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DJ Gosporella decries lack of quality music promoters in Nigeria

  /   in Music 6:40 pm   /   Comments

DJ Gosporella

A popular gospel music disc jockey, DJ Gosporella, on Wednesday in Lagos decried the lack of quality music promoters in the country.

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Snoop Dogg arrested by Swedish police on suspicion of illegal drugs use

  /   in Music 11:36 am   /   Comments

Snoop Dogg

US rapper Snoop Dogg was briefly arrested by Swedish police on suspicion of using illegal drugs, police sources said Sunday.

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I am very approachable, says DJ Cuppy, Femi Otedola’s daughter

  /   in Music, Trending 11:40 am   /   Comments

Dj cuppy Vanguard

Going by Femi Otedola’s reputation and influence, the oil billionaire could have given his daughter, Florence Otedola known in the entertainment industry as DJ Cuppy, anything she wants including any plum job she desires. But his daughter has charted a course for herself in the music industry as a singer and DJ. In this chat with Showtime Celebrity, DJ Cuppy opens up on her relationship with her dad, her upcoming tour of eight countries in four weeks, and her relationships with men

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Helping Majek Fashek

  /   in Editorial, Music 6:20 pm   /   Comments

*Majek Fashek

FOR years, it was more of a rumour. But now, it is no longer a secret. No one can keep that kind of secret for long in these days of highly inquisitive and vibrant social media. It is official: iconic reggae star, Majekodunmi Fasheke, better known as “Majek Fashek the Rainmaker”, is a drug wreck.

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WizKid, Yemi Alade, Fuse ODG snub BET TV Awards in Los Angeles

  /   in Music, News 1:26 pm   /   Comments

*Wizzy doing his thing

Three Nigerian artistes nominated for the Best International Act (Africa), at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) TV Awards in Los Angeles, California, have twitted that they would boycott the event.

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I hawked Gala, Chin-Chin in Mile 2, Maza-Maza and Alakija traffic – K-Peace

  /   in Music, News 9:07 pm   /   Comments

K-Peace

Olakunle Ogunrombi popularly known as K-Peace who emerged the winner of the fifth season of Nigeria’s leading music TV Reality Show, Nigerian Idol recnetly has opened up on his past life.

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World Music Day celebration in Abuja a huge success – Musicians

  /   in Music, News 12:46 am   /   Comments

One of the finalist on stage

Lovers of music converged in Abuja on Saturday/Sunday to join in the celebration of the annual World Music Day.

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Charlie Boy @ 64, says I don’t smoke, drink nor abuse my body

  /   in Music, News 10:03 pm   /   Comments

Charlie Boy and Wife

Nigeria’s all time showbiz star, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charlie Boy, on Friday, said smoking and drinking were not part of his lifestyle.

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Desmond Elliot, Nollywood Actor/Producer takes oath as lawmaker

  /   in Music, News 7:36 pm   /   Comments

*Desmond Elliot

Nollywood actor/producer turned politician, Desmond Elliot, on Monday was inaugurated as one of the lawmakers into the Lagos State House of Assembly.

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West expecting second child

  /   in Music, News 7:04 pm   /   Comments

Kanye and Kim

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rap star husband Kanye West are expecting their second child.

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We love you, P-Square, thank you, crowds shout at Morocco music festival

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Nigeria group P Square and Moroccan group Barbe a Papa perform during the 14th edition of the Mawazine music festival in Rabat on May 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO

Morocco’s Mawazine festival opened over the weekend to record crowds but faced some controversy, with 300,000 fans flocking to see star attractions such as Jennifer Lopez and Pharrell Williams, organisers said

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I set pace for entertainers to hold political office – Hilda Dokubo

  /   in Music, The Arts 9:38 pm   /   Comments

Hilda-Dokubo

Veteran actress, Hilda Dokubo is a woman of many colours; a wife, a mother, an actress, a crusader and one time special adviser on youths affair to the former governor of Rivers state, Gov. Peter Odili.

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Nollywood seeks special tribunal on piracy

  /   in Music, News 12:11 am   /   Comments

Mofe-Damijo

AFRICAN Movie academy award winner and Nigerian born politician, Richard Mofe Damijo, has called on the incoming Buhari led federal government to set up a special tribunal to handle cases of piracy in the Nollywood industry.

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No court can make anyone PMAN President – TEE MAC

  /   in Music 10:32 pm   /   Comments

TEE MAC

Renowned flutist and former President of Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, Tee Mac, has said it was wrong for anyone to parade himself as President of the body based on a court decision, as no court anywhere can elect one for PMAN.

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Multiple gunshots fired at rapper Lil Wayne’s tour buses on Georgia highway

  /   in Music 5:25 pm   /   Comments

*Lil Wayne

Multiple gunshots were fired early Sunday into two buses carrying Grammy-winning rap music star Lil Wayne, and his entourage on a Georgia highway following a performance in Atlanta.

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Jay Z shops for new talents in Nigeria

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Jay-Z

Rap mogul Jay Z has defended his Tidal streaming service as viable and a boon to artists after a much-criticized start to the revamped company and he is shopping for new talents in Africa mostly Nigeria.

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Elton John urges Dolce and Gabbana boycott over ‘synthetic’ babies

  /   in Music 10:00 pm   /   Comments

Elton John

British pop legend Elton John called for a boycott of Dolce and Gabbana on Sunday after one of the designers behind the Italian fashion label condemned IVF babies as “synthetic”.

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Mr 2kay gives Bad Girls new meaning

  /   in Music 9:21 pm   /   Comments

Mr 2kay

Fast-rising pop artiste, Abiye David Jumbo otherwise known as Mr 2kay, has brought on a new meaning to the perception of girls commonly referred to as bad girls. In the video of his hit song Bad Girl the singer captures the good side of the so-called bad girls.

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Peter Okoye hosts Olympic Facebook contest winners

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Peter Okoye 2ndr

Following the conclusion of “My Olympic Valentine Facebook contest”, multi-award winning hip-hop star, Peter Okoye of PSquare musical group, and the brand ambassador for Olympic Milk, recently hosted winners of the contest.

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Munachi Abii recounts her dark moments

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Munachi Abii1

When ex beauty queen Munachi Abii delved into music, only a few people believed in her craft. This made her collaborate with Waje on I am so inspired,a song that preaches determination and tenacity. Though Muna has gone past the period when she lost faith in herself, the gorgeous rapper took to instagram to bare her mind on the dark periods of her life.

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Pregnant Tiwa Savage gets more energetic with collabos

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Tiwa Savage

Despite being pregnant,Tiwa Savage has been furthering her quest to rule the airwaves. The queen of the Nigerian pop music hasn’t released any song or video of her own this year, but she has tactically been filling the vacuum with her collaborations with other artistes which seem to be paying off.

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Asa flaunts her new found sex appeal

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Asa

Once upon a time,Asa was known to be a songstress boyish with her fashion sense and hardly shows her cleavage or reveals her femininity. No one cared, because she made up for it with her soulful voice and stirring music.

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Why we collaborated on Vex – Emma Nyra

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Emma Nyra

It is not every day you see three seductively beautiful divas collaborate on a song. In an industry filled with envy and jealousy,the trio of Emma Nyra,Cynthia Morgan and Victoria Kimani decided to team up on a song called Vex to validate their star status.

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I have no bad blood with Wizkid no more – Skales

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*Skales

Baseline artiste Skales, who recently had a Twitter spat with his former label mate Wizkid, has opened up in a new interview that the relationship he had with the star boy had always been about music

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Madonna plans global tour for new album

  /   in Music 2:46 pm   /   Comments

Madonna

Madonna on Monday announced concerts across North America and Europe to support her new album, her first extensive shows since a high-grossing and controversy-filled global tour in 2012.

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Whitney Houston’s daughter ‘fighting for life’

  /   in Music 8:32 am   /   Comments

*Whitney Houston

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late singing legend Whitney Houston, was fighting for her life Monday after she was pulled unconscious from a bathtub over the weekend, her family said.

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Shakira gives birth to second child in Barcelona

  /   in Music 3:35 pm   /   Comments

Colombian pop star Shakira has given birth in Barcelona to her second child, a boy, Spanish media said on Friday.

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My 37-year-old marriage, a blessing, says Charlie Boy

  /   in Music 9:45 am   /   Comments

Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlie Boy, on Wednesday, said his 37-year-old marriage had been a blessing and lesson for others to learn.

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Jonathan takes Oritsefemi to campaign

  /   in Music 10:33 pm   /   Comments

Oritsefemi

After the scintillating and successful performance of Oritsefemi Ekele Majemite last week at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos for President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, he has finally signed the artiste to campaign with him throughout the federation for his political .

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Obesere thrills PDP supporters at Jonathan’s campaign rally

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The popular Yoruba musician, Alhaji Abass Akande, popularly known as Obesere, on Tuesday thrilled PDP supporters at President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign rally in Osogbo.

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Madonna releases six new songs

  /   in Music 5:22 pm   /   Comments

Madonna

Madonna on Saturday suddenly released six new songs months ahead of schedule, upset that early versions had leaked online.

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Lady Gaga reveals rape as teenager

  /   in Music 9:51 am   /   Comments

Gaga

Lady Gaga has revealed that she was raped as a teenager and said that it took her years of therapy to acknowledge and start to recover from the trauma.

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