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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 & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe.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 & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe.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

Updated 12 days ago

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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 & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe.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/

Rank #1: FTLOA #10: 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 headlines;

  • 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 performing sold out concerts in London & Lagos

For more curated Afro-urban content,  visit iDEY.me/

Nov 19 2018
35 mins
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Rank #2: FTLOA (Bonus): Kwesi Arthur

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On this bonus episode of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) chat with award-wining Ghanaian rapper Kwesi Arthur.

He discussed his humble beginnings, increased profile, his sources of inspiration, future plans & much more.

For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Feb 06 2019
24 mins
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Rank #3: FTLOA #7: HHP, Depression, Fever Music Video, AKA & more

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On episode 7 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following headlines;

  • Hip Hop Pantsula's Death, Struggles with depression & previous suicide attempts
  • Dealing with Depression as a creative
  • AKA's Feel Good Live Session performance
  • Wizkid's music video for "Fever" (starring Tiwa Savage)
  • Shatta Wale fires shots at Sarkodie & Stonebwoy
  • DJ Spinall & L.A.X's album releases
  • Seun Kuti defending the Kuti legacy

 For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Oct 29 2018
38 mins
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Rank #4: FTLOA #18: Falz, MHD, Mr Eazi, Black Coffee, Tekno & more

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On episode 18 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following headlines;

  • Falz slammed for his comments on "transnational sex"
  • Femi Kuti declares "I Am Not Fela"
  • MHD arrested and charged for voluntary manslaughter
  • Mr Eazi revealing he turned down £350,000 deal
  • Tekno & Ycee leave record labels, and announce new labels
  • Oyemyke apologies to DJ Cuppy for previous comments
  • Fuse ODG comments on "Social Media Absence"
  • Court blocks "Radio The Great" album release
  • Black Coffee heads back to School to study interior design
  • and much more...

For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Jan 21 2019
43 mins
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Rank #5: FTLOA #14: 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 24 2018
52 mins
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Rank #6: FTLOA #16: 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 headlines;

  • 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
52 mins
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Rank #7: FTLOA #4: AKA, Cuppy, E.L, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde & more

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On episode 4 of  For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following headlines;

  • Is AKA's Beam World app really worth R90 (£4)?
  • Does King Wole have a case on DJ Cuppy?
  • Is E.L really the best African rapper?
  • Omotola Jalade being honoured by the UN

 For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Oct 08 2018
31 mins
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Rank #8: FTLOA (Bonus): Davido

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On this bonus episode of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) chat with award-wining Nigerian singer Davido.

He discusses his growth in the last 12 months, managing the DMW roster, using songwriters, Peruzzi losing the "Next-rated" award to Teni & much more.

For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Jan 28 2019
25 mins
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Rank #9: FTLOA (Bonus): Nonso Amadi

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On this bonus episode of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) chat with fast-rising Nigerian singer / songwriter / producer Nonso Amadi.

He discusses his journey so far, creative process, academic background, managing female attention & more.

For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Dec 17 2018
23 mins
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Rank #10: FTLOA #8: 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 headlines;

  • 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
37 mins
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Rank #11: FTLOA #17: L.A.M.B 2019 Cypher, Blackface Naija, AKA, Falz & more

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On episode 17 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following headlines;

  • L.A.M.B. 2019 Cypher & Yung6ix's reaction
  • Blackface Naija resurrects feud with 2Baba - Adekunle Gold & Simi getting married
  • AKA controversial comments on radio play
  • Stonebwoy's "BHIM Nation is bigger than Shatta Movement" comment
  • MPs threatening to sue Bobi Wine for featuring them in his socio-political music video without their consent
  • "#Talk" the new single & music video by Falz
  • and much more...

For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Jan 14 2019
41 mins
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Rank #12: FTLOA (Bonus): Teni the Entertainer

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On this bonus episode of  For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) chat with fast-rising Nigerian singer / songwriter Teni the Entertainer.

She discusses her academic background, Controversial comments made in the media about her physical appearance, Self-Love, Double standards in the music industry, Her relationship with her sister Niniola and much more.

 For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Oct 25 2018
34 mins
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Rank #13: FTLOA #6: Felabration 2018, Cassper Nyovest, Olamide, Efya & The Music Modernization Act

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 On episode 6 of For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following headlines;

  • Felabration 2018
  • Efya debunking drug abuse rumours
  • Cassper Nyovest going back to basics
  • Olamide signing 4 new rappers after they impressed on social media
  • What the USA's Music Mordernization Act means for Africa's music industry

 For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Oct 22 2018
34 mins
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Rank #14: FTLOA #21: National Wizkid Day, Adesope, Ebony Reigns, Jose Chameleone, Radio & Weasel

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On episode 21 of  For the Love of Afrobeats #FTLOApodcast, Industry insiders Adesope Olajide (@Shopsydoo) & Dignified Sorinolu-Bimpe (@Mr_Schmooze) discuss the following headlines;

  • Adesope's controversial comments on Wizkid
  • Adesope's controversial comments on Sound-checking
  • Ebony Reigns first annual memorial
  • Jose Chameleone sells out Lugogo Cricket Oval
  • Ugandan Police shut down Bobi Wine's concert in Gulu
  • Weasel (of Radio & Weasel) denies recruiting new group member
  • DMW pop-up concert
  • and much more...

For more curated Afro-urban content, visit iDEY.me/

Feb 11 2019
33 mins
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Rank #15: FTLOA #11: 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 headlines;

  • 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
41 mins
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