Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Tosin Martins

Having already won the 2006 Nigerian Gospel Music Achievers Award and the 2007 Nigerian Entertainment Awards Best New Act, Tosin Martins has established himself as a musical talent with massive crossover potential.

His debut album 'Happy Day' which spawned the lovers' hit 'Olo Mi' and the party favourite 'Happy Day' was a fresh fusion of different genres. Tosin's love of all music has also allowed him the artistic freedom to collaborate and share the stage with artists such as Keziah Jones, Kirk Franklin, Lagbaja, Weird MC and TuFace.

Raising the bar with his sophomore effort 'Higher' Tosin Martins has enlisted the skills of producers like Cobhams, Wole Oni, Jesse Jagz and artists like Naeto C, Banky W and M.I.

 Enjoy Kosigo feat Ego

  05 Kosigi Feat. Ego by WyldPytchRekords

Sauce Kid - Africa's Self Proclaimed Rap Ambassador

Making an impact with his 2006 debut single 'Omoge Wa Jo' feat Mike Okri, Sauce Kid gained the attention of Africa and garnered himself a Channel O Music Awards Nomination. Following up the left hook with a swift right jab, Sauce Kid dropped the anthemic 'Yebariba Samboribobo' which was a flip on the Scott Storch - Remy Ma hit 'Conceited'.

Sauce Kid didnt only catch the attention of the streets but also the industry and he inked a deal with Storm Records in 2009. Songs with 9ice, Riz, Ghetto P and DJ Zeez are on the new album  but while you wait for that here is a Sauce Kid's video for 'Na me be fine boy' to keep you going.

  Sauce Kid - Under G by WyldPytchRekords

Nigerian Operatic Pioneer - Joy Nwosu.

Godwin Sadoh is an African ethnomusicologist, intercultural musicologist, composer, church musician, organist, pianist, and a prolific publishing scholar with over 90 publications.

***Thats not him in the picture below its Joy***

He wrote a great essay on Joy Nwosu - read that while you listen to this.

  Joy Nwosu - Azania by WyldPytchRekords

Joy was definitely pushing the boundaries way ahead of her time.

YQ - Nigeria's Answer to Akon?

YQ is the authentic street soul-dier who had a massive underground smash Efimile in 2008 with his good friend and fellow musician Dagrin.  His highly anticipated debut album features collabos with MI, 2shotz, Naeto C and production from Sossick, Dokta Frabz and Sarz.

  YQ - I Like Girls by WyldPytchRekords 

New Music From Sasha

  sasha - Making Money (The Official Version). by WyldPytchRekords

New music from the first lady of Storm Records - Sasha

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

General Pype

General Pype fuses hip-hop, rock-pop and R&B into the rid dims of reggae and dancehall with a distinctive West African twist. The General calls his a “tube-sound” carried by striking vocals that capture a forest of emotions and textures, this is one artist who is re-defining the preconceptions anyone might have about Nigerian music.

General Pype cemented his reputation as an internationally acclaimed artist when his first single “Keep It Cool” (2007) featured in Season 6 of the popular American television drama series, The Shield and back home, his voice has become one of the most aired on radio. He is successfully mainstreaming dancehall and reggae music in Nigeria through collaborations with Sunny Neji (“Crush”), hip-hop Diva Sasha (“Strong thin”), Niyola (“Mo Ranyan”), MI (“Teaser”) and Sheyman (“Showa remix”).

Having shared the stage with Nigerian and international artists including Sean Paul, Akon, and the duo of Brick & Lace, Pype raised the stakes at the 2009 MTVBase Music Awards hosted by Wyclef Jean in Kenya, stunning the audience with an unforgetabble performance of “Teaser” with MI and South Africa’s Lira.

Pype's newest single, “Champion” is a brass-driven dancehall tune which is currently doing the rounds on all major African radio stations.

  Pype -Champion by WyldPytchRekords

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Naeto C

Naeto C is a the kid with the midas touch. Since he decided to put his medical path on hold for minute to explore his creative side, he has won the hearts of fans, the respect of his peers and the highest awards in the industry. Coming onto the scene in 2004 with the album 'You Know My P',

Naeto dropped his debut single 'Sitting on Top', the single went on to top the Soundcity and MTV Base charts for 8 weeks straight. The album also give birth to his production collaboration with the wizards of the boards Et-Quake (Ty Mix & VC Perez). They went on to lay down production for Storm labelmates Sasha, Dare Art-Alade, GT the Guitarist and Disconnect.

Never one to be pigeon holed, Naeto C followed up 'Sitting on Top' with the a hit collaboration record 'I Believe' feat R&B Gospel artist Sheun and South Africa's legendary vocalist Hugh Masekela. The tour soon followed with Naeto C lighting up the stages of the Channel O Awards, the I Believe Tour and rocking the stage with D'banj at the MTN Homecoming Concert.

Naeto topped off a fantastic year by dropping a monster club hit 'Kini Big Deal' certified Naeto C in the Africa charts as a force to contend with. With spins happening in clubs in Europe, America and Africa he has definitely proved to have that international crossover appeal and a strong sense of musicality. While Naeto busies himself preparing his sophomore release he has kept the fans happy with appearance at The This Day Music Festival (USA & UK), The Nokia Face of Africa and the opening of Big Brother Africa.

With a stack of awards from his HHWA Best Hip Hop Single, Soundcity Best New Male, Best New Act MTV MAMA's Award and his Video of the Year Award, the future looks bright for this medical musician.

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  Naeto C 10 over 10 by WyldPytchRekords

GT The Guitarman

Since being discovered by Nigeria funnyman Omobaba in 2005 which led to his signing with Storm Records in the same year, 'GT the Guitarman' has quickly risen to being one of Nigeria's most promising new artists.

His first release 'Dreamer' (2005) was widely acclaimed by both the industry and fans alike, which led to collaborations with other notable artists such as Jazzman Olofin, Sasha and Dare Art on 'Eko Ile'. Not content with conquering just Nigeria, 'GT the Guitarman' caught the attention of Akon and was featured in the video for 'Mama Africa'.

His rising profile has seen him perform at the Silverbird Man of The Year Awards, Big Brother Nigeria Party, The Calabar Easter Festival and the M-Net Face of Africa Finale.

GT's debut album 'The Truth' is avaliable now for download and the lead single 'Osi Ma Gbomi' has been receiving regular rotation on both radio and music video channels across Africa.

  Gt Storm1 1 1 by WyldPytchRekords