Africa: Nigeria’s Tayo Conga displays his skills on stage

  Nigeria’s Tayo Conga displays his skills on stage Tayo Conga, is a Nigerian professional percussionist whose dexterity caught across all genre of African music. He is currently the creative director of Tumbadora African Beats Entertainment, showcasing different African drums, promoting African arts, culture and tourism with percussion ensembles. His style attracts fusion music, blending different genre of music which […]

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Africa: I Can Never Lose My Place In Nollywood -Mercy Johnson Okojie

I Can Never Lose My Place In Nollywood -Mercy Johnson Okojie Mercy Johnson Okojie’s absence indeed has created a vacum but the actress insists she’s got more than her fans to entertain. In this interview with LANRE ODUKOYA, she speaks about career and family. Has motherhood not slowed you down? You had just a few outings last year. I’d say […]

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Aviation: Why we introduced Nollywood films on flights from Nigeria —Delta Airlines

Why we introduced Nollywood films on flights from Nigeria —Delta Airlines American Delta Airlines has attributed its decision to introduce Nollywood films on board its flights between Nigeria and United States to its resolve to give its Nigerian travelers value for their money. Speaking on the recent development, Delta’s Commercial Director for East and West Africa, Bobby Bryan declared: “As […]

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Africa: I can never marry an entertainer –Nigerian Actress Tayo Sobowale

I can never marry an entertainer –Nigerian Actress Tayo Sobowale Popularly known as Sotayo, Tayo Sobowale is emerging as one of the most notable actors in the Yoruba section of Nollywood. A free spirit, as she likes to call herself, she made her ambitious streak known when she set up her own production house, Sotee Entertainment, last year. She spoke […]

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Africa: I stopped smoking Indian Hemp because it wasn’t good for me –Baba Fryo

I stopped smoking Indian Hemp because it wasn’t good for me –Baba Fryo Years after Friday Igweh, better known as Baba Fryo, ruled the airwaves in Nigeria with songs like ‘Notice Me’, ‘Denge Pose’ and others, the Ajegunle-bred musician is now a land speculator (OmoOnile). And although he insists he is still a musician, he speaks on the glorious years, […]

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Africa: For me, acting is quality above quantity-ETOMI ADESUA

Africa: For me, acting is quality above quantity-ETOMI ADESUA Africa Magic Magic Viewers’ Choice Award winner in 2015 and Nollywood heartthrob, Adesua Etomi’s profile has been on the rise since winning that award. The beautiful actor who’d rather not make public her love life speaks to LANRE ODUKOYA about a movie entitled ‘The Wedding Party’ where she plays the virgin […]

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Africa: Showbiz big girls with kids out of wedlock

Showbiz big girls with kids out of wedlock Some of these Nigerian female celebrities had their first babies while they were teenagers and it is evident that they were yet unmarried the first time they all became mothers. SAMUEL INYANG writes. Waje She shot to prominence after featuring in one of the popular songs of PSquare. Born Aituje Iruobe, Waje […]

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Africa: I used to work as conductor, sell scraps – Baba Fryo

I used to work as conductor, sell scraps – Baba Fryo Ghetto singer and Dem go dey pose exponent, Friday Igweh, popularly known as Baba Fryo, has lived all his life in Ajegunle, a suburb of Lagos. In this interview, the Delta State-born musician recalls how he used to pick scraps in the refuse bins to sell, and his life […]

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Why African Music Finally Has the World’s Ear We are consuming more music than ever before, and from a wider range of sources, and emerging markets in Africa, in particular, are becoming more profitable. UK-based record company Beggars Group, for example, reported that 20 per cent of its revenue comes from emerging markets. It is now licensing music for the […]

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Orits Wiliki: Expect My Grand Comeback With Ras Kimono

Being one of Nigeria’s most notable names in music, Orits Wiliki commands ample respect within the Nigerian music terrain and far beyond. A veteran in every sense of the word who remains active both on stage and in concerts, he celebrated 30 years as a musician just a while back. In this interview with ADEDAYO ODULAJA, he speaks about life, […]

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