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Modenine & Tuface – We dey vex

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While awaiting the 2010 album by Modenine, the lyrical genius surprised us with a track off the album featuring Tuface Idibia. Says Modenine: “We dey vex ft Tuface has no real subject matter, it’s just me sounding off with some untouchable lyrics punchlines and wordplay. Tuface adds spice to...

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Fecko – First Impression EP

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It’s no secret that the African hip hop forums in the past ten-plus years has been an international breeding ground of talent. Think of two volumes of African hip hop mixtapes, initiated and produced by the community. One of the artists on these volumes was Fecko aka Raplogic from...

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Ibiyemi – Don't Leave Me

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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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AQ – Wahala Dey

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Nigerian rapper AQ, born as Gilbert Ubani, got initiated into the world of hip-hop in secondary school after hearing classic songs from Biggie, Jay-z, and Rakim. He started rapping professionally in 1998. After six years of record label politics and industry antics, he finally decided to grab the bull...

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JJC – We are Africans

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Remember JJC, the UK dwelling Nigerian producer of Big Brovaz fame? A couple of years back he released a solo effort ‘Atide’, then became presenter of BBC 1Xtra’s African show (currently hosted by dj Edu). He is back with a new single and video, preceding a new album. This...

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Geoffy G – Over (Nane's song)

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Nigerian artist based in the Netherlands Geoffy G is working on his first mini album release ‘Maintain yourself’ which should be out in Nigeria later this year. The video for the first single ‘Over’ was shot in the Netherlands, even the village scenes which were filmed in an open...

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Bb – Mo Badd

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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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