Nigerian music going global: DJ Spinall Afrobeat music in The Lab NYC

The Lab NYC is Mixmag and Smirnoff Sound Collective’s weekly afterwork party where we stream the best American and international DJs from the intimate space connected to our Brooklyn office. This Friday, Mixmag welcomes a special guest all the way from Nigeria, DJ Spinall. Spinall, who also goes by TheCAP and Sodamola Oluseye Desmond, is …

Watch Adekunle Gold’s ‘Work’ music video off his debut album ‘GOLD’

I love the message Adekunle Gold sends in his new music video about working and cutting your coat according to your size. The visual is also fresh and shot and directed by music video director Moe Musa. Kudos to Olamide and his YBNL record label for championing a new kind of record company in the …

Listen: (Audio) ‘Isigubhu’ by South African emerging talent Nobuhle @uno_Buhle

Lolhiphop Records has announced the release of ISIGUBHU, the debut single from a young South African singer, Nobuhle. In November 2016, a little-known Nobuhle was on her first ever flight. She was headed to Lagos, Nigeria, to perform at the prestigious All Africa Music Awards. She has just recorded her a single with SA’s Got …

Watch Cobhams Asuquo’s ‘Angels All Around’ Music Video

On the back of the release of his critically acclaimed debut album For You, last month’s sold-out album launch concert, and the recent launch of his first ever nationwide tour, award-winning Nigerian producer and musician Cobhams Asuquo has just unveiled a brand new live performance video of fan-favourite track ‘Angels All Around’ from his For …

Video: Justine Skye ft. Wizkid – U don’t know | Nigerian music going global

A few months ago, Justin Skye ( an American singer, songwriter and model) dropped the audio for ‘U Don’t Know’ featuring Wizkid. Today, the emerging artist debuts the audio-visuals for the song which also features Wizkid. The song and video, among so many factors we have discussed on this blog, continue to point towards Nigerian …