Music

K-Solo

INTERVIEW: I earn big from songs but lose to online downloads — K-Solo

The top singer and producer speaks about his career and failed marriage.

Dbanj and wife

Dbanj opens up on why he married secretly

The music star married in 2016.

Efe

BBNaija winner, Efe, releases video for new single

The singer speaks to PREMIUM TIMES about the video.

File photo of the Nigerian musician Femi Kuti, right, with The Positive Force band, at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC on Friday, performing on a United States tour.

Nigerian entertainers react to govt’s tax break

Some of the entertainers were not aware of the tax break.

File photo of Minister of Communication, Lai Mohammed receiving a copy of a book from COSON Chairman, Tony Okoroji, as popular gospel singer, Kenny Saint Best, looks on during a courtesy visit to the Minister in Abuja on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

Ex-PMAN president Okoroji criticises association over attack on Lai Mohammed

Tony Okoroji said Mr. Mohammed and the current government deserve commendations for their actions on the creative industry.

Fela

Charly Boy, AGN eulogise Fela 20 years after his death

“The truth is Fela never dies; he lives on with his music.”

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“I like Tekno; I’m his biggest fan” – Segun Arinze

The actor said he could consider a collabo with Tekno.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed [Photo: Daily Trust]

Intellectual property theft: Media company writes PMAN, exonerates Lai Mohammed

This is not the first time Mr Mohammed will be facing copyright infringment allegations

Fela

20 Years on, Fela is Alive and Strong, By Aduratomi Bolade

This tribute on the 20th year remembrance of Fela Kuti argues that the afrobeat king remains an influential voice in global music.

Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold drops new video ‘Call On Me’

The 30-year-old singer is also gearing up for the release of his second studio album.

Ras Kimono

INTERVIEW: Ras Kimono speaks on Fela, Reggae, Majek Fashek, Nigerian music industry, others

My Song “Natty Get Jail” was originally written for Fela, Ras Kimono said.

Mr Eazi and Wizkid performing together at a recent concert

Apple Music names Nigerian singer Mr. Eazi in ‘Up Next Artist’ series

Mr. Eazi is first Nigerian singer featured on Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ series.

F.Shaw

EFCC reveals rapper F.Shaw as handler of its famous Twitter handle

The singer will no longer manage the handle, the EFCC said.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed [Photo: Daily Trust]

Group warns Nigerian entertainers over plan to rally against Lai Mohammed

The minister wants stronger reglation to deter shooting Nigerian music videos abroad.

chester-bennington

Linkin Park lead singer, Chester Charles Bennington is dead

His housekeeper discovered his body around 9:00 a.m.

Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade Releases “Charliee” Music Video

The flick was produced by prolific Nigerian music producer, Fliptyce.

2Face Idibia [Photo credit: NAN]

Tuface visits Borno IDP camps, blames insurgency on politicians

Tuface is currently an ambassador for UNHCR

Peter Okoye

Peter Okoye of P-Square mocks group calling for his arrest

Peter criticised a statement by the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Why Nigerian govt is stopping production of local movies, music, abroad — Lai Mohammed

The minister tells PREMIUM TIMES the move is aimed at sanitizing film industry.

Daddy Showkey

Daddy Showkey cries out over alleged `Badoo` attacks in Ajegunle

“Please, I am begging with tears in my eyes. This young man was killed on the 9th of July,2017,” Showkey said.

B-Red and his father

Amid Senator-elect’s viral celebration dance, son gets spotlight

Here are the eight things you did not know about B-Red, Mr. Adeleke’s musician son.

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Nigerian dance groups qualify for `K-Pop World Festival’ in Korea

K-POP World Festival is an annual event organised by South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.