Ehis Combs Ohunyon

Critic

Nigeria

Ehis Combs was a shortlisted participant in The Critic Challenge 2017. He is a Realtor, Asset Valuer and Facility Manager. He is also a Music critic and sports enthusiast and writing is his passion. His works have featured for a number of blogs . You can reach him on Instagram: @ehiscombs or follow on Twitter: @ehiscombs

No Bad Songz

Date: 30 Nov 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
Kizz Daniel released his second studio album, "No Bad Songz" in the early hours of Friday, November 30, 2018. The singer has grown major leaps since he released his debut album, "New Era" in 2016. Without help from any A-list artiste, Kizz Daniel [then Kiss Daniel] forced the attention of the industry towards his direction with chart topping singles like, 'Woju', 'Laye' and 'Mama'. The album itself was adjudged in some quarters as a near cl ...

The Mayor of Lagos

Date: 16 Nov 2018 Category: Music
7.0 Rating
Mayorkun sets the course for a smooth takeover journey as he boldly declares himself as ''The Mayor Of Lagos.'' After two years of mentorship and understudying his idol and label boss, Davido, Mayorkun has found his voice and seeks to be addressed as the new ''Mayor of Lagos.'' From being that unsigned act making internet videos and tagging big-name artists for recognition to becoming a headline act for his own concert which has held succes ...

Lagos to London (Vol. 2)

Date: 09 Nov 2018 Category: Music
7.0 Rating
With "Lagos To London", Mr Eazi is doing what he has to at this stage in his career, squaring up impressively to the demands of his two worlds, as he reinforces his hold on the continent while pursuing success on the global front. Mr Eazi made significant ripples with the release of his debut project, ''Accra To Lagos'' early in 2017 and he has enjoyed an interesting career since then. While back home, things have not exactly gone as smooth ...

rare.

Date: 12 Oct 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
Odunsi (The Engine) is an enigmatic talent, a precocious artist for whom being different is the perfect way of getting his music the attentions that it deserves. At first listen, ''rare.'' is a bit blurring, and it was intriguing to unravel what Odunsi was trying to do with this project, yes, he is 'Alte', yes the album was bound to be different from what you will usually listen to, but was it going to be 'differently good', 'pushed to be diff ...

A Study On Self Worth: Yxng DxnzL

Date: 24 Aug 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
MI Abaga has officially released his ''Yung Denzel'' album and here is our first listen take of the project. There is so much excitement following the release of MI's eight studio project in the early hours of Friday, August 24. MI is debated as the greatest Nigerian rapper ever, but some argue that he no longer plays at the level he did when he released his first set of projects. This album which he tags 'A Study on Self Worth' is supposed ...

Osinachi

Date: 22 Jun 2018 Category: Music
6.0 Rating
On Friday, June 22, Ekenedilichukwu Ijemba, popularly known as Humblesmith released his debut album, 'Osinachi'. It is almost easy to forget that the singer who made his music debut in 2014 and hit the limelight a year later following the loud bang that accompanied the release of his single Osinachi which featured Phyno and earned him a remix with Davido is yet to release his debut album. But four years down the line and Humblesmith, the yo ...

Strings and Bling

Date: 06 Jul 2018 Category: Music
7.0 Rating
Nasty C's aim for kingly status gathers the right momentum as his brilliance shine through on the new album, ''Strings and Bling''. 21-year-old South African rapper, Nsikayesizwe David Ngcobo, better known as Nasty C, caved through the industry ceilings with the release of his breakout mixtape, 'Price City', in April 2015. Nasty C then solidified the new status that came with the attention he was getting with his impressive debut album, ''B ...

C.O.L.D

Date: 29 Jun 2018 Category: Music
6.0 Rating
The rapper who is credited with one of the biggest hip-hop songs in Oleku from his debut album, 'Everybody Loves Ice Prince', has gone through the really high and baseless low of the Nigerian music industry. The former Choc Boy has at some point been the butt of Internet jokes over his lyrics, but his music has also seen him sit on the same table as the likes of respected music personality, Charmalagne, becoming the only Nigerian to have appea ...

Make E No Cause Fight

Date: 18 May 2018 Category: Music
7.0 Rating
The duo of Ajebutter22 and BOJ serve up a reminder that there are no rules to making good music, and with their laidback, 'butterish' and melodious style fused together, they deliver a rare blend of music that stays appealing to the ears. Despite having worked together on several singles like Omo Pastor and Jo Funmi, It was a bit surprising to not find Ajebutter22's name on the list of featured artists on Boj's album, Magic, released late last ...

About 30

Date: 25 May 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
It had supposedly taken him two years to put together this album, Adekunle Gold set a standard with his debut album, Gold released in 2016, but events have since taken place leading to his sophomore project, About 30 anxiously looked upon as one of the most anticipated album of the year. From leaving his label, YBNL, Adekunle Gold has gone on to set his own imprint, establish the 79th element band and enjoyed successful tours in Europe and Ame ...