Author Archive for: Dro Ameh

Wetin You Dey Talk


Veteran Rapper K16 from Nigeria is back with his first new record in over a year. Titled ‘Wetin You Dey Talk’, the track is off his Killer16bars: The Producer EP, which as the title suggests, will showcase his skills as a producer. ‘Wetin you dey talk’ is produced by...

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K16 – Free Me Jor


You are bound to remember him from our article on 1980s / early 90s Nigerian rap: Mouth Mc is one-third of the late 1980s group Emphasis. The trio known together as Emphasis recorded hit songs like ‘Which one you day’ and ‘Cool down no vex’. Their debut album Wazobia...

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Champagne and Rum


Nigerian rap artist Gilbert Ubani, best known as A-Q, has followed up his controversial single ‘names’ with a dance track produced by the twin duo known as E-Twinz. ‘Names’ reintroduced A-Q to the Nigerian hiphop community with the media running agog with stories of a feud with Jesse Jagz...

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Ibiyemi – Don't Leave Me


One of the biggest voices from Nigeria is a California born, Nigeria raised singer-songwriter named Ibiyemi. Her artistic achievements include singing at the 2007 presidential inauguration ceremony and entertaining guests at various foreign missions in Nigeria. Ibiyemi’s inspiration is drawn from the likes of Mary J Blige, Lauryn Hill,...

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Bb – Mo Badd


The music industry in Nigeria is undoubtedly experiencing a revolution, growing in leaps and bounds. A few years ago deejays only played foreign songs. That definitely has changed: playing a song that is not Proudly Nigerian could be a very dulling move.  Then there is concern about the number...

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Str8Buttah gets first plaque at SMVA


Str8buttah, the Lagos based hiphop and forum regulars, on August 1st took their first plaque at the Sound City Music Video Awards for Last Standing track shot by R Cube – a rapping member of the group. Str8buttah beat fellow nominees like Modenine,OD, Gino and DJ Jimmy Jatt...

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