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Tiwa Savage's "Sex Tape": “I am that crazy I could put it out myself”

Tiwa Savage Speaks About Leaked “Sex Tape”

When issues rise in Africa, whether centered within or outside the continent, people talk to us. One that sparked millions of people opening their mouths at any given opportunity is the recent story of Africa’s award-winning and globally known Afrobeat singer signed to Universal Music Group, Tiwa Savage. A “sex tape” of “her” and “boyfriend” …

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THE HEADIES XPLORE 2020: AFRICA'S BIGGEST AWARD SHOW WINNERS

THE HEADIES XPLORE 2020: AFRICA’S BIGGEST AWARD SHOW WINNERS

The 14th edition of Africa‘s biggest award, Headies, held virtually last night, 21 February 2021. The event was hosted by famous HipTV’s Nancy Isime and Nigerian comedian, Bovi. While entertaining viewers watching live from home, Bovi appeared quite simple making a bold statement with his EndSARS outfit. The event was initially scheduled for December last …

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ANGELIQUE KIDJO: Africa's Premier Diva

ANGELIQUE KIDJO: Africa’s Premier Diva

Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo, born July 14, 1960, is a Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. In 2007, Time magazine called her “Africa’s premier diva”. ANGELIQUE KIDJO: BACKGROUND Kidjo was born into a family of performing artists. Her father was …

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Omahlay and Tems

OMAHLAY AND TEMS: The joint dilemma that has nothing to do with hit songs

The Uganda Police Force announced the arrest of two Nigerian musicians creating high waves in the African music industry, Omahlay and Tems on its official Twitter and Facebook accounts. Real names; Stanley Omah Didia and Temilade Openiyi. Following the arrest, the Damn singer in cuffs with Tems informed his followers of the arrest on Twitter. …

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#ENDSARS: Singer, Flavour raises alarm over threat to life

Nigerian singer, Flavour, has raised the alarm over threat to his life. The singer took to his verified Twitter account to state that if anything happens to him or other #ENDSARS protesters, the Enugu State Government should be held accountable. The singer leads the #ENDSARS protest in Enugu with fellow entertainers KCee, Phyno, Masterkraft and …

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Burna Boy, Rema, nominated for MTV EMA

Contemporary musician, Burna Boy, and fast-rising Mavins record star, Rema Rema have been nominated for the 2020 MTV EMA awards under the Best African Act category, vanguard reports. Burna Boy, who won the category of Best African Act in 2019  has once again been nominated in the same category. Other African singers in the category include …

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Nigerian Musician, Wizkid collaborates with Puma to launch ‘Made In Lagos’

Wizkid has announced the release of his ‘Made In Lagos’ merch, a collaboration with sportswear brand, Puma. Pulse reports that this marks Wizkid’s second collaboration with a sportswear giant after he collaborated with Nike for his Wizkid FC merch in 2018. The headline merch looks like a football jersey with ‘Made In Lagos’ at its …

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Odushola Releases A New Track for Nigeria at 60

In commemoration of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, Temitope Odushola, a soul-lifting Gospel Artist and song writer has release a new track titled Green Nigeria.  The one minute 7seconds track preaches unification that breeds greener and better Nigeria.  In her statement, Temitope noted that, the song is a charge to Nigerians that united we stand, divided we …

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Nigerian Pop Star Yemi Alade plans to help women in new UN role

Nigerian pop star Yemi Alade has disclosed that she plans to use her new role as a United Nations goodwill ambassador to help vulnerable people especially women in her home country. Alade, 31, joined a list of celebrities including actor Antonio Banderas and footballer Didier Drogba as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development …

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Afrobeats is the future, says presenter, Sheila O

International broadcasting star and American of Nigerian descent, Sheila Okonji-Ashinze, simply known to her followers as ‘Sheila O’ has stated that Afrobeats is the future and the style is now being adapted by other artistes in other continent. “African music or Afrobeats is the future. The style is being adapted by a lot of A- …

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