This could be described as a double blessing for the sensational singer, Waje who was recently unvieled as one of the new Glo ambassadors, a mouth-watering deal that came up few days after she launched her much talked about album.
By Charles Mgbolu
The answer to the question in the headline is still not confirmed but K Switch; D’banj’s younger brother has flagged off a red alert that says this is likely true.
He took to twitter on the early hours of Thursday to welcome Olamide to the ‘family’.
Welcome to the family! Baddo [...]
Late August last year, pop singer Akinmayokun May D Awodumila got the shock of his life when he learnt he had been dropped from Square records (P-Square record label) due to irreconcilable differences, he screamed blue murder, threatened litigation and countered by launching his own outfit Confam Entertainment; releasing singles and videos. Today, however, these two camps may have reconciled.
By Charles Mgbolu
A raging controversy trails one of the P-Square twins Paul Okoye; as Sahara Reporters claim in a story that he (Paul Okoye) has abandoned a 19 year old Miss Elshama Benson Igbanoi and a newly born child said to be Paul’s baby in a London hospital.
According to Sahara Reporters, Paul Okoye [...]
By Charles Mgbolu
Multiple award winning rap artist and producer Jude MI Abaga while speaking as a panelist at the recently held Nigeria Entertainment Conference in Lagos decried the increasingly heavy costs to shooting standard music videos in the industry.
MI said in unequivocal terms that it is now “outrageously expensive” to shoot music videos [...]
Mountain Dew has severed business relationship with American rapper Lil Wayne over lewd lyrics on 14-year-old Emmett Till, who was killed nearly 60 years ago.
‘Like to party’ crooner Damini Burna Boy Ogulu has signed an an ambassadorial deal with telecom giant Glo worth over 10 million naira. Burna Boy broke the news himself on twitter.
Tiwa Savage has been hard at work for months in the studio putting together a rock solid album which she has just announced it’s release date.
As part of plans to immortalise the name of late Olaitan Olaonipekun popularly known as Da Grin, NET Newspapers Limited, publishers of Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET), has announced the setting up of a memorial lecture in honor of the departed rapper.
Pop star Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun who recently renewed his contract with EME, has dropped a monster track titled, Jaiye Jaiye featuring Africa’s most celebrated icon, Femi Anikolapo Kuti.
Award winning alternative soul singer, Bez Idakula is ready to walk down the aisle any moment from now. The ‘Stupid Song’ crooner, last Wednesday got officially engaged to his long-standing girl friend, Bolatito Ladoja, the daughter of ex-Governor of Oyo state, Rasheed Ladoja who is a corporate banker with FCMB.
Contrary to rumours making the rounds that Terry G and AY.com recently had a fight during Terry’s birthday party where blows were exchanged; several bottles broken and people injured while trying to separate the fight , Terry G has refuted the rumour, saying that such incident never happened.
A pop star, Innocent Idibia (a.k.a, 2Face), says he will do his best to influence the youth to be resourceful and self-reliant.
Rapper Chris Kelly, who shot to fame as part of the 1990s duo Kriss Kross, has been found dead at his home in Atlanta, reports said Thursday. He was 34.
By Charles Mgbolu
Dapo D’banj Oyebanjo as you know him is not going to look the same when his video on new single Don’t tell me nonsense drops middle of this month.
The dashingly clean shaven young man would be gone and in his place, a new D’banj!
D’banj shared his new pictures on Instagram. [...]
The first paramedic on scene at Michael Jackson’s home the day he died said Tuesday the singer looked emaciated and like someone at the end of a chronic illness.
A lawyer for Michael Jackson’s family blamed a concert promoter for his 2009 death, telling a jury that the company ruthlessly disregarded Jackson’s health as he prepared for a lucrative comeback tour.
After a renegotiation of contracts, Wizkid and Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) are back together.
Wizkid has been seen with label mates, Shaydee and DJ Xclusive in Benin Republic where they all performed at a show early this month and then Banky W had been called on stage by Wizkid at a recently held Five Star Music Festival event put together by another Pop singer KCEE.
After his hit song ”Baby Konga” was banned in 2008, Lawal Olalekan Olumo a.k.a. Konga has struggled to reclaim that ‘star’ spot he once possessed. With a string of singles released to his credit including ‘As e dey hot’ Konga once again explodes on the scene with “Star Lomo”.
By Charles Mgbolu
The Nigerian Entertainment Conference held over the weekend at the Grand ball room of the Eko Hotel and suites, Victoria Island, Lagos was nearly marred by violent exchange of words between Kennis Music Boss Mr. Kenny Ogungbe and Chairman of Copyright Society of Nigeria COSON, Chief Tony Okoroji.
Chief Tony Okoroji had [...]
Dexterous and award winning rap artist Jude Abaga better known as MI has lashed out at the executive members of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria PMAN, stating in very strong terms that the association is an ‘embarrassment’ to the industry and should be usurped via a ‘coup’.
The Abuja audition of X Factor, the world’s number one music reality TV show brought to Africa for the first time by Globacom, ended on an exciting note as twenty-two aspiring singers/groups made it to the next stage of the contest for the unprecedented N24 million prize money and a recording contract with Sony Music International.
They were once known as Black Reverendz and now, Disrespectful 2GGs, the duo of Subb 2 and Wesley came into limelight with their hit track “Ayangba Girls are Dangerous”, which took the Nigerian music industry by storm in 2000. The duo emerged from the popular hood better known all over Africa as Ajengule (AJ City) in Lagos.
It’s ‘ Ladies First’ at April edition of Str8 Up Hip Hop. Every edition of Str8 up Hip hop has definitive message for the hip hop culture thus, the April edition of the Now Muzik En.Core production, is aimed at celebrating the brightness and beauty hip hop fly sisters have brought to the game.
After two years of women winning the Nigerian Idol crown, Moses Obi-Adigwe, the sweet-voiced university graduate from Delta state finally got one for the guys, inheriting the Nigerian Idol champion crown from Mercy Chinwo. His victory is not just about the title though, the cuddly teddy bear is now 7.5 million naira richer, owns a brand new SUV and has a recording contract also worth 7.5 million naira, all thanks to lead sponsor Etisalat.
On April 14, 2010, at about 3 am, a Nissan Maxima 2008 model ran into a parked lorry in front of Alakara Police station, Mushin, Lagos. It’s lone male occupant survived but sustained very serious head injuries and was rushed to the Tai Solarin Hospital, Mushin, soon he was moved to the intensive care unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH Idiaraba but eight days later, April 22 at 6pm, this young man passed on; a man everyone knew as Dagrin.
By Charles Mgbolu
It was one of the songs D’banj then under Mo’Hits Records first presented to Kanye West as soon as he (D’banj) first had an audience with the American rap star in June 2011 and not surprisingly Kanye fell in love with the song. Today, about two years later, these two music idols [...]
Well, somebody must be calling his name. 1990s music icon, Daddy Showkey is said to be planning a comeback into the music industry after more than a decade of being away from the spotlight.
Popular and talented singer, Arinze, Derick Iheme, a.k.a, Jahborne, is now one of the most sought-after-singers in God’s own country-America.
To the average music follower in Nigeria, Jaywon needs no introduction. His fans nicknamed him “Oba Onitinko” after he dropped his debut album, Tinko Angel. Also ‘Oluwajuwonlo’ came into the limelight courtesy of that popular song, ‘Fi-Le-Be’ which made Kenny Ogungbe to sign him on. Jaywon, who recently spoke with our reporter IYABO AINA said he has done a song that will live after him.
Multiple award-winner and eclectic gospel singer, Michael Whyte has at last dropped a 14-tracker with Alright as the hit track. The album which premieres on Sunday April 14 in Lagos is a mix of African traditional praise and pop laced with a good tincture of vintage Whyte Afro-centric notes.
Renowned music awards producer, Femi Akintunde-Johnson has announced his plans to hold the maiden edition of the gospel music award in Nigeria called, Music and Entertainment Gospel Awards(aka mega awards).