Mix Room: Featuring Lyta, 3li Barzini, Burna Boy, Alewa House, Blackface, Derrick Ashong, Davido etal.

Thu 13 Aug 2020

Episode 1: Missed out on any trending news that went down last week? Here is a recap of all that happened, don’t say we didn’t do anything for you.

- Naira Marley Signs Lyta to Marlian Music

Naira Marley signed former YBNL artiste Lyta to his music imprint Marlian Music and recently announced it via his social media channels.

- Burna Boy has been unveiled as the August 2020 cover star of popular British music publication, NME magazine.

In the August 2020 issue, the Afrobeats star sheds more light on his soon-to-be-released fifth studio album “Twice As Tall”. He also opens up about his journey in the music industry, the system of oppression in Africa, and his desire to inspire a revolution in Africa.

- Finally! Blackface Releases The Music Video For His Own “African Queen” Version…

African Queen” by Blackface… After waiting for 15 years to release his version of ‘African Queen’, a Mega hit officially released by 2Face in 2004, Blackface returns again with the music video for his Version of ‘African Queen’ about a year later.

- US-based Music Icon, Derrick Ashong Launches Take Back The Mic To Promote African talents.

Global- Founder and CEO of AMP Global Technologies, Derrick N. Ashong has built a platform that gives the power back to the people, through a digital “Ecosystem” that allows content creators to own their own narrative and build direct connections with fans all over the world.

- Drama As Samklef Drags Tunde Ednut For Blocking Him And Ubi Franklin After They Started Their Instagram Channels

Popular Nigerian music producer turned blogger, Samklef has taken a jab at controversial blogger, Tunde Ednut for blocking him and Ubi Franklin on Instagram after they started their channels on the social media platform.

- Davido was Seen With Scott Storch During Studio Sessions

David “Davido” Adeleke maybe getting ready to resume music activities after his break. The DMW boss was seen with American producer and songwriter, Scott Storch, during studio sessions.

The question on everyone’s lips is, Should we expect a new song soon? Well we hope so...

- Alewa House to Enhance Creative Industry with Technology

Alewa House, a Jos-based creative hub, has announced plan to leverage technology for the growth of the creative industry in Nigeria. To this end, the hub is putting together devices, particularly digital tools, networking arena for folks in the cultural and creative industries, and an army of creatives to open endless opportunities in a digital creative economy.

- The Barzini Conversation is still on-going

Nigeria’s newest wave on the block, Eli Barzini has carved a space for himself in the music space, and his dominance in the rap/alte movement is proof. The rising act recently launched a new movement called “The Barzini Conversation” to curb societal ills. Check out the song on all streaming platforms and tell us what you think.

- Nigerian singer sentenced to death for blasphemy in Kano state

A musician in Nigeria's northern state of Kano has been sentenced to death by hanging for blaspheming against the Prophet Muhammad. An upper Sharia court in the Hausawa Filin Hockey area of the state said Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, 22, was guilty of committing blasphemy for a song he circulated via WhatsApp in March.

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Episode 2: Missed out on any trending news that went down last weekend the 3rd - 6th September? Here is a recap of all that happened, don’t say we never do anything for you.

In light of recent developments of COVID-19 in Nigeria, and based on our desire to protect the health and safety of our community from the novel coronavirus disease, we are cancelling all activities in Alewa House. In addition, beginning Monday, Marc

The talented Pan-African singer and songwriter known to his extensive and expanding fan base as Adehkings, was featured on Afrobeats Radio New York City, United States.

The likes of Wizkid, Davido, Rema, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage and co. continue to gain recognition on the international music space and Adehkings recently joined the movement.

In a bid to create a global brand representative of hits from all countries around the world, Alewa House raving act, Adehkings is ending the year on a pleasant note.

Alewa House fast rising Artiste, Adehkings recently hosted a select group of, celebrities, media personnels and friends to an intimate and cosy EP Listening party for his debut studio project "Africa United".