The Breakdown: "True Story" by Timaya

May 20, 2022

Timaya's debut album, "True Story, " is about passion and pain. Bursting into the music scene in 2007, Timaya gave music listeners were given the whole experience of the mind and world of this Bayelsa-born, Port Harcourt rai…

The Breakdown: "The Unstoppable International Edition" by 2Baba

May 1, 2022

“The Unstoppable International Edition”, released in 2010, is one of 2Baba’s most enthralling body of work; with just 13 songs, the veteran musician conveys emotion, passion and his truth, delivering amazing vocals on sonica…

The Breakdown: "Maintain Reloaded" by Olu Maintain

April 8, 2022

Olu Maintain's solo debut, aptly titled "Maintain Reloaded", is a bag of hits and quintessential Nigerian Pop songs. With help and influence from legendary producer Puffy T, features from Pasuma Wonder, Konga, LKT and Lord o…

The Breakdown: "Turning Point" with Dr SID

March 18, 2022

In this episode of A Music In Time, Osagie Alonge sits with Dr SID as they breakdown the veteran artiste’s solo debut and the chart-topping debut “Turning Point”. Dr SID also goes down memory lane, detailing his emergence on…

The Breakdown: "Morning Time" by Tony Tetuila

March 4, 2022

In 1999, Tony Tetuila parted ways with his group, The Remedies, and released his debut album with help from producer Paul Play. “Morning Time” is regarded as a foundational album for Afrobeats music. Ayomide Tayo joins host …

The Breakdown: "Merchant, Dealers and Slaves" by Brymo

July 31, 2021

"Merchants, Dealers and Slaves" might be Brymo's third studio album, but it's his first classic. Possibly inspired by his bitter departure from his former record label, MD&S shows Brymo's at his darkest moment even when the …


The Journey: Darey

Feb. 6, 2021

It's been 15 years since Darey released his debut album "From Me 2 U" right after signing his first record deal with Storm Records. Since then, he's gone on to establish himself as an undeniable leader in the R&B space, succ…

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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: https://bit.ly/amitsignup 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:…


The Journey: Knighthouse with Temi Gomez

Sept. 12, 2020

Osagie sits with Temi Gomez, 1/3 of the founding members of the music and creative company Knighthouse. Gomez shares the back story on Knighthouse; from the early beginnings to how it became one of the most talked-about musi…

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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: https://bit.ly/amitsignup For …


The Journey: Blackmagic

Aug. 9, 2020

Osagie Alonge sits with Blackmagic who takes us on his journey of music reliving the experiences with his three albums - Version 1.0, Version 2.0 and most recently released Version 3.0 (Starving Artiste). Sign up to our New…

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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…

Introducing A Music In Time

July 23, 2020

After taking a hiatus from the media space, Osagie Alonge is back with a brand new podcast which covers some of the interesting backstories and hot takes about your favourite musicians and albums.