As Nigerians, we like to bang on about the ‘immaterial nature’ of lyrics in a society that prioritizes dance tracks and ‘lamba’...

He is a producer who released his first project in 2000. Even if that album’s title became public knowledge, you would have to walk a mile on hot...

Asides that, he has released ‘Beginning,’ which is also on its way to becoming a ‘hit.’ While this writer has his reservations...

2015 was the year many first recognized and admitted his talent – for some, it’s been longer, but not until 2018 did the wider market recognize...

For a lot of people who fell in love with his music and that of his Abuja-bred brothers like IMTJ, Zilla Oaks, Kuddi Is Dead, Denzel Oaks, Ayuu and so...

When she raps, she doesn’t sound grimy and hard. Instead, she sounds like a more refined version of British rap legend, MIA. From the first listen,...

It’s both substantial and humble. It also underlines the story behind this project – a co-sign and show of love. Vader is the young rapper...

To be fair, this has been the best year of his career. As much as albums have now become of limited importance to Nigerian artists who can keep living...

To many, he left after that, but he never did. In 2016, he released ‘Wetin Dey’ which had a remix with Davido. He kept hustling, but it didn’t...

These lessons – in acting and directing – were put to good use by Nouah, who directed and took on the role of the powerful yet flamboyant villain,...

He was articulate, thoughtful and calm. He picked his words carefully, and when it came time to discuss similarities of his then-new song, ‘Shut...

In quite the same fashion that the one naira note has been unfashionably relegated out of public consciousness, the history of the man whose face adorns...

They love him, he knows it – that’s his television. The stage represents his furniture, the props are served by instruments and his music...

Sometimes, music also takes the form of water; at its calmest, it is a conveyor of peace and happiness. But at its most chaotic, it creates boundless energy...

In 2008, I was in my first year of University, studying Law. I was as cynical and hard to impress then as I was three years ago. I have since matured,...

In the early months of 2017, I was driving in Akure, Ondo State when a friend called me to rave about Teni’s new song titled, ‘Amen.’ I had to park...

When you talk about Hip-Hop, there’s lower appreciation for spitters of local lect and creole. Yet, spitters in local language or creole almost always...

You might not know her, but some people do. She came onto this writer’s radar in 2017. Since then, she has waxed stronger and released music with...

A listening party was held a night prior to its release. Rema had been working on the EP for a few weeks. It is his third in six months. The first two...

Here is a review of the EP; Ma Cherie Coco ]]> A ‘wash’ dancehall song with good strings that idolizes an unnamed woman. Its lyrics aren’t really...

As an Igbo boy born in Yaba, he’s a cash crop of two seeds. Most people knew him when a remix of his infectious bop, ‘Gbese’ featured Zlatan, Chinko...

At the time, it was just available for streaming on Boomplay. She tells Pulse about the making, conception, idea and execution of the EP. Two days prior,...

He’s not just a super-talented artist, he’s a brilliant producer as well. Some of your favourite sounds were produced by CKay. While he’s not as...

On August 2, 2019, he released dnt’dlt, his third project in three years. The first was ‘Honest Conversations EP’ which was released in 2016, the...

When he won it, Tersoo Abagu said, “Ibadan has finally got a worthy torchbearer, in Vader.” Amongst his fans is M.I. Abaga who recently called him...