Artistes in Focus

Afrobeat is s not just Nigerian music. It is an African’s genre of good music. So, this episode of Artistes in Focus features Ghanaian’s Amaarae and our very own Oxlade. Amaarae Ama Serwah Genfi, is a 26 year old  Ghanaian-American gem. She is a singer, songwriter,producer, and engineer. Amaarae spent her early days in New York,…

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Struggles of an Upcoming Artiste

It is naturally hard for people to accept something new. Humans, subconsciously or unsubconsciously tend to get comfortable with a particular thing, routine or sound. There is always that hesitation to give change a chance, and we can’t really blame them. After all, it is said, “The devil you know, is better than the angel you don’t know.”  This is…

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A crunch of Afro-reggae

In Africa, especially the south in Nigeria, the earliest form of music was the Oba’s eulogist and the town criers. They always had a way with rhymes, the beat and the pattern. Reggae, being a trendsetter in it’s own right is a beautiful genre of music that flows with rhymes and patterns. The genre originated from Jamaica. It is a fusion of…

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Artistes in Focus

Understandably, most people will record 2020 as the worst year ever.There was COVID-19 outbreak, SARS brutality, protests and massacres , ASUU strike and other disheartening events. But maybe this year was not really bad after all. This year, the music industry has been a gift to us. With the release of amazing albums, and the recognition of amazing musicians. Today…

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The soul is Afro

There are different genres of songs for different moods. Before now, we have been accustomed to only  hip-hop,reggae,highlife, fuji and some evergreen rendations that were more of a happy mood kind of songs. Typically tagged the “dance away your sorrow” kind of music. Also, some of the songs were revolutionary and used to stir up the consciousness of the masses , lampoon the government, amongst others. Soon, young people started to consume more foreign…

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It’s Afrobeat…

Hey, let’s talk about music, I mean, why not? When I talk about music, I like to express it in a different way. Music is fun, happiness, sadness, laughter; music is life. It is more than just a window to the soul and should be described in a better way. So, how should we describe…

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