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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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Blitz the Ambassador and St@tic


A promo made for MTV2  which features Blitz the ambassador and St@tic. The theme for Blitz’s album is St@tic, a man dressed up in a black suit with a boombox as a head, holding a gun to the boombox which represents his frustration with the state of music and life...

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Illbliss releases album after wedding


Illbliss, a member of the Thoroughbred rap group whose contribution was acknowledged by JayZ on his first visit to Nigeria, has released his debut effort on the Goretti company imprint. With the ‘Aiye pon gan’ video featuring flava producer/artist of the moment Terry G, every Thoroughbred member is represented...

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Review: MI – Talk about it


Yes, Nigerian hip hop is alive and kicking. And to catch up with some of the recent developments on the local scene, Dro Ameh will be gracing these pages with updates on the outstanding artists, releases and events. First up is a review of 'Talk about it', one of...

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Bongo Barbershop


You may know Balozi as Dola Soul as a member of the legendary Deplowmatz, one of the first rap groups in East Africa to hold it down in the mid nineties. Balozi lives in NYC these days, still doing music and building with some of the key players out...

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