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Screenshots from Falz's Talk track

Falz drops fourth album, samples Fela

Falz holds a school-themed listening party ahead of album’s release.

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Rapper Lord of Ajasa solicits funds to undergo surgery

Lord of Ajasa is currently at the Ikorodu General Hospital where he is receiving treatment.

Screenshots from Falz's Talk track

Singer Falz begins year with hit single, “Talk”

‘Talk’ is a socio-conscious record that addresses critical happenings and advises the youths to be wary of ‘greedy politicians.’

Lady gaga

Lady Gaga says won’t work again with singer R.Kelly

It follows a new tv documentary in which multiple women accuse Kelly of sexual misconduct, sometimes with minors.

Adekunle Gold and Simi

Nigerians react as Simi, Adekunle Gold wed secretly in Lagos

Some fans have expressed displeasure over what they described as the extreme secrecy of the wedding.

R Kelly

R. Kelly’s brother, Carey, reveals their alleged abuser

Carey grants a tell-all interview.

Soundcity MVP Awards

Full list of winners at the 2019 SOUNDCITY MVP awards 

Burna Boy won several awards including the African Artiste of the Year award

Obama debuts on BillBoard Hot R&B songs chart

Obama lands on the ranking with a song called “One Last Time (44 Remix).

Burna-Boy

Burna Boy, Mr Eazi to perform at Coachella 2019

This is the first time Burna Boy and Mr Eazi will be performing live at the music festival. 

Awilo Longomba performing in Anambra

Flavour, Awilo Longomba, others thrill Anambra residents

Phyno and Chibest David, a previous winner of the Hi-life fest, also performed at the concert.

KWAM 1 pictured with son Sultan Omogbadebo Anifowoshe

KWAM 1 reacts to son’s arrest over alleged $2m cyber scam

KWAM 1’s son, Sultan, was arrested alongside six others in Chicago.

Sikiru Ayinde Barrister [Photo: Thenet.net]

FUJI NOTE: Ibadan, Ijebu, Lagos – which city-state owns Fuji music? (Part 2)

Analysts are divided on the contributions of the various city-states in the evolution of Fuji.

Lil Kesh, Olamide and Logo Benz album art

Olamide justifies promoting money rituals in ‘Logo Benz’

This is not the first time Olamide will be accused of glorifying social vices with his music.

Davido at the BET Awards

Busta Rhymes, Prayah hint collaboration on Davido’s ‘Fall’ remix

Busta Rhymes is a popular American rapper, producer and actor.

Wizkid [photo: Hypebeast]

Soundcity MVP awards: Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido top nominee list

The organisers unveiled the nominees’ lists on Thursday, with Wizkid nominated in most categories.

Femi Kuti pictured with his son Made and ex-wife, Funke

Femi Kuti’s son, Made, graduates from Fela’s alma mater

Made has accompanied his father on several tours.

Davido at the BET Awards

Davido’s ‘Assurance’, Wizkid’s ‘Fever’ top Google trending songs for 2018

Davido had four entries on the list of most-searched songs by Nigerians in 2018 while Wizkid had three and Olamide earned two.

Olubankole Wellington

I support state police and will publicly declare my assets if elected – Banky W

The singer said his destiny is to stay in Nigeria and make his community and the country better.

Late Nigerian musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Fela’s family home heritage museum ready next year — Ogun govt

The project which began in 2017 is 70 per cent completed.

KWAM 1 grief-stricken as saxophonist dies

Joel Ajayi’s death comes barely three weeks after one of the band boys, Dipo Aderibigbe, also passed on.

Sikiru Ayinde Barrister [Photo: Thenet.net]

FUJI NOTES: Does Fuji belong to Ibadan? (Part 1), By Oladeinde Olawoyin

The author argues that across generations, a number of key Fuji acts have Ibadan written all over their career trajectories.

Reekado Banks

Reekado Banks announces exit from Mavin Records

Reekado Banks joined Mavin Records alongside Korede Bello and D’ija in 2013.

Olamide, Ayuba, Osupa, others for One Lagos Fiesta

The eight day, non-stop, celebration will hold simultaneously in five different designated locations in Lagos.

Small Doctor

Nigerian musician, Small Doctor, released on bail

The musician was arrested on Monday.

Small Doctor (pictured 2nd from left) was paraded alongside the other suspects at the police command in Lagos

Police arrest Nigerian musician, Small Doctor, for ‘unlawful’ gun possession

The musician’s manager explained his principal did no wrong.