Tag: Music

INTERVIEW: I am a unicorn in the music industry, first of my type — Producer/Artiste, Dunnie

Oladunni Lawal understands her relevance in the Nigerian music industry, so her parting shot as we ended the interview was: “I want this story to inspire young girls to be whatever they want to be”. For the most part of our discussion, Oladunni, popularly known by her stage name ‘Dunnie’[Read More…]

INTERVIEW: Why an artist should hire a lawyer before manager — Olayemi Oladapo, music lawyer speaks on legal pitfalls in the industry

The music industry offers its successful players an intersection of glamour and life’s finer thrills – wealth, foreign cars, bling jewellery, expensive wines, and adoration from millions of fans.  But beneath all these is the core of every business that binds the industry together – collaborations, agreements, and contracts between[Read More…]

Joey Akan: How Nigeria talent shows can truly help contestants

On Sunday, December 13, 2020, Nigerians celebrated the birth of a new star from the MTN Y’ello Star reality TV show. Okeowo Oladotun Alani, aka Dotti won the prize after a long campaign where he shone so bright. The other top five contestants include Gideon, Storm, Caesar and Fay Fay[Read More…]

“The way she spoke was very rude, very cruel. But then I enjoyed it,” – Joey Akan writes about the evening he spent with Asa

“Should I light it for you?” Asa asks, blowing out smoke from mouth, placing her luxury cigar on the table and stretching her hands to collect mine. She had earlier initiated a smoke session, accompanied by exotic tea. I had picked the leaves from a variety of options, settling for one[Read More…]

Joey Akan: Nobody has anything against your tears – Let people rake in money

Investors Might Be Hard Players, But they aren’t the demons by Joey Akan Eat the rich…especially when they are putting money down for business.  It’s hard to be a Nigerian record label owner. There are very few reasons why anyone in their right minds would want to go into the[Read More…]

Cardi B Talks Fame And Career As She Covers New York Magazine

CardiB in her most recent in-depth interview for New York Magazine. The magazine’s cover girl—and one of the music industry’s most buzzed about rising stars—held nothing back as she dished on her past as an exotic dancer, her nuptials ahead (“The world is not ready for it”) and all the[Read More…]

Mr Eazi Criticises Nigerian Musicians for Utilising Ghanaian Elements in their Music

Nigerian singer Mr Eazi has criticised Nigerian musicians for utilising Ghanaian elements in their music. The singer who blew in Nigeria in 2016, has continued to be vocal about the influence of Ghanaian elements in the creation of Nigerian pop music. The singer went further saying that most of the[Read More…]

Cynthia Morgan And Up Coming Singer Jumabee, Two Expressions In One Photo (LOOK)

by Abang Veronica The Edo State born Dancehall/HipHop artiste, Cynthia Morgan and up coming artiste Jumabee in a recent photo shoot had quite opposite expressions on their looks. While Cynthia was admiringly daring, Jumabee on the other hand had a more subtle and gentle look. Sure looks like a photo[Read More…]

Sam Smith Aims To Inspire Gay Children With His Music

Sam Smith wants to inspire gay children ‘in 400 years’ time with his genre of music. The award winning singer who stole the show at the 2015 Grammys, picking four awards told Evening Standard Magazine. He said, ‘I’m just trying to make music that stands the test of time. So that,[Read More…]

“2014 Was A Dope Year For Me” Reminisce Writes Heart-Warming Letter To Thank Fans

Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru, known by his stage name Reminisce aka ALAGA IBILE is a Nigerian singer, rapper, and song writer from Ogun State has more than enough reasons to be grateful for 2014. The Nigeria’s Indigenous rapper, Reminisce is grateful for where he is and thanks fans for being there[Read More…]