Welcome to Lokal FM Podcasts. Lokal FM is a Lagos, Nigeria based internet radio station featuring informative entertainment targeted at Nigerian & African audiences in diaspora, with the mission of showcasing the best of Naija content to the world, highlighting triumphs in the arts and technology!
Rapper, Rik Artsenz has a new EP out called A Federal Smoke and it’s available on major digital music platforms. He explains how he combines his rap dreams with his 9 to 5, shares views on the MI/Vector beef and gives us an audio tour of his EP. Enjoy!
Excel Joab is a music Publicist and creator with BoomPlay Music, Nigeria. He shares his experiences on the entertainment scene and explains why Boomplay is the preferred digital distribution platform for Nigerian music acts.
ExO Magege is a prolific Music Producer and Recording/Performing artiste. He shares on his music influences, his being in love with Hip-hop and the creative process that went into making his new album, The Wake which is available on major digital music platforms.
Kizz Daniels disappoints fans [again] in Canada. Charlie Boy and Falz work on a collaborative track. Davido and Chris Brown do big numbers on Youtube, check out Mikel Mizzy's Blow my mind refix. The Afrimma awards nominees list don comot o, did your favourites make the list?
Fola Folayan is an experienced Broadcaster who loves to share knowledge and promote great local music. In this brief chat with us, she reveals what's right and wrong with Broadcasting in Nigeria and more. Enjoy!
#LokalFMMeets is our interview series featuring interesting people. Our guest here is Africa's Most Adventurous Woman, Funmi Oyatogun. She shares on her she came about her moniker, her love for travel and her pet peeves. Enjoy!
On this day in 1987 The first installment of The Simpsons was aired
The hugely popular animated sitcom debuted on the Tracey Ullman Show in the form of one-minute shorts.
Did you know that "The Simpsons" is the longest-running scripted primetime TV series in the US with 30 seasons?
On #thisdayinmusic 2014, The White House refused to comment on a campaign to deport Justin Bieber from the US. Around 275,000 people had signed a petition on its website calling for the Canadian singer to be removed from the country. The campaign had been set up in January of that year when the 20-year-old was arrested on suspicion of drink and drug-driving and illegal drag racing.
Today is #PoetryAndTheCreativeMindDay. A day set aside to honor creative pioneers. Poems can paint a picture in our minds or make us feel a certain way. They were originally recited, or spoken aloud to an audience.
Poetry and the Creative Mind Day is a great time to dig up some of your favorite old poems and read them, or sing a favorite old nursery rhyme.
Did you know… The earliest form of poetry were called epic poems, and they date back to hundreds of centuries.
According to a leaked tracklist, Wizkid has a guest spot on Beyonce’s new album.[really] A track titled younce riddim featuring Wizkid appeared on an unconfirmed viral tracklist and fans are restless. [crowd restless].
African Giant is the title of Burna boy’s next album scheduled for an August, 2019 release. The singer held a listening party in the US, shortly after his Coachella performance. 21 tracks were heard at the event but only 16 will make the album cut. In attendance where family and friends, including Jidenna, Akon and Wale.
Do you know Efe Ogbeni also known as Efe One? He was at the recently held Midem African Forum in Lagos.In addition to what you may not know is that Efe is a mogul in American Entertainment who holds a number of key positions in leading companies including Sony ATV, where he signed and provided world-class publishing opportunities for leading African producers such as Shizzi, Spellz, and Kiddominant (producer/co-writer of Fall by Davido).
Efe is also a top promoter and club owner in Atlanta, Georgia and he owns a record label which is known as Regime Music Society. In an interview, Davido revealed that Efe orchestrated his collaboration with American giant Akon. Efe was also instrumental to Davido’s Sony deal in 2016.
#onthisday in 1956 the Prince of Monaco, Rainier III married Hollywood star, Grace Kelly
The wedding was broadcast around the world.
On #ThisDayInMusic Apr il 18, 2004
R&B singer @eamonofficial’s debut single, 'Fuck It, (I Don't Want You Back)' started a four week run at No.1 on the UK singles charts. The song earned a listing on the Guinness World Record for "the most expletives in a No.1 song", with 33.
Today is known as #ColumnistDay. It commemorates the life and work of columnist Ernest Taylor Pyle, a Pulitzer Prize winner who reported from both the European and Pacific theaters during the Second World War. He died while reporting in Okinawa.
The purpose of the unofficial holiday is to appreciate the work that journalists [especially those who work in dangerous conditions around the world] do to inform people, create public opinion, keep people in power accountable and to bring to light important stories.
To celebrate, learn more about the history of newspapers and journalism.
Did You Know...
...that Swedish newspaper, the Ordinari Post Tijdender, is the oldest newspaper in the world still being published? The newspaper was first published in 1645. Its print version was stopped in 2007. Since then the newspaper has been online only.
#Thursday #ThursdayMotivation #thursdaythoughts #princeofmonaco #gracekelly #newspaper #journalism #pulitzerprize #publicopinion
Nigerian Music producer @kiddominant has been listed among songwriters on @beyonce’s collaboration with Rihanna [@badgirlriri] titled Nerfetitti. Kiddominant, who produced the award-winning single, Fall for Davido, signed a Publishing deal as a writer/producer to Sony/ATV in March 2017.
At the recently concluded second edition in Lagos of the MIDEM African Forum [@midem.official], Afrobeat star @femiakuti, called for concerted efforts by industry stakeholders in Nigeria to ensure top quality content as a means to positioning the Nigerian music industry for greater business opportunities. The event had in attendance, Music industry stakeholders, tech gurus, entertainment lawyers, talent managers, PR agencies, artistes and music lovers.
MIDEM CEO, Alexandre Denoit delivered a presentation on the brand’s objectives and how it was working hand in hand with key players in the African music industry to facilitate the structuring of high-potential markets.
@mavinrecords’ new star @heisrema says he’s here to change the world. He made this known during an interview on a Lagos based radio station when asked how he felt about being signed to one of the biggest Record labels in Nigeria, home to stars such as @koredebello and @aphrodija. In case you missed it, Mavin recently announced a multi-million dollar equity investment and global strategic partnership deal with Kupanda Holdings aimed at creating better opportunities for African music.
Our first interview for the year 2019, features a Media Entrepreneur and Mixed Martial Artist, Harri Obi. Harri's timeline is quite engaging and he shares with us his passion for Barcelona, his impressions about Media colleagues and salary brackets and more. Plug in. Enjoy!
This Sunday's requests feature music from:
1st request : ADEKUNLE GOLD - IRE
2nd request : PATORANKING X DAVIDO - CONFIRM
3rd request : ADEKUNLE GOLD - BEFORE YOU WAKE
4th request : TENI - PARTY NEXT DOOR
5th request : BURNA BOY X ZLATAN IBILE - KILLIN DEM
st request : amaka - tuface ft peruzzi
2nd request : surrender - Mr eazi ft simi
3rd request : one ticket - Kizz Daniel ft davido
4th request : Fever - wizkid
5th request : on a low - burna boy
Ye - burna boy
6th request : case - Teni
Podcaster, Event Hype Master and amiable Media Personality, Melody Ifeanyi Adigio hits the streets to take your Afrobeats Requests.
Mayorkun - mama
Victor Ad - Wetin we gain
2Baba - Amaka
Tekno - Choko
Olamide - Motigbana
Victor Moses joins up with team mates after sophomore honeymoon. Injury doubts though, as he may not feature against England. Mikel spills on reasons for Eagles' failure at last World Cup. Visa issues rattle NFF. listen in!!!
Update on the Super Eagles Of Nigeria's preparations for the World Cup in Russia this June.
The Nation's President bids the team farewell urging them to do well, Sports Minister Dalung cautions the NFF over its intended elections. Gernot Rohr makes cuts to his squad and FIFA fixes deadline for 23-man team list submission. Listen In!
Which Atletico Madrid star dons the club's colors for the last time tonight? How prepared is the Akwa Ibom Police regarding security? How did Super Eagles fare in the recently concluded EPL? Listen in!
DJ Neptune drops star studded Album, who makes the guest list? What's the secret to Sound Sultan's friendship with 2baba? Linda Ikeji responds to reactions trailing her pregnancy announcement, could the Caribbeans hold the key to successful Naija music and movie exports? Listen in!
Is former Super Eagles Striker Dan 'the bull' Amokachi concerned about the team's top striker position? Will Gernot Rohr give concessions to members of the team during Ramadan? And why is Sports Minister Solomon Dalung optimistic? Listen in...
Meet the Super Eagles B team who will test their might against current Europa Champions. Nigeria's position n the FIFA rankings, stagnant. The Nation's Presidency demands more from the Super Eagles in Russia. At $85 a pop, Nike's cashing out on Super Eagles' kit pre-orders.
#LokalSuperEaglesWatch is a new podcast which features daily bits of The Super Eagles' [Nigerian National Team] preparations for the the World Cup 2018, in Russia.
The maiden edition features reactions of former Super Eagles stars to the provisional 30 man list.
Ms. Olaitan Meadows [@ladyvelvety] assumes Host's duties and interviews the Content Controller of Lokal FM, Tony Doe. This interview took place a few weeks before the 1st anniversary of streaming which took place on the 17th of November, 2017.
Techpoint Inspired, to host over 5000 people in May. Team Neon, the only representative from Nigeria and Africa wins the 2018 Power Pitch of the Smoke- Free World category of the Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation Challenge Summit. And more...
So, J Cole Came And Conquered Lagos, Had Fans Spitting Verses Off His Just Released KOD Album. And Then Pandemonium Broke Out On Social Media. Swiftly, Industry Players, Fans, Social Media Influencers And Rappers Themselves Pitched Tents With Aligned Thoughts.
It Got Ugly Quick.
But It Has Raised Questions That Demand Answers.
How Hard Does A Nigerian Rapper Have To Work To Deserve Some Accolades?
Melody Hassan [City 105.1fm], Paul “Scraggy Okogie, [Retired MC], Obinna “D’Angry Mob” Agwu [Music Business Expert], Segun “Da Boomsha” Ayinla [MC/Legal Expert] & Benjamin “Bugzy” Kadiri [Owner, GAPRadio], offer insights.
Hiphop luminary, Media Personality & Legal Adviser Da Boomsha came through to chat with Tony Doe. We covered bases including the Henessy VS Class controversy, issues in the Christian Hiphop Community & his company Boomsha Kreatives.
Kaycee is a handful! Took a lot of cajoling to get him on the podcast and when he came through he didn’t disappoint. He remains one of the most honest and blunt voices on social media in matters of artiste management and more. His grating sense of humour is expressed in our fun conversation. Enjoy!
LokalFM Meets...interesting people with interesting perspectives on a variety of relatable subjects. In this podcast we chopped it up with BBC Africa Researcher, Arsenal fan and Project Coordinator of StudentRadioNG, Ms. Debola Adebanjo.
Lokal FM Meets... streams 9am, weekdays WAT! Enjoy!
He is the Editor-in-Chief of leading New Media Publisher, Pulse.ng. He co-hosts the popular podcast series, The Loosetalk Podcast and describes himself as a Pop Culture Enthusiast. Our conversations covered Naija Pop Culture and the On-Air-Bot syndrome among other things.
He’s a media executive who turned to banking in the early 2000s but made a return about a decade later. He runs his own Media Company but is more infamous for his political views on Facebook and Twitter. Lokal FM meets, Stanley Nwabia.
He’s The Self Proclaimed Smartest Mouth In The South, One Of A Few Radio Personalities In Nigeria, With An Actual Personality. He’s Loved And Hated In Equal Measure; And Is unapologetically Agnostic. He Shares His Perspectives On Humans, God, The Radio Life And More. Lokal FM Meets KSHOW THE MAESTRO!