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ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 05: The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performs at The Fox Theatre on March 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for The Fox Theatre)

Fans line up to view Aretha Franklin’s body in Detroit

The 76 year old musician died of pancreatic cancer recently.

PHOTOS: Tears as Ras Kimono is buried in Asaba

Several Nigerian performing artistes also attended the burial.

M.I Abaga releases new album

It is M.I’s second album in 2018

Kizz Daniel and newly signed acts Demmie V, and record producer, Philkeyz. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Kizz Daniel]

Kizz Daniel signs two new artistes

The new entrants are singer, Demmie V, and record producer, Philkeyz.

Ras Kimono

Tears as Majek Fashek, Oritz Wiliki, others pay tribute to Ras Kimono

Born on May 9, 1958, Ras Kimono rose to fame in 1989 with his album, ‘Under pressure,’ which launched him to stardom.

Blackface Naija

Blackface ‘sues Wizkid, Banky W’

Blackface tells PREMIUM TIMES why he is suing.

AFRIMA 2018: Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, others bag nominations

A total of 79 songs made it to the regional nominees list.

Dapo drops new single “Sisi Shade”

The talented singer is best known for hits like “Vibe” and “Necessary.”

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 05: The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performs at The Fox Theatre on March 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for The Fox Theatre)

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, is dead

She died at her home in Detroit surrounded by her family and friends.

Yinka Ayefele

Planned demolition: Popular musician, Ayefele, sues Oyo govt.

The state government marks the structure for demolition for allegedly contravening planning laws.

Davido and Wizkid

Davido, Wizkid excite fans in Namibia, New York

Both ace singers made sure that the Afro-beat genre message spread to the ever going audience.

A scene from Falz's This is Nigeria video

SERAP asks NBC to lift ban on Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’, others

The organisation said the action by the NBC “amounts to illegal restrictions on media freedom.”

INTERVIEW: I would be lying if I say I don’t miss Psquare – Peter Okoye

Peter Okoye speaks about his career, life after Psquare, current projects and how he is giving back to the society.

Simi Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi

Simi releases new single “I dun care”

The ‘Joromi’ crooner dropped the track on Friday.

Mavin Records artiste, Johnny Drille.

Why Nigerian musicians fall out with their record labels – Johnny Drille

Johnny Drille also speaks about his new song.

Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade out with another single ‘Oh My Gosh’

The new single comes barely a month after she shared “Elele” produced by Egar Boi.

dbanj

D’banj dedicates new single to wife

In the new single, D’banj reassures his wife of his undying love and support even through difficult times.

A still from Burna Boy's Ye Video

Burna Boy pays homage to Fela in “Ye” video

There are glaring tributes to the legend in the video.

Duncan-Mighty

ANALYSIS: Duncan Mighty’s return and the ‘irrelevant’ debate

The UN peace ambassador has had quite a fulfilling career in the Nigerian music space.

Ras Kimono

Ras Kimono’s burial dates announced

Ras Kimono died in a Lagos hospital on June 10.

‘The past few weeks have been trying and difficult’ – Dbanj

Dbanj’s son died over a month ago.

Femi Kuti's bassist

Femi Kuti’s band member ‘absconds’ in U.S.

Mr Aghedo reportedly disappeared in the U.S. during the tour on Sunday.

Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti thrills New Yorkers with electrifying performance

Femi thrilled audiences with songs from his recently released 10th studio album, One People, One World.

Video: P Diddy meets Wizkid, hints at visiting Nigeria

“I’m coming back home, not gonna wait too long, expect me soon while I’m young.”

Lagbaja

Lagbaja to perform alongside Simi in Abuja

The event will feature performances from the ‘Konko Below’ and ‘Joromi’ singers.