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Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido, 21 Savage, others to perform at Roots Picnic in Philadelphia

Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke a.k.a. Davido, is to perform at the 11th Roots Picnic headlining the 20th Anniversary celebration of The Root’s classic album, `Things Fall Apart’ on June 1 in Philadelphia.
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UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list

Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasures.
Efemena Okedi with Ras Kimono

Ras Kimono’s wife Efe laid to rest amidst tears

The body of Efemena Okedi, wife of late Reggae star, Ras Kimono, was on Friday laid to rest at Atan cemetery, Yaba, Lagos.
Efemena Okedi with Ras Kimono

Bisi Olatilo, other express shock over death of Ras Kimono’s wife

A popular entertainer, Bisi Olatilo, and some others on Monday expressed shock about the death of Ras Kimono’s wife, Efemena Okedi, which occurred on Sunday.
Okiemute Ighorodje

MTN Project Fame winner decries stereotype in Nigeria music

Okiemute Ighorodje, the winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa, Season 9, has decried the glorification of Afro pop to the detriment of other genres of music.

Family: Ras Kimono to be buried August

The late legendary Nigerian Reggae artist, Ras Kimono, who passed on at the age of 60, will be buried on August 25 in Lagos. The singer died in Lagos in May.

Orits Williki: Ras Kimono was happy on his death bed

Orits Williki, a close friend of the late Ras Kimono, says the Reggae star was happy in his final hours.

Federal government hails late Ras Kimono

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the late reggae star, Ras Kimono, will be remembered for his contribution to the elevation of reggae.

Ara: I was planning a ‘colabo’ with Ras Kimono before his demise

Aralola Olumuyiwa, the talking drummer, “Gangan’’, on Monday said that she was planning to have a musical collaboration with the late Ras Kimono before his death.

Fred Amata, Hafiz Oyetoro, ‘Kanran’ pay tribute to late Ras Kimono

Fred Amata, Segun Akiremi a.k.a. “Kanran’’, and Hafiz Oyetoro a.k.a. “Saka‘’ on Monday, described the late Reggae Rastaman, Ras Kimono, as a ‘wonderful soul’ who would be greatly missed.

Ras Kimono: Rastafarians to hold candle light procession in Ebonyi

Rastafarians in Ebonyi State have concluded plans to hold candle light procession for departed Nigerian Reggae icon, Ekeleke Onwubuya, popularly known as Ras Kimono.

Reggae star Ras Kimono passes on

Nigerian reggae icon Ras Kimono, has died, sources close to the musician said, according to multiple reports on Sunday.

AFRIMA opens submission portal for artistes ahead of nominations

Music artistes, managers, producers, record label owners, recording companies, video directors, publicists and entertainment/music journalist are eligible to submit their works or submit on behalf of their clients in any of the relevant award categories.

Pyeongchang Games: Nigerian athletes performance simply amazing – Gbenga Elegbeleye

Nigeria’s Chef de Mission to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Gbenga Elegbeleye, says he was impressed with the performance of Team Nigeria that made its debut in the Pyeongchang Games.

Majek Fashek, Daddy Freeze trade words on COZA concert

Reggae musician, Majek Fashek, has called out On Air Personality, Ifedayo Olarinde a.k.a Daddy Freeze, for his strong disapproval of his recent performance at a church concert in Abuja.

I never used drugs or cocaine – Majek Fashek

Reggae icon Majek Fashek said the secret elixir to his music is God and therefore it cannot fade away.

Why Buhari should listen to people like Abubakar Umar

“One of the swiftest ways of destroying a kingdom is to give preference to one particular tribe over another, or to show favour to one group of people rather than another, and to draw near those who should be kept away and keep away those that should be drawn near”.

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Truck crushes soldier, injures one other in Ogun

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