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The Breakdown: "Second Turning By The Right" by Lord of Ajasa

Jan. 8, 2021

When Lord of Ajasa released his sophomore album "Second Turning By The Right" in 2008, it immediately became the soundtrack to a very notorious hustle across Nigeria's South-West. Osagie Alonge sits with journalist Motolani…

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The Breakdown: "Ruggedy Baba" by Ruggedman

Nov. 30, 2020

If there's one album that personifies Nigerian Hip-Hop in the mid-2000s, it has to be Ruggedman's sophomore "Ruggedy Baba". Osagie Alonge enlists the help of journalists Steve Dede and Ayomide Tayo to break down the album. …

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The Breakdown: "Independent" by Faze

Nov. 15, 2020

Faze's sophomore album is the definition of the quintessential Nigerian R&B sound. Osagie is joined by industry veterans Chuka Obi and Obinna Agwu to break down this beautiful body of work. Sign up to our Newsletter: https:/…

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The Breakdown: "C.E.O" by Dagrin

Oct. 3, 2020

On this episode, Osagie sits down with journalists Ayomide Tayo and Jide Taiwo to breakdown the late Dagrin's sophomore album "C.E.O". Sign up to our Newsletter: For fan mail: amusicintime@gmail.c…

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The Breakdown: "Face 2 Face" by 2face Idibia

Sept. 20, 2020

On this episode, Osagie is joined by A&R Consultant Chux Odoh and music journalist Dennis Peter as they breakdown the 2004 classic solo debut from 2face '2Baba' Idibia titled "Face 2 Face". Sign up to our Newsletter: https:…

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The Breakdown: "Ghetto Child" by Blackface

Sept. 4, 2020

On this episode, Osagie Alonge sits with former co-host of Loose Talk podcast, Ayomide Tayo and Steve to discuss Blackface's solo debut - 'Ghetto Child"; the sonic style, messaging and Blackface's similarities with Burna Boy…

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The Breakdown: "You Know My P" by Naeto C

Aug. 22, 2020

On this episode, Osagie Alonge is joined by Tinya Alonge and Mayowa Idowu to discuss Naeto C's 2008 debut album "U Know My P". It's a fun episode worth listening to. Sign up to our Newsletter: For …

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The Breakdown: "Superstar" by Wizkid

Aug. 1, 2020

On this episode, Osagie Alonge breaks down pop star Wizkid's debut album "Superstar" and how the record has become the template for many debut artistes to emulate. He is joined by African music commentators - Ayomide Tayo, M…

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The Breakdown: "Game Over" by P-Square

Aug. 1, 2020

The centre of topic on this episode is P-Square's 2007 album "Game Over". Osagie Alonge sits with Ayomide Tayo, Segun Akande, Motolani Alake, three people who have collectively journaled African music for close to 15 years, …

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The Breakdown: Moral Instruction with Falz

July 28, 2020

On this episode, Osagie Alonge sits with prolific artiste Falz, to discuss his 2019 Moral Instruction album. It's a one-hour conversation about the album's production, sampling Afrobeat icon Fela's music and the impact of th…

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The Breakdown: Gongo Aso by 9ice

July 27, 2020

The debut episode of A Music In Time showcases the Nigerian Pop classic album "Gongo Aso" by veteran artiste 9ice. Host Osagie Alonge discusses the album's impact, musical composition and why it might just be hung in the Hi…