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Last week, Lagos based Events Company -R28 Events officially announced plans to bring Bobby Brown and his former boy band to Nigeria. With the event just a week away, the question many fans and industry practitioners have been asking is “How did R28 Events get Bobby Brown to come to Nigeria...
6 Nigerians pretty much dominated the only category they were eligible for in the Ghana Music Awards 2012 nomination list. The African Artist of the year category saw Dbanj, Naeto C, Duncan Mighty, IcePrince, MI & WizKid nominated along side Angolan star, Cabo Snoop.The event is scheduled to be...
Very interesting interview here with Channel O TV presenter, Derenle. In the interview he touches on the issues he had with SoundCity, his new gig at Channel O, and also his sexuality.Pretty interesting stuff. Definitely listen and enjoy.
Popular actor from the 80s tv show, The New Masquerade, James Iroha passed on today at the age of 70. There is no word on how he passed but Segun Arinze, the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria made the announcement today.Not long ago, he was in the...
It was another night of high emotions as two more contestants from the Etisalat Sponsored Nigerian Idol reality show took a bow from the competition. The two contestants who left the show, Oguadu Chinedu and Sylvester Kiskin also known as Sly-One had the least number of votes from viewers...
The world’s leading phone manufacturer, Nokia, has launched a new range of products into the Nigerian market under the Asha brand. The Nokia Asha 201 and 303 were launched last Friday at Deuces, Victoria Island, Lagos.The launch was an exclusive networking and entertainment event. It was hosted by Channel O's very own Derenle,...
Popular highlife artist, Flavour N'abania has been a victim of hackers on twitter along with 2face & Dbanj.The incident happened this evening with the hackers tweeting from Flavour's twitter page, and claiming they will tweet from 2face's account and Dbanj's also. They also threatened that they would hack into...
Big things for Banky W, as he just racked in another endorsement deal, by becoming the face of the new coca-cola campaign in Nigeria.In the past Banky W has gotten endorsement deals from Etisalat & most recently from Samsung mobile. 
There's no such thing as a slow year for Dbanj in 2012. Word is reaching us that Dbanj has been added to the official line up for this year's Barclaycard Wireless festival which runs from through the weekend of July 7th.He is scheduled to perform on saturday July 7th....
Nigerian Idol Pays Tribute to Whitney Houston …As two of the evicted contestants get a farewell celebrationLagos, Nigeria; February 17, 2012: It was a night dedicated to the memory of one of the greatest music icons of recent times, Whitney Houston. This week’s edition of the Etisalat sponsored Nigerian Idol...
Some of us might have suspected but now we can confirm that Chocolate City has officially signed their first female artist, Pryse.Pryse who has been buzzing on the internet for a few years is now officially a "Choc Boi." Her track Femcee Toh Badt was one of the hottest...
The rumors were floating around late last year that Akon had signed WizKid, P-Square & 2face to Konvict Music. The gist was he announced them as Konvict Music representatives, and here he confirms the Konvict Africa movement.In this interview with Derenle of Channel O, talks with with Akon & WizKid about...
Yes it's something like a big deal when your concert is featured in the New York times. It's not beans really.Dbanj stormed the Irving Plaza in NY this past sunday with fellow label mates Dr. SID, Wande Coal, K-Switch, D'Prince, Special Ed, Ikechukwu and of course Don Jazzy himself....
…As Tom Cruise, Lady Gaga and other top international stars receive nominations for awards hosted by mega-star Will Smith.…Show holds on Saturday, March 31, 2012Lagos| Nigeria, Nickelodeon announced today the nominees for the milestone 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards (KCA), helmed by international superstar Will Smith and taking place in  Los...
Christine Ben-Ameh of Radio ZooDrums was able to get top artist Goldie in the studio with her for a one on one interview.Goldie talks about her sex life,her competition with Tiwa Savage and what she would have done if she was D'banj.Listen and enjoy.
Timaya is not smiling with boys. He just copped a new bentley, so things must be looking good for Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa state.Image Source: LindaIkeji

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