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24 Sep
Nigerian female artists have managed to create their own niche in the music industry with the likes of Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, among others playing the big sister role to the younger artists. Undeterred by the pandemic, most of them have dropped albums this year. One of such is Ayra Star's "19 & Dangerous" that…
22 Sep
After fading from the spotlight, following the dissolution of the defunct P-Square’s Northside label, Oriero Oviemuno, professionally known as Muno, has returned to the music scene, with a vibrant sophomore dubbed, "4+1". With the new record, Muno unveils a maturation of his artistry, inspired by his long-endured hiatus from the industry. The Edo-indigene weaves a…
18 Sep
Jon Bellion returns to the music scene with "I Feel It," his first single in two years. On the new song, the American singer-songwriter and producer features Nigeria's Afro-fusion star Burna Boy. Bellion noted on Genius, that the song is about feeling a vibe: "You kinda get this feeling of anxiety, but it’s almost this…
18 Sep
It feels good for me. You know that not everybody can get all these artistes I got on the project. It feels amazing that I could put it together and release it.
18 Sep
After clinching over 10 prestigious awards, including the Grammys, BET, Soul Train Music Awards, among others, Beyonce’s 2019 smash hit, which featured Nigerian superstar, Wizkid, alongside American singer...
17 Sep
Lil Nas X has finally birthed his debut album, "Montero," weeks after revealing a baby bump in a promotional maternity shoot for the album. In a clip shared on Instagram, Lil Nas X is wheeled into hospital in tears by two doctors who safely deliver him of a brand new album. "It’s already Grammy nominated",…
15 Sep
Nigerian-American rapper Wale on Tuesday joined Wizkid on stage for a surprise performance of "Ojuelegba" at the ongoing Made In Lagos tour in the United States of America. For the third venue of his Made In Lagos tour, Wizkid performed to his fans at the 2000-capacity Filmore Silver Spring in Maryland, U.S. After thrilling fans…
15 Sep
Fast-rising Afro-fusion Singer, GOZ, has released an iconic video to his debut single, Money Anthem, which showcases an interesting commentary on the current VAT crisis in Nigeria. Directed by KenzArt, Goz captures the essence of the die-hard nature of criminals, especially people involved in looting. The video is set in a warehouse where Goz is…
13 Sep
British rock band Coldplay and South Korean boy band BTS have announced plans to release a joint single titled "My Universe." Written by Coldplay and produced by the legendary pop producer Max Martin, the new track is sung in both English and Korean. ‘My Universe’ is available to pre-order.   View this post on Instagram…
12 Sep
Singer-songwriter Bryann recently released his new single “Andale” today, following his release of popular song “Longé” from earlier this year. The endearing lover boy is back with a tune that makes you want to dance close. The soft but high vibrations of “Andale” draws you in with the low drumming and jazz instrumental in the…
11 Sep
It was only last summer that Toronto-based Nigerian afrobeats artist Oluwahsoft, whose real name is Isaac Arewa, burst onto the scene with his infectious debut single ‘Body’ amassing nearly 100K plays, which was a massive achievement for the young up and coming artist. The fast-rising 18-year-old crooner has been hard at work on his highly…
11 Sep
Her obvious excitement warmed the cold room, as he walked in that night. If one didn’t know any better, you would suspect immediately that this was his beloved spouse.

Guardian Life

26 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…
2 hours 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…
4 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…