It's been almost two weeks since the tragic news of the death famous musician and songwriter Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan was announced. Sound Sultan was pronounced dead after succumbing to throat cancer on Sunday July 11, 2021 according to the family. He was buried according to Muslim rites and traditions.
The reconciliation of the Plantashun Boiz members was one of the best things that happened recently. On the night of tribute to Sound Sultan, an event that took place on the 24th of July, 2021, 2baba, Blackface and Faze were on stage together. The Plantashun Boiz members put up a united front at the tribute night tagged '8th Wonda'.
Rema, real name Divine Ikubor has been in the music industry for over half a decade now, he burst into the spotlight when he released his debut single, Iron Man in 2019, under D'Prince's record label Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records. D'Prince discovered the young singer in 2018 after he covered D'Prince and Davido's song “Gucci Gang”.
You must have heard a lot of Cardi B, the American superstar rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and brand influencer. She is one of the rated rappers and one of the best-selling female rappers in the world. Cardi B's music is enjoyed by people around the world and most of her fans are curious about private life as they know little or nothing about the superstar.
Olamide's UY Scuti and Carpe Diem albums Surpasses 100 Million Streams. Popular Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Olamide Baddo is at the peak of his career. The YBNL founder is considered one of the biggest rapper in Nigeria music industry. His last two albums; Carpe Diem and UY Scuti shows how great and talented Olamide is.
Burna Boy, popularly known as Oluwadamini Ogulu has become a tremendous force to reckon with as far as Afrobeat beat is concerned. Within a short period of time, he has on several occasions put Nigeria on the global scene with his songs. Photo Credit: Google Chrome || Chrome App
Fuji music living legend, General Kolawole Ayinla Ilori, popularly known as Kollington Ayinla or 'Kebe'n'kwara' is an accomplished Nigerian music icon who deserves to be celebrated, especially now that he is alive, he should be celebrated for his outstanding performances as a musician, for being one of the pioneer of Fuji music genre and for popularizing Fuji music by making it very groovy by introducing musical instruments like keyboard, drumset and Bata drum.
We’ve seen a few songs about money, love, and other aspect of life, can one really find any Nigerian song that motivates?. Yes, some songs really motivate, inspire, and still end up to be amazing hits. Photo Credit: Google Chrome || Chrome App
Wizkid now BigWiz, on the 12th of June 2021, released ‘Superstar’— his acclaimed debut album which helped launch him to stardom. Within the ten years that have followed, he has become a worldwide sensation, churning out hit after hit, collaborating with top artists, and even winning a Grammy earlier this year.
Essence is a song by Wizkid and Tems which was released together with Wizkid's highly anticipated 4th studio album, Made In Lagos in 2020. Earlier today, after the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart was updated, it was revealed that Essence still ranks at the No.
Having a record label is the dream of every artist in the music industry, as it means having a music company that will push their career to the next level, but with time many musicians have been known to leave the music label they made a name from to another, or form theirs with many of them finding success in their new music company.
When assessing the quantity of African music being produced on the continent, it's mightily impressive. An enormous selection of talented artists is often sharing music which is making an enormous impression in a sort of African countries. Many of them are pushing boundaries and innovating the all-around sound of African music, too.
Regardless of what anybody thinks, a fanbase is the lifeblood of every long-lasting star or public figure. A devoted, influential audience that constantly provides free attention, unprompted advocacy, and purchases. Behind every star is a strong fan base made up of their most devoted followers.
Popular hip hop artist, Adekunle Gold, just released the video to his recently released song titled "Sinner." Releasing the video, lots of reactions were stirred amongst his fans. As much as lots of people have been reacting to the music video, there is a lesson we can all learn from the video, and it's an example every artist needs to follow.
The disbanded group of twin brothers Peter and Paul is still surprising to date. Although, the two have been able to create a name for themselves outside of their band name known as P'Square. Paul Okoye now known as Rudeboy has been on most trending topics because of his relentless effort in creating hit song that captures the very soul of his fans.
The Billboard 100 is one of the biggest music ranking chart in the world which gives the rank of the top 100 songs that are trending around the world. Their algorithm calculates this based on the numbers of download, rate of download and amount of played songs per unit time.
Wizkid, the Afrobeat Superstar, was recently seen in London with Ghanaian King Promise, who was holding his BMI Award for his contribution to Drake's global smash "One Dance." In the video, King Promise and Wizkid are shown celebrating and holding the trophy in a lounge with visitors while Mr. Eazi's Skintight plays over the speakers.
Former Nigerian hip-hop and R&B music group, Plantashun Boiz, which consisted of 2face Idibia, Faze, and, Blackface have settled their differences in honor of their late friend, Sound Sultan. An evening of tribute in honor of late Nigerian musician, Sound Sultan, took place at Terra Kulture, Lagos on Saturday, July 24, 2021, as friends, colleagues, and family of the late musician graced the event.
The Grammy nominations are always a hot topic, even more so than the actual wins, which often can be predicted, most times when an artist receives a nomination there is potential for controversy. From rappers to classical composers, below are musicians who have earned the most Grammy nominations.
A summer anthem is any upbeat song dropped before or during summer with high replay and airwaves value making it the go to track for clubbing activities, parties of the year in question. Though we saw a large influx of great songs in 2021, we've narrowed down the list to top 3 contenders;