” are embezzling and laundering?Have you ever thought of how much six hundred & twenty eight million naira, five hundred million naira, two billion naira and other similar massive amounts of money that...

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