Tag - Music

Nigerian Entertainment Industry Celebrates As Burna Boy, Wizkid Win First-ever Grammy Awards

Nigeria pop stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have won at the 2021 Grammys, the first time for both artistes. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; ‘Brown Skin Girl’, from Lion King: The Gift album. Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy was also a winner...

Suffering a stroke taught me life lesson –Bongos Ikwue

Without any warning, you left the music scene for construction business even before you became old, why? I don’t know if the question is correct for I have always done something alongside music. Years ago I had my music centre at Fadeyi, along Ikorodu Road in Lagos. While I was doing music, I had my...

Mayegun of Yoruba Land Commiserates With Late Victor Olaiya Family

The Mayegun of Yorubaland, Dr. Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, has commiserated with the family of Dr Victor Olaiya, the iconic highlife musician, who died earlier today at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-Araba. He was 89. In a statement released by the media office of the Mayegun, he said, “Indeed, Sir Victor Olaiya’s death, though...

Breaking!! The Doyen of Highlife music in Nigeria Passes on

The glorious exit of a Legend of Highlife music, Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON was announced earlier this afternoon. This untimely incident happened at Luth hospital Lagos State at exactly 12noon today Wednesday 12th of February, 2020. We pray that the Doyen of highlife music find repose with the creator while wishing the family and...

AYINLA’S MUSIC A LESSON FOR THE YOUTH !

Ayinla had a running battle with his first son Akeem. He wanted him to go to the University to read Law, so, he could help him to vet his musical contracts and other engagements. Ayinla believed that he was being cheated. But Akeem was living a celebrity life because of his father's popularity. Anywhere he...

Even At 100 Years, God willing, I will Still Be Singing – KSA

Juju music maestro, King Sunny Ade, has revealed that he bought his first guitar at age 16 and that he hid it beneath the staircase from his family. The 73-year-old told a nine-year-old fan, Temidara Onafuye, during a recent visit to the child’s family in Lagos. Onafuye is a primary school pupil based in North Carolina,...

KANYE WEST REUNITES WITH JAY Z AT P.DADDY BASH.

American rapper and business mogul P.Diddy finally held his 50th birthday party following his actual birthday back in November. Apparently, the American Entertainment Industry heavyweights were in attendance…including Kanye West and Jay Z, who had the reunion fans have been waiting years for. If you’ve been on social media recently, you probably had your TL...

Mavin Record’s Di’Ja welcomes third child

Mavin Records singer, Hadiza Blell, better known by her stage name Di’Ja, has announced the birth of her third child. The singer disclosed on Instagram on Saturday that she was delivered of her baby a week ago. “I have been blessed countless times over and over again. Alhamdullilah. A week ago I had the most amazing...

NEWS IN A FLASH – Nigerian Music Sensation Seen Driving Uber In Sweden

One time Nigerian music sensation, Mr May D has been spotted doing a different craft and away from Nigeria. The ‘Soundtrack’ singer who had been described as a struggling artist has appeared to have changed his craft to being an Uber driver in Sweden. While he may have blamed his career failure on the then boy...

Davido’s “A Good Time” Breaks African Record As No 1 on Itune

Davido’s album has reached number one on US pop album chart and also entered into the general US top 10 album chart on Itunes. This feat by the album is a record setting one as it is the first time a Nigerian album would sit at number one on the US album Pop chart on...