Octane is an album specially created to enhance every believer's devotion towards GOD. It’s a devotion formula that’s sure to charge up the atmosphere for true worship and praise; creating an intimate and conducive environment for direct communications with GOD through fellowship with THE HOLY SPIRIT. It is indeed our recommended ‘jet-fuel’ for all who genuinely seek to have a close relationship with our savior, JESUS CHRIST. Every song on this album will help stir-up your hearts towards a more fruitful time worshiping GOD in SPIRIT and in TRUTH.
The Exhibition Coterie 3 – TEC-3 is a social market where art meets people. It’s an annual gathering of innovators, creatives, artisans, singers/songwriters, authors, painters and talents of all sorts. The Exhibition Coterie is a wonderful experience for anyone and everyone who appreciates ‘the arts’ through entertaining mediums and expressive-art.
Saying THE 9TH CHAPTER by Nigerian hip-hop/story-telling sensation, McSkill ThaPreacha is GANGSTA, might be taken out of context. So we're going to modify that word in this blog adding this; THE 9TH CHAPTER is a masterpiece of intellectual prowess aimed at liberating the 21st Century Pan-African Youth from the prehistoric concepts of mental slavery and self-inhibitions. We’ve taken a lot of time digesting this colossal music project and we’re ready to let you know what we think. So without further delay…
When "GOLD" hit our email, we we eager to hear what the amazing-talented Los Angeles based singer/songwriter, live-performer and celebrity vocal coach 'Adrienne Brown' had in store for us this time around. True to our expectations, it was a hot plate of tamale! The hard-hitting single "GOLD" by Adrienne Brown fully addresses cultural appropriation and the stealing, stripping; and demonizing of our beloved African cultures and heritages. Produced by African-American hit maker ‘Deity Negus’ "GOLD" is a re-energizing song galvanizing the revolution of the Pan-African uprising around the world.
The identity of hip hop has always been debated. Who's the better emcee? Who rules the 'rap-kingdom'? Who's the dopest rapper in Africa? And as the sun illuminates the world, so does hip hop! And while the debate about "who's better?" tarries on, Nigerian born international hip-hop star 'McSKILL ThaPreacha' transcends all that hype with the release of his 9th studio album; "THE 9TH CHAPTER".
In a world where lots of kids get their dreams shattered by the people they believe in the most while others get abused, threatened not to tell anyone, and with fear and tears in their eyes still summon the courage to tell their parents or guardian who in turn DO NOT LISTEN to the kids when they speak; Nigerian rapper "MCskill ThaPreacha" rises to tell stories which focus on tragedies that happen when parents and guardians most especially do not care to listen to what their kids are going through or help them achieve their dreams.
The name ADUKE rings a bell in the heart of every Nigerian music enthusiast. Her persona on and off the live-stage is alluring and charismatic. Her beauty is as natural as nature and her music is a blend of heaven and its angels. ADUKE (real name: Ayobamidele Aladekomo) is an amazing live-performer from Nigeria. Her energy is LIVE - one full of good vibes that brings with it a melodious soothing relief to all who listen to this Great and Might Pan-African songstress.
The Soul singer is taking her own show on the road, by announcing a bi-monthly pop up series. The series "Maka: After Dark" will feature guest appearances and her rocker band; One Band Like That #OBLT. The Maiden Edition will kick off on the 29th of May at 16/16 in Victoria Island; where guests who pay online get free Heineken during the show. Maka will bring out R&B and soul singer; Ruby Gyang alongside singer Eri Ife at her first stop, as each pop up show will get its own guest appearances.
ExO, is a Nigerian born Record Producer, song writer, Singer, Rapper and Mix - mastering Engineer who has been on the scene for quite a while. His musical style hovers around Hip-hop R'n'B fused with Hi-life, funk and Afrobeat. After the Release of his single ‘WOLLOP” In 2016, ExO teamed up with his long-time friend and music colleague Cobhams Asuquo on the "WOLLOP REMIX". Cobhams takes the second verse and lays beautifully warm sonorous adlibs reminiscent of the good old 90's R'n'B.
We're glad to announce that our Nigerian Ambassador for MUSIC UNITES AFRICA, Emmsong will grace the Hard Rock Cafe Lagos stage on Sunday May 13th at the Strings Unplugged - The Acoustic Night with Nigerian music sensation, Ric Hassani. Follow Hard Rock Cafe on Instagram and Twitter for more updates!
Royal Empire Music front-liner, Nuhu Zakari popular known as Nuzak drops the video to his new record entitled “The Boy” featuring Nigeria's heavyweight rapper CDQ. The song and visuals were inspired by the challenges faced by a man who had nothing but decided NOT to give up on his dreams and achieved greatness beyond his widest of dreams.
In the politically intense climate worldwide, "Society II" by African-American rapper 'Psychogen' and Africa's iconic neo-soul singer/songwriter, P-Hypha couldn't be more culturally relevant and timely, citing the unity of 21st Century Pan-African youths towards #Agenda2063. In a time when the issue of slavery sensitively erodes deep into conversations, in a world where disinformation of facts continue to deflect the obvious; in a society where love seems to lost, "Society II" re-instills SOLIDARITY and the pursuit of total freedom and liberty from all forms of neo-colonialism and mental enslavement.
Africa's iconic Neo-Soul artiste, P-Hypha premiered his first single since 2016 on our #Top40Africa playlist-chart show on Apple Music, Deezer and Spotify. The Broadcast Music Inc. singer/songwriter teams up with Scottish composer/producer, Ryan Allan on an extraterrestrial hit-song titled "Altar-Ego". The amazingly new Pop/New-Wave song "Altar-Ego" talks about the passion 'n pain Pan-African music artiste 'P-Hypha' encounters on his journey to fame and fortune. The Nigerian Singer/Songwriter's latest international composition sheds light on the sacrifices his faith has endured in search of stardom, while acknowledging the heartbreaks that come with such a delirious decision to focus on what truly matters the most - MUSIC. The wavy Neo-Soul/Hip-hop/Synth-Pop sounds engineered by Scottish producer, Ryan Allan complements the song tremendously; putting listeners on an hypnotic journey through time 'n space.
Nigeria's hip-hop savior, MCskill ThaPreacha storms the airwaves with his latest hit song "Work". This energetic Afro-Trap music features Roey - a Nigerian singer who tears up the track with his delivery and style of approach. "Work" is produced by Stormatique - MCskill ThaPreacha's Day-1 producer from way-back-when. The visuals for "Work" flows with streams of authenticity in its cinematography, content and concept. Shot in Lagos by Victor Graphics, "Work" envisages the strength and determination independent musicians in Nigeria need to have in order to have any iota of success in a deeply saturated and quite honestly, unappreciative music industry devoid of true hip-hop support and culture.
Africa's sexy Prince and phenomenal saxophonist, Adegboyega premiers his new summer dance song "Wura" at No.7 on #Top40Africa playlist-chart show following his continental successes of "Faya Dance" and "Fele" (which featured Nigeria's star-kid, Mayorkun). The AfroPop/Dance song 'Wura' (meaning 'GOLD' in the iconic language of the Yoruba people) amplifies Adegboyega's golden-boy persona in Africa's vibrant music scene.
Meet the 20 years old Blaise Omondi from Kisumu, Kenya. This is his first music video that he has featured Kisumu city's top act, Asen B known for the hits 'Ukimwona' and others. Very few new artists get enough support in the industry due to lack of funds or inability to get hold of the industry stakeholders who can show them the best direction and even give them support and love to keep them moving forward. Feel Blaise's new vibe and kindly support Africa's young vibrant talent.
This Project marks the coming together of iconic musicians who have joined forces and share a stage for the development of the music sector and shine the light on the much needed aspects of mentorship. Multiple Award winning Guitarist and producer Kunle Ayo and his friends have dedicated their time and act of goodwill to embark on a series of benefit concerts as they raise funds for the sustainability of the Beam the Light Intensive Development program for instrumentalists . The inaugural concert is on the 25th May 2018, in spite of a wild beast schedule associated with their statuses.