12/8/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tekno – Jogodo

Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known by his stage name Tekno, is a Nigerian Afrobeat artist, producer and a dancer. Continue reading

12/1/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Burna Boy – Ye

Burna Boy was born on July 2, 1991 to Mr. and Mrs. Ogulu. He grew up in South London and later relocated to River State, Port Harcourt. He attended Montessori International School, and later attended Corona, Agbara for his secondary school in Lagos.  Continue reading

11/3/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Faces of Africa – Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeat (Part 1)

Faces of Africa brings you the story of Fela Kuti, one of Africa’s music legends, and his influence on art and politics through music. Continue reading

10/27/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: WizKid – Fever

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as Wizkid.He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In 2009, he signed a record deal with Banky W.’s record label Empire Mates Entertainment Continue reading

10/1/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY INDEPENDENCE DAY TRIBUTE: Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Pansa Pansa Berlin 1978

One of the few pro-shot concerts of legendary musician Fela Kuti with his band Africa 70, playing for the jazz festival in Berlin, 1978. Fela was a social activist and leader who fought for freedom and justice in Nigeria. He died in 1997. Continue reading

7/14/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tiwa Savage – Sugar Cane

Tiwatope Balogun better known by her stage name Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer and actress. She currently has a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Tiwa Savage signed a recording contract with Mavin Records in 2012. Tiwa Savage also signed a management and publishing deal with Roc Nation. Continue reading

6/27/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Timaya – Woyo

Enitimi Alfred Odom better known by his stage name Timaya, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is the founder of South South hip hop group Dem Mama Soldiers Continue reading

6/8/18 O&A NYC AFROBEAT SONG OF THE DAY: Tekno – Only One

 

Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known by his stage name Tekno Miles or simply is a Nigerian afrobeat artist, producer, performer and dancer. He was born and raised in Ebonyi State in eastern Nigeria within the Igbo tribe. Continue reading

6/6/18 O&A NYC AFROBEAT SONG OF THE DAY: Patoranking ft. WizKid – This Kind Love

Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae dancehall artist. He was born and raised in Ijegun-Egba, Patoranking started his musical career doing underground collaborations with artists such as XProject, Konga, Slam and Reggie Rockstone. He signed a record deal with K-Solo’s Igberaga Records in 2010. Continue reading

6/5/18 O&A NYC AFROBEAT WEEK SONG OF THE DAY: Starboy – Soco ft. Terri X Spotless X Ceeza Milli X Wiz Kid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is known by his stage name Wizkid.  A talented singer and songwriter in his own form.He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. Continue reading