Music

Runtown sued for N65 million over contract breach

The singer, Runtown, has been sued by his label, Eric Many, for an alleged breach of contract.

Kwam 1: Yoruba music facing extinction

The popular Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, also known as Kwam 1, has called for concerted action to save the Yoruba Music genre from going extinct.

Seun Kuti ’s ‘Black Times,’ ranks 8th on Billboard World Music Chart

Fela Kuti’s youngest son, Seun Kuti, has debuted at number eight on the BillBoard World Music Chart with his latest album ‘Black Times’.

Olamide launches television station

Olamide Adedeji, an indigenous rapper, has announced the launch of his television station, Voice of the Street (VOTS).

Facebook, WhatsApp and music videos ‘come together’

Facebook has announced that it has agreed to a deal with Warner Music Group so that Facebook users can post videos featuring music from artists signed with the music label.

US entertainment festival SXSW to host first ever Africa House

The Temple Management Company is collaborating with US-based PR firm, Insider, to stage the first ever Africa House at the South By South West (SXSW).

Dremo: I’m ready to release back to back hits

Aboriomoh Femi Raymond, a rapper better known as Dremo, says he will release “back to back hits” in 2018.
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Video: Davido falls on stage in Kigali

The concert is being organised by Sony Music, the global music label to which the ”FIA” crooner is signed, and Positive Productions, a local Events company.

Snoop Dogg, P Diddy urge prayers for hospitalised Rick Ross

American music superstars have rallied support for Rick Ross after the rapper was hospitalised in Florida.

Dbanj: Most Nigerian record label owners know nothing about music

Nigerian music star, Oladapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as Dbanj, says most Nigerian record label owners know nothing about music.

D’banj: Fear of poverty made me think out of box

Nigeria’s music star and entrepreneur, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, has said that fear of poverty made him think out of the box to create wealth, urging youths to follow suit.
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Adekunle Gold eulogises late sister in new song ‘Ire’

Urban highlife singer, Adekunle Gold, has revealed that the video of his new song ‘Ire’ is in memory of his younger sister, who died in 2011, due to heart complications.

Dj Spinall set to release a gospel album

Popular Nigerian DJ Spinall in an interview has revealed that he’s working on a gospel album.

Djinee: Making music is tedious, time consuming

Seasoned Nigerian musician, Djinee, born Osayamwen Nosa Donald, has revealed that the major reason it seemed he quit making music is because the process involved in making his kind of music is very tedious and time consuming.

Sade Adu sings in ‘A wrinkle in time’ after 8 years hiatus

Helen Folasade Adu, a.k.a Sade Adu, Nigerian–British soul singer, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming American film, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, her first in eight years.

Davido ready for ‘30 Billion Africa Tour’

David Adeleke a.k.a Davido, a popular Nigerian musician has released dates for his latest “30 billion Africa tour, ” after expressing excitement on his social media platform successes recorded from his two hits.

Banky W re-brands record label

Pop artiste Bankole Wellington (aka Banky W), has announced the rebranding of his record label, Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E.).

Flavour, Styl-Plus thrill Abuja crowd, Tekno disappoints

The Congress Hall of Transcorp Hilton, Abuja was host to a number of Nigerian musicians Saturday night.

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Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Oseloka Obaze: Central bank cashless policy discriminatory

Former diplomat and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2017 election in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has faulted the new policy on cash withdrawal and deposit by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, describing it as discriminatory.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.