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Jamaican dancehall artiste, singer and songwriter, Andre Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has visited Nigerian award-winning singer Davido in his Lagos home.

Davido hosts Jamaican dancehall artiste Popcaan

Jamaican dancehall artiste, singer and songwriter, Andre Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has visited Nigerian award-winning singer Davido in his Lagos home.
Simisola Ogunleye will be headlining her first concert, #SIMILiveInLondon, in the UK on Sunday. 7

In Pictures: Simi arrives London for maiden UK concert

“Simisola Live In London. I honestly can’t wait for Sunday. My heart is so full of love. 🇬🇧 Thank you for the opportunity! I love you,” she wrote on Instagram.
Wizkid’s ‘Fever’

Wizkid’s ‘Fever’ video hits 1 million YouTube views within 24 hours

Wizkid’s video for his song ‘Fever,’ has recorded over one million views on YouTube, 24 hours after its release.

Timaya: Why I did not sign Patoranking and Runtown

Timaya has disclosed why he failed to sign Patoranking and Runtown to his Dem Mama record label despite giving them their first breaks in the music industry.

Felabration: Foreign tourists express enthusiasm for Nigerian culture

Some Foreign tourists at the ongoing 2018 Felabration on Tuesday expressed their interest to learn more about Nigerian culture.

Davido’s song ‘If’ leads on Shazam’s New York City chart

Ace Nigerian singer Davido’s hit single “IF” has emerged number one on the New York ‘Shazam’ chart for songs that listeners in the United States city have searched for its identity.
John Collins

Nigerians can’t claim ownership of highlife music – don

A British music professor, John Collins, has said that Nigerians can not claim ownership of the highlife genre of music.

Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for “Best African Act” In 2018 MTV EMA Awards

Other artistes on the list include Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinnski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa).
Led Zeppelin

US court opens new legal ‘Stairway,’ overturns Led Zeppelin case

British rock group Led Zeppelin found itself winding on down the legal road again Saturday after a US appeals court ordered a new trial over claims the rockers copied part of "Stairway to Heaven."
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Report: Nigerian music sector growing strongly

A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers says Nigeria’s music industry is “growing strongly” as revenue continues on an upwards trajectory.

MI: Rappers must be versatile

A rapper, Jude Abaga, popularly known as `M.I.’ has advised other rappers to be more versatile so as to remain relevant in the society and not be overtaken by the hip-hop revolution across the world.

Falz: I’m making a lot of controversial music

Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana says he will put out more controversial and conscious songs in the wake of his much-talked-about ‘This is Nigeria’ single.

Falz: I will continue to make controversial music

The “This is Nigeria crooner” who recently won an AMVCA in an interview said that he is currently working on a music album where all the tracks will be as contentious and norm-breaking.

Davido’s US performance called off due to hurricane

The Dreamville Festival in which Davido was expected to perform has been postponed indefinitely due to Hurricane Florence.
Paul McCartney and Fela Kuti

Paul McCartney: Strongest marijuana I ever smoked was with Fela

For his 1973 album, Band on the Run, Sir Paul McCartney, a former member of the Beatles, choose to record in Lagos after his label, EMI, suggested the city.

Eminem claims UK album chart record in ‘Kamikaze’ strike

Eminem overtook ABBA and Led Zeppelin on Friday to claim the record for the most consecutive chart-topping albums in Britain, with the release of “Kamikaze”.
Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton to be honored in Grammy gala

Country legend Dolly Parton will be honored at a charity concert ahead of next year’s Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy, which administers the prize, announced Tuesday.
Bono in Berlin August 28. Getty Images

U2 cancel Berlin gig after Bono loses his voice

U2 frontman Bono has been forced to cancel a Berlin gig just four songs in to the show after losing his voice.

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Police vows to track down killers of DELSU student

The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".