Author: John Wick of Lagos

afro, hip-hop, alte & whatnot

“I love Naira Marley, but I also love belts!”

The year is 2018, and it’s Easter season and 16-year-old me was at the Youth Alive Convention, in Abeokuta. A Christian gathering, apparently. And I recently got a job at Mp3bullet that required me to keep tabs on trending songs and add life to the site by writing about them. So, I happened to have…
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December 12, 2019 2

“Born 2 Rap”: Analyzing the best foreign hip-hop album of 2019

Okay, so I’m 18 and I love hip-hop and I like to think I’m one of a few my age who still believe in classic hip-hop, the bars, the rap, the culture as a whole and whatnot. But I must confess, the years that I was five, seven, nine and so, I wasn’t fed hip-hop,…
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December 10, 2019 1

On “SoundMan”, Wizkid re-defines afrobeat, and makes ‘perfection’ a reality (Album Review)

Cut the BS, this is grown man music. Wizkid just showed us he’s not one of those kids, and that he is, in fact, the artist of the decade. For a man whose last album was back in 2017, dropping a new album without any promotion or announcement will seem like a bad move. But…
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December 7, 2019 1

Five Nigerian Artists Whose Music Were Featured On Dwayne Johnson’s “Ballers” TV Show

Days ago, I was watching “Hellboy” and there was this particular scene where Rosalia’s “Malamente” was played. It instantly put me in some kind of mood, because “Malamente” is a song that I knew, and loved. I mean, I also knew the song was popular, but still hearing it on that movie still managed to…
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November 20, 2019 0