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D’banj Signs Mega Deal With Dugout UK

D’banj Signs Mega Deal With Dugout UK

Nigerian’s music super star and entrepreneur, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo a.ka. D’banj, has signed a mega deal with Dugout in UK, to enable football fans across Nigeria and Africa get exclusive BTS actions live, of their favourite clubs in Europe. The deal will also present the fans opportunities to meet their favourite superstars in locker rooms. Dugout offers best unique & ... Read More »

Wizkid beats Jay Z, Lamar, Drake to MOBO award

Wizkid beats Jay Z, Lamar, Drake to MOBO award

Wizkid wins best international act at Mobo awards The Nigerian artist Wizkid may have missed the Grammy nomination this year, but he beat a strong field including Jay-Z, Drake, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar to net the best international artist prize at the Mobo awards in London Wednesday night. Other artists edged out by Wizkid are Cardi B, DJ Khaled, ... Read More »

Demise of Juju Music Veteran, General Prince Adekunle

Demise of Juju Music Veteran, General Prince Adekunle

The Juju music genre recently lost a veteran, an icon, an indigenous music orator in person of General Prince Adekunle who passed away at age 75 after a brief illness. General Prince Adekunle was a Juju music and instrumental wizard, who alongside a couple of other indigenous music acts were the music rave of the mid-late 70s and early 80s. The ... Read More »

See List Of Songs Banned By NBC

See List Of Songs Banned By NBC

National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has tagged five Nigerian songs as “Not to be Broadcast.” The corporation released the list, saying it has banned the 5 songs from being aired. The songs include: Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“; Davido‘s “Fall” and “If (Remix)“; and 9ice‘s “Living Things.” The Federal Ministry of Health had in a tweet on Friday said that the ... Read More »

Olamide’s ‘Wo’ Video Violates Tobacco Act – Ministry Of Health

Olamide’s ‘Wo’ Video Violates Tobacco Act – Ministry Of Health

The Federal Ministry of Health has warned Nigerians to be cautious of the health hazards contained in Olamide’s new music video ‘Wo’. The Ministry said on its twitter handle on Friday that the video promotes a dangerous habit that encourages second-hand smoking. They said the video, which was recently released by the YBNL boss, also contains practices accompanied with risks ... Read More »

my daughter can start dating at 15 –KSB

my daughter can start dating at 15 –KSB

Singer, Kenny Saint Best, doesn’t seem to joke with her two teenage kids, even as a single mother, she has so far, made sure she took good care of them. Her daughter is gradually growing to become a beautiful damsel and when asked what age she would allow her teenage daughter to have a boyfriend, the singer hinted that it ... Read More »

Don Jazzy, Wizkid, Davido make Forbes’ top 10 richest African musicians

Don Jazzy, Wizkid, Davido make Forbes’ top 10 richest African musicians

Forbes Africa has released its list of Richest African musicians. The list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and others. Nigerian artistes, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido, are among the top ten richest African musicians. The top ten are: 1. AKON Akon ... Read More »

Femi Kuti  about Setting a New World Record

Femi Kuti about Setting a New World Record

Legendary saxophonist, Femi Kuti, on Sunday came close to setting a new world record for the longest single note on a saxophone. The Afrobeat star held a single note for 46 minutes 38 seconds during an event at the Africa Shrine in Lagos, South-West Nigeria. Although he knocked off world number two, Kenny G, who held his note for 45 ... Read More »

Full List Of Winners At Headies 2016

Full List Of Winners At Headies 2016

The 2016 edition of Nigeria’s top music awards show, The Headies, held on Thursday, December 22 at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Hosted by Rapper, Falz and Actress, Adesua Etomi, the show threw up few exciting moments, mainly coming from artistes’ performances and the great job done by the hosts. It was, however, a disappointment for many Nigerian ... Read More »

Jackson family to set up music academy in Lagos

Jackson family to set up music academy in Lagos

The Jackson Family are putting plans in place to set up a music academy in Lagos. Jermaine Jackson on April 29, 2016 laid out the plans to set up a Jackson Academy Performing Art School in Lagos to raise musical talents in Nigeria and Africa. Jackson revealed the plan when he paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Commissioner ... Read More »

Lil Kesh confirms contract over with YBNL

Lil Kesh confirms contract over with YBNL

Lil Kesh has confirmed he is leaving Olamide’sYBNL record label which brought him to limelight. Kesh confirmed this via his Instagram page yesterday. “Ok so it’s true that my contract ended about two weeks ago. Like we all know, my contract with YBNL was for two years but that’s the business side to it. And did I state that my ... Read More »

Tee Billz accuses Tiwa Savage of infidelity, considers suicide

Tee Billz accuses Tiwa Savage of infidelity, considers suicide

Tunji Balogun a.k.a Tee Billz, husband and former manager of popular Nigerian female artiste, Tiwa Savage, on Thursday accused his wife of infidelity and contemplated suicide. In a flurry of Instagram posts, deleted about three hours after they were posted, Tee Billz said he sacrificed his life for Tiwa Savage, putting in work and my money to her success. Yet ... Read More »

Davido gets N100m from Pepsi deal

Davido gets N100m from Pepsi deal

It appears as though Davido, Nigerian singer and pop star who was born David Adeleke, is now richer by N100 million. The Babcock university graduate announced a two-year deal with Pepsi few days ago on his social media account, joining colleagues like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and Di’Ja, who are already ambassadors of the brand. The details of the contract were ... Read More »

Why I reported Wizkid to the police – Linda Ikeji

Why I reported Wizkid to the police – Linda Ikeji

The ongoing feud between blogger, Linda Ikeji and talented singer, Ayo balogun, aka Wizkid took another twist after Linda confirmed the reports that she has issued a complaint about Wizkid with the Nigerian Police in a recent post on published on her blog. By Linda Ikeji lindaI’m sure many of you have read that the police is now involved in ... Read More »

All set for MBGE Pageant 2016

All set for MBGE Pageant 2016

All is now set for the 2016 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl In Eko Beauty Pageant. The event will take place at the Bamboo Event Hall, Omole, Ojodu, Lagos on June 27, 2016. Funmi Bolatiwa Quadri, Executive Director of Ereon Pageantry, said this year’s MBGE Beauty Pageant has been upgraded, with a reloaded website www.mbge.com.ng. She further explained that ... Read More »

PSquare brothers reconcile after weeks of public drama

PSquare brothers reconcile after weeks of public drama

PSquare, Nigerian musical group comprising the Okoye brothers, seems to have buried the hatchet after weeks of drama and public spat about splitting up. Peter and Paul Okoye took to their social media pages to share similar pictures with the same captions. “That it took our stupidity to realize that FAMILY comes first, We are VERY SORRY.” Jude Okoye, their ... Read More »

PSquare’s Peter Okoye Finally goes solo

PSquare’s Peter Okoye Finally goes solo

Peter Okoye, a member of Nigerian musical duo, PSquare, has begun operating solo, after 19 years of togetherness with twin brother. Following weeks of intense wrangling in the huge-followed group, last week, he took to his Instagram page to announce his new management. Peter, who performed alone at an event in Abuja on Saturday, March 12, released the contact details of ... Read More »

Faze out with a new song titled ‘Wette’

Faze out with a new song titled ‘Wette’

Erstwhile Platashun Boiz member, Faze, is out with a new song after a long holiday from the music scene. The new delivery titled ‘Wette’, is in collaboration with Triple MG star, Iyanya and is produced by Dj coublon. Faze revealed his plans for a come-back album and his career. He also addressed the controversy between former band mates, 2Baba (2face) ... Read More »

Flavour and DJ Cleo of South African challenges MTN on copyright

Flavour and DJ Cleo of South African challenges MTN on copyright

Nigerian Highlife music sensation, Flavour N’abania and his South African colleague, DJ Cleo have requested sales data from MTN, its subsidiary and content aggregator, Content Connect Africa (CCA), and Vodacom, suspecting that their copyright has been infringed upon, sources have said. Although the companies have denied any such infringements, pundits reason that their liability could run into billions in unpaid ... Read More »

I’m a Christian! Fear of being Killed prevented me from Confessing Christ – Adewale Ayuba

I’m a Christian! Fear of being Killed prevented me from Confessing Christ – Adewale Ayuba

By: Bisi Adekunle Very few friends, family members and fans of popular Fuji musician, Adewale Ayuba knew that he has converted to Christianity since 2010. The ex-staunch Muslim, in a Testimony he gave at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of David admitted that he is now a proud Christian and a born again at that. According to him, ... Read More »

I ALWAYS KNEW JAMIL WOULD BE A PAMPERS AMBASSADOR… TEEBILLZ BOAST

I ALWAYS KNEW JAMIL WOULD BE A PAMPERS AMBASSADOR… TEEBILLZ BOAST

Celebrity couple Tiwa Savage and Teebilz have a cute little boy, Jamil A.K.A Jam Jam. The baby also made headline along with his mother as pampers ambassadors early this year. Read More »

FIRST PHOTO OF EBUKA OBI UCHENDU AND WIFE’S HONEYMOON

FIRST PHOTO OF EBUKA OBI UCHENDU AND WIFE’S HONEYMOON

Super excited latest groom Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and his lovely wife Cynthia who tied the Nuptials on Saturday February 6, 2016 are already enjoying their marriage.? Read More »

LOVE CAN BE FRUSTRATING BUT IT IS NEEDED…RUBY GYANG

LOVE CAN BE FRUSTRATING BUT IT IS NEEDED…RUBY GYANG

Singer, Ruby Gyang, who is also the babymama to singer, Jesse Jagz, has had her fair share of what love is all about and the challenges that goes with it but she has not given up hopes of loving again. Read More »

BANKY W BREAKS SILENCE ON MARRIAGE

BANKY W BREAKS SILENCE ON MARRIAGE

EME co-owner and singer, Banky W, is so happy that almost all his friends are married as he continues to play the role of groom’s men for them almost every month. Read More »

TUFACE IDIBIA GETS AWARD FROM SON

TUFACE IDIBIA GETS AWARD FROM SON

The simple fact that ?2face Idibia, now officially known as 2Baba, has seven children from three different women doesn’t deter him from being a good dad. Read More »

IS CHIDINMA EKILE STILL LOOKING FOR HER JOHNNY?

IS CHIDINMA EKILE STILL LOOKING FOR HER JOHNNY?

Chidinma Ekile, famously known as Miss Kedike, is one of the hottest and most sought after spinsters in the Nigeria music industry. The Capital Hill singer in recent times has been romantically linked with Flavour Na’abania and shared some deep kiss moments but it’s glaring the man that tickles her heart is not the ‘ Golibe’ crooner. Read More »

STOP ACTING LIKE A REGULAR GIRL…ANGRY FAN LASHES NIYOLA

STOP ACTING LIKE A REGULAR GIRL…ANGRY FAN LASHES NIYOLA

Queen of EME Record label Niyola is a singer and writer who has successful won the heart of many with her sweet angelic voice. The diva, who loves sharing make-up free photos, got it hot from a fan that was not in the same opinion as hers. Read More »

LATE DEINDE FERNANDEZ DAUGHTER, ABIMBOLA COMES OUT G@Y

LATE DEINDE FERNANDEZ DAUGHTER, ABIMBOLA COMES OUT G@Y

The idea of same s3x marriage is totally frowned at in Nigeria as it is considered a crime and punishable with 14 years in jail term. Though some people still practice this act in disguise but there is no evidence to nail any one. What has just caught the attention of some Nigerians is the billionaire daughter of late Deinde ... Read More »

American music star, Ciara to feature in Darey’s Lagos concert

American music star, Ciara to feature in Darey’s Lagos concert

R&B superstar Darey Art Alade has revealed that the third edition of his highly anticipated concert, Love Like a Movie will hold on 28 February and will feature International Grammy award winning superstar, Ciara. Read More »

JULIUS AGWU TURNS CRIPPLED BEGGER TO PROMOTE UPCOMING SHOW

JULIUS AGWU TURNS CRIPPLED BEGGER TO PROMOTE UPCOMING SHOW

Ahead of his February 7, ‘Life As I See It’ ?concert, comedian cum Actor, Julius Agwu has hit the streets to pally with crippled beggers. The Ikwere-Rivers State born multi-talented artiste, who is known for his rib-cracking jokes and witty acts, was spotted in the midst of two handicapped beggers this morning. Apparently, Julius wants to bring them to his ... Read More »