To celebrate Nigerian Independence Day (October 1st), Dadaboy Ehiz hosts an Oshe Naija special on Africa Now Radio, celebrating the new-school hitmakers taking the sounds of Nigeria to the world. Dadaboy Ehiz recaps some of his favourite Africa Now Radio interview highlights: Omah Lay discusses his approach to collaboration, Fireboy DML explains how Afrobeats breaks boundaries, CKay breaks down his emotional approach to songwriting, Tems covers her journey of building new global audiences, and Rema reveals how he incorporates Western artists into his sound.
The Big 5
Dadaboy Ehiz shares the 5 hottest new Nigerian tracks of the moment. This week’s selection includes new tracks from Asake, Oxlade, Ayra Starr & Kelly Rowland, BNXN fka Buju feat. Wizkid, and Victony & Tempoe.
Nigerian Afrobeats star Layzee Ella is the latest artist featured from Apple Music’s Africa Rising playlist, a campaign which shines a light on the next generation of African superstars, and this week’s show features her singles, “Medusa (feat. Khaid),” and “Hypnotized.” Listen HERE.
Tune in and listen to the full episode this Friday, September 30th at 9a Lagos/London / 10a Johannesburg/Paris / 1a LA / 4a NYC on Apple Music 1 at apple.co/_AfricaNow.