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Nigerian-American singer, Jidenna has signed a groundbreaking deal with three giant music houses for the launch and distribution of his debut album “Long Live The Chief.   The recording artist signed the deal with Epic Records, Sony Music West Africa and Sony Music South Africa. The three music houses will push his album to ensure […]

The MTV Video Music Awards will honour pop diva Rihanna with its Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, which recognizes an artist’s cultural impact. Rihanna will receive the award and perform at the annual awards extravaganza to take place on the twenty-eighth of August at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The twenty-eight-year-old has emerged as one […]

Bow Wow, real name, Shad Moss is retiring from rap music at the age of twenty-nine. The “Bounce With Me” rapper announced in a series of tweets. In another post, he confirmed that his next album will be titled NYLTH and that it will be executive produced by the man who discovered him as a […]

All is set for some Nigerian musicians to join their Indian counterparts to celebrate the first and much-anticipated ‘Festival of India’ on Saturday, the thirteenth of August, 2016, at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos. On the list are Nigerian Superstar Davido, Fuji maestro Pasuma Wonder, Alhaji Sulaimon Adio Atawewe, Gospel star Sammie Okposo, legendary flutist […]

The next edition of Badagry Festival will hold between the twentieth of August and the twenty-seventh of August 2016. The Chief Organizer of the festival, Mr Babatunde Mesewaku, told newsmen in Badagry on Thursday that the theme of this year’s edition is titled “African Diaspora and the Future of Africa’’.   He stated that this […]

Edinburgh’s cultural festivals are officially kicking off, with thousands of events taking place. For the next three weeks the city will host the International Festival, the Fringe and the Military Tattoo. The Fringe remains the world’s largest arts festival with three thousand, two hundred and sixty-nine shows at two hundred and ninety-four venues. Meanwhile, the […]

US rock star Meat Loaf is stable and in good condition after collapsing on stage during a concert in Canada. Video footage from Thursday’s concert in Edmonton shows the singer, whose real name is Marvin Lee Aday, falling on stage during his performance.   Earlier in the week he had cancelled shows in Moose Jaw […]

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) says it has commenced a nationwide clampdown on marketers who distribute unwholesome and uncensored films in Nigeria. This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday by the NFVCB Director of Operations in Abuja, Mr Cornel Agim. Agim said the defaulters include unlicensed distributors […]

A prominent Angolan rapper has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison for planning a rebellion against President Jose Eduardo dos Santos. Luaty Beirao was sentenced by a court in the capital, Luanda, along with 16 other activists who were given jail terms of between two and eight years. Amnesty International said they had been […]

The first round of presenters for the upcoming twenty-fifth annual MTV Movie Awards has been announced. Model Gigi Hadid, actor Zac Efron, as well as “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” duo Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain are confirmed to present MTV’s Golden Popcorn awards. Also on hands to announce winners at the April tenth event are […]


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