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SHALLIPOPI ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE FOR HIS SOPHOMORE ALBUM

Street hop star,  Shallipopi has announced April 12th as the release date for his sophomore album,  titled 'Shakespopi' Shallipopi, who rose to mainstream success in 2022 after he released a series of hit single that showcased his catchy rap style infused with his Benin heritage, shocked fans with the announcement of a new single which will come with his sophomore album.  In a post on his social media, Shallipopi announced that 'Shakespopi' is  set to be released on April 12, […]

todayApril 11, 2024

News

ZENITH BANK ANNOUNCES FIRST FEMALE GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR.

Zenith Bank has named ADAORA UMEOJI as its first female Group Managing Director/Chief Executive with her appointment subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria, which takes effect from June 1, 2024.  She takes over from EBENEZER ONYEAGWU, whose five-year term expires on May 31, 2024, after a very successful tenure.   The Bank in a statement yesterday saidUMEOJI is the first female GMD/CEO since the inception of the bank, and her appointment is consistent with the bank’s executive transition tradition, succession plan, and […]

todayMarch 20, 2024

Entertainment

TYLA ANNOUNCES DATE FOR DEBUT ALBUM.

Grammy award-winning South African singer TYLA has announced that she will release her self-titled debut album TYLA on Friday which will feature guest appearances from notable global music stars She gained mainstream attention with her hit single WATER which earned her a Grammy award for Best African Song Performance at the 66th Grammys. TYLA shared the track list for her upcoming album on her Instagram page and the 14-track long […]

todayMarch 19, 2024

Entertainment

BURNA BOY LOSES SIX NOMINATIONS AT NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

Nigeria music powerhouse BURNA BOY lost six nominations at the 2024 NAACP Image Awards. He lost the OUTSTANDING MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR category to USHER, while his song CITY BOYS lost the OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL SONG to his compatriot, TEMS with ME & U. BURNA BOY’s SITTIN’ ON TOP OF THE WORLD featuring 21 SAVAGE lost the OUTSTANDING HIP-HOP/RAP SONGcategory to MEGAN THEE STALLION’sCOBRA, as well as Best Group Collaboration to SENSATIONAL by CHRIS BROWN featuring DAVIDO and LOJAY. His album, I TOLD THEM also lost the Outstanding Album of the Year category to JAGUAR II by VICTORIA MONÉT.

todayMarch 18, 2024

Music Gist

BURNA BOY AND AYRA STARR SET TO PERFORM AT THIS YEAR’S GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL

African music continues to soar to new heights on the global stage, making its mark alongside powerhouse artists from around the world. From chart-topping hits to groundbreaking collaborations, the African music scene is buzzing with creativity and innovation, captivating audiences worldwide. The excitement surrounding African music's international appeal is palpable, especially evident in prestigious festival line-ups that bring together diverse communities to celebrate the art of music. Among the standout […]

todayMarch 15, 2024

Music Gist

KIZZ DANIEL DROPS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED EP TITLED ‘TZA’

Nigerian singer-songwriter Kizz Daniel has once again proven his mastery in the art of creating hit music with the release of his highly anticipated EP, "TZA," featuring four electrifying tracks. Known for his knack for producing chart-topping hits that dominate the airwaves, Kizz Daniel has undoubtedly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. With "TZA," he continues to showcase his unparalleled talent and creativity, […]

todayMarch 15, 2024

Music Gist

THE NIGERIAN MUSIC SCENE BUZZES WITH RELEASE OF ‘100 MILLION,’ A HARD-HITTING COLLABORATION BETWEEN ODUMODUBLVCK AND TIWA SAVAGE

The Nigerian music scene is abuzz with the release of "100 Million," the brand new hard-hitting collaboration between hip-hop star Odumodublvck and ace singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage. The aptly titled track throws down the gauntlet, declaring that a mere "100 Million is an insult!" For fans who've been yearning to see Tiwa Savage make hip-hop/drill music, this is the moment they've been waiting for. Tiwa definitely didn't disappoint, delivering a fierce […]

todayMarch 15, 2024

Entertainment

KANYE WEST’S DAUGHTER, NORTH ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM.

KANYE WEST and KIM KARDASHIAN's10-year-old daughter NORTH WEST has announced a debut album ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DROPOUT at her dad’sVULTURES 2 listening party in PHOENIX,Arizona. The news has generated massive reactions on social media where users are concerned that the 10-year-old might be serious about ditching the classroom for the studio. NORTH WEST already has some musical experience as she made a guest appearance on KANYE's latest album VULTURES 1 with her appearance on TALKING alongside her father and TY Dolla $ign earning her a Billboard Hot 100 debut. The young […]

todayMarch 12, 2024

SpotLight

URBAN SPOTLIGHT: MID3

Introducing MID3: A Rising Star in Nigeria's Afro-Fusion Scene. Born and raised in Nigeria, MID3 embodies the rich tapestry of Afro-fusion music, drawing inspiration from a diverse array of genres and cultural influences. From a young age, MID3's passion for music was ignited by the melodies of legends like Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti, and Lagbaja, whose distinctive styles left an indelible mark on his musical journey. A Fusion of Influences […]

todayMarch 8, 2024

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