Africa

Nigeria artists who have impressed on the international scene with little or no noise

The whole of Africa and Afrobeat have reached a point where the rest of the continents are trying to get closer with the sound, rhythm vibe and dance move. Afrobeat is widely spreading across Europe and America and international music companies are now signing more African artists in a...

Local dialect not a barrier in the Nigeria music industry: Duncan mighty tale

In the past, English language has been mostly preferred to our local dialect as a form of communicating in the Nigeria media outlets, be it films, television/radio presentations and all classifications of music, such as, Rap, R&B, Jazz, Rock music and other genres. Individuals around the world are beginning...

Wizkid’s greatest achievements as singer turns a year older

One of Nigeria greatest music export, Wizkid turns a year older today, 16th of July. The self acclaimed ‘Baba Nla’ has done well in the music industry, locally and in the international stage as he has sold out concerts with the recent one at 02 arena where he sold...

The impact of African sound on World music

African is more than a culture, a people. We are more tan the total way o life. Africa is life and its impact on contemporary/global culture can’t be overstated. A lot of folks out there would argue that the present culture encompassing African nations are a consequence of secularization...

Up close and personal with Yemi Alade

Afropop singer Yemi Alade is one of Nigeria’s top music exports. At 29, she’s getting booked as a headliner at some of Africa’s biggest concerts and festivals, including Bassline Fest in Johannesburg on 26 May. Since the release of her hit song ‘Johnny’ in 2014, the jovial singer has also held...