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We had earlier reported that Tim Dakolo was slammed with a lawsuit by Majek Fashek's team for re-making his hit track "Send Down The Rain" without proper permission.The project fame winner, Timi has since insisted that he had paid for the copyright and so does not understand why he...
Shake Body crooner, Raoul John Njeng-Njen popularly known as Skales covers the Sunday Plus published inside Nigerian Tribune newspaper.In the recent issue, the Baseline act speaks of his hit single Temper ft Burna Boy, his relationship with Wizkid and also his sophomore album which is almost ready for release.According to Skales, his album would...
One of our favorite indigenous singers, 9ice will always be remembered for his hit song "Gongo Aso" in the early millennium. Although the singer's fame has waned a little, one thing that separates him from his colleagues is his unique voice. In a chat with Sunday Scoop 9ice spoke on how far...
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Arguably the biggest rapper to emanate from western Nigeria, Olamide oozes out a lot of inspiration for "boys in the hood". He happens to be one of the most consistent Nigerian artistes out there, churning out albums regularly in the past five years. Hardly anything is known or heard about...
Audu Maikori and boss at Chocolate City has been reportedly released from custody. About 24 hours ago, the internet was clogged up with news of the arrest of the Chocolate City boss in Lagos by men of the Nigerian police force. In the same vein, an online protest against his detention...
Last night the entire blogosphere was thrown in a frenzy when the arrest of Audu Maikori, former Chocolate City's President came to light.However, Maikori's partner and Choc City co-founder, Paul Okeugo has responded to the arrest by releasing a statement saying his partner is not the type to spread...
South African hip hop recording artist and record producer Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, known as AKA and his Bae, Bonang Matheba are no longer an item.The Run Jozi rapper took to Twitter making series of tweets and an official announcement."Sad to announce that myself & @bonang_m have broken up. We tried...
Former Chocolate City Boss and lawyer, Audu Maikori has been arrested by the police. According to many reports, he was arrested based on tweets he posted a few months ago about attacks in Southern Kaduna that turned out to be false. His lawyer gave a statement indicating the circumstances...
Nigerian born American rapper and singer, Jidenna has finally released "The Chief" album.The Chief album contains over 14 tracks which features the likes of Janelle Monáe, St. Beauty,  Nana Kwabena and Roman GianArthur.Jidenna who subtly became a household name in Nigeria and worldwide won our hearts with his track "Classic Man".Sequel...
Famously called Arewa Mafia, Classiq has landed his first major endorsement deal with Pepsi Cola.The Anfara rapper has joins the bigger dogs, the Like of Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and a couple others.He made the announcement via an Instapost.He posted a photo with the caption "Screamsssssss!!!Tells self to calm...
Veteran Musician, 9ice has joined the likes of Mavin Records and Iyanya to sign with Temple Management Company.The deal which was signed and sealed on Thursday 16th, 2017 at the corporate office of the company in Victoria Island, Lagos was witnessed by representatives of both parties.CEO/ Founder TMC, Idris Olorunnimbe highlighted...
Good times are here for Ice Prince as he continues to attract more money for himself. 2013 BET "Best International Act: Africa" Ice Prince has been unveiled as the first African Ambassador of D'usse cognac. An excited Ice Prince couldn't hide his excitement as he signed the papers to become the D'usse's...
Tinny Entertainment lead music act, Ycee, has secured another major endorsement deal to his name. The "Link Up" crooner has become the latest Hennessy ambassador. The new deal will see Ycee join Kiss Daniel as a brand ambassador for  Hennessy X.O Cognac. The Headies Awards 2016 "Next Rated" nominee shared the...
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Popular music channel MTV Base has released its official "Ones To Watch" list and Nigeria's very own Mr. Eazi, Wale Turner, Ric Hassani, Mayorkun to mention a few have been enlisted.As described by Monde Twala, Vice President, BET, Youth & Music, VIMN Africa, the "Ones To Watch" list anticipates great things...
TripleMG boss Ubi Franklin has been having serious marital problems for quite some time now. Reports that the celebrity marriage between music mogul Ubi Franklin and Nollywood actress Lilian Esoro crashed was all over the internet last year. The marriage hit the rocks in less than a year the couples...
Selena Gomez and The Weeknd also known as StarBoy, have been an item for quiet sometime now and while the Trilogy crooner is set to turn 27 on the 16th of February, Selena has surprised him with an early birthday party.Although the Hands To Myself singer was absent at...