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The sound of Toronto right now: this music is setting the tone in 2020

As Toronto grows and gets more expensive, there’s angst about displacement of DIY communities and spaces for creativity to flourish. But we’re still thriving. Globe-trotting sounds are meeting on the dance floor, toxicity is being worked out through rockstar swagger, disco is returning to its radical roots. Here are eight snapshots of artists pushing the scene forward and more to watch in 2020. The music they’re making is strong, vibrant and diverse – the whole world in one city’s music scene. Bambii The sound: Dance music for rule-breakers Bambii is part of…

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Nigerians optimistic Burna Boy will win the Grammys

<!– –> Burna Boy on stage By Taiwo Okanlawon Less than a week to the 2020 Grammy Award billed for January 26, Nigerians have taken different social media platforms to express their positive opinion, saying they strongly believe Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy, will win the Award. Burna Boy has been making headlines since he dropped ‘African Giant, his award-winning project. Burna Boy’s nomination was announced in a statement on the Grammy Awards’ website on Wednesday. He was shortlisted for his album, ‘African Giant’ in…

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Legens Boy to Perform in Cape Town; Set to Drop “HERO” Tune Soon

Art has kind and it has to be the biggest passion to every artist since toddler. When artist finds out to get abroad, he/she must be bummed. Music is a great value to Legens Boy as a legend in Malawian music industry. Legens Boy will prove how artist feels when performing live in foreign country. He will perform live in South Africa in city of Cape Town alongside Kwin Bee and Gaffar on Valentine’s day (14th February, 2020) Its great honor for Malawian artists to be seen live on stage…

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50yrs after civil war: Nigerians say ‘never again’

Eminent Nigerians converged on Lagos recently to celebrate 50 years of the end of the Nigeria Civil War at a conference, tagged: “Never Again.” TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE reports W ednesday, January 15, marked 50 years of the end of the Nigeria Civil War fought between the Federal Government and the secessionist state of Biafra and which led to the death of about three million people. Though leaders of the victorious side – Nigeria – declared a “no victors, no vanquished” stance at the end of the war, many easterners (the losers),…

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Music Review: Lil Kesh’s ‘ Kowope’ battles shallow lyrics

Nigerian Afro beat singer, Keshinro Ololade, popularly known as Lil Kesh, ushers in the new year with a brand new single titled “ Kowope“.“ Kowope” which means “ Complete the money ”  which he rendered in Yoruba language, is a song produced by highly skilled beats maker and producer, Runtinz..The rapper, song writer and  CEO Yagi Entertainment, appears to be on a spontaneous speed lane this time, with amazingly nice beats, yet  leaving audience without the right balance in Kowope’ s lyrics. The lyrics “I’m all about my paper, I’m…

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I Painted Faces Of Kids For N50 Back To Make A Living – Singer, Slimcase

Popular Nigerian rapper, Oluwafemi Oladapo Oke-Eko alias Slimcase, recounted his grass to grace story on his Instagram page on Friday. Popular indigeneous rapper, Slimcase The ‘Lamba Xtra’ crooner revealed how he used to draw face paint for kids for N50 just to earn a living, before he struck gold in the music industry. In his words, “I face paint kids for 50N back in days to make a living in a very hot sun under an umbrella, pack all my life savings go studio Before Grace found me”. Read Also: Toyin…

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BBNaija’s Tacha preps for new song with Slim Case

BBNaija reality TV show star, Tacha, will be releasing a new single soon and we can’t wait to listen to it. She made this known during an exclusive interview with Pulse. According to Tacha, as part of her plans to expand the brand, she will be getting herself involved in different projects which include Nollywood and the music industry. “Like I said, I’m going to be exploring a lot of things, this 2020. And like I said I will be leaving my comfort zone to another zone so everybody knows…

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Nigeria Dominates At Sound City Awards Festival

The decade in view is between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2019.1. Fall by Davido (153 million views): The song is the biggest cross-over Nigerian pop song ever. It charted on Billboard’s digital airplay chart. The weirdness is how the song began charting in the US two years after its release. Cardi B also leaked an unreleased remix to the song.2.Way Maker by  Sinach (136 million views): This is the biggest Nigerian cross-over song ever. It is sung in churches across the world and performed by Kanye West’s Sunday Service Choir.3.Pana by Tekno (116 million views): In 2016, this song…

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Harry Song Announces His Engagement To Long Time Girlfriend, Isioma

Nigerian Singer, Harrison Okiri, popularly known as Harry Song has reportedly proposed to his girlfriend, Isioma. Concise news reported that Harry Song Proposed to Isioma, his girlfriend. He posted the news on his Instagram page with a beautiful caption. He wrote:  “I lost my mother when I was very young, I’m happy to have found a mother in youYou care for me, you forgive me so easily, you make my life so beautifulYou’re patient and kind. What a beauty to beholdYou’re my #Isioma” Continue Reading

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Don’t Destroy Nigeria, Gowon, Soyinka, Others Warn Leaders

Fifty years after the end of the Nigerian Civil War, principal actors, historians and other players in the political space have warned against acts capable of destroying the country.Urging Nigerians to see the war years as a reference point for reconciliation and unity, they advised politicians to chart paths for harmonious living among the people.They made this known at the ‘Never Again Conference 2020’ organised by Igbo think-tank, Nzuko Umunna, and Ndigbo Lagos, in collaboration with civil society organisations.In attendance were political historian, Prof. Banji Akintoye; former head of state,…

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