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An Inside look at the Oakwood Ave EP by Toyin Ores & Shalom Dubas

Toyin Ores, the artist, producer & engineer along with Shalom Dubas, the multi-talented artist & creative have come together to make their new joint EP, Oakwood Ave. This 6 track EP is...

A Conversation with Salatiel Livenja Bessong

Salatiel Livenja Bessong, popularly known as Salatiel, is a young Cameroonian artist working diligently in both Cameroon and America. He is the founder and CEO of his own record label, Alpha Better...

A Look At Domestic Violence Against Nigerian Women

Domestic violence (also called intimate partner violence (IPV), domestic abuse or relationship abuse) is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship....

Ode to our Audio Engineers

In June 2019, Billboard announced that they will be expanding their ranking chart to include weekly updates on top producers. While I highly doubt that they’ll include producers from some of our beloved musical genres of the diaspora just yet, this is still massive news in the world of music! And you never know, Billboard could surprise us with the producers they select. To be quite frank, it’s beyond overdue. Aside from the generic household names, audio engineers and producers are often left out of the larger conversation when publicly crediting a piece of work, whether a part of the diaspora or not.

Welcome To The Ville – An Intro to Abuja’s Hip Hop Collective

The new dawn in Nigerian Hip Hop has ushered in a fresh wave of artists. Meet Apex Village, a collective of artists and creatives who are representing the Capital City Abuja, Nigeria....

Richie Benson’s debut project, “Croc City Boy”, is a great introduction into the artist’s...

I first met Richie Benson in 2018 at SXSW in Austin, as he was promoting his music and single, "Ghana" and I've been anticipating his first project ever since. Not only was...

Producer, Juls, Drops New “Summertime” project

It’s that time of the year! The Ghanaian producer behind your favorite hits is back at it again with another project for your headtops. The project, titled COLOUR, is available on all...

Jeff Addo breaks his music hiatus with video for a new song: “Right Now”

You might have seen Jeff Addo as the recent internet sensation as footage of him skydiving went viral, getting traction on Fox News, ABC, CBS, MTV, and of course, The Shaderoom. But...

Mereba is the Ethiopian-American R&B singer you need to know.

Have you gotten a chance to listen to Revenge of the Dreamers III yet? I finally got a chance to comb through it recently. While I loved the project for it’s comedic...

2 for 2 ! MIZIZI Unveils Limited Edition Lion King Jersey Collaboration with...

Following the success of the Marvel x MIZIZI Wakanda Jersey last year, beloved streetwear brand is back with another MAJOR collaboration. This time, partnering with Disney to release a limited edition Lion King jersey.  Much before...