A Month To Remember – Clash Of Titans As Wizkid, Davido, Iyanya, Wande Coal, D’Banj, Jesse Jagz, Leriq, Orezi All Get Set To Release Albums
September might just be the most important month in the Nigerian musical calendar this year. This September, legends shall justify their existence, show us why they are forces to be reckoned with, show us that experience sometimes is the greatest addition an artist can have to his talent. September might just be the month everyone has been looking towards, a clash of titans and a revelation of musical trojan horses. In September, the world shall have the privilege of witnessing compilations from Nigeria’s biggest and most talented artists.
Wizkid has announced he would be dropping an album, Davido a.k.a Omo Baba Olowo would also be dropping an his sophomore album. These two might have the fiercest rivalry Nigerian music has ever had. They are the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi of Nigerian music, though Davido is looking like Messi since he’s been bagging all the awards.
Wizkid dropped his Ayo album not too long ago and to be objective the album was nothing compared to his classic ‘Superstar’ album. Rumour has it that he rushed the release of that album in order to get free of the shackles of his ex record label EME. I’m of the opinion that no matter the excuse an artist should not drop weak stuff ,apparently rolling stone disagrees as the album was featured in the magazine. The ‘Ayo’ album has some good songs such as Bombay, In My Bed and a few others but it wasn’t a crazy album in its entirety. This is why there is so much anticipation for his new album.
This has been basically the opposite of Omo Baba Olowo’s recent exploits. Davido can be said to be arguably the most successful Nigerian artist in the last two years without dropping an album. He got all the shows, all the awards and crowned it all with the fan favourite monster jam”Fans Mi’ featuring MMG’s Meek Mill. Davido who a lot of people used to say had no talent and depended on his affluent background has officially silenced the critics and he will give us another dose with his new album in September.
In September also, Nigerians would be treated to a new album from MMMG superstar Iyanya. This album definitely looks like it would be fire with the singles doing so well such as Applaudise and Gift both featuring superstars Diamond of Tanzania and Don Jazzy. For Iyanya’s new album all we can say is anticipate, his last album was incredible , but it was a D’tunes production. Would iyanya be able to do better without the instrumental maestro?…anticipate.
The next on our list is an artist i believe is one of the most talented in this country. He is non other than the singer rapper producer extraordinaire *drum roll* Jesse Jagz Abaga. Jesse jagz is one of the artists in this country that we can say that no matter the tide no matter the storm, the quality of his content never sinks. He fell out with Chocolate City and went on his own and in one year, gave us two albums which were incredible. Chocolate City re-signed him not to long ago and we saw he’s still got it from the CBN album. Now Jesse Jags his highness shall bless us with another album in September”All hail the king”
Another album we would be expecting is the long awaited Leriq album. The Aristokrat records producer has shown Nigeria that he is one of the best, with or without Burna Boy . The compilation shall feature Africa’s biggest and most talented artists. From Nneka to Cassper Nyovest to Efya ,Wande Coal, Seyi Shay, Bez and so many others. We have heard “Comment Tu T’appelle” we have heard “Say You Love” and judging from just those two, wouldn’t u love to hear the whole album? …..anticipate.
The next album has my heart racing. This is the most anticipated, most overdue album Nigerian music has ever experienced. Wande Coal. Wande coal dropped arguably the best album Nigeria has experienced in “Mushin To Mo-hits”. Since then his career has been so unstable. He has since dropped some very good jams and has his own record label. He hasn’t dropped an album in about 8 years and he is about to drop one and how can we not a anticipate it when the first single from it is “Ashimapeyin”. Wande Coal is truly blessed, he has managed to stay as relevant as possible in the music industry where others would have descended into obscurity. Rumour has it that marketers are fighting to market the album, why wouldn’t they? Wande Coal is going drop this album on us and we would gladly take the. Anticipate September
In September, we would also be seeing an album from another former member of Mo-Hits, D’Banj. Dbanj who a lot of people have said to be gone with the times is going to attempt a come back in September. Singles like ‘Knocking On My Door’ and ‘Extraordinary’ are doing quite well so lets hope for the best.
Alhaji Orezi who says he would compete with the likes of Wizkid and Davido would also most likely drop an album. The alhaji has been doing a extremely well with his singles and one might say this is the best time for him to drop an album.
All we can do is wait, anticipate and clear our playlists because September is really going to be one to remember.
I have my torchlight looking for the artistes that will change their dates based on the extreme competition September will be offering. I WILL NOT HESITATE TO BASH THEM!
‘Your love or hate adds nothing to me’ — Kcee finally reacts to Asa’s mockery in 2021
Kcee, the singer, has finally reacted to a video in which Bukola Elemide, the songstress better known as Asa, mocked him in 2021.
Asa had in an interview taunted Kcee, saying he treated a music competition he won over two decades ago as if it were a Grammy award.
The Nigerian-French songstress also described him as an “idiot” for saying she cried over losing the competition to him.
“Kcee, that’s like a Grammy award for him, he is such an idiot. I beat Asa, she was crying. When did you see me cry?” Asa had asked.
But in a recent chat with Goldmyne TV, the ‘Limpopo’ crooner said he wished Asa understood his message which he said might have been misinterpreted by her.
Kcee said despite the fact that he loves Asa’s songs, he remains unperturbed by her opinion about him because “it adds nothing to my pocket”.
“I wish she heard what I said, maybe someone interpreted something else to her,” he said.
“If she heard me, she’ll understand she’s like an inspiration to a whole lot of people but trust me as you see me, I’m a freaking legend.
“I have a right to say whatever I want to say. I still love her songs. If she loves me or hates me, it adds nothing to my pocket.”
Kcee was formerly in the Hip Hop duo group called Kc Presh. He currently has a record deal with Five Star Music.
Portable fumes as Spyro says he can’t collaborate with him
Portable, the street singer, has lambasted Spyro for saying he cannot collaborate with him.
In an interview with Cool FM, Spyro said Portable wouldn’t be able to deliver the kind of music that he would write for him because it’s not his style.
“Not because I have an issue with him, but because our paths don’t cross. Our paths didn’t align. He wouldn’t be able to deliver the kind of music that I would write for him. Because it’s not his style. I think Portable is good o funny enough,” Spyro said.
“It’s intentional when people do the kind of music that Portable does. It’s pretty much intentional. Someone walked up to me and said ‘You know, if you wanna make it you have to be at the extreme end. If you want to do good music, do it, let it be good. If you want to do whack music, let it be really whack.
“I think my writing style is different from his kind of music. And I think Portable can actually even do it. Trust me. I have listened to his songs that I am like Portable did this?”
Reacting via Instagram on Sunday, Portable argued that he has more hit songs than Spyro.
Speaking in pidgin English, the ‘Zazoo Zeh’ crooner also slammed Spryo for writing him off despite the fact that he (Spryo) is not yet an A-lister.
“Are you whining me Apara or Spyro or what do they call you? You never make am you dey form ajebo. How many shows you don go? Don’t let them push you against helper,” Portable said.
“Come, that’s why I don’t do too many interviews because I know they will ask too many questions. Make you no go dey loose-guard so as not to misyarn.
“When they are calling the industry, you’ll now be forming voice. You are now packaging. See this one o. You this guinea fowl or what are you called? Come and let’s give you chorus make you blow more.
“Shey you dey whine ni? Go and ask your oga.
“Make you blow and let everybody see that you have. Nobody can mime your song. I have had too much songs, I blow. Your song cannot be mimed because it’s just one.
“I can sing all patterns of songs.
“You are saying no one can sing your pattern. You that they still carry to shows.”
It is wrong to hit a policeman – Falz reacts to Seun Kuti’s arrest
Popular Nigerian rapper, Falz has reacted to the arrest of Afrobeats singer, Seun Kuti by the Nigerian police.
Falz who is presently in the UK recovering from his knee injury confirms in his post that Seun Kuti is wrong to have assaulted the police officer and that was just the beginning.
Just like Mr Macaroni, Falz, the “Mr Yakubu” crooner air out his grievances toward the Nigeria police force over the way they reacted to the case of Seun Kuti.
Speaking further, Falz disclosed that the Nigeria Police Force’s action is always on the contrary when a drunk policeman brutalizes and engages in the extra-judicial killings of the people.
He added that on a regular basis, policemen assault, rob, and even extort people at gunpoint.
Flaz however calls on the Nigeria Police Force to have a rethink and then address the root cause of the issue between policemen and citizens making the rounds.
Falz wrote; “Nobody can deny that it is wrong to hit a policeman. For mischief seekers, read that first sentence again. However, these other videos are from the other side of the spectrum. This is not the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, or sixth time.
We see cases like these very regularly & most of the time absolutely nothing is done to the perpetrators . Before ENDSARS. After ENDSARS. Still very much ongoing. WHEN do we pause to actually address the root cause of all these issues – THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE.
As we await confirmation on what actually led to the Seun Kuti reaction, we all know it’s not strange in Nigeria to see a drunk policeman. We all know they constantly endanger lives and property We all know they rob and extort at gun point We know they continue to maim and brutalize We all know they conduct extra judicial killings
Mr Inspector-General, IS THIS HOW POLICING IS DONE? The speed wey una take arrest & charge @bigbirdkuti , you no go use am do something about this overly dysfunctional police 🤮
See Falz’s post below;
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