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The SUN comes to bare

By Lolade Sowoolu When Afrotainment Productions introduced the comedy show, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) two Novembers ago, many worried about its sustenance. Thirteen months down the line and still very much waxing strong, Bunmi Davies; CEO Afrotainment Productions and producer SUN, says it’s been tough but worthwhile.

Yori Yori can of worm

I kicked Bistop out, Saya Ape Planet CEO The first time Bracket got public attention was in 2006 when they released their first album, ‘Happy Day’ with the lead single ‘Happy Day’. It didn’t do well and they were soon forgotten. Then, they were a 3-guy-group who played by the name, Smash, Vast and Bistop. 

I was betrayed, cheated – Bistop

The origin of the dissensionsJealousy came into my group because I’ve got more swagger. Ego came from our sponsor because I was my group’s leader in decision-making. He (the label CEO/sponsor) enticed my group with money to make my colleagues betray me because he sees me as a threat to his harsh ways of conduct.
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A Wizzle, the music video wizard

’m a movie fan. There are very few movies that I haven’t seen. I have hard drives of all kinds of movies. While I was in MTI, they showed us quite a lot. They tried to teach us to watch movies from a different angle and I’d been watching movies from that angle since I was seven. I was used to dissecting movies.

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PMAN signs music distribution network deal

A turning point came the way of Nigerian musicians today when the leadership of the Performing Musicians Employers’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN) signed a Music Distribution Network (MDN) deal with Lafrique Pro Media, a leading expert in tracking, management and Identification Technology; to put in place a formal distribution system for music products and international
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Banky scores another hit

No, it’s not a brand-new single- because we are yet to finish digesting the ‘W Experience’ (his latest album released last December). Rather, it’s a clean, on-point video that’s going to keep the streets screaming his name for the next God-knows-how long.

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Banky scores another hit

No, it’s not a brand-new single- because we are yet to finish digesting the ‘W Experience’ (his latest album released last December). Rather, it’s a clean, on-point video that’s going to keep the streets screaming his name for the next God-knows-how long.

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The taste of music in 2010

Welcome to 2010! There is no doubt that every new year brings its own surprises- positive and negative. This fact, however, does not dissuade pundits from making predictions stemming from their knowledge of the workings and on-goings in the Nigerian music terrain. In view of this, let’s look at the musical possibilities of 2010 and maybe a little of the ‘promise and fail(s)’ that befell 2009.

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