Beyoncé’s Grammy Snub Isn’t Just an Oversight—It’s a Real Problem

  Adele’s post-Grammy press session was notable for one reason: The British soul singer, who racked up five awards including Album, Record, and Song of the Year on Sunday night, was talking about how she didn’t deserve at least one of those accolades. “I felt like it was her time to win,” the disarmingly honest Read more

Wizkid to set stage on fire at StarTimes sixth birthday

Nigerian singing sensation Wizkid will be performing at Lugogo Cricket oval on December 3 as pay TV StarTimes will be celebrating its sixth anniversary. It will be the second time Wizkid will be performing in the country. This was revealed by Aldrine Nsubuga, the observer reports that, StarTimes vice president in charge of marketing during Read more

Congolese Musician koffi olomides passport seized and Deported in Kenya: Watch video

Kenyans of different walks have condemned the assaulting of a female dancer by soukous and lingala singer Koffi Olomide at the jomo kenyatta international airport. He rose in hanger by beating one of his dancer in front of the security men when he was told that the dancer slapped his wife in an argument He Read more

Nigerian DJ stays awake for 10 days straight breaking world record for longest ever DJ set

Remember when DJ EZ played a non – stop 24 – hours DJ set? Well, that’s just small fry to Nigeria’s unstoppable DJ Obi who earlier this month smashed through an impressive 240-hour marathon in a Lagos cafe. Beginning June 22 and finishing up July 2, DJ Obi – who is a DJ for Nigerian hip-hop label syndik8 records – played Read more

I would want to go back to Kennis Music but with a different arrangement and understanding – Jawon

From living in the street, James Oluwajuwonlo Edahi, popularly known as Jaywon, broke into the music industry with the hit song ‘File Be’ and since then, has remained relevant in the industry. After a rather tumultuous departure from Kennis Music, the new self-acclaimed ‘king of music’ charted a new way to go with a record Read more

Rihanna Sued For Allegedly Bailing On Concert In Nigeria, Jay Z Also Named In Lawsuit

Rihanna is being sued by Nigerian broadcasting executive Chris Ubosi and his company, Megalectrics, for allegedly bailing on a concert after having supposedly been paid part of her fee. Also named in the lawsuit is Jay Z, who runs Rihanna’s record label, Roc Nation. According to Ubosi’s suit, he made a deal with Rihanna’s camp Read more

King Sunny Ade, Eddie Palmieri lead Concert of Colors

Iconic Nigerian musician King Sunny Adé, veteran salsa bandleader Eddie Palmieri, calypso king Mighty Sparrow and Japanese rock duo Cibo Matto will top the bill at the 2016 Concert of Colors, festival organizers announced today. Those main-stage acts are among more than 50 style-spanning performers that will hit Midtown venues and outdoor spaces July 14-17 for the 24th edition Read more

SA’s Jesse wins premiere of Top Actor Africa

Jesse Suntele When the show was advertised at the end of 2015, there was a lot of excitement, only to be cut short by the reality that they would only audition in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. Top Actor Africa was a hit even before the auditions, thanks to the success of the South Africa-only Read more

Kanye West sued over song sample

A Hungarian artist is seeking more than $2.5 million from Kanye West, saying the rap superstar’s track “New Slaves” sampled his music without permission or royalties. Gabor Presser, who described himself as a “living legend” in Hungary, said that West’s lawyers put “extraordinary time pressure” on him to sign off quickly on use of the Read more

Bad Boy concert (Bad Boy Reunion)rocks hard with Puff Daddy, Jay Z, Lil Kim

Hours before Puff Daddy hit the stage for an all-star concert featuring his Bad Boy family, Jay Z and Mary J. Blige, he could not contain his excitement. He kissed Lil Kim on the cheek and embraced her warmly. He jumped up and down as he described their upcoming tour, and he compared his team Read more