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 Never Had An Affair With Onyeka Onwenu–King Sunny Ade

For over 40 years, he has plied his trade all over the world, thrilling lovers of his brand of music. Now clocking 70, there is no better time to crown him the King of Juju music than now. OVWE MEDEME reports that King Sunday Adeniyi, popularly known as KSA, has lived a fulfilled life, by his own admittance. FIELDING questions […]

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Africa: Nigerian showbiz stars who rose from grass to grace

With every move now a reflection of their fame and fortune, these Nigerian celebrities have climbed all the way to the top. But as is often the case in life, they have not always been this rich and glamorous. Ogechi Ndubunma chronicles some Nigerian celebs whose grass to grace stories will surely inspire you. Tonto Dikeh Although she is now […]

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Africa: Most followed showbiz personalities on social media

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1. Davido Facebook 2.6 million likes Twitter 1.8 million followers Instagram 2.4 million followers 2. Peter Okoye Facebook 4.1 million likes Twitter 1.1 million followers Instagram 1.5 million followers 3. Wizkid Facebook 1.5 million likes Twitter 2.1 million followers Instagram 2.1 million followers 4. Genevieve Nnaji Facebook 2.1 million likes Twitter 1.06 million followers Instagram 1.8 million followers 5. Omotola […]

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African Entertainment: Wizkid and Davido leads African Music breakthrough in America

Whether it’s through hip-hop, R&B, Top 40 radio or Internet memes, Drake is a ubiquitous presence on our cultural landscape. Yet for all of his inescapable hits in the past few years (“Hotline Bling,” “Started From the Bottom,” guesting on Rihanna’s “Work,” to name a few), it was only in May that Drake finally topped the Billboard charts, with the […]

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Police settle Wizkid, Linda Ikeji’s squabble

Music star, Ayo Balogun, otherwise known as Wizkid, yesterday reported at the Lagos State Police Command, following allegation from popular blogger, Linda Ikeja, that he threatened her life. Ikeji filed a threat to life compliant against Wizkid after he threatened to send his teenage cousin to beat her. Ikeji said she resorted to reporting to police, because threat to women […]

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I recorded 90% of my album during pregnancy – Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage has never hidden how proud she is to have her baby, Jamal. The talented singer, in this interview with OLUSHOLA RICKETTS, speaks about her child, the chemistry she shares with Dr. SID and how she intends to remain relevant despite motherhood. How has it been since releasing your album, R.E.D? I have been going to a lot of […]

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Meet The Top 10 Music Producers in Nigeria

By Akpor Gbemre Nigerian music has become a big deal in the global entertainment scene and it is gradually gathering momentum to become the biggest in the world. These are officially the finest producers in Nigeria at the moment. Let me say as at the time of putting this piece together, they are responsible for almost all the hit songs […]

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NBC bans Olamide, Wizkid, Lil Kesh, others

By Jane Kolade THE Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, as the body vested with the responsibility of vetting the quality of songs aired on Nigerian media since its establishment in 1991 by the 1992 Act 38, and Act 55 of 1991 as amended, has again placed a ban on some songs from being played on Nigerian media. Citing lewdness and debauchery as […]

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Lagos is the most Authentic Party City in The World say Playboy Mag

But Lagos, for all its money, glamour and status as the world capital of Afropop, seems immune to all that. Thanks to its crime-riddled reputation, it has become the dark frontier of the global party circuit, a place of cognac-washed clubs, B-boy block parties and Afrobeat root systems. There are no carbon-copy full-moon raves or overly organized pop festivals featuring […]

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