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Gospel artiste urges colleagues to deploy right lyrics in songs

An Ibadan-based gospel musician, Oluwapelumi Togun, on Thursday urged musicians to use the right lyrics in their songs.
That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women in separate incidents which occurred between 2001 and 2003.

US actor charged with raping three women

“That 70s Show” actor Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women in separate incidents in 2001 and 2003, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said on Wednesday night.
Guinean singer, Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s, died on Friday in the capital Conakry, his son Balla Kante told AFP.

Guinean singer Mory Kante passes on at 70

Guinean singer, Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s, died on Friday in the capital Conakry, his son Balla Kante told AFP.
Australian singer and songwriter Casey Donovan performed on stage in Sydney on Thursday in a free concert that treated fans to some of the first live music many had heard in months. But they had to stay in their cars to enjoy it.

Sydney fans watch live concert from cars

Singer-songwriter Casey Donovan performed on stage in Sydney on Thursday in a free concert that treated fans to some of the first live music many had heard in months.
Florian Schneider in 1978. Ebet Roberts-Redferns

Electronic music pioneer passes on

Florian Schneider, the co-founder of pioneering German electronic band ”Kraftwerk”, has died of cancer.

Nigerians urged to break cycle of misinformation on coronavirus

The United Nations, UN, has called for more efforts from all Nigerians towards ending the menace of misinformation in the country as coronavirus continues to spread across the country.
American rapper Kanye West, in an interview with GQ magazine, implied he will be voting for President Donald Trump in the upcoming 2020 election in November.

Kanye West reveals who he’s voting in 2020 election

American rapper Kanye West, in an interview with GQ magazine, implied he will be voting for President Donald Trump in the upcoming 2020 election in November.

Lockdown: COSON splashes N50 million on musicians

Thousands of musicians across the country would heave a sigh of relief as the Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, on Tuesday, started disbursing the sum of N50 million to them to cushion the adverse effects of the ongoing coronavirus lockdown on them.
Spotify’s always billed itself as a platform for creators, so today, it announced that it’s going to help artists in need.

Spotify to let artists link out to personal donation pages

Spotify’s always billed itself as a platform for creators, so today, it announced that it’s going to help artists in need. The company will allow creators to link out to donation pages, whether it’s their own, a friend’s, or just an organization’s.
But Mr Eazi’s love of the Gunners blossomed in happier times, when there was love for the club across Nigeria. “You see when Nwankwo Kanu was at Arsenal, everybody that was living on my street were Arsenal fans,” he revealed.

Revealed: Football teams famous Nigerian musicians support

There’s huge respect between footballers and Nigerian musicians, two groups of people who shine in front of crowds. But do you know who your favourite famous Nigerian musicians support?
Torch-bearing veteran singer Zaaki Azzay has alleged that the Nigerian music industry as of today, is driven by investments from drug barons and Internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys.

Zaaki Azzay: Drug barons, Yahoo boys taking over Nigerian music industry

Torch-bearing veteran singer Zaaki Azzay has alleged that the Nigerian music industry as of today, is driven by investments from drug barons and Internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys.
Highlife music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, has passed on.

Lai Mohammed: Sir Victor Olaiya’s death a great loss to creative industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the death of the music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, is a great loss to the creative industry in particular and the entire country in general.
Highlife music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, has passed on.

Bimbo Esho: Victor Olaiya a living legend even after death

Bimbo Esho, Managing Director, Evergreen Musical Company, on Wednesday said that the late legendary highlife musician, Victor Olaiya, remained a living legend as his music had already immortalized him.
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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday in Lagos graced the 80th birthday celebration of Chief Rasaq Okoya, founder of Eleganza group of companies.

VP Osinbajo, ex-President Obasanjo, Asiwaju Tinubu grace Rasaq Okoya’s 80th birthday celebration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday in Lagos graced the 80th birthday celebration of Chief Rasaq Okoya, founder of Eleganza group of companies.
Former president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and popular flutist, Tee Mac Iseli, has advised the younger generation of Nigeria musicians to be open to criticisms and see it as the motivation needed to work harder.

Tee Mac: Younger musicians should learn how to accept criticism

Former president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and popular flutist, Tee Mac Iseli, has advised the younger generation of Nigeria musicians to be open to criticisms and see it as the motivation needed to work harder.
Legendary Juju musician and evangelist, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, has admonished musicians not to see themselves as competitors, but rather as one united people, using their talents to make people happy.

Ebenezer Obey: Artistes should unite as one to make people happy

Legendary Juju musician and evangelist, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, has admonished musicians not to see themselves as competitors, but rather as one united people, using their talents to make people happy.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Organisers cancel Burna Boy’s South Africa concert over ‘threats of violence’

Organisers have cancelled two concerts that were supposed to feature Nigerian pop-star Burnaboy over “increasing threats of violence”.

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