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Tems speaks on Grammy win, working with Future, Drake, others

Joy Online 07 Feb 2023
Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, is basking in her Grammy win ... The RCA Records artiste’s part in Future’s hit single ‘Wait For U’ earned her the Grammy award for ‘Best Melodic Rap performance’ ... .@temsbaby on Winning the #Grammy for Best Melodic Rap Performance & working with @1future & @Drake.

Tems Bags Her First Grammy Award

This Day 06 Feb 2023
Tems who featured alongside Drake on Future’s ‘Wait for You’ took home the award for �Best Rap Melodic Performance. The song was also nominated for the Best Rap Song award. Tems now joins Sade Adu, the Nigerian-British singer as the female artists who have taken ...

All Eyes on Burna Boy, Tems, Tobe at Grammys

This Day 05 Feb 2023
The 65th Grammy Awards will be taking place tonight at Los Angeles Arena in the United States and all eyes will be on the Nigerian nominees ... Album of the Year (AOTY) for Beyonce’s ‘Renaissance’; Best Melodic Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for Future’s ‘Wait for U’.

Phyno Features Olamide in New Song

This Day 28 Jan 2023
Ferdinand Ekechukwu ... At the peak of his game, Street-hop star Lil Kesh joined Phyno and Olamide on a hit rap single in which they offer a graphic description of their sexual limits. Phyno started his music career as a producer in 2003 and he is renowned for rapping in the Igbo language. He also combines a bit of Nigerian Pidgin and English ... Raw ... .

Throwing Darts at the Top of the Charts

The Stranger 12 Jan 2023
Drake and Tems, “Wait for U”   Laggard, mewling R&B/rap lite marred by a milquetoast Drake cameo (is there any other kind?). The sample of soulful Nigerian singer Tems's song “Higher” is the only bright spot of this delicate downer.

Tobe Nwigwe, pregnant wife give fiery performance at Black Star Line Festival

Joy Online 09 Jan 2023
Nigerian American rapper Tobe Nwigwe and his wife Martica ‘Fat’ Nwigwe swept many patrons off their feet at the Black Star Line Festival on Friday with their performance ... American rapper of Nigerian descent,@TobeNwigwe tore up the #BlackStarLineFestival with his wife.

Tobe Nwigwe and heavily pregnant wife give fiery performance at Black Star Line Festival

Joy Online 09 Jan 2023
Nigerian American rapper Tobe Nwigwe and his wife Martica ‘Fat’ Nwigwe were a duo whose performance swept many off their feet at the Black Star Line Festival on Friday ... Even six months pregnant, Martica ‘Fat’ Nwigwe was rapping and performing dance routines with squats.

Rap is Not Dead, MI Slams Wizkid

This Day 03 Dec 2022
Rapper, Jude Abaga popularly known as MI, has reacted to comments by Afrobeats star, Wizkid, who said rap music was dead ... Reacting to the remark, MI, one of the pioneers of Nigerian rap, stated that while most rappers had not gained popularity, the hip-hop scene was looking promising at the moment ... “Point is that rap is on the rise!” he declared.

PsychoYP releases 500 fan passports on his flight to international stardom

Music News 30 Nov 2022
The Nigerian rap star, whose real name is Nicholas Ihua-Maduenyi, has made the passports available on the Web3 music marketplace TokenTraxx ... The 23-year-old rapper was born and raised in Abuja and has a diverse sound that cuts across Trap, Rap, UK Grime, UK Drill and Hip-Hop ... PsychoYP said ... Village is exciting. So let's run it up." ... .

All Your 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' Questions Answered

The Post and Courier 11 Nov 2022
Sadly, Chadwick Boseman passed away in 2020, forcing the studio to quickly change plans for the sequel ... Wakanda Forever teaser trailer is set to a cover of Bob Marley and the Wailers' "No Woman No Cry" by Nigerian artist Tems. It is remixed into "Alright" by Kendrick Lamar and very poignantly ends with Lamar rapping the lyrics, "When I wake up.".

Rema: ‘Afrobeats is going to countries that we have never charted before’

The Observer 07 Nov 2022
The Nigerian artist is making an appearance at a pop-up for London brand Places + Faces to promote a recent clothing collaboration ...It’s like an artist trying to blow up in Nigeria – you got to work with Nigerian artists ... “I don’t understand why Nigerians are not talking [about him].

Voya Financial marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month with third annual concert featuring singer Mandy ...

Maryville Daily Forum 19 Oct 2022
... including Paul Gavin, a drummer, who has severe asthma; Nigerian-born singer-songwriter Blessing Offor, who is blind; WarrenWawaSnipe, a rap artist who is deaf; and John Bramblitt, a muralist who is blind and known for the bright colors he uses to create modern pop art.

FLOHIO – ‘Out Of Heart’ review: a promising yet unpolished electro-rap debut

NME 07 Oct 2022
FLOHIO comes across like a breath of fresh air in the otherwise bass and distortion-dominated rap world of 2022. For one thing, on the Nigerian-born, south London-based rapper’s debut album ‘Out Of Heart’, she delves deeper into the house and electronic sounds she so enthused to NME about in 2020.

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