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Chika is cracking down on stereotypes on the punchline rich ‘No Squares’

In times like these when music can be made from the comfort of one’s bed, gifted artists like the Alabama born and bred Chika have gone to town with instrumentals, making the best of popular songs through covers and cultivating their audience in the process. Chika f...

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Praiz and Stonebwoy are all about the benefits of hard-work on new single ‘Hustle’

In an industry where the Afrobeat genre takes precedence, musicians like Praiz whose artistry deviates from that lane usually find it hard to break into the mainstream, but being a man of many talents, Praiz has always been able to appeal to the mainstream while maintaini...

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Kwesi Arthur teams up with Mr Eazi on tempestuous love ballad ‘Nobody’

Right before his Coachella performance, Mr Eazi joined budding Ghanaian artist, Kwesi Arthur on the tempestuous love ballad Nobody, the first single off the second volume of his coming Mixtape, Live From Nkrumah. On the catchy and relatable acoustics driven love ballad, M...

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Korede Bello has a word for naysayers on new single ‘Joko’

Korede Bello  has taken a back seat of late after a period where he was branded as a potential music industry sweetheart. Weeks after he challenged Nigerians to make the most of his Joko Freestyle, he returns with the full version of the song, accompanied by a dramatic la...

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Sasha P Launches “The Hard Knock Series” Music Academy

Sasha P found fame in Nigeria’s mainstream in the early Noughties on the back of Storm Records- the house that Obi Asika built.  Her status as one of the female forebears of the industry is not in doubt. As a means of enhancing that legacy, she’s  announced th...

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L.A.X. serves major ’80s Pop Vibes on ‘Sign Si’

As a debut project, L.A.X’s Rasaking was really the gateway he needed to re-enter the industry and battle for prime territory. Since the release of the album, L.A.X has been unafraid to reveal more of himself, as evidenced in the alluring video for Specially and his...

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Umu Obiligbo, Phyno and Flavour deliver premium Igbo content on ‘Culture’

The union of Eastern artists in the Nigerian music industry is one which flies under the radar, at times. Phyno and Flavour have been the mainstream faces of this relationship and lately, others have begun to tap into it. One of those is Umu Obiligbo, a group that prides ...

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Universal Music Group Licenses Nigeria-Based Music Streamer, uduX

Universal Music Group is now the first major music company to license its catalog to uduX, Nigeria’s first domestically launched music streaming service. UduX is currently available via monthly subscription through GTBank’s Habari platform. However, uduX will ...

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Dropped by Tottenham to Captaining Nigeria: The William Troost-Ekong Story

William Troost- Ekong is a core part of a new generation of footballers who serve as a bridge between Nigeria and its sizeable diaspora population. Troost-Ekong who famously came up at Tottenham Hotspur alongside Harry Kane touches on the highs and lows of his career in h...

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Mo Abudu is a Recipient of the Cannes Médailles d’Honneur

If you think you’ve had enough of Nigerian women excellence, think again cause Media exec Mo Abudu is steadily taking Africa to the world and we are reeling with excitement. The Nigerian media mogul recently received the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur for making sig...

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Nnedi Okorafor and Tomi Adeyemi Earn 2019 Hugo Awards Nominations

The Hugo Awards are amongst speculative fiction storytelling’s most prestigious honors and this year the list is dominated by women,  with 5/6 women finalists in Novel, Novella, Novelette, AND Short Story, and 4/6 in Best Series. The best part about the list has to ...

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Watch Mr Eazi, Alex Iwobi, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Eddie Nketiah discuss Music and Football

It’s established fact that Sports and Music share some synergy as some of the key anchors of the Entertainment industry. This synergy comes to the fore as Arsenal players Alex Iwobi, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Eddie Nketiah sat with Pop star, Mr Eazi to discuss the ...

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Ahmed Musa is NFF’s Player of The Year for 2019

The second edition of the Aiteo/Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) award happened in Lagos on Monday and Ahmed Musa emerged the night’s biggest winner, snagging two awards – Player of The Year and Goal of the Season. WINNER: @aiteonffawards Player of the year ...

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Adekunle Gold Speaks to CNN on using Photoshop as his Music Gateway

Adekunle Gold has since become a household name in the Nigerian music industry following the success of his early singles in 2015- Sade, Orente & Pick Up. Now with two albums to his name, more hits, and sold out shows home and abroad, Gold has been able to seal his pl...

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Lady Donli is a sophisticated performer in scintillating video for ‘Cash’

Following the release of her empawa debut; the video for her cherished single, Games, Lady Donli has been away from the scene, hard at work perfecting the release of her first official single, Cash off her forthcoming album. Hot on the heels of the release, Lady Donli sha...