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Magixx Wants to Speak for a New Generation of Nigerians

The Mavin Records signee talks to us about his come-up, signing to Mavin Records and his debut self-titled EP.

The Nigerian dream is changing and its booming creative scene is spearheading a paradigm shift for young Nigerians looking to explore alternative career paths. Nigeria’s music industry in particular has become one of its biggest exports, fondly called ‘Nigeria’s new crude oil,’ it represents escapism for young Nigerians finding ways to thriving lives where their passions are put first, and the unconventional is conventional.

This is a new age embraced by 23-year-old Mavin Records star, Magixx, who always knew he wanted to chase his dream of being an artist, writing his first song at the age of nine. Magixx consistently pursued music-making and performing at school competitions, from high school to his college years, when he started to get acquainted with recognition and fame.

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Music Brief

Mr Eazi Is Here To 'Legalize' His Official Album Debut

The Nigerian singer released the beautiful visuals to his latest single, throwing in a hint to his next solo project, too.

Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur Mr Eazi has officially landed a new title -- certified lover boy. The mastermind behind the emPawa Africa initiative is back in the studio himself, and his latest single "Legalize" is that much more special. The love song and accompanying visuals capture the intimacy of Eazi proposing to his longtime girlfriend, Nigerian actress Temi Otedola. And the singer plans on sharing even more with his fans, as he teases his debut album.

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