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26 Dec 2016
Madonna and Elton John led tributes from around the world for British pop star George Michael, who died at his home near London on Sunday aged 53.
26 Dec 2016
Pop superstar George Michael's death over the Christmas holidays caps one of the most tragic years in memory for the music world which mourned a steady stream of top names. Here are some of the prominent musicians who died over the momentous year: DAVID BOWIE. The rock icon's fans were stunned by his death on…
26 Dec 2016
British pop singer George Michael, who rose to fame with the band Wham! and sold more than 100 million albums in his career, has died aged 53, his publicist said on Sunday.
26 Dec 2016
Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt was the ultimate rocker who lived the dream, the band's manager said Sunday after he died aged 68 following a severe infection.
24 Dec 2016
Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt died in a Spanish hospital on Saturday after suffering a severe infection, his family said. The veteran rocker was 68.
22 Dec 2016
Roscic, 52, is currently president of Sony Music's classical music division and has never run an opera house. He was born in Serbia and grew up in Austria.
22 Dec 2016
Grammy award-winning singer James Taylor has cancelled a concert in the Philippines next February in protest at alleged extrajudicial killings during President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs.
20 Dec 2016
Legendary singer Nina Simone, art-rock pioneers The Velvet Underground and funk great Sly Stone will receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards in 2017, the Recording Academy announced Monday.
18 Dec 2016
Sensational music A-listers, Flavour and Timaya led other acts to serenade members of the University of Benin community as the Globacom-sponsored concert ...
17 Dec 2016
Reznor, who last year promised new Nine Inch Nails music within 2016, made good on his word with days to go and said that the five-song EP, "Not the Actual Events," would come out December 23.
17 Dec 2016
It is the rare documentary that manages to inform, infuriate and entertain in equal measure. British-Nigerian filmmaker Remi Vaughan-Richards has made one such film.
17 Dec 2016
With the level of publicity and media hype that heralded King Sunny Ade’s 70th birthday concert dubbed Sunday on Sunday, it was obvious that fun loving Lagosians were in for an exciting moment.

Guardian Life

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Most of its history and culture is lost as the world progresses through modernisation and migration. However, all hope is not lost as certain cultures have found ways to protect their history through oral traditions, written accounts and cultural practices handed down through generations, one of such being Otjize, the red miracle paste of the…
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Although it has been approximately 503 years since the demise of Leonardo da Vinci, this prestigious artist somehow still finds time to surface in different eras through his mesmerising artworks. The ingenious artwork Mona Lisa, and more that is known to man, has survived the history of civilization and is still adored by many enthusiasts.…
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An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A popular fruit choice, there are over 7,000 different apple species and many varieties from sweet red varieties like Red Delicious, Fuji, Gala to tangy green ones. Loaded with many nutrients and antioxidants, apples hold tremendous health benefits, from improving gut health to preventing chronic diseases. Here…
1 day ago
“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack” Coco Chanel Several historical events influenced perceptions that significantly defined the modern-day woman, one of which is the red lipstick. The iconic “red lipstick” has existed for over five thousand years, essentially redefining what characterises the contemporary woman. Though the red lipstick appears small and insignificant, this…
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NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant have been honoured on the second anniversary of their death by a bronze sculpture temporarily erected at the helicopter crash site where they died. The bronze statue created by Dan Medina depicts Kobe and Gigi wearing basketball uniforms, staring at each other lovingly as Gigi…

Music

22 Jan
If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
21 Jan
2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…
21 Jan
FAST-rising Afro-fusion chanteuse, Charlotte Fenna, is set to extend her blooming discography with a sophomore extended playlist (EP), dubbed Icy Rain. With the 27-year-old singer set to drop the 5-track project in February, anticipation is rife on whether Charlotte would maintain her stellar sound fusion, and witty song writing that colours her discography. However, the singer…
21 Jan
Grammy-award winning singer Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, scheduled to begin on Friday. Adele made this announcement in an emotional video she shared on Instagram apologizing to her fans for rescheduling the concert dates as her team has been "up against so much." Adele said tearfully, "Hi, listen, I'm so…
19 Jan
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has announced the indefinite postponement of his Made In Lagos Canada tour.  The singer shared this update in a post to his Twitter account on Wednesday. He noted that scheduled stops for the tour would no longer proceed this month as planned.  The post reads, "Due to existing and public health measures being introduced…

Film

3 days ago
Kanye 'Ye' West has called out Netflix, requesting that he does final edits on his Netflix docuseries before it's presented to the masses. Taking to Instagram on Friday, Ye wrote that he would like to ensure all T's are crossed and I's dotted before he green lights the three-part series Jeen-Yuhs. "I'm going to say this…
3 days ago
Stella Damasus has revealed on her Instagram page that her mother has passed on. The 43-year-old actress just celebrated the 11th anniversary of her father’s death in January 2021.  The actress who announced her mother’s death shared a  picture of her mother with a caption that read “This is not goodbye, it’s TILL WE MEET…
21 Jan
Nollywood actor Muyideen Oladapo has set his sight on more academic achievements after bagging his Master's degree from the University of Lagos. Popularly known as Lala in the Yoruba film circle, Oladapo hardly cuts a bookish figure. But his desire for more education has been a life-long dream, he said. "I am not relenting because…
20 Jan
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
19 Jan
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…