Bernard Dayo

When Bernard Dayo isn't writing about pop culture, he's watching horror movies, anime and trying to pretend his addiction to Netflix isn't a serious condition.
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All the songs on Tiwa Savage’s ‘Celia,’ ranked

It's a week since Tiwa Savage released her third studio album Celia, and the first project since her post-Marvin departure in 2019. Celia puts...

A clip of Burna Boy and Wizkid in the studio can only mean one thing

Music fandom rivalry is so embedded into the internet that we literally can't escape it. Wizkid and Burna Boy, by contrast, have worked fans...

Amaarae’s ‘Fancy’ is out September 10, off her upcoming EP ‘The Angel You Don’t Know’

Ghanaian-American altè-RnB songstress Amaarae is releasing her upcoming single Fancy via Platoon on September 10th. It's the second offering from her highly anticipated EP The Angel You Don't Know and seeks...

Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’ debuts at No. 54 on Billboard 200 chart

Barely two weeks after its release, Burna Boy's much-buzzed-about fifth project Twice As Tall has debuted at number 54 on this week's Billboard 200...

Tiwa Savage’s ‘Temptation’ featuring Sam Smith is finally here

Off her upcoming, much-buzzed-about album Celia, Tiwa Savage has just released Temptation, featuring British pop star Sam Smith. Back then, the news of the...

Patoranking has released the tracklist for third album ”Three”

Towards the end of August, Patoranking will be joining the slew of Nigerian artists with new album releases. Titled Three, significant for being his...

Original Cuppy, Afro Pop Vol. 1, Roots, Apollo: the best album releases of the week

Despite a world fractured by coronavirus, the recent deluge of album releases from Nigerian artists is quite remarkable. From Burna Boy's Twice As Tall...

#YNaijaNextRated: Nova is making music at his own pace

Lust, the opening track of Nova's third project S.T.A.Y (Still Think About You), spans less than two minutes and finds Nova feeling dislocated and...

Best Music: Tiwa Savage, K1 De Ultimate, Oxlade, Peruzzi and more

Every week at YNaija, we sift through the churn to curate the best new song releases. K1 De Ultimate has a forthcoming project out...

#YNaijaNextRated: DJ VvadaA is a sonic alchemist, mixing her way to the perfect set

DJ VvadaA can't remember when she wanted to be a disc jockey, but she recently recall looking through an old journal and seeing her...

Does Burna Boy’s collaboration with Sam Smith absolve him of homophobia?

As Afrobeats continues to trickle into mainstream international music markets and gain a foothold, it has allowed for new, hybrid sounds, collaborations that have...

New Music: Patoranking, PsychoYP, Reminisce and more

DJ Spinall ft Kranium  - Everytime  DJ Spinall teams up with Jamaican dancehall singer Kranium for Everytime, a palette cleanser against the high churn of...

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Another calendar year has passed for the organisers of MTV Europe Music Awards and they have unveiled their nominees for this year’s edition. Even...

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