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Happy Sunday! Happy Mothers Day to all the mothers.The past week saw a lot of music from artists across Nigeria. Some big names, and some upcoming acts. Here's 2 I decided to jump on and review:Skales - Denge PoseThe track starts off very hot! The heavy beat drops and...
It's Sunday and no need to talk too much story, let's get right into it. Yea?Kelly Hansome - Verbal Gymnastics (Open Letter)Oh lord Kelly Hansome! I'm not sure there's too many other very talented artists out there that kill their potential by dragging on meaningless beef.Jay-Z's open letter is...
We're back once again on this sunday to pick 2 songs released in the past week to review. It was kinda difficult seeing that a LOT of track were released this past week, but we can only 2, and so I had to pick 2.So here goes.Gunzz - Broken...
No need to reintroduce this column, here's the idea.Mela - Call On MeThat moment you hit play on a song you haven't heard of or heard of the artist and you actually like. This is one of those songs. I haven't heard of Mela before, and hitting play was...
New series on deck! Two To Review is a new column I'm starting to begin reviewing & rating music that has been released over the past 7 days. In today's blogging world, every song is tagged as a "smash" or "dope" and if we're really being honest with ourselves,...
Artiste: OmawumiAlbum: The Lasso of TruthFeatures: Flavour, Tuface Idibia, Timaya, Wizkid & AfayProducers: Cobhams Asquo, Sizzle Pro, Don Jazzy, Oscar Herman Acker, Young D, Sarz & Soso SoberekonLabel: Oma Records (2013)Running Time: 46.5 minutesNOTE: The Lasso of Truth is a fictional weapon wielded by DC Comics superheroine Wonder Woman,...
It was quite a good "W" experience we have had for four years isn't it? If you ask me, it was a very good one. I have waited for his next album for two years. You know that feeling when your favorite nigerian R&B drops a single, and you...
 Artiste – IyanyaAlbum: DesireFeatures – Tekno, Flavour, May D, Emma Nyra, Yung L, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Vector & D’banjProducers –Tee Y Mix, D’tunes, Mr. Chido & GospelOndaBeatLabel – Made Men Music Group (2013) CAUTION: You might hear the word/name ‘Ronaldo’ in every song on this album, do not be offended....
Artiste – VectorAlbum: The Second ComingFeatures – Muno, Mavado, Sound Sultan, Jazzy, Mode 9, Shank, Emmsong, Bad Man Floss, Rocksteady & 9iceProducers – Tryone, Del B, Tee Y Mix, Da Piano, LiciousCrackitt, DASECA Productions, SAGZY Productions, DollaShogon & Mr SmithLabel – YSG Entertainment (2012)Awarding winning rapper and YSG recording...
Artiste: KefeeAlbum: Chorus LeaderFeatures: Duncan Mighty, DC Envoys, Akpororo, YQ & LKTProducers: Duncan Mighty, Tee Y Mix, K Solo, Phat E & Teekay WittyLabel: Branama Afrique (2012)Branama crooner ‘Kefe Obareki’ is no stranger when it comes to hit singles and albums, that is why she prepared a double CD...
Artiste – IllblissFeatures – Suspect, Phyno, Banky W, Silvastone, Wizboyy, Ice Prince, Chidinma, Del B, Storm Rex, Timaya & Naeto CProducers – Suspect, Phyno, Legendury Beatz, XYZ, Slivastone, Wizboyy, Wazbeat & Del BLabel – Capital Hill Music/The Goretti Company (2012)Dat Ibo Boy Illbliss proclaims his is the ‘Oga Boss’...
I didn't need to listen to this album to change my thoughts about Brymo. You know that feeling when you don't have to skip a track? That's what Son of Kapenta is all about. What a Great album and major props to Brymo for doing serious justice to his...
First of all, i don't write reviews except it's really worth it. Davido's album was very much-anticipated, and before it dropped, a few tracks leaked which made his fans skeptical about his freshman album. I was one of the few people who got the album before it got...
One of the surprise albums this year, the EME compilation album, Empire Mates State of Mind kind of came as a surprise as most of us were expecting a Banky W album or one from Skales, but nonetheless, no one was complaining. Most of us were actually pretty excited.The...
I was not one of the first people to get the Ministry of Corruption mixtape by Kahli Abdu when it came out, but after I got it and listened to it, I knew we were dealing with a rare artist and when word came out of a new mixtape...
After I listened to the album for the first time, my first reaction was “Wow. I didn’t feel the need to skip any songs.” Albums like that don’t come too often these days – in Nigeria and outside of Nigeria. Even the so called “hit albums” always have that...

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