Nigeria Speaks, Diaspora Speaks Back

Falz, Wale, Vector Tha Viper, Shaybo, Eva Alordiah, and ENNY: though all Nigerians, where these artists are based informs the way in which they talk

Olubowale Victor Akintimehin

Wale’s 2019 album titled “Wow…That’s Crazy” is a perfect representation of how he lives in-between his Nigerian and American identities. The first song, “Sue Me”,

Mz Kiss Reminds You Who’s the Hottest in the Game

The opening line of Mz Kiss’s 2019 freestyle, “Razz Like Dat”, says it all: “E pa’le mo anything t’e ba ri / Roger, over” [“Cleanup

No be Bahd Guy on this track oh!: Falz and “Brother’s Keeper”

This song squeezes in as a top pick out of a conscious album with several hits. The overarching message to take away from this one

Nigerian officials beware: Naira marley’s “Koleyewon” takes on #endsars

A call for government reform and a banger, Naira Marley’s new song “Koleyewon” engages with the #ENDSARS movement in Nigeria and the 20/10/2020 Lekki Toll