Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian pop culture

We're finally here at the end of the series for the Top 20 Hottest Nigerian Artists of 2014. If you haven’t been following, let's do a quick recap from 20-6 20. Seyi Shay 19. Runtown 18. Skales 17. Ice Prince 16. Timaya 15. Flavour 14. Oritse Femi 13. Reminisce 12. Iyanya 11. Sean Tizzle 10. Patoranking 9. KCee 8. Mavin 7. Tiwa Savage 6. WizKid   5....
falz stories that touch
Falz aka Falz The Badt Guy is set to drop his second album, Stories That Touch, in less than a week. We caught up with him recently and extracted out a few things we can expect from the album. Strong Lyrical Content Falz is witty rapper. Always dropping clever and funny...
I hear so much about Mr. Devil, that I start to wonder if he’s for real or just the figment of our imagination. Where is the devil? Where does he hide? What really does he do for a living? What makes him so cunning? Who are his agents in...
In time past Nigerian parents rebuked their wards for dare dreaming about becoming musicians. You dare not harbor such thoughts talk more of telling your parents about it. You'll get a good dose of the cane and rebuke. Fast forward to the present, music is probably one sure way to...
Read what Afican Man have to say, below. I have watched with patient annoyance, I have listen with patient distress, to the sights and sounds of our dear actress turn singer Tonto Dikeh. Like many others, I chose not to talk about her but I was forced to know how...
This writeup is not about validating or explaining all the shenanigans of the Brand, CharlyBoy. But in my customary habit, to encourage people of all ages who may be battling with who they really are, as oppose to who they think they are, so shine your eyes. These days with...
It's another Celebrity #throwbackthursday and this week we caught up with one of the finest DJs out of Africa, DJ Neptune and he shared with his favorite MCs from the 90s. We all love 90s hip-hop (at least those of us old enough to remember), and looking at this list...
After a little bit of a hiatus, we're returning with our weekly review column, and in addition we've moved this to every friday instead of every sunday as previously done. This week we jump on 2 tracks released by an established act in Olamide, and a hot name buzzing in...
Apologies are in order for missing my weekly review last sunday. Blame it on excess ogogoro and my born day. This week we're jumping on the hip-hop band wagon strictly and going with joints from 2 of the most promising hip-hop acts in Nigeria. Yep I'm talking Phenom, The KnightHouse...
As TW Magazine turns 7 this month of September, to celebrate years of hard work and input, the lovely Adesuwa Onyenokwe is the cover star of this issue. She is TW Publisher and a veteran broadcaster. She shares her journey from television as a broadcaster on NTA to print as...
It summer time so why not spend your free time reading? Here are Top 10 must read books by African Authors… The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Ethiopia This novel focuses on the life of Sepha Stephanos, an Ethiopian immigrant living in D.C. after fleeing his country’s revolution seventeen...
jay z roc nation nigeria
The Nigerian entertainment scene got a jolt of excitement after Jay Z confirmed on twitter that his cousin, Briant 'Bee-High' Biggs (who is Director of Mobile Strategies at Roc Nation) is in Nigeria scouting for talent for Roc Nation. My cousin just moved to Nigeria to discover new talent. Tidal...
nigeria underrated artists
There is no better way to spit this out, but some very talented Nigerian artistes have been blatantly underrated and it hurts. Again, it's may be a little difficult to place, the reason why their talents and hardwork doesn't meet with commensurate recognition and applause. From time to time...
This past week wasn't a super great music week, but overall it wasn't a bad one. Not a lot songs in comparison to previous weeks, however I was still able to sift through and pick two joints to review. Going with songs from 2 female act this week. From...
The question rouses the rhetoric: Which of our artists is ready for the Grammy? Femi Kuti’s musical prowess and energy is undeniably a force that cuts through industries, and his longevity is very well worth noting also. His sound creativity - the Afrobeat, cannot be disputed and hence his...
It's not a complete week in Nigerian twitter unless feminism comes up in some form or fashion, and more times than not, it turns into a huge discussion about what women should or should not do or rather are supposed to do. Inevitably, somehow the discussion always ends up in women's...