Sanmi Okele





Date: 26 Jan 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
“Me I no come here to make song to make you dance Azonto, iyen o wu mi loju”, Burna Boy keeps repeating on Koni Baje, the third song on his most recent project, Outside. It’s a line that’s immensely important (the rough English translation is “I’m not here to make songs to make you dance Azonto, that doesn’t interest me”) in that it’s both a statement, and effectively a brief description of how Burna sees himself in the Nigerian ...


Date: 09 Feb 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
December 11, 2018 will mark the 10th year anniversary of M.I’s first album, Talk About It. Back then, it was a landmark moment in the Nigerian music industry: the shock value of that a Nigerian rapper could hold his own as a proper MC, and still make accessible “9ja Rap” spurned a change in the average Nigerian music consumer’s perception of the genre. Those that tried before him either sounded too foreign (Mode 9, Terry tha Rapman), or u ...