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Asake, Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid nominated for inaugural Trace Award

Trace has released the nominations list for its inaugural Trace Award & Festival. The award is set to showcase Africa's excellence and diversity of Afro-centric music in genres such as Afrobeat, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Afro-pop, Mbalax, Amapiano, Zouk, Kizomba, Genge, Coupé Décalé, Bongo Flava, Soukous, Gospel, Rap, Rai, Kompa, R&B, and Rumba. The award which will take place on October 21, 2023, in Kigali Rwanda is set to attract creatives […]

todayAugust 23, 2023 4


Rolling Stone lists Blaqbonez among rappers shaping the future of Hip Hop

Blaqbonez has been recognized as a Hip-Hop innovator in Rolling Stone's prestigious list of 50 Hip-Hop artists shaping the genre. Chocolate City’s forefront Hip-Hop artist Blaqbonez has been honored as a groundbreaking innovator, earning a coveted spot on Rolling Stone's exclusive list of 50 Hip-Hop Innovators shaping the culture. Since breaking into the mainstream, Blaqbonez has become one of the stars shaping Nigerian Hip Hop through his distinct flows, thrilling […]

todayAugust 16, 2023 5


Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ reaches NO. 3 on UK Singles chart

Rema's calm down continues ascending on the UK Singles Chart. On the latest instalment of the UK Official Singles Chart ( 02 June 2023 - 08 June 2023), Rema's 'Calm Down' reaches a new peak of NO. 3 as it rises 2 spots from its NO. 5 place last week. The single has spent 40 weeks on the chart with previously peaking at NO. 4. Libianca's 'People' drops four places to NO. 28 while […]

todayJune 6, 2023 12


BNXN & Joeboy feature on Iyanya’s upcoming EP ‘Love & Trust’.

Sensational Afro-pop star Iyanya is on an unstoppable train and is set to continue his fine run with his hotly anticipated extended play christened "Love & Trust". The project houses 6 soulful tracks and is set to be delivered on the 9th of June. The 6 track project sees a collaboration from afrobeats' finest artiste, Joeboy and BNXN formerly known as Buju. The tracklist is as follows: 1. 'Love & Trust' feat. Joebooy (Produced […]

todayJune 6, 2023 9


1da Banton drops official music video for “Omotola”.

1da shall never end by 1da Banton is a well-enchanted piece that showcases the artist's unique style and creativity with its catchy beats and captivating lyrics. The newly released music video "Omotola" is off 1da Banton's highly anticipated project titled "1da shall never end". the 6-track project is off to a great start by receiving a good number of streams and impressive recognition and applause from fans spread across the […]

todayJune 5, 2023 12


Burna boy sets record for African Artists at the London Stadium Concert

The African giant himself, Burna Boy has officially sold out the 80,000-capacity London stadium. He has achieved a remarkable feat that sets a new milestone for African artists as the Grammy award-winning singer, has become the first and only African artist to completely sell out an 80,000-capacity stadium in London. This incredible accomplishment took place ahead of his highly anticipated 'Love Damini' concert, scheduled for Saturday, June 3, 2023. The […]

todayJune 5, 2023 8


Olamide drops new single ‘New Religion’ featuring Asake, announces date for new album

Nigerian megastar Olamide has returned with a new single titled "New Religion". He dropped this huge track on the 1st of June which he features Afrobeat superstar Asake. The track sees an infusion of Amapiano with a smooth blend of Hip Hop and Neo Fuji, the music video directed by Jyde Ajala has a great view of the countryside.  Olamide also announced the date for the release of his next […]

todayJune 2, 2023 19


Wizkid confirmed for spiderverse movie soundtrack.

Wizkid would join some of the biggest names in the music industry that would be releasing the soundtrack for marvels Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse movie. Wizkid has been named as one of the artistes that would be featured alongside Metro Boomin on the Marvel animation, Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse movie. The Grammy award-winning singer and performer was named alongside ASAP Rocky, Lil Uzi Vert, Offset, Swae Lee and many more […]

todayMay 31, 2023 14


Rema and Selena Gomez calm down peaks on Billboard Hot 100.

Rema and Selena Gomez peak at No.4 on Billboard Hot 100, It is the highest peak for a Nigerian song on the chart. Rema adds another achievement to his already impressive portfolio by becoming the most streamed Afrobeats artist on Spotify. His newly released deluxe edition “Rave & Roses” ULTRA is the highest streamed African album of ALL-TIME with over 1 billion streams he released this year, but decided to […]

todayMay 31, 2023 13