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Falz This Is Nigeria

Falz declares ‘This is Nigeria’ in stunning Childish Gambino tribute

by Editor | 28th May 2018

If a single track can be said to have defined 2018 so far, it’s ‘This Is America’ by Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino. However, as with any cultural phenomenon, its success has bred several often-misguided attempts to pay tribute the original. Fortunately, thanks to Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana we now have a version that manages to […]

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shunaji

Shunaji’s beats throw back to 90s hip hop while adding something new

by Editor | 16th April 2018

Lagos-born, Rome-raised and London based MC Shunaji has produced and written music under many names, such as Princess Solo, Sick Ranchez, Yagalle Molasse, Ratz Medina and Cobra Roza. She recently released the demo “Welcome” under the moniker Shunaji, coinciding with two shows in London where she opened for GRRRL and Bahamadia. Her beats are a mix […]

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show dem camp

How Show Dem Camp will fix your Monday morning

by Editor | 9th April 2018

Show Dem Camp is a Nigerian hip hop duo born from the union of rappers Ghost and Tec after returning from UK. Last summer they released Palm Wine Music Vol. 1, an EP filled with immediately feel-good anthems. Known as maringa in Sierra Leone, palm-wine is a West African music genre that blends Portuguese guitars […]

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Falz This Is Nigeria

Falz declares ‘This is Nigeria’ in stunning Childish Gambino tribute

by Editor | 28th May 2018

If a single track can be said to have defined 2018 so far, it’s ‘This Is America’ by Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino. However, as with any cultural phenomenon, its success has bred several often-misguided attempts to pay tribute the original. Fortunately, thanks to Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana we now have a version that manages to […]

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How smartphones facilitate the Nigerian music scene

by Editor | 18th August 2016

The Guardian recently reported from the heart of the rising Nigerian music scene, and its success with utilising social media. Thanks to a quickening access to SIM cards, data, and smart phones, the independent Nigerian music scene is fnding creative …

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