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BREAKING: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, ‘greatest singer of all time’, dies at 76

BREAKING: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, ‘greatest singer of all time’, dies at 76 Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul, died Thursday at her Detroit home, the Associated Press reports, surrounded by family and friends. She had been battling various undisclosed illnesses for years, and, in recent weeks, was receiving hospice care. Franklin was 76. As news of her declining health spread over the...... more

NUASS shuts down Awka during maiden cultural fiesta

NUASS shuts down Awka during maiden cultural fiesta The National Union of Anambra State Students Nationwide (NUASS) led by Comr Echegwo Chibunna Godwin shut down Awka on Saturday, August 11, 2018, as she celebrated her first ever cultural fiesta. The Cultural Fiesta was reportedly brought into Awka by over 10,000 Ndi Anambra students schooling across the federation to celebrate...... more

SERAP asks NBC to lift ban on radio station, Falz's 'This is Nigeria', others

SERAP asks NBC to lift ban on radio station, Falz's 'This is Nigeria', others Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) “to immediately lift the ban on Jay FM 101.9 Jos, stopping the radio station from playing songs such as Falz's 'This is Nigeria', Wande Coal's 'Iskaba' and Olamide's 'See Mary, See Jesus', and rescind the unlawful fine...... more

Not yet a wedding bell in Ooni’s Palace

Not yet a wedding bell in Ooni’s Palace The Palace of Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has refuted the news going viral that the revered monarch is set to take as wife the co-convener of Hope Alive, Miss Temitope Adesegun. The news apparently sponsored by some unscrupulous elements is nothing but an element of...... more

AGN President, Emeka Rollas launches Foundation to cater for ailing actors

AGN President, Emeka Rollas launches Foundation to cater for ailing actors The President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Mr Ejezie Emeka Rollas, has marked his one year in office by keeping his promise to launch the AGN Foundation to cater for ailing actors. The event took place at a well-attended media briefing on Wednesday at Virgin Rose Resorts, Victoria Island Lagos. Practitioners,...... more

Lagos to host public launch of Alafia, National Peace Concert

Lagos to host public launch of Alafia, National Peace Concert The stage is set for the public launch of the biggest peace concert in Nigeria. The promoters, Addefort Limited have announced that the Public Launch of ALAFIA & National Peace Concert will hold on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the MUSON Centre, Lagos. According to the project coordinator, Olabamiji Adeleye, ALAFIA...... more

Janet Jackson, rapper Cardi B, Weeknd play to raise money for world’s poor

Janet Jackson, rapper Cardi B, Weeknd play to raise money for world’s poor Pop legend Janet Jackson and fast-rising rapper Cardi B will headline the Global Citizen Festival in New York to rally support for preserving international aid to eradicate extreme poverty. The critically acclaimed experimentalist Janelle Monae, R&B sensation The Weeknd, activist songwriter John Legend and young pop star Shawn Mendes will also...... more

Style Spotlight: Mariam Mohammed steps out in Walid Atallah for magazine launch

Style Spotlight: Mariam Mohammed steps out in Walid Atallah for magazine launch Mariam Mohammed, the stylish communications expert and publisher of Maktoub Magazine unveiled a special edition of her magazine recently and her look was everything! For the event, she stepped out in a green embellished dress by the renowned Lebanese designer Walid Atallah. She had her hair swept up in a loose...... more

AFRIMA Jury arrives Nigeria; to unveil Nominees List August 14

AFRIMA Jury arrives Nigeria; to unveil Nominees List August 14 The 13-man International Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, will arrive Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, ahead of a week-long adjudication process following the closing of entries where 8,009 songs/videos were received for the 5th edition of the annual awards event. From Thursday, August 8 to Tuesday,...... more

2 rap stars jailed for fighting in public

2 rap stars jailed for fighting in public Two of France’s biggest rap stars, Booba and Kaaris have been ordered to spend a month in custody after a brawl between them and their entourages delayed flights and forced a partial shutdown of a Paris airport. The beef between the rap stars at Orly airport kicked off on Wednesday in...... more

Femi Kuti’s guitarist absconds in New York

Femi Kuti’s guitarist absconds in New York Andrew Aghedo, a member of Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti’s band ‘The Positive Force’, reportedly absconded in the United States, 20 minutes before the band was billed to perform. Femi and his band thrilled New Yorkers at the Central Park, New York on Sunday after performing at the XPoNential Music Festival in...... more

5th AFRIMA submission of songs to end; artistes advised to submit before Aug. 1 closing date

5th AFRIMA submission of songs to end; artistes advised to submit before Aug. 1 closing date  The countdown has begun to the August 1, 2018 deadline for submission of songs and videos to be nominated for the 5th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), the biggest music event in Africa that celebrates and rewards the musical talents of the continent while showcasing the African cultural heritage to...... more

Mandela 100: Femi Kuti, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid and Dbanj to headline Global Festival

Mandela 100: Femi Kuti, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid and Dbanj to headline Global Festival Femi Kuti, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid and Dbanj have been listed to perform alongside Music super couple Beyoncé & Jay-Z, at Global Citizen Festival‘s Mandela 100 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The free concert aimed at celebrating a hundred years since Nelson Mandela’s birth will hold on Dec. 2 at Johannesburg’s FNB stadium....... more

Pop star Justin Bieber engaged

Pop star Justin Bieber engaged Singer Justin Bieber and model Hailey Baldwin got engaged over the weekend, a source close to the singer confirmed to CNN. The couple, who dated in 2016 before splitting, had stirred chatter among fans in recent weeks, appearing together and sparking speculation that they had reunited. Social media postings popped up...... more

Bruce Lee’s mysterious death explained in new book

Bruce Lee’s mysterious death explained in new book What was Bruce Lee’s cause of death? Matthew Polly, the author of the excellent new biography “Bruce Lee: A Life,” has a strange, sad, and entirely plausible explanation. Polly digs deep into how Lee died in our new “Shoot This Now” podcast, which you can listen to on iTunes or right here....... more

Sosoliso crash survivor Kechi drops debut album

Sosoliso crash survivor Kechi drops debut album   Nigerian singer Kechi Okwuchi is set to release her debut album titled “Don’t You Dare”. Okwuchi, is one of the two survivors in the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash on Dec. 10, 2005, that claimed 107 lives, 60 of which were her school mates from Loyola Jesuit College. She made...... more

Chris Brown arrested after concert

Chris Brown arrested after concert Chris Brown has a new mug shot. The troubled singer was arrested in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Thursday night after performing at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre. Police were waiting for him at the conclusion of the show for an outstanding felony battery warrant from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. According...... more

Ace Nollywood actor Yul Edochie appointed SSA to Anambra State Governor

Ace Nollywood actor Yul Edochie appointed SSA to Anambra State Governor Ace Nollywood actor,  Yul Edochie has been appointed Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Creative & Entertainment Media to Anambra State Governor,Willie Obiano. The actor made this known on his Instagram page,@yuledochie on Friday, expressing gratitude to the Governor and the people of the state. He wrote: ”I thank His Excellency Chief...... more

Wizkid booked till 2021

Wizkid booked till 2021 Nigerian singer Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, has revealed that he has been booked for shows for the next three years. The ‘Soco’ crooner made the announcement on his Twitter handle @wizkidayo, where he wrote, “booked for three years”. Wizkid has released several hit tracks this year including ‘Soco’, ‘Fake...... more

Davido wins BET Best International Act Award 2018

Davido wins BET Best International Act Award 2018 Nigerian singer Davido has won the Best International Act at the 2018 BET Award. The pop singer won the award on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at an event which held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. To win the award, the “Assurance” singer beat fellow nominees, Tiwa Savage, Booba (France),...... more

D’banj’s son drowns month after celebrating first birthday

D’banj’s son drowns month after celebrating first birthday One month after celebrating his first birthday, son of music star, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’banj, has reportedly passed. The son, Daniel, was said to have drowned at the singer’s home in Ikoyi, Lagos. “Trying Times. But my God is Always and Forever Faithful,” said D’banj, who used a dark image as...... more

2018 Dashiki Walk with MJ the Comedian holds June 30 in Accra

2018 Dashiki Walk with MJ the Comedian holds June 30 in Accra Award-winning Ghanaian comedian, MJ the Comedian is set to host the 4th edition of his annual signature event, the Dashiki Walk on June 30th, 2018. Known to be one of the biggest carnivals in Ghana, MJ the Comedian has for the past years created the avenue for dashiki lovers across Ghana...... more

Akon plans own currency, city

Akon plans own currency, city Akon says he's planning to release a new cryptocurrency named after himself - called Akoin. Speaking at the Cannes Lions Festival on Monday, the Locked Up singer said he believed cryptocurrency could be "the saviour of Africa". Akoin's official website says the singer wants the app "on every mobile phone" between...... more

Lagos High School Music Challenge kicks off

Lagos High School Music Challenge kicks off High school students and lovers of live music are in for exciting times as a novel Lagos High School Music Challenge (LHSMC) kicks off. LHSMC is a unique music contest aimed at harnessing music talents among children and teenagers in the state while empowering and offering early guidance into the ever...... more

Basorge Tariah launches Solid Star Records, unveils two new acts

Basorge Tariah launches Solid Star Records, unveils two new acts Legendary entertainer and ingenious entertainment businessman, Basorge Tariah, popularly known as ‘The Grandmaster’, will be launching his record label, Solid Star Records, on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at The Carnavalah located on Waziri Ibrahim Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. He will also be unveiling two fresh acts signed on the label, Nifty...... more

Olamide, Phyno release Super Eagles World Cup tune

Olamide, Phyno release Super Eagles World Cup tune Nigerian indigenous rappers, Olamide and Phyno, have released a World Cup theme tune to support the Super Eagles at the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The song, titled “Dem Go Hear Am” produced by Pheelz, is powered by Aiteo, a main sponsor of the Super Eagles for...... more

Yung Blud aims to take over Nigerian music scene

Yung Blud aims to take over Nigerian music scene Bandaki Obafemi a.k.a Yung Blud is the new music artiste to look out for in the Afropop genre. For lovers of Afro-beat and hip-hop, Yung Blud brings a new perspective to this genre of music. Young, passionate, zealous, and ready to take over the Nigerian music scene. With the emergence of...... more

Davido to perform at Jay-Z’s music festival

Davido to perform at Jay-Z’s music festival Popular Nigerian artist David Adeleke, popularly known as (Davido), has been listed among the performers for the 2018 “Made in America” Music Festival. Made in America Festival is an annual music festival held in Philadelphia and formerly simultaneously held in Los Angeles and founded by Jay-Z. The concert has been scheduled...... more

Wizkid, Davido, Yemi Alade top 2018 Forbes list

Wizkid, Davido, Yemi Alade top 2018 Forbes list Ayodeji Ibrahim-Balogun popularly known as (Wizkid), David Adeleke as (Davido) and Yemi Alade have been recognised by 2018 Forbes Africa’s Hit 30 Under 30 list, that they are the driving forces in the African music industry. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja, reports that out of the list of...... more

I am attracted to intelligence, not physical attraction – Actress Oluchi Nwabuzor

I am attracted to intelligence, not physical attraction – Actress Oluchi Nwabuzor Having fame and beauty at the same time can often be challenging for a young actress and model, but Oluchukwu Stephana Nwabuzor popularly known on screen as Oluchi Nwabuzor said those things have never been a problem for her as she has learnt to manage them very well. Speaking from Lagos...... more

 

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