TMSKD DJ: ”The Reception To The Alte Scene Needs To Be Reevaluated”

TMSKD DJ (The Masked DJ) has been growing her prominence on the DJing circuits with her experimental music selections and amazing skill set. In addition to this, is her efforts at placing the shine on other women creatives through her annual ‘’Femme Vibes’’ concert. After years of playing across the city of Accra, TMSKD DJ was invited to this year’s […]

Tay Iwar’s “Passport” Was The Best Way To Get Noticed.

On its 5th year following its release, we look at how Tay Iwar’s “Passport” opened him up for notice. My curiosity was piqued after my first listen. The songs on the album led to my searching for information on this young talented singer. Despite the paucity of information on him (yeah he is a new act); this 17 year old […]

Michael Afenfia, Author of “The Mechanics of Yenagoa” Reads At Writers Project of Ghana Event.

Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe-Institut Ghana proudly present Nigerian author and social commentator, Michael Afenfia at our regular monthly reading sessions. Michael Afenfia is the speechwriter to the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State and the author of four novels and a biography. Afenfia is the author of When the Moon Caught Fire (2010), A Street Called Lonely (2011), Don’t Die on Wednesday (2014), and Paxoid, […]

Aside Contents, Falz Scored High With The Samples on Moral Instruction.

“What is the essence of debating, when you know the truth in our mind” – Falz, Hypocrite 2018 was the year Nigerian rapper cum social commentator, Falz earned his recognition as one of the most socially conscious rappers of his generation. This accolade came at the back of his “This Is Nigeria” song and video released in May. The song […]

Video: Mr.Eazi Pays The Prize For Cheating In ‘Miss You Bad”

Accepting you are wrong in a relationship is not an act many are ready or willing to without some level of equalization – pointing out a wrong the other partner might have committed. Often, such tactic is employed to keep one party in the relationship or justify their act. Mr. Eazi said it best on the pre-hook of “Miss You […]

Keep An Eye on WurlD, The Nigerian Pop Artist

There is a scene in “Concussion”, the Will Smith movie in which he plays, a Nigerian neurologist whose pioneering research established a link between dementia and mental health issues suffered by NFL players and the head crashing injuries they suffer during their active years. In that scene, Will Smith, or Dr. Bennet Omalu politely asked the woman who’d become his […]


THE CUTS reviews songs, videos or albums we think deserve your attention. The songs or videos covered are not genre and/or region specific. Once it is good, it would be reviewed or featured. THE CUTS is available every FRIDAY. Pappy Kojo ft Joey B & Nshona – Balance Pappy Kojo comes alive when he has a sparring rap partner by […]

Concert Review: In The End, M.anifest And Music Won At “Manifestivities”

It was meant to be a momentous event. And so it was, after five-and- half hours of power pack performances from the main act of the night, rapper M.anifest, guest artists and surprise guests. Despite unbridled loyalty and dedication of “Manifans” (the name M.anifest’s fanbase) – their willingness to be present at the December 23 event, it was the announcement […]

The Musical Influences of Apolo And Kuvie Melt Perfectly on ‘Fila’

Two striking things you notice on Apolo’s 7 song, collaborative EP with producer Kuvie are the excellent production; and strong melodic offering. Mellow tropical vibes vibrate across the EP, like how the sun breaks through a cloudy sky after a rainfall. What makes this collaborative effort interesting is that, Kuvie brings on board his experience as a producer responsible for […]

Press Release: Apolo Releases 7 Track EP “Fila”

  Nigerian musician, author and creative, Apolo Imon dropped a 7 track EP entitled Fila. The crooner brings forth a mix of vibely mid-tempo beats and a dynamic voice to create the perfect post summer wave. The project was made in less than a week but does well to keep the audience bopping to each song. This is confident expression […]