Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian pop culture

Michael Collins aka Don Jazzy has come a very long way as Nigeria’s most decorated music producer and astute music mogul. The name Don Jazzy commands a mammoth amount of influence. Don baba J has produced a long list of first class hits songs, best selling afro-pop albums, headed...
falz
Can you imagine popular Nigerian artistes like sultry Tiwa Savage as a banker, hilarious Falz as a seasoned Barrister or maybe think of Eldee as a prolific architect? Besides being famous for their music and arts, some very popular Nigerian artistes hold various university degrees that bear sharp contrast...
Tekno
Tekno is an unapologetic serial radio assassin, since his highly successful hit “Duro”. Like a very menacing terrorist, he launches well orchestrated assaults at intervals on the airwaves wrecking serious havoc. Assuming you earned a badge with a little tick embedded for being a hit maker, am sure Tekno...
kcee
It baffles me when very respectable Nigerian artistes who have made a name for themselves resort to cheap copy work to score a hit. Could it be the absence of creativity, poor copyright laws or outright laxity? Some Nigerian artistes  throw out songs which eerily reminds us of a...
best rappers in nigeria
The team had a discussion about this in prepping for out 2016 version of the Hottest Rapper In Nigeria list and decided to open it up to you guys. This is totally up for discussion. There are a lot of rappers out there in Nigeria right now, but we want...
nigerian hip-hop
Rap is a game of contest. It's always been, and in reality should always be. MCs are gladiators, the music is the arena, microphones are physical weapons while the lyrics are the invisible lethal ones. Engaging in the industry is signing into the battle of will and stamina (lyrically...
Miss Kedike Chidinma Your Silence Lately Is Rather Annoying Than Golden.As a very concerned fan, I’m deeply worried about your inactivity lately in the music industry. The last quarter of the year is lurking around the corner; your fans are starved as you have not served any meaningful tune...
The 2000’s began with a bang. The turn of the century was characterized by mass hysteria, conspiracy theories, doomsday predictions and the in-coming of a throng of fresh, original music from musicians who would go on to make their mark on the music scene and history. It was the heart...
“Ahem hum”, if your MILF crush is Tiwa Savage don’t worry she wasn’t born in the 90’s. Ojére, age is just a number sha, isn’t it? There’s no crime if you prefer older woman like Nick Cannon or Aston Kutcher.Aside being a melodious singer with great display of energy,...
wizkid
If you want a fancy story on how to make it big doing music, sorry to disappoint. Be forewarned! The Nigerian music industry makes for no comparison with the American or western example. It’s a mix feeling that the music industry in Nigeria can be pettily ascribed as a...
nollywood music
Nollywood actors and actresses jumping into music is not a new thing despite what some of us might think. Igwe Tupac might be the latest of the bunch of Nollywood stars attempting to enter music, but he's had a lot of mentors to "look up" to.So, in the of...
If you think some Nigerian artistes have no business doing music, oh please, I share the same thoughts with you. Seriously singing or even rapping it’s not for everybody. Because you love music it does not necessarily mean you have to sing or rap. Maybe you could be a...
ifetayo ali-landing
Meet Ifetayo Ali-Landing, a third generation Nigerian-American, who is absolutely amazing as a cellist. What's even more impressive, is that she's just 13 years old. I know. What amazing thing were you doing at 13?Classical music is never really an area of expertise for Nigerians generally, and you'd be...
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...