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For The Love of Afrobeats

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For the Love of Afrobeats is a weekly podcast series, produced by iDEY.me and hosted by Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (Mr_Schmooze). The podcast features the hosts analysing recent events in the afrobeats scene and their respective impacts on the culture. For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

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For the Love of Afrobeats is a weekly podcast series, produced by iDEY.me and hosted by Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (Mr_Schmooze). The podcast features the hosts analysing recent events in the afrobeats scene and their respective impacts on the culture. For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

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For The Love of Afrobeats

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For the Love of Afrobeats is a weekly podcast series, produced by iDEY.me and hosted by Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (Mr_Schmooze). The podcast features the hosts analysing recent events in the afrobeats scene and their respective impacts on the culture. For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

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Rank #1: FTLOA #24: Babes Wodumo, Sinach, Eldee v Olu Maintain & more

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On episode 24 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following headlines; Gospel singer Sinach hits 100 million views on Youtube South African singer Babes Wodumo assaulted by boyfriend Mampintsha on Instagram Live Eldee calls out Olu Maintain for performing their afro-pop classic - "Big Boy" Danny Young files N200m lawsuit against Tiwa Savage Kwaw Kese fires shots at Shatta Wale and much more... For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Mar 11 2019
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Rank #2: FTLOA #22: Uganda's Proposed Censorship Law, Davido, Koffi Olomide, Willi Roy & more

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On episode 22 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following headlines; - Seun Kuti failing to perform at 2019 Grammy Awards Ceremony - Wizkid & Davido share views on openly campaigning for politicians - Opposition to Uganda's Censorship Law - Koffi Olomide charged for sexually assaulting his dancers in Paris - Prince Kaybee and TNS trade words over "royalty theft" allegations - Shatta Wale & Stonebwoy react to popular music executive Willi Roy's death - and much more... For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Feb 18 2019
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Rank #3: FTLOA EP16: Soundcity MVP Awards 2019, Burna Boy v Coachella, Zylofon Music, Viktoh & more

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On episode 16 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following topics; - 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards - Burna Boy v Coachella - Zylofon Music's reported financial crisis - Viktoh suffers police brutality - Bebe Cool firing shots at Bobi Wine & Jose Chameleone and much more... For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Jan 07 2019
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Rank #4: FTLOA EP15: 2018 End of Year Review - The Titans, The Revelations, The Resurgent & much more

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On episode 15 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following topics; - The global rise of Afrobeats - Titans of the year - Revelations of the Year - The resurgence of D'banj Duncan Mighty & 2Baba - Phyno, Korede Bello, Sarkodie, Tekno, Runtown, Patoranking's year in review - Our Top 5 songs of the years - and much more For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Dec 31 2018
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Rank #5: FTLOA EP14: Detty December, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz, Genevieve Nnaji & more

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On episode 14 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze), are joined by PR expert Stefi K (@stefikoko_pr) discuss the following topics; - Detty December 2018 - Yemi Alade v Tiwa Savage - Diamond Platnumz & Rayvanny slammed with bans in Tanzania - Babes Wodumo missing back-to-back performance bookings - Genevieve Nnaji accuses FilmOne Distribution of bias - Davido threatening popular blogger Ayo Jaguda - Lil Kesh & Olamide criticized over controversial lyrics - Sauti Sol explain reasons for lack of single releases in recent months. - Stonebwoy's recent meeting with the Ghanaian president For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Dec 25 2018
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Rank #6: FTLOA EP11: The Capital of African Hip-Hop, Shatta Wale, Blac Chyna, Danny Young, Kizz Daniel & more

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On episode 11 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following topics; - Shatta Wale defends his controversial "Ghana is a village" comment - The Capital of African Hip-hop - Blac Chyna's controversial trip to Nigeria - Danny Young accuses Tiwa Savage of copyright infringement - Mr Eazi's EMPAWA initiative - DJ Cuppy responds to critics For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Nov 26 2018
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Rank #7: FTLOA EP10: Stogie T, Cassper Nyovest, AKA, Davido, Rayvanny & Diamond Platnumz

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On episode 10 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following topics; - Stogie T's appearance on Sway In The Morning - Cassper Nyovest signs partnership deal with Universal Music Africa - AKA reacts to his platinum-selling album. - Rayvanny & Diamond Platnumz slapped with ban & fine in Tanzania - Davido vs. Eko Atlantic City - Wande Coal, Simi & Niyiola perform to soldout concerts in London & Lagos. For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Nov 19 2018
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Rank #8: FTLOA EP9: Tiwa Savage, Harmonize, Runtown, Stonebwoy, Mr Eazi, E.L & more

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On episode 9 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following topics; - Tiwa Savage's MTV EMA Best African Act award - Runtown's PR crisis - Harmonize detained in a Nairobi hotel over unpaid bills - Stonebwoy unsettled at his record label - E.L claiming Olamide has supported him more than any other Ghanian entertainer - Oyemykke's controversial comments about DJ Cuppy For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Nov 12 2018
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Rank #9: FTLOA EP8: HHP, Emtee, Wendy Shay, Paul Okoye, Fuse ODG & Stefflon Don

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On episode 8 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following topics; - Hip Hop Pantsula's Funeral proceedings, tributes & his widow Lerato being sidelined by the family - Emtee firing shots at Cassper Nyovest - Wendy Shay walking out of an interview with Joy News - Omari Hardwick's Breakfast Club rant - Paul Okoye saying "Ghanaian artistes aren't sharp" - Calls for Diamond Platnumz' arrest & ban over "immoral social media posts" - Stefflon Don vs the Barbs For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Nov 05 2018
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Rank #10: FTLOA EP5: Emtee, Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Kanye West, Burna Boy, Wale Applause & Yemi Alade

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For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOA is a weekly podcast series produced by iDEY.me and hosted by Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze). On the episode 5, the hosts discuss the following topics; - Emtee's return from a wellness clinic & Drug abuse in the industry - Shatta Wale vs Sarkodie & Kwaw Kese - Kanye West recording in Uganda with Bankuli - Wale Applasue's Open Letter & Payola in the Industry - Burna Boy's iconic concert at London's O2 Academy Brixton For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Oct 15 2018
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