DSS Releases Kano Singer Detained For Blasphemy

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released an Islamic singer, Ahmad Abdul, arrested for releasing a blasphemous song. Abdul was arrested for releasing the uncensored song titled ‘Barhama Gwaska’, perceived as blasphemous and capable of creating chaos in the State. Confirming the release on Monday, the Executive Secretary of Kano State Films and Video Censorship Board, Ismaila Na’abba Afakallah, said he had received hundreds … Continue reading DSS Releases Kano Singer Detained For Blasphemy

Diana Ross to release ‘Thank You,’ first album in 15 years

Diana Ross is coming out… with her first studio album in 15 years. The iconic singer has announced she will release “Thank You” this fall via Decca Records. Recorded in her Los Angeles-based home studio during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, the 13-track opus will include a stellar lineup of producers and songwriters who’ve created hits for Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Ed Sheeran, Usher, Justin Bieber, Sam … Continue reading Diana Ross to release ‘Thank You,’ first album in 15 years

Oluremi Tinubu’s Musical Youth Fiesta Initiative gives N10 million to four churches

President and Founder of the New Era Foundation and Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu says the Musical Youth Fiesta Initiative she started 10 years ago has provided opportunities for thousands of children and youth in Lagos State.  She spoke during a courtesy visit on Babajide Sanwo-Olu and thanked the governor for partnering with her, members of the board of trustees and … Continue reading Oluremi Tinubu’s Musical Youth Fiesta Initiative gives N10 million to four churches

#Oniduromi: Tope Alabi is our mother, says Alaseyori

Gospel artiste Adeyinka Alaseyori has sued for peace amid the viral Tope Alabi’s criticism of popular Christian song ‘Oniduro Mi eseun o’ sung by singers, Tolu Adelegan and Yinka Alaseyori at different times. The Nation reports in a video making the rounds on social media, Tope Alabi said God isn’t her guarantor because He’s more than a guarantor. Tope Alabi’s comment elicited negative reactions from music lovers especially … Continue reading #Oniduromi: Tope Alabi is our mother, says Alaseyori

Burna Boy drinks from Grammy award plaque

It’s no news that Burna Boy was nominated by the organisers of the Grammy Awards event and won the award with his popular album “Twice As Tall”. The award remains a highlight for all the nominations, awards won and every other achievement so far in his musical career. The self-acclaimed African Giant was out clubbing with friends over the weekend and made sure to take … Continue reading Burna Boy drinks from Grammy award plaque

How Fela’s mother changed his style of music – Burna Boy grandfather Benson Idonije

Funmilayo Ransome Kuti, mother of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, may have left footprints in the sands of time as an activist, but the imprints she left on her son’s style of music will indeed be etched on the minds of music buffs across the globe for a long time. Benson Idonije, quintessential music critic, broadcaster and Fela’s first band manager made this disclosure on … Continue reading How Fela’s mother changed his style of music – Burna Boy grandfather Benson Idonije

#Oniduromi: Sola Allyson hits Tope Alabi, Says God Is The Ultimate Gurrantor

Popular gospel singer Sola Allyson has weighed in on the knockdown of trending song “Oniduro” by Tope Alabi. Alabi had descended on the song by Adeyinka Alaseyori, saying it was meaningless and not inspired by God. But Allyson insisted God is the ultimate guarantor. Tope Alabi, during a song ministration in a church, had said: “What kind of song is that? God is not my … Continue reading #Oniduromi: Sola Allyson hits Tope Alabi, Says God Is The Ultimate Gurrantor

Davido secures international endorsement deal

Singer and songwriter, Davido, has been named the brand ambassador of Maison Martell and its new “Standout Swift”. Davido, whose real name is David Adeleke, will become an international ambassador for Cognac House with which he shares a sense of freedom and audacity. This, the brand said, would pave the way for others and create a legacy for future generations. For Martell, a “Standout Swift” … Continue reading Davido secures international endorsement deal

Burna Boy finally receives Grammy Plaque

Burna Boy has finally gotten his Grammy Award plaque for his victory at the 2020 Grammy Awards. In the category of Best Global Music Album, his album ‘Twice As Tall’ won. Burna Boy made the announcement on his Instagram page. He shared a photo of himself holding the Grammy prize, as well as a video of himself and Leriq, his longtime producer. The musician expressed … Continue reading Burna Boy finally receives Grammy Plaque

Ice-T Reveals Secrets to His 20-Year Marriage to Wife Coco Austin: ‘I Couldn’t Have Picked a Better Partner’

Ice-T has no regrets about giving fans an inside look into his personal life during three seasons of his E! reality show, Ice Loves Coco, which aired from 2011 to 2013. But he has no interest in doing another one. “Reality TV is a slippery slope,” says the rapper, 63. “After a few seasons, normal people’s lives loop, and you do the same things over and … Continue reading Ice-T Reveals Secrets to His 20-Year Marriage to Wife Coco Austin: ‘I Couldn’t Have Picked a Better Partner’