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…

Sham Pain

Sham Pain – Hatin’ On My Swagg

US based Nigerian Rapper Sham Pain teams up with Joey Plus – @JoeyPlus who has been on the #JoeyTunesDay Twitter Music campaign after mentoring the winning STAR QUEST band, B.E.A.T. ‘Hatin’ on my…


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…


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…

Beazy – Bad Guy Ft. Shank & Chykay

Beazy is a breath of fresh air, or I would say sound. Here is his latest video featuring Shank and Chykay directed by Oshodi. He has put out a couple of mixtapes and…


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…


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…


Str8Buttah gets first plaque at SMVA

Str8buttah, the Lagos based hiphop and Africanhiphop.com 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…


M.I. feat. Djinee – Safe

At last: the music video for MI’s ‘Safe’! Was it worth the wait? Judge for yourselves…


Modenine over Premo beats & uniting Africa

On the heels of the ‘taking comedy money’ song that was likened to Nigeria’s version of 50 Cent’s ‘How to rob’, Modenine puts out a mixtape for download rocking over DJ Premier’s beat….

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