The Half Term Report: The 9 Best Songs of the First Half of 2019

by Oluwamayowa Idowu,  Adedamola Onabanjo,  & Olusola Adenusi  9. Good Morning Riddim– Sarz Ironically, for an industry where Production acts as the unique selling point, very few music Producers have been able to successfully blur the line that separates music production and the business of music making itself. With the Sarz is not your Mate […]

Attitude taps Mayorkun, BOJ and Reekado Banks for ‘Higher Your Body’

Individually, Mayorkun, BOJ and Reekado Banks have been making solid moves that have definitely elevated them in the last couple of months. While Mayorkun’s debut album, The Mayor Of Lagos was a huge success, BOJ has been championing the Alte Community and Reekado Banks left Mavin Records to set up his own record label. Attitude […]

BOJ Leads The Road On Psychedelic Journey in Retro Video for ‘Awolowo’

Fresh off the release of his first single of 2019, Awolowo, BOJ, famous for being an integral part of Nigeria’s Alte scene, a pillar of the DRB group and of course his unique and hazy vocals, returns this week with the David Duncan directed video for the psychedelic track that soundtracks the life of the […]

The Sound Report: The Best Releases From April 2019

This past month was not exactly flooded with premium content from Nigerian Musicians seeing as there’s a general theme of hibernation in anticipation of the summer but in more ways than one, we were blessed with impressionable sounds from some of our faves. In no particular order, these are our best sounds from April 2019: […]

BOJ brings the magic back on the GMK produced ‘Awolowo’

BOJ has always walked a straight path in his music journey, with singles like Omo Pastor marking the inception of a special sound that has now been cloned by many. In his class, he stands out as one who against all odds, carried his non conformist sound from a time when it was only appreciated […]

Joey B Joins the ‘Loose Talk’ Giants For Episode 167

For Episode 167 of the Loose Talk Podcast titled Trans Benz, Ghanaian rapper Joey B joins the quartet of AOT2, BadGirlMo, Jess and Steve to discuss pop culture and everything in between. The episode kicks off with a briefing on the viral documentary by an unconventional evangelist Pastor Tony  Rapu about a drug victim, and progressed […]

The Report: The Best Sounds From January 2019

Apart from fresh starts, January is the month in which the old fades away and the new is ushered in. While not much has changed in the Nigerian music industry these past few weeks, our sound antennae have captured slight differences including Davido’s more pronounced presence in the industry. January gave us a number of […]

Ajebutter and Boj Are Double Dating Lover Boys in ‘Tungba’

The Ajebutter-Boj bromance peaked with a long called for collaborative project, Make E No Cause Fight in May 2018. The EP centers around the lifestyles of Boj and Butter particularly touching on the topic of love. Tungba emerged as the standout effort on the love front and went on to become one of the EP’s […]

DRB Team Up With Odunsi For Must-Listen Trap Record ‘Necessary’

As a late 90s baby, the latter years of my time in high school were filled with fresh and unconventional sounds from the new school kids, frontlined by groups not limited to DRB comprising Teezee, BOJ and Fresh L who served us with timeless hits including Toyin and Cruella, all of which were recently put […]

BOJ, Fresh L And Teezee Celebrate Ten Years As DRB With A Collection Of Their Best Hits

Its been ten years since DRB stepped onto the scene for the first time as a group. Its been less since we were blessed with timeless hits like Toyin, Swagga Mi Gbona, Selecta among others. Clearly, no one has been taking notes because the announcement of a project encompassing their greatest hits took everyone by […]

Listen to all the Art X Live Remakes

On Saturday the 3rd of November 2018, Lagos riveted with pure energy at ART X Live! the dynamic visual art and live music show of ART X Lagos. The show explored Africa’s rich musical history with performing artists including; Ghanaian singer; Amaarae, BOJ and Teni The Entertainer, who paid homage to some of their favourite […]

Boj, Skepta and Teezee Share ‘Like 2 Party’

Since dropping 2017’s Magic, Boj has sought to keep himself busy. He dropped a joint EP with Ajebutter 22, Make E No Cause Fight. Add this to the talk of a DRB EP coming to mark the 10th anniversary of the group and we have an artist who’s sought and taken more control of his craft recently. Like […]

Jameson Connects brings the wave to Lagos

In it’s bid to commemorate Nigeria’s Independence at The New Afrika Shrine, a Lagos landmark with cultural relevance, Jameson Irish Whiskey created an immersive brand experience by transforming The Shrine into an Afrocentric festival. To conform to the Jameson Connects vibe, The Shrine featured live body art by artist Michael Umoudit, the Jameson Barbershop in partnership with celebrity barber […]

Listen to Boj on His First Individual Release This Year, ‘Bill Up’

On the individual front, it’s been a quiet year from Boj. After facilitating an exit from HF Music, the imprint under which he released his Magic album in 2017, he teamed up with Ajebutter for a collaborative project that the fans have desired since Omo Pastor. He now switches the focus to himself with the […]