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Interview with Dele Sosimi 13th August 2015 – POST-SHOW UPDATE

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    Post-Show UPDATE So, on this edition of Thinking Aloud with Ayo- I learnt that Fela was not only a father figure but also a compassionate soul. I learnt the difference between Afrobeat and Afrobeats I better understood why certain genres of music seem to have…

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TAWA Chillout July Edition

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On the 26th of July, the second TAWA Chillout event was held at Mama Jumbe’s in East London. It was a time to let your hair down,network, eat and drink well, as well as enjoy games and good music. I’m glad to say it was…

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Thinking Aloud with Ayo in conversation with Lagbaja!

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Thinking Aloud with Ayo in conversation with Lagbaja! Lagbaja (born Bisade Ologunde in Lagos) is a multi-award winning Nigerian Afrobeat musician, singer and song- writer. Lagbaja’s groovy fusion has been referred to as afrojazz, afrobeat, higherlife and afropop until  he himself has christened the music AFRICANO, alluding mostly to the central…

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Seyi Olagunju Album Launch (Video)

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Seyi Olagunju Album Launch Seyi Olagunju Album Launch I caught up with Seyi before he hit the stage for his album launch….

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Thinking Aloud with Ayo in conversation with Kehinde Dacosta-Lawrence

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So, when I started Thinking Aloud with Ayo over 2 years ago, one of the very first people I contacted about being a guest on the show was Kehinde Dacosta-Lawrence (KDL)

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Thinking Aloud with Ayo in Conversation with Eric Obuh aka Vocal Slender

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Last year I interviewed Eric Obuh aka Vocal Slender the young man who became quite popular after he featured in the 2010 BBC documentary Welcome to Lagos… He was a scavenger who had a dream of becoming an Afrobeats star.

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TAWA in conversation with Denrele Edun – Being comfortable in your own skin

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There is nothing like being comfortable in your own skin! To be able to do YOU regardless of what others around you say. Now of course there’s a thin line between doing you and being arrogant, disrespectful, obtuse and/or rude, I’m not talking about that.…

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