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Muyiwa Olarewaju Bags Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire (OBE) Award

18th January 2022

  The British-based Nigerian singer has been honoured by the British Queen for his services to the global music industry. British-born Nigerian gospel singer Muyiwa Olarewaju has been awarded the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Olarewaju was bestowed the prestigious honour by Prince William in an investiture ceremony held at Windsor … Continue reading Muyiwa Olarewaju Bags Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire (OBE) Award

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Entertainment Focus: Heir To The Throne EP By Spokesman

23rd July 2021

  If you are a fan of Nigerian gospel music, then you must know Kaduna-based missionary and artist, Jeremiah Aluwong, popular with the stage name, Spokesman. Read more about Entertainment The rapper whose main focus is preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ around the globe especially in the remote parts as seen in his missionary … Continue reading Entertainment Focus: Heir To The Throne EP By Spokesman

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Wizkid And Burna Boy Win Their First Grammy Awards

14th March 2021

It is a big day for Nigeria at the 63rd Grammy Awards, 2021 as Nigerian singers, Ayo Ibrahim Balogun, professionally known as Wizkid and Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (Burna Boy) have both won their first Grammy awards. Read more about Entertainment Wizkid won the award for the Best Video alongside Beyonce, Guyanese singer, Saint JHN, and … Continue reading Wizkid And Burna Boy Win Their First Grammy Awards

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Sir Shina Peters Ordained A Bishop Of The Cherubim And Seraphim Church

2nd February 2021

High profile Nigerian Afro Juju singer, Sir Shina Peters, took a new dimension from music, this time to become a bishop. The legendary musician has been ordained a bishop of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church in the Iju area of Lagos State, Nigeria. Read more about Entertainment SSP as he is popularly called made this … Continue reading Sir Shina Peters Ordained A Bishop Of The Cherubim And Seraphim Church

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Gospel Artiste In Focus: Victor Paul

27th November 2020

Victor Paul is a Nigerian who hails from Imo state. As a Christian, he believes in Christ and His Finished Work On The Cross. He trusts authentically, unequivocally, and unashamedly in the death, burial, resurrection, and ascension of The CHRIST. He is, by the grace of God an Anointed Psalmist and Gospel Recording Artiste with … Continue reading Gospel Artiste In Focus: Victor Paul

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Men You Should Know: Obi Asika

5th September 2020

  Born on the 3rd of October, 1968, Obi Asika is a Nigerian creative industries entrepreneur. He is known for his involvement in the growth of Nigeria’s music industry, as the founder and CEO of Storm 360 – an indigenous music label which spawned entertainers including Naeto C, Ikechukwu, Sasha P, General Pype, L.O.S., Ms Jaie, … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Obi Asika

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Social Media Roundup

22nd August 2020

  This week has been eventful as usual on the social media space (obviously some weeks are more eventful than others). Some of these events cut across from mundane to profound stuff. Read more about Social Media Roundup El Rufai This week the Nigerian Bar Association bowed to pressure when it withdrew its open invitation … Continue reading Social Media Roundup

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How Stuff Works: Recording Contracts

14th July 2020

  The music business is becoming more and more prominent in Nigeria and we are reaping the benefits either as creators or just consumers or even industry practitioners. Sadly, however, for all the average consumer thinks he knows about the music business, basic concepts seem to elude him. Comments that surround artist/label run-ins make me … Continue reading How Stuff Works: Recording Contracts

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C.T. Onyekwelu, Pioneer of Nigeria’s Music Recording Industry

10th July 2020

Today, Nigerian music dominates Africa and is making inroads elsewhere on the planet. Our artists’ songs are topping international charts. And they are bagging the world’s biggest awards. The past decade has been filled with so much success that it’s easy to forget the simple beginnings of this industry; the days of highlife bands, vinyl tapes, … Continue reading C.T. Onyekwelu, Pioneer of Nigeria’s Music Recording Industry

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Nigeria’s Music Wins: Growth or No Growth

30th June 2020

  Thanks to social media, a lot has progressed quickly on the Nigerian music scene. When Ice Prince copped the first BET International Act all by himself, he became the first Nigerian and African act to do it all by himself. But he was by no means the first to do it in a pure … Continue reading Nigeria’s Music Wins: Growth or No Growth

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It Rained As The Rainmaker Went Home At 57

2nd June 2020

  Nigerian and African music legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popular with the stage name, Majek Fashek, has passed on at the age of 57 on Monday, June 1, 2020. Fashek, one of the biggest names in Nigerian reggae died of an unspecified illness in his sleep in New York on Monday, though he battled oesophagal cancer. … Continue reading It Rained As The Rainmaker Went Home At 57

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Five Nigerian Artistes To Look Out For In 2020

6th January 2020

  The year 2019 was a great year for the Nigerian music industry. It witnessed the rise of several young artistes who are making very good music, broke into the Nigerian mainstream and are carving a niche for themselves. This list includes Zlatan, Teni among others. Also, the year has been prominent for many big … Continue reading Five Nigerian Artistes To Look Out For In 2020

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Song of the Week: Scatter by Fireboy DML

12th December 2019

Our song of the week is Scatter, a track on Fireboy DML’s Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps album. Let’s start with the music video. Have you seen it? If you haven’t yet, you need to grab some popcorn and settle down because Clarence Peters went wild with this one. The music video is set in two … Continue reading Song of the Week: Scatter by Fireboy DML

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Song of the Week: ‘Imperfection’ by Mannywellz

12th September 2019

‘Imperfection’ is the third song on Meta, a 3-track project. I heard it after I had listened to the first two love songs ‘No More’ and ‘Philosophy’; but love is becoming a boring subject. Not just because almost every artist has offered their own two cents on the matter, but because love is a phenomenon … Continue reading Song of the Week: ‘Imperfection’ by Mannywellz

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Social Media Roundup

30th August 2019

Rema Makes Obama’s Summer Playlist Mavins Star Rema has been on the rise since the release of his album Iron Man and this time around, he gained a “VVIP” fan in the person of Barack Obama. In a tweet, Obama unveiled the summer playlist he and Michelle have been listening to for the summer and … Continue reading Social Media Roundup

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Did You Know? Lagbaja is not the First Nigerian Musician to Cover his Face

22nd August 2019

Lagbaja was born in 1960 and he began his music career in the 90’s. He is now known as ‘the masked one’ because of the unsettling masks made of traditional African cloth that he wears over his face when performing. But before Lagbaja began to sing and cover his face, there was Tunde King. However, … Continue reading Did You Know? Lagbaja is not the First Nigerian Musician to Cover his Face

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Music Videos We Love: ‘By You’ by Simi ft Adekunle Gold

7th August 2019

By You begins with Simi showing off a huge engagement ring while singing ‘diamonds are forever’ and ends with Adekunle Gold singing his song ‘Orente’ to Simi at their traditional wedding. Viewers follow Adekunle and Simi as they dance, drive around, climb rocks and wander through a huge bookstore in By You. Simi sings ‘I’m … Continue reading Music Videos We Love: ‘By You’ by Simi ft Adekunle Gold

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Beyonce Features Top Nigerian Music Acts In Her New Album

22nd July 2019

The most populous black nation is home to some of the popular music acts the globe has seen, stars like Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Olamide and a host of others are currently on top of their game, putting Nigeria and Africa on the global map. On Friday, July 19, 2019, famous world music act Beyonce … Continue reading Beyonce Features Top Nigerian Music Acts In Her New Album

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Song Of The Week: Ilaye – Metaphors

26th June 2019

24 years old singer and songwriter, Gloria Ilaye, released “Metaphors”, her fourth single in April 2019. The singer says she is both lost and found in the process of curating music, and paints an alluring yet lucid picture of a naive girl who has a crush on someone to whom she is unable to express … Continue reading Song Of The Week: Ilaye – Metaphors

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Femi Kuti To Perform At 2019 AFCON Opening Ceremony

20th June 2019

Afrobeat maestro, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, will thrill the crowd with his compelling arrangement of delightful afro-music at the opening ceremony of the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The legendary singer, who is also a four time Grammy Award nominee (2003, 2010, 2012 and 2013), will share the big stage with two other international acts; … Continue reading Femi Kuti To Perform At 2019 AFCON Opening Ceremony

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10 Groovy Gospel Music Videos On Our Playlist (Part II)

19th June 2019

Find the first part of this article here. Living Faith Connections – Yahweh Yahweh is a 2014 single from the Living Faith Connections choir. This tune bears a subtle similarity with an Awilo Logomba pattern of music but is outstandingly uplifting in every sense. It is a danceable praise song, with an impressive video Jahdiel  … Continue reading 10 Groovy Gospel Music Videos On Our Playlist (Part II)

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Song Of The Week: Johnny Drille – Papa

Still in the spirit of the recently celebrated Father’s Day, Johnny Drille‘s “Papa” is our song of the week. The song is an ode to fathers, particularly referencing his own father’s wisdom, prayers, and his admonition as he leaves his hometown for greener pastures. He advises his son of the importance of prayer and faith … Continue reading Song Of The Week: Johnny Drille – Papa

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10 Groovy Gospel Music Videos On Our Playlist (Part I)

18th June 2019

A lot of Christians have a hard time finding quality upbeat music videos by Nigerian artistes. Below are 10 groovy gospel music videos that you can add to your playlist. They include songs from Ada, Mr Jaga, The Gratitude, Mike Abdul, Sammy Okposo and more. They are great for parties where you don’t want to … Continue reading 10 Groovy Gospel Music Videos On Our Playlist (Part I)

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Social Media Accounts To Follow: 5 Musicians To Currently Watch Out For

17th June 2019

There is always a season in every year when a group of artists finally get the recognition they deserve in the industry. These artists may be completely new or may have been at the background for a while before having their big break. Whatever the case may be, they succeed in winning the hearts of … Continue reading Social Media Accounts To Follow: 5 Musicians To Currently Watch Out For

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Throwback Thursday: The 5 Biggest Names In Nigerian Rap Music From The 90’s

13th June 2019

Let’s take a look at the five biggest names in the Nigerian rap music scene, from the 90’s. THOROUGHBREDS The Thoroughbreds may have started out of the Coal City of Enugu. It is still unclear if they also went by the title “Coal City’s Finest”, or if CCF was a different music group that had … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The 5 Biggest Names In Nigerian Rap Music From The 90’s

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Music Videos We Love

10th June 2019

Protek Illasheva – In My Life Protek recently released the video for his new single titled “In My Life”, from his upcoming album “Counter Culture”. “In My Life” samples a chorus from a popular “Voice of the Cross” song. It is a Carel films production. Omawumi – Without You Multi-talented entertainer Omawumi serves us a … Continue reading Music Videos We Love

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Song Of The Week: Faze – Chakam

5th June 2019

Former Plantashun boy, Chibuzor Oji (Faze), delivers a very timely admonition in his new single “Chakam”. This is coming two months after the release of the dancehall/ragga single “Love”, featuring Eyesus. There have been numerous cases in the recent past where people shared certain information that has come back to haunt them. The widely celebrated … Continue reading Song Of The Week: Faze – Chakam

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GospelOnDeBeatz Announces Album Release

1st June 2019

Hit music producer, Gospel Chinemeremu Obi, known professionally as GospelOnDeBeatz has unveiled the cover art and track list for his soon to be released debut album titled “Flux”. The producer’s first taste of fame came after producing Davido‘s “All of You”, from the singer’s 2012 debut album ” Omo Baba Olowo”. He is also the … Continue reading GospelOnDeBeatz Announces Album Release

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Mavin Records Signs New Artiste“Crayon”

Mavin Records has just announced the signing of another young, new artist Crayon, barely two months after officially announcing their contract with Rema. Crayon is signed to a Mavin Records imprint owned by music producer, Baby Fresh. In his announcement, the Mavin Record boss, Don Jazzy, said that Crayon will be bringing a lot of … Continue reading Mavin Records Signs New Artiste“Crayon”

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All Set For Falz Experience II on June 8th

31st May 2019

Falz has announced plans for the 2019 edition of “The Falz Experience”.  The premiere edition, which gulped a massive N300 million and recorded a whopping  100 million views, held on the twentieth of December, 2017 and hosted thousands of African music fans at the Eko Convention Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was headlined by … Continue reading All Set For Falz Experience II on June 8th

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