Music roundup

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...

Teni the Entertainer is latest celeb to catch the iCon fever

By Kola Muhammed With rave reality show, Big Brother Naija approaching its final days, the current head of house (HoH) and perhaps the overwhelming favourite...

It’s Friday Music Fest as artistes rain singles

By Kola Muhammed Thank God it's Friday! That's the feeling when the weekend approaches and this particular one is already packed with music for lovers...

Burna is trending for the right reasons and we examine his Grammy chances this time

By Kola Muhammed According to streaming platform, Spotify, Burna Boy’s latest album, 'Twice as Tall' is the most streamed album this year with over 40...

#LayCONQUEROR: With #BBNaija over, can Laycon conquer the music industry?

By Kola Muhammed Even the most pious monks in the country who have not seen a single scene of popular reality TV show, Big Brother...

Rema’s Twitter outburst again shines the spotlight on the ‘good and the ugly’ about the music industry

By Kola Muhammed In what appeared to be a fit of rage, Mavin act, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, had some hard knocks for...

Album Countdown: Davido, Olamide, Wizkid, Niniola and artistes leaving it late in the year

By Kola Muhammed If any sign was needed that the music industry had moved on from the pandemic onslaught, the month of August provided it...

FIFA ’21: Fireboy, Burna Boy and Rema feature another milestone for Afrobeat 

by Kola Muhammed When Beyoncé released an album in 2019 that featured a lot of African stars, the world bowed to an African music that was...

Deep Dive: 60 years after independence; has Nigerian music come of age?

by Kola Muhammed Nigeria’s independence anniversary should not just be about politics or governance, it is supposed to be emancipation across every sector and industry and...

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