Olamide's "Wo" is an excellent example of a Nigerian workout song and I'll explain why in this short piece.When "Panda" by designer came out, we all jumped on it and made it our workout track. Now we have something made in Nigeria, by a Nigerian. So if your looking for
Here is a list of the best female rappers in Nigeria compiled by Hip Hop Head. This list contains 8 femcees who rocked the airwaves and gave us great sound.Nigerian female rap has declined in the last decade. It has been overrun by pop and dancehall music. The last decade
Some of us care about street music. We would like to cover the top gangsta rappers in Nigeria. Of course there are going to be loads of them in the underground. So we're going to highlight only 5 emcees who have made it out into the limelight with the thug
Pryse came into our consciousness in 2011 with a bang. She looked all set to take the music industry by storm.With her feature on M.I Abaga's “No-tis” (a cover of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Otis”) on Illegal Music 2; label leaders Audu Maikori and Paul Okeugo were blown away by her.
Ice Prince Zamani sounds like an upcoming rapper these days. Maybe you haven't noticed but the superstar rapper isn't grabbing anyone's attention with his latest songs. His music feels a little too normal. Gone are the days when Ice Prince would rhyme and actually rap.VOTE: Who is the best rapper
Whenever we complain about Nigerian rappers becoming wack, we should point the fingers at the right places. We know most of our rappers now sound like queen primer puppets. But whose fault is it? Here are the factors we all should blame for the constant reduction in artistic quality;READ: Is
There is a new crop of upcoming Yoruba rappers who are ready to snatch the throne from Olamide. These guys are tenacious and very skilled.The rappers on this list will surely be mega stars in a few years from now. Hip Hop Head is going to list them and give
Today let's settle the argument about who the best Yoruba rappers are. Yoruba rap as a genre is the most concrete hip hop sub genre in Nigeria. It has produced legends and mega stars. There is also a new generation of vibrant recruits who are willing and ready to take
Last month, Dagrin's brother Trod made a solid statement about his new endeavor. He plans to swoop in and take over;"I'm coming to take back my brothers throne, I want the crown back"In case you're wondering who this guy is; he is the younger sibling of Yoruba rap legend Dagrin.
Where is Lord of Ajasa? This is a question that indicates that an artiste has become irrelevant. Simply put, he is a forgotten man in the Nigerian music industry. Ask your friend about Lord of Ajasa and they go like "Ooh that guy, where is he sef".VOTE: Who is the
Tribal rap is dictating the pace of the culture of Nigerian hip hop. Each of the four cultural strongholds have put out representatives in the music industry.We have the Hausa rap, Igbo rap, Yoruba rap and it would be very wrong for us to ignore the south south rap community.
When you talk about who the best rapper from southern Nigeria is, it becomes an Erigga vs Yung6ix debate. The south has produced a number of good rappers.Some of them include M-trill, Yung Hanz, Frankie Free and Cyrus the Virus, and they are truly remarkable and unique too.But Yung6ix and
Today we bring you Erigga Biography. He was born as Erhiga Agarivbie, his stage name Erigga is a vocalization of his tribal name. His performs in Pidgin language predominantly; a Nigerian vernacular.As you know, we are all about pure and underground Nigerian hip hop music. So keep reading to find
The VS Class is Hennessy Artistry’s most entertaining show. It is set to become Nigeria's foremost hip hop nurturing platform. Warning: You have to be good at rap battling in order to suit in, hip hop is not for the weak.READ: How to win a rap battle competition in NigeriaThe
How do you make money from your songs in Nigeria as an upcoming artiste? This is a question some of us have asked in the past. Sometimes we get unsatisfactory answers, but its great that you're here. You are here because you are looking for ways to earn valuable cash
In all honesty, I think the Nigerian government is exhibiting too much hypocrisy. They are not fixing our dead hospitals or repairing roads. They don't support basic and tertiary education because they don't give a fack about the youth. ASUU just started another strike, it has sent everybody back home
This is Zoro Swagbag biography; he is a promising Nigerian rapper with a lot to offer. In case you searched the net looking for information on him, look no further, we got you.His birth name is Owoh Chimaobi Chrismathner. The chubby faced lyricist is an Igbo rapper and singer.
Do you become wack if you rap in vernacular? Is it compulsory to rap in English or sound like a foreigner. A lot of old school hip hop heads would prefer to discriminate against rappers like Sarkodie and Phyno.But what's wrong with rapping in pidgin or Yoruba or any local
Olamide Badoo is the Lagos ghetto kid who worked his way into stardom. He made it out of the upcoming category. We cannot question his stats and record numbers, his achievements have come in in tidal waves.Granted, He's is a humble guy. But for someone with the title of "Badoo",
Igbo rap is solid stuff and it has come a long way. We must recognize the top 10 Igbo rappers who have made impact in the Nigerian music scene. How is the criteria? Its simple, we look at their influence and acceptability in the music industry.At first Igbo rap didn't
I have known this guy for some time and I can tell you that I witnessed his growth as an Emcee. He goes by the name Pen and that does substantial justice to the stage name dilemma, he is an astute poet and a lover of words. He was a
Take a break from whatever you are doing, save up and and pay attention to this cat. He goes by the name Willz. His full names are precious Chukwuemeka Darlington, he was born on the 13th of October in 1997. I have actually heard him freestyle and I can tell
Who are the wackest rappers in Nigeria? Hopefully this list will provide a good answer to that lingering question. As you all know, we are all about promoting the hip hop culture in Nigeria. That means we call people out and give honor to whom honor is due.So today we
We now turn our attention to this rasta-haired Nigerian artiste by the name Ebenz. His full names are Akintujoye Ebenezer Folasele and he hails from Ondo state. He has two tear-shaped tattoos on the right side of his face and that makes him somewhat interesting.He is a recording and performing
This is how we introduce to this clean upcoming rapper who calls himself Blake. His name is Onwuagana Ifenna Chiemelie and he hails from Nteje in Anambra State.He is a versatile artiste who practices rap and hip hop genres. This guy has the skill to become a huge mega