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Jimmy Jatt

DJ Jimmy Jatt’s The Industry tops iTunes Nigeria chart

Popular DJ, Jimmy Jatt’s The Industry, has displaced Tuface's Ascension from the number one spot…

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Nigerian rapper’s father ‘threatens’ label ‎owner’s life over contract

The owner of Bay Production, Adebayo Ogundimu, has accused rapper, Jhybo's father of threatening his…

Kida-Kudz

Nigerian teenage rapper, Kida Kudz, graduates from U.K. College with distinctions

The rapper bagged a National Diploma in Creative Media Production from Newham College, UK. (more…)

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Vector blames Nigerian media for exaggerating rift with record label

Vector seeks out of court settlement with YSG (more…)

TuFace’s “The Ascension” debuts at No 12 on Billboard Chart

The album was released on July 21. The latest and 6th album of Nigerian pop star, Tuface Idibia, The Ascension, was on Thursday listed on the BillBoard charts. The album which was released by the 960 Music Group on July 21, was debuted at no. 12 under the World Albums…

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Burna Boy denies leaving record label

The artiste is no longer listed on the label’s social media accounts. Nigerian raggae-dancehall singer, Burna Boy, has denied media reports that he has terminated his recording contract with budding record label, Aristokrat. The reports were largely based on the fact that Aristokrat's imprint was missing in Burna Boy‘s new…

Lindsey Abudei

Music has a part of me attached to it – Lindsey Abudei

Lindsey is a neo-soul singer. (more…)

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9th edition of Headies Awards to hold October 25

Call for entry starts July 22- August 30, 2014 The ninth edition of indigenous award show that celebrates Nigerian music, Headies, has been slated to hold on Saturday, 25 October, in Lagos at a yet-to-be announced venue. The organisers of the awards have requested for submission of music materials for…

Ruby Gyang

Why I won’t be like Tiwa Savage, others – Afro soul singer, Ruby

Ruby recently released her latest single, Goodman. (more…)

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Why I didn’t attend Jude’s wedding – Peter of PSquare

On Jude’s wedding, Peter posted a picture of himself in front of a hotel on Instagram. (more…)

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Ebenezer Obey appointed Professor Emeritus at Ogun University

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

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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 as one the 8 amazing videos in the world. (more…)

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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…)

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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…)