Damola Onabanjo

Same – Orinayo Ojo


Orinayo Ojo has continued to blow my mind with his lustrous vocals and proficient production skills. Master of suave and mind reeling sonic upheavals, Orinayo is back this Fall with a desperate man’s plea for good loving, beginning with hope but ending tragically.

The personal challenge of uncertainity he’s faced with is characterized in the production of ‘Same’. As if the need to emphasize the dissimilarity in his relationship with this girl he’s wailing about is life threatening, a savage yet subtle takeover plays out at the 49 Second mark. Before this, we escape into a mournful but melodic narrative of a heart-broken man.

The Piano and Drums driven piece accentuated by woeful calls in the background appeals to one’s psyche in a way that only a skilled Writer and Producer can make it.

In just 2 minutes and 40 seconds, Orinayo’s smooth Bass vocals and artful hands take us on a perfect literary journey.  Listen to Same and check out Orinayo’s Soundcloud while you’re at it.

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Lucid Lemons Presents: June Playlist #Afropop


We’ve gotten ours Ears sensitized to awesome music from across Africa this month we definitely want you vibing to, so we’ve put together a Playlist for you and it’s a vibrant mix of popping variations of Pop music currently making waves in our Continent. This Playlist boasts diversity in Pop and Culture as it ranges from Nigerian Jilex Anderson’s pulsating Afro-Pop  dance tune ‘Wave’ to Ghananian; HE3B’s sultry and slinky ‘Want It’ to Major Lazer’s tropically charged rave, a team effort with our African Brothers ‘Particula’ to British Ivoirien Afro B’s mesmeric collaboration with Dr. Sid ‘Personal Lover’ to the South African and Mozambican mash up effort of Laylizzy and Ell Puto; ‘Forever’.

Our gift to you this month is a fusion of songs which we can’t get enough of. So whatever it is you’re doing, make sure you’re vibing to our Eargasms for this month of June. Listen below.



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