Wednesday, 31 July 2013

iAfrica... Nizzy - Drumstick (Video)

UK-based Nigerian AfroPop / Afrobeats crooner and songwriter Nizzy is back in the limelight with his excellent new single "Drumstick" and a brilliant new music video to accompany it. 

The video was shot and directed by critically acclaimed UK directors Chas Appeti and Simon Dewey, the music video for "Drumstick" is an infectious summery affair shot across the backdrops of the city of London which brings the organic Caribbean/Reggae feel of the single further to life. "Drumstick" was produced by Kodistarr. Watch "Drumstick" UP Above...


Monday, 29 July 2013

iAfrica... DizZY VC + Atumpan - Jekin Jekin (Video)

DizZY VC has turned up the heat with his summer anthem "Jekin Jekin". The single features a captivating verse from Atumpan and an upbeat production from Star Boy Ent's Maleek Berry. Watch "Jekin Jekin" UP Above.


iAfrica... Ezi Emela - Feeling Good

British Nigerian AfroPop/ Afrobeats princess Ezi Emela is back with an infectious new smash single titled "Feeling Good" to take over your Summer this year. Following her previous two singles, "Catch My Heart" featuring Mista Silva and "Secret Lover" featuring E.M.E's Skales, Ezi Emela defintely makes it three for free on hit records with this P2J-produced Summer dance anthem. Listen and Download "Feeling Good" Down Below...

Download Link: Ezi Emela - Feeling Good


iAfrica... Eva Alordiah - Lights Out

Nigeria's favourite female rapper Eva comes back hotter and sexier than the last time we heard from her, with her new single "Lights Out".  The new single should easily become every girl's favourite, one the fellas can love and also one to bump in every club. Listen and Download "Lights Out" Down Below...

Download Link: Eva - Lights Out


iMusic... Joel Compass - Astronaut (Video)

R&B is welcoming Joel Compass who has with no doubt made an explosive single that will take you higher than the sky into space, with his new single "Astronaut". The official video that has been released today has already hit more than two thousand views, with many viewers calling Mr Joel Compass the new Ne-yo and as we all know Ne-yo is a legendary R&B singer and song writer that has smashed the charts with top hits such as "So Sick"and "Miss independent". The song "Astronaut" is both R&B and Soulful and is going to be the signature song for the rising star Joel Compass. Congratulations Joel and welcome to the music industry. 


iAfrica... Wale Kwame - So Bad

Kwame Olawale Adadeyoh, a fast rising artist also known as Wale Kwame is a 20 year old Atlanta based talented Nigerian Hip Hop Artist, Singer and Producer. Known for his previous covers and freestyles such as; "Hold On" (an Omo Pastor cover) and "Novocane" to name a few. Wale Kwame has now dropped his brand new addictive single "So Bad" produced by Scarface and co-produced by Shizzi. Listen and Download "So Bad" Down Below...

Download Link: Wale Kwame - So Bad


iAfrica... DRB LasGidi - Take Control

DRB LasGidi are back to "Take Control" of the Summer with their brand new single titled "Take Control". Taken from the forthcoming #AFROBEATSUKEP which is brought to you by Fli5Star and OY Production. 

Laced with lush conga drums deep bass guitar strings and sexy saxophone arrangements and accompanied by an infectious and catchy hook from BOJ ans lyrical fire from Tee Zee and FreshL, "Take Control" is exactly what the doctor ordered. Listen and Download "Take Control" Down Below...


iFashion... Beyonce in New H&M Swim Wear Collection (Video)

Beyonce has teamed up with H&M to advertise their new amazing collection of swim wear. The video not only shows the wide collection of swim wear but also shows how Mother of one Beyonce has shaped up this summer as we see her curvy and bootylicious body. Also in the advert Beyonce is  dancing to her unreleased summer beat "Standing In The Sun" from her unreleased Album Mrs Carter. 


iConcert... Davido Live @ Indig02 (Sunday, September 15) - WIN TICKTES

Nigerian Pop star Davido embarks on his first ever UK tour in September and will be kicking off his string of concerts in London at the Indig02 on Sunday, September 15. Brought to you by Smade and Que-B, the London concert will be hosted by Eddie Kadi and will feature support performances from the likes of Tillaman, Mista Silva, YFS and Mo Eazy. As we always do, we've got two pairs of tickets to give away to the London leg of Davido's UK tour so read on to find out how you can get your hands on these bad boys!

Friday, 26 July 2013

iMusic... Little Simz - So Gone (Freestlye)

Emerging London female Hip-Hop artist Little Simz is not resting on her laurels just yet following the release of her XY.ZED mixtape and she recently dropped off this freestyle over Monica's classic tune "So Gone" and she brings the heat, listen below and look out for her new mixtape Black Canvas coming soon...


iMusic... Kane - Raindrops (Video)

Here are the brand new visuals for "Raindrops", the latest single from 18-year old British R&B singer and songwriter Kane. Check it out UP top and pre-order the single below...


Thursday, 25 July 2013

iMusic... Sango + JMSN - Affection

With North, the debut album from Sango out this week on Soulection, the Seattle beatsmith also lets go of the album's latest single "Affection" which features JMSN and was premiered on Noisey recently. Check out the lush single below and check out Sango's North album here.


Wednesday, 24 July 2013

iAfrica.. Moelogo + Fuse ODG - What They Want

UK Afrobeats sensations Moelogo and Fuse ODG have come together to deliver one of the biggest collaboration of 2013 titled "What They Want" from the forthcoming self-titled debut EP from Moelogo. The track was produced by producer and beatsmith Bayoz Muzik. Listen and Download "What They Want" Down Below...


iFilm... Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom Official (Trailer)

The clip shows an aged Nelson Mandela, though the film will mostly portray his younger days as a fighter against white political supremacy. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is a drama based on the South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography written by himself, which shows an insight of his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming the first democratically elected President of South Africa.

iAfrica... Boddhi Satva - Ancestral Soul Interpretations Part 2 (Mixtape)

Central African Replublic DJ/Producer Boddhi Satva unveils the second installment of his critically acclaimed Ancestral Soul Interpretations mixtape series and this volume sees Boddhi add his Afro-House spin to music from the likes of Miguel, Rihanna and Justin Timberlake as well as remix classic records from Tracy Chapman and Maxwell among others. This one is a must have for everyone, but especially for you Afro-House heads - listen above and download below...

Download: Boddhi Satva - Ancestral Soul Interpretations Part 2 (Mixtape)


iMusic... MiMi Storm - MiMi In Wonderland EP

North London female rapper MiMi Storm unveils her brand new EP titled MiMi In Wonderland for your listening pleasure. Featuring 7 all new tracks that portray her bass-centric fusion of Dubstep, Drum & Bass and Hip-Hop, MiMi Storm's new EP sees her work closely with Dubstep producer and long-time collaborator Nutty P to bring to us a brand of British music she calls "futuristic wave". Listen and download the MiMi In Wonderland EP below.


Tuesday, 23 July 2013

iEvent... African Kings of Comedy @ Indig02 (Saturday, August 3) - WIN TICKETS

U Got Jokes and Live London have joined forces to bring to you African Kings of Comedy & Friends, one of the biggest comedy events of the year taking place in London. Hosted by Eddie Kadi with stand-up performances coming from the likes of Richard Blackwood, Kevin J and Fumbi, the night will be taking place on Saturday, August 3 at the Indig02 and will also feature CEO Dancers from Britain's Got Talent and live music from Moelogo.

And we've got a pair of tickets to give away… read on to find out more!

iEvent... Izzy Bizu Sunday Sessions (July 21 - August 18)

19-year old Singer/Songwriter Izzy Bizu is gearing up to release her debut EP titled Coolbeanz on September 1 via ILuvLive Records  and before that, Izzy will be playing a series of free gigs across London aptly titled Sunday Sessions. Each session will start at 2pm with Izzy's live set kicking off at 3.30pm, read on below for the full list of dates and venues.

iMusic... Esskay - Waves (Music Video)

Premiered on SBTV, here are the brand new visuals from London rapper Esskay for his latest single titled "Waves" which is taken from his forthcoming mixtape White Noise and follows on from the previously released "Mr. Tramp" single. Enjoy the visuals UP top directed by Tracer Ital.


Monday, 22 July 2013

iAfrica... Caze - Your Body + Sexy Delilah

"Jeun Soke crooner 'Caze' is back at it again with not one but two hot fresh singles titled "Your Body" and "Sexy Delilah". Earlier premiered on The Beat 99.9 FM, the two ear candies were produced by V.I.C but mixed and mastered by the acclaimed Foster Zeeno and it is as stellar as afro-pop music come these days. Caze takes charges on the show-stopping 'Your Body', demanding more of the body on an infectious afro-pop/house instrumentation aimed at taking over the charts and dance-floors in different terrains; on the other hand, the ragga inspired 'Sexy Delilah' sees Caze being lent a helping hand by his FM-INC label-mate 'Fulstop' and together they serve a sexy mid-tempo waist whining number. Listen, download, share and enjoy!" - Press Release
"Your Body":

"Sexy Delilah":

Download: Your Body // Sexy Delilah


Saturday, 20 July 2013

iFilm... Top 50 Nigerian TV Shows Of All Time

Before Nollywood became a name synonymous with "Nigerian television", TV shows and programs were big items for Nigerians to tune to. However all that started to dwindle in 1992, with the release of Nollywood's first main product, Living in Bondage, which made people look at releasing home videos and what could be earned from it.

Friday, 19 July 2013

iMusic... Sango - Here With Me

Here is the brand new single from Michigan-based producer Sango titled "Here With Me" for your listening pleasure. Taken from his forthcoming debut album 'North' which drops on July 23 via Soulection, "Here With Me" is also available for free download here.


Thursday, 18 July 2013

iMusic... Incisive + Julian Marley + Dionne Reid - Winners (Video)

"Winners - a summer banger with a positive message, sitting on a bed of reggae influenced, bassline heavy production by TE1. With this in mind, who better to lace the chorus than Julian Marley, one of sons of Legend himself Bob Marley. In true reggae style, UK songstress Dionne Reid seals the deal with heart warming backing vocals to assist."
Out on August 19 via MyIsh Records, enjoy the excellent new music single and video from London rapper/producer Incisive titled "Winners" which features Julian Marley and Dionne Reid. Check it out UP top...

iCompetition... 'Brothers With No Game' Need A New Theme Song

"After a successful opening season which accumulated over 400,000 views, 6 LA Web Series Festival 2013 Awards and major coverage in The Guardian, The Voice, The Grio (NBC News) & G4 (NBC Universal) to name a few; ‘Brothers With No Game – The Web Series’ announces its official return for Season 2. This time they want YOU to be involved. They are looking for a new theme song for the show and are taking entries from YOU. Submit a new track or pre-recorded track specifically for Brothers With No Game to stand in with a chance of having the soundtrack to one of UK’s top Web Series." 
After all submissions, the creators will shortlist their favourites and choose one. 


Theme song submissions can be in the form of a jingle, full track or instrumental.
Any genre is welcome as long as the track is specific towards our show’s themes.
Any artist in any country can submit.


You can either upload your track on youtube or send us an mp3 at
The deadline for submission is 26th July 2013.


Wednesday, 17 July 2013

iCompetition... Win A Copy Of Kevin Mark Trail's 'Hope Star' Album

"This dreadlocks-spotting singer, songwriter, producer and traveler is being referred to as the “Messiah of Acoustic Black British music” and this is certainly not a far call after listening to some of the songs from his debut EP Sketches and the more recent project, Hope Star."
Featuring eleven beautiful songs, Hope Star, the latest album from British Acoustic Soul artist Kevin Mark Trail is being described as "something fresh, something genuine and some excellent and bona fide music" and three lucky readers can win a copy of the album. Read on and follow the instructions to find out how...

Monday, 15 July 2013

iAfrica... Henrisoul - Blow My Mind (Video)

Henrisoul debuts the brand new music video for his latest single "Blow My Mind" directed by Clarence Peters for Capital Dreams Pictures. Check it out UP top...


Friday, 12 July 2013

iMusic... Curtis Moore + Scorcher - Lipstick (Sunship Remix)

To be released on August 28 alongside the original single and remixes from Andi Durrant, Q Block and Cutmore, enjoy this Sunship remix of former X-Factor contestant Cutis Moore's forthcoming single featuring UK Rap veteran Scorcher titled "Lipstick".


Wednesday, 10 July 2013

iAfrica... Yemi Alade - Bamboo (Video)

"Vocal powerhouse 'Yemi Alade' sings out herheart in this mid-tempo ballad 'Bamboo' produced by hitmaker 'Fliptyce'. Depicting the strength of the love likened to that of a 'bamboo'; Yemi glows in this beautiful yet sensual music video directed by 'Frames' in scene themes ranging from leather to hip-hop to black-lipstick and tea lights. After-all, it is the 'Ghen Ghen Love' diva's stellar vocal performance drives the song home and makes one want to love." - Press Release
Yemi Alade debuts the brand new music video for her latest single "Bamboo" for your viewing pleasure, check it out UP top...


Tuesday, 9 July 2013

iMusic... Joel Baker - Further Than Feelings (Video)

Joel Baker's "Further Than Feelings" is one of the British songs of the year. Believe me or not but that's exactly what we said about Ben Howard's "Keep Your Head Up" two or so years ago before anyone was talking about him and now look. Enough about predictions because one of the songs of the year now has accompanying visuals to go with it, enjoy it UP top...


iEvent... MusicConnex Live @ The Flyover (Saturday, July 20) - WIN TICKETS

After their successful first showcase in June, MusicConnex return with the second installment of MusicConnex Live, this time featuring live performances from Shea Soul, Shan Smile and special guest Tatiana Mayfield all the way from the US, and taking place on Saturday, July 20 at The Flyover in West London.

And we've got a pair of tickets to give away… so read on.

Monday, 8 July 2013

iAfrica... Vibe Squad - Come Over (Video)

Vibe Squad are back with their brand new single "Come Over" via ABM Records. The track is written and produced by J.O.A.T. "Come Over" is a smooth mid tempo dance floor filler with modern pop sensibilities that sees the Afrobeats duo of Kelvin and Wizzy showcase their trademark vocal tones and fluid delivery that audiences across Europe and Africa have come to love. Watch "Come Over" UP Above... 


Saturday, 6 July 2013

iAfrica... Sona - Summertime (Produced by Sheyman)

UK Afrobeats newcomer Sona releases his debut single "Summertime" produced by Trybes Records Sheyman. Listen to the single below...


Thursday, 4 July 2013

iAfrica... Dr Victor Olaiya ft 2Face Idibia - Baby Mi Da (Baby Jowo Remix)

2Face Idibia has bought us the great visuals to his remix of Dr Victor Olaiya's classic single "Baby Jowo". The video which shows the old and new coming together was directed by Kunle Afolayn. Watch "Baby Mi Da (Baby Jowo Remix)" UP Above...


iAfrica... May7ven on BBC World News (Video)

Nigeria's May7ven has been captivating audiences with her music and her acrobatic dance displays for years. But, as befits the daughter of former Super Eagles caption Segun Odebami, she told BBC Africa's Sophie Ikenye that had she been a boy she would have been a football player. 
She also taught the BBC presenter some of her latest dance moves. Watch the interview UP above as May7ven talks Music, Dance and Football...


iAfrica... Atumpan - The Thing (Video)

Atumpan has released his new official video for "The Thing". The single is due to released in the UK charts in August after he recently signed to the Ministry of Sound Label and a remix by Todd Edwards will also be released in time for Carnival weekend this August. Watch "The Thing" UP above...


iAfrica... Mr J + Chuck Royalty - Ekele

Brand new single from UK Afrobeats producer Mr. J and artist Chuck Royalty titled "Ekele" for your listening pleasure. A deft mix of Pop, Dance and AfroPop music, over which Chuck Royalty sings and raps about "celebrating life to the fullest".


Tuesday, 2 July 2013

iAfrica... Rexx + Brymo - Original (Video)

Having released his single collaboration  for "Original" featuring Brymo last year, Rexx has finally bought us the entertaining visuals. Watch "Original" UP Above...


iMusic... Ben Howard Live at Glastonbury 2013 (Full Set)

I didn't watch a lot of this year's Glastonbury, I probably only caught Kenny Rodger's set and some Rolling Stone so I'm only just trying to catch up on some of the footage, one of which is none other than Ben Howard and his band performing their full set, from "Everything" to "Only Love" to "Keep Your Head Up" and more! Check it out HERE and watch "Only Love" UP top...


Monday, 1 July 2013

iMusic... Marie Dahlstrom - What's It Gonna Be (Video)

New visuals from London-based Scandinavian Soul singer and songwriter Marie Dahlstrom for her latest offering titled "What's It Gonna Be" for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy this one UP top, directed by Paul Akinrinola.


iMusic... Life White - Nothing To Prove (Video)

Brand new music video from emerging British R&B artists and Ipswich native Life White for his latest sel-produced single "Nothing To Prove". Check out the Adam Templeman-directed visuals UP top...