Nasir, the twelfth studio album by Rapper Nas which is produced entirely by Kanye West who also is the album’s Executive Producer was officially released on June 15th 2018. As a Poet and Lyricist Nas remains consistent, he’s never been scared to air his opinion on any subject and on songs like “Not For Radio”, “Cops … Continue reading NAS IS AN ICON, “NASIR” IS NOT.
World Music Day was yesterday, 21st June 2018 and the city of Lagos joined in celebrating the awesome art of Music, powered by #ShowGear, courtesy of #MakeMusicLagos. Lagos residents (and visitors) were treated to a beautiful line up of musical activities with a Mass appeal show on June 17th as kickoff. As you rightly guessed, … Continue reading Make Music Lagos 2018
Now on to the world of flying lyrics, explosive beats and resonating vamps. Everyone easily relates to good music, especially one whose contents connects with our daily lives or something around us. As much as it may, some music has its message well received while others have been misconstrued. Maybe as one supporting social vices … Continue reading 3 Songs You Would Almost Immediately Read Wrong Meanings To
I’m smiling in reminiscence to an occurrence where, I had words popping into my head. Then, I felt like, “why not sing these words?” As I set to begin, I was faced with the task of striking a consistent melody pattern, adding up words to give my lyrics more life and meaning, keeping tabs of … Continue reading 5 TOP NIGERIAN SONG WRITERS
Searching for Nigerian music with good ‘beats’ but coupled with good vocals and a worthy message? Well, that may be a tough search because Nigerian music artistes are good at making great hits that find their ways to top music charts; however, finding an artiste that produces songs that combine that good melody, harmony, vocals, instrumentation … Continue reading 4 “under-rated” Nigerian Artistes you should listen to
What is conscious music? The word “conscious,” according to dictionary.com, means to “be aware of one’s own existence, sensations, thoughts, or surroundings.” So, conscious music has be that which enlightens one about the world around them. It must be music that causes one to be aware of what’s going on and causes one to really … Continue reading The Conscious Music Movement
SMH! – Insight SMH (Shaking My Head) is a hot new single release by DaBoomsha. The song is a stinging commentary on the state of Christian HipHop in Nigeria today. DaBoomsha bares his mind on several controversial issues in this State-Of-The-Union address to the HipHop community. With a gripping intro by deceased Rap legend, Tupac … Continue reading SMH! : Song insight & lyrics