Music

Mavin Record signees

Mavin Records secures multi-million dollar investment

Marvin is home to Tiwa Savage, Korede Bello, Johnny Drille, Di’ja and D’Prince.

A veteran gospel singer, Funmi Aragbaye

Yoruba musician, Funmi Aragbaye, loses husband

The journalist will be remembered for his exemplary leadership and philanthropy.

Ugandan police

Mob kills Ugandan DJ for playing ‘boring music’

The DJ was killed in a disco hall in Nebbi District, Northern Uganda.

Nigerian musician and politician, Banky W complaining about how INEC spelt his name wrongly.

INEC misspelt my name, printed wrong party logo – Banky W

Banky W is running on the platform of Modern Democratic Party, founded in 2017 by some youth associations.

Paul Okoye of Psquare and NEny B of MTV Base's Celeb Living

New season of MTV Base ‘Celeb Living’ debuts

Nigerian celebrities taking viewers on a tour of their homes.

Seun Omogaji a.k.a DJ XGee

Suicide: Family of late Nigeria’s DJ XGee breaks silence

The DJ allegedly died by suicide on January 2.

Niniola

Singer Niniola buys JAMB forms for 30 students

She says the gesture under her foundation “Adopt A Child’s Education,” is part of her giving back to the society.

Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem and ex- President Olusegun Obasanjo

It’s a shame having Buhari as president – Eedris Abdulkareem

Eedris, a former Kennis Music artiste, also took a swipe at Mr Obasanjo.

R Kelly

Sony Music drops R. Kelly over alleged sexual abuse

Several women have accused Kelly of sexual abuse.

Adekunle Gold and Simi

Adekunle Gold, Simi chronicle love story in new song ‘Promise’

The afro-alternative song contains lyrics of the duo speaking of their love for each other.

Former Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim

Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem gives ‘farewell message’ to retired IGP Idris

The rapper’s followers on social media respond to his caustic remarks.

Screenshots from Falz's Talk track

Falz drops fourth album, samples Fela

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

Lord of Ajasa

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.