Nigeria Entertainment Roundup: Olamide announces ‘Kingin’ as title of fourth album

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Wizkid said he was paid above N20,000 for his first performance.Rapper and YBNL records boss, Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide, as announced ‘Kingin’ as the name of his fourth album.

Baddo, as Olamide is also known, revealed this in a tweet ” @Olamide_YBNL YBNL goons what’s good. I’m gon hit da studio after my u.s tour .. Fourth studio album is titled #Kingin .. Who do u want me to work with?”

In another tweet, Olamide revealed he would work with dancehall sensation, Patoranking.

“@olamide_YBNL Patoranking ! No1 on my list” he tweeted.

Sources inYBNL who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES said the album could be released this year.

Should the album be released this year, Olamide would have released four albums in four years. He released his debut album, Rapsodi, in 2011, YBNL in 2012, and Baddest Guy Ever Liveth in 2013.

Olamide is billed to go on a U.S. tour in June.

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Tiwa Savage, Wizkid’s Pepsi endorsement renewed.

Nigerian pop singers, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage, have extended their endorsement deal with beverage company, Pepsi, following the expiration of their initial two-year deal agreed in 2012.

The deal, which is believed to be worth millions of naira, will see both hit makers remain ambassadors of the soft drink for the next 5 years. Tiwa Savage is the first female act to represent the global brand in Nigeria.

The deal was brokered by Paul Okoye of Upfront and Personal.

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Actress, Ini Edo, gets scholarship to study law.

Nollywood actress, Ini Edo, has been offered a scholarship at the National Open University Nigeria, NOUN, to study law.

The excited actress shared the news via her Instagram account with the caption:

“So I have been offered scholarship to study law in the national open university of Nigeria.i jus got my admission letter n am super excited. It’s a dream come true… Awesome God”

Upon graduation, Ini Edo will join fellow actor, Kenneth Enebue, who is also an actor and lawyer.

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Wizkid to release second album in June

The EME artiste, Wizkid, has said he would release his second album in June.

Wizkid was recently at MTV Base Africa office where he took over the Twitter page of the music television to chat with fans.

When asked when to expect his second album, Wizzy said June.

“@MTVbaseAfrica: RT @sasha_Dee_: @MTVbaseAfrica @wizkidayo When should expect that Dope Album?#AskWizkid #MTVMAMA>> June!! i promise for the last time. lol” he answered.

He also revealed that he won’t be releasing any single before the highly anticipated album.

“@MTVbaseAfrica: RT @I_am_chibix12: @mtvbaseafrica @wizkidayo #AskWizkid #MtvMAMA. when are we expecting a new single from you???>>Album is next!!”.

The multiple award winning singer also said he was paid above N20,000 for his first performance.

“@MtvbaseAfrica: RT @IamLoverB: Can u remember how much u were paid for ur first performance? If yes, how much? #Mtvmama #AskWizkid>> 20 thousand naira,” he said.


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