If you call Davido ‘man of the moment’, you wouldn’t be that far off mark. Carting in nominations for all the prominent award shows this year so far from City People Awards, NEAs, BET Awards, MTV Awards, Ghana Music Awards (all won) as well as Channel O Music Awards, MTV Europe Awards, MOBO, Future Awards, The Headies (still pending), the OBO himself is fast on his way to becoming Man of the Year. READ MORE
Daughter of billionaire oil tycoon Femi Otedola, Florence Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy who recently enrolled in the prestigious New York Univeristy to pursue a masters degree has now joined JayZ’s Roc Nation music label as an intern.
Cuppy who has in recent times made waves in the Nigerian entertainment industry as a young talented female DJ posted a photo on Instagram with this caption;
She joins international artists the likes of Rihanna, J.Cole, Rita Ora and Scottish DJ Calvin Harris also on Roc Nation.
Currently embroiled in a messy war of words with fellow artistes after the released of his highly anticipated but rather disappointing album, Wizkid has confirmed the release date of his collaborative track with controversial American pop star Chris Brown.Revealed to be ready for release by November, Starboy in an interview said, “I have recorded a song with Chris Brown, it will be released in three weeks time and trust me, everything is so African”. He will also be shooting the video to his track ‘Mummy Mi’ which will reportedly feature his mother, Alhaja J. M. Balogun.Wizkid who dedicated the song to his mother and is determined to celebrate her said, “I will shoot Mummy Mi video with my mom”.
Find the press statement released by the organizers HERE.
Much loved and highly respected singer TuFace, has revealed in an interview with NET that he and his defunct Pantashun Boyz members – Faze and BlackFace will be coming together for a collaborative track in the nearest future.Though the superstar didn’t give details when asked about the possibility of a collaboration, he was quoted saying “Actually, we are working on a song together”. This should prove to be an interesting one after their reunion and performance at 2face’s Buckwyld and Breathless concert in 2012.
Nigerian artistes have in recent times enjoyed the role of brand ambassadors for various big brands in the country. Three of Naija’s finest pop acts 2Face, Vector and Brymo were on Tuesday, 14th October 2014 unveiled as official Goodwill ambassadors of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.Unveiled at an elaborate ceremony at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Commerce House on Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, the trio became ambassadors alongside award-winning film maker, Kunle Afolayan. Brymo’s new manager, Lanre of the Bail Music Company, shared a congratulatory message saying, “Congratulations @2faceidibia1 @brymolawale @vectortheviper as you’re officially Ambassador for The Lagos Chamber of Commerce. #Music #Business #Ambassadors #Movement”.
Dv8 Media’s artiste Waconzy who is currently on tour in the United States has reportedly signed up with one of the biggest names in the Nigerian entertainment industry Edi Lawani.
This deal is said to cover Waconzy’s consultancy and bookings. Waconzy broke the news on his instagram page and this is what he said “It’s official guys . New Deal Signed and sealed. Feels great to work with the boss . Edi Lawani is a boss . Kunle I see u… It’s Team Dv8 baby”.
Exquisite magazine, the organisers of the annual ELOY (Exquisite lady of the year) awards have released the nominees list for the 6th edition of the awards, which would held at the new Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos. The awards, wit the aim of creating a hub for recognising great individuals, specifically for women and award their outstanding roles in the society, has the Mavin Records first lady leading with two nominations.
This year, Tiwa Savage has two nominations in the category of ‘Brand Ambassador’ and ‘Female Music artiste of the year while other nominees include Toke Makinwa, Waje, Seyi Shay and others.
Popular celebrity jeweler, Malivelihood has made news rounds for his special art of gifting out 24k gold-plated items to celebrities that icludes actor/actresses, musicians and even politicians. With the newly released Apple iPhone 6, he thought it wise to extend his gesture this time to wife of popular afro R&B legend, Annie Idibia and one-half of the PSquare brothers, Peter. According to sources, the new iPhone 6 finished in 24k Yellow gold 128GB is valued at $4,995.00 which is approximately a whopping N820,000! Now that’s one very generous man.