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Author: Oluwamayowa Idowu

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Simi's Owanbe is an ode to one of the All Time Nigerian Pasttimes.

Simi’s Owanbe is an ode to one of the All Time Nigerian Pasttimes.

It’s the last quarter and everyone’s here to play. Simi’s followed the announcement of her own headline show with the…

Felabration 2017 in Pictures.

Over the past 20 years, Felabration has been the primary way of remembering the pioneer of Afrobeat music. At this…

Mr Eazi taps Major Lazer, French Montana and Ty Dolla $ign for Leg Over remix.

Mr Eazi’s been a major talking point of late. While his interest in all things Nigerian is questioned, an undeniable…
Listen to Odunsi The Engine's latest Friday Cruise release 'blinding'

Listen to Odunsi The Engine’s ‘blinding’

Despite only releasing one single of his own this year, Odunsi has remained in the limelight all year long. While…
Watch Mr Eazi As He Takes The Detty Wave to James Corden

Mr Eazi Takes The Detty Wave to James Corden

It was announced yesterday that Mr Eazi has been selected as Apple Music’s latest ‘Up Next’ artist. This serves as…

Submarine and a Roach discuss change, getting robbed in Lagos and the Nigerian Music Scene

Do people actually change? After a month away, the guys of Submarine and a Roach discuss whether or not human…
Lagos Big Boy by Ndani

Dare Olaitan’s Lagos Big Boy makes its debut

After making an impact on Nollywood with his debut film Ojukokoro, Dare Olaitan’s next venture is the Ndani original, Lagos…
Kelechi Anabaraonye

Custodian Interview: Kelechi Anabaraonye

In a country with extraordinary natural and human resource reserves, preservation of these resources is, surprisingly, the last thing on…
Goodluck Jonathan

The Moral Of The Goodluck Story

Strength in Defeat Politics and Public Office has never been for the faint hearted. Beyond the fact that those who…

9 Strikers We’re Tipping For Big Summer Moves

Richard Jolly’s piece tipping the summer transfer window as being one themed around strikers got us thinking. Here are 9…
Inspector K by RED TV pays homage to social media but falls flat by Mayowa Idowu, Editor of Culture Custodian

Inspector K Pays Homage To Social Media Yet Falls Flat

In charting the evolution of social media and the impact it holds in our day to day lives, it must…

One Step Down, Two Steps Up

Serge Gnabry had an eventful last summer. He’d just gotten off  a turbulent season where his loan deal with Tony…
Santi and Odunsi on hearing their music played on OVO Sound Radio

Interview: Santi, Odunsi & GMK on More Life, OVO Radio and getting the Drake co sign

Four Nigerian songs featured on OVO Sound Radio’s Episode 40 which aired on April 1st. Wizkid’s Come Closer and Sweet…

The Curious Persecution of Ahmed Musa

There’s currently a wave of xenophobia in British society that’s reached a new crescendo in the aftermath of the referendum.…
Davido and Bobo Ajudua

Custodian Interview with Bobo Ajudua- Lawyer to Davido

Law is one of the grand old professions. Music is also one of the grand old artforms. Naturally, there’s a…