Compilation albums are often a hit or miss affair, especially when you are not just putting together different artistes but actually different genres. You have to either get the flow and direction right or compensate by keeping things as short as possible.
The third volume of the YadaMag Music Project went out on a limb and opted for 33 songs, with almost as many artistes coming together to give a 2 – disc project that did a pretty decent job in representing the Christian music scene in Nigeria currently.
The organic feel on most of the songs was a welcome break from industry peddled gimmick tracks the radio would have you listen to these days. The earthy ambience gave a platform to some already established acts while introducing lesser known names such as CMJ and Fidel Ochefu.
With of course a heavy Lagos presence on the project it was good to hear much more northern influenced sounds from the ilk of ChrystRydaz, Steve Willis and Fizzikal. The legendary Rapsodee’s classic hip hop anthem “Fundamental” was not left out and it was not even the highlight of the album. To have Nosa’s “Always on My Mind” and Edword’s “Ifeloju” on a project that is absolutely free seems too surreal for the ears and the heart.
Snatcha, Sokleva, C.I.A, eMJOY, and Nolly brought worthy contributions but the Protek/ Okey Sokay collab on the reworked “Ayaya” is perhaps the prime example of why this compilation should be a companion. Not wanting to be left out the [...]
If you have been following closely, the #YadaMagTop50 list has taken a different turn. We are counting down the popular music videos on our website this year. These videos are the ones that our readers watched the most on our website. We recently did the same for official singles. If you missed it, check it out here.
Here is the list. The Top 50 popular music videos on Yada Magazine
50. Brooke Fraser- Kings & Queens
49. Sam Jamz- Mr President
48. Aijay- Say Amen
47. De’ Covenant- Nara Ekele
46. Kefee- Praise Medley
45. Glowreeyah Braimah- God Alone
44. Lecrae- Say I Won’t feat. Andy Mineo
43. Trip Lee- Shweet
42. Je’kob- I Believe
41. Manic Drive- VIP feat. Manwell from Group 1 Crew
40. Fred Hammond- I Will Trust
39. Uchey- Ebubedike
38. Canon- Trippen
37. Remedy Drive- Commodity
36. Shaun Groves- Better Days
35. Tim Godfrey- Amen
34. Elijah Oyelade- Glorious God
33. Swoope- #SameTeam Remix feat. Jackie Hill, Taelor Gray, KB, JGivens, Alex Faith and Kidd
32. Sammie Okposo- Let Peace Reign
31. Monique- Power Flow
30. Planetshakers- Made for Worship
29. Buchi- Ke Hossana
28. RRHP CYPHER featuring, Gamie, Rapsodee, Choice, Wallz, Provabs & Sokleva (Rooftop Clan)
27. Femi Micah- Overflow
26. Hillsong Worship- This I Believe (The Creed)
25. Pastor J- Mr [...]
We totally love our readers here at Yada Magazine and we have decided to release the list of the popular music singles released in 2014. These are songs that our readers enjoyed through the course of the year.
Check them out! If you missed them all through the year, here is your chance to get them again.
Kindly note that this list is derived from a thorough analysis of the music posted on our website this year.
50. Nikki Laoye – Mighty God
49. Minor- Made in Nigeria feat. Provabs
48. Jeremiah Gyang- Dan Gata
47. Cobhams Asuquo- Star of Wonder
46. Nolly- Yaro (Cover)
45. Sam Adebanjo- Mama feat. Snatcha
44. Leon Remnant- Who I Am feat. Sosa
43. KJ-52- Gameface feat. KB, Soul Glow Activatur, Flame
42. Odunayo Aboderin- Elewi Elese
41. Tedashii- Dark Days and Darker Nights feat. Britt Nicole
40. Vinn Legend- All I Have To Give
39. eMJOY- Rejoyce feat. Temi
38. Praise Machine- Jesus Never Fails feat. Mike [...]