Music

2baba unvieled Tboiz, a 3 member boy band , at an event in Lagos on Wednesday

2baba celebrates ‘two decades in music’ in style

Nigerian music legend, 2baba, also unveils new ‘boy band’.

Majek Fashek

Femi Otedola foots Majek Fashek’s hospital bills

Majek’s manager, Uzoma Omenka, confirmed this to PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday.

Headies

Headies: Organisers reveal date for 2019 edition, call for entries

Running for over a decade, the 2019 Headies award will feature 29 unique categories.

Tiwa Savage: Photo by Universal Music Group

PHOTOS: Tiwa Savage promotes new single under Obalende Bridge

The single and video is the first official single since Tiwa Savage was signed on to Universal Music Group in May.

Dammy Krane

Nigerian musician Dammy Krane granted N50,000 bail

Dammy Krane is accused of statements capable of breaching public peace and threatening the lives of staff of Merrybet Gold Limited.

Davido and Chris Brown Photo Instagram

Davido performs with Chris Brown at Barclays Centre

Davido joined Chris Brown at the latter’s ‘IndiGOAT’ tour on Saturday.

Dammy Krame

Dammy Krane to be arraigned for defamation, threat to life

Dammy Krane who was previously signed to 2baba’s Hypertek Records is not a stranger to controversies and scandals.

Nigerian musician, Folarin Falana (Falz)

Falz only Nigerian rapper nominated for BET Hip Hop awards 2019

BET began recognising international acts at the BET Awards nearly 10 years ago.

Yemi Alade signs licensing deal with Universal Music. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram handle of Yemi Alade]

Yemi Alade signs licensing deal with Universal Music

Yemi Alade’s management noted that the agreement shows UMG’s will to strengthen its position in this part of the world.

Blackface releases own version of ’African Queen’

Blackface retained elements of the original version, like the lyrics, chorus, verses and rhythm, in his own version.

Fuji musician K1 De Ultimate and alleged socialite Aramide Adenle

K1 denies new marriage claims

“A man of K1’s calibre and accomplishments cannot be one to enter into such union without the knowledge of his family and friends.”

Majek Fashek and his manager , Uzoma Day Omenka, at Queens Elizabeth Hospital London

UPDATED: Majek Fashek critically ill, seeks financial assistance — Manager

The 70-year-old singer was flown out of Nigeria on Wednesday after his condition became critical.

PHOTOS: Davido holds private album listening party in Lagos

Nigerian music personalities in attendance include DJ Jimmy Jatt, Olisa Adibua, Moet Abebe amongst others.

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-Award winner, dies in car crash

Daniels was Micheal Jackson and Beyonce’ s songwriter.

Tiwa Savage and Basketmouth

Tiwa Savage, Basketmouth boycott South African shows

Since Monday, mobs have been looting shops and burning cars driven by foreigners, especially Nigerians in various parts of South Africa

Burna Boy

#Xenophobia: Burna Boy slams rapper AKA, vows never to visit South Africa

During his Twitter outbursts, Burna Boy revealed that he experienced xenophobic attacks in 2017.

Tiwa Savage

Xenophobia: Tiwa Savage boycotts show in South Africa

“I refuse to watch the barbaric butchering of my people in SA,” Tiwa wrote.

Davido and Chef Chioma Rowland [Photo: Pulse.ng]

Davido set to marry heartthrob Chioma, holds introduction

This star says his wedding would take place in 2020.

Taylor Swift

MTV VMA: Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift win big

Taylor Swift picked up two awards, including ‘video of the year’, in a girl-powered start to the Awards show while rapper Cardi B won best hip-hop video

Stefflon Don and Burna Boy

Stefflon Don denies breakup rumours with Burna Boy

Stefflon revealed that the videos in circulation of Burna Boy and Princess Shyngle were from the past.

Davido again makes it into 2019 AFRIMA nominee list

AFRIMA: Davido, Burna Boy, Nasty C, Tamer Hosny top nominees

Voting closes at midnight CAT on November 22.

Obesere (photo by Jayne Augoye)

Infuse Nigerian culture in your music, Obesere tells hip-hop musicians

Obesere lamented the infiltration of foreign languages and culture in the entertainment industry.

UPDATED: Nigerian musician makes Obama’s summer playlist

Obama shared a list of 44 songs he and his wife, Michelle, were bopping to this summer.

David Adeleke A.K.A Davido

Davido pulls stunning performance with 50 Cent

Davido performed at the 50 Cent party alongside music heavyweights, Trey Songz, Fabulous, Snoop, Camila and Jacques.

Wizkid

Wizkid becomes first African to hit 8 million monthly Spotify listeners

The previous record was held by Congolese rapper and singer, Maitre Gims who had seven million monthly listeners