Editorials

Editorials

Articles centered about the Nigerian pop culture

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...
nigerian hip-hop
Nigerian Hip-hop is mortally wounded and straight up on the path to extermination or irrelevance. One will not be far from the truth if your opinion is that the present economic situation of Nigeria has affected our  music.First of all, 2016 has been the year when all the hard work...
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...
davido gbagbe oshi video
Davido's ‘Gbagbe Oshi’ video is a break from the norm. After the assumptions of his gradual decline, Davido bounced back with a banger! ‘Well upon the time we come upon the arena/ you know sey we never test/ no baga could’ve take off the area,’ he croons. After all...
Korede Bello Do Like That
Once again welcome to October, last month September was pretty dull, the music industry was in a bit of a slumber. A few things are worthy of note during that month. First was the release of Reekado Banks much awaited debut album “Spotlight”. Unofficial reports of Wizkid signing a...
most iconic songs in nigeria
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...
2016 city people entertainment awards
Let me ask this question. Is there anybody who is vaguely interested in Nigerian music, who doesn’t know Olamide Adedeji, the self-styled baddo? All the way from Eni Duro, First Of All, Turn Up, Durosoke, to Goons Mi, Skelemba, Melo Melo and Bobo. No, there wouldn’t be any, I...
 Someone was allegedly reported to have tweeted “Recession is just a word”, a few weeks back. While the veracity of that tweet is in question, financial experts can better breakdown that term RECESSION, and it is not just a fancy lexicon. That word typifies “hard times”, paucity of cash,...
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...
2face idibia
One of Nigeria’s finest musicians and entertainer Innocent Idibia was born today 18th September 1975. He is called better known as 2face or interchangeably 2baba. 2baba is arguably called a living legend by many industry folks and fans alike. Some people are of the opinion that ‘Legends are born...
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...