A few years ago, a young Nigerian musician named Durella surfaced on the scene with his hit song " Shayo".People took interest in the young singer, particularly because he bore a musical resemblance to another Nigerian singer named D'banj.However after delivering some hits, the singer went under the radar.
The Nigerian entertainment industry can be described as a jungle for those looking to make their big break and gain ground. However, that is not always the easiest thing to do considering that a number of new talents pop up every day and no one remains special for a long time.
Samuel Oguachuba popularly known with the stage name Samklef is a Nigerian music producer born and raised in Lagos. He is the behind most of the songs on Wizkid's “Superstar” album. He has worked with many top artistes in Nigeria such as Skales, Durella, D'Prince, Vector, Ruggedman, Sunny Neji etc.
Clarence Peters is a Nigerian music video director, filmmaker, and cinematographer. He is the founder and CEO of Capital Dream Pictures, a production company that specialises in the realms of the performing arts, film, and video. He is also the founder and CEO of Capital Hill Records, a record label home to popular musicians Chidinma, Tha Suspect and Illbliss. He was ranked 2nd on Channel O's list of the Top 10 Most Visionary Music Video Directors. 1998, he was involved in a Mobil-sponsored music video for
Well we've had a lot of rappers from Nigeria, rappers who have worked hard to put Nigeria in the map and made us recognized and who we are today. We all remember rappers like Dagrin who was an inspiration and people like Eeedris Abdulkareem and Ruggedman and Mode 9 who are the legends of rap music in Nigeria. In this article, we are all going to be asking ourselves a question which is, were the legends of rap music inspiring enough for rap to continue in Nigeria and will the new rappers like M.I and Vector continue
Oluwadamilare Okulaja, also known as Durella (King of the Zanga), is a Nigerian recording artist, performer, songwriter and businessman. He is known for his singles, "Enu Ose", "Shayo", "Wizkolo Wiska", "Club Rock" and "GaGa". He is the first Nigerian artist to own a shoe line: Durella Sneakers, named after his popular slogan "2Gbaski". Durella won his way into the hearts of many, with his slangs, charisma and energic dance moves. One unique attribute about Durella is, you can sense the energy and passion
Self styled king of the Zanga, Oluwadamilare Okulaja, who is better known as Durella in the Nigeria hip hop world has lost his dear mama. His mother, Oluwatoyin Omoyeni Shadare died recently at her home in Alaba Ojo area of Lagos after a brief illness. She was 60 years of age and she will be buried on the 24th of January at At an Cememtary in Yaba Lagos. Durella who came on scene some years ago and rocked it to the bottom has been down ever since the news of his mother's death hit him. The burial has been s
Over the decade, we have had several growth and development in the Nigeria music industry over the years, the Nigeria music industry was ones an unpopular scene of music, Many foreign artists over the years have never dreamed of patronizing the Nigeria music industry or even making a collaboration with
One form of unlikely friendships formed is the ones celebrities have. Yes, we know celebrities who claim other celebs are their friends but it's more of an acquaintance thing than real friendship. And it's not even a gender based issue, both the men and women are guilty of this. Ever wonder why this happens? Well, having hung out with Nigerian celebrities for many years now, I think I'm in the best place to tell you why. I'll break it down to you in 3 reasons below.. 1.Envy Envy plays a vital role in making
. Clarence Peter's (born Clarence Abiodun Peter's) is a Nigerian music video director, filmmaker and cinematographer. He is the founder and CEO of capital dream pictures, a production company that specializes in the realms of the performing arts, film and video. He is also the founder and CEO of capital Hills Records, a record label home to chidinma, that suspect and illbliss. He was ranked 2nd on channel 'O' list of the top 10 most visionary music video Directors. In 1998, he was involved in a mobil sponsored