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Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian music pop culture & trends

Making music involves a lot of parties and sometimes all we know about making music rises and falls on the artiste who finally lays his/her vocals on a beat. Unfortunately, the songwriter does not readily come to mind, in fact he/she is the last entity you think...
At some point in the career of a Nigerian musician, he seeks to break out from his domain to conquer bigger territories and that in itself is never a bad idea. In fact, it is healthy to grow and metamorphose into something bigger and even better. Part of the strategy...
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Jaguda presents a solid list of all the hottest Naija songs which have rocked the first half of 2018 so far. It's been quite a year so far in Nigeria as regards music and entertainment. Big shout out to Wizkid, Davido, Adekunle Gold, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade etc., for bringing...
One of the fascinating things about the Nigerian music industry is how artists are able to bloom in a very short space of time, same way one could be easily forgotten when consistency and hard-work is lost. Over the past few years, the...
One of the most important end-of-year lists would be the ranking of the hottest Nigerian artistes. These music acts are the ones who have had a dominant presence during the year. They have also been responsible for some of the biggest songs we enjoyed during the outgoing...
As 2018 kicks in fully in the music industry part of what we would be looking out for are the various album projects that would be launched during the course of the year. As always, there are some of our beloved artists we are lying patiently in wait for their...
Afrobeat (a style of popular music incorporating elements of African music and jazz, soul, and funk) as a genre started in the late 60s and early 70s with Fela Anikulapo Kuti as its progenitor. Since then, Afrobeat has continuously waxed stronger and evolved in this contemporary times. Somehow, the westerners...
Jaguda publishes a candid list of all the hottest Naija songs which have rocked the first half of 2019 so far. It's been a thrilling year for the Nigerian music industry in 2019, the year has witnessed break out stars like Rema, Fireboy DML,...
The entire Nigerian music industry can be broadly categoried into two, one half is secular stream and the other is the gospel end of it. The secular stream in the past years seem to always overwhelm the gospel stream. However, in the...
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Nigerians are still revelling about J.Cole's performance at the recently concluded Castle Lite Unlocks concert. Widespread reaction from social media, the tweets, the Instagram videos and all, it all shows that for those Nigerians that were fortunate to attend the concert it was fun all the way. Even more,...
Competition has been healthy in the Nigerian music sector in 2018. The likes of Davido, Olamide, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and a couple others, hardly or never dropped the ball. In view of this, JAGUDA has decided to engage its readers...
Gaining international recognition is one sure-fire way a Nigerian artiste gets a hard-on these days. The BET Hip Hop Awards recently added a new category 'Best International Flow' where it showcases countries like Nigeria, UK, France, South Africa, Ghana, and Canada.   Among those nominated...
Wizkid – Lagos Vibes
Starboy honcho, Wizkid made headlines only a few days ago when he cancelled all shows and concert due to his ill health. This would make it the second time in twelve months the ‘Come Closer’ crooner has had to withdraw from work due to health issues as advised by...
When you're as big and celebrated as Wizkid, it's 'always impossible' to be on the wrong side of anything. In fact, everyone believes your are right about whatever move or decision you take. This is the story of Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun whom we have come to collectively admire as...
Going by the example of Waje, there are other music acts who should equally consider retiring from the music thing.
Nigerian rapper cum singer Azeez Fashola widely known by the stage name Naira Marley is our Jaguda Artiste of the Month for December. Naira Marley looks like the most unlikely person, but here is he, our featured artiste. The year 2019 may have...

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