Afrorolls has come through again, this time with the much awaited official video to his banging single “Alasiko”. The video is once again directed by Mazi Ifeanyi who has been involved in a number of top-notch videos this year.
The title of the song “Alasiko lo laye” means a patient man owns the world. According to Afrorolls, he has had to endure some trying times and be very patient for his time to come. Right now, he aims to share his inspiring story to let the world know how being patient has led him to having a happy life. A good woman, good children, good houses and cars will come to you if only you can wait for your time.
Finally the wait is over! Rilo and his team have released the much anticipated visuals to “Loke” video. The crispy fresh video which was shot in Downtown Indianapolis USA is Directed by Mazi Ifeanyi and shot by Threshold productions.
Olawale Kentucky’s “Mr Kokoka” is already the talk of the town in Indianapolis, USA. The well put together project is comprised of 15 banging songs. This is definitely a body of work we recommend that you take some time to listen to. Features on the project includes Sugar Beast, Ocho Mafia , Hamzy west , Almon , Afrorolls, Oluwatimileyin, all of whom are resident in the United States. This body of work is testament to how much Nigerian music has grown in the diaspora.
Songs like “Make way”, “Silhouette”, “Happy Day”, “Show me” , “Lara” , absolutely blew our minds. This is one of the best Nigerian albums out now and definitely the best Nigerian album released in the USA.
Please listen to “Happy Day” featuring Ocho Mafia and produced by Pelz, one of our many favorite tracks off the album. You can also stream the rest of the album via the Spotify link below.
“The Cultural Wolf,” DJ Buka is the product of music and traditional African culture fused together. DJ Buka, is one of the top ranking Afrobeats DJs in the world. Born and raised in Queens, New York, DJ Buka combines his authentic style, charismatic charm, with the seamless blending of various genres to create his own lane. As a child, he was sent to Nigeria to draw closer to his Igbo culture. Later, he would join his Godfather, DJ Commander Ike at his events and was designated to manage the entertainment segment. This was where DJ Buka was introduced to the idea of spreading culture through music and sound, amplifying his love for music.
From the onset of his career in 2014 to now, DJ Buka has proven an impeccable track record, having DJ’d at notable venues in New York, Miami, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Connecticut, etc., and across the globe in Dubai, London, Haiti, Nigeria, and more. He’s worked with major Afrobeats, Reggae, and Hip-Hop artists such as Burna Boy, Flavour Na Bania, Tekno, Timaya, 2Face, Wande Coal, Reekado Banks, Shatta Wale, Runtown, Ayo Jay , Mr. Vegas, Fetty Wap and more. He is also the official DJ for One Africa Music Fest, the biggest international Afrobeats festival.
The Cultural Wolf’s latest endeavor, “Africa On Demand,” is a curated experience of modern African music that aims to spread culture and uplift others through music. To date, he’s had exclusive guest appearances from Adekunle Gold, Afro B, Starboy Terri, and more! His new song “Poppin” is wavy is listen below.
Fefe Unleashes the video to her trending single titled ” Nice “. The artist from Delta state, Nigeria, has been impressively consistent and at this pace we are comfortable to call her the “QUEEN OF THE SOUTH”
We are expecting more releases from the Platinum dynasty artist in the coming months. Watch “Nice” by fefe Blanco on the labels official youtube page.
Eno Michael takes her brand another level up with the release of her new single which she labels “Baptism of the spirit” . The singing on this one is immaculate and even more impressive is the video. Shot by renowned director and colorist CDB, the video features a vibrant combination of colors that evoke a strong emotion in the minds of the viewers.
Even by her very high standards, Eno Michael still manages to supersede her previous standards. This is not easy to do by any means. Watch and listen to the very well put together visuals to her new single below.
Top Celebrity DJ from Indianapolis, DJ Virus, has been super busy with his music lately. The label owner, fashion enthusiast and DJ has just put out another single after a link up with Ghanaian 🇬🇭 young sensation Petra. The truth about DJ Virus is that he is spreading his brand all across the globe by hooking up with talented artists in every continent. He currently has music featuring acts from well over 20 different countries and I think that’s a brilliant move for exposure.
Know in real life as Petra Miriam Tetteh, Petra, is a Ghanaian RnB/Afro-beat singer that got nominated in 2019 Ghana award USA for Best Female Act. The outcome of the link up produced two songs “Living up mi life” Refix and “Put it pon me”. Starbwoy DJ Virus says we should look out for the music video to be shot in Jamaica in 2021.
T-ME singsong is out with another impressive tune titled “Asotele” . The Nigerian bred Afrobeat singer who lives in the United States of America has been relentless with these releases over the last few months, taking his fans on an exciting musical journey thus far.
Unlike his previous singles which are heavily Afrobeat inspired, Asotele Asotele is inspired by the new Amapiano vibe that originates from the Southern part of Africa. “Asotele” was first leaked by a top DJ from Indianapolis, DJ Drey a few weeks ago so we already had an idea what type of impact this song will make in the USA. The official release date was April 2nd and the song is now available world-wide on all platforms. Listen to “Asotele” below. It has the potential to be his biggest release so far.
Oluwatimileyin is an extremely talented artist, one that we have spoken about a couple times on this blog. He is a Nigeria who has lived a significant portion of his life in the USA, hence he calls his music Afro-Americo; A sound that is a heavy fusion of Afro-beat and the new Alte wave sweeping across Nigeria.
Oluwatimileyin has just put out his body of work titled My God. My Family. My Universe which according to him is “tells the story of building a successful relationship between a man and a woman by following the teachings based on the spiritual values of God and Jesus Christ”. One of our favorite tracks off this project is “Busayo”. This awesome wedding song reminds me so much of the butterflies in your belle when you find a soulmate. This body of work pulls together prominent artists like Stella Labelle, Timmy Rochy, Mr. Duke, T-ME Singsong, and Olufolarin. They all add enormously to the weight and value of the project. Listen to “Busayo” below and also click the link to buy the entire body of work.
Indiana based Nigeria musician Olufolarin collaborates with Obanz again to produce another dope track titled “1-800-ON-LINE”. This is not the first or the last dope collaboration from these two, they are like bread and butter on a track. I must warn you, 1-800-ON-LINE is a pretty explicit song but it sets the tone for a perfect night with the opposite sex. This is the 13th single Olufolarin has put out, and at this point we are anticipating a project from the young singer; A project he says is on the way. Ladies and gentlemen hit the play button and enjoy this dope tune.
Multi-talented Nigerian American artist, Olalekan Olaniyan better known as Olared is out with another smashing single title “Money & Swag”. According to him, this is a song he came up with after he fell into depression as result of breaking up with a girl he was dating who told him he was broke and needed to fix his financial issues.
Produced, mixed, and mastered by the late talented producer, Dokta Frabz; Olared is ready to take on the music industry by storm with his unique style of music and a touch of Afrobeat which he admits is inspired by the late rapper Dagrin. The Oyo State born singer is currently signed under the management of Heyjay World Entertainment and his new single “Money & Swag” is currently available on all music platforms.
Indianapolis rapper Kolly Bizzle is out with a new song that features Jamaican born singer D-Feezy. This Joint titled “Paper flow” was released some days ago and is already enjoying some massive likes, shares , and hits from music fans in the city of Indianapolis. Watch catches my attention is how the Nigerian and Jamaican are able to bridge the gap between cultures to create a seamless flow. This collaboration is definitely a move in the right direction for all parties involved and it is an indication of bigger things to come.
Ligero Luz, born October 10th, 1991, is a masked songwriter, producer and musician from Nigeria. A new face in the entertainment industry, he is set to combine his inborn Afro groove with other genres from different parts of the world, unifying the world in the area of sound.
First time we heard of him was “Fire” by Doystks and now he is set to release his own body of work. His debut single called “Easy” just dropped today. Its an Afro-beat song taking a few elements from electronic dance music and pop. The song is produced by Favour Aigbodion, a budding 18 year old Nigerian producer.
Ligero Luz is known for putting out covers to many songs including “Loyal” by Partynextdoor featuring Drake, “Gentility” by Wande coal & Melvitto, “Skeletun” by Tekno and “Thong song” by Sisqo where he gave an Afro-beat groove to the legendary verses of that song. Listen to Easy below .
Just when I thought I know all the emerging talents in Indianapolis, USA , then comes this extremely talented rapper known as Ben Alfah. His flows are on point and his delivery is really top-notch.
Godsfavour ben popularly known as Ben Alfah is an African American Hip-hop artist. Born Nigeria and raised Ghanaian has made his music versatile, merging his knowledge from afro-music and Hip-hop to create his unique style and flow.
Ben Alfah dropped his first ep back in 2020 which consisted of five songs. One being “where you at” in which he hails the city in the USA where he resides Indianapolis.
Newly signed Afro-pop artist Hitboy Kellz drops his new single under his new imprint L-easy Music World-wide. There is a lot to be expected from Hitboy Kellz as he makes moves to position himself and the label on the Afro-beat music map and replay the trust accorded him by his label owner L-Easy.
The artist from southern Nigeria is described as an Afro-beat artist with a bias for Reggae and R&B. This exceptional fusion makes his style quite unique. His latest work , a song titled “confused” produced by ace beat-maker Northboi showcases a blend of R&B and Reggae vibes over a very smooth and melodic instrumental. The song, which was officially put out to the media by L-Easy Music World-wide on Friday 26th, February 2021 is already doing very well on radio stations in Nigeria and on digital platforms.
Leading artist from Indianapolis, USA, Okunola Adedamola also known as Rilo, puts out another solid single barely one month after dropping the chat topping single “No do”. We definitely feel that “No do” was still enjoying some massive attention at the top and Chargie has come to steal some of that attention away especially with the fact that it was released with a catchy visualizer. Watch catchy Chargie visualizer below.
Chargie is definitely a song to look out for. Kudos to team Rilo for bringing the heat in 2021.
Hamzy west recently released his EP Vibes and Seduction and we are so impressed with the quality of songs on it. The boy from Ibadan also impressed with his performance at the just concluded February edition of Exhibit A. Hamzy west, who has consistently put out solid tracks like “Tonight” and “Remember the time” continues in his rich vein of form. We anticipate the videos of some tracks on his EP.
This track handle it featuring Carma is one of our favorite Jams on “Vibes and Seduction” which also includes massive singles like “Only you” and “Breathe”. Listen to Handle it below
Aspiring Afro-Pop Artist from Indiana, USA, T-Music is releases a crazy new single, Forever. Afro lovers all over are dancing to the new single on all music streaming platforms. T-Music is a Malawian-American Afro-Pop artist from Northern Indiana who has created his own distinctive style fusing melodic harmonies with an afro bounce . T-Music style also offers a combination of Afrobeat, Pop, Acapella, and R&B.
Afro-Pop is an energetic wave giving you a combination of the rhythmic accents of afro-beat while asserting the melodic tones of Pop music.
Forever is about a person who is devoting time to someone they want for a lifetime. Play Forever at the next social gathering whether it be , date night, or wedding for the gentleman pursuing the most beautiful woman at the party. This song will get partners rolling to an upbeat tune. Statements like “You’re one of a kind, I’m loving the way that you shine, My African Queen, can you choose to be with me, are all pleasing to the heart.” Move to Forever by T-Music on your preferred music streaming platform.
From the inception, worship has been an integral part of Nigeria’s Christian culture. The saying that “if you cannot get to God’s heart through prayers, you should try through worship”, is absolutely valid. We as a people cannot do without worshipping God. One person who has stood out from a vast majority of gospel artists and is in the forefront of ensuring that there are well composed and refreshing songs to worship with is Eno Michael.
Eno Michael is a voice from God’s temple with a call to administer healing, hope, and love to the world through her music. With two albums titled “Your love” and “Forever” she is an anointed gospel songwriter and singer with the rare ability to lift your mood and spirit through praises and connect her listeners to the Devine. Her gift and talents have put her on global platforms like “The experience” and “The Akwa Ibom State Carol”. Her passion cuts across fashion, lifestyle, and community outreaches to the sick and downtrodden in the society. The Gospel artist resident in Port-Harcourt Nigeria is emerging as the new face of Gospel music from Nigeria Listen and download her recent single Set time below
It’s valentine’s weekend and Duncan Daniels is already fighting for Love. The new father has begun the year in positive fashion releasing a lovely melody he made for his new born, but i am guessing that the song is not an official single. “Fight for Your Love” is Duncan Daniels first official single of 2021 and ushers in post pandemic fun vibes as he taps in Port Harcourt City Street-hop star Abobi Eddieroll and Saxophonist; Lady Albatross, for this Amapiano Afro-pop dance hit! Click the link below to stream on your favorite digital platform. Congrats Duncan and welcome to fatherhood.
Versatile Nigerian Afro-beat artist Fefe Blanco is out with her first single of 2021 titled “Nice”. This is coming after the success of her EP titled “Uncommon” released in the early parts of last year. The banging single is the first in a series of singles expected to be released in 2021. Platinum Dynasty is offering 3,000 free downloads on Mazifeanyidotcom. Click play and download for free below
Temitope Raymomd Jatto, popularly known as Ray1, is a highly rated American Based Nigeria Afro-Fusion Artiste. Haven relocated to Buffalo, New York, his Love for his roots and Motherland has constantly made him connect with African sounds and that has continued to influence his style. He grew up listening to Legendary Artistes like Nate Dog,Isley Brothers,Fela Kuti,Lagbaja, ASA. Jacob Banks, Tuface Idibia, Burna Boy and a host of others.
In previous years, Ray1 has released critically acclaimed singles such as “Igwe”, “Designer”, “Classy Lady”, “No worry no hurry”, and “Eni Rere” just to mention a few . It’s 2021, and Ray1 has released another project titled “6 Units”. The project shows a deep passion for alternative music and an unflinching desire to tell the African Story to the World through Music. He is a Composer, producer and a song writer. Listen to “Michael Power” off the just released EP. Hit the button below to stream the EP on spotify.