How Tomi Owo went from being a banker to creating "Beautiful" music | The Dice
Tomi Owó is a Nigerian singer-songwriter. She started her music career in 2018 with her five-song EP ‘Pieces’. The vocal and emotive live performer talks to GuardianTV on what goes on at the back end of music-making in Nigeria and running a music business.
Fireboy DML | Arts & Culture
Here is a glance at our #GuardianArts&Culture of the week, a Nigerian singer and songwriter, Fireboy DML.
Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun releases powerful and moving back-to-back albums
With nearly two decades of music behind her, Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun has made a name for herself the world over as a moving and passionate songwriter. This autumn, she's back with her first body of original music in five years, two albums released a month apart: "After the Great Storm" and "How Beauty Holds the Hand of Sorrow". She tells FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot about the different moods and musical landscapes on the album and how they reflect two sides of her.
Jonathan Wilson returns to his bluegrass roots on new album 'Dixie Blur'
Two years after his highly acclaimed album "Rare Birds", talented singer-songwriter and producer Jonathan Wilson is back with "Dixie Blur". The generous 14-track LP is perhaps his most personal record
Life BTS: Onyeka Onwenu the phenomenal
Onyeka Onwenu is a Nigerian singer/songwriter, actress, human rights activist, social activist, journalist, politician, and former X Factor series judge. She graces the cover of The Guardian Life this week, talking about her career, music and what our society is fast becoming.
Behind the scenes from Bankulli's cover shoot for GuardianLife
Abisagboola Oluseun John, known professionally as “Bankulli”, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. Born in Lagos, his work as a talent manager has increased his influence across both Afrobeats and Afropop across the world.
Cameroon's Salatiel and his plans after 'Lion King' soundtrack song
Singer, songwriter, and producer Salatiel is one of the biggest names in Cameroon's urban music scene. His following has now grown beyond the country's borders after his collaboration with superstar Beyonce on one of the songs on the recently released 'Lion King' soundtrack.
Burna Boy lights up Times Square as YouTube’s artiste of the month
Burna Boy is a Nigerian based Afro-fusion singer, songwriter and performing artiste signed to his record label Spaceship Entertainment. Born Damini Ogulu in Port Harcourt to parents Bosede and Samuel Ogulu, he is the only son and eldest of three children.
Trailer for Ed Sheeran documentary 'Songwriter' released
The trailer for "Songwriter," a documentary about singer songwriter Ed Sheeran, was released on Wednesday (August 1). "Songwriter" is directed by Sheeran's cousin and filmmaker, Murray Cummings and documents the creation of the singer's chart-topping album, "Divide."