Great News: Four of five finalists in 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing are Nigerians
The shortlist for the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing was announced today – and among the five stories chosen are an unprecedented four Nigerian entries. The Chair of judges, art historian and broadcaster, Gus Casely-Hayford said, “The shortlist was selected from 96 entries from 16 African countries. They are all outstanding African stories that […]
Dr Sid gets new house, returns to List Management.
“God Is Faithful” says Mavin records artiste, Dr Sid.
Kannywood’s Prince Suleiman Sukus to release new album in July
Suleiman say he is determined to change the face of Kannywood music.
Exclusive: Iceprince to launch his ‘supaFly’ eyewear line
Iceprince suffered an endorsement deal loss earlier in the month.
Two chimpanzees mark 50 years anniversary, 20 years of widowhood
The chimps’ husband died 20 years ago.
Wizkid unveils members of his Star Boy Entertainment
A picture of the members of Star Boy was released.
Wande Coal launches Black Diamond Entertainment with ‘The Kick’ video
Wande Coal now has his own entertainment outfit.
Big Brother Africa ‘The Chase’ kicks off on May 26
The Chase will feature 28 contestants.
Nigerian Film Corporation to target investors at Cannes film festival
The NFC plans to provide a conducive environment for foreign investment in the Nigeria film industry.
D-Banj, P-Square, Wizkid, others shortlisted for African artiste of the year by Ghana Music Awards
Ghanaian pop duo, R2Bees, have 8 nominations.
No beef: Reminisce, Vector share stage at M Music UNI Shakedown
Reminisce and Vector once threw lyrical jabs at each other. The beef between two hot rappers, Vector and Yoruba lingo rapper, Reminisce, seems to be over as they rocked the same stage with LNC at the last M Music “UNI SHAKEDOWN” (Unilag Edition) M Music “UNI SHAKEDOWN”, a quarterly event powered by M Music, is […]
Olamide finally joins D’banj’s DB Records
Olamide is the newest addition to the D’banj’s DB records. After weeks of speculations, D’banj finally signs hot Yoruba lingo rapper, Olamide to DB records. Kay Switch, D’banj’s younger brother broke the news via micro blogging site, twitter. “@kayswitch Welcome to the family! Baddo”, Kay Switch tweeted. This is coming days after a report by […]
Linda Ikeji apologizes to Nigerian University students over incorrect blogpost
The popular blogger has been accused of thriving on rumours and half truths in the past. Nigeria’s most famous blogger, Linda Ikeji, drew the anger of Covenant University students, Wednesday, after she posted a blog that appeared factually incorrect about their mate. Linda incurred the rage after she posted a story about the death – […]
Artquake launches record label
Artquake wasted no time in signing artistes to his new label. Not much has been heard from the Afro pop duo, Artquake, in a while. They are, however, remembered as one of the hit makers who emerged in the music scene in the late 90’s with the very unique performances of their Afro Hip Hop […]
Tunde Kelani, Nse Ikpe-Etim, others star in M-Net’s Tinsel
Chioma Akpotha & Majid Michel will also feature in the 1000th edition of Tinsel.
Kannywood star, Rahama Hassan, others bag awards in Abuja
The awards was organised to encourage practitioners in Kannywood.
Omawumi, Waje, Flavour, others get Glo Ambassador deal
The company has decided that musicians rather than actors have more influence with young people.