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- Eku Edewor & Siyabonga Ngwekazi to host Channel O Africa Music Video Awards
Eku Edewor and Siyabonga Ngwekazi have been named as the 2014 year’s Channel O Africa Music Video Awards Hosts.
Come Saturday November 29th, all roads will lead to Nasrec Expo Centre in Soweto where one of biggest nights in African music show will be broadcast live. This year’s awards which will undoubtedly be awesome, will be hosted by seasoned TV presenter and director Siyabonga “Scoop” Ngwekazi and delectable Nigerian TV darling Eku Edewor.
- Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, Yemi Alade nominated for MOBO Awards
The nominees have been announced for the 2014 Mobo Awards. Set to hold in London at the SSE Arena, Wembley on 22 October, Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, Yemi Alade have been pitched against Fuse ODG, Mafikozolo, Mista Silva, DJ Clock in the Best African Act category.
Check out the full list of nominees HERE
- Wizkid & Wande Coal getting ready for joint album
Wizkid is a starboy and Wande Coal is a star, but having two of them on a track might just be a dream for music lovers in Nigeria. But this dream is about to come true as Wizkid revealed that himself and Wande Coal are presently working on an album together. Wizkid made the revelation today in an interview with top radio presenter Tolu Oniru ‘Toolz’ on Beat FM earlier today.
He was asked why Wande Coal was missing from his album despite the very close relationship they shared, and he replied thus: ‘Wande Coal is actually my very good friend, like we are very close and already we have a lot of songs together so we might just do our joint album, our fans should watch out for it.’
What do you think about this? Can this be the Biggest Joint Album in the history of Nigerian music?
- P-Square set to go on World Tour
Reports have it that Africa’s pop twins P-Square, who recently released their 6th album ‘Double Trouble’ will kick off their world tour in October 2014.
The duo are said to be kick starting their tour with a visit to two cities; Congo and Dubai. Their first tour will reportedly be at Lumbashi, Congo on the 4th of October where they will then go to Dubai on the 9th.
- Davido and Sesan Ogunro make up after long feud
Naija’s rave artist of the moment Davido has reconciled with music video director Sesan Ogunro after a major fall out last year.
After the release of his hit track Skelewu last year, the OBO backed it up with a video directed by Sesan which ended up a disappointing mess leading to his getting fired by Davido who then went on the shoot another video directed by Moe Musa, Sesan’s protege. The two had reportedly been on bad terms since then till now.
In recent times however, it seems that news of whatever beef both guys might have will have to be shelved as a picture of Davido and Sesan has appeared online. Even more, Sesan confirmed that he will be shooting two of the ‘Skelewu‘ singers newest videos in New York City via twitter, thereby confirming that whatever the beef was is now water under the bridge.
- Triple MG signs new producer
Made Men Music Group (Triple MG) has signed up fast-rising producer DJ Coublon under the record label.
The news was disclosed the via co-owner Iyanya’s Instagram account where a picture of DJ Coublon and Ubi Franklin was posted with the caption: “Congratulation to @djcoublon Welcome to Triplemg on behalf of @ubifranklintriplemg @emmanyra @teknomiles @selebobo1 @iambaci We welcome you!!! DJ Coublon produced #LeKwaUkwu, #StoryStory ft Oritse Femi amongst other songs!!! Feel free to contact him for all your Productions and Music Productions”.
DJ Coublon joins an impressive array of talents at Made Men Music Group, which include Iyanya, Tekno Miles, Baci, Emma Nyra, and Selebobo.
- Tony Tetuila joins list of political aspirants
In what most would call laughable, member of defunct group Remedies who shot to limelight with his hit song You Don Hit My Car, has made a comeback.
However, he won’t be doing music this time around. Tony Tetuila has apparently set his sights on a seat in the Kwara state House of Assembly under the umbrella of the All Progressive Congress, APC. The blond haired artiste cum budding politician is doing everything possible to get the nod of the party hierarchy for the seat and has been campaigning vigorously to represent the Irepodun local government area of the state.
He now joins the ranks of entertainers like Desmond Elliot, Bob Manuel-Udokwu, Kate Henshaw, 9ice, Julius Agwu, Kenny Saint Brown amongst others who have decided to try their hands in politics. Real names Anthony Olarenwaju Awotoye, Tetuila’s posters are all over the place in his hometown with the slogan ‘Olarenwaju Omo Wa Ni!!!’
- tooXclusive.com marks 4th year anniversary
The biggest music distribution channel in Africa and your number one entertainment hub, tooXclusive.com officially turned a year older on the 23rd of September amidst much celebration and pomp. The site took twitter by storm where it was shown much love by fans and celebrities. We also got got video shout outs from top music acts as well as media personalities. Fantastic freebies were also given to our ever loyal fans.