If you’re a real lover of Nigerian music, this quiz shouldn’t be hard for you. Let’s see how well you’ll do.
Use the clues given to guess the names of the Nigerian musicians. If you scale the quiz, you’ll prove how well you know them.
Songs are not just songs, they fall into categories on our devices or playlists. One for every mood, time, and ocassion. Here are 7 categories of which we’re pretty sure you as a music lover can identify with at least 3. 1. That one song you always skip but won’t delete Either the mood isn’t […]
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. […]
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 […]
Warning: This quiz is not easy. If you don’t know your African musicians, you will fail this quiz. How many of these African musicians can you identify?
If you haven’t listened to at least 10 of these Nigerian albums and EPs, there’s no way you’re not a grandparent.
Forget about your age. If you can make it to the end of this quiz, you’re definitely Gen Z. If you fail a question, the entire quiz ends. N.B: This quiz was inspired by this Twitter thread. Go on: QUIZ: Only Nigerian Millennials Can Identify 7/13 One-Hit Wonders Millennials, come forward. Take this quiz.
‘‘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 […]
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 […]
If you were born anything after 2005, this quiz will stress you out. A lot.
What does it mean to be a man? Surely, it’s not one thing. It’s a series of little moments that add up. “Man Like” is a weekly Zikoko series documenting these moments to see how it adds up. It’s a series for men by men, talking about men’s issues. We try to understand what it […]
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 […]
These non-Nigerian hits dominated our airwaves.
“A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week. The subject of today’s A Week In The Life is Blaq Bonez. A […]
Today, we’re here to test how much attention you’ve been paying to some of the biggest Nigerian hits we’ve had in the past couple of years. So, we’ve gathered 18 huge songs to see if you can complete the lyrics we left out. Give it a shot:
1) Oleku. I am about to explode. 2) Mr Endowed. I am the kind of brother that your boyfriend wants to be. 3) One Naira. Hey princess I am so into you. Feeeels. 4) Ten over Ten. Things are not definitely not the same. Shikena. 5) Lori Le. If you know, you know. Especially that […]
With the reported cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria rising, it’s time for us to play our parts in preventing further spread. So, we’ve curated 10 Nigerian songs that should help you remember just how serious this entire ordeal is. 1. Asa’s “Fire On The Mountain” Even though this song is over a decade old, it […]
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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:
Your first taste in music and your overall music experience while growing up was probably defined and influenced by your parents’ taste in music. My parents had a huge catalogue of Yoruba music in their rich and different variations; mostly Sakara, Apala, Fuji, and Juju. I mean, an entire section of my dad’s catalogue of […]
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