DJ Teckzilla joins us on this episode to discuss winning the AXE Find your magic DJ Search competition, Str8buttah’s genesis, his next music tribute project: Hakeem Olajuwon, the importance of sweet spots when sampling, the uniqueness of Str8buttah acts, Phlow & Maka, and more.
Our 11th episode is with Nigerian music critic and hip-hop head Olatunde Adediran. He discusses how McHammer influenced his love for hiphop, how the 2011 NBA lockout led to the creation of SYBT, the controversy that often came with his music reviews, the challenges of artist management, the transition from SYBT to JLM, and more.
Our conversation with Efe Oraka covered artists interactions with their fans, what makes Abuja a great breeding ground for musicians, her life changing online moment with Jon Bellion, her love for the Yoruba language, how sound of music influenced her musical palette, why Asa and 2face are ‘mummy and daddy’ and more.
Tomi Owo on the process of developing her music caterpillar into a butterfly, the background behind her LP, the one thing she has learned so far, the soundtrack of her life, what to expect from her in 2017, and more.
International singer-songwriter, Mayowa Sobamowo (Myoa) chats about her music and collaborative process, her experience at the Hollywood Musicians Institute, what led to her working relationship with Cobhams, attending the 2016 Grammys, her upcoming album/EP ‘Beautiful Journey’, and more.
Amaha discusses her transition from an ’emo’ child songwriter to a happier/more balanced songwriter, being recruited by the UN and the CIA, how Jeremiah Gyang was instrumental to her music and why she respects his artistry, her encounter with Timbaland, the influence a ‘Yoruba demon’ had on a song, how Asa inspires her, and more.