COBHAMS: BECAUSE I HATE BOOSIT

When you have a blend of an insanely creative producer/songwriter like Cobhams with a crazily hilarious rapper like Falz, what you get is just a Boosit. Simple. I was going about my business amidst the bustles of Port Harcourt when Boosit came on the radio. I kept trying to figure out who it was that […]

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Bondo: Just say you love me.

  I have seen the really terrible cringe/barf-worthy music types from Nigerian artistes. I’ve heard songs that have made me want to bury my music player forever and just move to Venus and live there the rest of my life; songs that make me want to find the artistes and register an impactful knock right […]

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The Vow: Timi Dakolo Dazzles

When Timi won the maiden season of Idols West Africa, and then Omawunmi, the second runner-up, began to shine, and then people began to talk in whispers about how Omawumi should have won and not Timi, and then Timi began to sing some kain songs that just didn’t gel with Naija, and then folks began […]

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Soldier: More than a music video.

‘Soldier go,  Soldier come, Soldier do wetin you want…’ This soldier can come and go as he pleases, biko. If you’d seen the stupid grin that played on my face as I watched this video ehn, you’d have given me a hot slap to set me straight. It’s that type of grin you cannot help. The […]

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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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Part of me (Review)

Telemundo: The new opium for African women. Or women. Just women. Even the creators know, (and those of Zee World TV), that shows like that would attract the attention of more women than men. Women are emotional and more relationship oriented, so it’s easier for them to relate to stories about love and the troubles […]

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Project fame, claims and games (III)

How did I forget the talented mix of beauty and brains that is Tejiri? Someone says she flaunts her achievements in our faces. I say it isn’t beans to finish with a first class in Electrical Electronics Engineering. As a girl, sometimes you’re underestimated, told what you can and can’t do. To see yourself as […]

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