Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian pop culture

The 90’s were an amazing time in the landscape of music. The incredible wave of Hip-Hop that took shape in the late 80’s continued to build into a tidal wave bringing RnB and Funk along for the ride. Reggae, was taking the world by storm like no other global...
There are many times some of our Nigerian female music acts have left us like “Wow that was amazing” anytime they get to work with their male counterparts. This supposed “music chemistry” in a way goes beyond the recording studio, because they sure look fabulous as a couple too....
be successful in nigerian music
Yes oo, I am still on the how to blow secrets in the Nigerian music industry. It’s been quite a good ride, many thanks for your comments it shows you’re reading and following up.Today will shine the light on some other aspects to hitting music stardom and reaping all...
lola rae
Lola Rae is one of the hottest rising stars in Nigeria right now, and has been buzzing around with her latest single, One Time. Word is she's working on a single with Davido also and we'll bring you that once it drops.We caught up with Lola Rae, and we...
adekunle gold and olamide
Definitely,  Olamide has been one huge inspiration to many Nigerian youths out there. His story is the type that makes you believe that almost anything is achievable if you go after it with grit and fervour. Everyone likes to hear that sort of "Started from the bottom now we...
The internet is a wonderful place isn't it? You get to discover a lot of things, and today we came across this yoruba internet sensation of a rapper who goes by the name, Wale Turner.Taking a quick peep at his instagram videos, and you'll see the guy really has...
Adekunle Gold
Every upcoming artiste is scheming in one way or the other to reach the top. You are aspiring to get to that point where you’re credited with having a Midas touch, churning out hits upon hits. In the quest for hits and music success, chances are that you may...
fela kuti
Born from a fusion of Jazz, highlife, funk, and traditional Nigerian music, the Afrobeats genre burst onto the Nigerian music scene in the 1960’s, changing it forever. Created by legendary performer Fela Ransome- Kuti- one of the greatest musicians in Nigerian history, Afrobeats quickly made waves spreading across the...
The Music industry easily passes as the fastest growing sector of the Nigerian economy. Gone are the days when music was not considered a profitable venture in Nigeria, back then in the 80’s, 90’s and early in the millennium Nigerian parents rebuked their wards against pursuing music as a...
fela kuti
Today marks the 19th anniversary of the death of Nigeria's biggest musical export in history, and arguably one of Nigeria's most famous citizens in the world. His music has hit all corners of the earth, and has inspired university level courses to study his art. Blessed with the gift of...
I’m not your weatherman but trust me August is about to be the hottest month of the year! No doubt we are in the middle of the rainy season in this part of the world, but brace yourself the heat is coming. Frantically speaking and all things being equal,...
We have a lot of revered DJ's but this particular one made Nigeria and Africa proud. Obi Ajuonuma popularly known as DJ Obi took a giant step to conquer the world while breaking the world record of being the longest DJ on set (10 Days to be precise) at Sao Cafe,...
Finally! (Nigeria’s version of Justin Bieber according to a colleague of mine) Adekunle Gold blessed us with the release of his debut album aptly titled ‘Gold’. Even though he though he tried to pull ‘Beyoncé’ on us, the album has been received well by fans and critics alike. But...
It's an honest question really. Does anyone really care anymore that P-Square have reunited? Short answer - Not Really.The whole drama, though crazy and fascinating at first, dragged out for way too long, and had too many twists and turns that we eventually lost interest. Kinda like Walking Dead...
“Say alubarika alubarika/from Lagos down to America… your blessings all I see…ye.” It’s been 3 years since Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie gained prominence music wise in Nigeria with his reggae & dancehall tune “Alubarika”.Exactly 5 days away from the official release of his debut album GOD OVER EVERYTHING #GOE. Patoranking...
2Baba X MI Babylon
It's the news that got a lot of Nigerian music fans excited. The thought of MI Abaga and 2baba (2face) linking up on an album together. Legendary right? The first single of what we think will be a joint album, Babylon, dropped last week.  How well was it received?...
Away from the usual applause that greets our more popular genres of music (i.e. Afro beat, Afro pop and even Fuji), the Nigerian Alternative sound has slowly begun forging a path for itself in recent times.Nneka was the pacesetter, Asa has attained legendary status; Brymo is still Brymo, distinct...
Before they became the big stars you see now, they were freshmen just trying to break into the industry. Olamide - Eni Duro (2010) Before Olamide was shakiti bobo-ing, he was switching outfits every 10 seconds in his debut video, Eni Duro. "Olamide is here, just like the first day of the...
nigerian record label
After all is said and done, more is said than done. While we are still clamoring for a well-structured music industry, some big record labels are not even well structured. The point here is simply narrowed down to the fact that supposed big Nigerian record labels do not own...
kiss daniel
In case you’re not checking your calendar, “Chale, this is July already”. I hope you did well for yourself in the past months?Some artistes in the music industry have had a stellar outing. Musically speaking, they have dominated the past six months of the year in reference to their...
tony tetuila
Nigerian music has taken a huge giant leap since the turn of the century. There is more music released everyday now than there was back in the early 2000s, and that's primarily due to the major growth of the industry.We've decided to compile a list of the best Nigerian...