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Listen to SubmaRoach Episode 23: “FELA COULDN’T SING FOR SHIT, DAWG” (ft. @SChubbz)

Submarine And A Roach is back on the block with what everyone thinks is the 23rd episode. On the new episode, TMT, Kojo and Mayowa are joined by Seni Saraki, editor-in-chief of The NATIVE. The conversation that ensues centers around the media and journalism in Nigeria, th...

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Watch Wizkid’s Sounds From The Other Side Release Party VLOG

We all heard about the free Wizkid show in New York City and for the majority who couldn’t be there, we were sad that we couldn’t experience a free Wiz show or eat any of that good Jollof Rice and Puff Puff that was said to be in circulation. Wiz releases a vl...

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Nine Necessary Fela Covers To Remember the GOAT 20 Years On

Today marks 20 years since Fela Anikulapo Kuti passed away and his influence on today’s Nigerian music scene is unmatched. As part of our content for the day, we share a number of Fela covers which we approve of wholeheartedly. Temi Dollface & Breis at Felabrati...

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Omagzz Teams Up With WavyTheCreator on ‘What You Like’

Versatility as a musician is priceless because it adds an element of security seeing as markets are fickle and it gives an alternative route when one sound becomes tested by the majority. While the story here may not be one of a choice to ply another road because of an ov...

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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 some of that has to be credited to the collaborative War EP with Nonso Amadi, some credit must also go to the decision to launch the fridaycruise Soundcloud p...

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7 times today’s Nigerian Afro-Pop Stars Sampled Fela

Fela is the GOAT of Afrobeats. He set the path that many follow today and despite passing on 20 years ago, his music like true quality music continues to stand out and remains evergreen. The GOAT is timeless and we see this manifest regularly in music worldwide with the l...

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Watch Patoranking and Wizkid’s Video For ‘This Kind Love’

With the release of the video for Patoranking and Wizkid’s This Kind Love, it can be said that the dancehall artist is pushing out videos off his debut album, God Over Everything with a heightened sense of urgency. This comes as he follows up the release of his Hale...

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Watch Adekunle Gold Look For Love In ‘Call On Me’ Video

While many men run from the idea of commitment, it excites some. Adekunle Gold just might be the president of the latter group. The former YBNL alternative act has always appealed to the idea and his latest release, Call On Me, is nothing different. This time however it s...

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Maleek Berry Channels Virtual Reality into Desert Shoot for ‘Been Calling’

As far as consistency goes, Maleek Berry has been one of Nigeria’s most consistent acts in 2017 and continues to establish himself as an A-List artist since making the switch from solely production with Last Daze of Summer. On his second single of 2017, Been Calling...

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Listen to Maleek Berry’s Latest Afro-Pop Offering, Bend It

Following an impressive showing at his concert in the UK over the weekend, Maleek Berry has gone on to release a self-produced, Afro-Carribean leaning track tagged Bend It which feeds into the narrative that very few can boast a better year for producer turned pop star si...

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Wizkid Appeals To The Long Time Listeners With ‘Medicine’

In the past months, Wizkid has successfully delivered both quantity and quality. Most of the quantity has come courtesy of the STARBOY Music Soundcloud page and helped Wiz release some old content without the consequences an official single has most times. The latest of t...

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Bay Blanco is on his Ninth Life

Bay Blanco is a talent we’ve observed keenly over the last couple of years. He recently dropped 9 Lives where he employs the metaphor to highlight the different layers and flows that inform his style. This meshes well with his singing attempt over the LO produced in...

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Happiness is Sometimes a Mad Dream.

The loss of a parent is a common enough thing, but the loss of a child is an unimaginable grief. In Roti, Kunle Afolayan explores this trauma, against a backdrop of traditional religious belief. By casting his own son as Roti (around whom the entire story is centred), Afo...

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Davido Shares ‘Pere’ with Young Thug and Rae Sremmurd

Davido’s two 2017 singles, IF and Fall quickly rose to the top of the charts and reestablished the superstar we were familiar with ahead of his Sony Music deal of 2016 which saw him make attempts at breaking the global market with efforts that left a bit to be desir...

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Arusha and Lagos Meet in Joh Makini and Davido’s Kata Leta Video

Tanzanian hip hop act, Joh Makini shows up on our radar for the first time with the video for Kata Leta with Davido which was shot in Johannesburg earlier in the year. Makini manages to get Davido singing in Swahili for the most part while at other points he sounds like h...