Latest News for: Nigerian rap


Beyonc� Is Citing Her Sources on Cowboy Carter

New York Magazine 29 Mar 2024
Raised in Fairfax, Virginia by Nigerian parents, his music has been categorized as hip-hop/rap — but particularly in his second album, the country influence on his sound is unmistakable.

Pappisman pioneers Trap Sound in Nigerian Hip-Hop Scene

This Day 29 Feb 2024
... Timinindu Freeborn, widely known by his stage name Pappisman, has been making waves in the Nigerian hip-hop scene with his unique fusion of trap sound and rap.

Nicki Minaj, Doja Cat, 21 Savage, J Hus to headline Wireless Festival

Music News 29 Jan 2024
... Nigerian artist Shallipopi, genre-bending musician Teezo Touchdown, Detroit rap enigma Veeze, forward-thinking, 90s rap influenced star Strandz and visionary producer and vocalist Ragz Originale.

Mazbou Q - the rap scientist breaking down hip-hop

RNZ 26 Jan 2024
Mazbou Q, aka The Rap Scientist, was a two-year-old when he moved to New Zealand with his Nigerian parents who'd been living in Liverpool for 10 years ... And then I was doing this rap teaching as well ... Rap science from Mazbou Q..

Listen to Skepta, Idris Elba and Odumodublvck join forces on ‘Jangrova’

NME 20 Jan 2024
Released yesterday (January 19), ‘Jangrova’ sees Skepta, Idris Elba and Odumodublvck rap in English and Nigerian Pidgin ... GRM Daily reported that it will follow the story of a Nigerian ...

No One Sounds Like Tems

New York Magazine 16 Jan 2024
... her a cult following from fans who began calling themselves “Rebel Gang.” Wale Davies, who forms one-half of the Nigerian rap duo Show Dem Camp, sent her a DM on Instagram and soon became her manager.

Jasën Blu Blazes to the 2023 Finishing Line with “Blufunk” Remix

This Day 21 Dec 2023
Having had a pretty busy calendar year in music and film, multi-talented Nigerian singer-songwriter, record producer and composer Jasën Blu emphatically rounds off 2023 with the release of a fiery ...

Digging up rap’s roots: How African rhythms birthed American hip-hop

CNN 15 Dec 2023
“Rap is fundamentally based on vocal styling, based on call-and-response, which is the foundation of all Black ... Junior and Pretty were among the first Nigerians to commercially release rap music.

AFCON 2023: Dates, fixtures, squads, stadiums and everything you need to know

FourFourTwo 15 Dec 2023
Where will AFCON 2023 take place?. Which country is hosting AFCON 2023? ... January 13 ... The official song is a fusion of afrobeat, rap and zouglou, featuring Nigerian artist Yemi Alade, Egyptian rapper Mohamed Ramadan and Ivorian music band Magic System.

Dubai: Tale of a ‘Dangerous’ Beauty 

This Day 03 Dec 2023
In the thinking of many, these and more could be part of the attractions driving some affluent Nigerians towards this ‘paradise on earth’ ... Many would recall in 2014 how two Nigerian students were killed in the city within one year. .

Nigerian rapper Oladips dies, aged 28

NME 15 Nov 2023
Born in Ogun State in southwestern Nigeria, Oladips rose to fame by winning a rap competition called “The King Is Here’, in which the winners would feature with acclaimed Nigerian musician D’banj on a song.

Deep Cuts: Viral Wreckage By Aunty Rayzor

The Quietus 14 Sep 2023
Soon, Nigerian rap artist Aunty Rayzor and Ugandan MC Yallah are dancing in front of the camera ... She demonstrates her power and dexterity whether rapping over raw Nigerian club beats or elegant and expensive sounding instrumentals.

Hip-hop at 50: MI, Vector, other Nigerian rappers keep lights on

Business Day Online 18 Aug 2023
... a distinctively African sound, the Nigerian rap music scene has evolved immensely.

G’aza Treads A Fresh And Edgy Lane With Sabi Dem

This Day 15 Jul 2023
... beat and authentic Nigerian street slang. Although rap in Nigeria is still largely seen as uncommercial, G’aza’s “Sabi Dem (I’m Trying) reminds us that its evolution is something to be celebrated.

Excitement as Second Edition of TomTom ‘Breathe for It’ Summit Holds in Jos

This Day 14 Jun 2023
Rap and Afrobeat’ and was attended by hundreds of young creatives from Plateau and neighbouring states ... Rap and Afro Beats” was carefully chosen to recognise the giant strides of Nigerian Rap and Afrobeats artistes around the world.”.