Wednesday, June 27, 2012

OFFICIAL VIDEO: ENORMOSS-FREESTYLE

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 Been a while since Enormoss last put anything out. He's already had stuff out like “Uku Uku“, “Viva“, “Foreplay” and some really crazy new stuff. The rapper has been in the drawing room putting together the visuals for his Freestyle, check the baseball themed visuals to the effort


GET FAMILIAR: TAVIAN-NA LIKE DIS WE DEY FT BOOSTA

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Having built an enviable C.V for himself in music business outside the shores of Nigeria; signed to Polydor Records as a member of the rock band "Hysteria", backed up for English model/singer “Twiggy”,  worked with the legendary Steve Mac, opened for Keisha White during her regional tour just to mention a few. Tavian Songs ( Tavian Oladapo Ogunmakin) has returned to West Africa to help expand the horizon of Nigerian music.

Like Dis We Dey
which features rapper Boosta where he addresses the situation of the country accompanied with a spine-tingling cover of the Nigerian National Anthem. Soothing vocals, ace productions, melodious harmonies, engaging rap verses are some of the features packaged in the songs. eNJOY AND SHARE


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GET FAMILIAR WITH TENI, THE AFROBEAT PRINCESS

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AFROBEAT PRINCESS TENI ON COVER OF LIONHEART


Teni is a jazz singer and composer who makes afrosoul. Upon hearing her sultry and elegant jazz vocal, one is immediately reminded of the great Sade Adu. She studied History at University College London and she runs a fashion outfit in Lagos called The House of Makeda.

She is the lead singer for the Afro-Renaissance, and also appears from time to time with the Fela's Egypt 80. She is set to release the second single from her forthcoming album "Afrodisiac," titled "Lionheart." She is a BBC Introducing artist after getting airplay on several BBC shows, and has interest from several major labels in the UK. 


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NIGEZIE RELAUNCH PARTY COMES UP 29/06/2012

Monday, June 25, 2012

NEW MUSIC: K-CEE-OKPEKETE FT DAVIDO


KCee formerly of KC-Presh is back with a remix of his banging single Okpekete which featured South Africa’s Pablo, and to do the job of creating a mad tune, KCee recruited rave of the moment, Davido to recreate a club friendly song. Okpekete Remix was jointly produced by Del B and Soso Soberekon.



GET FAMILIAR: YEMI ALADE-GHEN GHEN LOVE



Rising Nigerian Pop star and singing sensation Yemi Alade returns with her brand new single titled “Ghen Ghen Love” which is superbly produced by veteran producer OJB Jezreel. Collaborating amazingly on record, Yemi Alade and OJB Jezreel have created one of the songs of 2012!

After bursting unto the scene in 2010 with the amazing debut single “Fi Mi Le” featuring eLDee and excelling on several stellar collaborations till date, Yemi Alade finally gives the fans and critics what we’ve been waiting for in this excellent Solo single. Over a sublimely crafted musical milieu provided for by OJB Jezreel, Yemi Alade beautifully professes her love for her leading man with some excellent songwriting prowess, catchy and infectious wordplay, an enjoyably memorable hook and that trademark mesmerising voice of hers...

“Ghen Ghen Love” is one hell of a monster record - an infectious bass-heavy Pop tune laced with lush synths and thumping drum patterns that will not only leave your heads bopping and your feet moving in the clubs but be prepared to have this single take over your radio waves in the coming weeks and months!

“Ghen Ghen Love” is OUT NOW via Effyzzie Music Group.



MUSIC HAS GONE CORPORATE


H&M NIGERIA PRESENTS MUSIC HAS GONE CORPORATE: The first Nigerian Play and Stop mix-album to premier new music from USA, UK and Nigeria World Wide. MUSIC HAS GONE CORPORATE is a musical album from the ITPS MIX-TAPE Series from H&M Nigeria.

The Music Has Gone Corporate album features song from international recording artiste, Tomi Jones and Gucci Mane from the US, Owen Wonder from Britain, and our very own Nigerian Artiste with inspiring Songs, we have representing Nigerian on the MHGC Album: EL EMCEE, Maytronomy, BaseOne, Tega, TFO, Staged, Guke, Yung Sus, Crazy Face, Phazehop, K-Kay, Robot Ziggy, b-zee and special appearances from olori tosin supergal, 2pm and Harrison Akadidi on an interview skit on the album talking about “effect of social media in music”

MUSIC HAS GONE CORPORATE is not just about the music, it’s about the attitude, the appearance, the style, the uniqueness of an artiste and most importantly the management structure.
This album is an introduction of a movement in Nigeria and the rest of the world to educate the younger generation on the idea of “Music Has Gone Corporate” and to build on the developing corporate structure in the music industry Nigeria.

MUSIC HAS GONE CORPORATE (the album) is a free distributed material, to be shared in clubs within the country and participating countries (US and UK) and of course special events by H&M Nigeria.
For details on how to get a FREE copy of the album visit: www.handm.com.ng. you can also listen to the album on same site.

VIRAL VIDEO: DOLLA BILLZ-PASS THE MIC SERIES ON JAY-Z BEAT

VIRAL VIDEO: DOLLA BILLZ-PASS THE MIC SERIES ON JAY-Z BEAT


Veteran Nigerian rapper Dola-Billz and head huncho of the 166 Family, is the hugely talented rapper and producer who brought us the hits “Pu’Yanga”, “Faaji” and “Me & My Girlfriend”. He features on the “Pass The Mic” series on a remixed Jay-Z beat. The self-professed “the balĂ© of this rap s**t" signature style of effortlessly weaving a blend of subtle catchy Yourba hooks and a nice English flow in the delivery of his lyrics makes for a compelling musical experience.


WORDS AND VISUALS COURTESY OF GINJA TV

Monday, June 18, 2012

NEW MUSIC: NAWAB-ODUNSE


Introducing himself to the Nigerian music landscape in explosive fashion is Lagos-based Hip-Hop artist and songwriter Nawab with the future smash hit titled “Odunse”. Produced by burgeoning beatmakerSmoke and reminiscent of classic 90’s Hip-Hop music full with an infectious and catchy hook and bridge, Nawab rides this drums and keys-led musical milieu sublimely with witty wordplay, sharp flows and a very clear and commanding vocal cadence - switching between both English and Yoruba language for your listening pleasure.


NEW MUSIC: J MULLA-CRANK IT UP


J.Mulla
 aka J.Money is not playing and is going 100 with his music. Currently in the States, working harder on his music, J.Mulla promised to drop new material every Friday to gather hype for his new EP "Sounds Like A Rap Album" and is doing just that. Here's another joint titled "Crank It Up" off the FREESTYLE FRIDAY compilation and he goes hard on this one.


OFFICIAL VIDEO: TY MAGIC-FEEL MY PAROLE FT CHRIS STRINGS



After a brief hiatus from the game, rapper, songwriter and producer TY MAGIC is back with a grown and sexy new music video for his come-back single titled “Feel My Parole”.  Directed by Solocall and Mastering Studios with a cameo appearance fromTrisha as the leading lady, the music video for “Feel My Parole” is a befitting visual montage for this grown-up single from Ty Magic which is laced with lush drum patterns and hypersonic keyboard arrangements over which Chris Strings - on the hook - shows off his vocal talent and leading man, Ty Magic displays his smooth flow and lyrical aptitude. Watch “Feel My Parole” below...


WATCH THE VISUALS


NEW MUSIC:SENSATIONAL JOJO - “LET’S DANCE”



Do NOT call it a comeback BUT after enthralling us twelve years ago with her critically acclaimed debut album, the Carl Raccah-produced Sahara Nights, for which she was awarded Nigeria’s first Gold Record award by MTN Play and Go in 2003, Greek Nigerian Pop star JOJO - formerly known as Joanne - returns with an excellent new single titled “Let’s Dance” under her new record label Heavy Tunez Records.

Receiving its radio premiere today on the award-winning Rhythm 93.7 FM, “Let’s Dance” is a very catch and infectious Pop/Dance record that is sure to lift your spirits and get you in the mood for good vibrations. With genuine and heartfelt lyrics that call for peace, love and unity in our nation Nigeria - especially as we presently face extremely trying times - JOJO makes the conscious effort to remain upbeat and portray a positive and uplifting message on “Let’s Dance” without ever coming off as pretentious or gimmicky.

Sonically, Heavytunez Records in-house producer Shizzi has provided a simple and exciting Afro Pop musical backdrop laced with lush percussion and drum patterns as well as heavy synths to perfectly complement Jojo’s soft, soulful and captivating vocals...

All that is left now is for the entire nation to press play and listen to Jojo’s “Let’s Dance” and to let the song’s message which reiterates our strong ethos of positivity and togetherness despite the situation resonate with each and every one of us as we listen!



Thursday, June 14, 2012

UNSTOPPABLE DJ SPINALL PRESENTS “THE CRAZY AZZ PARTY” Mix aka #THECAP



The entertainment industry is awash with many Disc Jockeys; it takes not just skill but talent, Innovation and proper branding to stand out from the pack like a sore thumb. 

This craft has been mastered by renowned DJ Spinall as he releases "The C.A.P" - 'The Crazy Azz Party'.

The C.A.P like the traditional cap he (DJ Spinall) is known to wear during performances, this Mix tape celebrates the local influence in our modern day music. Its a non- stop party from beginning to the end,  celebrating and featuring several artistes, blending diverse genres to the surprise of many critics that have heard it.

Listening to the mix you would discover a sharp edge creative talent in his field and also exposing very talented Nigerian artists in the C.A.P

THE CAP PARTY will be coming up soon, and it will be Graced by every artist whose song was on the Mix...Watch Out!!!

NEW MUSIC: PSALMURAI-PROFOUND (PROD. BY XYZ)



Psalmurai (The Kalifate) and XYZ (Str8 Buttah) are currently working on a joint EP/ Album (not sure what it is yet) but dopeness is guaranteed when vets work. And going by the first single off the project, hiphop heads can tell there something truly profound about the track aptly titled Profound.




Wednesday, June 13, 2012

NEW MUSIC: JUSTIN BIEBER-RIGHT HERE FT DRAKE



Just a week to the release of JB's Believe,the Canadian linked up with fellow Canadian Drake on this new record called Right Here, which was produced by Hit-Boy. This track will appear on JB‘s upcoming album, Believe, due out July 19th.
You can listen to the song below, but if you are expecting a rap verse from Drizzy, you will be disappointed.

NEW MUSIC: HYPHA-REAL TALK-THE CONCESSION


For decades, Africa has been in search of a Revolutionist, someone able to handle the mantle of change in an Era of cultural transfiguration and enlightenment. Africa’s found Him! P_Hypha might yet be an upcoming indie artiste from West-Africa but this sensational lyricist is destined to take Africa into a whole new world of greatness via his music and philanthropy.
As an Ambassador for MUSIC UNITES AFRICAHypha is centred on tackling issues that cut across the beloved continent of Africa; issues that range from HIV/AIDS awareness programs, Malaria and Cancer outreach, Human Rights Support and founder of THE OKENE FOUNDATION. He is also heavily involved in our Humanitarian obligations in Western Africa andNigeria, the land of his birth.
His latest HIT project “REAL TALK – THE CONCESSION” is a prelude to “REAL TALK (freestyle)which was released in May 2012. Eloquently laced with SWAG and finesse, the “VOICE OF THE YOUTH” P_Hypha touches on the current situation on UNILAG, speaking out against the injustice of the Federal Executive Council whilst mesmerizing #TeamHypha with mythological analogies that dare the soul to lift off its conservative edge. This song was mixed and mastered by OluwaSkempy, a talented studio engineer and an incredible emcee from the city of Badagry.

NEW MUSIC: BLACKMAGIC-CONFAM FT SASHA P

BLACKMAGIC FT SASHA P

BlackMagic is back with Confam on which he features the first lady, Sasha P and produced by (@deron_remi). Listen up, enjoy and share!

RICKY ROZAY UNVEILS NEW COVER ART FOR GOD FORGIVES, I DON'T ALBUM

Out with the old and in with the new. After originally unveiling the album’s cover art last year—which coincided with its then December 13th release date—Rick Ross unveils God Forgives, I Don’t‘s new album artwork just in time before the LP arrives July 31st. Looking at and comparing the two, …which cover looks better?


NEW COVER ART 

Compare this with the old cover and share your thought

OLD COVER ART

On May 15, 2012, Rick Ross released the first single for God Forgives, I Don't, Touch'n You featuring Usher, Which was released to iTunes on May 22, 2012. Less than a week later on May 21, 2012, Rick Ross gave Funkmaster Flex the green light to release the first street single, So Sophisticated featuring Meek Mill, Which was also released to iTunes on June 05, 2012.

CREDITS: XXL Magazine and Wikipedia.com

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

GBERATINRIN STUDIOS UNVEIL HUGELY ANTICIPATED 21-TRACK #VirusdaMixtape COMPILATION ALBUM



After thrilling us with the release of their 4-track promo mixtape only a few months ago, fast-rising IB-based record label GberaTinrin Studios are finally here with the brand new long awaited and hugely anticipated compilation album titled #VirusdaMixtape.

Featuring all NEW music and 21 colossal Hip-Hop and Afrobeats tracks featuring PhizzleThe New KentroWorld, emerging 16-year old rapper/singer Kilt Kranik and new Naija femcees Mini Yong andMohdara among a bevy of unique, diverse and exciting up and coming talent coming out of Nigeria, the #VirusdaMixtape compilation album will make for essential listening right now and for months to come for any and all fans of Afrobeats and Nigerian Hip-Hop.

The #VirusdaMixtape compilation is produced entirely by GberaTinrin Studios’ in-house producerSt. Buster Keyz and features already established fan favourites such as Phizzle’s “Rewind Your Mind” and Kilt Kranik’s “Wagwan” as well as new gems and future hits like “Over My Body” by DellaMini Yong’s “Looking At Me” and the GberaTinrin Studios posse cut titled “I Am” that are sure to leave your head bopping, your feet moving and your ears certainly enthralled.

We invite you to PRESS PLAY on #VirusdaMixtape, enjoy the music and spread the Virus which is out NOW on iTunes, Amazon and several online retailers. As a teaser, listen to DJ Unbeetable’sAfrobeats mix of #VirusdaMixtape...





NEW VIDEO: P-SQUARE- BEAUTIFUL ONYINYE FT RICK ROSS (REMIX)

Fresh off inking their deal with Universal Music Group in South Africa, the duo of P-Square have taken their musical exploit a notch further by featuring MMG Boss Rick Ross on the remix of Beautiful Onyinye. The flick had Akon and MayD conspicuously appearing all over the visuals. Watch and drop your comment



 Once again P-Square proves to be ahead of the game by this classy video titled "Beautiful Onyinye" featuring the boss himself of Maybach Music Rick Ross. The last we saw of this duo was the video "Chop My Money" featuring Akon, P-Square is really on top of their game.



Monday, June 11, 2012

NEW MUSIC-J BERG-SLOW MOTION



Mid-last year 
Beatbuxx360 Ent's rap recording artiste J -Berg dropped "The BIG CHILL Mixtape" which made a remarkable impact in the Nigerian Hip-hop scene with over a million downloads worldwide.

Today on his birthday, the Beatbuxx360 Samurai is back again with a fresh hot new joint called Slow Motion produced by Str8buttah's XYZ. I must say this is a hot one and this only shows that J-Berg is back and here to stay. Download, listen up and enjoy. 


NEW MUSIC: T.CODE-SHALANGAR



Fuji Hip Hop Crooner, T.CODE aka Mr Metaphor drops another Banging hit single titled SHALANGAR after the success of his last single, "Funky Party" which was produced by ID Cabasa, Shalangar got my head bobbing from the first listen. 


Friday, June 08, 2012

NEW MUSIC: SMULLION-2 MUCH MONEY



Body Shaker Records presents brand new singles from United State based Nigerian artist SMULLION. Smullion is one of Nigeria’s finest producers who has been part of so many productions in the past and has decided to hit the air waves with two self-produced tracks ‘2 MUCH MONEY and MUVIN’ ft rising Nigerian R&B singer TEKNO.  

Listen, Download and Share your Thoughts.


L.A.X -JA YE FT ICE PRINCE (PROD. BY BIANO)




L.A.X is a Nigerian born singer/songwriter in his early 20’s. He started out as a rapper at Turkish International school, Lagos. L.A.X began singing by accident when he was asked to come up with a chorus for an impromptu song, thereafter he went for vocal training.

His music role models are R Kelly, 2Face Idibia and dancehall artistes like Sean Paul, TOK . He started music professionally in 2011 and he is comfortably mixing it with a degree in Human Resources at Salford University in the UK. He intends to release a series of singles with the sole aim of easing himself gradually into the music world. L.A.X is currently signed to M2 Records.


GET FAMILIAR: ANDREW BELLO REVISITS VINTAGE GOSPEL

 

Andrew Bello a.k.a Mr International was born and raised in Nigeria, West Africa. He began singing at the age of 4. He pursued this talent further, honing his craft till the age of 15, and became the lead vocalist of the junior choir at his church back in Nigeria.

As a child, his dream was to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather - '70s music icon Samuel Adeoshun. Adeoshun was a renowned gospel music composer who became one of the first musicians to record African gospel music on vinyl.

Andrew Bello came into the limelight with his first single 'E WA BA MI JO' which was released in 2008, since then he has soared, raising enough buzz to prominence.  With his commitment, unique and inimitable style as well as sultry looks, he is on the verge to become one of the biggest stars emerging from the UK gospel music scene.



His proficient use of the Yoruba language in creating the medieval style hype on tracks is impressive, working with producers Olly Jay, Shabach, Marvin key lyric and Dami Dimention. The songwriter also co-produces the instrumentation used alongside producers.

Andrew Bello camee second runners up at Mr Nigeria Uk 2007 Association of Nigerians. He has also been nominated for the AGMA 2010 and received a BRITAFRQUE award in 2010 for his commitment to young  people through music. Additionally, he has also be awarded with the PGM Award (uk) in 2010 for contributing Towards the Gospel Music.

In 2011, He is currently being managed by Britto's PR/ artist management in the UK.

In march 2012, Andrew launched his album ' Centre Of Attraction'. The album contains songs, 'Bosi center', 'I will praise your name ', 'Omo Jesu' which are growing into hits with Nigerians in the UK.

NEW MUSIC: FAME- FOLLOW YOUR HEART



FAME real names Daniel Ose Atuah is a versatile artiste from the ancient city of Benin. He has been working hard for some time now and producing some good results from his hard work, the recent, being these songs "Follow Your Heart" and "Party Tonight".

Fame who currently has a video for his last single "Arawa" where he teamed up with fellow up and coming artiste E_Breezy and its currently enjoying air plays on Radio and TV stations in Benin City and Nationwide including Soundcity.

He is currently working on the video for "Party Tonight". Listen to these great songs, enjoy and drop a comment!

Thursday, June 07, 2012

AFROBEAT STAR, D'BANJ FEATURES IN KANYE WEST'S MERCY VISUALS

Kanye West debuts Mercy Featuring Pusha T


G.O.O.D Music's Boss Kanye West dropped the visuals for the single Mercy with cameo from 2 Chainz, Big Sean and Pusha T. The video was shot on location in Qatar in a monochromatic parking garage with inspiration obviously derived from  Lamborghini Murcielago (swerve) which has something to do with the title of the song. Afrobeat Master, D'Banj had a cameo role in the video towards the end. The song nonetheless lacked the emotion and hunger Kanye carried through his initial work like My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.



NEW VIDEO: RIZZZ - MONEY MAKER FT MIEKHARRY

Rizzz born Doris Ukwade is an eccentric and passionate female artiste who is bent on making music that would transform lives. Born and bred in Delta, she moved to Lagos in 2003 to pursue a music career. She started with a live band, before she moved on to record her first studio song in 2004. 

A polished female artiste from the several nights in the studio, honing her craft as a singer, Rizzz has released a couple of singles and has shot two videos. She just won the plaque for the best raggae act at the Hype Awards 2012.

She is currently working on her debut album, still untitled...Here’s the visuals of  Money maker, directed by IBen.


Wednesday, June 06, 2012

NEW VIDEO: CHUDDY K-GAGA CRAZY



First to drop was the acapella freestyle back in October 2011, then Chuddy K dominated the airwaves with the release of his monster hit Gaga Crazy in December 2011. The radio friendly single's official video debut today and much credit should be given to AJE Filmworks and the SQN team for the video concept. Gaga Crazy!