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Lagos Clubber tests positive for COVID-19 in police cell

Ipadeola Abiola Oriyomi, a social media influencer who was arrested at Eclipse Club in Victoria Island, Lagos has tested positive for COVID-19 in police custody. The popular Instagrammer has pleaded that he should be taken to an isolation centre rather than being returned to the cell. “Instead of them to take me to isolation centre or I should go to …

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I need help, Baba Fryo cries out

Veteran singer, Friday Igwe, popularly known as Baba Fryo, is begging Nigerians and his colleagues in the entertainment industry for assistance. This is coming after the singer took to his Instagram page some days ago to admit that, “I’m having serious depression#igwehfamily #friends #fans #deltastategovernor #lagosstategovernor #riverstategovernor #SAVEME.” The post apparently got the attention of his colleagues and some of …

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When K1 had Mc. Murphy beaten up

Wole Sorunke aka MC Murphy, a popular radio presenter and event anchor, was allegedly beaten black and blue by KWAM 1’s boys on Thursday night at the 60th birthday party of the Olu of Itori, Oba Abdulfatai Akamo, in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. It was gathered that both Ayinde and Murphy were invited to the party …

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“I’m a member of Fela Household”-Sowore fires back at Burna Boy for decling RevolutionNow protest Invite

Convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore has fired back at singer, Burna Boy for calling him a fake Fela’s fan. Sowore had invited Burna Boy to join the group in its planned protest on 1 October, 2020. In inviting Burna Boy, Sowore said he was usually compared to legendary musician and revolutionary, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. He also said even the …

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Apple announces DJ Cuppy as their first African Radio Host

As Apple launches its first Radio Show in Africa, DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Billionaire Femi Otedola has earned herself first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music. The streaming platform announced today, Thursday, that “Africa Now Radio with Cuppy” will debut Sunday and will feature a mix of contemporary and traditional popular African sounds, including genres like Afrobeat, rap, house, kuduro …

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“Your Father Bought Your Success” – Burna Boy Lashed out at Davido For Calling Himself The Greatest

A Nigerian Popular singer by name Burna Boy lashed out at his colleague Davido in the music industry for declaring himself and Wizkid as the Greatest Artiste of all-time. The whole battle of supremacy started when Davido announced that he is releasing his new album “A Better Time” in July with a twitter post It didn’t take long before Burna Boy …

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Chioma, Davido’s Fiancee Recovers From COVID-19

Chioma Rowland, the fiancee of Afropop music sensation, Davido, has recovered from COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Davido made this known via a statement on his Twitter Page on Sunday night. “Glory be to God…Chioma has now tested negative twice for COVD-19… Thank you all for prayers…We love you,” Davido stated.  

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Davido Goes Into Self-Isolation As Fiancée, Chioma Tests Positive For COVID-19

Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido says he has gone into self-isolation. He explained that he took the decision after his fiancée, Chioma, tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19). The music star announced this on Friday via his verified Twitter handle. In the series of tweets, he noted that he recently returned to Nigeria from America after cancelling …

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Coronavirus: Singer Runtown donates N10 million to fans on twitter

Nigerian musician, Douglas Jack Agu popularly known as Runtown has set aside the sum of N10 million to give out to Nigerians adversely affected by the restrictions caused by the global  pandemic. coronavirus code named COVID-19 The Body Riddim crooner announced this on his verified Twitter handle, @iRuntown on Wednesday, urging those in need of the funds to drop their …

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Mercy Eke wins BBNaija Season 4

Mercy Eke has beaten stiff competition to emerge as the first fremale winner of the Big Brother Naija reality show, season 4. The 26-year-old bagged 41 percent of the votes cast, more than double the 19 percent the runner up, Mike, got to emerge the first female winner of the show. Mercy, Mike and three other housemates – Seyi, Omashola, …

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Ras Kimono’s wife dies 3 months after losing husband

Efe Kimono, wife of the late Ras Kimono,  reportedly died in the early hours of Sunday, three months after losing her husband. Dennis Otu, a reggae enthusiast and the Chief  Press Secretary to the  Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly confirmed the sad incident in a facebook post. Our Correspondent in Port Harcourt reports that Mr. Dennis Otu, who …

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Femi Kuti’s Son Officially Joins His Band

Femi Kuti’s son, omorinmade Kuti has officially joined his father’s ”positive force band”. The proud dad took to his Instagram page to announce the good news to the world. The Afro beat legend wrote on his Instagram page; Omorinmade (my Son) “now a proud member of my band ” and I leaving tonight with the positive force band to Belgrade …

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SEE FULL LIST OF AMVCA WINNERS as Falz, Adebayo, Omotola, Others Win Big

The 6th annual AMVCA ended on Saturday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos drawing the attention of many movie stars. Some of the stars went home with major awards in different categories. They include Femi Falana popularly known as Falz, Femi Adebayo, Lydia Forson Omotola Jalade- Ekeinde, Odunlade Adekola, Bisola Aiyeola, and a host of others. With …

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Olamide signs two new acts to YBNL

In continuation of his strategy to uplift talents, Street rapper and YBNL boss Olamide has signed two new acts to his record label, YBNL. The two acts are rappers, named Limerick and Lyta. Olamide made the announcements on Instagram, welcoming them to his label, and teasing new videos with them. With the addition of these artist, it swells the ranks of …

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“Timaya gave me my latest single”- Waje

Nigerian singer, Waje says her latest single ‘Kpolongo’ was given to her by Timaya. Narrating how the song was birthed, the ‘I Wish’ singer said Timaya invited her to his house and they listened to some beats together. In a radio interview on sound city: “Timaya called me up and asked if I was free on that day and I …

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Wizkid Becomes Ciroc Brand Ambassador

Ciroc, a brand of ultra premium spirit vodka names Nigeria’s Wizkid as its brand ambassador Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid, has bagged a deal as the ambassador of Ciroc, a brand of eau de vie vodka. Wizkid took to his official Twitter account to announce the news while advising people to drink responsibly. @wizkidayo “New Deal Alert! Officially with Ciroc, let’s …

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Rising Artiste Kennykeyz Cooks New Single, ” Shuperu”

One of Nigeria’s finest in the music industry who specialises in afro hip hop genre of delivering his skillful song to the listening pleasure of the masses is Kennykeyz, with the real names Kehinde Temitope Olasupo, a music producer cum artist.

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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 & …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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