New Music Alert! Kings Music Records Boss Alikiba premieres visuals for his recently released song “Mwambie Sina” featuring King’s Music signees Cheed, K2ga and Killy. Ali Saleh Kiba popularly known as Alikiba (born in 1986), is a Tanzanian recording artist, and singer-songwriter. He broke into the Dar es Salaam music circuit with the release of his …
WATCH Banky W’s TEDxLagos Talk on Making Your Voice count in your Community » Naijaturnup
Nigerian music star and actor Olubankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W took the stage at the recently held TEDxLagos as he spoke on issues really touching the heart of Nigeria and Nigerians as the 2019 elections draw nearer.
The Empire Mates Entertainment honcho who has ruled the music scene in Nigeria and Africa for years turns to the youths in the country as he urges them to take more active roles in nation building.
Banky W, who had a successful skin cancer surgery on his shoulder last year in the US also mentioned how there is no world-standard health institution in Nigeria.
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The multiple award-winning singer emphasised that in order to change the status quo of the nation’s polity, the first step is to register to vote as he reminded the audience that “power belongs to the people.”
The co-star of the blockbuster 2016 movie, The Wedding Party then outlined some other areas that individuals can contribute and make positive changes in the country.
Watch the full video below and let us know what you think in the comment section.
Tresor – Silale ft. The Soil » Naijaturnup
South African music star Tresor is really an exceptional artiste and once more, we are reminded of that as he brings a refreshing new song titled “Silale”. He scores the feature of South African acapella group The Soil on this track.
Tresor Riziki, born in the Democratic Republic of Congo but now based in South Africa has been a music icon worthy of celebration with the incredible talent he’s got and how he has been using it to promote good music.
Just last year, he released the album The Beautiful Madness to critical acclaim with hit songs like “Remedy”, “Speed of Sound” on which he featured Da Capo and “Never Give Up” with Shotgun Fakes making their rounds for weeks on end.
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The multiple award-winning music star is set to release a new album tagged Nostalgia on January 25, 2019, and “Silale” is coming as the first single of that body of work, which is expected to be bigger and better than any of Tresor’s previous projects.
And, with influences such as Fela Kuti, Chicco Twala, and Brenda Fassie, it is little wonder that Tresor’s songs have stayed true to being an African voice.
Together with The Soil, he makes “Silale” a complete music, relaxing and totally soul-tugging.
To enjoy “Silale”, simply stream, download and share your thoughts with us in the comment section below.
Patapaa – There Is Nothing Ft. Sista Afia » Naijaturnup
One of Ghana’s Finest, Patapaa is back on the grind with his recently released single “There is Nothing” featuring Ace Kandi Record’s Sista Afia produced by WillisBeatz.
2018 has been quite the journey for Patapaa as he thrills us with good music which earned him a nomination for the 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. He also bagged the Most Popular Song award at the 3Music awards this year.
The “One hit” crooner has been on a winning streak this year especially after being selected to perform at the 2018 Ghana Meets Naija Concert, alongside notable artistes like Stonebwoy, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid.
Recently, the rumour mill has been connecting Patapaa to a Zylofon Media. Although, he states that he would gladly accept a deal if offered, Patapaa still remains an independent artiste.
Justice Amoah famously known as Patapaa is a Ghanaian hiplife musician. Although his career began years ago, Patapaa plunged into stardom with his hit song “One Corner” and dance in 2017.
Patapaa is well known for hit songs and notable collaborations like “EbeyeYie”, Article Wan’s “That Thing” featuring Patapaa, “One Perma” featuring Medikal and DJ Lord’s “Is Like” featuring M.O.G Beatz and Patapaa.
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“Champion Atta” crooner, Sista Afia has had us swooning through 2018 with “Slay Queen” and her features on Braa Kwame‘s “Debiaa” and Kofi Mante’s “Odo Frofro”.
Francesca Duncan Williams, better known by her stage name Sista Afia is a Ghanaian highlife and afrobeat artist. After years spent abroad, she returned to Ghana in 2015 to pursue a music career.
Sista Afia plunged into the limelight with the release of her single “Jeje”, which features dancehall artist Shatta Wale and Afezi Perry.
She is very popular for songs like “Yiwani”, “Kofi”, “Jeje” featuring Shatta Wale and “Bokoorr” featuring Medikal. Patapaa and Sista Afia exceed expectations on this one and we advice you to jump on this right away.
To enjoy, download or stream now and feel free to drop your comments in the comments section.
Drey Beatz – Amazing » Naijaturnup
New Music Alert! Nigerian Record producer, Drey Beat refreshes our playlist with his recently released single, “Amazing” and we are excited about it.
While we were still dancing to the beat of Bharry Jay’s “Don Pablo”, a Drey Beat-produced tune, the legendary beatmaker has us dancing in circles with this new one “Amazing”.
Daniel Grey Leonge popularly known as Drey Beatz, is a Nigerian Record producer, singer and songwriter from the Oil City of Warri.
Notable for his rhythmic and heavy drum patterns, Drey Beatz’ production style is rooted in a fusion of reggae, afrobeats with Moombahton and Hip-Hop elements.
In 2014, Drey Beatz made his debut into the Nigerian Music Circuit with the release of Skales’ hit single “Obi. The song which was well received was a collaborative effort between Drey Beatz and Skales.
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Over the years, he has built his brand in the industry amassing several awards including the Scream All Youths Award for Favourite Music Producer in 2015.
Drey Beatz has produced and collaborated with several notable artistes including DJ Kool Jay’s “Give It 2 Dem“ ft. Victoria Kimani, “Life” ft. Patoranking, Victoria Kimani’s “China Love” ft Rock City, Tuice’s “TMG (Tomorrow Must Good)”, “Ngozi” ft Victoria Kimani & Ice Prince among others.
“Amazing” is hopefully the first of many soon to be released solo projects by Drey Beatz and as usual, he doesn’t disappoint on this new joint and hey, feel free to start listening right away.
To enjoy, stream or stream right here and feel free to drop your comments in the comments section.
Mr Nana – Vero Ft. Dully Sykes » Naijaturnup
Music genius Mr Nana drops his highly anticipated single “Vero” enlisting Bongo-flava legend Dully Skyes produced by KGT.
The fast emerging artiste is on a streak this year delighting us with back to back hit songs like “Nilonae” and “Sinenepi” which he released in March. He also dropped his massive single “Hangover” in May.
Mr Nana is a Tanzanian songwriter and bongo flava musician signed to Makopakopa Records.
Collaborator, Dully Sykes made waves across the African continent in September when he released his hit single “Kadamshi” featuring music superstar Harmonize.
He is no stranger to controversy after being accused of using pepper spray at a concert after having an argument with the boyfriend of a girl he was flirting with.
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In 2001, Dully Sykes received criticism for his lyrical content in his most controversial song “Nyambiz” which tells a story of a sexual experience with a very voluptuous woman.
Tanzanian based Abdul Sykes famously known as Dully Sykes or Mr Misifa/Mr Chicks is regarded as the founder of the bongo flava genre.
Walking in the footsteps of his father Ebby Sykes, a “Manu Dibango-type artist”, the serial hit maker has numerous bongo anthems like “Julieta”, “Salome”, “Historia ya Kweli” “Bijou” and “Kupenda” under his belt.
Dully Skyes has featured in various hit singles by industry heavyweights like Man X’s “Nimechezea Bahati” and P-Funk’s “Please Forgive Me”.
“Vero” is the definition of a perfect collaboration and it packs the unmatched tune of the bongo flava and we have a feeling that it will be around for long. You should get on it right away.
To enjoy listen and download. Don’t forget to leave your thoughts in our comment section.
Teego – Lagos » Naijaturnup
Nigeria’s next rated act and Konvest Music Records artiste, Teego comes through with his highly anticipated street anthem “Lagos“.
The upcoming visuals of Teego‘s self produced single “Lagos” is directed by Unlimited LA and has a special cameo appearance from Ime Bishop Umoh famously known as Okon Lagos.
The fast rising star dropped his sensational hit single “Fever” in July 2018 which became a massive hit catching the attention of music lovers across Nigeria.
Teego made waves in February this year with his viral hit single “Skolombo” , when he announced he was giving out one million Naira to fans who could create a unique dance or Lip Sync to the song.
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ThankGod Omori famously known as Teego is a Nigerian based producer, Afrobeat, dancehall and high life performing artiste currently signed to Konvest Music Records, a record label based in Nigeria and Texas, USA.
The multi talented beatmaker has produced various highly successful singles like “Coded” by Skallah Skallito, “Nobody” by Candid, “Love Wantintin” by Merlibrown and “Calabar Swag” by Ice Boxx.
“Lagos“ is a street anthem dedicated to hustlers searching for greener pastures and we expect it to catch on really fast. You should listen right away.
To enjoy, stream and download here. Don’t forget to leave your thoughts in our comment section.
Chanda Mbao – The Bigger Wave ft. Da L.E.S, Laylizzy & Scott » Naijaturnup
Zambian Star Emcee, Chanda Mbao sets the bar with his recently released single titled “The bigger wave” featuring Da L.E.S, Laylizzy and Scott.
Champion Emcee, Chanda Mbao more than made his mark in the industry with the viral “Wave” featuring the Nightingale Scott in 2017.
The hit single “Wave” spread across Africa like wildfire showcasing Chanda Mbao’s lyrical ingenuity and Scott‘s platinum vocals on the hook.
Chanda Mbao is a US based tri-lingual rapper. The former investment banker having been influenced by rap from his young age made the career change with no regrets.
Chando Mbao is popularly known for numerous songs like “My town” featuring Kaladoshas, “Shabba cover” featuring Scott, “Who” amongst others.
While we still have the recently released Spender’s “I ain’t sorry” featuring Da L.E.S and Stereo on replay, the hustle continues for Da L.E.S and he shows no signs of stopping.
Leslie Jonathan Mampe, Jr. famously known as Da L.E.S, is a South African/ American hip hop recording artist and record producer who rose to prominence when his music group ‘Jozi‘ became a household name in South Africa.
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Currently signed to Kings Empire Records, Stereo is a fast emerging South African recording artiste. The very talented act, Stereo is well known for singles like Man like me, Kpelemo, and Boogie down. He has collaborated with several notable African artistes including K Switch and producer Otee Beatz.
Heavyweight rapper, Laylizzy stole our hearts this year with hit songs “Slay” and “Forever”, whetting our appetites in anticipation of his upcoming album.
Mozambican hip-hop recording artist, songwriter and performer, Edson Abel Jeremias Tchamo, popularly known as Laylizzy is the first artiste of his country to be verified on instagram and Facebook.
His music journey began at the age of 14, when Laylizzy joined a music group called 360 Graus, with his friends Hernani da Silva and Ellputo. In 2014, Laylizzy was signed to Geobek Records.
The Geobek Records star is well known for songs like “Hello” Ft. AKA, “Too Much” feat Kwesta and 2016’s album “Artistic”.
Scott is a fast emerging Zambian music artiste making huge strides towards fame with his enthralling vocals and artistry. Chanda Mbao exceeds expctations with “The bigger wave” and leaves us wanting more.
For the full experience, listen and download here and feel free to drop your comments in the comments section.
Lil Uzi Vert – New Patek » Naijaturnup
Lil Uzi Vert has made true on the promise he made at his performance at the Rolling Loud Festival in California that he had a new song coming for this week. The new song titled “New Patek” comes at the right time since the talented singer dropped “Everything Lit” in July.
Produced by Dolan Beatz, the song is expected to be part of the artiste’s “Eternal Atake” project scheduled to be released soon and it packs all the energy and good vibes we have come to associate with the talented singer.
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On the new offering, Lil Uzi Vert raps about fashion, bad bitches, his expensive wristwear, and hey, he even managed to slip Drake‘s name into a line. Hear him go: “I do not get it into Canada, but when I’m in Toronto they treat me like Drake.”
Earlier this year, Lil Uzi Vert had dropped “Mood” before jumping on Travis Scott’s “Watch” alongside Kanye West. He would release “Bankroll” later with Playboi Carti.
“It’s a Slime” and “Up” with Young Thug came later before he scored a feature on Juice Wrld‘s “Wasted” in July. Some of his more recent songs are: “Luv is Rage 2”, “Skir Skirr”, “Loaded”, “Diamonds All On My Wrist”, and “20 Min”.
To enjoy this new offering, stream right here and be sure to drop your comments.
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Davido Offers To Cover Financial Cost For Twitter User Who Gained Admission Into His Father’s University » Naijaturnup
A twitter user got his wish granted by the newest genie in town, DMW boss, Davido when the young man with the username @GovByers tweeted that he just got offered admission at the Adeleke University, owned by Davido’s billionaire father.
He wrote: “Bro David come and pay for my school fees for o 🙏🏻 Dem don give me admission no money 😩” , attached a text messages received from the school.
Bro David come and pay for my school fees for o 🙏🏻
Dem don give me admission no money 😩 pic.twitter.com/YraQruYgeE
— Exceptional Byers 💰💯💦 (@GovByers) October 9, 2018
Now, the “Assurance” hit maker has been on a roll since the beginning of the year, selling out shows, winning awards and releasing hit song after hit song. And just recently he got nominated once again in the Best African Act category of the prestigious MTV EMA Awards alongside Mavin’s Tiwa Savage.
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Davido was thus not hesitant to show love to this young man as he replied the tweet: “Dm me ur details .. I’ll call the school to let you begin ❤️”
Dm me ur details .. I’ll call the school to let you begin ❤️ https://t.co/VeW71ZDU7O
— Davido (@iam_Davido) October 9, 2018
This just shows that Davido who has helped not a few artistes in the industry get exposure as well as show love to fans in the past is still very much into that.
And while we wait to hear his highly anticipated feature on Quavo’s solo album, we celebrate Davido for being selfless.
What do you think of this act of kindness? Let us know in the comment section.
Afrimma Awards 2018 (Recap) – Full Winners List » Naijaturnup
All roads led to Texas, USA on October 8th, 2018 for the 5th edition of the annual African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) which was held at the House of Blues, Dallas, Texas.
It truly was a night to remember as Africans came together in various shades of glamour to celebrate a shared love for music; patrons and thespians alike. However, what truly sealed the deal for us was seeing Nigerian artistes shine brightly with well-deserved accolades.
The maiden edition of the annual music award was held on the 27th of December 2014 at Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. The event which is in collaboration with African Union was established with the sole aim of rewarding and celebrating musical talents and creativity around the African continent.
The complete winners list which was revealed via Instagram on AFRIMMA’s official Instagram page had winners in over twenty categories with Nigeria superstar, Wizkid bagging the “Song of the year Award” and Yemi Alade clinching the “best female artiste of the year award”.
Furthermore, Davido won the award for “Best Male West Africa”, a position he had also held last year and Burna Boy also took home the trophy for “Best African Dancehall/Reggae Act” making 2018 a very successful year for the Nigerian Music Industry.
FOR THE FULL WINNER’S LIST BELOW
Best Male West Africa: Davido – Nigeria
Best Female West Africa: Yemi Alade – Nigeria
Best Male East Africa: Eddy Kenzo (Uganda)
Best Female East Africa: Sheebah Karungi – Uganda
Best Male Central Africa: Fally Ipupa – Congo
Best Female Central Africa: Daphne – Cameroon
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Best Male Southern Africa: Nasty C – South Africa
Best Female Southern Africa: Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe
Best Male North Africa: Ihab Amir – Morroco
Best Female North Africa: Souhila Ben Lachhab – Algeria
Best African Group: Toofan – Togo
Crossing Boundaries with Music Award: MHD – Senegal/ France
Best Gospel: Papa Dennis – Kenya
Best Newcomer: Ykee Benda – Uganda
Artist of the Year: Fally Ipupa – Congo
Best Live Act: Flavour – Nigeria
Best DJ Africa: Dj Dollar – Senegal
Best African DJ USA: Dj Ecool – Nigeria
AFRIMMA Video of the Year: Wizkid –“Soco”
Music Producer of the Year: Masterkraft – Nigeria
Best African Dancer: Didi Emah – Nigeria
Best Rap Act: Khaligraph Jones – Kenya
Song of the Year: Wizkid – “Soco”
Best Lusophone: Kyaku Kyadaff – Angola
Best Francophone: Toofan – Togo
Best African Dancehall/Reggae Act: Burna Boy – Nigeria
AFRIMMA ACHIEVERS AWARD: Bismack Biyombo – DRC
AFRIMMA Beacon of Hope Award: Queen Julie Endee
AFRIMMA Shining Star Award: Semah – Liberia
AFRIMMA Excellence Award: Erykah Badu
AFRIMMA Leadership in Music Award: Fally Ipupa
Congratulations to all winners!
Phyno Breaks Up With Olamide, Pitches Tent With 2Baba And Falz » Naijaturnup
Penthauze heavyweight rapper, Phyno is switching up!
Not the way you think, no. All is well with Phyno and long-time collaborator and “co-king” YBNL general Olamide Baddo—as far as we know.
This “break up” however is one that is set to thrill fans all over as the “Isi Ego” hit maker is going to join Falz the Bahd Guy and veteran actor Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) to co-headline 2Baba’s musical concert Buckwyld ‘n’ Breathless which is coming back with a bang.
Phyno has shared the stage with Olamide on several occasions and, in fact, released a joint album with him dubbed 2 Kings back in 2015, sending the fame of Phyno beyond the bounds of the South Eastern states to the rest of Nigeria and beyond.
Now, Phyno is undoubtedly one of the best rappers in the game in Nigeria, and this appearance on legendary 2Baba’s exhilarating concert is enough proof of that.
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Buckwyld ‘n’ Breathless is set to hold on Saturday, October 20 at the Eko Hotels Convention Centre. And, followers of the concert could already tell from past experience that this year’s will be bigger and better.
Seeing that RMD, an actor will be linking up with comic rapper Falz and indigenous Phyno, the possibilities are just endless!
The theme of this year’s concert is Power of 1, emphasizing that one person can make a positive change in Nigeria. It is also the official launch of the social movement campaign inspired by soon-to-be-released film, Power of 1. The best way to experience the magic of this concert is to be there, really!
Tickets to Buckwyld n Breathless: Power of 1 start at N5,000 for Regular, N10,000 for VIP, Silver Table at N.15 million, Gold Table at N2.5 million and Platinum Table at N3 million.
Tell us what you expect from this coming concert in the comment section below.
Da Fresh & DJ Athie – Konakele ft. Busiswa
Da Fresh and longtime collaborator DJ Athie have dropped a fresh banger titled “Konakele,” featuring another fine singer from South Africa, Busiswa. Da Fresh, the mastermind of several scorchers, including “Siyashelela,” featuring Dj Athie and DJ Laz, “Yesterday,” “Fucking Track,” and several others, has an undeniable lyrical gift that is apparent in all his works. …
Eldee Slams Those Sliding Into His DM To Beg For Money
Famous Nigerian rapper and businessman, eLDee The Don came for people who slide into his DM to beg for money recently on his Stories on Instagram. The highly esteemed rapper whose real name is Lanre Dabiri isn’t one to seek for attention on social media by making random posts. This is why his outcry is …
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Anatii – Iyeza
After hosting some fans to an exclusive listening experience, South African rapper Anatii has finally released his album titled “Iyeza.” The album has 10 tracks (“Wena,”“Ngozi,” “Ehlatini,” “Ndaweni,” “Zion (Interlude),” “Ntloni,” “U Sangthanda Na,” “Vuka,” “God My Best Friend,” and “Thixo Onofefe“), all of them sung by Anatii himself. Having a 10-track album and not …
Fille – Love Again
New music alert! Andy Events renowned artiste Fille releases a brand new single titled Love Again which was produced by Side Soft. Fille Mutoni popularly known as Fille was born on 25 July 1991 is a Ugandan singer, songwriter and vocalist. She discovered her passion for music as a child singing in the church choir. …
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Rafiki – Bariho
Rwandan singer Rafiki trafficks in subtleties and good vibes. He need not tell you that upfront. You find the evidence in his music. You find the evidence in his recent release titled “Bariho.” Rafiki is one songster who takes his craft seriously and is emphatic about releasing only quality stuff. He is in no hurry …
Ceeza Milli – Praise Da Lord (Freestyle)
Aristokrat Record’s star Ceeza Milli is having a really good year 2018 as he hops on the beats of A$AP Rocky’s dope song, “Praise The Lord” to deliver an epic freestyle that is sure to entertain you. American rapper A$AP Rocky originally released “Praise The Lord (Da Shine)” as the fifth track of his third …
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