Pheelz Weighs In on Disassociating from Afrobeat Genre Trend
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Pheelz Weighs In on Disassociating from Afrobeat Genre Trend

Nigerian producer-turned-artist, Pheelz, has shared his perspective on the growing trend of Nigerian celebrities distancing themselves from the Afrobeat genre, even as it garners global recognition and evolves. In a recent interview on the Afrobeats Podcast hosted by Adesope, Pheelz addressed the ongoing discourse sparked by artists clarifying their musical genres, including Wizkid’s statement of…

I’m Not an Afrobeats Artiste – Wizkid Clarifies
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I’m Not an Afrobeats Artiste – Wizkid Clarifies

Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Ayodeji Balogun, widely known as Wizkid, has made it clear that he does not identify as an Afrobeats artiste, contrary to popular belief. Taking to his Instagram story on Saturday, Wizkid announced the completion of his next album and issued a disclaimer to his fans. He cautioned them against expecting an Afrobeats…

Afrobeats Ascends to Global Stage, Asserts Independence in Music’s Mainstream
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Afrobeats Ascends to Global Stage, Asserts Independence in Music’s Mainstream

The rise of Afrobeats, spearheaded by Nigerian superstar Burna Boy’s historic performance at the Grammy Awards, marks a significant milestone in the genre’s journey to the forefront of the music industry. Afrobeats, characterized by its infectious rhythms and diverse influences, has been gaining traction worldwide, with Luminate Data’s recent report revealing it as the fastest-growing…

Lots of Talentless People Hiding Behind Afrobeats – Ruggedman
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Lots of Talentless People Hiding Behind Afrobeats – Ruggedman

Veteran rapper Michael Ugochukwu Steven, popularly known as Ruggedman, has voiced his concerns about the misuse of the term “Afrobeats,” alleging that many “talentless people” are exploiting the genre for their own gain. In a candid interview with Chude Jideonwo, Ruggedman expressed his discontent with how the term Afrobeats has been appropriated, stating, “When you…

Ayra Starr Slams Headies for Failing to Award ‘Best Female Artist’ on Stage
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Ayra Starr Slams Headies for Failing to Award ‘Best Female Artist’ on Stage

The recently concluded 2023 Headies Awards, held at the Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, brought together key players in the African music industry for a night of celebration and recognition of Nigerian music talent. One of the night’s significant moments was Ayra Starr’s triumph in the Best Female Artist category. She emerged victorious…

Interview: DJ Charlie Shee Opens Up on His Travels, Relationship With P-Square, Afrobeat and Nigerian Music (Watch)
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Interview: DJ Charlie Shee Opens Up on His Travels, Relationship With P-Square, Afrobeat and Nigerian Music (Watch)

In an illuminating and exclusive interview, internationally acclaimed DJ Charlie Shee offers a captivating insight into his extensive travels, his unique bond with P-Square, his perspective on Afrobeat music, and his genuine admiration for the vibrant Nigerian music landscape. Recognized worldwide for his prowess behind the decks, DJ Charlie Shee steps away from the limelight…

Celebrities React to Burna Boy’s Statement About Afrobeats Lacking ‘Substance’
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Celebrities React to Burna Boy’s Statement About Afrobeats Lacking ‘Substance’

Prominent figures from Africa’s music scene have chimed in with their reactions to Burna Boy’s recent interview in which he shared his perspective on what Afrobeats signifies to him. In the lead-up to the release of his forthcoming album “I Told Them,” Nigerian music sensation Burna Boy sat down for an interview with Apple Music….

Timeless Tour: Davido Shocks Fans in Houston With 2 Special Guest Artists
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Timeless Tour: Davido Shocks Fans in Houston With 2 Special Guest Artists

Davido was the highlight of the day in Houston, Texas, as the singer thrilled fans at his Timeless concert and also brought a special guest artist on stage. What an unforgettable night it was for all the fans who packed the Toyota Center to the brim for Davido’s Timeless concert. The energy in the air…

Watch Burna Boy – Sittin’ On Top Of The World Featuring 21 Savage
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Watch Burna Boy – Sittin’ On Top Of The World Featuring 21 Savage

Renowned Nigerian artist Burna Boy has delighted fans worldwide with the release of the highly anticipated official music video for his hit song ‘Sittin’ on Top of The World.’ The track, featuring acclaimed American rapper 21 Savage, has already captivated listeners with its infectious beats and thought-provoking lyrics. Now, the visual masterpiece takes the song…

Nollywood Showed the World Nigerian Entertainment Before Afrobeats – Omotola (Video)
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Nollywood Showed the World Nigerian Entertainment Before Afrobeats – Omotola (Video)

Veteran Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, popularly known as Omosexy has said Nollywood introduced the Nigerian Entertainment industry to the world way before Afrobeats.Omotola made the revelation in a post on her Instagram page on Thursday while reminiscing her impact on Nollywood and the world before the emergence of social media. She also shared the…