All roads lead to Harbour Point, Lagos, tomorrow as the annual Homecoming Festival returns for its fifth edition. The three-day hybrid celebration of fashion, music, visual art and beauty climaxes with a live show that would feature headliners across the European and African music scenes.
I draw, I play games; I sometimes just go out, maybe on the beach, somewhere just calm. I’m an experienced person rather than a material person. There is no wrong being materialistic. Some people will rather buy stuff, that’s their own way of distressing. My own way is experiencing something. With your new EP, it felt like there was a shift from your debut.
It’s fresh. It’s bouncy. It’s pulsating. It’s Lojay, Nigeria’s rising pop prince back at the fore with his sophomore project titled, Gangsta Romantic. With this EP, Lojay ushers in a full-circle moment for his sound, striking a final blow to all doubts about his inevitable ascent to the limelight.
28 May 2022
Since Nigeria’s most popular music awards, Headies, began in 2006, the much-anticipated category for Next Rated artiste has always been a birthright of the mainstream Afro-pop or Afro-RnB acts.
21 May 2022
As if Chris Brown had not shocked us enough with his chart-topping duets with other Nigerian acts such as Wizkid and Davido in recent years, the Grammy-winning American singer has yet again joined forces with another Nigerian to serve an intriguing record.
20 May 2022
Lagos-based Afro-fusion artist Lojay and internationally renowned super-producer Sarz release a brand-new remix of recent smash single Monalisa, featuring R&B superstar Chris Brown. Taken from their joint LV N ATTN EP last year, the original version of Monalisa became an early standout due to its hypnotic beat and infectious hooks, becoming not just one of the biggest releases in Nigeria, but a global hit that put Lojay on the map as…
9 Apr 2022
DJ collective and production supergroup, NATIVE Sound System, born out of The NATIVE Networks — a multi-platform media entity born out of a drive to document African stories, by Africans, for Africans releases its first musical body of work boasting young sensational talents Lojay and Ayra Starr in its first single 'Runaway' to be accompanied by…
2 Jan 2022
Looking back at the year in review, it’s safe to say that 2021 has been full of mixed feelings and uncertainty, especially for Nigerians who dealt with a financial crisis and fluctuating forex rates that led to the arrest of an ‘Aboki’ in London. However, amid all the instability, one thing has been consistent: music.…
4 Dec 2021
Within Nigeria’s crop of disc jockeys, Patrick Imohiosen is the gentlest one can ever meet. “Would you like something to drink,” he asked, calmly offering this reporter a seat. Across his tee shirt and baseball cap, the inscription ‘Greatness’ lay boldly.
4 Jun 2021
Lojay, one of the fastest-rising music acts to come onto the Afro-Fusion scene, and the prolific and internationally renowned, super-producer Sarz have teamed up to release their stellar, collaborative EP ‘LV N ATTN’. Just in time for the upcoming sunny months and set to be the Afro-Fusion EP of the summer, the dynamic Lagos duo…