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‘Egungun Be Careful’: Obesere is the GOAT, Nigeria Twitterati says [Video]

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Eighteen years after the release of his monster hit, ‘Egungun Be Careful,’ Fuji star, Abass Akande Obesere has been lauded for his efforts.

Microblogging platform, Twitter was agog with the vibes of Obesere’s 18-year-old song on Thursday, March 5.

A famous social media commentator, J. J. Omojuwa opined that the Fuji star can make a rebound but who will want to be a clown at 50.

“I am happy for Obesere, people were never going to indulge a 50-year old man sing Consolijapo and Skesko aya mi nja so evolution was always going to be tough. But surely, there is a chance to test the waters again, but who wants to be a clown for kids at 50? Evolution it is then!”

Another twitter user, Omotayo of Lagos, ranked the Fuji star over Terry G and Naira Marley.

“Terry G who? Naira Marley who?” he questioned.

“Obesere is the real King of Madness, baba perform for several years dressed in ladies costumes, back in the days my father use to call him bad influence, fast forward to 2020 he’s the one giving me joy on the TL, Obesere My GOAT”

Also, Mr Punk post reads,

“When I was young my mom won’t allow go to my Uncle’s house because he listens to Obesere’s song, saying I’ll become corrupt by his music. 15years later, My Uncle is now a pastor and I’m a Marlian.”

For Adetoro, she demanded a fresh tune from the Fuji singer:

“Someone pls tell Obesere that he needs to drop something new the Millennials just got inspired by his genre.”

Recently, music sensation, Niniola Apata, popularly known as Niniola released a single titled, “Omo Rapala”, which is a moniker the popular singer.

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She, however, featured Obesere in the music video. He opened the year with a danceable Afrobeat single ‘Skoro’ which is produced by Glorious Beatz, with mixing and mastering credits going to EQ-Mix.”

Obesere, who is popularly referred to as ‘Omo Rapala’ or ‘Papa Tosibe’ for his energetic performance, forced his way into the limelight through lewd songs and music videos.

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He made a lot of albums which were released under the imprints of Dudu Heritage and Bayowa Records respectively.

Some of his hit songs include Gogo night, ‘Omorapala Overthrow,’ ‘Asakasa,’ ‘Okokoriko,’ ‘American Faaji,’ ‘Oodua,’ ‘Efissy,’ ‘Obadan,’ ‘Papa Worldwide’, and ‘Mr Teacher’.

His song, Egungun Be Careful was a street anthem when it was released under the imprint of Bayowa Records.

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Dr Sid drops The Interesting EP

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Nigerian singer and Mavin artiste, Sidney Esiri also known as Dr Sid has released his long-awaited EP titled “The Interesting EP” on Friday, May 8, 2020.

‘Interesting EP’ houses 5 solid tracks and features rapper, MI Abaga alongside, Don Jazzy, LadiePoe, and Eyango.

The EP was released as Mavin Records celebrated 8 years anniversary after it was established by Don Jazzy on May 8, 2012.

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The label’s inception came to fruition following the closure of Mo’ Hits Records which was owned by the producer and D’banj.

The label is home to recording artistes such as Korede Bello, Dr SID, D’Prince, Di’Ja, Johnny Drille, Ladipoe, DNA Twins, Rema, and Crayon.

It also houses producers such as Jazzy himself, Altims, and Baby Fresh and in 2014, DJ Big N became the label’s official disc jockey.

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Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal, Reekado Banks, and Iyanya were all formerly signed to the label.

 

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Roze’s ‘Ileke’ beats Simi’s ‘Duduke’, tops Nigeria iTunes songs

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The latest single “Ileke” by the Nigerian US-based music duo, Roze has hit number one spot on the Nigeria iTunes top songs beating the likes of Simi’s “Duduke”, Adekunle Gold’s “Something Different” and even other international stars like Drake, Adele, Wiz Khalifa among others.

Roze, made up of two brothers, Row and Zuwa Agbonayinma dropped the single and video “Ileke” on all digital platforms on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 and it has since caught fire for its melodic rhythm, powerful vocals and enthralling beat. The title of the song “Ileke” simply means the African waist beads but beyond that, the duo explores the function of the ornament in relation to a woman’s bum and how it defines and accentuates it during dance.

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After practically sending the social media into a meltdown with rendition of cover of Rema’s latest single “Beamer” in April, Row and Zuwa definitely are writing their own story of greatness with “Ileke,” shooting themselves to the top of the reef in less than 5 days of the release of the song.

The Top Ten songs on the Nigeria iTunes are Roze’s Ileke at number one, Simi’s Duduke at number two, followed by EESKAY’s Sanitize, Seun Moon’s Ileke, Ladipoe and Simi’s Know You, Natalie Taylor’s Surrender, Hanno’s No Doubt (Featuring Realzy), Sokid’s Away, Adekunle Gold’s Something Different and Mayorkun’ Of Lagos.

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Ileke was produced by top producer, Mekoyo and the video was put together by Clarence Peters.

When the duo did a cover of Mavin’s Rema’s “Beamer” back in April the ovation for them was so loud even Don Jazzy himself had to commend them for the effort. Some people who saw the cover on Instablog9ja begged the Mavin’s boss to organise a remix of the song, collaborated between Rema and Roze.

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The music duo, born Eghosa Rodney Agbonayinma (ROW) and Osazuwa Michael Agbonayinma (ZUWA) popularly known as Roze are children of politician and music lover, Hon Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma. They were born in Houston, Texas, January 11, 1998 and July 30, 1999 respectively.

Their other songs include like Too Much, All These Things, The Whole Night, Good things, Impressions, Stranded and Patience.

Roze is signed to U&I Music owned by their father

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New Song: Broda Shaggi – ‘Gbedu’

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Nigerian Ace Comedian cum singer, Broda Shaggi as he released a brand new song titled “Gbedu”.

The song was taken off his recently released extended playlist, ‘Fine Boy Agbero Vol. 1 EP’.

Listen below:

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