7 Months after the Lekki Massacre: Sounds From This Side

Lekki Massacre

Has it been seven months since #LekkiMassacre? Exhale. We remember. We are keen on preserving this memory too, the way we know how to. We stood/ stand in solidarity with the amazingly united population of young Nigerians who protested/ are still protesting. Importantly, the efforts of Nigerian musicians must not be forgotten. So, welcome. Welcome to our overdue appreciation of music and musicians that reflected Nigeria’s recent, turbulent times.

Dear Bovi, Wizkid Didn’t “(Re)Blow” Tiwa.

We’re in an industry where everybody needs everybody to thrive. Artistes need to cross-pollinate. Stan Twitter has to have arguments. We have to “like” who our faves “like”. Artistes need to be conscious about branding.

Dear Simi, I’m Restless Too

How is Simi such a deceptively versatile artiste? How does she float from core Afrobeats to Afro-Pop to R&B/Soul music effortlessly?