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#DoroBoss Don Jazzy Gets Ready To Perform At The United Nations General Assembly In New York

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The leader of the Supreme Mavin Dynasty Don Jazzy is getting ready to take his doro brand to the United Nations. The producer has revealed that he would be performing alongside other artistes from around the world for the UNICEF Imagine campaign at the United Nations general assembly in New York.

The producer shared a few of himself rehearsing and visiting the United Nations.

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MI Abaga Addresses Critics About Why He Had So Many Guest Appearances On The Chairman Album

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MI Abaga’s latest album “The Chairman” which was four years in the making sure has a lot of guest features. From Wizkid to 2Face Idibia to Seyi Shay to Patoranking, every single song on the 17 track album had a guest appearance apart from one track.

While many who haven’t listened to the album may feel M.I. was trying to hide behind the many guest appearances, he says that was not the case.

Read Album Review: Is MI Abaga’s “The Chairman” Worth The Hype & 4 Year Wait?

In a recent interview with Hip TV he spoke on the many collaboration, saying it was meant to bring out the best on every artiste on the track.

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Making Moves: Seyi Shay Records New Music At P. Diddy’s New York City Studio With Swizz Beatz Producer [Photos]

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Singer Seyi Shay is making some major music moves right now in New York City. The Murda hitmaker is hooking up with Music Manty who is a producer and songwriter for hip hop star Swizz Beatz as well as recording artiste Kelli Pyle to lay down tracks at P. Diddy’s famous studio 321 Studios popularly known as Diddy’s House.

The same studio where many superstar recording artistes have created their hit tracks.

An excited Seyi shared the news with her fans on Instagram, writing, “All night studio session at #321 #diddyshouse@iamdiddy with my positive award winning talented like maddd musical genius angel @musicmanty .@swissbeats is missing from this pic. What a legendary pair!! Can’t believe we finished at 7am”

She also posed up alongside Grammy award plaques.

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Album Review: Is MI Abaga’s “The Chairman” Worth The Hype & 4 Year Wait?

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4 years is a long time to go without releasing an album these days, and that’s exactly how long it has been since MI Abaga released his sophomore album M.I 2, back in 2010.

In that time, a lot of acts have popped up in Nigerian Music, naija rap has come a long way in that time, indigenous rap has become “cool”, with the likes of Olamide, Reminisce and Phyno being some of the most consistent in that field, as Wizkid, Ice Prince, Davido, Iyanya, Flavour, P-Square and a lot more have become internationally recognized artistes.

So, how can the self-proclaimed “African Rapper No 1” show he still got it? Answer: release the most complete rap album from Nigeria in a long time. Which he has done with “The Chairman”.

Here is @KingWole’s verdict on MI Abaga’s latest album. The album will be judged on 4 important factors: Production, Lyrics, Features & Flow.

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Terry G Says Frustration Led Him To Sell Out To Do Apako Music + How Baby Mama Runs His Water Business

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A lot of times musicians catch a lot of heat when they “sell” out & start putting out commercial music but the truth is they have to eat!Terry G started out singing in his church choir, then went on to do R & B, and when that wasn’t bringing in a money frustration led him to do the Apako music he is currently doing and making a lot of money from.

In an interview with Leadership Nigeria, when asked how he became a musical success, he said

My brother if I tell you say I know how, na lie I dey lie (laughs). I have been studying the industry and I have learnt to give the people what they want. I started with Rhythm and Blues and went to shoot my video in South Africa. The buzz I got from the song was not satisfactory, so I became frustrated and maybe that frustration led me to do the street music I’m doing now- the Apako song.

Terry G also owns a water packaging business and has just opened a factory in Lagos. Speaking on how he balances his business & music he replied,

I have a good management team and my baby mama and fiancée manages this company for me. Her name is Mimi Omoregbe. I’m at rest that no one will steal my money because she is sound and good in business. Mimi, the mother of my son, is based in London and comes here often.

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“I Believe Indigenous Hip-Hop Is The Future Of Nigerian Music” – Olamide Addresses Why He Only Raps In Yoruba

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Olamide has carved a niche for himself in the Naija hip-hop market and he is ruling it! He is known mainly for rapping in Yoruba and even if you don’t understand a word he is saying you can’t help but feel his flow.

Seeing as he is such a gifted lyricist many have wondered why he raps predominantly in the Yoruba language. Speaking to City People magazine recently Olamide addresses why he chose to rap only in Yoruba.

He said,

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Olamide Explains Why He Is Releasing His Fourth Album In 4 Years!

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Except you have been living under a rock somewhere in Chad you probably know that hot hip hop act Olamide is about to drop his fourth album titled Street OT, his 4th album in 4 years!

The rapper is certainly making it hard for his competition to keep up with him at the rate he is dropping albums.

At the beginning of the year just after he dropped 3rd album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth in late 2013, he announced he won’t be dropping a new album in 2014, but clearly he changed his mind.

Speaking on what influenced him to change his mind Olamide told NET,

Na the marketers o, they called me up and said there’s a high demand for a new album from me after I dropped the ‘Story for the gods’ single, so they called me up to come up with something for them and in one week I got the album ready

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M.I.’s Chairman Album Sells 30,000 Pre Order Copies In Just 30 Minutes!!!

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It’s Chairman season!!!

Rapper MI Abaga is about to drop his most anticipated album yet…his first in 4 years. And the hype around the album’s release is paying off! A few days ago MI revealed that 30,000 pre order copies of The Chairman album were sold in 30 minutes! 1 corporate client bought 10,000 copies!

The 16 track album was made available for pre order on October 24th and features Wizkid, Ice Prince and a few other guest appearances.

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Our Prayers Have Been Answered! D’Banj & Don Jazzy To Reunite On 10th Anniversary Album!

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It’s no secret that D’Banj’s music post Mo’Hits split is not what it once was & I guess the Kokomaster must have noticed this too because he is enlisting the help of his former BFF/business partner Don Jazzy to produce tracks on his forthcoming 10th anniversary album!

Yessssssssss! Our prayers have been answered! The D’Banj/Don Jazzy magic will be recreated again!

The duo shocked everyone when they parted ways in a messy split that shocked everyone in April 2012!

The news of their reunion came yesterday when D’Banj revealed to BeatFM presenters Olisa AdibuaMaria Okanrende in a telephone interview that Don Jazzy is working on some songs for his new album.

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MOBO Awards Pull A BET By Not Broadcasting Best African Act Category…Our Artistes Need To Start Boycotting These Events!

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The 2014 MOBO awards were last night and the famed awards, which was set up to celebrate black music, last night during it’s live broadcast pulled a move synonymous with the BET Awards…by not broadcasting the Best African Act category.

Afrobeats music as they like to categorize Nigerian music is HUGE right now in the UK so I can’t think of any reason why the MOBO organizers did not televise the Best African category. Afrobeats is played on UK radio & in the hottest clubs.

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