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Kehinde Lijadu’s death: 5 essential songs from the legendary sister duo
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Kehinde Lijadu's death: 5 essential songs from the legendary sister duo

In the aftermath of Kehinde Lijadu’s death, PAM celebrate their unique music which rocked Nigeria and beyond in past times. Kehinde Lijadu, one half of the legendary Lijadu Sisters duo, has died following a cancer […]

Nigerian rapper Skales talks about his background, love for music and last album
Interview
Nigerian rapper Skales talks about his background, love for music and last album

“This is what I love doing and I don’t see me stopping any time soon just like my single says ‘am just gonna ‘feposi’.“ Skales is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter and businessman. He started […]

Koffee proves she’s Jamaica’s Reggae queen with a ‘Throne’
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Koffee proves she's Jamaica's Reggae queen with a 'Throne'

A queen with a mission to preserve Jamaica’s root and culture in music. Back in November last year, Koffee released a mainstream hit, “Toast”, the follow up to her debut hit single “Raggamuffin”. Born Mikayla […]

Bella Allubo stays in the culture with a new video for ‘Aiya’
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Bella Allubo stays in the culture with a new video for 'Aiya'

A few months ago, Nigerian singer, Bella Alubo released re-Bella, a 7-track EP that features BOJ, Victoria Kimani, Sho Madjozi and Efya. To stretch the EP’s reach, Bella has released visuals for the lead single […]

5 Nigerian classic albums of the 70s
History
5 Nigerian classic albums of the 70s

From Haruna Ishola to Fela and Orlando Julius, a look at the formative decade of Afropop. Haruna Ishola Oroki Social Club Decca Records (1971) For many, Haruna Ishola is the best performer of apala, a […]

Tomi Thomas, a pioneer of the new sounds coming from Lagos
Interview
Tomi Thomas, a pioneer of the new sounds coming from Lagos

Tomi Thomas is the reason why the soundscape of Afropop in Nigeria is changing. Tomi Thomas released his debut EP, Patience in 2014, it was described as “a creative expression of his thoughts taking a […]

Best of the Moment: Teni – Uyo Meyo
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Best of the Moment: Teni ‑ Uyo Meyo

´ Teni’s Uyo Meyo has refused to leave the top of our charts and playlists. Nigerian singer, Teni closed what seems to be a remarkable year with the release of ‘Uyo Meyo’, an emotionally uplifting […]

Falz released Fela sampled album, Moral Instruction
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Falz released Fela sampled album, Moral Instruction

Like Fela, like Falz. In the early hours of Tuesday, Nigerian rapper and pop star, Falz released his fourth studio album, Moral Instruction. Few days ago, he released a viral single, “Talk” and followed it up […]