“Dear Mama” – A Tribute To Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971-1996)

Editors Note: This article was first published on July 13, 2013. It is being republished today to commemorate the anniversary of 2Pac Shakur’s death exactly 17 years ago today. He would have been 42 years old. “Since we all came from a woman, got our name from a woman, and our game from a woman.… Read more “Dear Mama” – A Tribute To Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971-1996)

“Oh Sweet Lorraine” – Emotional Song From A 96 Year Old To His Late Wife

The good Lord definitely works in mysterious ways. It took the whole 96 years of Fred Stobaugh’s life for him to be transported from relative obscurity to worldwide limelight, thanks to the letter he penned to his wife. Sitting alone in his living room one month after the death of his wife, he decided to… Read more “Oh Sweet Lorraine” – Emotional Song From A 96 Year Old To His Late Wife

What Is The Problem With Nigerian Music? – Part 1

The Nigerian music scene has always been vibrant though the acceptance of its brand of music has largely been local with a few Nigerians in diaspora helping to spread its popularity to sub saharan Africa. Unfortunately, much as they may want us to believe, our artistes are largely unknown outside Africa, of course, except among… Read more What Is The Problem With Nigerian Music? – Part 1