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You'll Have This Nigerian Hip-Hop Album On Repeat

Blaqbonez' Bad Boy Blaq is one of the most accomplished debut releases of 2018.

Bad Boy Blaq is the the debut album by Blaqbonez, one of the new wonder boys of Nigerian hip-hop.

The 10 songs on Bad Boy Blaq showcase the breath of Blaqbonez' preoccupations and talents for song making, as heard on album highlight "Play." The record also sees Blaqbonez as a hard-nosed trapper ("Accomodate" and "Denied"), a slick seductor ("Mamiwota," "Consent"), unrepentant hustler ("5am"), and an emo-G grappling with emotional vulnerability ("Tosin's Song")—all of which contribute to one of the most accomplished debut releases of 2018.


Bad Boy Blaq is the third and final installment in Nigerian label Chocolate City Music's #LAMBAugust releases, which have also included Crown, a joint album from AQ & Loose Kaynon, and M.I's A Study of Self Worth: Yxng Dxnzl.

Featured guests on Bad Boy Blaq range from rap stalwarts AQ and Loose Kaynon, as well as new voices in Alpha, Terry Apala and Oxlade.

Listen to our premiere of Bad Boy Blaq below.



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Olamide Will 'Rock' Your World with His New Single & Music Video

Olamide's latest single 'Rock' is the first single from his upcoming album 'UY Scuti' which is set to drop this June.

Nigerian artist Olamide has released his latest single "Rock" with the accompanying music video. The track is the first to be featured on his upcoming album which is due to be released on June 14. The 10-track project, titled UY Scuti after one of the largest known stars, is the follow up to his 2020 album Carpe Diem which included the smash hit, "Infinity" featuring Omah Lay as well as several other notable artists including Bella Shmurda, Phyno, Bad Boy Timz, Peruzzi and Fireboy DML.

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