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Two K-pop stars get prison terms for rape, spycam crimes

Two K-pop stars get prison terms for rape, spycam crimes  A South Korean court has found two K-pop stars guilty of illicit sexual relations with a woman and sentenced them to up to six years in prison. On Friday, the Seoul Central District Court said singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young received a six-year prison term and former boy band member Choi Jong-hoon a...... more

Alleged theft: Blackface apologises to 2Baba, settles out of court

Alleged theft: Blackface apologises to 2Baba, settles out of court The long-standing beef between singer Blackface and music legend 2Baba, might be over, as the former is said to have apologised for comments made regarding an alleged theft. This is according to a statement from 2Baba’s camp. The statement detailed how after weeks of mediation, the pop legend agreed to an...... more

BBNaija: I want my old life back — Mercy cries out

BBNaija: I want my old life back — Mercy cries out  Big Brother Naija Winner, Mercy Eke has said she wants her old life back, as she is tired of the whole  ‘celebrity status’. Mercy during a live session with her Instagram followers said she wants to return to the time when she can wake up whenever she likes. Mercy noted that though...... more

Mo Abudu makes history, becomes First African to Chair 47th International Emmy Awards Gala

Mo Abudu makes history, becomes First African to Chair 47th International Emmy Awards Gala Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife Media, chaired the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala, which held on Monday, 25 November in New York City. She is the first African, male or female, to land the coveted role. Following her appointment as the first African director of the Academy, the move signals a change...... more

Bill Cosby breaks silence from prison

Bill Cosby breaks silence from prison Over a year after he was first incarcerated for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand, the disgraced actor and comedian — who is serving three to 10 years — has given his first interview. In it, the 82-year-old maintained his innocence from his Pennsylvania correctional institution, Phoenix, which is located outside...... more

Pop star found dead six months after failed suicide attempt

Pop star found dead six months after failed suicide attempt The South Korean singer and actress Goo Hara was found dead on Sunday, Gangnam District Police in Seoul told CNN. Police would not comment on a cause of death. The 28-year-old singer, once part of the South Korean girl band Kara, was found unconscious in her Seoul home in May, after...... more

Awilo, 2Baba receive legend awards at 6th AFRIMA •Full list of winners

Awilo, 2Baba receive legend awards at 6th AFRIMA •Full list of winners Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held yesterday, Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Winners were announced in the 36 categories of the awards ceremony, which comprise the Continental and Regional categories. The Continental Category rewards...... more

Unusual Praise 2019: Anticipation rises for ‘biggest praise concert in Nigeria’

Unusual Praise 2019: Anticipation rises for ‘biggest praise concert in Nigeria’ Anticipation is approaching fever-pitch for Unusual Praise 2019, the annual religious praise concert organised by the Catholic Church of Divine Mercy. Widely regarded as the biggest praise concert in Nigeria, Unusual Praise 2019 holds on Friday, November 29, at Periwinkle Estate, Freedom Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. Unusual Praise is the one of the...... more

Burna Boy concert cancelled in South Africa

Burna Boy concert cancelled in South Africa Following threats of violence, the highly publicised anti-xenophobia concert “Africa Unite” which Burna Boy was billed to headline in South Africa has been cancelled. The concert organisers Phambili Media and Play Network confirmed Wednesday morning, that after engagement with Burna Boy’s management a decision to withdraw his name from the line-up...... more

Burna Boy nominated for 2020 Grammy Awards

Burna Boy nominated for 2020 Grammy Awards Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has made the list of nominees for 2020 Grammy Awards. In the recently released list on Grammys.com website, Burna’s African Giant album is nominated for ‘Best World Music category.’ The nomination is for albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music...... more

Over 500 African superstars set to hit Lagos for 6th AFRIMA

It is set to be a night of energetic and intense entertainment as the line-up of various African superstars have been slated to perform at the 6th edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, scheduled to hold at Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The...... more

6th AFRIMA: Sipho Dlamini, Sarah Boulos, Yoel Kenan, Adebisi A. Adedeji, Udochi Muogilim, Obi Okwudili Casmir, Eric Bally, others to speak at AMBS

6th AFRIMA: Sipho Dlamini, Sarah Boulos, Yoel Kenan, Adebisi A. Adedeji, Udochi Muogilim, Obi Okwudili Casmir, Eric Bally, others to speak at AMBS  It will be a gathering of African and International music Intellects, professionals and enthusiasts at the annual Africa Music Business Summit (AMBS) organised as part of lined-up events in celebration of the 6th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) slated for Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Fantasia Hall, Eko Hotels and...... more

Over 30 African superstars to thrill fans at the 6th AFRIMA Music Village

Over 30 African superstars to thrill fans at the 6th AFRIMA Music Village The 6th edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) is set to have music lovers and enthusiast thrilled to an array of over 30 African superstars at the largest music event in Africa, AFRIMA Music Village themed ‘Wild & Wow’ on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Agege Stadium, Agege,...... more

Minister lauds women’s leading role in creative industry

Minister lauds women’s leading role in creative industry The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lauded the leading role being played by women in the country’s creative industry. The Minister gave the commendation at the opening of the 2019 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in Lagos on Sunday. He hailed the organisers of AFRIFF, which was...... more

Academy under fire after ‘disqualifying Nigeria’s Oscar entry’

Academy under fire after ‘disqualifying Nigeria’s Oscar entry’ The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has come under fire after reportedly disqualifying Nigeria’s Oscar entry over a language issue. Lionheart, directed by Genevieve Nnaji, has been eliminated from the Best International Feature Film category, The Wrap reported, citing an email sent to voters in that category. According to...... more

Oscar heartbreak as Nigeria’s Lionheart is disqualified

Oscar heartbreak as Nigeria’s Lionheart is disqualified Nigerian film director and actor Genevieve Nnaji has protested against the disqualification of her film, Lionheart, from Oscar’s Best International Feature Film category. The Academy dropped the Nigerian comedy “for having too much dialogue in English”, which violates its rule that requires entries in the international category to have “a predominantly...... more

Kanye West's long-awaited 'Jesus Is King' debuts at No. 1, tying Eminem's record

Kanye West's long-awaited 'Jesus Is King' debuts at No. 1, tying Eminem's record Kanye West fans had a long wait for "Jesus Is King." In the end, they propelled the rapper's latest album, released Oct. 25, to debut at No. 1.  The gospel-inspired album is West's ninth in a row to open at the top of the Billboard 200, putting him in a tie...... more

Burna Boy Wins ‘Best Africa Act’ Award at 2019 MTV EMA’s

Burna Boy Wins ‘Best Africa Act’ Award at 2019 MTV EMA’s Serial hitmaker Burna Boy has been announced as the winner of the Best Africa Act award at the 2019 MTV EMA’s. Nigeria’s Hauwa Ojeifo wins first MTV Generation Change award  Burna who was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian, Teni the Entertainer, South Africa’s Prince Kaybee and Nasty C, Harmonize from Tanzania and...... more

Met Police reinstates Khafi after BBN gaffe

Met Police reinstates Khafi after BBN gaffe Khafi Kareem, the London Met police officer who defied the force to feature on  Big Brother Naija (BBN) before appearing to sleep with another contestant, says she has been asked to return to work. She returned to the UK penultimate week and met with her superiors to discuss her conduct. The Mirror...... more

Wizkid, Beyonce make ‘Brown Skin Girls’ video

Wizkid, Beyonce make ‘Brown Skin Girls’ video Nigerian singer and songwriter Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Wizkid and American singer, Beyoncé Knowles, has called on people to appear on ‘The Lion King ‘ the gift video Nigerian superstar and the American singer have commenced shooting the music video for fans favourite song ‘Brown Skin Girl.’ According to a British...... more

AFRIMA unveils exciting events to round off 2019

AFRIMA unveils exciting events to round off 2019 All road leads to Lagos State, Nigeria as music lovers, cultural enthusiast and African stars in Africa and Diaspora gear up towards the upcoming 6th edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, the continent's biggest music event with the theme ‘Feel Africa’ is set to hold from November 20 to...... more

At last, Kanye West releases ‘Jesus Is King’ album

At last, Kanye West releases ‘Jesus Is King’ album The western ninth studio album and the culmination of the Sunday Services months, bringing together rappers like Chance The Rapper, Travis Scott, A $ AP Rocky, DMX and more. Kanye opened Sunday services in January as a religious gathering, where “Ye united his love for fashion, music and God. From what...... more

FG pledges full support for AFRIMA as Nigeria hosts 2019 Edition

FG pledges full support for AFRIMA as Nigeria hosts 2019 Edition The Federal Government has pledged its full support for the successful hosting of the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), as the country prepares to host the glamorous event in Lagos 20-23 November 2019, with the theme, “Feel Africa”. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the pledge...... more

FG seeks India’s support for Nigerian film industry

FG seeks India’s support for Nigerian film industry The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the Indian Government to support Nigeria’s film industry with the technology that will enhance the quality of films produced in the country. The Minister made the call in Abuja on Friday when he received the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria,...... more

Felabration: Airo on the rise!

Felabration: Airo on the rise! Day 2 of the Felabration activities in Lagos at the Freedom Park, Lagos Island, tagged ‘THIS IS LAGOS’ had surprises springing up with energetic live band performances by talented Nigerian musicians thrilling their fans in honour of the late Afrobeats king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. At about the last hours of Day...... more

Davido deposits N36m to purchase customised jewelry for Zlantan, others

Davido deposits N36m to purchase customised jewelry for Zlantan, others Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang) The singer rewarded the Nigerian rapper, songwriter and dancer Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael aka Zlatan Ibile, who...... more

Omawunmi: Landed in jail for murder at 12, now music star at 29

Omawunmi: Landed in jail for murder at 12, now music star at 29 29-year-old Charles Omawunmi from Delta State spent 17 years in prison in Edo State, with seven years as a teenager in children’s remand custody, and ten years as a convict. He was convicted for murder at the age of twelve. His case was that of a minor who found himself in...... more

Death and the legacy of Fela Kuti: Toni Kan

Death and the legacy of Fela Kuti: Toni Kan Death, many people say, can be the biggest career move and for proof they point to Michael Jackson who was mired in debt at the time of his death but whose estate is now worth millions and millions more than he made while alive. Death has always fascinated pop culture, especially...... more

Airo, the #villagepeople crooner, thrills Makurdi in a mind-blowing performance

Airo, the #villagepeople crooner, thrills Makurdi in a mind-blowing performance The City of Makurdi, the Benue State capital, witnessed a mind-blowing performance by the sambaromba crooner Airo, as he thrilled the audience at City Bay center on the #BenueRave Independence concert on the 1st of October with his recent tune #villagepeople. The stage came alive with his energetic and engaging performance...... more

REDTV’s Red Hot Topics enters Season 5

REDTV’s Red Hot Topics enters Season 5 REDTV’s Red Hot Topics has now dropped episode 5 with great promise of more rich and robust subjects.  The show, which follows a panel of young people discussing current and relevant topics that affect everyday life has gotten very popular with enormous followers always waiting to catch the next episode. Every...... more

 

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