Friday, January 22

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Don Jazzy Signs New Female Artist To Mavin Records
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Don Jazzy Signs New Female Artist To Mavin Records

Veteran music producer and singer Don Jazzy has added a new female artist AyraStar to his Mavin Records. This would be the first artiste Don Jazzy would be signing to Mavin Records after folks like Johnny Drille, DNA and Ladipoe. According to Don Jazzy, he met AyraStar last year and has been nurturing her for the past months and it’s about time the world meets her. A new song from AyraStar would be dropping in a few days.
James Bond movie ‘No Time To Die’ delayed again by pandemic
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James Bond movie ‘No Time To Die’ delayed again by pandemic

Much-delayed James Bond movie No Time To Die was postponed again due to the pandemic Thursday, with studio MGM confirming 007's next mission will not take place until October. The release of the 25th installment of the fictional British spy saga has already been pushed back multiple times. It was originally set for a London premiere last March, before that was pushed back to November by the global spread of COVID-19. With coronavirus still sweeping the globe and thousands of movie theaters shuttered again due to lockdowns, the film's next April 2021 release dates has now also been abandoned. "NO TIME TO DIE, the 25th film in the James Bond series, previously set to release April 2, 2021 will now release on October 8, 2021 -- wide," MGM said in a statement to AFP. The film direc...
Regina Askia Plays Ramsey Nouah’s Wife In WEB, Gives Details Of Sex Scene
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Regina Askia Plays Ramsey Nouah’s Wife In WEB, Gives Details Of Sex Scene

Nollywood actress Regina Askia has revealed she will be playing the role of Olivia, wife to Desmond who will be played by actor Ramsey Nouah in the project titled WEB. The 53-year-old, who now practises as a nurse in the USA, shared a picture of herself looking regal in an Instagram post on Thursday. She said it was her last day on set and also sent love to the cast and crew members. “And so, I wrap up on the set of WEB today as OLIVIA, a wife DESMOND will not forget in a hurry. "Much love to cast and crew and all the talented young men and women who made it happen,” she wrote. In another post, she wrote; “Okay!! Back to the grind! Thank you cast and crew of WEB, my friends old and new, lovely reunion and much needed change of scene for me. “Thank you for being Covid pro...
Azealia Banks reveals she also has the skull of a 6-year-old girl as she responds to rumours she ate her cat after cooking it
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Azealia Banks reveals she also has the skull of a 6-year-old girl as she responds to rumours she ate her cat after cooking it

Azealia Banks has responded to rumours she ate her dead cat Lucifer after cooking it. The 29-year-old American rapper said she didn't eat the cat but shocked fans with an even more horrifying revelation on Wednesday, Jan 20. She revealed during a live radio interview on The Kyle and Jackie O Show that she owns the skull of a six-year-old girl who died of head trauma. She found the skull on a "scientific research website" and even showed it off via Zoom during the interview. After posting a video to Instagram last week of herself digging up her dead cat and boiling it, there were rumours the rapper who has admitted to practising witchcraft ate the cat's remains. But she said in response: "Absolutely not, no I didn't eat the cat. And firstly, I wouldn't eat a cat that has been...
Fans Petition To Bring Back Queen Sono
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Fans Petition To Bring Back Queen Sono

Pearl Thusi might seem like she is one of the most disliked celebrities in Mzansi but her strong legions of fans prove to always have her back. Her latest international project Queen Sono got canned late 2020 due to problems related to COVID-19. In a statement sent to ZAlebs, a Netflix spokesperson confirmed that the drama series which stars Pearl Thusi as the lead actress will not be renewed for a second season: “We’ve made the difficult decision not to move forward with season 2 of Queen Sono. We are incredibly proud of the Diprente team for sharing their audacious vision and bringing it to life with Netlflix. A huge thank you to our fans across the world for the love shared for our first African Original series. Netflix is also grateful to the amazing efforts shown by the cast and...
Video: Diamond Platnumz finally speaks days after mum revealed his biological dad
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Video: Diamond Platnumz finally speaks days after mum revealed his biological dad

Although Ricardo Momo is the one who outed Mama Dangote’s secret about Diamond Platnumz paternity; fans are convinced that the entire family had already plotted this from the beginning. So far many continue to sympathize with Mzee Juma who remains in shock after learning that he was fooled by the love of his life. Judging from the few interviews he has since done; it’s obvious to see how embarrassed, hurt and disappointed he looks – but it is life. While many continue to talk about this, Mama Dangote and her family now remain silent on the matter; and word has it that they might actually never talk about it again. Well, after waiting for days – Diamond Platnumz finally got to address this issue; while on a Press conference with several journalists from popular media groups. ...
Harmonize publicly confesses his love for new sugar mama after dumping wife
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Harmonize publicly confesses his love for new sugar mama after dumping wife

They say age is nothing but a number and truth is, age does not apply when it comes to matters of the heart! So far Harmonize has proven this by dating Wolper who is allegedly 10 years older than him; and for his latest catch, Kajala – also seems quite older as she already has an 18 year old. However this does not bother nor stress Harmonize who continues to publicize his love for the Bongo actress, Kajala. After being spotted together – the two have been trying to keep their relationship on the low until just recently. With actresses like Aunty Ezekiel who is 34 and is dating a 24 year old boy; then why would Harmonize keep his woman on the low? Well, not any more! As seen on a screenshot taken from Harmonize’s WhatsApp story, we now believe the rumors are true. Harmonize left...
Burna Boy’s “Destiny” Featured In Biden-Harris Inauguration Playlist
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Burna Boy’s “Destiny” Featured In Biden-Harris Inauguration Playlist

Burna Boy‘s song “Destiny” has been included in the inauguration playlist presented by U.S President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The Biden-Harris team on Friday presented a 46-song playlist to help supporters celebrate the upcoming Jan. 20 inauguration. The playlist which features various artiste from around the world is in line with the upcoming inauguration’s “America United” theme. Burna Boy is the only Nigerian artiste on the list. His song, “Destiny”, is off his Grammy-nominated fourth studio album, African Giant. “Are you planning your #Inauguration2021 at-home watch party? Well let us take one thing off your plate — @DJDNice and @TheRaedio came up with the perfect playlist for you to dance the night away as we ring in our new leaders,” the Bi...
Nigerian Poet, Godspower Oshodin & Music Producer, Vstix Make History In Africa To Produce ‘A Poet Who Died by His Poem’
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Nigerian Poet, Godspower Oshodin & Music Producer, Vstix Make History In Africa To Produce ‘A Poet Who Died by His Poem’

History was made at Media City, Dubai on Friday, January 20, when a deal to produce a first-of-its-kind in Africa Poetry Album 'A Poet Who Died by His Poem' deal was inked by Award Winning Dubai based Nigerian journalist, Author and Poet Godspower Oshodin and Music Producer Vstix for London Based Label Evision Music Group, conveniently called EMG. A Poet Who Died by His Poem is a complication of sensational poems written by Oshodin and it is due for release on Amazon and other global platforms this January. This acclaimed body of work contains themes that span several topical issues that affect the author's country home, Nigeria, and by extension Africa, as well as ingots on global governance. Other themes touched by this work are Love, Romance, Betrayal, Death and Love for Co...
Singer Waje set to wed singer Ric Hassani
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Singer Waje set to wed singer Ric Hassani

  Looks like singer Waje is set to wed singer Ric Hassani. We don't know this for sure but after she posted this photo of herself with him and wrote 'it's time'. A lot of her friends began to congratulate and insinuate a wedding is on the horizon.        
Denrele Edun Celebrated As Regina Askia Finally Returns To Acting
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Denrele Edun Celebrated As Regina Askia Finally Returns To Acting

Former Nollywood actress and family nurse Regina Askia has giving us an hint that she might be gracing our screens soon. The 53-year-old shared a picture of herself with Ramsey Nouah, Nkechi Blessing and some other people on Instagram on Saturday. She said the picture was taken on a movie set. “Here we go again with the cameras rolling!! Set of WEB!! Stay tuned!! @ramseynouah @pizza_teesa,” she wrote. Fans of the nurse have taken to the comment section of her post to share their excitement as they await her return. Media personality Denrele Edun also celebrated her return to the screens. He said, “My Screen Heroine is back on the silver screen? HA!!!!! 2021 just started on an awesome note for me! Damn Excited about this project already! I’m ready to GRAB MY COPY NOWWWWWW.” ...
Veteran Yoruba Actress, Iya 2d, Joins Naira Marley’s #KoleyewonChallenge (Video)
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Veteran Yoruba Actress, Iya 2d, Joins Naira Marley’s #KoleyewonChallenge (Video)

Veteran Nollywood actress Mistura Asunmo has joined hundreds of people attempting the #KOLEYEWONCHALLENGE by singer Naira Marley. The actress shared the video in an Instagram post on Saturday. “OMG ���� this is what this boy @iamtrinityguy turn me too Well I love it,” she wrote. Koleyewon is a song by Naira Marley and has been used across the country as a dance challenge. Actress Iyabo Ojo has also joined the #KOLEYEWONCHALLENGE. Asunmo’s acting credits include Eru ku Baba, Ife Akoko, Owo Naira Bet, Ilu Aseyori and Majele. https://youtu.be/dmk6Q6OlwDQ
South African Comedian, Trevor Noah Set To Host 2021 Grammys
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South African Comedian, Trevor Noah Set To Host 2021 Grammys

The Recording Academy has announced "The Daily Show" host and GRAMMY-nominated comedian Trevor Noah as host of the 2021 GRAMMYs on Sunday, March 14. This will be the first time Noah will host Music's Biggest Night. "Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for Best Pop Album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event," Noah said in a statement. "I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I'm not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!" "With a knack for keeping viewers engaged and entertained, Trevor is the per...
Actress, Mercy Johnson Turns Fufu Seller On Set
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Actress, Mercy Johnson Turns Fufu Seller On Set

Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson has shared a video of herself hawking fufu on Instagram. The 36-year-old shared the video on Thursday. She said she was on a movie set and will be playing the role of a fufu seller. “May God crown our every effort with success…..TGIF A true life story on motherhood,” she captioned the post. Mercy is a versatile actress. She stars in so many movies including Hustlers, Kiss My Pain, Royal Tears and Entanglement. Mercy is married to Prince Okojie. They have four children. https://youtu.be/lbEr2JmorQ8  
David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey To Produce Yvonne Orji’s Comedy Series
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David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey To Produce Yvonne Orji’s Comedy Series

Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo and American media personality Oprah Winfrey will be producing Nigerian-American actress Yvonne Orji’s autobiographical comedy series First Gen. Yvonne revealed this by sharing post from Deadline magazine in an Instagram post on Wednesday. She said five years after been told ‘No’ her series will finally be brought to life with Disney Plus. “Well… when one door closes. God still got a blessin witchyo name on it! The trailer I shot in 2015 for this family sitcom I desperately wanted to create, is what helped me get an audition for @insecurehbo. “FIVE YEARS LATER (after being told “NO” SEV. ER. AL. Times), my lil engine that could, finally has a home with the @disneyplus family. Thank you @davidoyelowo for believing in the dream FROM JUMP, an...
Oloture: Mo Abudu Addresses Tobore Ovuorie’s Copyright Claim On Movie (Video)
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Oloture: Mo Abudu Addresses Tobore Ovuorie’s Copyright Claim On Movie (Video)

Media entrepreneur Mo Abudu has addressed journalist Tobore Ovuorie’s copyright claim over Oloture. The 56-year-old shared a video speaking on Ovuorie’s claim in an Instagram post on Tuesday. She said in May 2019 they reached out to Ovuorie to acknowledge her journalistic ability, to commend, recognise and encourage her in her ongoing campaign against sex trafficking . “I would like to take a few minutes of your time today to shed some light on the recent allegations of copyright infringement made by investigative reporter Tobore Ovuorie against EbonyLife Films in relation to Oloture (the movie). “I also stand as mentor to so many young girls and ladies, I never want to disappoint any of you, so again, I did this to give you all an understanding of the situation,” she wrote. ...
Adekunle Gold recounts how he met Simi as they celebrate their 2nd wedding anniversary
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Adekunle Gold recounts how he met Simi as they celebrate their 2nd wedding anniversary

Adekunle Gold has recounted how he met Simi as the couple celebrate their second wedding anniversary today. Sharing their love story on Instagram, he says he knew Simi was the one for him the first day he saw her perform. He had quickly closed from work, wore a simple outfit and made sure he secured a front seat. Sharing photos from that day, the singer wrote; “I look back to the first day I met you. I had just left the office, so excited that you had finally given me the audience to see you. This local boy put on a white byc vest and a pair of new lilac pants bought specially for the occasion; I even made sure I was there earlier so I had front row seats. “I watched you talk, sing, laugh and dance and Omo I knew that very day that I wanted to be in your life. I knew that d...
The Village Headmaster Returns After 33 Years As NTA Releases Trailer (Video)
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The Village Headmaster Returns After 33 Years As NTA Releases Trailer (Video)

Thirty-three years after it was rested, the longest ever running drama on Nigerian television The Village Headmaster is scheduled for a return in April. Starring old and new faces, the reincarnated series will air on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) network in collaboration with Wale Adenuga Productions. A trailer uploaded on YouTube shows that Dejumo Lewis returns in his role as Oloja (King) of Oja. Also returning are Ibidun Allison as Amebo, Dan Imoudu as Dagbolu, Dele Osawe as Teacher Fadele, Kate Adepegba (Folake), Lara Akinsola (Doyin) and Melville Obriango (Teacher Oghene). Igbere TV reports that Yemi Shodimu who had a cameo role as a kid actor in the old series takes on a new and bigger role as Dr Lekan. Joining the cast are Jide Kosoko as Chief Eleyinmi, a rol...
Wendy Shay fights for her song ”pray for the world” to be restored by YouTube
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Wendy Shay fights for her song ”pray for the world” to be restored by YouTube

Record producer, MOG Beatz revealed earlier that Wendy Shay’s ”Pray for the World” music video had been taken down by YouTube for policy infringement reasons. Apparently, the video-sharing website had been alerted by some unknown Ghanaians that Wendy’s song was a remake of South African musician, Master KG’s Jerusalema song. YouTube reacted by taking down the song for copyright reasons and MOG, who produced the song, was in awe of the hate on display by the informant. In a tweet, the sound beast was dissapointed in whoever the snitch was. Meanwhile, Wendy Shay moments later reacted to MOG’s tweet claiming that her lawyers are fighting to get the music restored. Wendy explained that the chord progressions of her song are different from Master KG’s banger. She refused to ad...
D’Banj To Hold Private Listening Brunch For New Single With Fans
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D’Banj To Hold Private Listening Brunch For New Single With Fans

Singer D’banj has said he will be holding a private listening brunch for his new single with some fans. The 40-year-old revealed this in an Instagram post on Tuesday. He said he was going to pick three fans to attend the brunch. “Tomorrow I’m having a private listening brunch in Abuja for my new single that comes out 15th. I want to pick 3 of my special fans to attend, interested?” he wrote. Born Oladapo Oyebanjo, D’banj has had so many hit singles since he began his music career. They include ‘Gbono Feli Feli’, ‘Why Me’, ‘Fall in Love’ and ‘Oliver Twist’. In a December 2020 Interview with Daily Independent, the singer said he will be releasing a double album in 2021. “I have a documentary about my story that is coming out soon where I put things that I have not said any...
Halle Berry speaks on being the only black to have won Oscar’s best leading actress since 2002
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Halle Berry speaks on being the only black to have won Oscar’s best leading actress since 2002

Being only black to win Oscar’s ‘Best Leading Actress’ since 2002 heartbreaking - Halle Berry Halle Berry, an American actress, says she is heartbroken no other black woman has won the ‘Best Leading Actress’ category at the Academy Awards better known as Oscars in 20 years. Berry became the first black woman to scoop the much coveted gong in 2002 following her heroics in ‘Monster’s Ball’, an American romantic drama film. Since the Academy Awards debuted in 1929, about 92 whites have won the category. Eight black stars have won ‘Best Supporting Actress’ over the years but none has emerged ‘Best Leading Actress’ since Berry achieved the feat a development which continues to generate controversies over allegations of racial inequality. In an interview with the Mirror, the 5...
Cassper Nyovest on delays building his private studio
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Cassper Nyovest on delays building his private studio

Rapper Cassper Nyovest has revealed things weren't going according to plan with his private studio, and that he had so far pent almost R500,000 on the building process. In a conversation with a fan, Cassper expressed how difficult he was finding it to execute his plans to construct his own studio. The Baby Girl hitmaker shared that the progress on his studio was the "saddest part" of his life as he's now spent so much money on the project. "Paid a dude 120k for sound-proofing that didn't work. Had to break the sh*t down again and get another guy to start from scratch, from a floating floor to a room in a room. "Another 275k just on sound-proofing. I still need to do the acoustics. Stress!" In 2019 Cassper took to social media to report that he was “scammed” and left in a...
Wizkid’s Baby Mama, Shola Ogudu Survives Ghastly Motor Accident
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Wizkid’s Baby Mama, Shola Ogudu Survives Ghastly Motor Accident

Shola Ogudu, Wizkid’s first babymama survived a ghastly car accident and she took to her Twitter handle on Friday, January 8th to share photos from the accident scene. The brand influencer and mother of Wizkid’s first son, Boluwatife expressed her appreciation to God for the gift of life. However, she didn’t share more details about the accident. Hence, it is unknown if she sustained any injury. Sharing photos from the accident scene, Shola Ogudu wrote; "Thank God for LIFE."
Becca’s biological mum reported dead
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Becca’s biological mum reported dead

Information we are picking has it that the mother of songstress Rebecca Acheampong popularly known in showbiz as Becca has lost her biological mother to the icy hands of death. According to reports, Madam Julie Yiadom-Oti she died last night at her base in London, United Kingdom after battling a short illness. It will be recalled that singer Becca and her mom are at serious loggerheads. Some time ago, the singer’s mother granted several interviews on a different radio station talking about the ill relationship between herself and her daughter in which she blamed her daughter’s husband, Dr Tobi as being the one behind their not so healthy relationship. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
Adele turns to Beyoncé to get upcoming album back on track
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Adele turns to Beyoncé to get upcoming album back on track

Adele is rumoured to be considering a collaboration with her hero Beyoncé on her upcoming album. The 32-year-old Rolling In The Deep songstress had been teasing new material for quite some time and has recently returned to the recording studio. Fans are now circulating rumours that Adele's new material will feature several iconic collaborations, including one with Beyoncé. Many Adele lovers have already expressed approval about the idea of hearing the Someone Like You star and Beyoncé work together on a track. "Adele’s lead single for her upcoming album is going to feature Beyoncé, and that is going to be so monumental. I can’t wait to hear it and be blown away," penned one fan.
“Zlatan Featured in Gelato For Free, DJ Cuppy Ignored Him When it Became a Hit” – Lady Reveals Cause of Beef
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“Zlatan Featured in Gelato For Free, DJ Cuppy Ignored Him When it Became a Hit” – Lady Reveals Cause of Beef

  A Nigerian lady has revealed why musician, Zlatan has decided to cancel DJ Cuppy from his life after the two had made a hit song called Gelato. Recall that Zlatan's performance was instrumental in the song becoming a hit. A lady identified as Rashy Don Koncepts said Dj Cuppy allegedly snubbed Zlatan after Gelato became hit. Rashy Don Koncepts took to her Twitter handle to claim as she alleged that she got her information from a source close to Zlatan. According to the lady, Zlatan Ibile featured in Gelato for free but DJ Cuppy ignored him when the song became hits. Read Rashy’s claims below;   Recall that DJ Cuppy had Tweeted that she’s human too and she has feelings as Zlatan blocked her on all social media platforms. The billionaire daughter is ye...
US rapper, DaBaby arrested while shopping on Rodeo Drive with friends as cops allegedly found a gun in their possession
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US rapper, DaBaby arrested while shopping on Rodeo Drive with friends as cops allegedly found a gun in their possession

DaBaby's shopping spree on Rodeo Drive came to an abrupt end when Beverly Hills cops stopped him and his friends and allegedly found a gun. The rapper and 3 other men were about to drive off on Thursday, Jan 7, when multiple cop cars surrounded their vehicle. Law enforcement sources told TMZ someone inside the store called to report DaBaby and his crew had weapons. Baby and his friends were detained while officers searched the vehicle, and found one handgun. The rapper was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm, a misdemeanor. Although cops initially detained everyone in the car, DaBaby is the only one getting booked.
Eva Alordiah reveals why she stopped making music
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Eva Alordiah reveals why she stopped making music

Nigerian rapper Eva Alordiah has explained why she stopped making music. The 32-year-old was one of the most-listened-to Nigerian female rappers at some point in the country. She shared the stage with popular Nigerian artists and was on a track with P-Square. However, she stopped making music abruptly then moved to Ghana. On Instagram today, Jan 8, she explained why she stopped making music after a fan asked. "I still don't know why you stopped making music," the fan commented on her latest post. And Eva, who is also a writer and makeup artist, responded, "I stopped to get back to my core essence. I stopped for me."
I Was In Mo’ Hits For A Year, Davido Speaks On His Struggling Days As A Musician
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I Was In Mo’ Hits For A Year, Davido Speaks On His Struggling Days As A Musician

Singer Davido says he was with Mo’ Hits record label for a year. The 28-year-old said this in a tweet while quoting a fans comment. The fan had said, “Davido doesn’t have ‘When I never blow’ stage. Came in with a hit.” Davido replied saying, “I did o .. we all did … I was in mohits house for a year.” Mo’ Hits was founded by D’banj and Don Jazzy in 2004. It had artistes including Wande Coal, D’Prince and Dr Sid. In 2012 Don Jazzy confirmed D’banj left the record label which led to its end. Shortly after Don Jazzy formed a new label called Mavin in 2012. Davido reunited Mo’ Hits artistes at his #30BillionConcert in 2017.
Cassper Nyovest To Give His Old Designer Clothes To A Fan
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Cassper Nyovest To Give His Old Designer Clothes To A Fan

Blessed is the hand that gives! Cassper Nyovest has decided to make 2021 a year of hope for one of his fans by gifting him with a few of his old designer clothes. Amid all the drama that surrounds the rapper, he still finds it in his heart to give back to his loyal supporters. A fan had boldly asked Cassper to gift him his old clothes, a request Cassper attended to. "Ola Boss @casspernyovest I really need your help Bru with your old clothes please," the fan asked. Cassper being the good Samaritan, responded by asking for his location, "Where do you live ? Ima Dm you right now. I'm sure I could help a lil bit." Cassper is currently working on building his home studio, a project he was very excited about last year. However when a fan asked him about the progress, he said it is not y...
Diamond Platnumz responds after Tanasha Donna showers him with praise in new post
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Diamond Platnumz responds after Tanasha Donna showers him with praise in new post

  Tanasha Donna is done being mad at her ex, Diamond Platnumz and for the new year; all she wants is to maintain peace between her and baby daddy. The lass proved this by sharing a new post where she went on to thank Diamond Platnumz for believing in her. This is after their song ‘Gere’ was named among the most viewed African songs on YouTube. Well, this being a big deal for her, Tanasha could not hold back from writing an appreciation post dedicated to her former boyfriend cum baby daddy. Through her IG, Miss Donna wrote; Huge thanks! Gere by myself & Baba @naseeb.junior made it to Most viewed African songs on Youtube 2020. Grateful to @diamondplatnumz for believing in me & collaborating with me on such a big tune & to the supporters who’ve supported me & ...
Bella Shmurda condemns report of preforming while drunk
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Bella Shmurda condemns report of preforming while drunk

A video making rounds on social media captured the moment the singer staggered for a microsecond during a live show in Asaba, Delta State. According to Bella Shmurda, the reports are false and made up. He further backed up the point with footage from a different angle. It, however, turned out that the ‘Cashapp’ crooner struggled to let go of his bag which caused the unbalanced movement that is coined ‘drunk misbehaving’ by the publication. Watch the real video below…   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
Fans drag Kiddwaya for shading Laycon in his tweet
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Fans drag Kiddwaya for shading Laycon in his tweet

Nigerians have dragged billionaire son and former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya over his comment of warning to those who compare him to their favorite celebrities. Kiddwaya bragged in his tweet that he had met very high profiled people and because of his contact to those people, he is above all his colleagues or mates therefore must not be compared to. His comment was not taken lightly by Twitter users as they claim he is throwing indirect shades specifically at the season 5 winner, Laycon. See some reactions below...      
Bandages are off: The Weeknd’s plastic surgery look shocks fans
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Bandages are off: The Weeknd’s plastic surgery look shocks fans

The 30-year-old singer sports some disturbing alterations to his face — akin to extreme plastic surgery — in the video for his new song, “Save Your Tears,” which premiered Tuesday and is from his “After Hours” album. “But then you saw me, caught you by surprise,” he aptly sings in the video, in which he displays a thinned (and crooked) nose, bloated cheeks, puffed-up lips, surgery scars and other horrific new features. His grotesquely exaggerated new look definitely left viewers shook. “Why does The Weeknd look like that in the Save Your Tears music video!?! I don’t like it,” said one horrified fan, while another borrowed lyrics from his 2018 hit “Can’t Feel My Face” to pinpoint a downside to the prosthetics, saying, “i bet he really cant feel his face now.”...
Veteran Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60
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Veteran Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60

The Nigerian film industry is mourning the death of veteran Yoruba actress, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi.   Her death was confirmed by the President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Bolaji Amusan, known as Mr. Latin.   According to Mr. Latin, the actress died on Tuesday night, January 5. She was 60.   The cause of her death wasn't revealed.   Tunde Ola-Yusuff, another TAMPAN member Tunde Ola-Yusuff also stated that the actress “ left without a goodbye” in a post on social media.   “Really a shock on everyone Iya Oosa, may God rest your Soul among the righteous,” Tunde added.     The news of her death comes four months after her ex-husband, Ji...
Singer Size 8 responds to pregnancy rumors after baby bump video emerges online
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Singer Size 8 responds to pregnancy rumors after baby bump video emerges online

Kenyan singer, Size 8 left many wondering whether she is carrying baby number 3 judging by her bulging belly as seen on a new video. While many ushered in the new year at home; Size 8 had the opportunity to entertain fans through a gospel show where she performed New Year’s Eve. What however caught most people’s attention is the growing belly that she was seen rocking on that night. Could be that the white top she wore exaggerated the size of her belly; but all I know is that many believe that the Muraya’s have a baby on the way; barely 2 years after welcoming baby Muraya jnr. However turns out that Size 8 was just full and not pregnant as many thought. She made this known while responding to the pregnancy rumors making rounds online. Speaking about this, Mama Ladashabelle ...
Actress Tanya Roberts still alive despite news of her death, publicist says
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Actress Tanya Roberts still alive despite news of her death, publicist says

Tanya Roberts, who captivated James Bond in “A View to a Kill” and later played Midge Pinciotti in the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” has been hospitalized after falling at her home. The actor had mistakenly been reported dead by her publicist earlier Monday. Roberts’ publicist Mike Pingel later told The Associated Press Monday afternoon that Roberts, 65, was still alive as of 10 a.m. PST but was in a poor condition. He had said earlier Monday that Roberts collapsed in her home on Dec. 24 and was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she was believed to have died on Sunday. Pingel said Roberts’ husband, Lance O’Brien, told him that he held his wife and she “seemed for him to slip away.” O’Brien, Roberts’ husband of 18 years, was quoted in the release saying, “Tanya and I have n...
‘Omo Ghetto’ Becomes First Nigerian Movie To Be Released In Dubai Cinemas
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‘Omo Ghetto’ Becomes First Nigerian Movie To Be Released In Dubai Cinemas

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele’s movie Omo Ghetto (The Saga) is set to break the record of being the first Nigerian movie to be released in UAE, Dubai cinemas. Funke, 43, made this known in an Instagram post on Monday. She said it will be released from January 21 in some selected cinemas. “Exciting News for UAE Omo Ghetto fans!The No. 1 film and box office record breaker in Nigeria — Omo Ghetto (The Saga) — is set to break yet another record as the First Ever Cinema Release of a Nigerian film in the United Arab Emirates. “Omo Ghetto (The Saga) is scheduled for release from the 21st of January, 2021 in selected Novo Cinemas in the UAE. Stay tuned for more updates!” she wrote. Omo Ghetto (The Saga) was directed by Funke and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC...
Rema Announces Plan To Release Debut Album
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Rema Announces Plan To Release Debut Album

Singer Rema has revealed he will be releasing his debut album. The 20-year-old made this revelation in a tweet on Monday. He said, “Album, Yes.” The ‘Bad Commando’ singer had hinted at his album earlier saying all his songs will be bangers. “Bangers all year,” he wrote. Rema did not reveal the name of his album and the release date. Born Divine Ikubor, Rema shot to limelight with his song ‘Iron Man’ which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist. He is signed to Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records.
Nicki Minaj Sued for Over $200 Million by Rapper Brinx Billions Over her song ‘Rich Sex’
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Nicki Minaj Sued for Over $200 Million by Rapper Brinx Billions Over her song ‘Rich Sex’

Nicki Minaj is being sued by another rapper over her song “Rich Sex,” which appeared on her 2018 album, Queen. Jawara Headley, who performs under the name Brinx Billions is seeking more than $200 million in damages from the rapper, Universal Music Group, Young Money, and Cash Money, according to TMZ. Billions reportedly wrote a similar version in 2016 and he claimed Nicki 'ripped off' his song for bop on her 2018 album, Queen. In documents obtained by the publication, Brinx alleged that Nicki told him it would be extremely marketable and become a global hit. He reportedly wrote the specific lyrics 'It ain't such a thing as broke and handsome.' Billions also claimed 'her song also has similar music, musical notes, musical arrangement, musical beats and musical rhythm.' ...
Famous Finnish Guitarist, Alexi Laiho Dies At 41
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Famous Finnish Guitarist, Alexi Laiho Dies At 41

The frontman for Finnish metal band Children of Bodom and supergroup Bodom After Midnight, Alexi Laiho, has died at 41, his management told CNN. “It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Alexi Laiho,” a statement released by Napalm Records, on behalf of Bodom After Midnight, said. “We are absolutely devastated and heartbroken for the sudden loss of our dear friend and band member,” the statement, signed by bandmates Daniel, Mitja and Waltteri, added. A statement on Laiho’s official Facebook page said the musician died in his Helsinki home last week, adding that he suffered from long-term health issues during his last years. Laiho was the guitarist and vocalist of metal band Children of Bodom, which was formed in 1993 under the name I...
Mercy Eke showers praises on Anita Joseph on her birthday
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Mercy Eke showers praises on Anita Joseph on her birthday

  Popular reality star, Mercy Eke has rained praises on the actress, Anita Joseph who is celebrating her 36th birthday today 4th of January 2021. The actress who was born on the 4th of January 1985 took to social media to share stunning photos of herself coupled with loads of prayers. CEO of Lambo homes, Mercy Eke, however, took to Instagram to laud the Anita Joseph with a heartwarming note. Sharing photos of the celebrant, she wrote; “Happy birthday to my dearest @anitajoseph8 🥰🥰 aka Mother Hen 😍 Olagunju🥰 Ngalakwesili🙌 OYinkanSola🥂 Ifenkili🌶 Okwuluokalisia🔥 You are a definition of through thick and thin🥰 only a few of you knows” Mercy is human”😍 Mother Hen , I really appreciate the kindness and love you have shown me❤️ I pray for God unending F...
‘Charlie’s Angels’ Actress, Tanya Roberts, Dies At 65
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‘Charlie’s Angels’ Actress, Tanya Roberts, Dies At 65

Charlie’s Angels actress and Bond girl, Tanya Roberts, has died on Sunday at the age of 65. TMZ reports that Tanya collapsed on returning from walking her dogs on Christmas Eve. She was rushed to a hospital where she was placed on a ventilator before she died. The cause of her death has not been revealed, however, it is said to be non-COVID-19 related. “I’m devastated. She was brilliant and beautiful and I feel like a light has been taken away. To say she was an angel would be at the top of the list. She was the sweetest person you’d ever meet and had a huge heart. She loved her fans, and I don’t think she realized how much she meant to them,” her longtime friend Mike Pingel told The Hollywood Reporter. Tanya who starred as Stacey Sutton in the James Bond movie ‘A View to a...
Vanessa Mdee narrates how fans trolled her for referring to Rotimi as ‘future husband’
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Vanessa Mdee narrates how fans trolled her for referring to Rotimi as ‘future husband’

Vanessa Mdee did not have an easy time especially after ex Juma Jux left her for an Asian woman. Well, judging from how mean Tanzanian fans can be, let’s just say Vanessa went through what many would teen as hell on earth. For some reason, ex Juma Jux did not want to tone done on the showing off; and till date many believe his ‘childish’ ways are the reason he lost a woman like Vanessa Mdee to Mr Rotimi. However although she was mocked, judged by Jux’ friends and a few fans here and there; but Mdee continued to hold her head high until she finally got to meet Rotimi; and in 2 days she was sure that this was the man she was meant to be with. Well after a year of dating and living together; Vanessa Mdee’s dream of getting married to Rotimi has finally come true as seen online. Well,...
Kanye West named Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist Of 2020 ahead of Kirk Franklin
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Kanye West named Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist Of 2020 ahead of Kirk Franklin

Kanye West has been named Billboard‘s Top Gospel Artist of 2020 and is also the Top Male Gospel Artist of 2020.   The publication announced Yeezy’s latest achievements on Thursday night, December 3.   On the list of entertainers for the Top Gospel Artist chart, Kanye beat out Kirk Franklin at No. 2, Tasha Cobbs Leonard at No. 3, Sunday Service Choir at No. 4,  Travis Greene at No. 5, Marvin Sapp at No. 6, Kierra Sheard at No. 7, Koryn Hawthorne at No. 8, Maverick City Music at No. 9, and Jonathan McReynolds at No. 10.   As for Top Male Gospel Artist, Kanye beat out Kirk Franklin who sits at No. 2, Travis Green at No. 3, Marvin Sapp at No. 4, and Jonathan McReynolds at No. 5.   In the report, Billboard said:   West’s 2019 album, his f...