It is every musician’s dream for their music to be well-received by listeners and by so doing, establish a connection between them whereby the listener becomes a fan of the artiste, giving their full support whenever is required. Be it for new music releases, concert shows, brand endorsements, or a clash with another musician. Notjustok’s Fan Affairs is a weekly fun series that examines the relationship of Nigerian musicians and their fans while spotlighting the craziest fan moments of our favorite stars. 

For our first edition of Fan Affairs, we speak to the new age Afro-fusion fan favorite, Buju, who is fondly known as ‘Baby Giant’ to get the scoop on how his fans go crazy for him.

Buju

When did it first hit you that you had fans?

I think it hit me when I headlined my first show on the 13th of December, 2019. 

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Hanu Jay and DMW star Mayorkun have collaborated for ‘Insane‘, the first single off Hanu Jay’s forthcoming EP “Wow, {Can I Blow Your Mind}“. The mid-tempo production made by Sally features affectionate verses from both artists, who croon lines like “the way you dancing, the way you smiling girl, it’s bursting my brain Hallelujah, I’m saved girl, you driving me insane.”

Hanu Jay has been coming for a while. Since 2018, the prolific musician has released songs cut from everyday Nigerian life, evoking the pleasures of a public moment shared with friends and some alcohol. Last year, Hanu Jay scored his break by appearing alongside DJ Consequence on “Uber‘, a creeping record that became a standout from “Vibes From the Future“, earning an unforgettable video and consolidating Hanu Jay’s position as a talent to be looked out for.

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Nigerian gospel singer, Tope Alabi is trending on social media for her criticism of fellow gospel artist, Yinka Alaseyori‘s hit single, ‘Oniduro Mi‘.

The video of Tope Alabi saying this surfaced on the internet on Saturday, the 12th of June 2021. The singer who is also a pastor was preaching to a congregation when she made the statement. She explained that she loves Yinka Alaseyori’s ‘Oniduro Mi‘ but was cautioned by the Holy Spirit against it. In her words;

When you can see all the wonderful things God has done, and someone will now call him “Oniduro“. God is not my own guarantor! God is more than a guarantor. I like the song too but the day I tried to sing it, the Holy Spirit shut me up. He is more than a guarantor. I’m not trying to say the song is not

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Nigerian singer, Wizkid is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the release of his debut album, ‘Superstar‘. For this, he has dropped a documentary titled ‘A Superstar Made in Lagos‘.

The new documentary was released on Saturday, the 12th of June 2021. In the main video, Wizkid give some insight into his life, love and music career so far. Speaking on how growing up was for him, he said;

I was the last born of the house, I wasn’t a spoilt last baby but I got my way sometimes. Growing up in a very spiritual home in Lagos really opened my mind. My dad is Muslim, my mom is Christian. I used to go to the mosque with my dad, and go to the church with my mom. That really just opened my mind, that the biggest religion in life is love. The most important thing to

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I love all the cat portraits and also your commentary. Thanks for sharing! Claude Lorrain (1600-1682) was born into poverty in Champagne, France, but spent most of his life in Rome.

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The R2V conversion process starts with a high quality scan. I enjoy the curious composition of this painting. The figures appear to be caught in mid-activity, as if they have been interrupted. The full, elegant gowns of the females against a background of rectangular shapes (paintings, doorway, mirror, and canvas) is very eye-catching. The woman on her knees seems to be trying to persuade the little girl to turn around and pose for the artist (a self-portrait of Velazquez). picplzthumbs I enjoy the stark contrast of the beautiful, dainty doll-like little girl and the dwarves and dog. cr8ve1— Thank you! I love this period of the history of painting. Rubens, Murillo, … Read the rest

Best New Music is our weekly roundup of fresh and hot releases you ought to listen to. It’s time to update your playlist!

Follow NotJustOk’s specially curated playlist on Spotify – Afrobeats Hits.

Best New Music: Wande Coal – M.I Abaga – Sarkodie – NSG – Nasty C – Master KG

On the latest instalment of “Best New Music“, we cover hot releases across the Afrobeats & Afropop world, with heavy focus on Nigeria, Ghana, UK and South Africa. There’s something from Sarkodie, M.I, NSG, Nasty C, Master KG, and many more. Enjoy!

 

Lojay & Sarz ft. Wizkid – LV N ATTN

You win the a** cheek ballon d’or” – I became a fan of Lojay after hearing this line on “Tonongo”. The Sarz-backed singer just dropped his debut EP LV N ATTN, with the title track featuring Wizkid.

 

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Nigerian singer, Seyi Shay has described her own account of the feud between herself and fellow singer, Tiwa Savage which led to a clash of words yesterday.

Seyi Shay shared her own side of the story during a chat with Pulse Nigeria, which was posted on Tuesday, the 8th of June 2021. The singer claims that she met Tiwa Savage in a salon and extended greetings which were duly returned. According to her, Tiwa came to meet her 20 minutes later and rained harsh words on her. Seyi Shay says Tiwa Savage cursed her with barrenness and it hurt because she once had a miscarriage. She also claims that Tiwa stole “Lova Lova” from her, a song she co-wrote with Ceeza Milli;

This is the same person that went to go and sing my song. One of her biggest songs, “Mr Lova Lova”. I co-wrote that song

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Sierra Leonean rapper, Kaley Bag dropped the best conscious rap song yet on the continent in 2021 titled ‘From 1961’ which hits 3k+ streams on audiomack in less than 24 hours.
  • Real Name: Tamba Mbaya
  • Stage Name: Kaley Bag
  • Nationality: Sierra Leonean
  • Genres: Hip Hop/Rap/Afrobeat
  • Record Label: WhichMan Records
  • Signature phrase: D sai wey ah komot
Kaley Bag – From 1961

Cover Artwork for ‘From 1961’

Tamba Mbayo, with stage name Kaley Bag was born on 18th of December 1994 in Bo city Sierra Leone. Music was difficult for him as he grew up in a family that did not accept music as a career. He would often see his written lyrical notes thrown away. However, he continued to pursue his dreams.

Right Now, Kaley bag is an Afro Beat/Hip-Hop artist and he’s also a household name in Sierra Leone for his consistency and being undefeated in the Africa Young Voices (AYV) cypher/freestyle for two … Read the rest

If you check the Lyrics of ‘Breathe’ which Nigerian rapper, A-Q did in collaboration with singer, Chike off his latest project, Golden EP, you’d agree with me that this is a conscious piece.

Golden Album cover

Watch The Video For A-Q’s ‘Breathe’ Featuring Chike

See ‘Breathe’ Lyrics by A-Q ft Chike

[Chike’s Hook]
I just want to breathe, need some time to breathe
Live my life so free, no one chasing me
I just want to breathe that’s all I need to stay alive
I just want to breathe, that’s all I need to stay alive
Live my life so free, no one chasing me, I just want to breathe

[A-Q: Verse 1]
It’s funny I’m the rapper every rapper tryna beat now
Used to be that underground rapper with a big mouth
Can’t see the range the aim is to never miss out
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Following his reigning single, TBDK, which was accompanied by a colorful music video directed by Olu The Wave, M.I Abaga has dropped ‘All my Life’ which featured Oxlade and from the lyrics, this is a love/romantic song, and Like ‘One Naira’ and ‘Playlist’, this is a classic.

Cover for ‘All My Life’

STREAM MP3 of ‘All My Life’ by M.I Abaga ft. Oxlade 

Lyrics to ‘All My Life’ By M.I Abaga ft Oxlade

[Oxlade’s Pre-chorus]
Boy Oxlade oh no no
Incredible, Mister Incredible
Girl I want you to know say me I got you for life
(Girl I want you to know say me I got you for life)

[Oxlade Chorus]
All my life
And I been wishing you would be my wife
Baby, I’ve been searching all my life
I been wishing you could be;
Be my bride
To be my life
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