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Major Lazer thrills Nigerian fans in Lagos

THE United States Consulate General in Lagos, in collaboration with U-Live Africa recently co-hosted the Major Lazer Sound System Concert at Hard Rock Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos.Major Lazer, the American electronic dance music group,…

How my dad influenced my career —Nedro

Call him the rave of the moment one may not be mistaken Afro fusion artiste, Mamah Emeka Stanley, popularly known as Nedro, found his love for music at age of seven. He learnt through his dad, who was a multi-instrumentalist and belonged to…

Rythm Unplugged is back!

Nigeria’s foremost entertainment company, Flytime Promotions, has announced its most anticipated project of the year, the Flytime Music Festival.The festival promises three days of back-to-back music performances from the biggest of…

Stories behind great hymns

Many of Fanny Crosby’s popular hymns and gospel songs were written backwards.  Instead of writing a poem for someone else to set to music, she wrote quite a few of her stanzas to fit somebody’s else’s tunes.One afternoon during the…

Max Music Entertainment unveils Malez

One of Nigeria’s emerging  record label, Max Music Entertainment, has unveiled a new signee, Muritala Max Abdulmalik, popularly known as Malez.Malez expressed his excitement over the development, saying, “Making music for him is all…

Music and the drug epidemic in Nigeria

THE reality of the music sector is well encapsulated in a nugget from a recent Nigerian Tribune article entitled “Nigerian music: Conscious music giving way to ‘booty-shaking’ generation?”The writer avers that “if conscious music…

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