Music producer and owner of Mavin Records label company, Don Jazzy has announced the signing of a female artiste, Ayra Starr, into his music fold. 

The signing was made known on the 21st of January via an excited tweet where Don Jazzy simply said; “Follow @ayrastarr I’m following back. #MavinActivated” 

A perusal of the new artiste’s online profile from an introductory video clip of her artiste persona, has revealed Ayra to be a young RnB singer with powerful vocals. 

Don Jazzy, who has quite the talent booster portfolio under his belt, also went into full-on A&R mode on his Instagram page where he broke down his reasons for signing the 18 years old talent, Ayra Starr with an introductory video.

He said;

“Last year I met the most incredible 18 year old girl, her

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Down in the African branch of the world’s poverty capital, there exists a scheme which despite its fraudulent nature, is a quick path to wealth. Internet fraud, popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ in Nigeria, is the scheme. Originated in the earliest cybercafes as postal fraud in  the late 1990s when the national economy started to take a dip following oil price fluctuation,  has since grown into a huge racket like a highly pitched song in an opera.

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In the present day, internet fraud has become an activity that countless Nigerian youths engage in to eke a living for themselves, and to fund the extravagant lifestyle of their dreams. As a result, it has grown from being an illicit activity to being a highly glorified activity. This glorification is mainly done through music, especially songs belonging to the street hop genre. In these songs, musicians can be heard giving Read the rest

TolumiDE – Throwback

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Follow on Spotify: . . – With so many challenges wrapped up in 2020, one can bring light into the present moment simply by remembering. In Afro-pop/soul singer/songwriter TolumiDE’s upcoming single, she embraces the ‘good ole days’ with gratitude, cherishing memories to help lighten up the moment. After connecting online with mates from her secondary school days in Nigeria, she was inspired by a time with fewer cares, when she remembers “dancing in the sun.” Throwback celebrates “Ayo” which as a name translates to happiness, joy and wealth, with a unique emphasis on the richness of moments.

“This year, there were a lot of moments in dialogue and zoom hang outs where I really appreciated the ‘good ole days’ of not having any major cares or worries of the world,” TolumiDE reflects. “It felt very … Read the rest

Nigerian Afropop artist Joeboy today shares the official video for his buzzing single “Lonely”, along with details on his upcoming full-length debut, Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic, dropping Feb. 4th via Banku Music/emPawa Africa. Also today, Apple Music has exclusively premiered “Becoming The African Popstar,” a mini-documentary charting Joeboy’s meteoric rise.

Joeboy – Lonely

The Lagos-born singer continues his ascent with Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic, a celebration of love in its myriad forms. Joeboy is the sole vocalist across the project’s 14 tracks, which were produced by a committee of top Afrobeats producers led by E Kelly, Killertunes, Dera, and BeatsbyKO.

Working on this project was life-changing — I met a version of myself I never knew before,” Joeboy says. “The plan was to come up with a title that best describes love, without actually Read the rest

Marlian music star, Zinoleesky had a chat with DJ Cuppy on Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio where he was the cover star for the week. On the show, he spoke about his roots in Agege, a commercial town in Lagos, and how he discovered his musical talent as well as working with label boss, Naira Marley.

“Music doesn’t have to be long, it’s just when you have whatever you want to do and you want to deliver it and it’s just the way it comes,” Zinoleesky replied a curious DJ Cuppy who mentioned that her only problem with his debut project, Eccentric Chrome EP, was the length. 

Speaking still on the EP, she’d asked him about the inspiration behind the title of the EP and the direction of the cover art to which Zino had revealed his gamer side as he pegged his love for a chrome car in … Read the rest

Nigerian Music Queen Supernova Releases New Single – Love Me

After the success of her hit single ‘Badder Than You’, rave of the moment Supernova is out with two brand new singles titled, ‘My year and Love me’. The two singles especially my year is a song that will uplift anybody facing difficulties while Love me is a love song that will blow your mind away.
Nweke Joy Chinenye Serrato popularly known by her stage name as Supernovamusician is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, actress, movie producer, activist and CEO of her record label Supernova Music Worldwide. She is well known for embracing different genres of music and styles and her activism on social media. Her genres of music are hip-hop, pop, reggae, R&B, dancehall and afrobeat.

Supernovamusician started music very early in life as the lead singer of The Lords Chosen Kids, that drooped kids songs like Lord you registered … Read the rest

Hip hop legend, Wyclef Jean has asked his followers to help him track down afrobeat singer, Sean Tizzle via a post on Twitter.

Wyclef Jean uploaded a video of Sean Tizzle on his Twitter page on the 13th of January 2021 asking his followers to help him track down the singer, while revealing his DNA traces back to Nigeria. He wrote;

“You know my D N A trace back to Nigeria and my soul tells me to find this kid can you help me track him down !!!! @iamseantizzle”

In the same vein, Sean Tizzle duly replied the Hip-hop legend;

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DJ Spinall, self-styled as ‘Top Boy’, spoke with American media personality, Ebro Darden over the making of his fifth studio album, Grace on his Apple Music show. During the interview, Spinall opened up about his experience working with top musicians like Wurld, Niniola, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid and Jamaican singer, Kranium

When asked about producing Pure Water with Niniola and Wurld he said;

“Niniola and Wurld are like two of my closest friends I have in the music game.”

He admitted that he’d known them even before they became famous and had first gotten Wurld’s verse on the song, then while he decided to feature Niniola when he realised she’d complement the record perfectly.

Moving on to inquire about his impressive catalogue, Ebro had then asked him what song he considers his biggest and most popular song yet. To this, Spinall pegged his Wizkid-assisted NowoRead the rest

Gospel Ministers, Da Gold & Wumi Gold have released their collaboration single, “Atogbojule (Dependable God)” – a song of healing and signs and wonders that has been a blessing to many.

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Speaking about the song, they share: “Ephesians 3:20 says that “God is able to do exceedingly and abundantly above all that we ask or even imagine.” God brings the particular passage to live through the lyrics of the song.

Many have testified to the wonderous wonders of God as the song was ministered. The barren has taken in via singing this song on stage. Stubborn headache has disappeared while singing this song, someone regained strength and many more miracles.

“I pray for you reading this post that as you believe in the name that is above every other name, let the word of God be made manifest in your life in Jesus name.”Read the rest

It is no discovery that the Nigerian music scene is blessed with countless talented acts who make music across different genres and in so doing, provide us with endless entertainment. However, for several of these Nigerian musicians, entertainment doesn’t just stop at music alone as they take it upon themselves to become full-blown entertainers by delighting us with their sense of humour through funny skits and clips to further promote their work or just air their opinions. 

Here are 8 Nigerian musicians who are funny and not only administer the balm of music to their fans but the laughter medicine too: 

1. Mayorkun

The Mayor of Lagos is one not only a master hitmaker but also a favourite of many due to his Snapchat shenanigans where he satirises and passes commentary on the dating expectations of women among other things. It is this same satirical humour Mayorkun also applied to Read the rest