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Hot Takes: Ayra Claps Back, #BalenciagaGate, Qatar World Cup & More

Hot Takes: Ayra Claps Back, #BalenciagaGate, Qatar World Cup & More

"Me no get the time for the hate and bad

Essentials: Ukweli & Xenia Manasseh Explore Minimalist Grooves On New EP, ‘Maybe’

Essentials: Ukweli & Xenia Manasseh Explore Minimalist Grooves On New EP, ‘Maybe’

a succinct offering of five R&B-tinged songs

NATIVE Exclusive: The Many Faces & Voices of Dwin, The Stoic

NATIVE Exclusive: The Many Faces & Voices of Dwin, The Stoic

a master of ballads is staking his claim in the wider terrain of African

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Tomi Agape, EMPIRE, Maleek Berry & More

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Tomi Agape, EMPIRE, Maleek Berry & More

new music for your

NATIVE RESET ISSUE: Asake, Undisputed

NATIVE RESET ISSUE: Asake, Undisputed

Asake's time is

EXCLUSIVE: Lagos-based artist Smada signs to NATIVE Records

EXCLUSIVE: Lagos-based artist Smada signs to NATIVE Records

"NATIVE is

TurnTable Top 100: Mavin’s “Won Da Mo” climbs into the top five

TurnTable Top 100: Mavin’s “Won Da Mo” climbs into the top five

While Kizz Daniel sets a new record for most cumulative weeks at No.

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Busiswa, Reekado Banks, J.Derobie & More

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Busiswa, Reekado Banks, J.Derobie & More

New week, new

Best New Music: Somadina and L0la deliver the psychedelic-inspired anthem, “WDYWFM”

Best New Music: Somadina and L0la deliver the psychedelic-inspired anthem, “WDYWFM”

a dreamy standout from the

For The Girls: Introducing Beauty Beat, The UK’s First-Ever Beauty Festival For Women Of Colour

For The Girls: Introducing Beauty Beat, The UK’s First-Ever Beauty Festival For Women Of Colour

Mark your calendars: 3-4

uNder: Best New Artists (November, 2022)

uNder: Best New Artists (November, 2022)

Featuring Africaine, Mauim√łon, Soa Mattrix &

EXPLAINED: Nigerian Music Has A Streaming Farm Problem

EXPLAINED: Nigerian Music Has A Streaming Farm Problem

BNXN and Ruger's latest spat reveals the industry-wide phenomenon that has been growing alongside the music

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Oxlade, BNXN, Goodgirl LA & More

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Oxlade, BNXN, Goodgirl LA & More

stellar new records to start off the weekend

What’s Going On: Nigeria Unveils New Naira Notes, Power Shortage In Kenya & More

What’s Going On: Nigeria Unveils New Naira Notes, Power Shortage In Kenya & More

Notable headlines from across the

The Qatar 2022 World Cup is riddled with controversy

The Qatar 2022 World Cup is riddled with controversy

The result of one of the most unholy alliances in football

A 1-Listen Review of Somadina’s Debut EP, ‘Heart Of The Heavenly Undeniable’

A 1-Listen Review of Somadina’s Debut EP, ‘Heart Of The Heavenly Undeniable’

a glittering resume of punk-inspired songs

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Odumodublvck, Alpha P, Somadina & More

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Odumodublvck, Alpha P, Somadina & More

mid week tunes

NATIVE Premiere: Soundz Wants To Have Your “Attention”

NATIVE Premiere: Soundz Wants To Have Your “Attention”

a clear expression of his R&B

TurnTable Top 100: Wizkid And Ayra Starr Debut At No.5 With “2 Sugar”

TurnTable Top 100: Wizkid And Ayra Starr Debut At No.5 With “2 Sugar”

Young Jonn's "Xtra Cool" holds at No.1

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Tim Lyre, Wande Coal, Minz & More

Songs Of The Day: New Music From Tim Lyre, Wande Coal, Minz & More

Begin your week with these new releases

Best New Music: Master KG & Joeboy Make A Glorious Pair On New Single, “Laleyi”

Best New Music: Master KG & Joeboy Make A Glorious Pair On New Single, “Laleyi”

the unmissable highs of enjoying one's life