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,...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
The first month of the new year 2020 is almost finished and the music business is yet to get into full gear. While we await more music from our beloved artistes, there are some albums we're hoping to have this year.  As it is,...
  Exactly one year ago former TripleMG co-owner Iyanya drove the music and entertainment space into a wild shock as he announced he is a Mavin, an artiste under Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records. That notice was indeed shocking, like ‘once Iyanya co-owned a record label and now he is under...
So far, tunes like ‘Soco’, ‘Assurance’, ‘Issa Goal’, ‘Legbegbe’ etc have been banging in the first half of the year. Good thing is that there is more music to come in the remaining half of 2018. With this in mind we list out 6 albums you should clear your playlist...
Mavin Records / Jonzing World young music star Rema is our JAGUDA ARTISTE OF THE MONTH for the month of April. His sustained buzz over the past few weeks since his debut makes him our man of the month and this piece highlights a bit.
There is no mincing words that music of Nigerian origin has come a long way. Suddenly the wider world is opening up to Afrobeats, our music penetration keeps pushing boundaries. It is not a new sight anymore to see Nigerian music stars grace international stages to perform, the barriers...
In case you missed it, Nigerian pop diva Tiwa Savage was crowned the ‘Best African Act’ at the just concluded MTV EMA which held in Bilbao, in Spain. She won the awards ahead of fierce competition from Davido, Fally Ipupa, Shehkinah, Destruction Boyz etc. Her recent win makes her the...

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