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Chinonso Ihekire

28 Aug
An orange Bandana circles his head, tucking in his thick afro tightly with two long-knotted braids sticking out from the edges. His yellow ski glasses, rockstar finger rings, as well as netted sleeveless shirt are almost as striking as the synths that start the song. From a beachside to a nightclub, Teezee paints a perfect…
10 Jul
When you examine Nigeria’s current creative ecosystem, one would be full of smiles. And with A&R mavericks like Raji Fatiu, professionally known as RajiNonStop, it is easy to understand the sort of adrenaline that is currently battery-powering the global explosion of Nigeria’s music community. And after honing his craft working with like-minded gurus in this…
25 Jan
FAST-rising Afro-RnB singer, Dimeji Ogaosun, professionally known as Dimi Keye has dropped a soul-stirring extended playlist dubbed, Vibe Sessions.  And within this 5-track EP, the young singer project delves deeper into intimate love plains, creating his strongest body of work so far. With three stellar features from prominent vocalists Nitah, Sai, and Eze, respectively, Dimi Keye…
2 Jan
Nigerian cinema has constantly been on a pedestal of progress in recent years. From blockbuster remakes, to ‘big budget’ international collaborations with the streaming giants, and even multimillion naira box office sales, it has been one rollercoaster ride of achievements in the Nigerian film industry. Let’s take a look at some of the iconic moments…
22 Dec 2021
FAST-rising Afrobeats star Adesewa Adaramati has returned with a smash Afro-pop jam, dubbed Money Too Useful. After the viral success of his first single, on my Door, earlier in the year which went viral on social media platforms and in the Big Brother Nigerian house, Adaramati tag-teams hit record producer, Yung Willis on this hit.…
15 Nov 2021
After falling in love with music at age 10, Joshua Osajiokwoeh never looked back again. The 32-year-old record producing whiz, better known as Jay Pizzle, has become a template for success via hard work and consistency. Since he went viral for his work on Terry G’s 2013 smash hit dubbed, Run Mad, Jay Pizzle has…
14 Nov 2021
YOU know how it feels when you fall in love. Butterflies in your stomach! You know how it feels when you fall out of it; you’d give almost everything to reignite those sparks. With your denim clothes, there are over a thousand ways to renew your love experience. You can “hold body” with these five tips:…
10 Nov 2021
IT’s that time of the year again, where disc jockeys would reign supreme as the caretakers of the dancefloors, dishing out diverse sonic rhythms to light up every party. As the yuletide dawns upon us, ace Nigerian producer, Oladipupo Olugbemi, better known as QueBeats, has released a new party groove dubbed, Bamboo Riddim. The DJ…
29 Oct 2021
When it comes to having ears for great sound, Michael Alagwu is unrivalled for miles. The 24-year-old music producer, professionally known as Tempoe, is a core part of the recent milestones in Afrobeats’ global takeover. From having produced multiple number one songs on Apple Music’s chart, to having Billboard record-breaking songs, Tempoe has had a…
16 Oct 2021
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…
16 Oct 2021
With the new wave of viral challenges on social media, many hypemen within the Nigerian music scene are now springing to the limelight after several decades of under-recognition for their efforts. This renaissance is why ace hype men like Jerry Shaffer, the #Shedibalabala creator, have now begun to see hope in the stigmatised career path.…
15 Oct 2021
For a laid-back, sultry soft-pop/RnB groove, Wisdom is your go-to guy anyday. With his just-released single dubbed, Inside You, the young singer proves his mastery behind the microphone, with the vibrant sensual record. “I just wanted to say it how it is, no sugar-coating, just pure emotion and sexual energy, ‘cause at the end of…

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