Monday, January 9, 2017

VIDEO PREMIERE: YEMI ALADE - SUGAR N SPICE


Effyzzie Music's diva Yemi Alade, kicks off 2017 by serving "Sugar n Spice"; the seventh single off her acclaimed sophomore album "Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman".

The GospelOnDeBeatz produced mid-tempo reggae and R&B fusion, follows-up Miss Alade's high-octane Selebobo produced  "Tumbum" which has amassed over 3 million views on YouTube in less than 2 months. The award-winning performer will release more visuals from "Mama Africa" album, in 2017 and the sugary romantic cut housed on the deluxe edition of the LP leads the pack.

Watch the Ovié Étseyatsé directed music video; as Mama Africa showcases a different side of her artistry, reaffirming the fact that she is arguably Africa's most versatile and talented act.




MUSIC: JAHDIEL - FAITHFUL


Following the release of “Uwese” in 2016 (which is still making waves and has set a trend in Gospel music), Gospel Songstress JAHDIEL releases a brand new single titled “Faithful”. 

“Faithful” is a worship song born out of a grateful heart, with intent to bless you and set you in the mood of worship.

MUSIC VIDEO: AVANTII UZOR - HALLELUJAH



American based Nigerian singer, Avantii Uzor just released another music video for her song titled HALLELUJAH off her debut Album - a song in honor of all Jesus did for humanity on the cross of calvary, setting us free from sickness, pain, guilt, shame and everything that ails us.

Song was produced by Dare David in Dallas, Texas and Video Directed and shot by Reggie Miller at Stone Mountain and its environs in Georgia USA.

Watch and Enjoy



Friday, December 23, 2016

NEW MUSIC: SAMMIE OKPOSO - I LOVE YOU JEHOVAH



Multiple Award winning International Gospel Artist, Sammie Okposo has just released the brand new praise jam, "I LOVE YOU JEHOVAH", another song off his upcoming S.W.A.G Album.

Speaking about the song, He shares: "Here is another single from me to you as we celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
His birth came with great blessings for all mankind and That's what this song is all about, that as we remember His Love and Sacrifice, we can lift our voices and say "Thank You Jesus, We Love You for everything you have done for us".

Produced by Sammie Okposo with collaborative effort from his team (Associate producers and co-arrangers) - Enoch Emamezi and Ayodeji Ojekunle, the song is perfectly laced with a groovy afrocentric rhythm, bound to get you on your feet, singing along to another masterpiece from the Wellu Wellu Master.

Listen, Download and Enjoy "I LOVE YOU JEHOVAH by Sammie Okposo"

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Monday, December 19, 2016

VIDEO PREMIERE: NIKKI LAOYE & SEYI SHAY - ONLY YOU REMIX



Today is Soul Singer, Nikki Laoye's birthday and she drops her the highly anticipated new video for the reggae hit song, Only You Remix featuring Seyi Shay.

A song celebrating a Father's Love and dedicated to the memory of Nikki's Dad, the remix takes the song a notch higher from a ballad to a groovy reggae tune while maintaining the soul stirring aura that the original version is known for - Indeed, A Breathtaking Ode to the greatest father of all, GOD.
With an unforgettable crescendo and their engaging chemistry, the duo take you on a soulful journey of a Father's Unconditional Love ,leaving you breathless in the arms of a classic masterpiece for all times.

Directed by ace video director, TFrizzle for Frizzle & Bizzle Films, the video features a captivating acting Cameo appearance by Award winning actress,Kiki Omeili as well as an appearance by Only You co-songwriter, Nelson Ekperi, Kay Strings (the featured Guitarist who played the Live Guitars in the song) and the beautiful female drummer, Debbie Stixx.

Other Cameo Apperances by family and friends including Nikki's brother/producer, Xblaze, Lauretta Cookey, Temisan Ikomi (Choreographer/Founder, Alien Nation Dance Crew), Blessal, Lara Laoye, Tcole, Mello G and some of Nikki Laoye's fans, including Jemimah Agbalajobi, Sijuola who made the #Blessed19 fan selection on instagram by Nikki for the video shoot.

Speaking about the Video, Nikki Laoye shares - "It's been 10 years of God's goodness of Nikki Laoye as a Recording Artist and it's the beginning of another marvelous year for me today. I have no other person to celebrate than THE ONLY ONE WHO GIVES BEAUTY FOR ASHES... who has been my Glory and the Lifter of my Head. Thank you Jesus. #iwoNikan #OnlyYou
With this video, I want to reiterate the fact that God is truly the Only one who understands us all, despite our flaws, faults and imperfections.
Many are going through life with a mask on but deep down, they are dealing with so much in silence...Family, Health and Life Issues.
I want to remind you that God's Love is sooo Unconditional that it can meet you at the point of your need, no matter where you are or who you are, YOU ARE HIS CHILD & HE IS YOUR FATHER...as long as you reach out to Him, He's right there to pick you up and take care of it all".

Nikki Laoye and Seyi Shay were styled by award winning entrepreneur/fashion guru, Toyin Lawani of Tiannah Place Empire and Make Up by Mary A Pro Makeover.

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Follow the hashtag: #OnlyYouRemixVideo for updates
Twitter/Instagram: @NikkiLaoye @iamSeyiShay

Watch and Enjoy the new video below



Friday, December 16, 2016

MUSIC: LAURETTA COOKEY - O HOLY NIGHT | @Lauryee143




Out Today is the captivating dance version of the popular Christmas tune, "O Holy Night" by beautiful Nigerian Soul Singer, Lauretta Cookey.

Produced by Skytimz, the song comes alive with its latin music elements and unique vocal play by the talented singer, with help from some of her friends - Bass by Enoch Emamezi; Classical vocals by D'Anne & Mr Kelvin Otung; Background Vocals by Annette Cookey.

Lauretta Cookey is a renowned Songwriter/Vocalist who has worked with top artists including Sammie Okposo, Cobhams, Donnie McClurkin, Nikki Laoye, Kierra Sheard and she has also worked behind the scenes on different projects such as The Project Fame TV Show, Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged.

She is a Lead Vocalist at The House On The Rock Church, Lagos and also the older sister to Annette Cookey, the last female standing/3rd Runner Up in the very 1st edition of Project Fame, won by Iyanya.

Last year, Lauretta released another catchy version of "Oh come all ye faithful" which got great reviews and airplay during the yuletide season.

Enjoy this lovely version of "Oh Holy Night", it's bound to be a favorite on your playlist.


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Twitter: @Lauryee143
Instagram: @misscookey


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Thursday, December 15, 2016

TOP PRODUCER, ROTIMIKEYS COVERS DAVIDO, YEMI ALADE & REEKADO BANKS IN NEW EP – “WILD COLOURS”




Rotimikeys, one Nigeria’s most gifted music producers, has just released an Extended Play (EP) of covers titled Wild Colours. This EP features three of the biggest Naija hit tracks in the past few years: Dami Duro by Davido, Ferrari by Yemi Alade and Oluwa Ni by Reekado Banks.

Rotimikeys brings his own distinctive sounds and brand of production prowess to play on these covers.

Dami Duro by Davido is given a live old-school funk makeover by the talented producer who also lends his vocals to the upbeat cover. 



Yemi Alade’s Ferrari is delivered in cool R n B style with apparent vocal chemistry between him and the delectable Mama Africa. 



His take on Reekado Banks’ Oluwa ni is an energetic, live instrumentation 90’s funk delivered with Naija-style inflections, this is another way to enjoy a masterpiece hit track.



According to him: “These songs are some of the hits that have shaped the Nigerian music scene in  the past few  years. Wild Colours is just my expression of these songs, just to showcase what goes on in my head,lol.  Big shout out to Davido, Yemi Alade and Reekado  Banks for these hits”.

Rotimikeys is also a Songwriter, Arranger, Multi-instrumentalist, Sound Engineer, Sound Designer and Artiste. 
In different capacities, as producer, musician and consultant, he has also worked with artistes  such as Asa, MI, Yemi Alade, Nikki Laoye, Burna Boy, Naeto C, Flavour, Waje, Omawumi, Bez, Cobhams, Tuface, Niyola, Banky W, Flavour, Simi, Chidinma, TY Bello, Tosin Martins, Midnight Crew, Pita, Onos, Nathaniel Bassey, Mairo, Glowreeyah e.t.c. 

He has also produced top-notch music jingles, for the biggest advertising Campaigns in Nigeria for which he is well known. 
Flagship brands such as MTN, Gulder, Konga, Amstel Malta, Glo, Etisalat, Jumia, Pepsi, Indomie, Peak Milk, Power Pasta, DSTV are only a few of his Clients. 

He is set to release a couple of his own singles in 2017.

Connect on Social Media
Twitter & Instagram: @RotimiKeys

Download the EP tracks here:  http://song23.org/wild-colours/