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Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian music pop culture & trends

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...
There are some of our music stars who need to try out something else because music isn't just working out anymore for them. Sadly, no matter the amount of effort they put into making music, the result of as mediocre at best if not very poor without their usual...
As the days go by, people are beginning to realize the power of social media; for networking, marketing, campaigns etc. In the last decade, the use of social media has revolutionized the way the public consumes music. A lot of artistes both local and international have ridden on the power...
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...
Top 10 RICHEST Musicians In Nigeria And Their Net Worth – 2018
The Music and Entertainment industry is one of the best things that happened to the sleeping giant called Nigeria. Besides the oil & gas sector, the entertainment industry is about the most viable sector of our economy. Our dear Nigerian musicians have been doing us proud and they make several...
Peruzzi, who frowned at his defeat to Teni still hovers around us. This begs the question "Is Peruzzi more deserving than Teni?". In a recent tweet, the singer reacted badly to his defeat, further stating he worked harder and made more money than any...
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...
p-square greatest songs
One thing that significantly changed this year in the Nigerian music is the inevitable break up of our darling duo Psquare.   We have all seen music groups break up and that's really not a new thing. A quick flashback, the list is lengthy,  Plantashun Boiz, The Remedies, One Direction,...
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...
These days, the wider world is embracing Afrobeat/Afrobeats more and more. It is no longer much of a surprise when we notice Nigerian songs being played in Europe and America. Daily we wake up to American celebrities or white folks trying to catch some African vibe by...
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,...
Who does it for you between Kiss Daniel and Reekado Banks? Both Kiss Daniel and Reekado Banks could be called ‘classmates’ merely because the singers became prominent for their arts  in 2013/2014. A year after both artists were both nominated for the very controversial Headies ‘Next Rated’ Award. Mavin Records...
The biblical phrase ‘how are the mighty fallen’ seems like the only appropriate way to label a certain group of Nigerian artistes who have fallen off the path of greatness that they once towed. Once they were beaming with lots of tremendous prospects and promises but have not lived up...
The dream of every up-and-coming artiste is to seize being just a prospect to actually becoming a superstar in reality. The idea of blowing up has always been the grandest fantasy fueling the passion of these music prospects, but then the dream is always a long shot...
Born Innocent Ujah Idibia, Tuface,  who later rebranded as 2Baba has to be one of the most loved contemporary Nigerian musicians. The Jos bred singer is one of the biggest frontiers of Nigerian and African music in the 21st Century. There are only a few things one might mention...
I was so pleased to see quite a few Nigerian artists put up their own shows (even if in name only)last December. I have made a lot of noise about this for years now and though I don’t understand why it has taken so long to get here, still, it’s...

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