Interviews

“I’m 100% myself on ‘I Am LAYCON’” -  Laycon 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
On 27th September 2020, Lekan Agbeleshe, aka Laycon, emerged winner of the Big Brother Naija Lockdown edition with a whooping 50.11% of the total votes. Five months down the line, Laycon is starring in his very own reality show, I Am LAYCON, which is the first ever Showmax Original in Nigeria.[/I ...

D'banj: How To Be An Industry Statesman (Part 2)

Thursday, June 11, 2020
In the concluding part of our special anniversary interview, Dapo Oyebanjo details his motivations for taking African music global, and how entrepreneurship offers him a future beyond music. ldquo;Here rdquo; D rsquo;banj drops two bags of his branded lsquo;Koko Garri rsquo; on the tabl ...

Joeboy: How To Make Africa Sing-along

Monday, June 1, 2020
The first time Joeboy met Mr Eazi in Lagos, he had to rely on charity for his bus fare back home. But a string of coincidental decisions has conspired to make him Africa 39;s pop darling. I won rsquo;t lie, I was a dead guy, rdquo; Joeboy declares raising his hands in surrender as if to confess ...

WurLD: Thriving In Lagos, Nigeria's Busiest Ghost Town

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
2 years ago, Sadiq Onifade packed his bags in Atlanta and moved to Lagos to follow a dream. In a city where sinners are life 39;s winners, standing straight has been a battle. ldquo;I am seeing a refusal from the industry to support me, rdquo; WurLD says as he reclines on a sofa, stirs his hot ...

Blaqbonez: The Best Rapper In Africa Faces His Biggest Battle Yet With Covid-19

Monday, April 27, 2020
ldquo;Everything has stopped. Nobody can perform, nobody can promote music using traditional methods. Only online and social media. So, that changes everything, rdquo; ldquo;Bro, I have been watching anime, and trying to get my mind off everything that is going on, rdquo; Blaqbonez tells ...

Isolation with Brymo: Nigeria’s Mad Music Scientist

Monday, April 6, 2020
In the thick of the Covid-19 pandemic in Lagos, Brymo cuts a lone figure sitting behind his house and having a small party for one. It rsquo;s a peaceful spot in this large compound, far away from the energy and laughter of his curious kids who want to play chess. His right hand moves a half-smoked ...

I smoked with Asa...and got the best story of my career (Part 2)

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
In the concluding part of my afternoon with Asa, we get lost in the essence of her music; why it is focused on love, how her albums were made, and why her performances are never the same. Thanks for reading the first part of this Asa special on Afrobeats Intelligence. If you missed it, clic ...

I smoked with Asa...and got the best story of my career (Part 1)

Sunday, March 15, 2020
She sparked up her silver lighter, puff on it as the flames took hold, and wave the cigar in the air repeatedly to make it burn evenly... http://cdn.thenigerianvoice.com/images/content/3152020124502 https3a2f2fbucketeere05bbc84baa3437e9518adb32be77984.s3.amazonaws.com2fpublic2fimages2fb87c ...

Queen Of Afropop Yemi Alade Gives Exclusive Luc Belaire "self Made" Interview

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
France (June 12, 2018) - Luc Belaire has just released an exclusive interview with Afropop Queen Yemi Alade, with the Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress discussing her rise to mega-stardom with Luc Belaire CEO Brett Berish. Like so many of her contemporaries, Yemi worked her way to th ...

Mercy Johnson-Okojie, (actress) explains Why I want more kids

Saturday, May 12, 2018
She has paid her dues. Having appeared in uncountable films and produced a couple, delectable actress Mercy Johnson-Okojie indeed deserves some accolades. No wonder, she was appointed Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture to the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello. In thi ...
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