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DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, has landed first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music as the music platform launches its first radio show in Africa.

Apple announces DJ Cuppy as their first African Radio Host

DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, has landed first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music as the music platform launches its first radio show in Africa.
Renowned Nigerian drummer Tony Allen is dead.

Seun Kuti pays tribute Fela’s drummer Tony Allen

Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti has penned down a tribute to his father, Fela Kuti’s late drummer and co-founder of Afrobeats, Tony Allen, who died on Friday, 30th, April 2020.
Renowned Nigerian drummer Tony Allen is dead.

Nigerian music legend Tony Allen passes on

Renowned Nigerian drummer Tony Allen is dead.
Afrobeat Legend, Femi Kuti, through his verified Instagram handle initially announced the cancellation of his European, spring tour.

Coronavirus hits Nigerian entertainment industry hard

As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) continue to spread across the globe, the Nigerian entertainment industry is beginning to bear the brunt.
Eedris AbdulKareem

Eedris Abdulkareem: Why Burna Boy needs to apologize

Veteran Nigerian music act, Eedris AbdulKareem, has accused Grammy-nominated artiste Burna Boy of “stealing” Fela’s song and “stealing” from Afrobeats to make his career without giving credits.
Benson Idonije, former manager to Afroabeat legend, Fela Anikulapo and Burna Boy’s grandfather has said Burna Boy’s Grammy Awards loss, was not the end of the road for the Afropop sensation.

Burna Boy’s grandfather reacts to Grammy loss

Benson Idonije, former manager to Afroabeat legend, Fela Anikulapo, and Burna Boy’s grandfather has said Burna Boy’s Grammy Awards loss, was not the end of the road for the Afropop sensation.
Seun Kuti during his performance for Felabration 2019 at the New Afrika Shrine, Lagos. Photo by Ayodele Efunla

Seun Kuti warns former President Jonathan ahead 2023 elections

Grammy nominee and Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti has given a stern warning to former president Goodluck Jonathan to desist from running for president in 2023.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed: People who use music must pay for it

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Minister reveals federal government’s plan for creative industry

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into the year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Federal government mulls commercialisation of creative industry in 2020

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and his girlfriend Maria Salaues were seen listening to Burna Boy’s song Gbona from the Africa Gaint Album which was released on July 2019, through Spaceship Entertainment.

Paul Pogba, girlfriend listening to Burna Boy’s song – video

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and his girlfriend Maria Salaues were seen listening to Burna Boy’s song "Gbona" from the Africa Gaint Album which was released on July 2019, through Spaceship Entertainment.

VP Osinbajo: Fela Anikulapo-Kuti deserves national recognition

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday at a town hall meeting in Edo State said that Afrobeat creator, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti deserved national recognition.
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti’s 119th Birthday

Google celebrates Fela’s mother 119th birthday with doodle

Google on Friday celebrated the 119th birthday of the Nigerian activist, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti with a doodle.
Seun Kuti during his performance for Felabration 2019 at the New Afrika Shrine, Lagos. Photo by Ayodele Efunla

Seun Kuti, Malaika, Qdot, others light up Felabration 2019

Seun Kuti, Afrobeat musician and youngest son of legendary Fela Anikulapo Kuti, pulled off an electrifying performance with his band, Egypt 80 at the New Afrika Shrine for Felabration on 20th of October, 2019.
Burna Boy ‘African Giant’ during the 2019 Felabration at New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos.

Fans go wild as Burnaboy thrills at Felabration — in pictures

Afrobeat sensation and BET 2019 Best International Act winner, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, was at Afrika Shrine early today where he performed alongside other entertainers for Felabration 2019.
US-born Senegalese rapper, Akon, has revealed how Nigeria music star, David Adeleke, aka Davido, made it big.

Akon: How Davido became a hit — video

US-born Senegalese rapper, Akon, has revealed how Nigeria music star, David Adeleke, aka Davido, made it big.
Wizkid

Wizkid lands second Billboard entry with Beyoncé’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’

Afrobeat star Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has earned his second Billboard Hot entry with his feature on Beyonce’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’.
Dede Mabiaku

Dede: Why I am angry about Naira Marley’s comparison with Fela

Veteran Afrobeat Musician and producer Dede Mabiaku is seriously angry with fans of the rising artiste Azeez Fashola (a.k.a Naira Marley).

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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has enjoined the Feminist Coalition not to stop receiving donations supporting the #EndSARS protesters.

#EndSARS: Nollywood actress urges Feminist Coalition not to stop accepting donations

Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

#EndSARS: Let those who lost relatives at Lekki toll plaza speak up – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor declares 24-hour curfew

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”

Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
Leftist leader Luis Arce has won a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a final official vote count released on Friday shows, providing vindication for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party of overthrown President Evo Morales.

Luis Arce secures big victory in Bolivia election

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.