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Nigerian pop is global, but it isn’t exempt from the corrupting effects of home

Nigerian pop is global, but it isn’t exempt from the corrupting effects of home

An environment that can’t properly sustain its music is a net

The significance of Kendrick Lamar releasing his album from Ghana

The significance of Kendrick Lamar releasing his album from Ghana

It's a flex for Ghana and

Best New Music: Burna Boy reinforces his superpower with “Last Last”

Best New Music: Burna Boy reinforces his superpower with “Last Last”

Off his next album 'Love

Obongjayar shares highly anticipated debut album, ‘Some Nights I Dream of Doors’

Obongjayar shares highly anticipated debut album, ‘Some Nights I Dream of Doors’

Building on his wondrous knack for making profoundly affecting

NATIVE Exclusive: BOJ is creating from a place of freedom

NATIVE Exclusive: BOJ is creating from a place of freedom

“I make the music I like and I know there’s people that will like

A 1-Listen review of Money Badoo’s ‘PORN$TAR’

A 1-Listen review of Money Badoo’s ‘PORN$TAR’

There’s a lot to like about PORN$TAR and, by extension, Money

What’s Going On: Minimum wage increase in Kenya, FIFA sanctions for Nigeria & more

What’s Going On: Minimum wage increase in Kenya, FIFA sanctions for Nigeria & more

Notable headlines from around the

A 1-listen review of Terri’s new EP, ‘In Transit’

A 1-listen review of Terri’s new EP, ‘In Transit’

one of Nigerian pop’s rising

Best New Music: YoungstaCPT immortalises his memory of Riky Rick on “Dear Rikhado, Love Riyadh”

Best New Music: YoungstaCPT immortalises his memory of Riky Rick on “Dear Rikhado, Love Riyadh”

Extending grace and accepting the finality of

Odunsi The Engine, Yves Tumor & more slated for Mowalola-curated STUDIO X

Odunsi The Engine, Yves Tumor & more slated for Mowalola-curated STUDIO X

Mark April 14 on calendar and get your

TurnTable Top 50: Asake ascends to No. 1 after Burna Boy-assisted “Sungba (Remix)”

TurnTable Top 50: Asake ascends to No. 1 after Burna Boy-assisted “Sungba (Remix)”

The third artist to score multiple chart toppers from a

Davido joins Trinidad Cardona and Aisha on FIFA World Cup 2022 single, “Hayya Hayya (Better Together)”

Davido joins Trinidad Cardona and Aisha on FIFA World Cup 2022 single, “Hayya Hayya (Better Together)”

music and football can unite the

Four takeaways from the inaugural Billboard Afrobeats chart

Four takeaways from the inaugural Billboard Afrobeats chart

Amidst the excitement, there's some insightful points to look

What’s Going On Special: A series of fatal attacks rock Kaduna

What’s Going On Special: A series of fatal attacks rock Kaduna

Prayers to survivors, family of victims, and everyone living under the dark cloud of imminent danger in

Streaming is making legal access to music easier, but at what cost?

Streaming is making legal access to music easier, but at what cost?

Everyone but the listener can lay claim to ownership of the music in the era of unguarded

Best New Music: Elaine offers romantic assurance on glossy single, “Shine”

Best New Music: Elaine offers romantic assurance on glossy single, “Shine”

A gleaming pop

BNXN, Cruel Santino & the importance of artist name trademarks

BNXN, Cruel Santino & the importance of artist name trademarks

A previously neglected area of the music business in

The Shuffle: “Bachelor’s Life” exemplifies the timelessness of 9ice’s ‘Gongo Aso’

The Shuffle: “Bachelor’s Life” exemplifies the timelessness of 9ice’s ‘Gongo Aso’

Featuring Reminisce, XP and Six

What’s Going On: Chad peace talks, Google celebrates cultural heritage in Mali & more

What’s Going On: Chad peace talks, Google celebrates cultural heritage in Mali & more

Notable stories from around the

Songs of the Day: New Music from Victony, BOJ, Diamond Platinumz & more

Songs of the Day: New Music from Victony, BOJ, Diamond Platinumz & more

Some of the best songs you need to hear this

Oxlade signs recording deal with Columbia Records

Oxlade signs recording deal with Columbia Records

With help from Epic Records France & Sony