This is a review of my top songs and music videos of the week. John Legend’s Conversations in the Dark, Dark Poet very social conscious Ripple Effect, and the diss between Blackbonez and Khaligraph Jones made the cut. I hope you enjoy this compilation as much as I did.
1. Conversations in the Dark
This man! This living legend!
I’m sorry but John Legend can do no wrong (with music). Nope, he sure can’t! The Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony (EGOT) award winner and People’s Sexiest Man Alive 2019, delivered, as always on this track. John Legend’s “Conversations in the Dark” is a classic – as with every of his music.
I blushed all through the video. It made me crave the kinda love I mentioned here. It’s so beautiful to watch.
2. Dark Poet – Ripple Effect ft Falz & MI Abag
I must admit, I didn’t know anything about Nigerian rapper, Dark Poet until this song dropped, but from information gathered, he’s been around for a while, just went on hiatus.
Man, I’m glad he’s back because boyyyyy, this song, Ripple Effect, is an absolutely brilliant work. The rapper (real name, Adefemi Odukoya) teamed up with rappers Falz and MI Abaga to deliver this social conscious track that shines a torch on brutality and corruption in the Nigeria Police Force. The collaboration was perfect, BTW.
Listen to the Dark Poet – Ripple Effect ft Falz & MI Abaga below
3. Niniola – Omo Rapala
So, confession time yeah. Most part of last year, I was a likkle scared for Niniola. I don’t have to say more than that (the wise can decipher).
But our one and only Queen of Afro-House, Niniola Apata decided to ‘bless’ us with the video of her October 2019 song, Omo Rapala produced by Sarz, and it was love at first watch for me.
The very fun video was directed by Adasa Cookey.
4. Khaligraph Jones – Best Rapper in Nigeria
Few days ago, Blaqbonez came on Twitter with the story about his dad wanting back into his life after he became popular.
What the rapper didn’t know was that, that was only the start of his trend on twitter this month because only a day after, Kenyan rapper, Robert Ouko popularly known as Khaligraph Jones who won the ”Best in Hip-hop” award at the just concluded Soundcity MVP awards released a diss track, calling out Mr. Boombastic.
Honestly, I was one of those who thought Khaligragh wounded him and that it would take a likkle long before Blaqbonez put together a reply.
Listen to Khaligraph Jones – Best Rapper in Nigeria below
5. Blaqbonez – Green Blaq Green (Khaligraph Jones reply)
Alas! Nigerian rapper, Blaqbonez, gat no chillz, ’cause in less than 24 hours, he dropped his reply.
Here is Blaqbonez – Green Blaq Green (Khaligraph reply)
Plsssssss, listen to both rappers’ tracks and let me know in the comment section who you think won this round.
Oh my chest! I am so loving rap & Hip-hop all over again. These rappers are giving me so much joy. I LOVE EEETT!