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Okiemute Ighorodje emerges winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa

Okiemute smiles home with a grand price of N5 million.

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Top 10 celebrated international artistes you won’t believe are Nigerians

Here are 10 world famous artistes who are truly Nigerians either by half parent, birth, immigrant parent or nationalisation.

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Chocolate City battles Brymo, says N20 million invested on artiste yielded below N3 million

The label accuses Brymo of promoting Indian hemp and causing serious damages to the brand.

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King Sunny Ade @70: Celebrating an African Music Legend

“The songs of the Juju music icon is an ever active lyric that will remain relevant even decades after.”

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Sunny Ade at 70 is gift to music world

“He sings with great convenience, grace, and originality. His lyrics are evergreen, renewable and didactic.”

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Buhari congratulates Sunny Ade at 70

President Buhari also commended King Sunny Ade’s love for humanity.

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2BABA @41: Celebrating a Nigerian music legend

After a stint at the Institute of Management & Technology (IMT) Enugu, he dropped out to pursue a music career in Lagos in 1997.

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Nigerian-born UK artist, Skepta, wins Britain’s prestigious Mercury Prize

Skepta muscled out late rock legend, David Bowie, to clinch to top prize.

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D’Banj’ unveils talent hunt reality show, CREAM

D’Banj launched the package on Friday.

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Why I like women of all sizes – MTV Base jockey, Ehiz

Ehiz speaks about his passion and life as a jockey.

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MTV Base VJ search kicks off in Abuja, records massive turnout

The search witnessed massive turnout of young talents for the auditioning event.​​

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.

Femi Kuti – A Night With The King Of Afrobeat

As Femi performs in Washington DC, the crowd screams for an encore, chanting his name repeatedly at the top of their voices.

23.9 Carat Gold Plated AFRIMA Trophy

2016 All African Music Awards, AFRIMA, gets nearly 3,000 entries

Organisers say they have closed entries for the award.

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Banky W. writes open letter to single men and women

 “If it is party rice you people want, we will give you party rice and peppered fish and some ciroc to wash it down but leave us and our single status alone.”

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Musician goes missing in Adamawa after releasing anti-corruption song

The musician’s wives were quoted as saying some strangers came asking for him after he set out for prayer.

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Switzerland based Nigerian hip hop singer releases debut video

“It’s a club hip hop track that will rock any dance floor.”

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Alicia Keys to sing new song at champions league finals

UEFA says Keys’ inclusion “heightens even further the appeal of the match”.

Winners of the 14th edition of the NNPC/SNEPCo music competition; L-R: Music Co-ordinator,  Murtala Mohammed Airport Secondary School, Mr. Okedeji James; Head, Business Relations, Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), Mr. Alan Udi; Supervisor, Community Development, National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), Mrs Bunmi Lawson; a student of Murtala Mohammed Airport Secondary School , Leonard Idowu-Dawodu; representative of the wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs Jumoke Adeyemi; Pianist, Olufemi Adebayo; another student of Murtala Mohammed Airport Emmanuella Kyllians and the Co-ordinator, Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON), Sir Emeka Nwokedi.

NNPC, Shell celebrate musical talents in Lagos

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Bolanle Ambode, commended the NNPC/SNEPCo for the initiative.

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Wizkid signs top Ghanaian singers to StarBoy Worldwide

R2Bees, Efya and Mr Eazi have joined StarBoy

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Drake joins Forbes list of top 5 richest hip-hop stars

Combined together all five artists are worth 2.2 billion dollars.

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Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies

Afeni died of an apparent heart attack.

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Our relationship with Tiwa Savage strong as ever – Pepsi

The beverage brand denies it dropped Tiwa following last week’s public row with her husband.

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Singer Flavour named brand ambassador of “Life Beer’’

The deal is for two years.

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Committee of All Africa Music Awards mourns Papa Wemba

The iconic musician from the Democratic Republic of Congo died on Sunday.

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INTERVIEW: When I marry, it will be a secret wedding – D’banj

“I am not going to get married just because people want me to.”