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Best New Music: M.I Abaga taps Olamide & Nas for the meditative single, “Bigger”

Best New Music: M.I Abaga taps Olamide & Nas for the meditative single, “Bigger”

An early highlight off M.I's new album, 'The

Five Takeaways From M.I Abaga’s New Album ‘The Guy’

Five Takeaways From M.I Abaga’s New Album ‘The Guy’

Featuring Wande Coal, Nas, Phyno, Olamide and

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Prettyboy D-O, M.I Abaga, Kwesi Arthur & More

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Prettyboy D-O, M.I Abaga, Kwesi Arthur & More

new music for the

A 1-listen review of A-Q, Blaqbonez, M.I Abaga and Loose Kaynon’s ‘Behold the Lamb’

A 1-listen review of A-Q, Blaqbonez, M.I Abaga and Loose Kaynon’s ‘Behold the Lamb’

A remarkably tepid joint

Songs of the Day: New Music from Joeboy, lordkez, Juls & more

Songs of the Day: New Music from Joeboy, lordkez, Juls & more

Some new releases you should get

The continued presence of Hennessy in Nigeria’s hip-hop scene

The continued presence of Hennessy in Nigeria’s hip-hop scene

a decade of continued

Songs Of The Day: New music from Gyakie, Angelique Kidjo, Kamo Mphela & more

Songs Of The Day: New music from Gyakie, Angelique Kidjo, Kamo Mphela & more

Catch up on notable recent releases from around the

Understanding the efficacy of socially conscious music in Nigeria

Understanding the efficacy of socially conscious music in Nigeria

What are the odds of music being a catalyst for change in a politically stagnant

A ranked list of the 12 Hennessy Cypher 2020 verses

A ranked list of the 12 Hennessy Cypher 2020 verses

An improved edition featuring appearance from Falz, M.I Abaga, Vector, Show Dem Camp, CDQ, Phlow &

Songs of the Day: New Music from Master KG x Burna Boy, Nissi, Teyana Taylor x Davido & more

Songs of the Day: New Music from Master KG x Burna Boy, Nissi, Teyana Taylor x Davido & more

All the best music from around the

Revisiting the past winners of the Headies Next Rated Award

Revisiting the past winners of the Headies Next Rated Award

A detailed look into the wins that aged well and those that

20 Nigerian artists as football stars

20 Nigerian artists as football stars

Davido Ronaldo, Burna Van Djik, Wande Ozil + more perfect comparisons. @ us.

The Shuffle: That time DJ Neptune enlisted M.I, Naeto C & DaGrin for the evergreen rap collab, “123 (Remix)”

The Shuffle: That time DJ Neptune enlisted M.I, Naeto C & DaGrin for the evergreen rap collab, “123 (Remix)”

A gathering of three Nigerian rap unicorns that is both royal and

Meet the visual artists connecting Nigerian album arts of the past & the present

Meet the visual artists connecting Nigerian album arts of the past & the present

The Akure-based artists want to change the way we interact with album art and

We need to stop demanding what kind of music we want to hear from artists

We need to stop demanding what kind of music we want to hear from artists

Opinions are important to interacting with artists and their music, dictating

Essentials: M.I Abaga & A-Q’s thrilling joint project, ‘The Live Report’

Essentials: M.I Abaga & A-Q’s thrilling joint project, ‘The Live Report’

Built off an already established chemistry between both

Mayorkun takes his smash hit, “Geng” around the world on new EP

Mayorkun takes his smash hit, “Geng” around the world on new EP

Featuring M.I, Kwesi Arthur, Russ MB and many others

Rap Song of the Week: A-Q & M.I Abaga deliver “A Class Act”

Rap Song of the Week: A-Q & M.I Abaga deliver “A Class Act”

A commanding cut from two of Nigeria’s leading English

The importance of well-executed Cyphers to the Nigerian rap scene

The importance of well-executed Cyphers to the Nigerian rap scene

On the importance of delivering the best rap cyphers for growth's

M.I Abaga makes a new update to a track on his 2018 album, ‘Yxng Dxnzl’

M.I Abaga makes a new update to a track on his 2018 album, ‘Yxng Dxnzl’

Capitalising on one of the interesting possibilities of the streaming

Essentials: M.I Abaga redresses his self-assured persona on ‘Judah (EP)’

Essentials: M.I Abaga redresses his self-assured persona on ‘Judah (EP)’

A thoughtful project that shows the rapper taking delight in who he is at the