Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian pop culture

Some of the heavy hits on the Nigerian radio airwaves right now have Chopstix tied to them. Ice Prince's Aboki & More, Endia's 48, Dash Me Da Ting by Dee Money, Endia & J-Milla, Red Rose by Yung El, and many more. Chopstix has been hitting on all cylinders...
E and I had become good friends after his video shoot, and we talked almost everyday. After school had vacated for summer, I headed to Lagos to chill with the family for a while. Ben gave me an eventful week before I traveled (let your imagination get the best of...
So just like last week, we're continuing with our celebrity throwback thursdays with your favorite celebrities. This week we touched base with rapper Eva Alordiah & she told us her favorite toys from back in the days. You'd be kinda surprised what she did say. Here goes. 1. Table Soccer No not...
Before I became a doctor, I was an ambitious young man with dreams and aspirations. My idea of success was clouded by the ever existing stereotype regarding medicine. Besides… Which son wouldn’t be happy to see his mother proudly say “My son is a medical doctor”. I strongly believe...
We're on day 3 of our countdown of the Top 20 Hottest Nigerian Artists of 2014. We're officially into the top 10. If you haven’t been following, you can catch up by checking out the post from the past 2 days, and see who made the list from 20 down...
Just about a year now the fortune of a certain boy changed overnight when he received a call from Davido. That was Mayorkun, Destiny came calling, and like everyone else would do, he heed the call. In about a year Mayorkun can say ‘I'm young and getting it’. Somehow Mayorkun...
The world is currently mourning the death of star musician, actor, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Prince Rogers Nelson aka Prince.  The prolific pop star endeared himself to many through not just his music, but also through the way he conducted himself in the entertainment industry.  Below are some lessons to...
Written by Charly Boy When I look back at my life, and all the stuff I did as a carefree, young and restless youth,  I can't help but shudder at some of my very bad habits. Yes, I was once short-fused; blowing off at the slightest provocation. It was pitiful....
These nice pictures are the works of upcoming photographer, Olusanya Olamide and he titled this "Gidi". In these he gets some nice shots of random places across Lagos, Nigeria and capturing some essence in the city.
Artiste/ Management relationship is like a marital one. I have seen music managers get seriously heartbroken after a severed business relationship with their artiste while some artistes are left feeling used and almost without anything. This is usually the case when there is no proper legal agreement or when...
Before I leak this open secret, let me confirm we are on the same page by defining a Naija hit song. To avoid boring everyone with a dictionary definition, I will name a few hits and assume we all understand. Examples are Skelewu, Limpopo, Aboki, Oliver Twist, Gongo Aso,...
I will make my words brief and straight to the points. My name is Gbemisola Adesuwa Abayomi, I am a Nigerian, based in the UK. Studied Music Business 101 at Berklee College of Music, Boston, USA. I work with MTV Hits UK. I felt so bad reading comments from...
Digital piracy can generally be defined as the unlawful and unauthorized copying and distribution of copyrighted music, movies, t.v programs, etc, in a manner that is detrimental to the creative artists and legitimate right holders. This practice threatens is very rampant in the Nigerian Blogosphere, and it limits the...
We are excited about this pack of girls! Literally. They were swaggu-dripping in Rapper Eva's new video "DEAF". Eva and her team sure did well in choosing these hot girls. The rapper just posted this on her blog, introducing us to the new popular girls in Lagos. To say I...
Every once in a while the population wars flare up in Nigeria. It usually ends up in accusations of fraud against certain sections of the country mostly about the population in the North. The accusation usually sounds something like this: How is it possible that there are more people...
It is not uncommon to see people spell their names in an Anglicized (I humorously call this word “english-ize” sometimes, as I’ve done in the title line) manner, especially on online social networks where a large degree of personal freedom is allowed. The word "Anglicize' means "to become or make...