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14 Aug 2016
From August 15 to 19, Lagos will once again swing to the rhythm of African sounds, as the Association of Nigerian Musicologists (ANM) holds its 14th international conference titled ...
10 Aug 2016
Ed Sheeran has been hit with a copyright suit over his mega-hit "Thinking Out Loud," with a songwriter's heirs saying he stole from Marvin Gaye's classic "Let's Get It On."
10 Aug 2016
For music lovers, musicians and friends of Arigo Samba queen, Stella Monye, Saturday, July 31, was a day they would not forget in a hurry. On that day, Blue Sea Garden and Nite Club, Ogba, Lagos, wore a shade of old school in a purple celebration.
7 Aug 2016
The second edition held a couple of days ago at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (Yaba). Falana thrilled the audience with stories, her unique style and performed two new songs from her upcoming album.
31 Jul 2016
Although Afropop rendered in different styles has taken over Nigeria’s music scene and has gone global, the need to amplify indigenous music has been canvassed to promote the country’s culture.
20 Jul 2016
Sensational Nigerian Musician, Davido and other Nigerian arts like Pasuma Wonder and Ara are set to engage their Indian counterparts at the forthcoming cultural event ‘Festival of India-Lagos’.
20 Jul 2016
The ancient city of Oyo was agog for Goldberg Fuji to Bam quarter-final concert held in Durbar Stadium last Friday, July 15, 2016 where 20 out of the 40 fuji contestants that participated scaled through...
20 Jul 2016
For most concerned observers, church music ministry has been reduced to a party scene where most Christians just dance and feel good. In fact, for this group, it is an alternative for going to nightclubs.
18 Jul 2016
Canadian superstar Celine Dion is ready with a new album, the first since her husband's death, that will feature collaborations with French stars and uplifting lyricism, her label announced Monday.
27 Jun 2016
The 16th annual BET Awards show aired live Sunday night from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The show, which honors artists, actors and athletes across 20 categories, also featured tributes to Prince by a slew of artists, including Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder, and a surprise performance by Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar. In addition, Grey's Anatomy…
19 Jun 2016
Last year, premium brand, Legend Extra Stout kicked off its Real Deal Experience. The campaign was a continuation of its Real Deal Promo that seeks to strengthen relationships ...
12 Jun 2016
The Benson Idonije @80 Committee has lined up a series of events to mark the quintessential music critic and writer. Schedule to hold from Thursday, June ...

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1 day ago
This Is My Brave, a non-profit organization, has declined to receive the proceeds from Jamie Lynn Spear's upcoming memoir 'Things I Should Have Said.' Jamie Lynn was caught off guard by the non-profit's decision to decline her upcoming book sales donation offer.  This Is My Brave announced that they chose to decline the proceeds from…
1 day ago
Following a pandemic-induced hiatus, Lagos Fashion Week is finally set to return from October 27th-October 30th at the Lagos Fashion Week Tents, Federal Palace Hotel. #TheFutureStartsNow is the defining theme for this year's edition which speaks to the need for a global fashion industry that preserves and conserves the environment, and values people over profit.…
1 day ago
Joselyn Dumas is no stranger to Nigerians. From playing the bride in the video for Lynxxx’s hit single featuring Wizkid, “Fine Lady”, to featuring in countless Nollywood productions, Joselyn has set hearts ablaze across the country. Now, the African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) nominee is set to sizzle in the upcoming Showmax Original Ghana Jollof…
1 day ago
Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new name next week in a bid to distance itself from multiple scandals. The social media site - Facebook- may likely retain its moniker, but the parent company, Facebook Inc., which also owns Instagram and Whatsapp, will rebrand. The Verge reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to…
1 day ago
Her sexually explicit protests have been likened to pornography, but Ugandan activist and writer Stella Nyanzi says sex is the most effective -- and entertaining -- way to shake people out of their apathy. "I learnt very early that there are some topics in Uganda that are tired and... the only way to capture attention…

Music

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…
15 Oct
British soul diva Adele on Friday released comeback single "Easy On Me", in which she shares with the world details of the traumatic six years she has endured since last releasing a record. In that period, the 33-year-old megastar said she suffered a "year of anxiety" in which her marriage fell apart. While her voice…

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…