NEW MUSIC|DOLA BILLZ X AD-1: AIYE NRETI FT DAPO TUBURNA

NEW MUSIC|DOLA BILLZ X AD-1: AIYE NRETI FT DAPO TUBURNA

  @dollabillz and @ad1000z  are spitting out London Naijaisms in this joint production with @dapoturbuna  adding the Afrobeat flavour from Nigeria in this rather interesting melange of Afrobeats and Hip Hop with crisp clear production, multi-layered beats and some contrasting flows from the two featured artists, which complement each other very well and maintains the listener’s interest in the track to the very end. Aiye Nreti is Yoruba for World Hope and the discerning listener would recognise that King Sunny Ade released a tune of the same name, thus Dolla Billz, Adam One…

NEW MUSIC|NG BLING DONNE SEULEMENT

NEW MUSIC|NG BLING  DONNE SEULEMENT

NEW MUSIC|NG BLING DONNE SEULMENT Libreville-based Ng Bling @NgBling brings his cheeky blinging Gabonese hip-hop style to the fore in Donne Seulement (Give only) from his debut EP Dreamer, a typical urban African tale of when a guy tries to woo a pretty girl that he meets in the shop and gets more than he bargained for! #DonneSeulement Tweet

Teck-Zilla :Chicken & Chips/ Crackers & Cranberry Juice EP

Teck-Zilla :Chicken & Chips/ Crackers & Cranberry Juice EP

Montreal based Nigerian producer, Teck-Zilla is at it again as he drops his latest instrumental tape titled “Chicken & Chips/ Crackers & Cranberry Juice EP”. The EP is far removed from what he is known for as he ventures into the dubstep/electronic/trap region. The project is a collection of ideas and concepts that brewed over time, whilst Teck-Zilla immersed himself in the Montreal electronic music scene. “I’ve always been of the school of thought that one should endeavour to push your limits whenever you can. I learn everyday by trying…

Listening to Black Vulcanite

Listening to Black Vulcanite

There is a masterpiece of art drawn on a canvas made out of an understanding of patriotism, respect for history and the impact of culture. It is a magnum opus created through intense intellect and interpretative analysis. This masterpiece is “Remember the Future”, a conscious rap ensemble of Black Vulcanite. Black Vulcanite is the talented trio that is composed of Nikolai Tjongarero, Mark Mushiva and Allain Villet. These different characters complement each other by embracing their individual skills. Even when they diverge on certain issues one can see the deep…

Juliyaa – Stars and Dragons

Juliyaa – Stars and Dragons

‘Stars & Dragons’, the debut EP from singer-songwriter Juliyaa (@juliyaamusic) showcasing her diverse musical influences and charting her musical journey to date. It features rapper Frisco (Boy Better Know) and production by Basil Hanson, Antony OTB and Mo-Keyz. The EP title symbolically represents her unique cultural heritage – a combination of the ‘Red Dragon’ of Wales and the ‘Black Star’ of Ghana. Watch the music video for the EP’s first single ‘Tidal Wave’ below. ‘Stars & Dragons’ is available as a free download. Bump Stars & Dragons by Juliyaa Tweet

Block Kids on the New

Block Kids on the New

Block Kids on the New is a dynamic Hip Hop duo hailing from Pretoria, South Africa, consisting of MrRiz aka Rizmagik and Skivvy-G aka Joe Nameless, who both rap and make beats. What was initially a joke between childhood friends with a number of past collaborations, the name Block Kids On The New soon stuck as a moniker the two would go on would use for their Self-titled Debut EP. Bringing the funk-playful facet of Hip Hop which has been much forsaken in past years is what these two beat…