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DRB Release Their Long-Awaited Debut Album 'Pioneers'

The collective's debut album highlights their influence on Nigeria's Alté scene with collaborations from Santi, Lady Donli, Olamide and more.

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Op-Ed: Afrobeats Songwriters Aren't Valued Enough

There is a lack of compensation and credit given to afrobeats songwriters, and the genre as a whole suffers because of it.

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Watch Lady Donli's Explosive New Video for 'Corner,' Featuring VanJess & The Cavemen

The Nigerian artist tackles many of the issues facing Nigerian women in a fierce new production.

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Lady Donli Drops the 'Cash (Remix)' Featuring Davido

The Nigerian artists link up for a remix of Lady Donli's infectious anthem.

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Interview: Ashley Okoli, the Creative Director Behind Your Favorite Alté Music Videos

We sat down with the Nigerian creative director and stylist to talk about her journey, as well as working on videos for Lady Donli, Santi, Nonso Amadi and more.

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Here's How Artists are Navigating the World of Music Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

We spoke to several artists to find out how they're working on still getting their music to fans while in self-isolation during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Here's a Playlist of Chill Songs to Relax to at Home

Keep calm with this playlist afro-jazz, funk, alternative, and R&B tracks from Nigeria, South Africa and more.

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The 16 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Lady Donli, Mdou Moctar, Boddhi Satva x Nelson Freitas, Shirazee x Saint Jhn, YoungstaCPT, Naira Marley and more

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Sarkodie x Maleek Berry, YoungstaCPT, Zlatan, Burna Boy, Popcaan, Lady Donli and more.

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The 10 Best Nigerian Songs of the Month

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Art X Live! Is Making Space For Emerging Artists In Nigeria

The musical portion of Art X Lagos featured standout performances from some of Nigeria's most promising rising acts like Lady Donli, WurLD, BUJU and more.

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The Decade In Afrobeats: Top Artists Share the Moment They Knew African Pop Music Would Take Over the World

In this retrospective, we asked Davido, Efya, Sarkodie, Falz, Lady Donli and many more to share their memories of Afrobeats music from 2009 to 2019 and what comes next.

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Lady Donli's Debut Album 'Enjoy Your Life' Is Here

An honest offering from the Nigerian artist your ears need to hear.

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Interview: DRB’s ‘Pioneers’ Album Is a Party and All The Cool Kids Are In Attendance

'Pioneers' is the genre-bending debut album from the group that helped carve out a space for alté.

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The 11 Best Nigerian Songs of the Month (May)

Featuring Davido, Tekno, Little Simz, Mr Eazi, Wizkid and more.

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The 9 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring DRB Lasgidi, Stonebwoy, Andy S, Tekno, Gorillaz x Tony Allen x Skepta, and more.

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The 20 Best Nigerian Songs of 2019

Featuring Burna Boy, Rema, Tiwa Savage, Zlatan, Mr Eazi, Wizkid, Teni, Davido, Lady Donli and many more.

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5 Nigerians Pushing the Boundaries of Lagos Music Behind the Scenes

We talk to five producers, managers and DJs at the forefront of Lagos' youth & music culture. GMK, DJ Femo, Aye!, Mayowa Balogun, and Higo share stories about their earliest musical memories and how they're redefining the scene for a new generation.