Tomiwa Yussuf

Critic

Nigeria

Tomiwa Yussuf has a background in History/International studies. With a strong bias for fictional art of varying forms, he contributes to a couple of literary blogs and is an in-house editor at nantygreens.com. When he’s not writing, he pursues other interests like digital marketing, social work and sports.

Yellow: The Novel

Date: 24 Mar 2017 Category: Music
9.0 Rating
Her soul is yellow and it has been copiously poured on these songs─ this much is instantaneously apparent on a quick listen of Zoe Madiga’s debut album ‘Yellow the Novel’. Her vocal range is ─not necessarily exaggerated─ limitless, her voice smooth (for those who knew her from ‘The Voice’ South Africa, this perhaps isn’t a revelation) and her sound so soothing that it makes one’s worries fade into insignificance. It matters ...

Agberos International

Date: 07 Jul 2017 Category: Music
9.0 Rating
After 6 or more years of gathering tunes, testing lyrics and troubleshooting sounds, 13-piece band Bantu has dropped a new 10-track offering titled ‘Agberos International’. Fans already familiar with the band from previous live performances will know what to expect and perhaps sing along to some of the songs on the album. For those who haven’t had the opportunity to experience them, it is about time. Titled ‘Agberos International’ ...