Burna Boy

September 30, 2020

Should Burna Boy lead a protest? Well, it all started with a tweet: And then Sowore replied: And then Nigerians started weighing in. 1. Some think Burna Boy only likes the fun part of being Fela: 2. Others think Sowore is the hypocrite: Others think he should just spare us the faux righteousness (aka Lil […]

August 15, 2020

If you don’t know Burna Boy dropped an album this week, or you’ve not even listened to it, just come out of the rock you’ve been hiding under – we promise not to touch you, an ancient Rock of Ages. Meanwhile, there were literally a million reactions to the album on social media the midnight […]

August 14, 2020

Crayon- Do Me Mavin’s talented artist, Crayon has once again showed just how talented he is with his new single, “Do Me”. Nice, progressive love song about he’d jealously guard his babe through thick and thin. Fire. Fireboy DML- Tattoo Whoa…Fireboy released this single with a Clarence Peters directed video, and if you’re going to […]

July 24, 2020

Fireboy DML — “ELI” Following the success of his first single of 2020, the impressive “New York City Girl”, Fireboy DML is back with the even stronger “ELI” — an infectious reminder of the rising star’s enviable range.  Kida Kudz — “Buga” ft. Falz & Joey B Kida Kudz is one of the most consistent […]

April 16, 2020

Buju — “L’enu (Remix)” ft. Burna Boy Thanks to the power of social media, Buju was able to get Zlatan to hop on his fantastic single, “Spiritual”, turning it into one of the very best songs of 2019. Now, he’s pulled it off again on an even grander scale. Towards the end of last year, […]

April 3, 2020

While the year in music started off rocky, a lot of our favourite stars have since come through with at least one banger. So, here are 10 singles from the first quarter of 2020 (January to March) that soared above the rest. Rema — “Beamer (Bad Boys)” 2019’s biggest breakout star, Rema started off 2020 […]

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March 16, 2020

Burna Boy — “Odogwu” A few weeks ago, Burna Boy dropped “Odogwu” — his second single since his Grammy-nominated magnums opus, African Giant. Now, the afro-fusion star has released a fitting video for the incredible song. The song’s title, “Odogwu”, which is an Igbo moniker reserved for men who have achieved great things, feels especially […]

February 26, 2020

Dadju — “Donne moi l’accord” ft. Burna Boy Late last year, French singer, Dadju dropped his second solo album, Poison Ou Antidote, which included guest work from three of Nigeria’s biggest stars, Davido, Wizkid and Burna Boy. Now, following the success of the album, Dadju has dropped a music video for the Burna Boy-assisted standout, […]

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February 24, 2020

Ever heard a song and related to it on every level? Well, that’s the power of music. So, based on what’s truly important to you at the moment, we’ve created a quiz that shows you which Nigerian artist is most equipped to create the soundtrack to your life. Take to find out

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January 27, 2020

Angélique Kidjo is easily one of Africa’s most influential artists, and her acclaimed album, Celia — a moving tribute to iconic Cuban singer, Celia Cruz — was about as stunningly executed as any album that dropped last year. That being said, even she seemed shocked that her project beat out Burna Boy’s career-defining opus, African […]

January 27, 2020

Burna Boy’s African Giant might not have taken home the Grammy for ‘Best World Music Album’ — losing to Angelique Kidjo’s worthy Celia — but the career-defining project remains a winner in our book. So, it’s time to prove how much you jammed it by answering a few questions. Here you go:

January 24, 2020

BUJU — “Mind Games” The immensely talented BUJU is one of the rising stars we said is primed to dominate the afropop scene in 2020. With his new release, “Mind Games”, he seems more than ready to prove us right. On the fantastic track, BUJU sings about a girl who supports him and never asks […]

January 9, 2020

2019 had a ton of great Nigerian albums, courtesy of big-name stars like Burna Boy and rising phenoms like Lady Donli. While all of these releases came with solid singles, all of them still have non-singles that are worthy of our attention as well. Burna Boy’s “Wetin Man Go Do” (African Giant) Burna Boy’s Grammy-nominated […]

January 8, 2020

Stars like Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage and Davido have been doing it for years, but do you have what it takes to orchestrate an afropop hit? Well, all you have to do is pick your artists, producer, co-writer and video director, and we’ll let you know if your song flops or not. Go ahead:

December 5, 2019

With every new release, it becomes increasingly clear that Prettyboy D-O is incapable of making a bad song. The manic energy he brings to every track is utterly infectious, and whether it’s a solo effort or a one-verse feature, he is always a memorable presence.  This year, he’s soared on two fantastic tracks, Mojo’s anthemic […]

November 29, 2019

The most essential Nigerian star of the past two years, Burna Boy kicked off 2019 with the clip for his Zlatan-assisted gem, “Killin Dem”. While the song actually dropped in 2018, the dynamic video helped turn the banger into one of the year’s biggest hits. So, as the video just crossed 20 million views on […]

November 26, 2019

Burna Boy’s exceptional African Giant is easily the best Nigerian album of 2019, as well as one of the best of the past decade, so it comes as no surprise that it recently nabbed a well-deserved Grammy nomination for ‘Best World Music Album’. While Burna Boy’s talents cannot be praised enough, it’s also worth noting […]

November 21, 2019

BUJU has been one of the year’s most exciting new talents. He landed his big break with “Spiritual” — a Zlatan-assisted hit that ranks among the best songs of 2019. He then went on to earn a well-deserved nomination for ‘Rookie of the Year’ at the Headies. Since then, the rising star has continued to […]

November 21, 2019

The past two years have been a monumental one for Burna Boy. He kicked off his renaissance with his masterful mixtape, Outside, and he’s capped it off with a Grammy nomination for his career-best LP, African Giant. So, naturally, everyone is now claiming to be a day-one Burna fan. Well, if you really are, then […]

November 18, 2019

Burna Boy — “My Money, My Baby” Burna Boy has had a monumental 2019, mostly due to the success of his career-best album, African Giant. Well, the afro-fusion star has continued his winning streak, appearing on the star-studded soundtrack for upcoming Oscar-hopeful, Queen & Slim.  On the Afrobeat track, “My Money, My Baby”, Burna Boy […]

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