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The music Industry is Demonic – Vanessa Mdee Speaks on Quitting Music
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The music Industry is Demonic – Vanessa Mdee Speaks on Quitting Music

Tanzanian music star, Vanessa Mdee went public with her decision of quitting music in her 29 minutes Podcast "Deep Dive with Vanessa Mdee".  According to Mdee, the music industry is demonic and she is currently working on being an advocate of honesty, beauty and what facing your demons can do for you. She said; “I don’t know who needs to hear this, but my mission is to be a light. I know that I would probably disappoint a few people and that’s Okay, I know that my fans don’t wanna hear this but guess what am never be too far away from you, trust me. The reason why I had to leave the industry is because I needed to choose my life, the music industry is demonic. People will tell you half-truth about what really goes on, and the truth is I just wanna be an advocate for honesty an...
Chioma Go Born My 4Th Child In Few Months’ – Davido Announces Amid Cheating Saga
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Chioma Go Born My 4Th Child In Few Months’ – Davido Announces Amid Cheating Saga

In a post by controversial Nigerian actor, Uche Maduagwu on his verified Instagram account, the thespian indicated that he had a telephone conversation with Davido after their conversation he came to a candid conviction that Davido has not impregnated any woman anywhere in the world. According to Uche Maduagwu, the DMW Records founder told him Chioma is his last stop. He wrote; (Update) Davido told me a lot of people in the #music industry are not #happy that he is getting married to an Igbo woman. My people, is it a crime for a Yoruba man to fall in #love with an igbo lady and plan to #marry her? If his father and entire #family members accept Chioma, wetin concern Agbero with overload? Stop paying people to spread #fakenews against Davido to spoil his #wedding plans for C...
Grammy Renames Controversial ‘Urban Contemporary’ Category
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Grammy Renames Controversial ‘Urban Contemporary’ Category

The Recording Academy, the organization behind the Grammy awards on Wednesday June 10 announced a number of changes to its category names, including changing "urban contemporary" to "progressive R&B." The announcement was made amid growing criticism of the term “urban” which generalized genres including hip-hop and R&B, belittling the innovation of black music. The Recording Academy said the changes had been made to ensure its awards were "inclusive and reflect[ed] the current state of the music industry".   The statement read in part; “The renamed category is intended to highlight albums that include the more progressive elements of R&B and may include samples and elements of hip-hop, rap, dance, and electronic music. It may also incorporate production ele...
Burna Boy Seemingly Shades Davido over Greatest Singer Post’
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Burna Boy Seemingly Shades Davido over Greatest Singer Post’

Burna Boy made a suggestive post on social media, as he seemingly threw a shade at Davido over his ‘greatest singer of all time’ post. Taking to Twitter earlier this afternoon, Davido wrote that he and Wizkid are the greatest Nigerian singers of all time. He wrote; “The 2 greatest of all time ! No Billed cap” In reaction to his post, many fans were quick to point out that Davido omitted Burna Boy – who had earlier referred to himself as the best. Not quite long after Davido made his post, Burna Boy took to Instagram to make a post of his, that suggested he was throwing a shade. Burna wrote on his Insta stories; ‘you cannot play football, everybody knows you cannot play football and you are an embarrassment to the team But your daddy bought the football team. “ T...
Singer, Muma Gee Reveals Why She Took A Break From Music
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Singer, Muma Gee Reveals Why She Took A Break From Music

Nigerian singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, fashion designer, television personality and politician, Gift Iyumame Eke, professionally known as Muma Gee, meaning “do good Gift”, revealed why she isn’t constant into singing in the music industry in an interview According to an interview with Sunday Sun, The beautiful actress spoke on her decision to come back to the music scene saying; ”Practically, if you permit me to speak from another person’s point of view, I would describe the new Muma Gee as a sensational stylistic music icon, who is more contemporary and urbane, though Afrocentric as she promotes the African culture. “Through her new genre, Soundafric, she is set to storm the world after the Covid19 lockdown. She is back hotter and better with her throwback Afro hair ...
Nigerian Artistes Always Pass Through Ghana To Blow – Ghanaian Artiste, Stoneboy
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Nigerian Artistes Always Pass Through Ghana To Blow – Ghanaian Artiste, Stoneboy

Ghanaian Afropop, dance hall and reggae singer. He is the CEO of Burniton Music Group, Livingstone Etse Satekla, better known by his stage name Stonebwoy had a live video session with OAP dotun talking about Nigerian artiste and how the make it in the music industry. According to him, The Afropop, dance hall and reggae singer said Nigerian artistes always pass through Ghana to blow because there is a blessing here in Ghana. But no Ghanaian has to go through Nigeria to make it. He also calls out Mr. Eazi about having fame in Ghana before coming to Nigeria. Video below   View this post on Instagram   Nigerian artistes always pass through Ghana to blow - Ghanaian artiste, Stoneboy A post shared by Instablog9ja...
‘I Don’t Pay For Awards’ – Brymo Tells Troll
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‘I Don’t Pay For Awards’ – Brymo Tells Troll

Nigerian singer, songwriter and author, Brymo tells fans and followers his all about good song and lyrics in the music industry A twitter user identified as @FemiDenning replied the singer: And yOU wey dey do everything pass don collect grammy abi BET. Guy drink water and give us good music,we no send you to go tear shirt for street. Brymo wrote Dem offer me nomination to some of these awards at a price… I no dey pay for awards…. so sit down.. Tweets below Dem offer me nomination to some of these awards at a price... I no dey pay for awards.... so sit down.. https://t.co/24dkGEoaOy — Ọláwálé Ọlọ́fọọ̀rọ̀ (@BrymOlawale) May 2, 2020
When I Started Music, I Didn’t Think It Was Going To Be Big – Davido
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When I Started Music, I Didn’t Think It Was Going To Be Big – Davido

Nigerian musician Davido has admitted he least expected his music career to be big when he started. 10 years in the music industry and Davido is considered as one of the best to come out of Africa. He has won several local and international awards including BET best international act. Davido can also boast of having worked high-profile musicians such as Chris Brown, Meek Mill and Wale. “When I started music, I didn’t think it was going to go big, I was doing it just to do music,” he said Instagram Live interview. “Over time, money started coming. “My daddy was a disciplinarian, I didn’t even know my dad had that much money. “I was on the run for like three months, cause my dad found out I was not in school for a whole year.”
“How Will The Industry Survive Without Shows” – D’Banj Expresses His Concern Over COVID-19 Lockdown
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“How Will The Industry Survive Without Shows” – D’Banj Expresses His Concern Over COVID-19 Lockdown

D’banj has come on Twitter to share his thoughts on the effect of the lockdown on the Music Industry and how it will survive without shows. D’banj said he loves how people are keeping themselves busy with challenges trending on the Internet, saying it shows who we are, what we have and what we can do. He said that what worries him the most is how the creative Industry which includes Music, Film, Comedy and the rest will survive Financially without Shows and physical performances. Since the Coronavirus became a pandemic, it has affected shows and concerts leading to shows either being cancelled or postponed. As performing or organizing shows is how most creatives survive, D’banj‘s fear is understandable. Nigerian artists whose shows had to be cancelled or postponed be...
8 Nigerian Entertainment Events Cancelled Because Of Coronavirus
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8 Nigerian Entertainment Events Cancelled Because Of Coronavirus

As Coronavirus keep wailing stronger, Many activities like sports, schools, Music Industry and many other social gathering have been shut down as a result of the virus but we bring you the 5 Nigeria Music Concerts that have been cancelled due to the outbreak of Coronavirus. music concerts Here are five major Music concerts that have been cancelled due to the outbreak of Coronavirus. 1. AfroNation Puerto Rico AfroNation was scheduled to start by 18th March with WizKid, Davido, Yemi Alade, Rick Ross as headliners, but now with the advent of the pandemic Corona Virus, the Puerto Rican Government declared a state of emergency and barred any mass gathering of people. The organizers had no choice but to cancel and refund ticket money. 2. Davido's A Good Time Tour After rel...
VIDEO: “Nobody can say they paved way for Burna Boy” – Tuface
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VIDEO: “Nobody can say they paved way for Burna Boy” – Tuface

Popular Nigerian artiste, Tuface has took to his social media page to talk about Burna Boy.. The singer reacted to Burna Boy claim about being the best after the legend Fela Kuti. Furthermore, Burna took to his Twitter page to state again that no one paved the way for him in the music industry. He also calimed for now he’s the best. Reacting to this, Tuface in an interview where he revealed that no one can claim they paved way for Burna Boy. Below is the clip from the interview: 2BABA’s take on the Burna Boy “Nobody paved the way for me” matter. pic.twitter.com/rUKWPReRUa — giant (@rarezaddy) March 15, 2020
Drug Barons and Yahoo Boys are Investing in Nigerian Music Industry –  Zaaki Azzay
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Drug Barons and Yahoo Boys are Investing in Nigerian Music Industry – Zaaki Azzay

Veteran singer, Zaaki Azzay, has alleged that the Nigerian music industry as of today, is driven by investments from drug barons and Internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys. Zaaki who is famous for his 1996 hit song ‘Na Me Go Marry Am’, said this in a fresh interview with Premium Times. When asked to rate new generation singers, the Benue state-born said some Nigerian artistes are talented but lack good content. According to him, ''singers who are not really talented, come into the industry with money gotten from drugs or blood money and they just make so much noise.'' He alleged that some musicians are using music as coverup for their drug business. Right now, it is not about getting a good song, or whether your video is good or your song is nice. It is not about that...
I Am The Most Sought After In The Music Industry, Thank God I didn’t Listen To My Mum – Zlatan Ibile
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I Am The Most Sought After In The Music Industry, Thank God I didn’t Listen To My Mum – Zlatan Ibile

Popular rapper named Zlatan Ibile has made known how his mother discouraged him not to follow his music career and to venture into another thing promising. He was thankful that he didn’t listen to his mother who could have disrupted his plans. He said, “currently I am the most sought after in the music industry”. He boast of how he had replaced popular olamide the rapper ever since he came to limelight. He further stated that, who could have known that he would have made it this far in life. He urged the younger generation to always follow their hearts and stay true to themselves. Being focused and not distracted by his mum’s advise has made him somebody today.
I Had A Sponsor Ready to Buy Me A 4-Bedroom Apartment and Take Me On Amerian Tour But A Popular Musician Lied About Me So I Lost the Chance – Empress Gifty Reveals
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I Had A Sponsor Ready to Buy Me A 4-Bedroom Apartment and Take Me On Amerian Tour But A Popular Musician Lied About Me So I Lost the Chance – Empress Gifty Reveals

Gifty Osei has once again given an example of the betrayal she has suffered during her time in the music industry, particularly from people she thought were her friends. Empress has many times complained about backstabbing being rife in the industry and even revealed times she has cried because of betrayal. In an appearance on Hitz Fm today, she also revealed how a friend once destroyed her chance with a sponsor by lying about her to the person. “One thing I regret doing is introducing my destiny helper to my friend,” Gifty said on the show Daybreak Hitz. “There are certain people who comes as angels but they are your worst enemies. One person was ready to buy me 4-bedroom apartment, American tour, and more, only for me to lose all of that. The person who caused it is moving ...
God Told Me To Replace Naira Marley – Alo Innas
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God Told Me To Replace Naira Marley – Alo Innas

Marlians are everywhere... The devil has succeeded., he has successfully planted a seed in the music industry with the name naira Marley. Well the Good news is that God has chosen me to deliver his sheep's, those who are willing of course.. You see he loves you so much... My name is Alo innas.. I had a dream and God told me he wants me to replace Naira Marley... He's not happy with the negative influence., he told me to Go out and make a positive difference.. So if you are a christian and you truly believe in God.. Then am your new messiah in this industry...
‘My First Album Sold Over A Million In Hard Copy’ – Singer, Danny Young
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‘My First Album Sold Over A Million In Hard Copy’ – Singer, Danny Young

Nigerian Afropop singer, Danny Young has once again bragged about his achievement in the music industry. The singer also recently stole the limelight when he sued Tiwa Savage for copyright infringement over his 2009 hit single ‘Oju Tiwon” which the diva used in her 2018 song “One” without expressed consent of the Ondo State-born artiste. In a recent interview with Showtime, the singer hinted that his first studio album ‘The One’ sold over a million in hard copies. Speaking, he said in part: “I came into prominence in 2006 after releasing my first hit song “Welcome” featuring Lord of Ajasa, with which I released my debut album “The One,” released under the platform of BigDeal Entertainment. The song became a banger, causing a massive impact in Africa, especially in Nigeria and So...
Fantana pose in front of a Benz, says “she is taking over the music industry”
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Fantana pose in front of a Benz, says “she is taking over the music industry”

Ruftown Records signee Francine Koffie popularly known as Fantana has outdoor her newest ride,  Benz S Class. Fantana has started the year off well with some positive vibes. Fantana, who couldn’t hide her joy upon acquiring her new 2020 tear rubber Benz S class took to her Instagram page to flaunt it. In the picture, beautiful Fantana is seen wearing hot black attire with a charming smile on her face with caption: “2020 I am TAKING Over the Ghana Music Industry” #AhmiDat #FantanaArmy #CapoTana #SClass  
‘Nigerian Musicians Like P’square, DJ Spinal, Others May Be Assassinated’ – Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi
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‘Nigerian Musicians Like P’square, DJ Spinal, Others May Be Assassinated’ – Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi

The leader of God’s Crown Chapel, Ghana, Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi has asked Psquare, DJ Spinal, DJ Blaze and DJ Perez to pray against assassination. The prophet made this known in a viral video with claims that the revelation was given to him by God. According to him, “And I asked God what is this? And God said there is an attack coming after the music industry in Nigeria. “And I saw some popular people that were being assassinated in the music industry of the Nigerians. “With all due respect as the voice of God and the mouth-piece of the lord, this message needs to be carried to them and they have to be fortified in their prayer. “In the music industry of Nigeria, there’s a wind that is blowing demonically entering into the music industry. “Some of them are the bread-...
Rapper Fena Gitu blasts fellow Kenyan artists for missing her album launch
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Rapper Fena Gitu blasts fellow Kenyan artists for missing her album launch

Only four Kenyan artists attended Fena Gitu’s album launch a thing that really broke her heart. In a recent tweet, the rapper blasted fellow artists saying the reason why the music industry is not growing is because artists don’t care about each other. She went on to say that just like guys snubed her event, they also did the same with Elani who launched their album on Wednesday. “KENYAN ARTISTS BARELY SHOW UP FOR FELLOW ARTISTS. There were like 4 artists (one who is my best friend so it doesn’t count) at my listening party, and a handful last night @elanimuziki’s listening party. Na tunataka fans watusupport. Anyway, album ni ya mafans, ama?” Tweeted Fena Gitu.
How Mad Melon Died – Mountain Black of ‘Danfo Drivers’ Music Group
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How Mad Melon Died – Mountain Black of ‘Danfo Drivers’ Music Group

Mountain Black, one-half of the music group, Danfo Drivers, has said that the music industry neglected his recently deceased colleague, Mad Melon, before his death. Shortly after news of the artiste’s demise hit the Internet, many artistes posted his picture on social media, mourning his death. In a chat with Saturday Beats, Mountain Black said, “Yes, he was neglected (by the music industry). We became popular in 2003, and we had been managing ourselves since then. I believe that with God, all things are possible. We believed in ourselves, and that is why we were still relevant in the industry till now. The industry is very wide; you can fix yourself anywhere and make your money. We were, also, both involved in transportation business.” On the nature of Mad Melon’s illness, Bl...
How Are The P-Square Brothers Faring Musically, 3 Years After Their Breakup?
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How Are The P-Square Brothers Faring Musically, 3 Years After Their Breakup?

It’s always been confirmed that Groups who split after been together for so long never survive another milestone of their career, and this is evident with music groups such as 4×4, Praye, Wutah, VIP and the likes.. The news of P Square Music Break Up came as a shock to music lovers and Fans of the Music Group and Duo “P Square”, however many patrons in the Music Industry tried talking the Twin Musicians out of this Dangerous Decision and Path, but all attempts were unheeded. They continued with their Decision to Break Up citing reasons that even Twins have their own differences and each one must go Solo on their career to circumvent further future quarrels and Misunderstandings. Well, 3 years down memory lane, both Artist have gone Solo, released couples of Music and projects....
People hate on me in this industry because my father has money – Davido says in new video, asks his haters to suck his d**k
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People hate on me in this industry because my father has money – Davido says in new video, asks his haters to suck his d**k

Davido in a new video shared on his Instastories, accused his colleagues in the music industry of hating on him because his father, Adedeji Adeleke, is wealthy. The 26-year-old award winning singer pointed out that people should not forget the fact that he works very hard and has delivered several hit songs in his seven years in the music industry. He asked all his haters to come suck his d**k. In his words Yes I want to thank all my brothers and sisters, my fans, people that have supported me. I am already used to this industry. Seven years now and nobody supports me, its just hate, from morning till night. because of what? my papa get money (sic). I work hard, i deliver hits. I take care of my people. So if you have a problem with me, suck ma d**k'''. Watch his video below ...
Lil-Win Hints On Collaborating With American Rapper, Lil Wayne
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Lil-Win Hints On Collaborating With American Rapper, Lil Wayne

Shatta Wale’s collaboration with Beyonce is pushing the rest of the artistes in the Ghanaian music industry to mount pressure on some of the A-listed American musicians. Sarkodie recently hinted on collaborating with Hollywood actor and singer Idris Elba on his yet-be-released Album, “Black Love”. Kumawood comic actor-turned musician, Kwadwo Nkansah better known in the entertainment industry as Lil-win has also disclosed that he will soon be dropping a banger with his godfather, the American popular rapper, Dwayne Michael Cartar Jr. who’s widely known as Lil Wayne. “Soon @LilTunechi will tweet about our collaboration and Ghana will be standing still”, Lilwin tweeted.
Why Artistes’ Preference For Singles Over Albums Is Increasing
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Why Artistes’ Preference For Singles Over Albums Is Increasing

Beyond the numerous hit singles, the exciting videos, the magical performances that characterize the careers of successful artists, the great albums that these artists create form part of their career highlights. For instance, it is almost impossible to detail Wande Coal’s career without a mention of the success of the Mushin 2 Mo’Hits album. Likewise, Tuface’s illustrious career would be made light without a testament to the impact of the Grass to Grace album. It is a lore: great artists have great albums to show in their catalogue. This long-existing belief is increasingly being reassessed in the scheme of things today, as the music industry continues to experience a technology-driven evolution which has changed the pattern of music consumption on a global scale. The heightened sp...
Why I unfollowed Lyta and made him exit YBNL – Olamide
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Why I unfollowed Lyta and made him exit YBNL – Olamide

YBNL boss, rapper Olamide has issued a statement on why he unfollowed music artiste Lyta and also allowed him to exit his record label. Read statement below. 1. LYTA CLAIMS HE HAS SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO SIGN HIM Olamide said Lyta told him he has someone who wants to sign him and requested he wants to leave and he gave him his blessings. Olamide said even though he knows Lyta was lying, he still wished him well regardless and then Lyta goes about saying different Negative things about him. 2. LABEL CALENDAR/MUSIC RELEASE PLAN Every label with 2 or more artistes has a Calendar that they follow in order to push the various artistes for equality sake and it seems Lyta was not cool with that. According to Baddo, if one keep pushing just 1 Artiste only, how would the label and eve...
Tiwa Savage is bigger than the Kenyan music industry – Uche Maduagwu
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Tiwa Savage is bigger than the Kenyan music industry – Uche Maduagwu

Controversial and outspoken Nigerian actor Uche Maduagwu has said that Tiwa Savage is way bigger than Kenyan Music Industry. He stated this in reaction to Victoria Kimani’s beef with the Nigerian songstress. Recall that Victoria Kimani who is Kenyan, recently called out Tiwa Savage, whom she blamed for blocking her progress in the music industry and also alleged that she works as an escort to rich men. Reacting to the beef, Uche Maduagwu shared on social media: @victoriakimani Humble yourself because @tiwasavage is bigger than the whole of Kenya music industry… My dear, if you are that spectacular or your songs are that “great”, why do you bring it over to Nigeria to promote it? First of all, @tiwasavage is like a big sister to me, just got off the phone with my sister also, enou...
Mo Benjamin steps out with ‘Sink Or Swim’
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Mo Benjamin steps out with ‘Sink Or Swim’

A graduate of the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, Mo, makes a bold appearance into the Afropop and alternative music scene with this heartfelt, thoughts provoking song produced by the ace music producer, Mela. However, the video was directed by the astute Nigerian filmmaker, Blessing Uzzi, of Eccentric Media and the brain behind Cobhams Asoquo’s Starlight video. ‘Sink or Swim’ reveals Mo’s artistry and creative intelligence which is not always associated with a newcomer in the scene. His lyrics show the two multi-faceted choices life and its hurdles throws at us. With his critical music studies and consciousness, the talented singer understands what good music is and is here to contribute his style and knowledge to the rising scene of alternative musicians in Nigeria. With his em...
I’m Not a One-hit Wonder – Mr Real
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I’m Not a One-hit Wonder – Mr Real

Nigerian singer Mr Real has rebuffed the claims in some quarters he is a one-hit wonder after he has refused to convince his fans with another hit after his 2017 song Legbegbe. In a chat with The Punch, he however stated that he has so much to offer the music industry and the most important thing is to remain relevant. He stated, “Anyone who thinks I’m a one-hit wonder is not God because I know what I have and I believe in myself. If you always expect your next song to be bigger than the last, you may not release songs again. 2Baba has released many great songs but none is bigger than African Queen. As artistes, we just have to continue doing our best. It is only God who makes hit songs. For me, I think the most important thing is to remain relevant.”
New Video: Kenyan Girl – Otile Brown
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New Video: Kenyan Girl – Otile Brown

Otile Brown has added another feather to his artistic hat and his latest jam is dope. He is simply appreciating Kenyan women in the song titled Kenyan Girl. He mentions some of the top female names from the media industry to music to the beauty industry. He even mentions his ex-lover Vera Sidika’s name and many are speculating that he is still in love with her even after the nasty break up. In part of the video, Otile even goes around the streets giving flowers to women among them beggars and takes photos with female fans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qH5gs1W0A7I
No love Exists in the Music Industry – Chinko Ekun
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No love Exists in the Music Industry – Chinko Ekun

Chinko Ekun in a new interview talked about his fellow acts and his career, as he further maintained that no love exists in the music industry.Chinko Ekun who also talked about what he has learnt so far on his journey to stardom, stated that one must never give up, no matter how hard it seems. The ‘Able God’crooner; Sadly, I have learnt that there is no love in this industry. When you are an artiste who is struggling to make a name, people act like you don’t exist; and it’s awful because it is people you don’t expect such from that are guilty of that act. When you succeed and your name is everywhere, everybody suddenly recognizes your existence. That is not love. But on a brighter note, the greatest lesson I have learnt is that you must never give up, no matter how hard it seems...
Nigerians Are ‘Sharper’ Than Ghanaians – Paul Okoye
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Nigerians Are ‘Sharper’ Than Ghanaians – Paul Okoye

Nigerian singer, Paul Okoye of the defunct Psquare group has given his reason on why Nigerians are ‘sharper’ than Ghanaians in music. Paul Okoye who turned up for an interview on WGHC Radio, was asked why Nigerian music stays relevant even when they polish sounds from other countries like Ghana. Here is a video of the Nigerian singer responding to the question below; This is coming after Ghanaian Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale threw shades at Nigerian singer, Timaya calling him a shame.  Shatta Wale says it is a shame that the music industry has an artiste like Timaya, adding that he should be out there, selling plantain chips. This was sequel to a fan’s comment calling Timaya the king of african dancehall, following controversies that trailed Wale’s statement on Wizkid. The fan @te...
Lil Kesh Replies Show Promoter Who Said ‘You No Fit Blow Again’, Says ‘Go And Take Care Of Your Babymama’
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Lil Kesh Replies Show Promoter Who Said ‘You No Fit Blow Again’, Says ‘Go And Take Care Of Your Babymama’

There's a new beef brewing in the music industry between popular show promoter. Kogbagidi who called out Lil Kesh saying 'Kesh no fit blow again'. In a swift response, Lil Kesh replied him saying, 'stay true to yourself, stay happy always, you owe yourself that much. The internet is a town square, those who cannot take care of their baby mama will come and take out their anger on you. The lord will heal you'.
My Music Not The Cause Of Robbers’ Attack – Victor AD
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My Music Not The Cause Of Robbers’ Attack – Victor AD

Budding singer, Victor AD is at the moment carving a niche for himself in the over-saturated music industry. His song, Wetin we Gain, is undoubtedly one of the biggest tracks in the country currently. When the singer was recently attacked by armed robbers on his way to a show, many commentators online insinuated that his song, which glorified money-making, probably propelled the attackers into wanting to make money at all costs. However, in a chat with Sunday Scoop, Victor AD derided such talks. He said: “It was not something that I have been through before; that was my first time of being robbed. It wasn’t a palatable experience but I give God all the glory. It has nothing to do with my song. At the end of the day, everybody wants to make money. As long as we are here on earth, our...
‘I Came Into The Music Industry With Two Things, Davido Taught Me The Rest’ – Peruzzi
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‘I Came Into The Music Industry With Two Things, Davido Taught Me The Rest’ – Peruzzi

Not up to an hour after DMW Boss, Davido revealed he always won because anybody he ever came in contact with, It's either he wanted to see them win or he would point to them in the right direction to win, DMW artiste has opened up on his success story so far in the Nigerian music industry. He said he came into the industry with two things, his vibes and morals, and the rest he has learnt and done so far it was Davido that taught him, he further went on to say he is very grateful. Davido really deserves more accolades.
I’ll Continue Making Controversial Music- Falz
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I’ll Continue Making Controversial Music- Falz

Nigerian rapper, comic and actor, Folarin Falana, a.k.a Falz,  son of maverick human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has promised to continue making controversial and conscious music. In an interview with Channels Television, Falz, whose controversial video and audio of his  This is Nigeria was banned by  the Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation recently, said he is  working on a controversial and non-conformist album which will take the Nigerian music industry by storm when it is eventually released. According to the rapper who recently won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), there is the need to tell stories through conscious music and he is poised to set the pace by taking his controversial...
Get Familiar With The Face Of The New Kid On The Block PHATIAH
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Get Familiar With The Face Of The New Kid On The Block PHATIAH

Ojediran Fathia Kanyinsola, who goes by the stagename PHATIAH hails from Ogun State. She is a young and talented artiste who has vowed to impart knowledge, motivation and passion for self actualization to minds and hearts through music. She is being trained by her dad who runs the record label, Climax Records where she is signed into. Backed by a vast knowledge and understanding of the music industry terrain as exemplified by Climax Records through promotions and management of notable artistes, management of PHATIAH thrilled the crowd at a concert in Lasu alongside CDQ, she also performed at the One Lagos FiestaWith her brand of music which is set to fill a missing gap in the music industry, and with wholesome lyrics, coupled with her energetic display and enlivening stagecraft, PHATIA...
With God, I Can Be Bigger Than Wizkid, Olamide, Others —Fexsy Don
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With God, I Can Be Bigger Than Wizkid, Olamide, Others —Fexsy Don

After sharing the stage with big acts including Faze, style Plus, Gordons, I Go Dye, Akpororo, AY, and many other top shots in the music industry, fast rising rapper and singer, Emokhare Iloure Felix, aka Fexsy Don, believes he has paid his dues and is ready to rub shoulders with the likes of Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, others. In a chat with Showtime, The civil engineering graduate who is also the CEO of Fexsy Don Music Worldwide boasted that with his talent and the grace of God, he has all it takes to compete with heavyweight musicians ruling the music scene. “I’m a trillion percent sure; my confidence and believe has brought me this far and God has been very faithful. His grace has been leading me and I believe with him behind me and right in front of me the sky will only be the ...
Nollywood Director, Charles Uwagbai Opens Up-What It Takes To Make A Nigerian Film –
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Nollywood Director, Charles Uwagbai Opens Up-What It Takes To Make A Nigerian Film –

A Nigerian movie director has opened up, in a new interview, on what it really takes to make a Nigerian film. Charles Uwagbai is a Nigerian filmmaker and the brain behind some of Nollywood’s blockbuster movies like “Esohe, Okoro the prince”, “The ghost and the tout”, “Brother Jekwu”, “The Black Silhouette” among others. PREMIUM TIMES caught up with him at his Lagos office where he shared some of the intricacies of his industry and the business of filmmaking in Nigeria. PT: Is filmmaking all you have always wanted to do? Charles: Oh yes. Filmmaking is all I have always wanted to do. I started making films, rather, I shot my first film in 2010, a movie, an epic called “Okoro the prince.” The late Sam Loko starred in that movie as well. Alex Osifo and a host of other stars were ...
Singer Jemima Drops Afropop Song, ‘Agbarigo’
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Singer Jemima Drops Afropop Song, ‘Agbarigo’

Suzie Jenina Esimaje is an RnB/Afropop singer and choreographer from Itsekiri, Delta state Nigeria, who isn’t a stranger to the world of entertainment and goes by the stage name Jemima. Recently signed to Resq Records, Jemima is out with a sophomore single titled ‘Agbarigo’, produced by Puffy T. Jemima is no newbie to the music industry because her debut single ‘My Body’, produced by ace producer Del B, was a viral sensation. When she’s not teaching dance or working in the studio, Jemima also acts. She featured in two movies produced by Funke Akindele, Return Of Jenifa and Awon Okunrin. ‘Agbarigo’ is a mix of house and Afropop that gets you moving to its rhythm. This is just one of the many more tunes that would be served to us this year by Jemima.  ...
Toolz Drops Album Cover!!!
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Toolz Drops Album Cover!!!

It seems OAP Tolu Oniru popularly known as Toolz has joined the music industry. The curvy media personality shared a new photo on her IG page adding that it is her album cover and captioning the picture; #ALilDifferent #AlbumCover ?
Lil Kesh Is Not My Friend – Mavin Star, Reekado Banks Finally Opens Up On Their Relationship
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Lil Kesh Is Not My Friend – Mavin Star, Reekado Banks Finally Opens Up On Their Relationship

Mavin Records' music star Reekado Banks has finally opened up on his relationship with another colleague in the music industry, Lil Kesh and according to him, the YAGI boss is neither his friend nor is he his enemy. Reekado Banks has been asked many times if he had or has a cordial relationship with the latter, but he has never been opened about that. He was asked this time again in a radio  interview on SoundCity 98.5 FM, Lagos and he finally poured out his mind. If you recollect, last year, Reeky made an outburst at his ‘Thank You’ concert in Ibadan which was directed at Lil Kesh. Awazi asked him what occasioned the outburst. Reekado said he was stilled pained about the 2015 Headies Awards incident. He was asked again what was his current relationship status with Lil Kesh, he said h...
“How Banky W Blessed My Life And Made Me Famous” – Masterkraft Opens Up
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“How Banky W Blessed My Life And Made Me Famous” – Masterkraft Opens Up

One of the top producers in the music Industry, Masterkraft has opened up on how he became famous and one celebrity that had a major role to play in his life is Banky W. According to Saturday Beats, Masterkraft mentioned in an interview on how he was connected with the top R&B singer and after the first job, he promised to make him popular and he is glad that Banky W kept to his promise. “The turning point in my life came after I produced a song and they wanted to feature a rapper on it. They called MI and after he listened to it, he asked for the producer. He did not even believe that the song was produced in Nigeria. He later asked after me and when we met, he asked once more if I produced the song or copied it. At that point, I had to open my computer and show him my fil...
Beyonce’s Dad Says Bey’s Light Skin Helped Her Get More Famous
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Beyonce’s Dad Says Bey’s Light Skin Helped Her Get More Famous

He masterminded his talented daughter's rise to fame in Destiny's Child, before helping her get started on a solo career. Now Beyonce's father Mathew Knowles has spoken out about colorism in the music industry, saying that his superstar daughter and her sister Solange wouldn't be as famous if they had darker skin. Talking to Ebony, he said the biggest black female stars all had lighter skin. 'When it comes to Black females, who are the people who get their music played on pop radio? Mariah Carey, Rihanna, the female rapper Nicki Minaj, my kids [Beyonce and Solange],' he told Ebony magazine. Since parting ways with Beyonce professionally in 2011, African-American Knowles has reinvented himself as a college professor, and is promoting a new book about race relations, titled Racis...
DJ Cuppy To Women That Wish To Enter The Music Industry “Get Ready To Work Hard Or Go Home”
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DJ Cuppy To Women That Wish To Enter The Music Industry “Get Ready To Work Hard Or Go Home”

DJ Cuppy was interviewed by American media platform Hypebae towards the end of 2017 and her interview with them was quite interesting. Described as “bringing afro beats to the world”, DJ Cuppy spoke to the magazine about her journey as an afro beats ambassador and being a woman in the music industry. Read excerpts below. On women who plan on getting into the music industry: Talent and skill have no gender. Anyone that’s trying to go into anything should have genuine passion for it. My advice to any woman wishing to enter this industry is you need to get ready to work hard or go home. All great things take hard work and when you are a woman, you have to work twice as hard to achieve half as much. Hard work really means knowing your craft. In my case, that meant taking off my acrylic nail...
Mc Galaxy Features Latino Super Star, Nacho, In New single
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Mc Galaxy Features Latino Super Star, Nacho, In New single

Nigerian Singer, Mc Galaxy, has featured Grammy-award winning Latino artiste, Nacho, in a new single titled Uh La La. With the collaboration, MC Galaxy, whose real name is Innocent Udofot, has become the first Nigerian artiste to tap into the South American music industry. The singer has also signed a publishing deal with Universal Music Latin Entertainment, a division of Universal Music Group, which is a record company specialised in producing and distributing Latin Music in Mexico, United States and Puerto Rico. The track and video was released under Mc Galaxy’s record label, MCG Empire. Mc Galaxy rose to fame after winning a dance competition organized by Davido in 2012. Mc Galaxy shot into limelight in 2014 following the release of his first single, “Sekem”, under his label MCG En...
How Is ‘Mad Over You’ 3rd On The MTV Base List?
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How Is ‘Mad Over You’ 3rd On The MTV Base List?

So there's a little drama going on in the music industry at the moment. Last week, the MTV Base Roundtable to crown the hottest Naija tracks of 2017 was wrapped up and the song “If” by Davido claimed number spot. Coming right behind Davido’s “If” at Number 2 and 3 are Small Doctor’s “Penalty” and Runtown’s “Mad Over You” respectively. But the industry is not quite happy and female singer, Tiwa Savage took to her intsram to drop a couple of subliminals says, 'numbers don't lie, they never give credit, its not a disease to be female in the Naija music industry. 2018 will be for the fans only'. New numbers have also emerged that shows Runtown's smash hit song, 'Mad Over You' doing amazing numbers way ahead of others with on 57 million views, 7 million streams on spotify while IF by D...
You Need Money To Make It In The Nigerian Music Industry – Niniola
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You Need Money To Make It In The Nigerian Music Industry – Niniola

Singer Niniola, is steadily climbing to the number 1 spot in the music industry and we dare say she sure deserves that spot. In a chat with Factory78, the singer who just released her debut album said for anyone to make it in the industry, such a person must have enough money to invest in their career. In 2013 I went for a competition and I became the third runner-up and I got my prize money. With the prize money I invested in my career. I sought out one of the best producer Sarz and told him I wanted a hit song and that’s when I met my manager. “When you’re not in the music industry on the outside, you think talent would take you places but it’s not. My manager told me ‘you need funds to promote and print CD jackets’. “It’s a very capital intensive industry and so as an upc...
Mr 2Kay Is My King – Gifty
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Mr 2Kay Is My King – Gifty

Actress and former Big Brother Naija housemate Gifty Powers was recently interviewed at an event and in the quick chat with Goldmyne TV she talks about the fact that she is currently trying to find a way to utilize her vocals – which some people have told her is amazing. She also talks about Mr. 2Kay and how he is the king of the music industry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76decC04EVU