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Angélique Kidjo Dedicates Grammy Win to Burna Boy

Beninese singer and songwriter, Angelique Kidjo AKA Africa’s premier diva, has won Best World Music Album for Celia at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards. This marks her fourth win in the category and fourth GRAMMY win overall. On stage for her acceptance speech, Kidjo celebrated a new generation of African artists coming up to represent the continent while thanking[…]

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COMPLETE LIST! 2020 GRAMMY Awards

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles earlier on Sunday evening with American singer-songwriter and rapper Lizzo leading all nominees with 8 nominations — including nods in the big four categories while Billie Eilish and Lil Na X follow with six nods each. Billie Eilish was the[…]

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Kanye West Opens Up on Alcoholism

During his performance at the Awaken 2020 event, American rapper, Kanye West opened up about his struggle with alcoholism. West spoke candidly about his decision to quit drinking, and his invocation of the mantra, “Devil you’re not gonna finna beat me today,” which immensely helped him maintain sobriety. “There was some vodka in the refrigerator at[…]

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BBNaija Gedoni Becomes First Special Assistant for Garment Factory and Branding

Big Brother Naija star, Gedoni Ekpata has been announced as the Special Assistant on Garment Factory and Branding to the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade. His fiancée and BBNaija superstar, Khafi Kareem, shared the exciting news with a sweet caption, “All we do is WHAT…? Congratulations baby!”. Congratulations to the soft-spoken reality star!

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EFCC Resumes Mompha’s Trial

The N32.9 billion fraud trial of Instagram influencer/ celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha known popularly as Mompha continued on Wednesday, January 15, before a Federal High Court in Lagos State. Mr Mustapha is charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on 14 counts bordering on fraud, money laundering and operation[…]

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Akon Announces Finalization of Agreement for Akon City

Senegalese-American singer and songwriter, Akon announced Monday that he has finalized an agreement for the establishment of Akon City in Senegal. He shared the update via an Instagram post of a photo from the deal-finalizing moment, Akon captioned it, “Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you[…]

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COMPLETE LIST! 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards

The aniticipated 2020 Soundcity MVP Award Festival took place on January 11, at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos and several Nigerian music stars won big at the event. The winners and nominees are; African Artiste Of The Year Burna Boy (NG) – Winner Davido (NG) Diamond Platnumz (TZ)[…]

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Temi Otedola Lands Debut Nollywood Role

Prolific Nigerian filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has announced his company’s readiness to shoot his next movie that boasts of an ensemble of A-list actors of diverse nationalities that include billionaire’s daughter and fashion mogul, Temi Otedola, Hollywood A-list actor, Jimmy Jean Louis, veteran actor, Sadiq Daba and talented superstar, Gabriel Afolayan and[…]

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