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Music Reviews

Nigerian music reviews by the best music critics in the country

It's another week, and time to review two tunes from the previous week. Today we'll reviewing songs from Chidinma and Patoranking. Let's get to it shall we? Chidinma - Kulikache Chidinma has become one of the hottest female artist in Nigeria over the past couple of years, and anytime she drops...
kiss daniel new era
If you were underestimating what Kiss Daniel would put out in the form of an album, then you're not alone. Kiss Daniel (real name Daniel Anidugbe) probably surprised a lot of peeps with his new album, New Era. Now let's get into the specifics. The album kicks off with a...
wizkid expensive shit
WizKid dropped his new joint, Expensive Shit amid some seriously high expectations. Considering the amount of buzz he's been getting in 2015, we were all patiently waiting for this tune to drop along with his collabo with Chris Brown. On first listen, the song to me brings mixed feelings. On...
Happy Monday people! We're kicking off the last week in November with a review of Davido's new song, Owo Ni Koko (Dance Like Jackson). Let's get into it. On the first listen quite honestly I was kinda confused as to where to place this song. One on hand it sounded...
Artiste: Omawumi Album: The Lasso of Truth Features: Flavour, Tuface Idibia, Timaya, Wizkid & Afay Producers: Cobhams Asquo, Sizzle Pro, Don Jazzy, Oscar Herman Acker, Young D, Sarz & Soso Soberekon Label: Oma Records (2013) Running Time: 46.5 minutes NOTE: The Lasso of Truth is a fictional weapon wielded by DC Comics superheroine Wonder Woman,...
Lil Kesh has been arguably the highest rated rising star since the beginning of 2014, and for good reason. When you have one of the biggest hits in a year, and 2 other strong hits, you become very hard to ignore. In his new joint, Is It Because I Love...
Every so often, when you're beginning to think that all Nigerian music sound the same with recycled beats, lyrics, and ideas, something comes out and surprises you pleasantly. That's the way I felt listening to this album, The Collectiv3 LP, from SDC, Temi Dollface, Kid Konnect, IKON, Funbi, Nsikak, Poe...
banky w high notes
Banky W is super talented, and that we've known for a while now, but what sets him apart from the many is that he's an intelligent artist, and it often reflects in his music. His new tune, High Notes is not just a very nice tune, it's also one that...
  When you hear that Asa drops an album, you go buy it, because it’s the right thing to do; no questions asked. And that’s exactly what I did. So, here’s my thought on Asa’s third studio album titled Bed of stone.   Dead Again (Produced by Blair Mackichan) This is the first...
In every year there's a slew of wedding songs released, and 2014 is no different. Earlier in the year we put out a post for the top 5 wedding songs for 2014, and now that the year is over we are putting out the top wedding song released in...
You knew I wouldn't pass the chance to review this new song from Reekado Banks. Not with all the drama from the headies and all, and add the fact that Lil Kesh dropped his single not too long ago. Yep, Oluwa Ni from Reekado Banks was definitely on our...
So I saw the title of this song, and I was like huh? But I think AQ is pretty nice on a good day so I decided to give it a listen, but after listening I'm still left scratching my head like "was this really necessary?" First off, what's the...
This week we review new songs from some of the  leaders of the new generation of music in Nigeria. Yemi Alade and Orezi are well on the road to stardom, and are putting in their work to make sure they leave a serious mark in the industry before it's...
ALBUM: TABULA RASA ARTISTE: BRYMO Tabula Rasa is a Latin term which means “Clean Slate”, a metaphoric phrase for a fresh start, and Brymo has desperately been in need of a fresh start following the recent troubles his career has faced. After the release of his last album, Merchant, Dealers and...
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...
Gold is considered to be the color of success and triumph. It is associated with abundance, value and elegance. The psychology of this color implies affluence, material wealth and extravagance. Simply put, Gold is beautiful (a known fact)and Mr Gold has been able to channel his creativity into a golden...