23 Apr Larry Gaaga and Wizkid drop “Low”

Despite the similarities, the following article has nothing to do with Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga or a potential Wizkid collaboration with either of them. Moving on. Larry Gaaga, a Nigerian executive turned artists has enlisted Wizkid for a sparse Afro R&B tune with some crisp...

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17 Apr These are the artists to watch in 2019

2019 has already delivered some stellar projects from the countries up and coming musicians, and with the bulk of the year still ahead of us, the output looks plentiful and promising. From familiar names to upstarts just beginning to show their worth, we'll be running...

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16 Apr Stiff Pap Drop Maradona visuals

We're all big fans of Stiff Pap here at The Wire. So, when the Street Fighter inspired video for Maradona dropped, we couldn't wait to share the news. The song features a solid verse from Simmysimmynya and the grungy, DIY aesthetic of the video fits...

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12 Apr Cheekychizzy coming up strong

The term "feature" in the case of Nigerian Afrobeat artist, Cheekychizzy, is not a completely accurate descriptor. Most people familiar with the star will no doubt have heard his contributions to fellow Afrobeat sensation, D'banj's "Lemonade" single and recognised a talent more than capable of...

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26 Mar Espacio Dios is just getting started

It's easy to turn a cynical ear to the work of young musicians. Entitled, untrained and festooned with face tattoos and colourful hair, their more conservative contemporaries tend to look at the next generation of young hip hop artist with a level of disdain. The...

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19 Mar TUNE INTO THE BICYCLE DAY PROGRAMME

From Cape Town to the world, SA producer Cordovan Ghostal may just be the country's best up an coming beat-maker.   Words: Tshiamo Seape   Opening with a warped cut from Gil Scott Heron's "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" is an early indicator of the taste level Ghostal...

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