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Offbeat

Offbeat

By Altéist
For those who think differently. Offbeat features conversations amongst creatives and weirdos. Also we feature amazing new music artists and songs to add to your playlist!

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Making Music with Raheem
We talk so you may listen – In this episode, Jay converses with Raheem Spades, a rapper, songwriter, and photographer. He started out as a model after contesting for the Mr Ideal Nigeria crown but found his passion for music later.
36:50
June 28, 2020
Filmmaking with Dafe
We talk so you may listen – In this episode, Jay converses with Dafe (born Dafe Emmanuel Oboro), a filmmaker, photographer, casting director, producer, and a trained journalist. He's been nominated for and won a number of awards and has had his films screened at ArtX , Terra Kulture, and Africa in Motion Film Festival, UK. This year he was nominated on Dazed Magazine as one of the hundred most influential people shaping youth culture.
01:43:57
June 20, 2020
E13: Music Talk with Sammo
We talk so you may listen - In this episode, Jay interviews Sammo (Ojo Samuel Temitope) is a young and talented artist who is redefining African music and he believes African sounds are the future of world mainstream music. He's also a record producer, mix engineer, multi-instrumentalist, an amazing songwriter, amongst his many other talents.  He started music much early in my life playing instruments and singing at his local church. He played the piano professionally for some years and has performed alongside some big names like Timi Dakolo, Tim Godfrey, and many more. Now he's an artist seeking to take the world by a storm.
47:58
June 13, 2020
E12: Art Talk with Osinachi
We talk so you may listen - In this episode, Jay interviews Osinachi (born Prince Jacon Osinachi Igwe) a self-taught digital artist whose work explores personal experiences within a technological environment. Osinachi, who grew up in Aba, Nigeria, produces drawings using Microsoft Word, where he utilizes the basic limited design palette of the word processing software to create narrative illustrations. He is Africa’s foremost cryptoartist. In 2018, he became the first-ever Nigerian artist to showcase artworks at the Ethereal Summit, a conference in New York that seeks to bridge the gap between technology and art through blockchain. He was a finalist for the Bridgeman Studio Award 2019. This week's playlist features Naya Akanji, Nonso Amadi, Oxlade, Eri Ife, and Remy Baggins, in that order. Enjoy!
53:55
June 6, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E11
We talk so you may listen - In a sad week of escalating racial and tribal violence in the United States and Nigeria respectively, Jay curates the best songs to inspire us to look beyond the lies that separate us, and find truth in our stories. This week's playlist features M.anifest, Banky W, Odunsi, Kel P, Omah Lay, and newbies Txby, and Flash. Enjoy!
21:34
May 30, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E10
We talk so you may listen - In this episode, Jay brings you 5 amazing songs from some of his favorite artists to keep your week alive. Plus an amazing throwback jam to take you back to the rebirth of Nigerian hip-hop. This week's playlist features MI, Marv OTM, Mojo, Prettyboy D-O, Kiienka, and a host of amazing fresh artists. Enjoy!
27:52
May 27, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E9
We talk so you may listen -  An amazing episode you'll have on repeat! Jay returns to earth and is shocked to find out he can't find palmwine. He went digging anyway and brought fresh new songs from his favorite artists. This is a cool party with songs you'll certainly have on repeat, from Afro-fusion to Trap. The playlist features Tems, Mo'cheddah, Joey B, Odunsi the Engine, Santi, Nikita, and up-comers Kiienka and Dopsy Flow. Enjoy!
24:58
May 23, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E8 (Special)
We talk so you may listen -  The hottest episode on the hottest podcast! On the International Space Station, Jay and the astronauts make a time capsule and he takes a trip to the 2000s in search of some lost gems.  He found a complete throwback playlist that will have you updating your library in no time. You don't need your shoes for this one, just your waist, and your legs. This gbedu is not from here!
30:06
May 20, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E7
We talk so you may listen -  Our best episode so far! While still out in space, Jay gets wild on fresh new songs from his favorite artists. Party your heart out with the stars on this playlist which includes one of the biggest party songs from the mid-2000s. This week's playlist features heavyweights Duncan Mighty, Wurld, Odunsi, Lady Donli, Kwesi Arthur, Amaarae, and Wavy the Creator, Tomi Agape, etc
27:51
May 16, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E6
We talk so you may listen - Jay goes on a spacewalk with 7awesome songs from his favorite artistes. Get inspired by the stars on this playlist, and enjoy a throwback love song from Nigeria's best RnB group. This week's playlist features artistes like Lady Donli, BOJ, Paul Play, Tems, Nonso Amadi, Styl Plus, GoodGirl LA, and upcoming artistes AYLØ and Ogranya.
27:51
May 13, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E5
We talk so you may listen - Another amazing episode with 7 cool songs from some of Jay's favorite alté artistes to keep your playlist on fire, and a throwback to late 2000s with an amazing love jam from one of Africa's greats. This week's playlist features artistes like Oxlade, Square, Joey B, CKay, Amaarae, Kwesi Arthur, Bella Alubo, and upcoming artistes like Sammo, Lojay & Eri Ife.
26:48
May 9, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E4
We talk so you may listen - In this episode, Jay brings you 7 more songs from some of his favorite alté artistes to keep your week alive. Plus an amazing throwback jam to take you back to the good times. This week's playlist features artistes like Nonso Amadi, Mojo, GoodGirl LA, Odunsi the Engine, Tems, Niniola, and upcoming artistes like King Perryy & the amazing group 5quad.
24:55
May 6, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E3
We talk so you may listen - In this episode, Jay brings you 7 hit songs from your favorites to keep your week alive. Plus an amazing throwback jam to take you back to the good times. This week's playlist features artistes like Naira Marley, Adekunle Gold, Flavour, Ladipoe, Ajebutter 22, 2Baba, and upcoming artistes like Censodd. 
27:11
May 3, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E2
We talk so you may listen - In this episode, we bring you trending news; from Prophet TB Joshua's mountainous vigil; the dark shadows hanging over European football leagues; Senator Ben Ayade's warning to President Buhari; FG's COVID trillion naira loan; Alex Ekubo's outburst on TV; the situation in Kano, and more. Find the best songs to jam to this week. 
50:15
April 30, 2020
WILD HALF HOUR - S1, E1
We talk so you may listen - In this episode we bring you top trending stories from the previous week, including MI's altercation with Sarz over a club ejaculation incident, the messy burial of the late Chief of Staff, and more. Find the best songs blowing up this week.
36:24
April 21, 2020