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6 Oct
Lagos-based PR and communications firm, NABSolute Media, has announced the launch of a music marketing platform, SpinHeard, that will help bridge the barrier of access between music creators and curators. NABSolute, which has represented artists like Seyi Shay, Runtown, Reekado Banks, Skales; Grammy nominee, Somi; and Juno award winner, Töme, envisions the service as a…
2 Oct
If turning your frustrations into motivation was a person, it will be Akanbi Brett, a fast-rising Afro-fusion artiste professionally known as Superboy Cheque.
2 Oct
All roads lead to the Emerald Events Centre, in the bustling Uyo city of Akwa Ibom as the highly anticipated Catch Up Concert is set to shake the city on the 19th November, with exciting perfomances from the city’s finest artistes.
1 Oct
Burna Boy has released a new song, the introspective “Want It All,” featuring American rapper, Taurus Tremani Bartlett, known professionally as Polo G. Produced by  Smoke Ono and Sean Silverman, the song is accompanied with a photo-story visual directed by Adrian Yu and shot on location in Los Angeles, USA. On "Want It All," Burna Boy…
1 Oct
We truly live in a very exciting time for music and entertainment as musical collaborations have transcended traditional artiste and artiste pairings and new actors are getting in the mix in an unconventional but remarkable way. Ejoya is a music technology company that creates tools for musicians to distribute, market and monetize their content. But…
30 Sep
A-Q Nominated For Best African Rapper/Lyricist, Best Artist, Duo, or Group in African Hip Hop. The God's Engineering rapper was nominated in the Best African Rapper/Lyricist and Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip Hop categories. The latter nomination is for his single 'Breathe' featuring Chike. A-Q's latest album Golden was released in May…
27 Sep
R. Kelly on Monday was convicted of leading a decades-long sex crime ring, with a New York jury finding the superstar singer guilty on all nine charges, including the most serious of racketeering. After six weeks of disturbing testimony, the jury deliberated just nine hours before finding the incarcerated 54-year-old celebrity guilty of systematically recruiting…
25 Sep
Once in a while we all just want to go out on a road trip to let off steam from our daily routine. In situations where we are alone or with our loved ones music helps us feel good during our travels. For a superb road trip a good playlist that you can easily sing…
25 Sep
And for his latest trick, the talent-grooming showman, Don Jazzy, has unveiled his latest signee to the Mavin Record family, 23-year-old Alexander Adelabu, professionally known as Magixx. Emerging with a self-titled extended playlist (EP), the young Afro-fusion singer is one that flushes with an ace of spade, building a trademark with his soothing and inspiring…
25 Sep
Nigerian Alté artiste, Michael Echezona, better known by his stage name "Myke" has pushed back the release of his debut album, originally set for later this year, to 2022. Speaking about the postponement of the yet-to-bet-titled album, Myke cited several other projects as the reason as well as some unfinished work with an international multiple…
25 Sep
When you think of groovy African rhythms from voices like Niniola, one is likely to unconsciously burst into dance moves. That is the near-hypnotic effect of the South African native genre...
25 Sep
When he first picked up a camera nine years ago, Alexander Ashimole, professionally known as Lex Ash, had only one formula for his future… to live passionately and curiously.

Guardian Life

7 mins ago
R&B singer R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch following his conviction for sex trafficking charges in New York. The 54-year old singer's attorney Steve Greenburg revealed this at the first court hearing since a jury found Kelly guilty three weeks ago. Greenburg told a federal judge in Chicago that R. Kelly had been…
1 hour ago
Digiclouts is an innovation in Digital PR which centers on growing an engaging online presence for brands using influencer marketing strategy campaigns. With social media being a major factor in building a successful business in this new age, Digiclouts intend to utilize the influencer’s large audience and significantly distribute it to their clients to boast…
2 hours ago
American actress Ruby Rose has shared that she was fired from The CW's Batwoman after being seriously injured on set.  The actress who starred as the title superhero character in the show's first season revealed this in a series of Instagram stories. She alleged that the role was recast last year after two herniated discs required her…
3 hours ago
Former United States President's has revealed plans for a new social media platform TRUTH Social. The former president's media company Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), merged with the Digital World Acquisition Corp. to become a publicly listed company with a potential valuation of up to $1.7 billion. Trump announced that TRUTH social would launch…
3 hours ago
Viewers of a local news television station in Washington State were left shocked after the station aired porn for about 13 seconds during a weather report on Sunday. KREM, a Spokane, Washington-based news station, accidentally broadcast the explicit clip during a weather report that aired at 6.30pm over the weekend. Meteorologist Michelle Boss reported that…

Music

16 Oct
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…
16 Oct
During the long weeks of the Trophy Extra Special Band competition, many Nigerians witnessed the sonic mastery that the eclectic boy band dubbed, The BandHitz, dished out...
16 Oct
United Kingdom-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope, has appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart
15 Oct
For a laid-back, sultry soft-pop/RnB groove, Wisdom is your go-to guy anyday. With his just-released single dubbed, Inside You, the young singer proves his mastery behind the microphone, with the vibrant sensual record. “I just wanted to say it how it is, no sugar-coating, just pure emotion and sexual energy, ‘cause at the end of…
15 Oct
Simi has released a new single titled "Woman," which challenges unfair female stereotypes and highlights the strength of women. The record leans into the defiant ethos of Afrobeat to reclaim the narrative for women and turns Simi’s long-held socio-political beliefs on equality into a sonic thesis for women’s liberation. The new song comes following the…

Film

15 Oct
  Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African…
15 Oct
It’s another weekend to binge-watch some of your favourite movies on Netflix. Need some time to relax after a stressful week? Nothing says comfort better than hot buttered popcorn and a foot soak while watching some of the latest movies in your loungewear. This weekend, create an at-home movie cinema experience without annoying audience members…
13 Oct
Netflix's Squid Game has become the biggest launch in the streaming service's history, with 111 million fans watching the show since its debut on September 17. The South Korean hit series has become quite the pop culture phenomenon upon launch, easily surpassing the 82 million accounts that watched Bridgerton in that show's first 28 days.…
11 Oct
The official trailer for Showmax's first comedy-drama series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, which premieres on the African streaming service on Friday, 22 October 2021 is out. Ghana Jollof tells the sizzling story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (Funnybone) and Romanus (Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures. In the trailer,…
5 Oct
Streaming giant HBO Max has released a teaser trailer for its highly anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” Set 200 years prior to the events of “Game of Thrones,” the pre-quel “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen and the Targaryen civil war that became known as the “Dance…