Music

Ebenezer Obey

Ebenezer Obey appointed Professor Emeritus at Ogun University

Obey will work as a visiting artiste in the Department of English and Performing Arts.…

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Time Magazine, YouTube, recognize Nigeria’s Reminisce, Orezi

Time magazine listed Reminisce as one of world's revolutionary rappers while YouTube picked Orezi’s Rihanna…

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All Africa Music Awards extends call for entries till July 21

Entry initially closed on Saturday, July 5. (more…)

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Upcoming rapper, Vemor, emerge winner VS Class episode 2

Unknown rapper, Vemor, emerged winner at the live rap battle radio competition, VS Class, held last Thursday, July 3, on Beat 99.9 fm Lagos. The late night show which has the backing of Hennessy had Nigerians on social media, particularly Twitter, deciding the winner was hosted by OAPs, Olisa and…

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Kefee’s friends announce burial arrangement

Kefee died in the United States. (more…)

Davido

Davido, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’O shine at 2014 BET awards

African entertainers gave a good account of themselves at the just concluded BET Awards. The 2014 BET awards held on Sunday at the Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, saw African entertainers emerge winners. Some of the Africans that won awards were Nigerian pop star, David 'Davido' Adeleke; U.K.-born Nigerian actor, Chiwetel…

B-Red

INTERVIEW: HKN is not all about Davido, B-Red says

The singer talks about his inspiration and tattoos. (more…)

Wizkid

One year after, Wizkid, Wande Coal fail to release albums

The duo had also promised fans a joint mix-tape. (more…)

Duncan-Mighty

Duncan Mighty’s N50 million allegation, bogus – Rivers government

Rivers State says it does not owe the artiste for a 2011 concert. (more…)

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‎Singer, Kefee, reportedly in coma at U.S. hospital

The singer reportedly collapsed earlier this week while on a flight going to Chicago. (more…)

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Nigeria Entertainment Roundup: Segun Arinze speaks on Half of A Yellow Sun censorship

Rapper Wale will soon visit Nigeria. (more…)

MTV

Nigerian music videos among best in Africa – MTV boss

“If a video is banned by the NBC, we don’t air it.” (more…)

Audu Maikori

Chocolate City to unveil two new artistes

Ice Prince is working on a mix tape and MI set to launch third studio album‎. (more…)

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Yes we quarrelled, P-Square admit

P-Square say they quarrel and argue like anyone else. (more…)

Simi

We are at home at X3M Music, say singers Simi, Sammy

Singers say the label is more of a family (more…)

Dagrin

Nigerians remember late rapper, Dagrin, 4 years after

The singer died from a car accident. April 22, 2010, will remain a dark day in the Nigerian music scene as popular rapper, Olaitan Oladapo Olaonipekun, aka Dagrin, passed away at the private wing of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, after a car accident. The self acclaimed…

Jesse Abaga

Rappers, Jesse Jagz, Lyrikal, release new album, mixtape

Both the album and mixtape were released for free download. (more…)

Shola Emmanuel

Nigerians don’t like boring jazz – Shola Emmanuel, jazz musician

Shola Emmanuel is a jazz musician based in Abuja. He started out as a graphic artiste under the tutelage of his uncle, Bode Fowotade, before studying Fine Art at the Ibadan Polytechnic. He fell in love with the trumpet when he happened on one in his family home in Lagos,…

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Danny Young injured in auto accident

Danny was billed to perform for corps members in Sagamu, Ogun State. (more…)

Zara Gretti

Nigerian Singer, Zara Gretti, is dead

The singer was battling multiple sclerosis. (more…)

Olamide

I don’t have a baby mama, says Olamide

Some websites had claimed the artiste was expecting his second child. The rapper, Olamide, has denied reports on Linda Ikeji’s Blog and The Nigeria Entertainment Today’s, NET, website that he is expecting a child with his longtime girlfriend, Adebukunmi Suleiman. Both sites had reported the news on Tuesday, with the…

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PMAN asks broadcasters not to pay royalty to Nigerian musicians

PMAN says artistes have right to choose the royalty collecting agency to join. (more…)

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PremiumTunes: 9ice attempts a comeback with a new video for a 2011 song

Olamide drops two videos in one week (more…)

MTV

MTV Africa Music Awards makes comeback after three years

The awards didn't hold in 2011, 2012 and 2013. (more…)

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African musical works missing from global album and single sales chart

One Direction's Midnight Memories topped the album sales chart. (more…)