Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian pop culture

Kelly Hansome
While an artiste like 2Baba has enjoyed longevity and relevance in the Nigerian music industry with multiple hits, some other artistes are not made of the same caliber. We had seen many artistes pop up and fizzle out in no time. Interestingly, these artistes won our hearts with very...
headies 2015 next rated
It's over 10 months since the heated 'Next Rated' award controversy. As long as the year 2016 is put under review the Headies Awards fracas between Don Jazzy and Olamide will be the biggest altercation the music industry would have witnessed. Away from the altercation of January 1st, the "Next...
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Happy Birthday to Peter & Paul Okoye as thy celebrate their 34th birthday. Amazing right? With all the twins have accomplished in music, it's amazing to think that thy have not even clocked 35 yet. The twins have had an up and down year in 2016, but let's not forget...
Dancehall sensation and Patois speaking artiste Burna Boy is one Nigerian celebrity we love to hate. Unfortunately, the singer who hails from Rivers state is hugely underrated. Even underrated feels like an understatement. Burna Boy is most often overlooked. Well for sometime now the social media space has gone berserk...
headies next rated 2016
The annual prestigious Nigerian Music Awards the Headies 'Next Rated' category  not fit for Mayorkun, Tekno and Falz. The Headies Awards 2015 edition was outright born out of controversies. First, it had to be the rescheduling of the event which rightly ought to be held in 2015, to January 1st...
ice prince
The guy I am writing about Ice Prince pretty much needs no introduction. We all know him right? Why is someone acting like they don’t know him? Wait! Chill out; let me jolt your fickle memory. Oh, I get it, you’re losing your affection for him and you’re no...
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Happy Nigerian Independence Day to everyone out there. Can you believe Nigeria as we know it is "technically" 56 years old? Even though politcally we've been through the grinder much more than we'd like as a country, creativity wise, we've probably been the best in the continent, and one...
9ice
At every twist and turn in music and entertainment, Nigerian artistes give fans some drama, raise dust of controversies during their altercations with record labels, and eventually end the once blissful marriage. “Chickens come home to roost” aptly means you have to deal with the outcome of your deeds either...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...