Music

Free Naira Marley?

Volume 4 Issue 002: He’s the bad boy of Nigerian music – a controversial hit machine who’s built an empire of loyal fans and topped the African charts. The youth love him and the press is obsessed with him. So why does the government want Naira Marley behind bars?

Music

An A‑Z guide of the Nigerian music scene

Nigerian musicians are making a major impact across the globe – but in their home country, the industry has a different set of rules. Lagos-based journalist Joey Akan provides a beginner’s guide.

Music

Tems: mine is the crown

Tems has already conquered the global charts with Wizkid and Drake, found fans in the highest possible places (hello, President Obama) and carved out a new space in Afrobeats. Next up: a debut album that will see Nigerian music’s biggest new star go supermassive.


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