AUDIO: Reco Jay – “Elacantra” (EP)

Talented Hungary-based Nigerian singer and songwriter, Reco Jay delivers his debut project; an extended playlist titled Elacantra. The body of work houses three solo tracks with a bonus track In Love; which was released in 2021. Production credits go to EmzBeatz, SGee and Mayagruz. According to the act, the project is dedicated to his late…

AUDIO: Phoenix Amol – “Serene” (EP)

Phoenix Amol (real name Kelvin Aghimien) is an exceptional singer, songwriter and instrumentalist from the proud Bini Kingdom of Edo state, Nigeria. Formerly known as Phoenix Talks, he’s currently signed to Evoke Musik. He delivers his debut project; an extended playlist titled Serene. The body of work houses six tracks including features with Faith Johnson…

AUDIO: TAR1Q – “Son of the Moon” (EP)

Talented Nigerian singer and songwriter, TAR1Q heralds his introduction into the music industry with a debut project; an extended playlist titled Son of the Moon. The artiste recently got signed by NuTrybe Records; an imprint of Chocolate City Music. The body of work houses five tracks which includes features with Ria Sean and Blaqbonez. Production…

AUDIO: Magixx – “ATOM” (EP)

In the months since the release of the Ayra Starr-featuring re-up of 2021’s slow burner Love Don’t Cost a Dime, rising Mavin Records act Magixx has metamorphosed from bleeding-heart lover boy to full-on thrill-seeker, swapping the dusky atmosphere of his debut tape for assured displays on Chocolate and Overloading (Overdose). That confident streak works its…

AUDIO: Major AJ – “Retroverse” (EP)

Chocolate City‘s latest signee, Major AJ consolidates his signing to the label with the release of a debut project; an extended playlist titled Retroverse. The body of work houses five solo records. Production credits go to Dunnie and Steph. All the tracks were mixed and mastered by MikkyMe. The EP will transport music lovers and…

AUDIO: Ceeza Milli – “Rated” (EP)

Integrating influences from soul, R&B and hip-hop, Ceeza Milli’s sophomore project, Rated, contends with all the ways the singer’s life has unfolded since his memorable cameo on 2018’s Soco introduced him as a frontline talent. Gently scrutinising the parameters of stardom, family ties and love across five tracks, this apparition of Ceeza Milli comes off…

AUDIO: Candy Bleakz – “Fire” (EP)

After a long run of delivering several hits in the music scene, Candy Bleakz returns with a project; Fire EP. Her statement is very clear – she is ready to finally let the world hear her out with the release of this project further projecting her. The 6-track project is a blend of distinct, vibrant…

AUDIO: Ruger – “The Second Wave (Deluxe)” (EP)

Ruger’s six-track debut Pandemic announced his arrival on the blossoming Afropop scene—and led him to opening for Burna Boy’s 2021 UK tour. On The Second Wave, Ruger reasserts his hitmaking credentials. His ongoing partnership with veteran producer KukBeatz is once again on full display here, sticking with the formula that delivered Bounce. On Champion, he…

AUDIO: Victony – “Outlaw” (EP)

“In my position as an artist, many people would want to tell you how to live your life and what to do at different points,” Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter Victony tells Apple Music. “Everybody has an opinion [regarding] what you should do. And I just want to be myself. But it seems like being…