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September 3, 2021

Tems has been on some wildfire shit this year as her feature on Wizkid’s Essence helped shoot the song to fame in the US. Landing a feature on Drake’s Certified Lover Boy album is another cherry on Tem’s sundae. Quite clearly, Tems didn’t come here to play. Here are 8 Tem’s songs that prove she […]

August 14, 2021

Wizkid’s fourth studio album, Made In Lagos has been causing quite a stir ever since it dropped in October last year (2020). Particularly interesting is how one of the songs on the album “Essence” featuring Tems keeps climbing up charts, even internationally. Now, the latest development with this hot track has fans tweeting and streaming […]

July 13, 2021

With the song Essence by Wizkid & Tems being the biggest song out of Nigeria right now, we’ll seem like haters telling you not to listen to it. But our advice is from a good place, and we have your best interest at heart. Here’s a list of times you should not listen to Essence […]

June 23, 2021

Music they say gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. Music is healing, it is an explosive expression of humanity, something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music and that is why we are particularly excited about this […]

June 21, 2021

Everyone’s favourite AI-powered music video app and talent discovery platform, Triller, will be hosting a special concert to celebrate World Music Day on Monday, 21 June, the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. World Music Day/Fête de la Musique, which was first celebrated in France in 1982, is an annual event that now takes place […]

April 14, 2021

If you could transform your love for music into a full-blown career, which would it be? Let’s give you some pointers. Take this quiz. A career in music means you’ll most likely work to bring amazing stuff like Jameson’s Confluence Project, curated by Mainland Block Party. Go here to stream and enjoy the mashup vibes. […]

April 12, 2021

You probably think you transform to Beyoncé or Celine Dion when those earphones come in and you start singing those lyrics out from your heart, but we are sorry to break it to you that you mostly sound like a squeaking rat. Here is a list of songs you should not sing along to with […]

February 13, 2021

The legendary Fela Kuti has been nominated to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Take this quiz and we’ll tell you which of his songs best describes you, and don’t forget to vote for him here.

February 12, 2021

‘‘I want to focus on music right now,’’ Ayra tells me over Zoom. ‘‘I wish I could just make music for like a month or two weeks. That’s how excited I am by the reception my EP got.’’ When I meet Ayra Starr, she has a big smile on her face, a smile that remains […]

December 16, 2020

The subject of this week’s What She Said is Amaarae, a 26-year-old Afro-fusion musician. She talks about how her relationships shaped the person she is now, her newly-released album and what it’s like being managed by her mum. How would you define your music? Three words: confidence, fearlessness and freedom of expression. I had described […]

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