Last week saw Nigeria’s Burna Boy steal all the spotlight for himself after the release of “African Giant”, the new body-work that has garnered rave reviews.
However, some other music acts did not let him steal all the talk there is as JAGUDA brings you highlights of the major discuss from last week.
Wizkid Condemns Naira Marley For Singing About ‘Yahoo Yahoo’
Right after Wizkid had been unveiled as UBA’s brand ambassador, the singer was given the chance to speak to the crowd and also share some piece of advice for his fellow musicians and youths.
The singer did not mince words as he was quick to label cybercrime (Yahoo Yahoo) a menace. His statement condemned Naira Marley who once took a stand in support of cybercrime and released a song ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy?’ around the subject.
Burna Boy Featured On Jimmy Kimmel Live
Burna Boy made a special appearance on popular American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and broadcast on ABC.
The singer informed his fans via Twitter he would be there on Jimmy Kimmel Live and urged them to tune in.
Burna Boy – ‘African Giant’ Album Out Now!
Burna Boy revealed his album tracklist, the ‘Pull Up’ crooner has been keeping some of the high profile features on the LP under wraps until now.
Some of the outstanding features on the album include, Damian Marley, Angelique Kidjo, Jorja Smith, Future amongst others.
Burna Boy Tops Global Social Media Trends With Album Release
Burna Boy dropped his 7th body of work titled ‘African Giant’. Since the release of the LP the singer’s project has taken over discussion on social media.
At the moment the singer was the number one trending topic on Nigerian social media space and the trend extends to a global reach.
Nigerian Artists Represents Africans in Instagram Rich Lists 2019
Instagram has become a serious money making machine for different Influencers, Brands, Celebrities among others.
Google Partners With Mr Eazi’s Empawa To Support Nigerian Artists
“We will support 10 emerging Nigerian artists to help build their craft, increase their fanbase and connect with the world through @YouTube. This effort will be driven through emPawa Africa, an initiative and incubator launched by @mreazi. #GoogleforNigeria,” Google announced through its official Twitter handle.
Nigerians React To Don Jazzy’s False Pre-Wedding Photo
Mavin’s top boss, Don Jazzy, got everyone talking when he posted a false pre-wedding photo on his social media platform.
“Dear bloggers. I’m still not married, not engaged either. This is just a Solo pre wedding shoot testing testing. I Dey practice before I find the wife. How u check am?? ,” this he wrote on Twitter.
Davido Hits 5 Million Followers on Twitter, Don Jazzy Begs for Some
One of Nigeria’s finest music exports, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has amassed 5 million followers on Twitter.
This comes after Global Ranking ranked African musicians who have the highest number of followers on Twitter.
Davido X Chris Brown – Blow My Mind
One of Nigeria’s finest music exports and DMW boss, Davido released his highly anticipated international collaboration titled “Blow My Mind” featuring American singer, Chris Brown.
PHOTOS: YouTube Presents Plaque to Yemi Alade for One Million Subscribers
One of the globes leading video streaming platform, YouTube, has awarded Effyzzie Music Group lead act, Yemi Alade, with a plaque to mark “one million subscribers” on the site.
VIDEO: Mr P Teases Fans As He Plans to Release “Tripple R” The EP.
One half of the defunct P-Square, Mr P, has released a snippet video to what he has in store for his fans as he plans to release an EP titled “Triple R’.
He made this public through his Instagram page.
Teni Meets Nigerian Billionaires; Modifies Name
Teniola Apata has been spotted with Nigerian billionaires, Femi Otedola, Tony Elumelu and her counterpart, DJ Cuppy.
The singer struck a pose with these big names and shared the photo on her Instagram page. Also, Teni decided to modify her name to “Teniola Dangote Otedola Elumelu”.