Friday April 18th, 2014
Friday April 18th, 2014
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U2 to play Mandela song at Oscars

  /   in Music 8:23 am   /   Comments

MANDELA1

Irish rock veterans U2 will play their Oscar-nominated song “Ordinary Love” from the movie “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” at this year’s Academy Awards, organizers announced Wednesday.

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New Single: PSquare drops ‘taste the money’

  /   in Music 12:15 pm   /   Comments

*PSqaure

By Charles Mgbolu Listen to their amazing new single here…

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Finnest headlines NTA/Soul mate Valentine show

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*Finnest

Valentine’s day is fast approaching and Lagos is bursting with activity. Organisers of NTA/Soul Mate Valentine show have announced that up and coming singer Finnest will headline their event this year.

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New Video: Tuface ft T PAIN in ‘Rainbow’ remix

  /   in Music 10:29 am   /   Comments

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If you want to fall in love all over again, then this is a video to watch. In Rainbow remix, Tuface re-enforces his status as king of cupid songs. In this classic video directed by BLA G, he features American singer T PAIN.

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Piracy not just a Nigerian thing, says Nigga Raw

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*Nigga raw

A Lagos-based musician, Okechukwu Ukeje, a.k.a. Nigga Raw, on Friday called on the government to be actively involved in curbing piracy in the creative industry.

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Featured Video: Can this ever happen on our talent shows?

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*Shadow Theatre of Attraction

They are called the Shadow Theatre of Attraction from Hungary and they stunned the world when they came on Britain Got Talent’s stage in 2013.

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Jazz is Nigeria’s greatest export, says musician

  /   in Music 12:39 pm   /   Comments

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Lagos – A Jazz musician, Diana Bada, on Monday described jazz as Nigeria’s greatest export which had promoted bilateral relations among indigenous and foreign practitioners of the music, arts and culture industry. Bada, who made the remark in an interview in Lagos, said that jazz music had developed and spread all over the world. She

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D’banj takes to farming, encourages youths in agriculture

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*D'banj

A popular Nigerian artiste, Dapo Oyebanjo, a.k.a D’banj, on Monday said he would take to farming to encourage youths to embrace agriculture and fight poverty.

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New video: D’Prince ‘Gentleman’ ft Davido, Don Jazzy

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D'Prince on set in the video

It’s the song of the moment from Mavin records’ D’Prince. ‘Gentleman’ comes blazing hot in this collaboration with Davido and Don Jazzy.

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Same-sex marriage Law: Nigerian entertainers speak!

  /   in Music 12:45 am   /   Comments

*Ego

The anti-gay marriage bill was recently passed into law by the Nigerian government has been generating mixed-reactions both from members of the public and the international community. Entertainers Talkback brings to you the reactions of some entertainers on the issue.

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Omotola releases single from upcoming album

  /   in Music 12:02 am   /   Comments

*Omotola

Nollywood superstar Omotola Jalade Ekehinde has given her music career another boost

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Maheeda’s releases controversial video ‘Naija bad Girl’

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Controversy sells and true, controversial singer/rapper Maheeda hangs on to it for dear life as she releases her highly anticipated ‘Naija bad girl’ video which had rained criticisms on her after she released behind-the-scene raunchy pictures of the video shoot.

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Flavour releases ‘Ikwokrikwo’ video

  /   in Music 12:05 pm   /   Comments

*Flavour

2013 was smoking hot for Flavour and he doesn’t plan to lose steam in the new year.

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Tuface, Waje, others stir Mandela’s concert

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2face Idibia

Despite the huge traffic along the ever busy Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island, Nigerians and lovers of entertainment, denied themselves the comfort of their beds to witness celebrities bid final farewell to the late former South African President, Nelson Madiba Mand

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Cool FM hosts 10th anniversary of Praise Jamz

  /   in Music 12:01 am   /   Comments

Yaw

In line with giving Nigerians the fun they crave for during the yuletide,CoolFM Praise Jamz, an inspirational family radio borne out of the desire to inspire and share God’s love, during the week, held its 10th anniversary at the prestigious Eko Hotel and suits, Victoria Island.

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Olamide wins big @ Headies 2013 + full list of winners

  /   in Music 4:38 pm   /   Comments

*Olamide

The Headies award 2013 has come and gone with surprising and not too surprising winners grabbing the Gold busts. Olamide, however, stole the night winning the Best Street Hop artist, Best rap album, and Album of the year awards.

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Top ten hit songs that made 2013

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Flavour

Picking ten best songs that rocked any year is like searching for ten slightly longer hays from evenly cut hays in a hay sack; long story short, this is not an easy task. With up and coming acts giving the old hands a run for their money, the Nigerian music scene is flooded with music that would give your heart a good dance exercise but then, somehow, these ten artists were able to distinguish themselves with their songs; making them our top ten best for the year 2013.

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Timaya still sees me as a threat – Oritse Femi

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Oritse-Femi

Oritsefemi Majemite,simply known as Oritse Femi took the music scene by storm when he released his hit tracks “Mercies of the Lord” and “Oleju” which enjoyed massive airplay and an evergreen status in the hearts of music lovers. Though he plays gospel, there is so much of dance-hall infusion into it that it cannot be ignored by a wide spectrum of the society. In this encounter with WG, the Delta State-born Itsekiri Femi, born and bred in Ajegunle, bares all on his journey from the shanty settlements of Ajegunle to the limelight. Excerpts:

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Rapper Eldee advocates for gay rights, as fans go wild!

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•eLDee

Rapper Eldee went on social media a few hours ago to voice his support on the rights of gays in Africa eliciting a whirlwind on social media. He voiced his support following the post made by Mr Richard Branson CEO Virgin Group who posted…

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Entertainment career choice for young Nigerians

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Dancers perform during a rehearsal at a dance school in Lagos AFP PHOTO

Drenched in sweat from an energy-sapping rehearsal at a Lagos dance studio, Rita Adoh hopes to make a fortune from dancing and catapult herself into the growing ranks of Nigeria’s millionaires

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COSON to distribute 2013 copyright royalties

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The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) says it will hold an extra-ordinary general meeting to approve the distribution of 2013 copyright royalties for artistes in the music industry.

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2013 GLO CAF Awards: D’ banj, Lagbaja, P-Square, Zeynab, to entertain

  /   in Music, Sports 10:07 pm   /   Comments

P-Square, D'baj and Lagbaja

As the countdown to 2013 Glo – Caf Awards begins, top artistes from different parts of the world have been lined up to light up the Awards night holding in Lagos, Nigeria, on 9th January, 2014.

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Femi Kuti gets 4th Grammy Award nomination

  /   in Music 11:28 am   /   Comments

*Femi

Once again Nigeria’s Afrobeat icon Femi Kuti has been norminated in the Best World Music Album Category of the 56th Annual Grammy Awards which will place on the 14th of January next year.

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My family has been my bedrock – IGE

  /   in Music 10:28 pm   /   Comments

IGE

I was a science student while I was in school. But music runs in my family. Though my father was a radical priest. With his influence, we all joined the choir and learnt how to play different musical instruments very early in life.

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D’Prince acquires N8m Mercedes Benz E-Class coupe

  /   in Music 8:40 pm   /   Comments

D'Prince

D’prince couldn’t hide his joy as he was quick to flaunt the pictures of his silver coloured car on his Instargram page with the caption:’ Thank you lord for your endless blessings, Luvin it’

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My desire for excellence led me into the movie industry — Michael olowojaiye

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Michael olowojaiye

Today, we bring to you the story of Olowojaiye Michael Abiodun, a native of Ondo State who has made a mark for himself as one of the youngest movie producers and directors. Added to this is his creative writing skill, and today he sells content to media houses. He has done several movies, soap operas, short films and Television programmes.

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2face, Psquare, others rule at CAAN awards

  /   in Music 12:40 am   /   Comments

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From all indications, Bayelsa State is fast becoming the entertainment capital of the country. The state once again successfully hosted the first edition of the Caribbean African American Nations (CAAN) Music Awards 2013, at the Cultural Centre, Yenagoa. As expected, there was no dull moment at the world class event which was beamed live to the world last weekend.

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My family has been my bedrock – IGE

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Ige

Ige Dupe Kachi, mtn Project Fame’s Voice Coach cum trainer says music is an integral part of her being. A daughter of an Anglican Priest, Dupe started playing music while she was seven years. She joined Project Fame during its second season and she isn’t in a hurry to quit. In this chat, she talks about her music, her family, and concludes that there is more to singing professionally than meets the eye.

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Why we have been together for twelve years – Midnight crew

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*Midnight Crew

They were actually eleven in number when they started in 2011 but the quartet of Michael Abdul, Odunayo Ojo Onasanya, Pat Uwaje King and Gbenga Oyebola, known simply as the Midnight Crew have kept their wits about them for nothing else but for the love of what they do and enjoy doing. In this revealing interview, which they take turn to respond, they open up on their careers, their dreams and why they have stuck together for that long.

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We might be having a big, white wedding together – Paul Okoye

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P-Square

Paul and Peter Okoye, popularly known as P- Square, are unarguably the hottest musical sensation in Africa at the moment, and since doing things together comes naturally to them, many had expected that they would get married on the same day.

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Taylor Swift, Timberlake win big at American Music Awards

  /   in Music 2:19 pm   /   Comments

Justin-Timberlake

Pop diva Taylor Swift was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards (AMA) Sunday, while other big winners included British boy band One Direction and crooner Justin Timberlake.

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D’Banj, Don Jazzy meet again at Ice Prince concert

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Don Jazzy, D'banj, Dr Sid at Ice Prince F

Over the weekend, Choc City rap artist Ice Prince held his highly publicised Fire of Zemani concert but tension only heightened when fans watched with batted breath, as two Nigerian music heavy weights Don Jazzy and D’banj walk deliberately towards each other.

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