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Everything: Victony x Swae Lee and Post Malone?

Nigerian singer-songwriter, Victony has unveiled his latest single, "Everything," and it's more than just a song; it's a sound woven with threads of careful romance, introspective reflection, and the bittersweet sting of love lost. 

This isn't merely a song fueled by love; it's a poignant exploration of healing, resilience, and the delicate thin line between holding onto fading memories and embracing the future.

The song was worth the wait. From the pre-release strategy, everyone was eager to hear Swae Lee and Post Malone on a Victony's song. This gave the song a whole lot of hype as well as a big push for Afrobeats. Getting features like this used to be an arduous task years back, but the genre is widely spread now and the recognition is one to be impressed about.

Victony, known for his velvety vocals and emotionally-charged lyrics, paints a picture of vulnerability from the very first note. He delves into the pain of a relationship fading, singing about unfulfilled promises and the lingering echoes of what could have been. Lines like "I keep it in check, she was a bad-bad nevertheless, calling it quits now, baby, I'm a wreck", express how far Victony is ready to sacrifice for his love, definitely a hopeless romantic

Everything" isn't just a lament; it proves Victony's ability to find hope amidst the darkness. The chorus, "Every, every, everything for you. Enemies, enemies Enemies day for you only me, me only me cover you every, everything dey for you" carries a bittersweet acceptance, acknowledging the intentionality while recognizing the need to reassure. This isn't just resignation; it's a brave declaration of self-preservation, a promise to rise above the ashes.

And that's where the magic of the "Sunflower" sample comes in. The instantly recognizable melody, originally sung by Post Malone and Swae Lee, adds a layer of emotional depth and familiarity. It's a melody intertwined with memories of simpler times, of love blooming amidst all odds. By weaving this sample into his narrative, Victony creates a poignant contrast between the past's promise and the present's ache.

It's not just a blatant copy; it's an homage, a reinterpretation that adds a new dimension to the original. The production subtly reimagines the sample, stripping away some of its upbeat elements and infusing it with a quality that perfectly complements Victony's lyrics. 

This isn't just a single; it shows how much Victony's storytelling ability can be and his masterful use of sampling. He takes a familiar melody and weaves it into his own narrative, creating a song that is both deeply personal and universally relatable. It's a song that will resonate with anyone who has ever loved and lost, reminding us that even in the face of heartbreak, there's always hope for a brighter tomorrow.

Furthermore, "Everything" signifies a wider trend in Afrobeats music – the incorporation of international samples and influences. By incorporating the "Sunflower" sample, Victony transcends boundaries and connects with a global audience. This not only showcases his own artistic evolution but also reflects the growing international recognition and reach of Afrobeats as a genre.

Finally, "Everything" is a masterclass in musical storytelling. The subtle shifts in tempo, the poignant use of minor chords, and the delicate interplay between Victony's vocals and the sample paint a vivid picture of emotional turmoil and quiet resilience. It's a song that demands to be listened to with close attention, each note and lyric revealing a deeper layer of meaning.

Victony's "Everything" is more than just a catchy tune; it's a song mixed with threads of personal reflection, reassurance, and artistic innovation. It's a song that will stay with you long after the final note fades, a reminder that even in the face of loss, there's always a melody of hope waiting to be sung.

By Samson James

Skepta and ODUMODUBLVCK Drop Scorching Collaboration on

In anticipation of his directorial debut in the film 'Tribal Mark,' Skepta, the grime godfather, unleashes the fiery single 'Jangrova,' setting the grime scene ablaze. Pioneering inclusivity, Skepta's 1PLUS1 venture launches with "Tribal Mark," featuring a staggering 90% of talent from diverse backgrounds. The collaboration between the UK giant Skepta and the Nigerian hip-hop force, ODUMODUBLVCK, along with contributions from Idris Elba and Tribal Black, yields a track that transcends genres—a sonic delicacy exploding with raw energy.

With his trademark lyrical dexterity and streetwise swagger, Skepta weaves tales of hustle, success, and unyielding self-belief in "Jangrova." Complementarily, Nigerian hip-hop force ODUMODUBLVCK emerges as a formidable presence, defined by his raw, brutish style and unapologetic lyrics—a testament to the camaraderie between mentor and mentee. The collaborative spirit between Skepta and ODUMODUBLVCK shines through, engaging in a lyrical sparring match, trading verses like heavyweight champions, and revealing the deep bond formed in their musical journey. Each line of the song delivers a punch to the gut, and each act, Idris Elba inclusive, brings a gritty rasp, coated in echoes, perfectly complements the rhythmic beat.

"Jangrova" is not just a banger; it's a cultural statement—an allusion to a Nigerian corruption of a popular nursery rhyme (those who know, know). It's grime embracing global influences, showcasing its evolution while retaining its raw core—a celebration of individuality, hustling for dreams and carving paths in the world.

This collaboration marks a new chapter for the future of grime and Nigerian hip-hop. Skepta, a seasoned veteran, proves he still has the fire to torch dancefloors, passing the torch to ODUMODUBLVCK, who announces his global arrival with an impossible-to-ignore swagger. "Jangrova" is not just a song; it's a declaration of intent—a sonic prophecy proclaiming the vibrant, diverse, and exciting future of grime and music.

Crank up the volume, throw open the windows, and let "Jangrova" wash over you. This is the sound of grime's evolution, the thunderous roar of a genre refusing to be confined, and the undeniable talent of two artists—mentor and mentee—carving their names in the pantheon of musical gods. "Jangrova" is a track that will have you singing its praises long after the final drumbeat fades.

Deadly- A Confession of Lustful Love

In a continuation of the transcontinental collaboration in the music industry, Stefflon Don and the outlaw king, VictOny have added a new song to the mix. The vibe follows that of What's Poppin as a sweet and meaningful declaration of love for someone special with a subtle touch of lustful eroticism. 

“& you know tonight a sacrifice on my bed/ & you know you much come ready” 

Deadly gives a reaffirming statement to both their lovers. Having issues with telling your loved one how much you yearn for them, Deadly is surely that track to do magic.

From the first note, listeners are immersed in a world where every chord, every lyric, is a brushstroke on the canvas of visceral emotions. They expressed the thoughts  that encapsulates their coital hunger and the paradoxical danger that their lovers are.  

The lyrics of the song serve as a shred of evidence of both their abilities to articulate the indescribable emotions that accompany heart-thuggin, body-burning love  Each line is a carefully crafted expression, offering a glimpse into the artists’ burning desire and yearnings. The metaphors and poetic nuances employed by Steff London and Victony elevate the song beyond a mere melody, turning it into a lyrical masterpiece. 

Accompanying the evocative lyrics is a musical arrangement that complements the emotional depth of the song. The melody unfolds with a delicate balance, creating an atmosphere that is both intimate and enchanting. The instrumentation, whether it be the gentle strumming of a guitar or the emotive notes of a piano, serves to enhance the overall sentiment of the composition.

The beauty of Steff London and Victony’s new release lies not only in its artistic merit but also in its potential to resonate with a broad audience. Love (and lust), being a universally relatable theme, allows listeners to connect with the song on a personal level. The emotive power of the music opens a doorway for individuals to reflect on their own experiences of love and relationships.

Deadly stands as proof of the enduring power of music to convey the most intricate and profound human emotions. Through carefully crafted lyrics, a mesmerizing musical arrangement, and a collaborative spirit, the artist invites listeners into a world where love is not just a theme but a living, breathing entity.

Blaqbonez and Zlatan Join Forces to Create Musical Magic in 'Bad Till Eternity'

Blaqbonez, the highly rated Nigerian rapper and songwriter, has once again proven his musical prowess with his latest release, 'Bad Till Eternity'. Teaming up with the talented vocal wordsmith, Zlatan, Blaqbonez has delivered a captivating masterpiece that is sure to leave a lasting impression on music lovers everywhere. This exceptional song is part of the highly anticipated album, Emeka Must Shine, a must-have addition to your playlist, offering a unique blend of soulful vocals, mesmerising melodies, and heartfelt lyrics that resonate with listeners on a deep level.

The collaboration between these two talented individuals is a match made in musical heaven, giving the recent bromance and features on the Hennesy Cypher 2023, alongside Ladipo and Vector. Zlatan's vocal prowess perfectly complements Blaqbonez's unique style, resulting in a seamless fusion of their talents. Together, they have created a song that is both captivating and emotionally charged.  The lyrics, heartfelt and relatable, speak to the universal experiences of growth, loss, and resilience.

With 'Bad Till Eternity', Blaqbonez has once again exceeded expectations, showcasing his ability to create music that resonates with his listeners.

Add 'Bad Till Eternity' to your playlist, and let the music take you on a journey of emotions that will stay with you for eternity.

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Music Revolution: Ice Spice and Rema's Epic Collaboration

The music scene just got a major shake-up with the combo of phenomenal Afrobeats  superstar, singer, and songwriter, Rema and the incredible heavyweight American female rapper and songwriter, Ice Spice.

Their mind-blowing record titled "Pretty Girl" is set to leave the entire music arena in awe.

While this rare collaboration between Ice Spice and Rema is an absolute game-changer that further accentuates the covetedness of Afrobeats, reviews from fans suggest that the track is underwhelming as both artist typically frolicked on the track.

Nonetheless, this is something you should check out.

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Nigerian Sensation Ric Hassani Shines with 'Ngozi' - A Stellar Showcase of Talent and Creativity

Ric Hassani, a Nigerian singer and entertainer signed to the prestigious Riverland Records Label, has recently unveiled his latest track called "Ngozi." This captivating song serves as a platform for showcasing Ric Hassani's exceptional musical talent and represents his growth as an artist.

With "Ngozi," Ric Hassani further solidifies his position as one of the most promising figures in the Nigerian music scene. This enchanting musical piece adds to a series of previously released songs that have garnered widespread acclaim and recognition.

The credit for producing this mesmerizing track goes to the immensely talented music producers, namely EDWARD KOBINA KOMFO, known as WILDXYOUTHS, EMMANUEL FEMI ADEJOBI, known as NUELBEATZ, and JOKOTOLA TIMILEYIN, known as ANTHONY. Their expertise and creativity shine through in every aspect of the song, elevating it to new heights of musical excellence.

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Moore DH Spellbinds His Astro Army With New Single “YeYe Money”

With a growing global following of dedicated fans known as the "Astro Army," Moore DH has been making waves in the music industry. He has already released a string of successful tracks, including the popular "Too Soft" and a collaboration with Blaqbonez called "WAP." 

Moore DH's star is on the rise, and he is sure to continue delivering exceptional music that resonates with fans around the world. As a singer-songwriter and producer, he infuses his music with honesty and personal experiences, creating captivating stories that resonate with his listeners He draws inspiration from a diverse range of artists, including St John, Rema, Travis Scott, and Drake, to create a unique sound that sets him apart.

Moore DH is excited to announce the release of his latest single; YeYe Money (a song off of his upcoming EP). The song is a smooth, catchy and fast paced afrobeats song. The track showcases his unique blend of afrobeats and astrobeats(the artist's alternative spin on music). YeYe Money was produced by Rez and GMK(from Monster Boys.

Moore DH has a lot more in store for fans in the coming months. Stay tuned for more exciting news and updates from this talented artist.

To listen to YeYe Money, click HERE 

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More-Crooner, Lucianne Serenades her Fans with Another Enthralling Track

Following the success of her debut single “More” earlier this year, Lucianne, the British-Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress, releases another enthralling single titled “Te Amo” (meaning “Love You” in Spanish).

“Te Amo”, another single off her forthcoming EP, shows Lucianne artistic and lyrical genius, while stressing her ability to hit new heights at every trial.

Here, Lucianne prides herself as a woman coveted by many wooers despite having issues with her current lover –

plenty plenty man, dem boku dey wait line, then you hurt me everytime”

Telling her lover to fix up or she leaves –

“…Boy, you know I got options, see I no dey like to dey talk much, if you no get my time boy I don run

As a follow up to More where Lucianne talks about her meeting and craving her lover, Te Amo sounds like a hard point in the relationship she earlier talked about in “More” –

“…I for dey you with you I for say I do, and I was falling over you, right now I’m moving…”

With a beautiful voice and assertive lyrics, you’re immediately seeing Lucianne’s personality and prowess through the song.

She uses her storytelling and attention-grabbing lyrics while combining Afro-Soul and contemporary R&B to show her women power in relationships.

The flexible Afrobeats artist, Lucianne aims to use this track to further boost her repertoire and continue to promote the Afrobeat genre.

“Te Amo” was Produced by Majeek, mixed and mastered by Extraordinaire.

You can follow Lucianne’s social media pages to know when the track drops:
Instagram – @iam_lucianne
Twitter – @iam_lucianne

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