Articles tagged with: Nigeria
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Str8buttah’s Teck-Zilla recruits Hustle Inc’s AQ for this hard hitting dub-step/trap infused banger titled ‘Don’t Sleep’. This single is a wake up call for everyone that ever disbelieved. Don’t Sleep is taken off Teck-Zilla’s upcoming full length compilation which will feature artistes from Nigeria,US and Canada. Expect a few guest surprises and a very special single dropping in the coming weeks as Teck-Zilla heads to Nigeria for the home coming tour in the city of Lagos!
Soundcloud link: https://soundcloud.com/teck-zilla/dont-sleep
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BullsEye Television is a Web Series created to cater to the demand for more purposeful exposure on the Nigerian Entertainment industry. Created by partners Media Sounds NG & Mirror Man Media UK, BullsEye offers a somewhat introspective perspective on Nigerian Arts & Culture through refreshingly honest and laid back interviews.
This is Part One of our premiere interview where we meet up with UK Based Yoruba Female Rapper Oluwatipsy. Here she touches her humble Rise, foray into Music, her discovery by JJC Skillz & why she parted ways with Big Boyz Entertainment. Its the …
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“STRICTLY” is the lead single from “The Brilliant EP” by Nigerian rap artist, BREIS (breeze). “Strictly” was produced by BREIS and Leroy Brown and is an Afrobeat flavoured single featuring the sweet Zimbabwean vocals of Eska Mtungwazi. Eska’s lush melodies and BREIS’ raw delivery sound brilliant together on this Hip Hop – Afro beat fusion. The Brilliant EP will be available digitally on March 25.
“This one is for Africa and the Diaspora,” says BREIS. “It’s for those that positively contribute to society but are ignored or unseen. I’m saluting them …
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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”. Produced by Ty Magic himself and featuring Chris Strings on vocals, “Feel My Parole” is an excellent return to form by the man who brought us the futuristic “Blackberry Pin” in 2009 and is sure to place TY Magic firmly back on the road to super stardom.
Terry Tha Rapman (born Joe Spasm) is nothing but a veteran as far as Nigerian Hip-hop is concerned, having started out in 2000 with the Swat Roots Collective ( Six Foot Plus , Mista Baron , elDee XL , Mode9 and Jiddah ). From his base in Abuja, he released his debut album Tha Rapmanifestation on Payback Tyme Records . The album received little or no press, airplay or recognition, which led to low sales and virtually unknown status. Payback Tyme records broke up, leaving each crew member to himself.
Sounds of Africa and Naija Top Ten are two separate radio programmes on UNILAG 103.1 FM in Lagos, Nigeria. The station is the first and only university radio station in Nigeria at the moment, owned by University of Lagos. It is being received loud and clear by 10 million radio listeners in Lagos, Nigeria.
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The Green October Project Volume I is the brainchild of Harrison “Harry Baba “ Nwozo Jr., President and CEO of the Maryland based promotions and marketing company Tribe X Entertainment, LLC. The mission of The Green October Project is to showcase the arts and talents of local Nigerian Hip Hop artists in the USA. The Volume I compilation focuses on several Nigerian Hip Hop artists living in or around the Washington DC Metropolitan area. The Green October Project Volume I artists are: Madarocka, Pa J, SKI, Stevano U.G.O, Lil’ Ayo, Shoboy, Tolumide, Big Lu, Damask, Banky, Amplifyd, China Okasi, and Abiodun Koya.
U.K Female Hip-hop star and one time Mobo award winner for best hip-hop act, Dj and Presenter for Choice FM 96.9/101.1 London will be joining De Indispensables on a 5 state tour in Nigeria. The two acts who also have a song together on De Indispensables debut Press On LP titled ‘’AM SORRY REMIX’’ will be shooting a video for the track which is one of the killer cuts on the album.
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“Hi, do you trust Nigerians, the kind of people who are rugged and resilient, shady like Sicilians?” In the opening track ’I am a Nigerian’ Terry tha Rapman from Lagos shares his daily life experience quoting a song by one of his favourite rappers from the US: “I buy fake designer clothes from Aba, you wanna try? Who needs Calvin Klein, when you got Oko Klien? My shoes are dead from trekking, I`m close to stealing yours and exchanging your designer boxers with my stinking drawers. So tell me, am I dead or alive? I can barely decide, so many times I contemplated suicide …“.
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Roots Reggae and Dancehall gives the first insight into the new exciting Reggae Dancehall movement happening all over Africa right now. So far only two Reggae artists from Africa have had real international success: Lucky Dube and Alpha Blondy. A new generation has long arrived, but while many of these artists are superstars at home and regularly at the top of their local charts, this compilation is the first chance for most of them to present their music to an international audience. The compilation comes out on May 15th and features two songs from South Africa namely “African” by H20 feat. Zubz and “Gatyeni” by Teba. Read on for more info and tracklisting…
Nigerian-born, London-based JJC, frontman of Afropean hip-hop outfit JJC & 419 Squad and producer to UK R’n’B stars Jamelia, Liberty X, Big Brovaz and Lemar, looks at the rise and rise of African hip-hop in this four-part documentary, Afropop from Wednesday, 2 November 2005 on BBC 1Xtra, broadcast as part of the TXU programme, 2 – 4pm GMT…
The hottest ticket in Nigeria’s party calendar takes place in Lagos on Friday 14 October 2005 when MTV base LIVE! Nigeria – the pan-African party tour from music channel MTV base & Nokia – hits town! The Nigerian leg of the pan-African tour, which has already hit the best clubs and spots in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, will feature one of the UK’s best DJs hot from the London club scene, DJ Big Ted and several of Nigeria’s best including DJ Fresh Waves, DJ Jimmy Jatt and DJ Humility. This exclusive party-night will also feature guest performances by Pras Michel, US hip-hop star and member of the 90s superstar group THE FUGEES, and the Fugees’ own DJ, DJ Leon, alongside Nigerian chart-authorities Asa, Jazzman and P-Square. Sponsored by Nokia, MTV base LIVE! Nigeria promises to be the hottest must-be-seen-at party this time of year in Lagos!
Nigeria’s 2-FACE Idibia, South Africa’s Zamajobe, DRC’s Kaysha, Kenya’s Kleptomaniax and Angola’s 02 are to add to their catalogue of triumphs by representing their countries at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2005 in Lisbon on 3 November 2005. The five acts are the first ever African artists to be nominated for the title of ‘Best African Act’ – the very first time MTV anywhere in the world has created an African ‘gong’ for one of its Awards ceremonies.
RadioPalmwine.com™ is a public community radio program, arts and cultural web site. It’s also an international musical archive for Nigerians and Africans in the Diaspora playing Afro-beat Fuji Gospel Highlife Juju and Makossa music live 24/7. RadioPalmwine.com™ also has an artist section and record promotion for new and upcoming artists where artists can upload their songs, sell CD’s T-shirts etc and where listeners can download new artist mp3. You can also make live request of songs in the playlist which will be played immediately in realtime. Check us out now on www.radiopalmwine.com