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Alternative singer, BOJ enlists Amaarae and Zamir for assistance on new tune “Money and Laughter”

Alternative singer, BOJ enlists Amaarae and Zamir for assistance on new tune “Money and Laughter”. This follows his previous single “Emotions”.

Over  a beat concocted of smooth R&B and infectious Afropop , BOJ delivers sultry tones with a laidback demeanor before being met by hotly tipped Nigerian rapper Zamir and the Angelic vocals of Ghanaian singer-songwriter Amaaarae. 

Shot and Directed by Ghanaian cinematographer Prince Dovlo. The video opens with BOJ surrounded by ladies printing money as he reiterates that he is only after money and laughter.  Watch and Enjoy.

Party Next Door – Bella Shmurda

Bella Shmurda dropped his new EP High Tension 2.0 a few days backwhich is a follow up to his High Tension EP released in January 2020, which contained songs like Ginger Me, Liquor, Sho Mo Mi etc. Party Next Door is the seventh song off his new 8 track EP. He invites us to party with him in this groovy Afropop tune. The video just like the song states is set in a party with lots of dancing, drinking and fun times. Click here to watch.

Penthauze Music Boss Phyno, drops new track filled with appreciation titled “BIA”

Penthauze Music Boss Phyno, drops new track filled with appreciation titled “BIA” produced by Masterkraft. This is his first release for the year and is a follow-up to his last record of 2020 ‘For The Money,’ featuring Peruzzi. He has also been recently featured on hit singles such as High Way by DJ Kaywise, Doings by Flavour  and Egbon by Masterkraft.

On this track, Phyno gives thanks to God for his constant blessings and protection over his life. He renders this in both his indigenous language (Igbo) and English.

Even when i no getti money,
Guarantee that i get somebody
Everyday you dey watch over me
Send your blessings to come follow me,

You shine your light and bless my life
Nwesamu Joy, now am brand new
You uplift my soul
You give me joy wey nobody fitti give me papa oo

The simple music video shows people enjoying nature and just being engulfed in the spirit of gratitude. Grateful for the air they breathe, grateful for the wind, grateful for their ability to walk again and so many more. Watch and Enjoy the official music video for BIA here .

The Cavemen – Selense

Nigerian Alté Highlife band The Cavemen, return with a new single titled “Selense” as it serves as their second single for the year following the release of “Who No Know Go Know“. Selense is a catchy highlife song which makes you catch the groove.

They fuse different elements of traditional and contemporary sounds to create an impressive track with sweet melody for your listening pleasure. Produced by The Cavemen. Guitars by Segun Adegbamigbe. Written by The Cavemen and Mercy Okorie. Listen here .

Talented Rap duo Show Dem Camp, come through with new project “The Algorhythm” album

Talented rap duo Show Dem Camp, come through with new project “The Algorhythm album”. This is the fifth installment in their Clone Wars series and it is a follow up to their 2019 “These Buhari Times Album”.

The album features talented Nigerian artistes like; LadiPoe, Tomi Thomas, Shalom Dubas, Reminisce, Mojo, Jesse Jagz, Ogranya, MossAlpha Ojini and Tomi Owo.

 

The songs on the album are; Intro, YKTV, Align, Rise of the Undergrounds 2, Draw me close, Focus and Drive, Big Liko, Tycoon, Big dreams, New Norm, Vipers, Ghost Rant, Streets, Human and Bright Skies.

Production credits to Toyin Oris, Spax, T.U.C, Sichangi, Kid Konnect, Inem Usoro. Bright skies Vocal Sample by Tomi Thomas. All tracks engineered by Spax. Click here to listen.

Afropop star, Adekunle Gold features American singer Lucky Daye, in new single “Sinner”

Afropop star Adekunle Gold, features American singer Lucky Daye in new song “Sinner”. Lucky Daye is an American artist signed to Tunji Balogun’s Keep Cool. The cover photo of the song shows AG Baby with his partner Simi, locked in a tight embrace surrounded by serene waters.

On this track, the singer discusses sin. We are led through a love story that is codependent, toxic and even violent. To the singer, loving her is his greatest sin. The intensity of what he feels he has no doubt, can lead him to pull a trigger. AG is possessive in this song, he considers this woman his ultimate temptation and if he cannot have her, no one else will. This is Adekunle’s follow up to his “It is what it is”. Sinner was produced by Blaise Beats. Listen here .

Bella Shmurda delivers highly anticipated EP “High Tension 2.0”

Bella Shmurda delivers highly anticipated 8 track EP “High Tension EP”. Bella does his thing on this project employing no features. The EP consists of 8 songs, 6 new sounds and 2 previously released tracks. The songs on the EP are Out There, World, Soldier Go, Far Away, Lako, Rush, Party Next Door and Champion. Click here to listen.

The EP was co-produced by Fancy Beatz, SB The Producer, Cent Hor, Larry Lens, Vibes and YT Farhad.

Omah lay expresses confusion at his girl’s behavior in “Understand”

Budding star Omah lay, expresses confusion on new single “Understand”. This follows his highly successful Extended Play “What Have We Done” which won him the 2021 Headies Awards for “Next Rated”. In his new song, He expresses his confusion at his lover’s behaviour. The lying, deception, greed and more when he has been nothing but kind to her;

Everything I do
I under under
I no fit under under under
Me I no fit under…
Under under
I no fit understand
That thing wey you do me
I under under
I no fit under under under
Oh! oh! under under
I no fit understand

His first serve for 2021 “Understand” was produced by Tempoe. Listen here .

Reminisce returns with another banger, Hello Ę featuring Dance crew Westside life

Alaga ibile returns with another banger Hello Ę featuring Dance crew Westside life. Reminisce has been steady giving us back to back as Hello E comes few weeks after his Omo X 100 with Olamide. His album is still set to drop August of this year.

Employing synthesizers and drum machines, Reminisce creates this futuristic Afro-Electronic tune. Indigenous rappers are quickly modernizing their sounds showing us that there is no corner of the world they cannot use their indigenous music to penetrate. It is bold, innovative and promises to offer very interesting music. Hello Ę by Reminisce is a treat to the ears. Click here to listen.

Modern Nigerian Hip-Hop pioneer Sound Sultan, loses the battle to throat cancer

Popular Singer and Entertainer Sound Sultan, born Olarenwaju Fasasi, is dead. He is one of the pioneers of modern hip-hop music in Nigeria. The singer died at the age of 44 after battling Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Dr. Kayode Fasasi on behalf of the Fasasi family.

The statement read, “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our multitalented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan.

Friends and Fans have taken to their social media accounts to express their grief and share their condolences while some are still in disbelief.

Sound Sultan was in Jos, Plateau state. He attended Federal Government College Ogbomosho for his Secondary education from 1988 –1993. After which, he went on to obtain a degree in geography and regional planning from the Lagos State University (LASU) in 1999. Sound Sultan was married to longtime girlfriend Chichi Morah, now Farida Fasasi, and they have three children.

Baba Dee, Sound Sultan’s elder brother was vital in his interest and eventual pivot to music. Sound Sultan’s career in show business started in the 1990s, when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions. By 1999, he had won numerous local talent-hunt shows.

He released his first single Mathematics which became more popularly known as Jagbajantis in 2000. Jagbajantis became a massive hit in Nigeria and got him signed to Kennis music.Under Kennis Music, he released four albums. By 2007, his contract with the label expired and he partnered with Baba Dee to start Naija Ninjas, a parent organization for a record label, production outfit and clothing line. After starting as a rapper, he has worked in different musical genres from R&B to Afrobeat, soul and Nigerian Fuji Music.

Under Naija Ninjas, he released Back From The Future (2010) and signed artists such as Karma Da Rapper, Young GreyC, Shawn and Blacka.

Sound Sultan began a working relationship with Wyclef Jean when featured alongside 2face Idibia and Faze on “Proud to be African” from Wyclef’s Welcome to Haiti: Creole 101 album. They have collaborated on two other projects: “King of My Country” (2009) and “People Bad” (2012).

In 2012, it was announced that Sound Sultan was made a UN Ambassador for Peace for his exemplary lifestyle and career.

Rest In Peace to the legendary Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Ambassador, Businessman, and the co-owner of Lagos City Stars basketball club. Pioneering modern hip-hop in Nigeria with bandanas and wristbands to match, his name is forever etched in the hearts of Nigerians and the Nigerian music Industry. He used his music to speak out against a corrupt government and it’s likewise corrupt citizenry. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during these trying times.

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