Seun Kuti Loses out to South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir at the 2019 Grammys

On Sunday night, the 36 year old and son of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti lost out in the ‘World Music Award’ category at the 2019 Grammys. Nominated for his 2018 released album, ”Black Times”, Seun Kuti lost to South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir who grabbed their third Grammy Awards for the album ”Freedom”, in a category that had the likes of Bombino from Niger, Mali’s Fatoumata Diawara and Soviet’s Yiddish Glory. The choir had previously emerged as Grammy Winners in 2007 and 2008. The son of the Legendary Fela Anikulapo…

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R.Kelly to go on tour to three countries despite ‘Surviving R.Kelly allegations

American singer, R.Kelly says he will be going on tour to three different countries one month after the ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ docu-series, where disturbing revelations were made about him. The disgraced singer on Tuesday took to social media to reveal plans to perform in Australia, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka. He is also scheduled to perform in Germany in April. He wrote: ‘NEW TOUR ALERT  Australia | New Zealand | Sri Lanka see y’all soon! .’ The announcement comes weeks after Surviving R. Kelly docuseries detailed the artist’s alleged long history…

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“There Won’t Be A Davido Without Wizkid’s Success” – TV Host Adesope

British TV Host Adesope Olajide while talking about Starboy records’ boss’ rise to fame in an interview with DJ Abass, stated that without Wizkid’s success, there won’t be a Davido, Burna Boy. According to Adesope, Wizkid was the first Nigerian artiste to develop a young audience fan base, an era he described as Justin Bieber’s era in Nigeria. He further added that the Star Boy Records Boss inspired Davido and many others in the music scene today. Adesope also stated that without Wizkid’s success, there won’t be a Davido, Burna…

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Rush Hour 4: Chris Tucker confirm its in the making

Hollywood Actor, Chris Tucker has confirmed that Rush Hour 4 is currently in the making. He made this known during a podcast in which he stated that the script for the fourth installment of the movie is still in its initial stages. Though no word has been spoken on a release date for Rush Hour 4, we all can expect to see Chris Tucker (James Carter) and Jackie Chan (Inspector Lee) team up for another amazing action comedy. He said: “We’re working on a few things on the script right…

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Bolanle Olukanni survives a near-fatal accident (photo)

Media personality, Bolanle Olukanni, took to her Instagram page on Thursday afternoon to testify of how she survived a near-fatal accident on January 20th, without a single scratch. She wrote; Upper Sunday I was in a life threatening accident with six other people . I came out without a single scratch. Not one part of my body was affected , no injuries , no minor scratches or cuts . I came out like nothing happened. I can’t explain what it means to me to be sitting here completely whole and…

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Beggar Admits to Raping Woman, Says ‘She wanted rough sex so I gave it to her’

A Street Beggar, James Campbell, 31, reportedly admitted a Rape  attack, which took place in Glasgow on August 16 last year on a lady. Campbell, who lived with his mother as at that time in Paisley, Renfrewshire, was begging in the city when his victim stopped to check on him. She had noticed he was not wearing a top although it was cold and raining, Glasgow Live reports. The woman, 57, asked him if Campbell if he was alright and chatted to him for about 10 minutes. Campbell then followed her and…

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Actress, Yvonne Jegede Hints at marital crisis

Nollywood Actress,Yvonne Jegede who has reportedly not been wearing her ring since she gave birth and her husband, Olakunle is yet to congratulate her wife on social media since she welcomed their child in November 2018.. Yesterday, the actress took to her page to give a hint on a purported problem heating up as she mentioned that a strong woman will walk away from her troubles She wrote: A strong woman will automatically stop trying if she feels unwanted. She won’t fix it or beg, she will just walk away.…

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2face Idibia Petitions NBC Over ‘Bad Songs’ On The Airwaves

Musical Living Legend , 2face Idibia in an interview with E-Daily highlighted some of the challenges facing the Nigerian music industry. According to him, “the crap music all over the place now is because the gate keepers play good songs when people are asleep at night; when there is no one to listen to the music. So if you do that kind of music and you take it to the radio and they refuse to play it, what do you do? And most of the financial back up artistes get…

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Oscars 2019: See Full list of nominations as Black Panther gets nominated for best picture

The nominations for this year’s Academy Awards have been announced in Los Angeles with Olivia Colman’s period comedy-drama, The Favourite and Netflix’s black-and-white epic Roma leading this year’s Oscar race, with 10 nominations each. The other contenders include A Star Is Born and Vice with eight each, followed by Black Panther with seven. Black Panther is the first superhero movie to be nominated for best picture. Colman is among the British acting nominees, alongside her co-star Rachel Weisz and Christian Bale for Vice. See the full list below… Best picture Black Panther…

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Funmi Falana, Falz’s Mom says – ‘Folarin you don’t go to church and I am bothered’ –

During the album listening party of Falz’s new album ‘Moral Instruction’, his parents Femi and Funmi Falana were in attendance and during the event, his mother used the opportunity to express her concern about the fact that her son hardly goes to church. During Her Speech, she said, “Folarin, you don’t go to church and I am bothered. I hope you would start going to church this year.” Falz however said his mother was right because he hardly went to church and he gave his reasons saying, ‘I have nothing against the church or going…

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“I’ll feel ‘very betrayed’ if Kulture says …….. – Cardi B says

American Rapper, Cardi B who spends most of her time with her baby daughter, Kulture has said she will feel very betrayed if the child says ‘daddy’ first before mama. The ‘Bodak Yellow’ Crooner made the statement after her daughter nearly said ‘daddy’ for the first time before ‘mommy’ in an Instagram video she shared. In the video which has been deleted, the 26-year-old is seen filming Kulture happily kicking her legs as they watched her dad’s Offset rap in the Ric Flair Drip music video. Also taking to Twitter…

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Talk: “Falz needs to be protected at all cost”- rapper MI Abaga tweets

Rapper M.I Abaga, says Falz needs to be protected at all cost after he dropped his much talked about new single ‘Talk’. Falz in the new song, addressed critical issues caused by greedy Politicians and warns the Youths and all Nigerians to speak up against what they do not like and demand the kind of leadership they want. After seeing the video and listening to the lyrics that speaks indirectly to some politicians, MI Abaga tweeted that Falz needs to be protected at all cost. “Falz needs to be protected at all all all all…

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Falz claps at MURIC, politicians and pastors, etc in His new music video, See Reactions

Nigerian Singer, Falz has just dropped another table shaking video that’s got everyone talking on social media. This time he titles it ‘Talk’, and he went hard at foreign trips by politicians, to internet scam, the battle between the country’s strongest political parties, laziness among the youth, the issue of religious leaders living a luxurious lifestyle at the expense of their members, among others. He also took a swipe at Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), who had threatened to sue him for having hijab-wearing dancers dancing to Shaku Shaku. See the video and social…

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I See a lot of bad acting on Nigerian screens today- Gideon Okeke Blasts fellow practitioners

Actor, Gideon Okeke In a post shared on his IG page, says there is a lot of bad acting on Nigerian screens because most of the actors want to be celebrities first. Read his post below: You see people on TV don’t mean they stopped being Human. Nothing I love to see more, than Actors just doing what everyday people do. LIVING! Where else do you think the MEMORY or experience for the work comes from? It is only through #TheMethodTechniquethat you’re privileged to put yourself in a situation that you…

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PIRACY: Genevieve Nnaji’s Movie “Lionheart” Now Sold For N150 In Traffic

Genevieve Nnaji’s “Lionheart “ movie is now sold for N150 on traffic. Few days ago, the much talked about movie was featured on Netflix, a popular TV company. According to a disappointed Nigerian man who shared a video of how shocked he was to see the disc now sold for N150 he wrote; Can you imagine how these people spoil people’s business? Common, this movie is not even 1 week old and it’s already selling in traffic for N150. This is bleeped up and sad after all the work a…

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See Full list of 2018 SoundCity MVP Awards Festival winners

The annual SoundCity MVP Awards Festival has come and gone and here is the list of the winners from the show which was held in Lagos last night. Burna Boy was the biggest winner of the night after his hit banger ‘YE’ scooped  four awards from the following categories;  Best Male MVP, Song Of The Year, Listener’s Choice and Artiste of the year. Check out the complete list of winners; BEST MALE MVP BURNA BOY – Winner NASTY C MR EAZI OLAMIDE A.K.A SHATTA WALE HARMONIZE DIAMOND PLATNUMZ DAVIDO WIZKID…

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Nicki Minaj set to star in ‘Angry Birds 2’

Nicki Minaj has joined the cast of ‘Angry Birds 2’  in an unspecified role, and it was gathered the movie will be directed by Thurop Van Orman and co-directed by John Rice. The movie is expected to premiere in Cinemas on August 16, 2019, and Minaj will be acting alongside Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage and Danny McBride, who will all reprise their roles from the first movie. They’ll also be joined by Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Awkwafina, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron and Zach Woods. Nicki Minaj…

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I cant act in Romantic Movies because of my Tribal Marks

Nollywood actor, Olaniyi Mikail Afonja, popularly known as Sanyeri, In a chat with Saturday Beats, reveals why he doesn’t act romantic roles. He said: “I started appreciating my tribal marks when I became an actor. I know that due to my tribal marks, I may not be able to take up some roles, especially lover boy and romantic roles, much less compete with other good-looking actors in the industry.But you know God works in mysterious ways. My tribal marks have brought many comic roles my way and that has automatically…

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Janet Jackson to be Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame by 2019

Pop icon, Janet Jackson, has confirmed her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2019. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is in recognition of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures that have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll. Jackson, 52, who has been in the music industry for more than three decades, disclosed this news on her official twitter handle (@janetjackson). “We did it u guys,” the music icon wrote. “Thank U for all…

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“I Like Nigerian Food” – Blac Chyna

Despite receiving threats from some Nigerians upon hearing that she was visiting the country to promote her friend, Dencia’s Whitenecious cream, the American model, Blac Chyna, didn’t change her plans, as she went on to visit the country and promote her product. The shopping event was held at singer Dencia’s new Allen, Ikeja store. Speaking at the ceremony, Dencia said collaborating with Blac Chyna was important to her, as they shared the same vision. She stated, “This collaboration is important to us as women. She has been in the cosmetics…

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Seun Kuti gets 2019 Grammy nomination for Best World Music Album

Seun Kuti, son of late Afrobeats founder, Fela Kuti, has been nominated for a Grammy Award. Seun Kuti was nominated for his album, ‘Black Times’, which was released on March 2, 2018. According to the Grammy Awards website, the nomination for ‘Best World Music Album’ recognises “albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings”. Seun Kuti was nominated alongside Bombino (Deran), Fatoumata Diawara (Fenfo), Soweto Gospel Choir (Freedom) and Yiddish Glory (The Lost Songs of World War II) for Best World Music Album.

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Cardi-B says she and her husband Offset have broken up.

The 25-year-old rapper posted a 42-second video on her Instagram account early Wednesday morning announcing the split. “So, everybody been bugging me and everything. And you know, I been trying to work things out with my baby father for a hot minute now,” she said. “And we’re really good friends and you know we’re really good business partners and you know, he’s always somebody that I run to, to talk to and we got a lot of love for each other, but things just haven’t been working out between us…

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Fans Excited! as ‘Living In Bondage’ Sequel Directed By Ramsey Nouah Set to Be Released

26 years after, a sequel to the 1992 popular Nigerian film “Living in Bondage” is coming to cinemas. Ramsey Nouah is the director. Kenneth Okonkwo, the ‘Living In Bondage’ super star actor who is also featuring in the sequel, shared this video to promote the new ‘Living In Bondage’ wrote: “Living In Bondage – Breaking Free is loading. I have not seen a movie in Nigeria that is being packaged with such panache and perfection. “Even Oscar go hear am”. Ramsey Noah at his directing best. Kudos to all cast…

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Stephen Hillenburg, SpongeBob SquarePants creator dies at 57 of ALS

Stephen Hillenburg, the visionary creator of “SpongeBob SquarePants” has died at the age of 57. The cause of death was Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS),  a rare terminal illness that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, which Hillenburg revealed he had been diagnosed with in March of last year. “We are incredibly saddened by the news that Steve Hillenburg has passed away following a battle with ALS,” Nickelodeon said in a statement. “He was a beloved friend and long-time creative partner to everyone at Nickelodeon, and our hearts…

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Ray Emodi, Joy Emodi’s Son Features In ‘Heaven On My Mind’ As Saraki Endorses

Nigerian Senate president, Bukola Saraki endorsed the mind blowing Nollywood movie titled, ‘Heaven On My Mind’ on behalf of Nigerian senate. The movie which is bid to open in Cinemas Nationwide December 7, 2018 for public view. ‘Heaven On My Mind’ is a movie of its kind that addresses societal contemporary issue of men that go about dating several women and its consequences. It is written and directed by actor and filmmaker, Uche Jombo and was jointly produced by Minini Empire Productions and Uche Jombo Productions. The movie Starred many…

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde & daughter Meraiah attend Private Reception in style (Photos)

Actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde who was accepted as a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 2018 earlier on in the year attended the private reception for new members which took place in Los Angles on Saturday 22nd September. Her daughter Meraiah was her date for the night. Meraiah wore a mustard yellow pantsuit while the actress, on the other hand, wore a @tolubally Top and @amychilaka skirt. Membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is by invitation only, and up until recently only a…

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VIDEO: Falz – Sweet Boy

Falz dishes out The Official Music Video to #SweetBoy. The anthem of the Sweet Boys’ Association. The singer reveals in details more about the association on this new video. The video features cameo appearance from the #SweetBoysAssociation . Join the Conversation: #SBA #SweetBoysAssociation #SweetBoy. To Join the Sweet Boy Association, check www.sweetboyassociation.com Watch and Enjoy! Executive Producers: Folarinde Falana, Sidney Sule & Femisoro Ajayi Video Director: Iyobosa ‘ProdiGeezy’ Rehoboth Internet/Marketing Operations: David Evans-Uhegbu Lyrics: Folarinde Falana Sound Recording & Composition: Folarinde Falana Video Producer: Wande Thomas

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Cobhams Asuquo drops new song- ‘Starlight’

Still basking in his famous live performance at the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, Cobhams Asuquo has released a new song, titled: “Starlight.” “Starlight” is the latest instalment by the “One Hit” crooner as he continues to advance his promising singing career. Produced by the multi-award winning produced and composer, Starlight is a love song dedicated to lovers and everyone hoping to find true love. Here’s how he captures his muse for his new single: “This song is for that Starlight in your life. Starlight is light reflected from the…

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Femi Kuti’s Son Officially Joins His Father’s Band (Photo)

History repeated as Made Kuti, the son of Femi Kuti, officially joins his father’s band. His proud father took to his IG page to announce that Made is now a member of his Positive Force band. Sharing the photo above, he wrote; ‘Omorinmade (my Son) “now a proud member of my band ” and I leaving tonight with the positive force band to Belgrade to perform with the philamonic orchestra and Paris.’

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Netflix Buys Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’

American over-the-top media services provider, Netflix reportedly bought Genevieve Nnaji’s movie Lion Heart, on the eve of its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Genevieve Nnaji’s movie Lion Heart which will premiere at TIFF on Saturday, has stars like Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie, and Onyeka Onwenu. The announcement made on Friday by Netflix, makes the comic movie the first Netflix original film from Nigeria. Variety reported that the story follows a daughter who’s forced to work with her feckless uncle in order to save her father’s ailing bus…

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Music Icon, Onyeka Onwenu Becomes House Of Lunettes Brand Ambassador

Veteran singer, Onyeka Onwenu becomes Brand Ambassador for sunglass outlet, House of Lunettes. Big Brother Naija 2018 finalist, Cynthia Nwadiora aka Cee-C who is their brand ambassador shared this photo via her IG page as she congratulated the Veteran singer on becoming Brand Ambassador for House of Lunettes citing she is a positive role model to young ladies across Nigeria. She wrote: ‘Congrats to a Living Legend @onyekaonwenu Welcome to @house_of_lunettes Family as a Brand Ambassador. You are a positive role model and an inspiration to many young women across…

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Youtube Takes Down Nigerian Artiste’s Music Video Over Copyright Infringement

A Nigerian artiste known as GabbyG, has had his music video taken down by YouTube from their platform just few days after hitting the airwaves, for copyright infringement. The song titled Amen, was released by the Italy based musician. The song became controversial following a complaint made by a female German artiste’s manager, Maka Jackson, claiming ownership of the beat used in the song. The controversy has also resulted in YouTube pulling down the video following a take-down notice made by Maka to it, alleging copyright infringement. YouTube warned Mr.…

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Waconzy drops new music, ‘Chewing Gum’

Popular Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer, Obinna Anyanwu, Popularly known as Waconzy, has released a new song titled `Chewing Gum’ featuring Jamaican Dancehall singer, N3Diartiste. The ­­35-year-old singer took to his instagram handle @Waconzy on Thursday to announce the release of the song . He stated: “You all have been asking for new waconzy music so I had to record this one for y’all. Trust me you will love this one “Chewing Gun.” The graduate of Project Management, from Federal University of Technology Owerri released his debut album, `I…

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Full list of winners at AMVCA2018

The 2018 edition of Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards has just wrapped up where veteran cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, emerged the winner of the AMVCA Industry Merit Award. He wasn’t the only winner of the night as actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde emerged the Best Actress in a drama movie/TV series. Former Big Brother Naija contestant, Bisola Aiyeola also won the Trail Blazer Award. Folarin Falana, popularly called Falz carted home the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/TV Series category. See the full list of winners below… Best Sound Editor Tatu –…

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‘I Have Dated Men From Every Race Apart From Asia’ -DJ Cuppy:

Billionaire Daughter DJ Cuppy Says she has dated all kinds of men you can ever Imagine or think of in this life except for Asians, She said this while chatting with Hot Fm few days Ago. watch the Video below! ‘I’ve dated men from every race apart from Asian’ says the billionaire daughter and Pepsi ambassador @cuppymusic on the #koffregang with @misimolu and @senseiuche #lagosishot #hotfm933lagos A post shared by Hot93.3FM Lagos (@hotfm_lagos) on Aug 28, 2018 at 12:14am PDT

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Top singer Simisola Ogunleye is set to make her acting debut.

The Ondo-born singer who signed a contract at Kunle Afolayan’s office in Lagos today will be playing the role of the daughter of a cafeteria owner whose character holds a significant part in the movie plot. Mokalik, an all-Yoruba cast movie will star Simi, Femi Adebayo, Lateef Adedimeji, Faithia Balogun Williams, Wale Akorede Okunnu, Alabi Yellow (Dayo Akinpelue) and Papi Lolo (Ayo Ogunshina). The movie is Nollywood’s first single-location shoot. See more photos from the contract-signing that held at the home office of the actor in Magodo Lagos this morning.…

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