This year for International Women’s Day, BAYN’s Music wants to celebrate the women that run our African music industry. To do so, rather than coming up with another list of powerful female artistes in our music industry like last year, we have decided to take a step further by interviewing women who come from different backgrounds but are undoubtedly making an impact on the continent and beyond through their work. Continue reading BEHIND THE BEATS: 3 Powerful Women Talk About Their Experiences In The African Music Industry.
A milestone was set last year as Afrobeats and Urban African music stood out as global sounds and slowly started moving away from the “world music” box and the invisibility associated to its indigenousness. Continue reading In 2018, African Artistes Please Continue To Strive For More Greatness.
See this year’s playlist as the continuation of a work of great meticulousness that have started a year ago. Like a chef, I have carefully selected for you the finest songs released by African artistes between 2014 and 2018 to make your Valentine’s day unique. Continue reading V-Day Editorial: 30 African Songs To Make Love, Not War.
From my seasonal playlists, it is obvious that I am a huge fan of Nigerian music. As an Afropop music blogger, this opportunity was a dream come true for me as it gave me the chance to visit Africa’s arts capital Lagos, and meet its actors. Continue reading #BAYNTakesLagos : Behind The Scenes Of AFRIMA 2017
I started writing the article you are about to read last August, when Yemi Alade ended her Mama Africa World Tour with a concert at the Playstation Theatre in New York. Continue reading How Yemi Alade Changed The Rules With Her Mama Africa World Tour
When you are passionate about music like me, there are days like this one when the death of someone you’ve never met can mean so much to you just because of the power of their music. I am still in shock because the person who is now gone was not like any other artiste. Continue reading In Loving Memory Of Ebony Reigns.
Based on their vocal control, their capacity to pass on emotions to an audience and the uniqueness of their interpretation, I came up with this list of twelve names that will constitute my team. Continue reading The Voice Nigeria : Top 12 candidates #TeamBayn
Je vous ai préparé une playlist avec les sons qui font bouger toutes les capitales et grandes villes du continent afin de marquer ce jour et cette période estivale qui s’annonce d’ores et déjà mouvementée. Continue reading Commencez l’été en musique (Playlist)
Three years after releasing his commercially successful sophomore album ‘Ayo’, Nigerian singer-songwriter Wizkid is finally back with a new project, his first since joining the international music label RCA Records. Continue reading Wizkid Breaking Barriers With “Sounds From The Other Side”
Avec Tokooos, Fally Ipupa explore d’autres genres afin de ne plus être vu uniquement comme un artiste africain, mais comme un artiste confirmé dont la musique transcende les frontières. Continue reading A la découverte de l’univers Tokooos de Fally Ipupa