April 25, 2017

Review Category : MUSIC

LISTEN: Raheem DeVahaughn previews steamy LP “A Place Called Loveland”

American R&B crooner Raheem DeVaughn explains his forthcoming LP “A Place Called Loveland” and previews snippets of the project for fans on the mixtape embedded below. If you are not already a fan of DeVaughn, a.k.a. the love king, rectify that and become one now. This preview promises an absolutely steamy set of love songs, something fans know to expect from the hitmaker. Tracks previewed include “Ridiculous”, his latest single written by Ne-Yo and “Maker of Love” featuring Boney James. DeVaughn’s forthcoming LP, A Place Called Loveland, will be available on iTunes by September 3rd. To listen to more tracks ...

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Ego gives soul-stirring performance of “Bia Nulu”

Ndani sessions this week is featuring talented vocalist Ego Ihenacho, who gives a beautiful rendition of her hit song “Bia Nulu”. The song is performed in the Igbo language and its title, “Bia Nulu” means “come”. It is a gospel song that glorifies the power of God the creator over other powers (that’s our rough translation of the song). Ego, who honed her skills as a singer and performer under the tutelage of the legendary Lagbaja, went solo only in recent years. But she possesses such raw talent that we could hardly dub her a novice. It’s a brilliant performance. ...

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Wande Coal reportedly leaving Mavin Records? (Plus his new single “Kilaju”)

The rumors are afoot that Nigerian entertainer Wande Coal may be cutting ties with his record label Mavin Records. Wande, who forms one of the core four Nigerian performers signed to Don Jazzy‘s recently formed label, is said to be leaving Mavin Records in favor of his own record label Black Diamond Entertainment. Neither side has confirmed the report, but Wande Coal’s new single “Kilaju” released today was telling. He released the track under his Black Diamond Entertainment logo and Mavin Records logo was missing from the official cover art. Don Jazzy also made no mention of Wande’s new single ...

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Jermaine Jackson impressed with P-Square tribute to Michael Jackson (WATCH)

Jermaine Jackson, brother of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson, is a fan of Nigerian duo P-Square. In the video clip below, Mr. Jackson showered praise on the “Alingo” performers who paid a tribute to his brother in their latest music video “Personally”. He described the brothers as “phenomenal”, adding that “they are absolutely sensational”. “The showmanship, the singing, the dancing, I was really, really knocked out.” The Jackson brother said the singing brothers reminded him of “the Jackson 5 when we first started out”. High praise indeed! P-Square, brothers Peter and Paul Okoye, have always had a bit ...

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Shout out to the “African in New York”! New music from Blitz the Ambassador

In his latest track, Blitz The Ambassador tells the real, nitty gritty story of the “African In New York”. He tells the story of the African migrant hustlers, from Nigeria, Algeria, Ghana to Senegal, rocking our “fly accent” and pursuing model/dancer/dollar cab dreams. He intros the track with a sound byte from Eddie Murphy‘s 1988 classic film Coming to America and samples from Jay Z‘s track “99 problems“. Blitz uses real in-studio instrumentation, which he produced himself and tops it off with excellent lyrics. This is music you should be listening to. Check it out below: ...

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Joss Stone – “The Love We Had (Stays On My Mind)”

Brilliant British songstress Joss Stone has released her official music video for her latest single “The Love We Had (Stays on my Mind)“. The song is off the Grammy Award winner’s acclaimed album “The Soul Sessions Volume 2″. The single was originally released in 1971 by R&B group The Dells. Stone brings her own soulful touch to the song and her version has been praised by the band, the Telegraph reported. ...

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Music Video: Yemi Alade with “Bamboo”

Effyzzie Entertainment recording artist Yemi Alade has released the music video for her latest single “Bamboo”. Directed by Frames and produced by Fliptyce, it is the singer’s third major single. We first heard from her in 2010 when she released her debut single, “Fimisile”, featuring eLDee, followed by “Ghen Ghen Love” in December 2012. Both have been very well received and this time she isn’t waiting too long to release another single. This latest pop offering should garner some attention for the young artist as well. The lyrics are rather simple – singing about a love that is sweet as ...

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16-year old WondaGurl, Ebony Oshunrinde, gets producer credit on Jay-Z’s Magna Carta album

Meet WondaGurl. When she isn’t producing beats for rap mogul Jay-Z, the 16-year old Grade 11 student at Chinguacousy Secondary School is catching up on some school work. Ebony Oshunrinde, a budding producer whose work is set to feature in Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail, has said being a producer on the critically acclaimed album is a “really good feeling.” She is the youngest to have a production credit on the album, with her beat featured on the track “Crown”. The young beat maker has said she hopes to inspire her mates. “Anybody can be successful. It doesn’t matter where ...

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