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American hip hop recording artist and producer, Kasseem Dean, popularly known as Swizz Beatz. [Photo credit: Rolling Stone]

American producer Swizz Beatz graduates from Harvard

Alicia Keys also congratulates the rapper.

Peruzzi signs record deal with DMW

Davido signs new artiste to DMW

The announcement was made by Davido on his social media handles.

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TRENDING: Nigerians lambast Ghanaian artiste Shatta Wale for criticising Wizkid

Wizkid recently claimed the top spot at the just concluded 2017 AFRIMA.

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Robaz entertainment berths, unveils new singer

The brand comprises record label, a movie production arm as well as an event outfit.

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Kiss Daniel exits G-Worldwide, floats new Imprint

Kiss Daniel removed G-Worldwide from the profiles of his social media handles.

Davido wins big at the 2017 MTV EMAs

2017 MTV EMA: Davido, Shawn Mendes, Kendrick Lamar, others win big (FULL LIST)

Shawn Mendes emerges as the big winner of the night with four nods.

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#AFRIMA 2017: Wizkid defeats Davido, Tekno , Runtown

Here is the full list of winners.

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2017 MTV EMA: Davido wins “Best African Act” award

Davido edged out his biggest contender in Nigeria, Wizkid, and his South African counterpart, Nasty C.

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Veteran musician Sir Victor Uwaifo accuses Simi, Jaywon of copyright theft

The veteran first released Joromi in 1969.

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Psquare put jointly owned mansion up for sale

Psquare moved into the mansion in 2010.

Banky W's fiancee, Adesua Etomi,kisses him on the cheek as he recounts his fight with skin cancer

Banky W undergoes third surgery for skin cancer

Musician says he has battled the ailment for over 10 years.

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Ruggedman wades into 2Baba, Blackface, feud

Ruggedman mocks Blackface as a “veteran upcoming artiste”.

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‘Stop talking nonsense’, 2baba slams Eedris Abdulkareem, Blackface

The renewed conflict between the dancehall veteran and 2baba began on January 25, 2016.

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Olamide unveils artwork, track-list for new album

The 17-track album is Olamide’s seventh studio album.

Mr. Eazi, new single cover art

Mr. Eazi drops new Single, ‘Pour me Water’

Ace Nigerian producer, E-Kelly, produced the new single.

Winning Jah

Reggae star, Winning Jah, announces release of new album

The new album features Stephen Marley, son of late legend, Bob Marley.

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Musician Osayomore Joseph freed one month after abduction

The ace musician was kidnapped on October 3 in Benin.

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Rick Ross, Tuface, others to thrill fans at Calabar carnival

The carnival holds on December 26

Pre-wedding pictures of Oritsefemi and soon to be bride

I won’t starve my wife of sex – Singer Oritsefemi

”Money could cause problems but I won’t allow sex be the problem.”

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‎Otedola’s daughter Tolani debuts her music in Lagos

Tolani’s music is a blend of Afrobeat and soulful harmonies.

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Why ‘alternative music’ is gaining grounds in Nigeria — Singer Aramide

Top names in the relatively new genre are Asa and Timi Dakolo.

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Harrysong releases ‘Kingmaker’ album art, track-list

The “KingMaker” album will be available for purchase on November 31.

Mr. 2Kay

Singer Mr. 2Kay Robbed, Assaulted After Performing At 2face’s Show

The robbers, four in number, posed as room service officials.

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I lost my virginity at 28 – Nigerian singer Asa

Asa talks about battling with depression and waiting for many years before having sex.

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Top music stories of the week

Several stories rocked the music space this week.