Drake breaks The Beatles’ record for most Top 5 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart

Drake has been crowned the artist with the most Top 5 singles on the US’ Billboard Hot 100 chart, breaking a record held previously by The Beatles. The feat was achieved by proxy of a guest spot on DJ Khaled‘s…

The Game drops 10-minute diss against Eminem, ‘The Black Slim Shady’

The Game drops 10-minute diss against Eminem, ‘The Black Slim Shady’ The Game has returned with his 10th album, ‘DRILLMATIC Heart Vs. Mind’, which features a 10-minute diss against Eminem titled ‘The Black Slim Shady’. The scorching track opens with…

US rapper Young Thug arrested on gang-related charges, Gunna also indicted

Young Thug, one of the most influential and successful rappers in the US who has twice topped the Billboard album chart, has been arrested on suspicion of gang involvement, and accused of a number of other alleged offences. Twenty-seven other…

Dua Lipa gave Jack Harlow the green light to release song named after her

Jack Harlow sought Dua Lipa’s blessing before releasing a song titled Dua Lipa. The American rapper released a track titled Dua Lipa on his new album, Come Home the Kids Miss You. Appearing on U.S. radio show The Breakfast Club…

Phyno rings in his 3rd LP with no fanfare and says “Deal with It”- Dami Ajayi

He calls this project, “Deal With It” and it is obviously more Hip-Hop in its concept as much as it is good Ole Phyno in delivery. But at 21 tracks, at a time when the album is at best a…

Odunsi is that “rare” thing – Dami Ajayi

Odunsi is the name on every lip. Singer, songwriter and producer par excellence; he is young, unassuming and easily the poster child of the new alternative Nigerian sound championed on SoundCloud. Little wonder, MI Abaga is in awe of him.…

LadiPoe aka Poe is feeling alright-Dami Ajayi

Since his foretaste of limelight on Show Dem Camp’s smash hit “Feel Alright” which was preceded by his debut stellar appearance on the duo’s Victoria Island of Broken Dreams, the word on the street has been that the rap game…

Kanye West will record his new album in Africa (BBC)

Kanye West was supposed to release his ninth album, Yandhi, on Saturday. Three days later, he’s appeared on Saturday Night Live and called for the abolition of the 13th Amendment of the US Constitution, which ended slavery – but the…

M.I aka ” Yxng Dxnzl” should take a chill pill – Dami Ajayi

‘A Study on Self-Worth: Yxng Dxnzl’ is M.I Abaga’s fifth studio album. The second instalment of the much touted (and tweeted) Chocolate City’s L.A.M.B intervention, Yxng Dxnzl is 10 discrete tracks stitched together by snippets of psychotherapy sessions lasting about…

MI’s Rendezvous: Between musical currency and relevance – Dami Ajayi

M.I’s new album, Rendezvous, will cast him in a different light, to devoted fans who have followed his career since  his breakthrough single Crowd Mentality, if only they appraise him differently. Here is Mr Incredible, that short black dude, whose…

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