Osareme Edeoghon

Critic

Nigeria

Osareme Edeoghon is a music critic at Music in Africa

Outside

Date: 26 Jan 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
Of all the attributes that set Burna boy apart—his versatility, his subtle and at the same time overt mimic of Fela, his adept use of melodious vocables—perhaps the most spectacular, especially in this era of wokeness is his fusion of different genre of music into an eclectic un-nameable genre. He calls it Afro-fusion, but we can call it Burna music. Burna Boy has never hidden his love for Fela and his new album Outside features some of ...

Lagos Nawa!

Date: 14 Nov 2017 Category: Music
6.0 Rating
Olamide is defiant. How do you record a 17-track album with only two or three rap songs in a time rappers are getting slated for turning into singers prompted by MI Abaga's ‘You rappers Should Fix Up your Lives’? Olamide has made Lagos Nawa so detractors foam in the mouth as he smiles to the bank. After the release of his sophomore in 2012, the then rapper’s plan was laid bare: rap for the culture; sing for the masses (those who actua ...