Olayinka Yomi Joseph

The alias is YJ, consider me that friend you talk to when you need an opinion on new music. Asides being a music plug, I'm an engineering graduate of Covenant University, currently Music Content Editor of a start-up lifestyle magazine in Nigeria called Radronline (radronline.net) and most importantly; the aux cord god. Olayinka Yomi Joseph was the winner of The Critic Challenge 2017.

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“Outside” reflects a brutally honest Burna Boy as he reveals his inner self and fears unashamedly [Review]

‘On a Spaceship’ That was the title of Burna Boy’s 2015 sophomore album which was received with mixed feelings. It was disappointing for most, bang average for many and great for probably a nonexistent few. I relate with this quote by Pulse’s Joey Akan in describing that particular album “ ...
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Show Dem Camp embodies the beauty of Palm Wine Music [Review]

We first discovered the palm wine vibes with Feel Alright. That set the precedent, and opened us up to a new sound. The project represents escaping the stress of Lagos life, it’s oneness with nature, chilling with friends, a beautiful woman and ultimately just a happy place. The ‘happy weekend ...
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Curious case of Mr. Eazi and why Nigerians need to do better

A lot has, and is still being said about Mr Eazi on social media following his criticism of other Nigerian artistes for utilising Ghanaian elements on his Capital Xtra interview with Ras Kwame. The outburst started when a twitter user shared a minute clip from the interview and the Nigerian keyboard ...
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