Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian music pop culture & trends

It's 2012! And the year wont end unless I bring y'all, the Jaguda.com faithfuls, another list of the the 10 hottest babes in entertainment. Every year we see a lot of hot babes in the Nigerian entertainment industry - some of them veterans that have been staying fine for...
Minutes after the online release of the Nigerian version of Rick Ross’ “Hold me Back” video, Nigerians on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have since rained curses and insults on the rapper for his audacity at showing Nigeria in its poorest and most ghetto form. The video starts with commentary...
There is no point living like a celeb when your finance does not proclaim you one yet.  Oh! Yes, you believe in yourself.  You do have faith in you and you know that you are destined for fame.  See, when you finally become famous, you will be living like...
Your fanbase belongs to a unique group of individuals, who not only like YOUR MUSIC, but music similar to your music.Remember this golden thought. “If you are not out there promoting your music, someone else is out there promoting their music”. There is a tremendous amount of competition out...
Fame will find you. Build content first, package second.“2face isn’t famous just because he is just ‘humble’ and his name is ‘innocent’. He is famous because he has proven to be an ace musician. He is an ace musician because he is hardworking, consistent and persistent. He is constantly...
The issue of rappers becoming singers has been one I've been meaning to write about for a while because of the often passionate discussions & arguments which I often witness it give rise to. However, because I personally have not been able to reach any suitable conclusion myself, I...
Since the days of the legendary reggae exponent, Bob Marley, to the time of Nigeria’s own Fela Anikulapo Kuti; from the Hip Hop Circle in the US to the Naija music scene, drugs & stimulants of various types and differing effects are synonymous with song writing, recording and stage...
If Life is for rent, we wouldn’t need to price because we know nothing that we have is truly ours. These are the lines of a famous poet who understood the times and dime of a man. Black Sunday was a day never to be forgotten by all. It...
Intro & Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4RUBYWith one official single, this girl has gathered such a fan base that many artists can only wish for after 3-4 singles. Yes, this loopy record, J-town artist captured our hearts with her single, Okay and it's been no slowing down from there....
One of the great things about music is the fact that every so often you get to hear new material from new artists emerging almost every other week. While some artists always stick to a generic formula, others find new ways to create music that somehow sounds different from...
Without a doubt a living legend. Eldee The Don who has been relevant in the music industry for more than a decade is honored by SoundHiveNaija.Read the Tribute Below....Lanre Dabiri, (born May 23, 1977) better known as eLDee, is a Nigerian-American rapper, vocalist, music producer and architect....
One of the great things about UNN is that you're bound to get a solid education once you've passed through the 4 walls of that institution. What is a solid education? It's what you learn both inside and outside of the classroom. Part of 'uni' life is experiencing new...
So after that experience with the exam attack, I was like, Lai Lai. Me and Cult shall not be friends. I would mind my business and just give them chance abeg. Me I no want. I had some friends who I kinda knew had blended but I didn't judge. Just...
So one of the most interesting things about going to a public uni in Naija is cult life. Not like you have to be in one, but the stories were always flowing and in many ways, the activities of cults on campus just always created some sort of action...
I have a number of guilty pleasures; one of them is going on Bellanaija and looking at wedding pictures, because the pictures are gorgeous. Yesterday, while at work, I decide I need a little mental break and begin to peruse the wedding pictures. The comments on the wedding albums...
The success of several artistes in the Nigerian contemporary music scene of recent has proven time and again that an artiste does not need to have an album to his name before he/she “blows”.We have seen singers and rappers ride on the “rep” only one successful single or even...

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