Tagged: music

World Music Day: Top 10 Nigerian Songs in the 1st Half of 2017

Happy World Music Day What better way to celebrate World Music Day than with our very own Nigerian songs. Loved by Nigerians and beefed by Ghanaians, here are the top 10 Nigerian songs from January till June 2017. These songs have been the most downloaded, received the most airplay and...

Powerful & Timeless Relationship Advice From Lauryn Hill – Doo Woop (That Thing)

Lauryn Hill is one of the most iconic women in music and hip-hop, a real queen of the pack. She came into the limelight with multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-winning group the Fugees. However, with her 1998 solo debut, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, the singer, songwriter, rapper, and producer established herself as...

SMH (SHAKING MY HEAD) – A DARING COMMENTARY BY DABOOMSHA

Christian hip hop exists in Nigeria and its come a long way although it’s still in its first generation. Daboomsha probably did SMH with a deliberate intention of starting a conversation within the Christian hip hop community. SMH is unapologetically confrontational, as DaBoomsha bares his mind on a number of issues...

QUEENS OF THE PACK: TOP 10 MOST ICONIC WOMEN IN MUSIC

What a man can do, these babes did better. They are fierce, driven, and against all odds, stood out from the pack. In no particular order (kinda), these are my top ten, ALL-TIME, favorite female artists.  This article was first published on RadioMouth. Head over there to read this and...

LOVING WITH ONE HEART: ZUCIYA DAYA – BEZ

Contrary to the popular saying, there can be romance without finance. But that’s a topic I will talk another day.  Today we’ll let Bez do the talking, or singing rather. In his song Zuciya Daya, he tells the story of a broke guy who fell in love with a rich...

10000 REASONS TO BLESS THE LORD – MATT REDMAN

Thank God It’s Sunday!  At certain times in life, when everything seems to be going left, finding a reason to sing or give thanks could be tough. Thankfully, when I can’t sing, I just play certain songs which do the singing for me, till i get bit by the singing...

LOVE YOUR CURVES: All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor

This is one of my favorite feel-good songs with a message. In her song – All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor sings about loving her plus-sized body with all it’s curves and all. “You know how the bass guitar in a song is like its ‘thickness,’ the ‘bottom’? I kind...

A FEEL GOOD SONG: NINA SIMONE – FEELING GOOD

  If you’re ever feeling blue or having a bad day, this is the song for such moments. The song was first performed on stage in 1964 by Cy Grant on the UK tour, and by Gilbert Price in the original Broadway cast in 1965. Nina Simone recorded the song...

A GREAT SONG: STEVE CROWN – YOU ARE GREAT

    On certain days, what keeps me going all day long are the words “You are Great, You are Great, You are Great”. Repeating those three words over and over again somehow helps me find the strength to go through the day. This is one of the worship songs...

THE STRONG GIRL ANTHEM: FERGIE – BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY

Here’s for all Big Girls. The one’s who cry buckets, and the ones who hold it in The ones who feel feels that just have to be expressed And the ones who have mastered the art of coding their feels The handkerchief carriers and bathroom criers. The dry eyed back...

A SONG WORTH FIGHTING FOR: RACHEL PLATTEN – FIGHT SONG

This is a song for blue days. A song for the “I don’t want to get out of bed today, or ever” days. A song for the days you feel like giving up. When nothing seems to be looking up. This is Rachel Platten’s Fight Song.   “Fight Song” Like...

DO NICE GUYS EVER FINISH FIRST? THE DRAKE, RIHANNA SAGA.

THE NICE GUY MYTH You know how people always say ‘nice guys finish last? That a guy who treats a lady well and is vulnerable enough to be open about the depth of his feelings, will end up losing her to the bad boy in the race for her heart....