Davido — “Risky” ft. Popcaan Earlier in the year, Davido got trolled when yet another hilarious clip of him attempting to freestyle went viral. Well, the afropop star is getting the last laugh, as he’s now turned that flub into a Popcaan-assisted banger, complete with a Meji Alabi-directed video. The SperoachBeatz-produced “Risky” marks the third […]
During the 2015 Headies, Olamide famously took to the stage to protest Lil Kesh losing the ‘Next Rated’ award to Reekado Banks. At that moment, although it was wildly inappropriate, he had a point: Lil Kesh had simply had a better year than the Mavin Records newcomer. Four years down the line, however, and it’s […]
Since he broke out in 2012, Davido has consistently blessed us with bops that permeated our airwaves. We fully believe his songs are impossible to forget, so we decided to test out that theory with a quiz of lyrics from some of his best tracks. So, let’s see how well you know Davido lyrics?
Larry Gaaga & Davido’s “Work (Living In Bondage)” Larry Gaaga remains one of the most interesting figures in Nigerian music. He’s collaborated with some of the biggest artists in the game, from Wizkid to Burna Boy, and it’s still unclear how exactly he contributes to these songs he keeps releasing. Well, if the songs continue […]
Over the weekend, Falz’s fourth studio album, Moral Instruction — a socially conscious body of work that was greatly inspired by the legendary Fela Kuti — pulled off a surprise upset, beating out Burna Boy’s acclaimed mixtape, Outside to take home the Headies award for ‘Album of the Year’. While the album’s ballsy concept got […]
While we met a ton of different kinds of people in secondary school, all of them can still be broken down into five major categories: the efiko, the oversabi, the class clown, the popular one and the troublemaker. So, we made a quiz that lets you know which one you were.
Wretch32 — “All In” ft. Burna Boy Burna Boy has been one of 2019’s busiest stars. He not only dropped his best-ever album, African Giant, but he also found time to work with Beyoncé, Jorja Smith, Dave and more. Now, the afro-fusion star is back with another fire collaboration, and this time it’s on Wretch […]
The Headies went down this weekend, and while there were a few expected wins — like Rema bagging ‘Next Rated’ and Burna Boy winning ‘Artist of the Year’ — the night was mostly filled with shockers, the biggest being Falz’s Moral Instruction winning ‘Album of the Year’ over Burna Boy’s Outside. So, we at Zikoko […]
Nollywood love is never straightforward or simple, and these iconic lover boys truly mastered the art of making it simultaneously look like the most amazing and the most stressful thing in the entire world. So, from Ramsey Nouah to Tony Umez, let this quiz tell you which of these Nollywood lover boys you are:
Nonso Amadi — “What Makes You Sure?” While they never really break the mould, Nonso Amadi’s music videos are always, at the very least, gorgeously shot and narratively cohesive. For his latest effort, “What Makes You Sure?”, he ups the game with even more vibrant cinematography and a compelling side story. The Seyi Akinlade-directed video […]
Maleek Berry — “Somebody Falling” 2019 has been a frustratingly quiet year for the talented Maleek Berry – save for one great, genre-bending single, “Flashy” and a handful of standout features. Thankfully, the producer-turned-artist has now dropped a new song to satiate his starving fans, “Somebody Falling”. On the self-produced banger, Maleek Berry, known for […]
Sometime in the near future, people will look back at 2019 and wonder how we paid so little attention to Ladipoe’s “Jaiye”. One of the best written and produced songs of the year, accompanied by a near-perfect music video, it’s downright criminal that this boisterous anthem isn’t a bigger hit. That being said, it’s a little […]
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