Chiagoziem Onyekwena


Chiagoziem is the founder of StudioRat ( a tech startup building the largest directory of recording studios in Nigeria. He has a decade’s worth of experience in tech, music and media and is always on the lookout for where they intersect.

In 2006, while pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering in Ghana, he launched a radio show and a blog dedicated to the spread of Nigerian music in the country. He was also a local show promoter.

On returning to Nigeria in 2009, he combined his career in tech with his work in media, becoming a Senior Writer at the now defunct HipHopWorld Magazine and the Online Editor of TheNETNg for a number of years.

In 2016, he became the Editor-in-Chief of Filter Free ( a music blog dedicated to contextualizing Nigerian music, he founded StudioRat the year after.

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