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Ycee dumps label Tinny Entertainment

Nigerian Rapper, Ycee, says he has finally left his former label, Tinny Entertainment, that brought him into mainstream success.
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Singer Falz begins year with hit single “Talk”

Ace Nigerian singer and rapper Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has started the New Year with the release of his single tagged “Talk”.
Kevin Fret

Gay Latin rapper Kevin Fret shot dead in Puerto Rico

The 24-year-old musician, known as Latin trap music's first openly gay artist who has been credited with "transforming the genre", was killed in the country's capital San Juan on Thursday, according to police.
Burna Boy

Soundcity MVP: Burma Boy wins African Artiste of the Year

Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has clinched the most wins at the 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards, taking home four plaques including ‘African Artiste of the Year’.
Burna Boy

Full list of winners at the 2019 SOUNDCITY MVP awards

One of the biggest awards in Africa, the Soundcity MVP Awards (3rd Edition), was held Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. One of the biggest awards in Africa, the Soundcity MVP Awards (3rd Edition), was held Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos.
Britney Spears

Britney Spears announces career hiatus to take care of ailing father

Pop superstar Britney Spears announced Friday she is placing her career on hold indefinitely to take care of her sick father.
Burna Boy

Coachella: Nigerians not mentally advanced to fight for themselves – Burna Boy

Burna Boy, afro-fusion star, says Nigerians are not mentally advanced enough to fight for themselves.
Former President Barack Obama appears on a reworked song by Lin-Manuel Miranda originally from the Broadway hit “Hamilton.” (Jason DeCrow-AP)

Barack Obama debuts on BillBoard Hot R&B songs chart

Former US president, Barack Obama, has made his debut on musical charts at number 22 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart this week.

Lady Gaga’s ‘A Star Is Born’ leads pack for Golden Globes

Hollywood’s A-listers will hit the red carpet Sunday for the Golden Globes, the glitzy start to the entertainment industry’s awards season, with popular music romance “A Star Is Born” the overwhelming favorite for top honours.
Burna Boy

Burna Boy tackles Coachella over poster font size

Burna Boy, Afro-fusion star, has expressed his displeasure over the font size his name was written in on the Coachella poster.

Barack Obama debuts at spot 22 on Billboard Hot R&B chart

Former US president Barack Obama has made his debut on musical charts at number 22 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart this week.
A still from the video for Apeshit, featuring the Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon and the Coronation of Empress Joséphine (1804), by Jacques-Louis David. Youtube

Beyonce helps Paris Louvre attract record visitor numbers

The world’s most popular museum, the Paris Louvre, received over 10 million visitors in 2018, a record which it partly attributed Thursday to a Beyonce video shot against the backdrop of the Mona Lisa and other famous works.

Burna Boy, Mr Eazi to represent Nigeria at 2019 Coachella festival

Burna Boy and Mr Eazi are the only Nigerian artistes performing at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
[file] Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on April 6, 2018, during for a brief preliminary hearing on corruption charges linked to a multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal./ AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nic BOTHMA

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma to release new struggle songs album

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has struck a recording deal and will release a full-length album of liberation struggle songs in April.
Norman Gimbel

Award-winning lyricist behind “killing me softly” passes on at 91

Norman Gimbel, the Oscar and Grammy-winning lyricist behind “Killing Me Softly”, “The Girl From Ipanema” and the theme from the iconic sitcom “Happy Days” has passes on aged 91.
Burna Boy

Burna Boy, D’banj, others thrill fans at Lagos concert

Afro-fusion sensation, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy pulled a stunning performance at his headline sold-out show alongside D’banj, Wizkid, Davido and 2baba.
Wizkid Duncan Mighty

Wizkid: I begged Duncan Mighty for ‘Fake Love’ collaboration

Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun says he begged Duncan Mighty to collaborate with him on ‘Fake Love’.
Popular Nigerian singers, Olamide and Lil Kesh, are currently receiving a major backlash for their new song perceived to promote ritual killings and illegal means to make money.

Olamide, Lil Kesh backlashed for latest singles Lego Banz

Popular Nigerian singers, Olamide and Lil Kesh, are currently receiving a major backlash for their new song perceived to promote ritual killings and illegal means to make money.

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Governor Ortom: No cattle routes in Benue

He said the president’s overall performance was shameful and a confirmation of what his wife stated that having lost control, a cabal had taken charge.
Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple’s Tim Cook calls for privacy bill with right to delete data

Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh for burial January 23 in Abuja

Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Election: Aisha Buhari, APC governors’ wives campaign massively for party

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.

INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.