Category: Special Articles

Emeli Sandé Learned How To Say No. The Result Is Her Best Music To Date.


This long read was culled from The Fader Magazine. Its a story of the life of Emeli Sandé and her experience in music over the years.

In an interview Emeli Sandé admitted “I’m quite an introvert,” the multi-platinum singer-songwriter admitted, her long black sleeves pulled protectively around her hands, and her trademark shock of blonde hair wrapped in a headscarf. “I like to hide in basements.” Fittingly, she told me this in her soft Scottish accent as we sat in her cozy underground recording studio. Sandé’s 2012 debut album, Our Version of Events, broke a chart record set by the Beatles and was the U.K.’s highest selling of 2012. But, in the densely soundproofed room, the only sign of this success was the row of MOBO Awards tucked in the corner behind a burning stick of incense. Continue reading


JHB – Jakes Hinjari Beats


“Jakes Hinjari Beats (JHB)”, is a fast spreading name in the world of music production in the environs of Zaria and Kaduna, being in business for just around one year. Primarily based in Zaria but spreading her tentacles across the Nation swiftly. Their debut album work was the “Beautiful Nigerian” album by DeRap Tradition released in May 2016, which was endorsed as outstanding by the likes of Pastor Chingtok Ishaku (General Overseer, The Godlife Assembly), OTJ (C.E.O Dakingdom Exploits) and many others. JHB has had the honour of works across the nation which featured artists such as Benny at’s (Zaria/Abuja), Mista Darsh (Yola), Beejay Rhymes (Lokoja), Haye (Jos), Twice Crew (Warri), V wonderful (Abuja), Voxe (Jos), Xoose (Kano), House of Judah (Zaria), NI (Gombe), A’foxx (Zaria), Dras Revolution (Warri)…and of course Jakes Hinjari (Zaria) among lots others. Continue reading

DJ Copre


Veteran DJ Copre (Abraham Ahmadu O.)

A graduate of the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Dept. of Industrial Design. He is the C.E.O and founder of Focused Sounds & Design, Official DJ BushHouseMusic, RayPower 100.5 Abuja Radio DJ, Mobile DJ, specialize in different turntablism techniques such as mixing, scratching or other kinds of technique. In his words “I have always Continue reading