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UK government to cut funding for BBC – Mail on Sunday report

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Britain’s government will cut the BBC’s funding by ordering a two-year freeze on the fee that people pay to watch the broadcaster, the Mail on Sunday reported. The future of the licence-payer funded British Broadcasting Corporation is a perpetual topic of political debate, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government most recently suggesting Read More…

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Entertainment coy. unveils ‘next music stars’ Soja Kid, Slimhoodiehood

Reading Time: 2 minutes An entertainment outfit in Nigeria, OBlvck Entertainment, has unveiled two upcoming music artists to its record label with a promise to dominate the music industry. According to OBlvck, the artists Stanley Eze aka Soja Kid and Aminu Adebayo aka Slimhoodiehood are a bundle of talents, ready to take over the music scene in the country. Read More…

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It’s D-Day for Thrillerbandz@Theatre music concert

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is D-Day for the Thrillerbandz@Theatre musical concert when 50 live bands will go on stage in one night at the National Theatre, Lagos. Holding from Friday, Dec. 17 to Saturday, Dec. 18, the organisers, Evergreen Music Company, say that “not less than 50 live bands are expected to showcase their musical appeal to thrill, Read More…

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50 live bands to fire Lagos at “Thrillerbandz@Theatre” concert during Yuletide

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos will go agog from Friday, Dec. 17 to Saturday, Dec. 18 when it hosts a music concert tagged, “Thrillerbandz@Theatre” billed for the National Theatre, Lagos. The organisers, Evergreen Music Company, say that “not less than 50 live bands are expected to showcase their musical appeal to thrill, pleasure and dazzle the audience and African Read More…

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Trumpet blasts for Femi Esho, renowned music curator, at 75

Reading Time: 3 minutes Renowned music curator and founder of Evergreen Musical Company, Femi Esho, is 75. His daughter and CEO, Bimbo Esho, in celebrating this milestone is profuse with adjectives to describe her father: “Cerebral, charismatic, handsome, humorous, jovial, polished, refined, smooth, suave, urbane, trailblazer.” Esho is commonly called, Baba Musician, Baba Awon Elere, or Professor of Music. Read More…

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Wizkid and Damian Marley in words

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Rob Rustling/B Plus. The Afropop star and the reggae scion link up to talk about spirituality, fatherhood, collaboration, and what connects Nigeria and Jamaica Damian Marley became a Wizkid fan after crossing paths with the Afropop star at a New York City hotel while promoting Stony Hill, his 2018 Grammy winner for Best Read More…

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Lagos leads Spotify’s list of Nigeria’s top 10 music cities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spotify, an audio streaming and media services provider, has listed the top 10 highest music listening states in Nigeria between July to September 2021. Afrobeat is now the dominant sound for Nigerian artists, just as South Africa’s Amapiano genre is also gaining momentum in the country. Top songs are Falz’s Squander, Davido’s High or Burna Read More…

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Performing youths elevate church with Ije, The Musical

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Creative Arts arm of The Elevation Church, Maryland expression, made history for the tenth time with the presentation of the stage play, Ije. The event which was held on 1st October 2021 at the Colonades Hotel, Ikoyi was a pre-launch for the Ikoyi expression of The Elevation Church which is billed to launch on Read More…

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Over 50 live bands to perform at Eko Evergreen Liveband Challenge

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Music in Africa/Afropolitan, Woodburner/YouTube. Lagos, known for its unique selling point of entertainment, hospitality and tourism in Africa, will soon be home to Africa’s biggest musical event yet, the Eko Evergreen Liveband Challenge, at a date soon to be announced. Managing Director of Evergreen Musical Company Ltd, Bimbo Esho, says the Eko Evergreen Liveband Read More…