Music

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.

King Wadada: “One Love’’ album out to promote national unity

The 2010 Kora Awards Africa’s best reggae crooner of the year, Austin Peter, also known as “King Wadada” says he released his album “One Love” to promote unity and peace in the nation.

My daughter’s near-white skin boosted her career – Beyoncé’s dad

Mathew Knowles, the father of American singer Beyoncé, has said his daughter’s light skin has helped her to become more famous.

Iyanya confirms exit from Mavin Records

Iyanya Mbuk says he is signed solely to Temple Music, confirming his speculated exit from the Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records.

Ycee terminates deal with Sony Music

Tinny Entertainment has announced the termination of Ycee’s distribution deal with Sony Music Africa.

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Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.