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Olawale’s ‘My Darling’ and a thousand cuddle thoughts

Let me just say: Everyone, I mean every single person I know who is like me and watches reality TV and follows shows like Project Fame West Africa and watched Season Six and knows Olawale, the winner of that season… yes, everyone in this category was disappointed. Highly. Dude left the show with the highest […]

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Of Wande, genius and a slippery thing.

In the midst of the noise, good or bad, that rocks our clubs and bars and car stereos, there is that occasional voice that emerges like a phoenix, the one that doesn’t just move your legs but stirs your heart, irrespective of what it is on about. There is that occasional voice that you listen […]

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Darey: When The Slow Blows

I recently had an interesting conversation about how Soul and RnB and generally slow-songs-singing musicians in Nigeria hardly ever ‘blow’. Blow, in this context, would mean maintain a long-term relevance on the music scene for their art. They could blow because they’re exceedingly petty and cause trouble on social media; they could because they have […]

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Mama Oyoyo

I love the Peak milk ad. It goes without saying; the average person should love that ad. Even if you didn’t know that the lady with the nightingale voice was Yemi Alade, or that the guy who remixed the childhood poem ‘Who sat and watched my infant head…’ was Iyanya, you’d still love the ad, […]

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We Write Songs (a short story)

We write sweet songs here. Business isn’t moving as it should; most singers believe they are the best songwriters. Nobody wants to pay to get a good song. But we write songs here. Still. Songwriting is all I can do. I know this ‘cause I have tried other things. School was some bad joke; it […]

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#001: WE ARE AFRICA by RUBUNU (REVIEW)

We kick off this feature with a song by Rubunu. Yes, you probably didn’t get the memo, but Debbie of the  Projectfame cycle 7 fame adopted the stage name RUBUNU (and I have absolutely no idea what that means). The 23-year-old did a Christmas collaboration with former house-mate Ugo before finally dropping the single up […]

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Song Reviews (New feature)

Hello beautiful people, Thank you so much for all the visits, likes and feed backs you have given over time on this blog. The major purpose of this platform is to express, and how boring that’d have been if it was only a one-way thing! Thank you, you know I value you. Yes you! And […]

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